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**Round 1 Aptitude Test
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Time: 60 mins Set-I MM: 165

Directions:

There are 55 ques, each of them containing 3 marks. The test consists of two sections, section A & section B. Section A consists of 40 questions & 1/3rd i.e. 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. Section B consists of 15 questions & there is no negative marking in this section. In case of clash, person with minimum negative marking will be selected. Any sort of unfair means could result in cancellation. The answer should be written in the answer sheet provided at the end. Please fill the desired information in the space provided. All the Best.

Name:

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Year & Trade: _________________________________ Roll No.: ______________________________________ College: ______________________________________

SECTION A

1. Along a road lie an odd no.of stones placed at intervals of 10m. These stones have to be assembled around the middle stone. A person can carry only one stone at a time. A man carried out the job starting with the stone in the middle, carrying stones in succession, thereby covering a distance of 4.8km. Then the no.of stones is a) 35 b) 15 c) 29 d) 31 2. A batsman makes a score of 270 runs in the 87th inning and thus increases his average by a certain no. of runs that is a whole number. Find the possible value of new average a) 98 b) 35 c) 56 d) All of these 3. A shipping clerk has five boxes of different but unknown weights each weighing less than 100kg. The clerk weighs the boxes in pairs. The weight obtained are 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120, 121kg. What is the weight of the heaviest box? a) 60 b) 62 c) 64 d) Can¶t be determine 4. Two numbers x and y are 20% and 28% less than a 3rd no. z. find by what percentage is the no. y less than the no. x a) 8% b) 12% c) 10% d) 9 5. A carpenter want to sell 40 chairs if he sells them at Rs156 per chair , he would be able to sell all the chair but for every Rs 6 increase in the price , he will be left with one additional unsold chair. At what selling price would he be able to maximize profit?(assuming unsold chair remains with him) a) 198 b) 192 c) 204 d) 210 6. A bag contains 25 paise, 50 paise & 1 rupee coins. There are 220 coins in all & the total amount in the bag is Rs.160. If there are thrice as many 1 re. coins as there are 25 paise coins, then what is the no. of 50 paise coins? a) 60 b) 40

c) 120 d) 80 7. In a race of 200m run, Ashish beats Sunil by 20 metres and Sumit by 40 metres. If Sunil & Sumit are running a race of 100 metres with exactly the same speed as before then by how much metres will Sunil beat Sumit? a) 11.11 m b) 10 m c) 12 m d) 25 m 8. The remainder obtained when 43101 + 23101 is divided by 66 is : a) 2 b) 10 c) 35 d) None of these 9. Fraction is such that if the double of the numerator and the triple of the denominator is changed by +10% and -30% respectively then we get 11% of 16/21. Find the fraction a) 4/25 b) 2/25 c) 3/25 d) None of these 10. Dev and Sameer can do a piece of work in 45 and 40 days respectively. They began the work together, but as usually Dev is usually lazy and leaves the work after some days and Sameer finished the remaining work in 23 days. After how many days did Dev leave a) 7 days b) 8 days c) 9 days d) 11 days 11. At a party, everyone shook hands with everybody else. There were 66 handshakes. How many people were at the party? a) 11 b) 12 c) 13 d) 14 12. There is a circular ring in which there are 12 black mice and one white mice. a cat walks circularly in the ring and eats every 12th mice. where should the cat start so that he white mice is the last one to be eaten by cat? a) 12 b) 13 c) 11 d) 6

13. A farmer sold two of his cows for 210/-. He sold one cow at a profit of 10% and other for a loss of 10%. Totally he gained 5% on selling both the cows. What is the original cost of each cow? a) 130 and 70 b) 150 and 50 c) 120 and 80 d) 115 and 85 14. At 6'o clock clock ticks 6 times. The time between first and last ticks was 35sec. How much time it takes at 12'o clock. a) 70 sec b) 77 sec c) 76 sec d) 67 sec 15. There are 20 balls of green color, 20 balls of red color,20 balls of blue color,20 of balck,20 of yellow. How many u have to pick to guarantee 2pairs of same color? a) 6 b) 5 c) 3 d) 7 16. There are 3 societies a, b, c a lent tractors to b and c as many as they had. After some time b gave as many tractors to a and c as many as they have. After sometime c did the same thing. At the end of this transaction each one of them had 24. Find the tractors each originally had. a) a had 21 b had 39 c had 12 b) a had 39 b had 12 c had 21 c) a had 39 b had 21 c had 12 d) a had 39 b had 21 c had 22 17. There is a five digit number It has 2 prime digits(1 is not a prime number) The third digit is the highest The second digit is lowest The first digit is 1 less that third digit The fifth is half of the fourth The sum of 4-th and 5-th digit is less that first a) 71675 b) 71842 c) 71987 d) 76898 18. Sam , sue & sally stayed in the same road. Their house nos are in between 1-99. They are not living in consecutive houses. Sue asked sam "is your house no a square" and "is it greater than 50". He answered 2nd question correctly, but she thought he had answered all questions correctly, and went to a wrong address. Sally asked sam "is your house no a cube" and "is it greater than 25". He answered 2nd question correctly, but she thought he had answered all questions correctly, and went to a wrong address. What is the house no of SAM, SUE and SALLY. a) b) c) d) sam 55, Sue 81 and Sally 64 sam 55, Sue 64 and Sally 81 sam 81, Sue 55 and Sally 64 None of the above

