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Honeywell Placement Papers - Quantitative Aptitude Questions


Here are the few questions frequently asked in the quantitative aptitude section in Honeywell. These questions are objective type with multiple options. Students are expected to choose the correct answer from the provided options

1. Ashok can do a certain job in x hours. His son Ramesh takes twice as long to do the job. Working together, they can do the job in 6 hours. How many hours does Ashok take to do the job?
A. 7 hours
B. 8 hours
C. 6 hours
D. 9 hours

2. A shopkeeper marks his goods up by 60% and then offers a discount on the marked price. If the final selling price after the discount results in the shopkeeper making no profit or loss, what was the percentage discount offered by the Shopkeeper?
A. 37.5 % discount
B. 35.5 % discount
C. 32.5 % discount
D. 30.75 % discount

3. A businessman buys two articles for Rs.600. He sells one of them at a profit of 22% and the other at a loss of 8% and makes no profit or loss in the end. What is the selling price of the article that he sold at a loss?
A. 404.80
B. 405.75
C. 402.85
D. 406.85

4. A college has 10 hockey players. A 5-member team and a captain will be selected out of these 10 players. How many different selections can be made?
A. 1260
B. 1250
C. 1275
D. 1225

5. In a class of 120 students numbered 1 to 120, all even numbered students opt for Economics, whose numbers are divisible by 5 opt for History and those whose numbers are divisible by 7 opt for English. How many opt for none of the three subjects?
A. 41
B. 58
C. 75
D. 87

6. Of the 200 candidates who were interviewed for a position at a Shopping Centre, 100 had a vehicle, 70 had a credit card and 140 had a mobile phone. 40 of them had both, a vehicle and a credit card, 30 had both, a credit card and a mobile phone and 60 had both, a vehicle and mobile phone and 10 had all three. How many candidates had none of the three?
A.10
B. 5
C. 15
D. 12

7. If a sum of money grows to 144/121 times when invested for two years in a scheme where interest is compounded annually, how long will the same sum of money take to treble if invested at the same rate of interest in a scheme where interest is computed using simple interest method?
A. 25 years
B. 22 years
C. 21 years
D. 23 years

8. Suresh invested one half of his savings in a bond that paid simple interest for 2 years and received Rs.550 as interest. He invested the remaining in a bond that paid compound interest, interest being compounded annually, for the same 2 years at the same rate of interest and received Rs.605 as interest. Find what was the value of his total savings before investing in these two bonds?
A. Rs 2750
B. Rs 2755
C. Rs 2885
D. Rs 2550

9. 60 litres of diesel is required to travel 600 km using a 800 cc engine. If the volume of diesel required to cover a distance varies directly as the capacity of the engine, then how many litres of diesel is required to travel 800 kms using 1200 cc engine?
A. 150 litres
B. 120 litres
C. 130 litres
D. 175 litres

10. P, Q and R, each of them working alone can complete a job in 6, 8 and 12 days respectively. If all three of them work together to complete a job and earn Rs.2340, what will be R’s share of the earnings?
A. Rs 520
B. Rs 512
C. Rs 545
D. Rs 515

11. The angle of elevation of the top of a tower 30 m high, from two points on the level ground on its opposite sides are 45 degrees and 60 degrees. What is the distance between the two points?
A. 47.32
B. 41.75
C. 45.25
D. 42.50

12. 'x' and 'y' are the lengths of the base and height of a right angled triangle whose hypotenuse is 'h'. If the values of 'x' and 'y' are positive integers, which of the following cannot be a value of the square of the hypotenuse?
A. 25
B.27
C. 28
D. 23

13. What is the probability that a two digit number selected at random will be a multiple of '3' and not a multiple of '5'?
A. 410
B. 412
C. 417
D. 415

14. An experiment succeeds twice as often as it fails. What is the probability that in the next 5 trials there will be four successes?
A. 5*((2/3) ^4)*(1/3)
A. 5*((2/3) ^2)*(1/3)
A. 5*((2/3) ^5)*(1/3)
A. 5*((2/3) ^6)*(1/3)

