# Aptitude test for MBA students - Set 2

1)   30% discount on Rs. 1000 and 2 successive discounts of 15% and 15% will have a difference of

a. Rs. 22.5
b. Rs. 10
c. Rs. 150
d. Rs. 0
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 22.5 Explanation: 2)   Ramesh sets his grandfather’s clock to the right time at 2.00 am on Thursday. But he didn’t know that the clock gains 20s for every 3 hours. What will the clock indicate on Friday night 6.30 pm?

a. 6.32.00 pm
b. 6.32.46 pm
c. 6.38.56 pm
d. 6.34.30 pm
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 6.34.30 pm Explanation: 3)   Jaggu set an alarm on his clock for Monday 11 am. He set his clock correctly on Sunday 1 am. He was unaware that the clock gains 20 min every 24 hours. When his alarm went off what was the actual time?

a. 28 minutes 20 seconds before 10 am
b. 28 minutes 20 seconds past 11 am
c. 31 minutes 40 seconds past 11 am
d. 31 minutes 40 seconds past 10 am
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 31 minutes 40 seconds past 10 am Explanation: 4)   Raman has 2 urns. Both these urns have some pebbles. If 20 pebbles from urn B are shifted to urn A then, the number of pebbles in each urn become interchanged. But if 10 pebbles from urn A are put into urn B, then number of pebbles in B are twice the number in A. How many pebbles do A and B have respectively?

a. 60 and 40
b. 80 and 100
c. 70 and 90
d. 50 and 70
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 50 and 70 Explanation: 5)   Since Raj was not paying attention in class, instead of multiplying M by 2/7, he divided M by 2/7. Raj’s value was 1(13/14)  more than expected value of M. What is M?

a. 3/5
b. 6/7
c. 3/4
d. 4/3
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 3/5 Explanation: 6)   A fraction is divided by reciprocal of itself. It is then multiplied by the original fraction.  What is the fraction if the answer obtained is 11(25/64)?

a. 9/4
b. 27/8
c. 9/8
d. 2/3
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 9/4 Explanation: 7)   What least number when divided by 36, 24 and 16 leaves 11 as remainder in each case?

a. 36
b. 133
c. 144
d. 155
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 155 Explanation: 8)   5 clocks ring automatically at intervals of 12 minutes, 8 minutes, 3 minutes, 4 minutes and 10 minutes, respectively. In 8 hours from the moment they start, how many times will they ring together?

a. 12 times
b. 5 times
c. 3 times
d. 4 times
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 4 times Explanation: 9)   What is the difference between 1500 and nearest perfect square number?

a. 131
b. 100
c. 56
d. None of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: None of the above Explanation: 10) a. 2
b. 9
c. 8
d. 15
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 8 Explanation: 11)   Find value of   (a2+2a+b2)/(a3-2a2 ), if a + (b2/a)= 2?

a. 4/b2
b. (2a2)/b2
c. -2a2b2
d. 4/(- b2 )
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 4/(- b2 ) Explanation: 12)   What will be value of (m+n) if we know that a. 4
b. 2
c. 0
d. 1
e. 32
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 2 Explanation: 13)   What is value of 0.0065 x 1.0004?

a. 0.065000260
b. 0.260
c. 260
d. 0.0065026
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 0.0065026 Explanation: 14)   A box has 6 black, 4 red, 2 white and 3 blue shirts. What is probability of picking at least 1 red shirt in 4 shirts that are randomly picked?

a. 4/15
b. 24/455
c. 69/91
d. 22/91
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 69/91 Explanation: 15)   One glass has juice and water in the ratio 5:2 while other glass has them in ratio 7:4, respectively. If both glasses poured in a vessel, then what will be final ratio of water to juice in the vessel?

a. 8:35
b. 52:25
c. 35:8
d. 25:52
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 25:52 Explanation: 16)   Rohit starts a travel agency by investing Rs. 40000. After 4 months Raj joins the agency. Raj invests Rs.50000. What will be profit share of Raj if they earn a total of Rs. 187000 as profit in the entire year?

a. Rs. 85000
b. Rs. 97000
c. Rs. 38800
d. Rs. 64666.67
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 85000 Explanation: 17)   Ajay and Vijay’s investment is in ratio 5 : 2. Ajay gets Rs. 3420 as profit after donating 9% of total profit to orphanage. What is Vijay’s share?

a. Rs. 4788
b. Rs. 3420
c. Rs. 5320
d. Rs. 1900
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 1900 Explanation: 18)   Ramesh gets a profit of 20% in one trade and suffers a loss of 20% in the second when he sells 2 cycles for Rs. 4000 each. What is his profit or loss in the entire trade?

a. Loss = 4%
b. Loss = 16%
c. Profit = 16%
d. Profit = 4%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Loss = 4% Explanation: 19)   If  Suraj doesn’t want three vowels together, then in how many, can he arrange letters of the word 'MARKER'?

a. 500
b. 720
c. 240
d. 360
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 240 Explanation: 20)   A trekking group is to be formed having 6 members. They are to be selected from 3 girls, 4 boys and 5 teachers. In how many ways can the group be formed so that there are 3 teachers and 3 boys or 2 girls and 4 teachers?

a. 55
b. 90
c. 27
d. 144
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 55 Explanation: 