# Placement papers on Aptitude - Set 2

## Placement papers on Aptitude - Set 2

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

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

25%
33%
37%
50%

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

-2
2
4
6

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

-1
1/3
2/3
3

7. 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

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

100
120
110
130

9. 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

10. 40 feet rope is cut into 2. One piece is 18 feet longer than the other. What is the length of the shorter piece?

9
11
18
22

11. If x + 5y = 16 and x= -3y, then y =

-24
-8
8
2

12. The average of 5 quantities is 6. The average of 3 of them is 4. What is the average of remaining 2 numbers?

9
10
8
9.5

13. A, B and C distribute Rs. 1,000 among them. A and C have Rs. 400, B and C Rs. 700. How much does C have?

Rs 100
Rs 50
Rs 200
Rs 300

14. A full milk glass weighs 2.5 times that of an empty one. If a glass of milk is 250 gm, then the empty glass is

100 g
71.25 g
71.43 g
350 g

15. 2 runners cover the same distance at 15 and 16 kmph. Find the distance if one takes 16 minutes more than the other.

64 km
66 km
68 km
70 km