**APTITUDE QUIZ**

**Q1. The ratio of the father’s age to his son’s age is 7 : 3. The product of their ages is 756. The ratio of their ages after 6 years will be:**

- 2 : 1
- 5 : 2
- 11 : 7
- 13 : 9

**Q2. A father is said to his son, “ I was as old as you, are at present at the time of your birth.” If the father’s age is 38 years now, the son’s age five years back was:**

- 14 years
- 19 years
- 33 years
- 38 years

**Q3. Rajesh is 40 years old and Rohan is 60 years old. How many years ago was the ratio of their ages 3 : 5?**

- 5 years
- 10 years
- 20 years
- 25 years

**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 age of three boys is 25 years and their ages are in the proportion 3 : 5 : 7. The age of the youngest boy is:**

- 9 years
- 15 years
- 18 years
- 21 years

**Q6. Salaries of Prasanna and Sathish are in the ratio 2 : 3. If the salary of each is increased by Rs. 4000, the new ratio becomes 40 : 57. What is Sathish’s present salary?**

- Rs. 15000
- Rs. 18000
- Rs. 38000
- Rs. 43000

**Q7. The mean proportional between 234 and 104 is:**

- 12
- 39
- 54
- 156

**Q8. Which of the following ratios is greatest?**

- 7 : 15
- 15 : 23
- 17 : 25
- 21 : 29

**Q9. 85% of a number is added to 24, the result is the same number. Find the number?**

- 150
- 140
- 130
- 160

**Q10. 40 is subtracted from 60% of a number, the result is 50. Find the number?**

- 150
- 140
- 130
- 110

**Q11. 96% of the population of a village is 23040. The total population of the village is?**

- 32256
- 24000
- 24936
- 25640

**Q12. If the price has fallen by 10% what percent of its consumption be: increased so that the expenditure may be the same as before?**

- 11%
- 10%
- 11 1/9 %
- 9 1/11 %

**Q13. If y exceeds x by 25%, then x is less than y by?**

- 16%
- 16 1/3 %
- 20%
- 16 3/5 %

**Q14. The salary of Mr. X is 30% more than that of Mr. Y . Find what percent of Mr. Y’s salary is less than Mr. X’s?**

- 30%
- 25 1/13 %
- 23 1/13 %
- 22 1/13 %

**Q15. In an examination 38% of students fail in English and 61% pass in Hindi and 23% fail in both. Find the actual failure percentage?**

- 46%
- 61%
- 54%
- 70%

**Q16. Two numbers are respectively 20% and 25% more than a third number. The percentage that is first of the second is?**

- 80%
- 85%
- 96%
- 125%

**Q17. A sells his goods 50% cheaper than B but 50% dearer than C. The cheapest is?**

- A
- B
- C
- All Alike

**Q18. The salary of a typist was at first raised by 10% and then the same was reduced by 5%. If he presently draws Rs.1045.What was his original salary?**

- 900
- 950
- 1000
- 975

**Q19. The tax on a commodity is diminished by 20% and its consumption increased by 15%. The effect on revenue is?**

- It increases by 8%
- It decreases by 8%
- No change in revenue
- It increases by 10%
- None

**Q20. A candidate got 35% of the votes polled and he lost to his rival by 2250 votes. How many votes were cast?**

- 7500
- 5000
- 6000
- 3500

**ANSWERS**

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