19. The owner of the mansion has been murdered. The visitors to the mansion were Allen, Bixby, Crain. condition: a) The murderer was one of the three visitors, arrived at the mansion later than atleast one of the other two visitors. condition: b) A detective who was one of the three visitors arrived at the mansion earlier than atleast one of the other two visitors. condition: c) the detective arrived at the mansion at midnight. condition: d) nither Allen nr Bixby arrived at the mansion after midnight. condition: e) The earlier arriver of Bixby and Crane was not the detective. condition: f) The later arriver of Allen and Crain was not the murderer. Who was the murderer. a) Bixby b) Crane c) Allen d) Crain 20. In 8*8 chess board what is the total number of squares? a) 104 b) 200 c) 204 d) 206 21. There is a 4 inch cube painted on all sides. This is cut down into of 1 inch cubes. What is the no of cubes which have no painted sides. a) 6 b) 5 c) 8 d) 4 22. If DISTANCE is written as IDTUBECN and DOCUMENT is written as ODDVNTNE then THURSDAY will be written as a) HTVSTYAD b) HTUSTYAD c) HTVSTYBD d) None of the given answers 23. A man decides to buy a nice horse. He pays $60 for it, and he is very content with the strong animal. After a year, the value of the horse has increased to $70 and he decides to sell the horse. But already a few days later he regrets his decision to sell the beautiful horse, and he buys it again. Unfortunately he has to pay $80 to get it back, so he loses $10. After another year of owning the horse, he finally decides to sell the horse for $90. What is the overall profit the man makes? a) $10 b) $20 c) $0 d) $30 24. A bus run at 100 km/hr top speed. It can carry a maximum of 6 persons. If speed of bus decreases in fixed proportion with increase in number of person, find speed when three person are traveling in bus. a) 100km/hr b) 50km/hr c) 75km/hr d) None of these

25. A man ate 100 bananas in five days, each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the first day? a) 8 b) 10 c) 12 d) 14 26. A company contracts to paint 3 houses. Mr.Brown can paint a house in 6 days while Mr.Black would take 8 days and Mr.Blue 12 days. After 8 days Mr.Brown goes on vacation and Mr. Black begins to work for a period of 6 days. How many days will it take Mr.Blue to complete the contract? a) b) c) d) 7 8 11 12

27. If 289+124=435 how much is 982+421? a) b) c) d) 1403 1423 1513 1623

28. There are 64651 identical balls, out of which exactly 64650 balls are of equal weight & the remaining ball is defective in terms of weight. What is the min. no of times one will have to use the Pan balance to exactly locate the defective ball? a) b) c) d) 11 10 8 None of these

29. After three successive equal percentage in salary the sum of 100rupees turned into 140rupees & 49paise. Find the percentage rise in the salary? a) b) c) d) 12% 22% 66% 82%

30. The average age of 10 members of a committee is the same as it was 4 years ago,

because an old member has been replaced by a young member. Find how much younger is the new member?

a) b) c) d) 35 40 25 30 years years years years

Comprehension

1. Five houses lettered A,B,C,D, & E are built in a row next to each other. The houses are lined up in the order A,B,C,D, & E. Each of the five houses has a colored chimney. The roof and chimney of each house must be painted as follows. i. The roof must be painted either green, red , or yellow. ii. The chimney must be painted either white, black, or red. iii. No house may have the same color chimney as the color of roof. iv. No house may use any of the same colors that the every next house uses. v. House E has a green roof. vi. House B has a red roof and a black chimney.

31. Which of the following is true ?

(a) At least two houses have black chimney. (b) At least two houses have red roofs. (c) At least two houses have white chimneys (d) At least two houses have green roofs (e) At least two houses have yellow roofs 32. Which must be false ? (a) House A has a yellow roof (b) House A & C have different color chimney (c) House D has a black chimney (d) House E has a white chimney (e) House B&D have the same color roof. 33. If house C has a yellow roof. Which must be true. (a) House E has a white chimney (b) House E has a black chimney (c) House E has a red chimney (d) House D has a red chimney (e) House C has a black chimney 34. Which possible combinations of roof & chimney can house I. A red roof 7 a black chimney II. A yellow roof & a red chimney III. A yellow roof & a black chimney (a) I only (b) II only (c) III only (d) I & II only (e) I&II&III

