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ADP Campus Placement - Aptitude Questions from previous years


Here are some of the questions asked in the aptitude sections of the written test at ADP in the previous years:

1. What is the sum, if a sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs.815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years? 

A. Rs. 698 
B. Rs. 700
C. Rs. 650 
D. Rs. 690

2. Ramesh takes 8 hours to do a job. Rajesh takes 10 hours to do the same job. How much time will Rajesh and Ramesh take if they are working together but independently, to do the same job?

A. 2x4/9
B. 4x4/9
C. 5x4/9 
D. 4x2/9

3. What is the rate of interest earned on a sum of money, if the simple interest for 2 years is Rs. 660 and the compound interest earned is Rs.696.30, if the rate of interest charged is the same in both the scenarios? 

A. 11% 
B. 10%
C. 10.5% 
D. 12%

4. How many years will it take for an amount of Rs. 450 to give Rs. 81 as interest, if the simple interest is 4.5% per annum?

A. 3.5 years 
B. 4 years
C. 4.5 years 
D. 5 years

5. What is the interest earned half yearly if the difference between simple interest and compound interest on Rs. 1200 for one year at 10% per annum.

A. Rs.4 
B. Rs. 3.75
C. Rs. 2.50 
D. Rs. 3

6. Suresh and Bunny together can complete a work in 12 days. Suresh alone can take 20 days to complete the work. If Bunny does the work only for half a day daily, then in how many days Suresh and Bunny together will complete the work?

A. 15 days 
B. 20 days
C. 10 days 
D. 11 days

7.What is the length of the bridge, on which a train 130 metres long and travelling at 45 km/hr can cross in 30 seconds, is: 

A.245m 
B.200m 
C.225m 
D. 250m


8. Ram hears the axe striking the tree, 11/5 seconds after he sees it strike the tree and Sound is said to travel in air at about 1100 feet per second. How far is Ram from the wood chopper?

A. 2420 ft 
B. 2197 ft
C. 2629 ft 
D. 2500 ft

9. In what ratio must tea at Rs.9.30 per Kg be mixed with tea at Rs. 10.80 per Kg so that the shopkeeper can sell the mixture worth Rs.10 per Kg?

A. 8 : 7 
B. 7 : 8
C. 8 : 9 
D. 9 : 8

10. In order to gain a profit of 10% , in what ratio should a shopkeeper mix two types of rice if he mixes rice worth Rs. 50 per kg and Rs. 55 per kg and selling it at Rs. 58.20 per Kg?

A. 3 : 4 
B. 3 : 2
C. 3 : 5 
D. 4 : 5

11. There is a wrong number in the series. Find the wrong one 864, 420, 200, 96, 40, 16, 6

A. 420 
B. 200
C. 421 
D. 96

12. Find the missing number in this series 121, 112, ..., 97, 91, 86

A. 102 
B. 96
C. 99 
D. 104

13. Find the missing number in this series 8, 5, 3,5,7,12,7,8, ?, 

A. 15 
B. 21
C. 18 
D. 23

14. In a box, there are 8 orange, 7 black and 6 white balls. If one ball is picked up randomly. What is the probability that it is neither orange nor white?

A. 2/3 
B. 3/4
C. 7/19 
D. 8/21

15. What is the probability that a card drawn from a pack of 52 cards will be an heart or a queen?

A. 2/13 
B. 4/13
C. 1/13 
D. 1/52

16. If a die has 3,4 and 1,6 and 2,5 opposite each other, then how many such dies can be made.

A. 13 
B. 3
C. 5 
D. 12

17. While covering a distance of 24 km, Ram noticed that after walking for 1 hour and 40 minutes, the distance covered by him was 5 of the remaining distance. What was Ram’s speed in metres per second?

A. 1 2/3 
B. 3 5/10
C. 5 6/8 
D. 12 7/9

18. A rabbit takes 4 leaps for every 5 leaps of a frog, but 3 leaps of a rabbit are equal to 4 leaps of the frog. Try to compare their speeds.

A. 16:15 
B. 14:15
C. 25:30 
D. 2:3

19. Deepak has a chain which he divides into 5 pieces of equal lengths containing 3 links each. He then takes it to a blacksmith to join all the pieces. How many links should be opened to make it one?

A.7
B.5 
C.8 
D.9 
20. A table clock loses 7 minutes every 1 hour. When the table clock complete 1 hour, the wall clock gets 10 minutes ahead of it. In 1 hour of the wall clock, a wrist watch falls 5 minutes behind it. In 1 hour of the wristwatch, the alarm clock gets 5 minutes ahead of it. At midnight, all 4 the clocks were set correctly. What time will the alarm clock show when the correct time is 6 p.m. on the same day to the nearest minute?

A. 5:47:32.5 
B. 5:25:48.7 
C. 5:32:47:5 
D. 5:35:42.8 

21. Fill in the blank 
1, 3, 9, __, 16900

A.130 
B.250
C.150 
D.275

22. Sabina took part in a game with many others in a circular closed circuit. After riding for several minutes, she found that 3/4th of the motorcyclists were ahead of her and 1/4th of the motorcyclists were behind which together formed the total no. of participants. How many were participating in the race?

A.12 
B.13
C.15 
D.17

23.Of all the toys I have, except 2 all are cars.
Of all the toys I have, except 2 all are dolls.
Of all the toys I have, except 2 all are planes.

How many cars, dolls and planes are there?

A. 1 Car, 1 doll and 1 plane 
B.2 Car, 2 doll and 2 planes 
C. 1 Car, 2 doll and 2 plane 
D. 2 Car, 1 doll and 2 planes 

24. Go ahead and find Painter's cash?

Painter + electrician = 4200
Plumber + mason = 2500
Labourer + painter = 3100
Carpenter + painter = 4100
Mason + labour = 3500
Electrician + plumber = 4100

A. 2700
B.2750
C.1750 
D.2755

25. How much water should Raju add to 60 litres of milk at 1 ½ litres for Rs. 2, so as to have a mixture worth Rs.10 2/3 a litre?

A.15 
B.30
C.25 
D.35

26. An unbiased die is tossed. What is the probability of getting a multiple of 3?

A. 1/3 
B. 2/3
C. 2/5 
D.1/2

26. What will be the cost of carpeting a hall which is 13 m long and 9 m broad with a carpet size of 75 cm wide at the rate of Rs. 12.40 per square metre?

A. 1934.40 
B. 2754.50
C.1875.40 
D. 1785.50

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