# Aptitude test for Government jobs - Set 2

1)   Marked price of a TV is 20% more than its cost price. Yet Ajay gives a discount of 30% while selling the TV.  How much per cent loss did he incur?

a. 10%
b. 16%
c. 5%
d. 50%

2)   What angle is formed between the minutes hand and seconds’ hand of clock if they are 25 minutes apart?

a. 135°
b. 110°
c. 120°
d. 150°

3)   The minute hand and hour hand of a clock meet every 62 minutes. Does the clock gain or lose in 24 hours. And how much does it lose or gain?

a. 66(5/11) minutes
b. 72(7/11) minutes
c. 78(74/11) minutes
d. 56(65/11) minutes

4)   Since Raj was not paying attention in class, instead of multiplying M by 3/4, he divided by 3/4. This led to a difference of 14 between the two answers. What is value of M?

a. 12
b. 30
c. 24
d. 10

5)   What is increasing order of the fractions 6/7, 8/9, 7/8,  9/10?

a. 6/7, 8/9, 7/8, 9/10
b. 9/10, 7/8, 8/9, 6/7
c. 6/7, 7/8, 8/9, 9/10
d. 9/10, 8/9, 7/8, 6/7

6)   Eiffel tower’s 1/5th part is painted bronze. 1/4th of the remaining part is painted maroon. Rest of the Eiffel tower has golden color. If the height of this golden colored part is 450m, what is Eiffel towers’ height?

a. 2250m
b. 1350m
c. 1000m
d. 750m

7)   What greatest number divides 17, 42 and 93 and leaves remainders 4, 3 and 15, respectively?

a. 89
b. 78
c. 13
d. 17

8)   There are 3 equilateral triangles with sides 114cm, 76cm and 152 cm. What maximum size scale can measure them exactly?

a. 19 cm
b. 21 cm
c. 38 cm
d. None of the above

9)   Ramesh arranged his 17424 chocolates in such a way that there are as many rows as there are chocolates in each row. How many chocolates did he place in each row?

a. 138
b. 132
c. 141.2
d. 145.8

10)   What is 2252 ?

a. 50225
b. 50125
c. 55225
d. 50625

11)   A pot was 2/3rd full with mud. Ramesh removed 18 scoops of mud. But later Suresh added 12 scoops of mud. When Ramesh checked the pot was 3/5th full.  How many scoops of mud can the pot contain?

a. 90
b. 60
c. 54
d. 144

12)

a. 36
b. 445
c. - 663
d. - 575

13)

a. 0.333…
b. 0.667
c. 0.6
d. 0.75

14)   A box has 6 black, 4 red, 2 white and 3 blue shirts. Find the probability of drawing 2 black shirts if they are picked randomly?

a. 1/8
b. 2/15
c. 6/15
d. 1/7

15)   A pot contains 40 litres of juice. How much juice will be there in the pot, if 4 litres of juice was removed and was replaced by water and this process was further repeated twice?

a. 32 litre
b. 32.29 litre
c. 28 litre
d. 29.16 litre

16)   P and Q jointly buy a hotel. P invests 6 times the investment of Q. On receiving profit of Rs. 84000 what will be P’s share in it?

a. Rs. 72000
b. Rs. 60000
c. Rs. 50000
d. Rs. 66000

17)   Aman and Guddi started a hotel with Rs. 20000 and Rs. 40000, respectively. Guddi did not want to continue and so she left after 7 months. But she was replaced immediately by Jayesh who invested Rs. 72000. At the end of the year the hotel showed profit of Rs. 50600. How much should Guddi get out of the profit?

a. Rs. 16100
b. Rs. 13800
c. Rs. 16866.67
d. Rs. 16500

18)   Uma wants to gain 15% profit on her sale of sugar. She buys 120 kg of sugar at Rs. 24 per kg to mix with 180 kg of sugar bought at Rs. 28 per kg. She sells the sugar mix at ….

a. Rs. 8159
b. Rs. 9108
c. Rs. 9756
d. Rs. 8564

19)   Chaman sells 40 fans at 10% profit. He wants a total of 20% profit on the entire sale. Since he got 160 fans at rate of Rs. 100 each, at what profit must he sell the remaining fans?

a. 70/3%
b. 160/58%
c. 30%
d. 100/3%