# 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
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ANSWER: Rs. 10

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
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ANSWER: 175 days

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
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ANSWER: 5:3

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

25%
33%
37%
50%
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ANSWER: 50%

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

-2
2
4
6
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ANSWER: 6

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

-1
1/3
2/3
3
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ANSWER: 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
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ANSWER: 60 gm

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

100
120
110
130
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ANSWER: 110

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
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ANSWER: 12 years

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
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ANSWER: 11

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

-24
-8
8
2
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ANSWER: 8

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
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ANSWER: 9

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
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ANSWER: Rs 100

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
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ANSWER: 100 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
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ANSWER: 64 km

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