# Aptitude Test for Freshers - Set 2

1)   If successive discounts are 10%, 20% and 30%, then what is its single equivalent discount?

a. 60%
b. 40.56%
c. 49.6%
d. 30%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 49.6% Explanation: 2)   In order that there may be a profit of 20% after allowing a discount of 40% on the marked price, the cost price of an article has to be increased by?

a. 66.67%
b. 33.33%
c. 50%
d. 100%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 100% Explanation: 3)   Ramesh wants to set the clock hands 8 minutes apart between 10 o'clock and 11 o'clock. What would be the time shown in the clock if he does so?

a. 3(3/11) minutes before 11 o’ clock and 63(3/11) minutes past 10 o’ clock
b. 43(9/11) minutes past 10 o’ clock and 3(3/11) minutes past 11 o’ clock
c. 43(9/11) minutes past 10 o’ clock and 58(9/11) minutes before 11 o’ clock
d. 43(9/11) minutes past 10 o’ clock and 3(3/11) minutes before 11 o’ clock
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 43(9/11) minutes past 10 o’ clock and 3(3/11) minutes past 11 o’ clock Explanation: 4)   Summation of 5 consecutive numbers is found out to be 335. If we add the largest and smallest number what will we get?

a. 134
b. 150
c. 174
d. 226
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 134 Explanation: 5)   Which of the following is largest fraction amongst 5/8, 3/7, 2/9,  4/5?

a. 3/7
b. 5/8
c. 4/5
d. All are equal
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 4/5 Explanation:  6)   Which rational numbers lie between 1/3 and  4/5 ?

a. 21/42 and 9/50
b. 693/1000 and 22/30
c. 1/6 and 5/6
d. 1/2 and 1/4
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 693/1000 and 22/30 Explanation: 7)   What is HCF of  36/75, 48/150 , 72/135?

a. 12/1350
b. 150/36
c. 1350/36
d. 72/225
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 12/1350 Explanation: 8)   What largest number will divide 47, 35 and 27 leaving same remainder in each case? What will be the common remainder?

a. 9, 1
b. 1, 9
c. 4, 3
d. 3, 4
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 4, 3 Explanation: 9)   Ajay had some books in his library. He tried packing them in bags in various ways. While packing 85 books in each bag, 9 bags were not filled completely. Also, while packing 58 books in each bag, 13 bags were not enough to pack all the books. But in the end he was able to pack the books in M bags each having M books. How many books did Ajay have?

a. 765
b. 812
c. 729
d. 784
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 784 Explanation: 10)   What is value of 60.004096?

a. 0.4
b. 4
c. 0.04
d. 64
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 0.4 Explanation: 11)   In a class, there are some girls and boys. One day, 30 boys leave the class, so there were 4 girls for each boy. After some time, on the same day, 175 girls leave the class. Then, there were 2 boys for each girl. How much would be double the number of boys originally present in the class?

a. 225
b. 193
c. 160
d. None of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 160 Explanation: 12)   What will be value of c, if a(a+b+c) = 85; b(a+b+c) = 96; c(a+b+c) = 108?

a. 108/96
b. 108/11
c. 108/17
d. 108/85
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 108/17 Explanation: 13) a. 963
b. 1800
c. 2400
d. 2700
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 2400 Explanation: 14)   In a set of 30 game cards, 17 are white and rest are green. 4 white and 5 green are marked IMPORTANT. If a card is chosen randomly from this set, what is the possibility of choosing a green card or an ‘IMPORTANT’ card?

a. 13/30
b. 22/30
c. 17/30
d. 9/13
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 17/30 Explanation: 15)   How much milk should be added in a milk solution to make milk quantity in it 75%, if 80 L of milk solution has 45% milk in it?

a. 96 litres
b. 75 litres
c. 30 litres
d. 110 litres
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 96 litres Explanation: 16)   A mixture of two food items has a salt to sugar ratio of 7 : 32. The ratio of salt to sugar is 2 : 11 and 5 : 21, in the two individual types of food items. In what proportion are the 2 food items mixed?

a. 10 : 321
b. 1 : 2
c. 7 : 32
d. 2 : 1
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 1 : 2 Explanation: 17)   P and Q invested in a hotel with Rs. 35000 and Rs. 25000 respectively.  R comes along and puts a condition that each must share the profit equally. To do so, he gives Rs. 400000 to P and Q to share between them. In what ratio do A and B respectively share the money given by C?

a. 13:7
b. 7:13
c. 7:5
d. 5:7
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 7:13 Explanation: 18)   Rambabu sells paper planes at the rate of 20 planes for Re. 1. If he gets profit of 20%, how many planes did he buy in 1 rupee?

a. 16
b. 40
c. 24
d. 36
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 24 Explanation: 19)   Rohit got profit of 11½% by selling his old car. However he realized that had he sold it for Rs. 8100 more, his profit would be 38.5%. At what price did he buy the car?

a. Rs. 44500
b. Rs. 55000
c. Rs. 41000
d. Rs. 30000
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 30000 Explanation: 20)   There are 35 people in a group. There are 12 school girls, 10 school boys, 5 senior citizens and 8 babies in the group. The organizer of the group wants to select a school girl or a school boy as leader of the group. In how many ways can he do so?

a. 22
b. 1/2
c. 13
d. 35
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 22 Explanation: 