2. Six swimmers A, B, C, D, E, F compete in a race. The outcome is as follows. i. B does not win. ii. Only two swimmers separate E & D iii. A is behind D & E

iv. B is ahead of E , with one swimmer intervening v. F is a head of D 35. Who stood fifth in the race ? (a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D (e) E 36. How many swimmers seperate A and F ? (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4 (e) cannot be determined 37. The swimmer between C & E is (a) none (b) F (c) D (d) B (e) A

3. The following figure depicts three views of a cube. Based on this, answer questions 6 5 1 4

2 2

2 333 3 2

3 3

6

38. The number on the face opposite to the face carrying 1 is (a) 3 (b) 5 (c) 4 (d) 6

39. The number on the faces adjacent to the face marked 5 are (a) 1,4,6,3 (b) 6,2,4,1 (c) 2,1,3,4 (d) 6,2,4,3

40. Which of the following pairs does not correctly give the numbers on the opposite faces. (1) 6,5 (2) 4,1 (3) 1,3 (4) 4,2

SECTION B

41. A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The member replied, "six" and was let in. A second member came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The member replied, "three" and was let in. The man thought he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said, "ten" and the man replied, "five". But he was not let in. What should have he said? 42. There are 20 pieces of bread to divide among 20 people. A man eats 3 pieces, woman eats 2 pieces and a child eats half piece of bread. Tell the correct combination of men, women and children so that they are 20 people in total and everyone gets the bread. Note that a man cannot eat less than 3 or more than 3. A woman cannot eat less than 2 or more than 2 and the child cannot eat less than half or more than half piece of the bread. You have to tell there are how may are men, women and children in those 20 people. 43. Three people picked 65 apples altogether. At the first tree they each picked the same number of apples. At the second tree they each picked 3 times as many as they picked at the first tree. When they finished at the third tree, the group had 5 times as many apples as they had when they started at that tree. At the fourth tree the group picked just 5 apples. How many apples did each person pick at the first tree? 44. 4 criminals are caught and are to be punished. The Judge allows them to be freed if they can solve a puzzle. If they do not, they will be hung. They agreed. The 4 criminals are lined up on some steps (shown in picture). They are all facing in the same direction. A wall seperates the fourth man from the other three.

To Summarise y y y y Man Man Man Man 1 2 3 4 can can can can see see see see men 2 and 3. man 3. none of the others. none of the others.

The criminals are wearing hats. They are told that there are two white hats and two black hats. The men initially don't know what colour hat they are wearing. They are told to shout out the colour of the hat that they are wearing as soon as they know for certain what colour it is.

y y y

They are not allowed to turn round or move. They are not allowed to talk to each other. They are not allowed to take their hats off.

Now the question is "Who is the first person to shout out?" 45. Mr. Shah decided to walk down the escalator of a tube station. He found that if he walks down 26 steps, he requires 30seconds to reach the bottom. However, if he steps down 34

stair she would only require 18 seconds to get to the bottom. If the time is measured from the moment the top step begins to descend to the time he steps off the last step at the bottom, find out the height of the stair way in steps? 46. A number of cats got together and decided to kill between them 999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal number of mice. Each cat killed more mice than there were cats. How many cats do you think there were ? 47. Find five consecutive numbers below that total 23. 629347293264912 48. Which two words are closest in meaning? qualified, practicable, puissant, feasible, mundane, fine 49. 9, 16, 13, 13, 17, 10, 21, 7,_? What number should replace the question mark? 50. 3182596 is to 65283 and 6742835 is to 53476 therefore 7496258 is to ?

Data Sufficiency

Directions : For questions in this section (a) If condition (i) alone is sufficient (b) If condition (ii) alone is sufficient (c) If both conditions together are sufficient (d) If condition (i) alone & (ii) alone are sufficient (e) information not sufficient

51. A man 6 feet tall is standing near a light on the top of a pole What is the length of the shadow cast by the man. (i) The pole is 18 feet high (ii) The man is 12 feet from the pole 52. Two pipes A and B emptied into a reservoir , pipe A can fill the reservoir in 30 minutes by itself. How long it will take for pipe A and pipe B together to fill up the reservoir. (i) By itself, pipe B can fill up the reservoir in 20 minutes (ii) Pipe B has a larger cross-sectional area than pipe A 53. K is an integer. Is K is divisible by 12 (i) K is divisible by 4 (ii) K is divisible by 3 54. What is the distance from A to B (i) A is 15 miles from C (2) C is 25 miles from B 55. Was Melissa Brown's novel published? (i). If Melissa Brown's novel was published she would receive atleast $1000 in royalities during 1978 (ii). Melissa Brown's income for 1978 was over $1000

ANSWER SHEET Name: ________________________________ Roll No: ___________________

Year & Class: _______________________________ College: ___________________

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