15. A piece of equipment cost a certain factory Rs. 600,000. If it depreciates in value, 15% the first year, 13.5 % the next year, 12% the third year, and so on, what will be its value at the end of 10 years, all percentages applying to the original cost?
A. 2, 00,000
B. 1, 05,000
C. 4, 05,000
D. 6, 50,000

16. Raju completes 60% of a task in 15 days and then takes the help of Rajesh and Rachel. Rajesh is 50% as efficient as Raju is and Rachel is 50% as efficient as Rajesh is. In how many more days will they complete the work?
A. 6
B.5
C. 7
D. 9

17. Arjun can do a job in 20 days, Ram in 30 days and Bheem in 60 days. If Arjun is helped by Ram and Bheem every 3rd day, how long will it take for them to complete the job?
A. 15 days
B. 20 days
C. 30 days
D. 17 days

18. If the letters of the word CHASM are rearranged to form 5 letter words such that none of the word repeat and the results arranged in ascending order as in a dictionary what is the rank of the word CHASM?
A. 32
B. 38
C. 35
D. 31

19. There are 5 Arabic songs, 6 Indian songs and 3 Sufi songs. How many different albums can be formed using the above repertoire if the albums should contain at least 1 Arabic song and 1 Indian song?
A. 15624
B. 15625
C. 15622
D. 15621

20. The average monthly salary of 12 workers and 3 managers in a factory was Rs. 600. When one of the manager whose salary was Rs. 720, was replaced with a new manager, then the average salary of the team went down to 580. What is the salary of the new manager?
A. Rs 420
B. Rs 415
C. Rs 315
D. Rs 475

21. The average temperature on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday was 250. The average temperature on Thursday, Friday and Saturday was 240. If the temperature on Saturday was 270, what was the temperature on Wednesday?
A. 350
B. 310
C. 300
D. 340

22. Find the weight of the teacher if the average weight of a class of 24 students is 36 kgs. When the weight of the teacher is also included, the average weight increases by 1kg.
A. 61 kg
B. 55 kg
C. 75 kg
D. 50 kg

23. A train traveling at 72 kmph crosses a platform in 30 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 18 seconds. Find the length of the platform in meters?
A. 125 meters
B. 225 meters
C. 215 meters
D. 240 meters

24. Suman travels the first part of the journey at 40 kmph and the second part at 60 kmph and she covers the total distance of 240 km to her destination in 5 hours. How long did she take the first part of her journey last?
A. 4 hours
B. 5 hours
C. 3 hours
D. 2 hours

25. Mehjabeen weighs twice as much as Meena. Mary's weight is 60% of Bincy's weight. Don weighs 50% of lincy's weight. Lincy weighs 190% of Mehjabeen’s weight. Which of these 5 persons weighs the least?
A. Mary
B. Mehjabeen
C. Meena
D. Bincy

26. The time in a clock is 20 minute past 2. What will be the angle between the hands of the clock?
A.75 degree
B. 50 degree
C. 45 degree
D. 90 degree

27. In a 200m race, if Ashwin gives Birendra a start of 25 metres, then Ashwin wins the race by 10 seconds. Alternatively, if Ashwin gives Birendra a start of 45 metres the race ends in a dead heat. How long does Ashwin take to run 200m?
A. 75.5 seconds
B. 78.5 seconds
C. 71.5 seconds
D. 77.5 seconds

28. Solve the inequality 33x-2 > 1
A. x > 1
B. x > 3
C. x > 2/3
D. x > 1/3

29. A railway half ticket costs half the full fare and the reservation charge is the same on half ticket as on full ticket. One reserved first class ticket from Jaipur to Rajasthan costs Rs. 216 and one full and one half reserved first class tickets cost Rs. 327. What is the basic first class full fare and what is the reservation charge?
A. Rs 250 and Rs 5
B. Rs 215 and Rs 7
C. Rs 225 abd Rs 8
D. Rs 210 and Rs 6

30. There were M people in a room when a meeting started. N people left the room during the first hour, while O people entered the room during the same time. What expression gives the number of people in the room after the first hour as a percentage of the number of people in the room who have been there since the meeting started?
A. (M - N)/ (M - N + O)
B. 100 x (M - N + O)/ (M - N)
C. (M + O)/ (M - N)
D. 100 x (M + O)/ (M - N)

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