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## Aptitude test for engineering students

Multiple choice aptitude questions and answers for engineering students. These are model questions that are frequently asked in exams and entrance test

1. Earth travels around Sun @ approximately 18.5 miles/second. This speed is how many miles per hour?

1,080
1,160
64,800
66,600

2. If S were twice as old as he is, he would be 40 years older than J. J is 10 years younger than S. How old is S?

20 yrs
30 yrs
40 yrs
50 yrs

3. (v3 + 2)(v3 - 2) =

v3 - 4
v6 - 4
- 1
1

4. A produces 120 bolts/40 seconds; B produces 100/20 seconds. If the two run simultaneously, how many seconds will it take for them to produce a total of 200 bolts?

22
25
28
32

5. A sum of money was to be divided amongst A and B in the ratio of 2:3. If the money is divided in the ratio of 3: 2, A will benefit by Rs. 75. The total money is

Rs. 325
Rs. 375
Rs. 250
Rs. 225

6. If one man or two women or three boys can do a piece of work in 22 days, then the same piece of work will be done by 1 man, 1 boy and 1 woman in:

8 days
6 days
12 days
11 days

7. A person sells a book for Rs. 11. He gains as many percent as its cost price in rupees. What is the cost price?

Rs. 10
Rs. 12
Rs. 7.50
Rs. 5.50

8. The average age of a father and his only son is 25% more than the average age of that boy and his mother. When that boy was born, his mother was 30 years old and his father was 40 years old. Find the present age of father.

55
48
65
45

9. A vessel is filled to its capacity with pure milk. Ten litres are withdrawn from it and replaced by water. This procedure is repeated again. The vessel now has 32 litres of milk. Find the capacity of the vessel (in litres).

40
50
45
55

10. If n = 1 + x, where x is the product of 4 consecutive positive integers, then which of the following is/are true?
1. n is odd;
2. n is prime
3. n is a perfect square

1 and 3 only
1 and 2 only
1 only
None of these

11. After the division of a number successively by 3,4,7 , the remainders obtained are 2, 1 and 4 respectively. What will be the remainder if 84 divides the same number?

80
76
41
53

12. A can build a wall in the same time in which B and C together can do it. If A and B together could do it in 25 days and C alone in 35 days, in what time could B alone do it?

175 days
100 days
90 days
None of these

13. 6 men and 8 women can do as much work in a given time as 3 men and 13 women. The capacities of a man and a woman are in the ratio

3:8
3:5
5:3
5:8

14. The gross income of a person is Rs. 25,000. 20% of his income is exempted from income-tax and the rate of income tax is 5%. His net income is.

23500
24000
24500
None of these

15. A is twice as good a workman as B and takes 18 days less to do a piece of work than B takes. A and B together can finish the work in

15 Days
12 Days
18 Days
12 and 1/2 Days

16. Sum of a number and its square is 182. What is the number?

14
13
26
28

17. The ratio between S.P and C.P. is 7:5. What is the ratio between profit and C.P.

2:7
5:2
2:5
None of these

18. C.P of 12 pens = S.P. of 8 pens. Calculate the gain percentage.

25%
33%
37%
50%

19. If x + 2y = 10 and x/y =3 then x =

-2
2
4
6

20. If 1+ 1/x = 2 - 2/x then x =

-1
1/3
2/3
3

21. Cost of a camera including 15% duty was Rs.4600. What was the price at which the camera was bought?

Rs.3910
Rs.4000
Rs.4200
None of the above

22. A trader gives a discount of 10% on list price of Rs.50 of certain articles and makes a profit of Rs.25. What is his profit margin?

100%
125%
150%
120%

23. P made a profit of 15% by selling an article. Had he bought the articles for Rs.2 less, he would have made a profit of 20%. The cost price of the article is -

48
50
46
24

24. 300 gm of sugar solution has 40% sugar. How much sugar should be added to make it 50% in the solution?

55 gm
60 gm
70 gm
40 gm

25. There are rabbits and pigeons. There are 200 heads and 580 legs. How many pigeons are there?

100
120
110
130

26. 4 waiters can serve 250 dishes in 8 days by working 5 hours/day. For how many hours/day would 2 waiters have to work to serve 500 dishes in 20 days?

6 hrs/day
7 hrs/day
8 hrs/day
9 hrs/day

27. A rectangular room can be partitioned into two equal square rooms by a 7 m long partition. Find the area of the rectangular room.

49 sq. m
98 sq. m
147 sq. m
None of these

28. Two trains are moving in opposite directions. Their lenghts are 100 m each and they cross each other in 8 seconds. The speed of one train is twice that of other. Find the speed of the faster train.

75 kmph
60 kmph
50 kmph
30 kmph

29. Total age of A and B is 12 years more than the total age of B and C. By how many years is C younger than A?

12 years
24 years
Data insufficient
None of these

30. A and B started a business together. Their investment is in the ratio 3:2. Out of the total profit made, 5% goes to charity. A gets Rs 855 as his share. What is the total profit?

Rs. 1425
Rs. 1450
Rs. 1500
Rs. 1576