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iGatePatni Latest Aptitude Questions for New Campus Recruitment 20122013
Choose the correct answer out of the four answer options given
1. It is half past eight __________
a. in my watch b. by my watch c. on watch d. with my watch
2. Select the right pair from the choices which are related in the
same way as the question given in capital letters
BOILING : LUKEWARM ::
a. cold : hot b. cold : freezing
c. cloudy : sunny d. freezing : cold
3. The missing number in the series is 3, 6, 12,….., 48, 96 is
a. 22 b. 24 c. 36 d. None of these
4. ½ + ¼ x ¾ =
a. 3/8 b. 13/8 c. 9/16 d. ¾
5.Find the greatest number which divides 615 and 963, leaving the remainder 6 for each case.
a. 67 b. 77 c. 87 d. 97
6.M’s father is thrice as old as his daughter. After 12 years he will br twice the age of his daughter. His present age is
a. 36 b. 39 c. 42 d. 45
7.A tree broke at a point and its top touched the ground 5m away from its base. If point of breakage is at height of 12 m from ground what was tree’s total height?
a. 18m b. 25m c. 32m d. 35m
8.Find permutations of letters taken all at a time that can be formed out of ‘watch’.
a. 20 b. 24 c. 120 d. 124
9.The HCF of two numbers is 6 whose LCM is 36. If one of them is 12 the other is
a. 12 b. 18 c. 224 d. 30
10.The average of 7 numbers is 49. If 1 is added to first number, 2 to second number, 3 to third number and so on what is new average?
a. 52 b. 53 c. 54 d. 55
11.Lisa Lilly was the best runner in the eighth grade. She ran 100m in 40 s, 200m in 1 min and 10 s and 200 m over hurdles in one and a half min. How many more seconds it took her to run 200m over hurdles than it did to 200m dash?
a. 15s b. 18s c. 20s d. 30s
12.A train 55m long crosses a bridge of 220m length in 10 s. How many seconds will it take to pass a man standing on the bridge?
a. 1 b. 1.25 c. 1.5 d. 2
13.A’s share is Rs. 1000 more than B’s but A’s capital is invested for 8 months. If A’s share of the yearly profits is same as that of B what is A’s capital?
a. 1500 b. 2000 c. 3000 d. 4000
14.In what ratio should one variety of oil at rs. 9.5 per liter be mixed with another variety at Rs. 10 per liter to gat a mixture worth Rs. 9.6 per liter?
a. 1:4 b. 10:4 c. 4:1 d. 2:1
15.A smallest number exists that can be expressed as sum of cubes of two different sets of numbers of which one set is 10,9. The other set is
a. 1,12 b. 4,11 c. 2,12 d. 4,13
16.The percentage change in the surface are of a cube when each side is doubled is
a. 25 b. 50 c. 100 d. 300
17.If 4 chickens are worth 3 ducks, 7 ducks worth 2 geese and 9 geese worth 7 fowls what is the price of a chicken if a fowl costs Rs. 150?
a. Rs. 75 b. Rs. 25 c. Rs. 50 d. Rs. 150
18.An inspector drove 30 km west and 40 km south. From here, he drove 60 km east and 40 km north. At what distance is he from the starting point?
a. 30 km b. 50 km c. 60 km d. 130 km
19.If GODAVARI is coded as KSHEZEVM then what is the code forNARMADA?
a. REQUHE b. REVQEHE c. RDVQEHE d. REUPEHE
(2024) There are five persons A, B, C, D and E. One of them is a doctor, one is an engineer and another an executive. C and E are unmarried ladies and do not work. None of the ladies are engineers or doctors.
20.There is a married couple in which D is the husband. B is neither an engineer nor an executive and is a male friend of A.Who is the doctor?
a. A b. D c. B d. C
21.Who is the executive?
a. B b. A c. D d. C
22.Who is the engineer?
a. D b. A c. B d. C
23.Who is the wife of D?
a. C b. A c. E d. B
24.The three ladies are
a. A, B and E b. C, D and B c. B, A and C d. A, C and E
(2528) A solid cube is painted on three pairs of its opposite faces with green, blue and black colors. It is then cut into 216 equal pieces.
