# Aptitude test for Government jobs - Set 4

1)   What is value of (0.000001) ?

a. 0.000001
b. 0.001
c. 1/100
d. 0.1
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 1/100 Explanation: 2)   Johnny employs 8 workers to work for 6 hours per day. In total he pays them Rs. 630 for a week. How much should Johnny pay 18 workers working 4 hours per day for a week?

a. Rs. 945
b. Rs. 645
c. Rs. 630
d. Rs. 1050
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 945 Explanation: 3)   Jay, Veeru and Basanti start a travel agency. Jay contributes Rs. 9100, while Veeru and Basanti invest Rs. 6825 and Rs. 8190 respectively. If Jay, Veeru and Basanti invest for 3 months, 2 months and 5 months respectively. How much will Veeru get out of total profit of Rs. 4158?

a. Rs. 693
b. Rs. 1036
c. Rs. 986
d. Rs. 1247
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 693 Explanation: 4)   If a shopkeeper gives 20% discount and then 10% discount on a pen, which has the marked price of Rs. 500, how much would be the selling price of the pen?

a. Rs. 350
b. Rs. 150
c. Rs. 320
d. Rs. 360
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 360 Explanation: 5)   What will be value of (74.6-38.9-5.7)/(26.4-18.9) ?

a. 3.5
b. 2.25
c. 2.0
d. 4.0
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 4.0 Explanation: 6)   Rs. 15000 were invested by Ram and Shyam together to start a small business. They got a profit of Rs. 2000 at the end of the year. Shyam took his profit share of Rs. 600. How much did Ram invest?

a. Rs. 9000
b. Rs. 4500
c. Rs. 10500
d. Rs. 11000
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 10500 Explanation: 7)   P gave Rs. 12000 for starting a business. Q gave Rs. 16000. What will be share of profit of R after 2 years, if R comes after 8 months with his Rs. 15000 and profit earned by P, Q and R is Rs. 45600?

a. Rs. 24000
b. Rs. 12000
c. Rs. 6000
d. Rs. 18000
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 12000 Explanation: 8)   Hiralal wants to build a tank. He employed 7 workers to do the work. It was expected to get completed in 12 days. 5 days after starting the work, 2 workers were fired by him. Remaining workers will take how much time to complete the work?

a. 49/5 days
b. 39/7 days
c. 25/7 days
d. 38/5 days
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 49/5 days Explanation: 9)   8 men can paint a house in 12 days. However, 12 women can paint the same house in 16 days. 16 men started painting the house. After 3 days of painting, 10 men were replaced by 4 women. Now how many days will they take to complete the remaining painting?

a. 8 days
b. 10 days
c. 12 days
d. 6 days
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 6 days Explanation: 10)   There is a 10% discount on a dozen pairs of trousers marked at Rs. 8000. How many pair of trousers can be bought with Rs. 2400?

a. 7
b. 2
c. 4
d. 8
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 4 Explanation: 11)   Chandrika raised the price of their products by 40%. How much discount should they give so as to sell the products on no profit no loss basis?

a. 40%
b. 28.5%
c. 22.5%
d. 32.75%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 28.5% Explanation: 12)   Blackberry announced a discount of 25% on their trousers. Vivek went to shop. He wanted to save Rs. 400 in discount. How many trousers should he buy to do so, if each trouser costs Rs. 320?

a. 5
b. 4
c. 10
d. 50
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 5 Explanation: 13)   Sonali could not decide between discount of 30% or two successive discounts of 25% and 5%, both given on shopping of Rs. 2000. What is the difference between both the discounts?

a. Rs. 15
b. Rs. 25
c. Rs. 100
d. There is no difference
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 25 Explanation: 14)   Which of the following will yield maximum discount on Rs. 6896?

1) 2 successive discounts of 5% and 5%
2) Single discount of 10%
3) 2 successive discounts of 8% and 2%

a. 3
b. 2
c. 1
d. All will yield same discount
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 2 Explanation: 15)   Rohit buys some rice at Rs. 10.40 per kg. He mixes it with some rice having price Rs. 8.8 per kg. The final mixture becomes 15kg in weight and with total worth Rs. 146.40. What is the quantity of rice priced at Rs. 8.8 per kg?

a. 9 kg
b. 10 kg
c. 5 kg
d. 6 kg
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 6 kg Explanation: 16) a. 12
b. 6
c. 16
d. 8
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 12 Explanation: 17)   Raj has Rs. 1301 with him. He divided it amongst his sons Prakash and Prashant and asked them to invest it at 4% rate of interest compounded annually. It was seen that Prakash and Prashant got same amount after 17 and 19 years respectively. How much did Raj give to Prashant?

a. Rs. 705
b. Rs. 615
c. Rs. 676
d. Rs. 625
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 625 Explanation: 18) a. 125
b. 325
c. 225
d. 343
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 225 Explanation: 19)   Guddi’s swimming speed in still water to the speed of river is 7:1. She swims 4.2 km up the river in just 14 min. How much time will Guddi take to swim 18.4 km down the river?

a. 46 minutes
b. 12 minutes
c. 23 minutes
d. 11 minutes
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 46 minutes Explanation: 20)   Sunil started a juice (lemon syrup + water) counter. Initially he had 140 liter juice which had 30% water in it. He sold 20 liters of the juice. Then he added equal amount of lemon syrup and water. Now the ratio of water to lemon syrup became 1:2. How much water was added later on?

a. 9 liters
b. 12 liters
c. 14 liters
d. 20 liters
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 12 liters Explanation: 