**APTITUDE QUIZ**

**Q1. A train running at the speed of 60 km/hr crosses a pole in 9 seconds. What is the length of the train?**

- 120 metres
- 180 metres
- 324 metres
- 150 metres

**Q2. Sakshi can do a piece of work in 20 days. Tanya is 25% more efficient than Sakshi. The number of days taken by Tanya to do the same piece of work is:**

- 15
- 16
- 18
- 25

**Q3. When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?**

- Rs. 21,000
- Rs. 22,500
- Rs. 25,300
- Rs. 25,800

**Q4. The age of father 10 years ago was thrice the age of his son. Ten years hence, father’s age will be twice that of his son. The ratio of their present ages is:**

- 5 : 2
- 7 : 3
- 9 : 2
- 13 : 4

**Q5. The average weight of A, B and C is 45 kg. If the average weight of A and B be 40 kg and that of B and C be 43 kg, then the weight of B is:**

- 17 kg
- 20 kg
- 26 kg
- 31 kg

**Q6. In covering a distance of 30 km, Abhay takes 2 hours more than Sameer. If Abhay doubles his speed, then he would take 1 hour less than Sameer. Abhay’s speed is:**

- 5 kmph
- 6 kmph
- 6.25 kmph
- 7.5 kmph

**Q7. A sum of money amounts to Rs. 9800 after 5 years and Rs. 12005 after 8 years at the same rate of simple interest. The rate of interest per annum is:**

- 5%
- 8%
- 12%
- 15%

**Q8. A began a business with Rs. 85,000. He was joined afterwards by B with Rs. 42,500. For how much period does B join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of 3 : 1?**

- 4 months
- 5 months
- 6 months
- 8 months

**Q9. January 1, 2007 was Monday. What day of the week lies on Jan. 1, 2008?**

- Monday
- Tuesday
- Wednesday
- Sunday

**Q10. A rectangular field is to be fenced on three sides leaving a side of 20 feet uncovered. If the area of the field is 680 sq. feet, how many feet of fencing will be required?**

- 34
- 40
- 68
- 88

**Q11. The angle of elevation of the sun, when the length of the shadow of a tree 3 times the height of the tree, is:**

- 30º
- 45º
- 60º
- 90º

**Q12. Simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 8% per annum is half the compound interest on Rs. 4000 for 2 years at 10% per annum. The sum placed on simple interest is:**

- Rs. 1550
- Rs. 1650
- Rs. 1750
- Rs. 2000

**Q13. Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of Rs. 550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to Y, how much is Y paid per week?**

- Rs. 200
- Rs. 250
- Rs. 300
- None of these

**Q14. How many times are the hands of a clock at right angle in a day?**

- 22
- 24
- 44
- 48

**Q15. A cistern 6m long and 4 m wide contains water up to a depth of 1 m 25 cm. The total area of the wet surface is:**

- 49 m2
- 50 m2
- 53.5 m2
- 55 m2

**Q16. If the average of 10% of a number, 25% of that number, 50% of that number and 75% of that is 24, then the number will be**

- 50
- 60
- 70
- 80

**Q17. The average salary of all the workers in a workshop is Rs. 8,000/-. The average salary of 7 technicians is Rs. 12,000/- and the average salary of the rest is Rs. 6,000/-. The total number of the workers in the workshop is**

- 20
- 21
- 22
- 23

**Q18. The average of 5 numbers is 27. If one number is excluded, the average becomes 25. The excluded number is**

- 25
- 27
- 30
- 35

**Q19 .The average age of 50 students and a teacher is 25 years. When the teacher’s age is excluded, the average age decreases by 1 year. What is the age of the teacher?**

a.65

b.75

c.74

d.64

**Q20. Average weight of 3 men A, B and C is 80 kg. Another man D joins the group and the average now becomes 75 kg. If another man E, whose weight is 2 kg more than that of D, replaces A then the average weight of B, C, D and E becomes 77 kg. The weight of A is:**

a.54 kg

b.60 kg

c.52 kg

d.64 kg

**-:ANSWERS:-**

**1ANSWER:D**

**2ANSWER:B**

**3ANSWER:C**

**4ANSWER:B**

**5ANSWER:D**

**6ANSWER:A**

**7ANSWER:C**

**8ANSWER:D**

**9ANSWER:B**

**10ANSWER:D**

**11ANSWER:A**

**12ANSWER:C**

**13ANSWER:B**

**14ANSWER:C**

**15ANSWER:A**

**16ANSWER:B**

**17ANSWER:B**

**18ANSWER:D**

**19ANSWER:B**

**20ANSWER:A**