25. How many pieces have no face painted?
a. 64 b. 27 c. 125 d. none
26. How many pieces have two faces painted with same colour?
a. 72 b. 48 c. none d. 96
27. How many pieces have one blue face?
a. 18 b. 36 c. 96 d. 72
28. How many pieces have three faces with different colors?
a. 8 b. 12 c. 0 d. none
29. All students in my class are intelligent. Sachin is not intelligent.
a. Sachin is not student of my class
b. Sachin is in my class
c. Some of my classmates are named Sachin
d. none
Practice More Quantitative aptitude Problems on Averages and ages:
The average age of a class of 30 students is 12. If the teacher is also included the average becomes 13 years. Find the teacher’s age.
Soln: When the teacher is included there are totally 31 members in the class and the average is increased by 1 year. This means that everyone got 1 extra year after distributing the extra years of the teacher.
So extra years of the teacher are as follow: 31×1=31 years.
Age of the teacher = actual avg + extra years = 12 + 31 = 43 years
The average of 13 papers is 40. The average of the first 7 papers is 42 and of the last seven papers is 35. Find the marks obtained in the 7th paper?
(A) 23
(B) 38
(C) 19
(D) None of these
The average age of the Indian cricket team playing theNagpurtest is 30. The average age of 5 of the players is 27 and that of another set of 5 players, totally different from the first five, is 29. If it is the captain who was not included in either of these two groups, then find the age of the captain.
(A) 75
(B) 55
(C) 50
(D) Cannot be determined
A bus goes to Ranchi from Patnaat the rate of 60 km per hour. Another bus leaves Ranchi for Patnaat the same times as the first bus at the rate of 70 km per hour. Find the average speed for the journeys of the two buses combined if it is known that the distance from Ranchi to Patnais 420 kilometers.
(A) 64.615 kmph
(B) 64.5 kmph
(C) 63.823 kmph
(D) 64.82 kmph
A train travels 8 km in the first quarter of an hour, 6 km in the second quarter and 40 km in the third quarter. Find the average speed of the train per hour over the entire journey.
(A) 72 km/h
(B) 18 km/h
(C) 77.33 km/h
(D) 78.5 km/h
The average weight of 6 men is 68.5 kg. If I is known that Ram and Tram weigh 60 kg each, find the average weight of the others.
(A) 72.75 kg
(B) 75 kg
(C) 78 kg
(D) None of these
The average score of a class of 40 students is 52. What will be the average score of the rest of the students if the average score of 10 of the students is 61.
(A) 50
(B) 47
(C) 48
(D) 49
The average age of 80 students of IIM, Bangalore of the 1995 batch is 22 years. What will be the new average if we include the 20 faculty members whose average age is 37 years?
(A) 32 years
(B) 24 years
(C) 25 years
(D) None of these
Out of the three numbers, the first is twice the second and three times the third. The average of the three numbers is 88. The smallest number is
(A) 72
(B) 36
(C) 42
(D) 48
The sum of three numbers is 98. If the ratio between the first and second is 2 : 3 and that between the second and the third is 5 : 8, then the second number is
(A) 30
(B) 20
(C) 58
(D) 48
The average height of 30 girls out of a class of 40 is 160 cm and that of the remaining girls is 156 cm. The average height of the whole class is
(A) 158 cm
(B) 158.5 cm
(C) 159 cm
(D) 157 cm
Click here to Practice more Problem on Percentage
42 is what percentage of 168?
20%
25%
30%
40%
36 is what percentage of 80 ?
65%
55%
45%
35%
What percentage of 175 is 91 ?
102%
52%
68%
72%
60 Ps. Is what percent of Rs. 24 ?
5/2%
3/2%
8/9%
2/9%
16 m is what percentage of 8 km?
13%
14%
2%
None
40% of a number, when added to 42, results in the number itself. What is the number?
60
70
80
90
24% of a number, when subtracted from 74.4, gives the number itself. What is the number ?
70
65
60
80
In a fraction, the numerator is decreased by 25% and the denominator is increased by 20, then the value of the fraction becomes 15/16. Find the original fraction?
3/4
3/2
3/5
3/9
1. Which is the plant referred to in this passage?
(a) China grass (b) Elephant grass(c) Cockscomb (d) Bamboo
2. Which ailment does the medicinal salt bamboo cure?
(a) Stomach (b) Liver(c) Intestines (d) Kidneys
3. What use is bamboo sap for human beings?
(a) Ointment (b) Mosquito repel lant(c) Aphrodisiac (d) Health drink
4. What would the cost of a bamboostrip handbag be in Japan?
(a) $100 (b) $200 c) $500 (d) $300
5. What kind of plant is bamboo?
(a) Shrub (b) Grass(c) Tree (d) Creeper
6. Choose appropriate articles for the given sentence:
…young lady walked into….. lobby of Martin Hotel and enquired at …front desk for directions to Connaught Place.
(a) The, a, the (b) The, the, a(c) A, the, the (d) The, a, a
7. Choose the correct sentence from the sentences given below:
(a) The President would be reelected to the post for another iveyear term by the
existing national and provincial assemblies in October next year
(b) As the new Medicare drug beneit nears its second year, nearly eight in ten large
employers expect to continue to offering drug coverage to their retirees and accept
subsidies from the federal government.
(c) Chimney sweep's in Germany enjoy a nearperfect monopoly, a situation that is not
approved of Brussels.
(d) Climate change was seen as a vitally important economic issue and the government
had to act immediately of they were to counter the impact.
8. Choose the incorrect sentence from the sentences given below:
(a) But in the mad world of competitive populism, it suddenly mattering that they could
not turn on the TV.
(b) Renowned photographers went looking for images that dispel the rural sterotype.
(c) Less than f ive years ago, writers were lamenting the lack of good noniction in
India.
(d) A hundred rupee note is coming to have the same value as the ten rupee note.
9. Choose the option that correctly sequences the following phrases:
1. reserving books
2. for example,
3. about
4. the Service Desk
5. deals with any enquiries,
(a) 45321 (b) 43125(c) 23451 (d) 45231
10. Choose appropriate prepositions for the given sentence:
The instructions must be followed…… the semester……. exception.
(a) in, with (b) throughout, without(c) at, at (d) with, without
11. Complete the sentence choosing the right option:
a match to light the candle.
(a) Hit (b) Rub(c) Strike (d) Fire
12. Complete the sentence choosing the right option:
The contained all the information about the drama company.
(a) manifesto (b) repertoire(c) ring side view (d) redress
13. Choose the option that correctly sequences the missing sentences:
1. Suppose that you saw somebody being shown a pair of cards.
……………………………………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………..
2. To your surprise, he makes one of the obviously wrong choices.
3. On one of them there is a line and on the other three lines.
4. The person to whom these cards are being shown is asked to point to the line on the second card, which is the same length.
5. Of these three, one is obviously longer than the line on the othercard, one is shorter and one the same length.
6. You might suppose that he or she, perhaps suffers from distorted vision or is insane, or merely cussed.
(a) 3524 (b) 2534(c) 2345 (d) 3542
14. Choose the correct form of tense for the given sentence:
…………..the water clear, but also prevent the river rom overflowing.
(a) Not only the hippo's eating habits keep
(b) Keep not only the hippo'e eating habit
(c) The hippo's eating habits not only keep
(d) Not only keep to hippo's eating habits
15. Choose the correct form of verb for the given sentence:
Mohan………. along the road.
(a) ran (b) fell(c) sat (d) stopped
16. Choose the word that is opposite in meaning to the word highlighted in the following
sentence:They carried out a desultory conversation, jumping from one subject to another.
(a) methodical (b) impolite(c) independent (d) aimless
17. Complete the sentence choosing the right form of Prefix:
The jectory of a missile is the path taken when the missile is launched into space.
(a) pro (b) re(c) tra (d) in
18. Choose from the options given below which means the same as the underlined prefix.
He has completed his Post Graduate studies in Management.
(a) ater (b) better(c) higher (d) bigger
19. Choose the word that is closest in meaning to the word highlighted in the following
sentence:As a precautionary measure the police were armed to the teeth.
(a) preventive (b) disciplinary(c) discretionary (d) effective
20. Choose the word that is closest in meaning to the word given below:
LATERAL
(a) central (b) rational(c) core (d) oblique
Section B GENERAL APPTITUDE (30 Qs)
21. Today, the age of a father is thrice the age of his son. Ater 5 years the age of father will be 2,5 times the age of his son. Theageofson today is: —   
(a) 20 years (b) 15 years(c) 1 8 years (d) 22 years
22. If the total of the ages of P, Q and R be 27, P is two years older than Q. Who is twice as old as R. Then how old is Q?
(a) 8 (b) 9(c) 10 (d) 11
23. If three eighth of a number is 1257, the one fourth of the number will be:
(a) 559 (b) 670(c) 838 (d) 926
24. (483*483*483+ 517*517*517) / (517*517  517*483 + 483*483) = ?
(a) 1 (b) 23.4568(c) 5436948 (d) 1000
25. If the following squares overlap, then which of the option will be formed?
26. !f the following two squares overlap, which one of the following options is formed?
28. In a,gathering, there are an architect, a banker, an advocate, a contractor, a shopkeeper and a dentist. The dentist is the grandfather of F, who is a contractor. The banker D is married to A.
C, the shopkeeper is married to the advocate. B is the mother of F, brother of E. There are two married couples in the group. AC is a fatherson pair and BE is a motherdaughter pair.
How many male members are there?
(a) Two (b) One(c) Three (d) Cannot be determined
29. Select the option, which is the logical equivalent of the given statement:
If you are carrying a suitcase, then you are going to the railway station.
(a) If you are not carrying a suitcase, then you are not going to the railway station.
(b) If you are carrying a bag, then you are not going to the railway station.
(c) If you are not going to the railway station, then you are not carrying a suitcase.
(d) None of the above.
30. Select the option, which is the logical equivalent of the given statement:
If you use the formula, then you can solve the problem.
(a) If you do not use the formula, then you cannot solve the problem.
(b) If you solve the problem, then use the formula.
(c) Using the formula is a must to solve the problem.
(d) If the problem is not solved by you, then you must not have used the formula.
31. Select the option that is true about the Statements and Conclusions given:
Statements:
Some shirts are pants
All pants are brown Conclusions:
I. All brown pants are shirts II. Some shirts are brown
(a) only conclusion I follows (b) only conclusion II follows
(c) both conclusion I and II follows (d) neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
32. Select the option that is true about the Statements and Conclusions given:
Statements:
Some circles are figures.
Some squares are circles. Conclusions:
I. Some squares are figures.
II. Some figures are not circles.
(a) only conclusion I follows (b) only conclusion II follows
(c) both conclusion I and II follows (d) neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
33. Which one of the following four addresses is NOT EXACTLY the same as the one given
below?
UKConsulate General ' " " ~" ;"~
Palais De Nations 154, ruede Lausanne CH1211 Geneva 21 SWITZERLAND
(i) U.K Consulate General
Palais De Nations
154, rue de Lausanne CH 1211 Geneva 21 SWITZERLAND
(ii) U.K Consulate General
Palais De Nations
154, ruede Lausanen CH 1211 Geneva21 SWITZERLAND
(iii) U.K Consulate General
Palais De Nations
154, ruede Lausanne CH1211 Geneva 21 SWITZERLAND
(iv) U.K Consulate General
Palais De Nations
154, ruede Lausanne CH1211 Geneva 21 SWITZERLAND
(a)i (b) ii(c) iii (d) iv
34. Which one of the following four addresses is NOT EXACTLY the same as the one given below?
Painting and Pressure Washing
7816 Asheville Hwy " "
Spartanburg, SC 29303 (864)2053016
(i) Painting and Pressure Washing
7816 Asheville Hwy
Spartanburg, SC 29303 (864) 2053016
(ii) Painting and Pressure Washing
7816 Asheville Hwy
Spartanburg, SC 29303 (864)2053016
(iii) Painting and Pressure Washing
7816 Asheville Hwy
Spartanburg, SC 29303 (864)2053016
(iv) Painting and Pressure Washing
7816 Ashevile Hwy
Spartanbarg, SC 29303 (864)2053016
(a) i (b) ii (c) iii (d) iv
Instructions for Questions 3536
Study the table given below and answer the questions: (Consider approximate values for answers)
35. For which product, will the percentage of increase in requirement of liquid material be the
highest over the period 1995 1999?
(a) Item II (b) Item I(c) Item IV (d) Item III
36. The requirement of which product has shown the highest change in a particular year over the
previous year?
(a) Item III (b) Item IV(c) Item I (d) None of the above
37. Find the option that follows the same analogy as given below:
GIKM : HJLN :: LNPR : ?
(a) LPQR (b) MOQR (c). MOQS (d) OQST
38. Find the option that follows the same analogy as given below:
'Accommodation' is related to 'Rent' in the same as 'Journey' is related to
(a) Luggage (b) Expenses (c) Tax (d) Fare
39. If TEACHING is coded CHEA TING, then how is GRADIENT coded?
(a) RADIGENT (b) DIERATING.(c) RGDIEANT (d) DIRAGENT
40. IfSOLID is coded WKQDJ, then how is LIQUID coded?
(a) PEVPOW (b) PEUPOX(c) PEVQPX (d) PEVPOX
41. Five men Ajay, Brajesh, Chetan, Deepesh and Suresh read a newspaper. The one who reads
first gives it to Chetan. The one who reads last has taken rom Ajay. Suresh is not the irst or
last to read. There are two readers between Brajesh and Ajay.
To whom does Brajesh pass the newspaper to?
(a) Ajay (b) Chetan (c) Deepesh (d) none of these
42. The question is based on the following arrangement.
W1R%4JE#7MT219BH3A$9FQ5DG6USP
If the positions of E and A are interchanged, and similarly the positions of R and U are interchanged, then how many symbols will be there, each of which is either preceded or followed by a vowel.
(a) nine (b) one c) two (d) three
43. If a: b :: 3 : 7, then what is (5a+6b): (a2b)?
(a) 57:11 (b) 57:11 (c) 11 : 10 (d) 11 : 10
44. What must be added to the two numbers, which are in ratio 5 : 12, so that the new ratio
becomes 3:4?
(a) 5 (b) 8 (c) 1 2 (d) 1 6
45. A train running at  of its own speed reached a piace in 18 hr. How much time could be
saved, if the train would have run at its own speed?
(a) 14 hr (b) 12 hr c) 4 hr (d) 6hr
46. A and B can together finish a work in 30 days. They worked at it for 20 days and then B let.
The remaining work was done by A alone in 20 more days. B alone can do the entire work in
(a) 48 days (b) 50 days (c) 54 days (d) 60 days
47. Radha can paint 35 paintings in 25 days. How many days will she take to paint 55 paintings?
(a) 40 — days (b) 39days (c) 33  days (d) 32  days
48. A man walked diagonally across a square lot approximately what was the percent saved by
not walking along the edges?
(a) 15% (b) 20% (c) 25% (d) 30%
49. Amit a furniture seller. He plans to sell a table for Rs. 720. If he gains 20%, then what is the
cost price of the table?
(a) Rs.575 (b) Rs.600 (c) Rs. 720 (d) Rs. 850
50. A cycle dealer sells a bicycle at gain of 8% had he sold it for 75 less he would have lost 2%.
Find cost price of bicycle?
(a) 850 (b) 350 (c) 750 (d) 450


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