**Instructions for ****Aptitude Contest**** – OCTOBER 2018****:**

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- Each question will carry 100 points.
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** Aptitude Contest**** – October 2018:**

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Question 1 |

A boat travels 10 km upstream and 5 km downstream in 3 hrs. If the speed of the boat in still water is 7 kmph, find the speed of the stream?

A | 3 kmph |

B | 4 kmph |

C | 2 kmph |

D | 5 kmph |

Question 1 Explanation:

Let the speed of the stream be x kmph

Upstream speed = (7-x) kmph

Downstream speed = (7+x) kmph

Time taken to travel upstream = (10/ (7-x)) hrs

Time taken to travel upstream = (5/ (7+x)) hrs

(10/ (7-x)) + (5/ (7+x)) = 3

3 x 2 + 5x – 42 = 0

Solving this equation, x= 3

Upstream speed = (7-x) kmph

Downstream speed = (7+x) kmph

Time taken to travel upstream = (10/ (7-x)) hrs

Time taken to travel upstream = (5/ (7+x)) hrs

(10/ (7-x)) + (5/ (7+x)) = 3

3 x 2 + 5x – 42 = 0

Solving this equation, x= 3

Question 2 |

Two cubes of sides 3m, 4m and 5m are melted to form a new cube. The side of the new cube is ?

A | 10 m |

B | 12 m |

C | 8 m |

D | 6 m |

Question 2 Explanation:

Total volume of the three cubes

= 3cube + 3cube + 5cube = 216 m cube

Side of the new cube = 6m

= 3cube + 3cube + 5cube = 216 m cube

Side of the new cube = 6m

Question 3 |

How many days are there between 10th March,2011 and 20th July,2011 (excluding both days)?

A | 133 |

B | 131 |

C | 132 |

D | 134 |

Question 3 Explanation:

21 days in March [11th – 31st]

30 days in April

31 days in May

30 days in June

19 days in July [1st – 19th]

Total = 131 days

30 days in April

31 days in May

30 days in June

19 days in July [1st – 19th]

Total = 131 days

Question 4 |

3, 10, 101, ?

A | 11012 |

B | 10202 |

C | 10201 |

D | 10101 |

Question 4 Explanation:

Each term in the series is obtained by adding 1 to the square of the preceding term.

So, missing term = 101

So, missing term = 101

^{2}+ 1 = 10202.Question 5 |

I) A toothpick is useful.
II) Useful things are valuable.
III) A toothpick is valuable.
If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A | Uncertain |

B | False |

C | True |

Question 5 Explanation:

To the extent that a toothpick is useful, it has value

Question 6 |

Which number comes next ?
402, 388, 410, 396, 418, 404, ____

A | 422 |

B | 426 |

C | 412 |

D | 416 |

Question 6 Explanation:

388+8 = 396 396+8 = 404

410+8 = 418 418+8 = 426

The two series are combined together

410+8 = 418 418+8 = 426

The two series are combined together

Question 7 |

Which of the following number is divisible by 4 ?

A | 10224 |

B | 123458 |

C | 1123346 |

D | 100234 |

Question 7 Explanation:

If the last two digits of the number is divisible by 4, then we can say that the number is divisible by 4

Question 8 |

Find the odd man out 10, 25, 45, 54, 60, 75, 80 ?

A | 75 |

B | 10 |

C | 45 |

D | 54 |

Question 8 Explanation:

Each of the numbers except 54 is multiple of 5

Question 9 |

Monopoly ?

A | Gigantic |

B | Corrupt |

C | Exclusive |

D | Rich |

Question 9 Explanation:

Explanation: The exclusive possession or control of the supply of or trade in a commodity or service

Question 10 |

The teacher said to Mahesh, “Congratulations! Wish you success in life.”

A | The teacher wished congratulations and success in life to Mahesh |

B | The teacher said congratulations to Mahesh and wished him success in life |

C | The teacher congratulated Mahesh and said with you success in life |

D | The teacher to congratulated Mahesh and wished him success in life |

Question 11 |

A bag contains 2 red, 3 green and 2 blue balls. Two balls are drawn at random. What is the probability that none of the balls drawn is blue?

A | 11/21 |

B | 10/21 |

C | 5/7 |

D | 2/7 |

Question 11 Explanation:

Total number of balls = (2 + 3 + 2) = 7

Let S be the sample space

Then, n(S) = Number of ways of drawing 2 balls out of 7

= 7C

Let E = Event of drawing 2 balls, none of which is blue

n(E) = Number of ways of drawing 2 balls out of (2 + 3) balls

=

= (5 x 4) / (2 x 1)

= 10

Therefore P(E) = n(E) / n(S) = 10 / 21

Let S be the sample space

Then, n(S) = Number of ways of drawing 2 balls out of 7

= 7C

_{2}= (7 x 6) / (2 x 1) = 21Let E = Event of drawing 2 balls, none of which is blue

n(E) = Number of ways of drawing 2 balls out of (2 + 3) balls

=

^{5}C_{2}= (5 x 4) / (2 x 1)

= 10

Therefore P(E) = n(E) / n(S) = 10 / 21

Question 12 |

Bury the hatchet ?

A | Joint operation of killing |

B | To make peace |

C | To break peace |

D | None of above |

Question 12 Explanation:

Example : His family members should bury the hatched to make peace in his home.

Question 13 |

Two trains of equal length are running on parallel lines in the same direction at 46 km/hr and 36 km/hr. The faster train passes the slower train in 36 seconds. The length of each train is?

A | 50 m |

B | 80 m |

C | 82 m |

D | 72 m |

Question 13 Explanation:

Let the length of each train be x metres

Then, distance covered = 2xmetres

Relative speed = (46 - 36) km/hr

= (10 * 5 / 18) m/sec

= (25 / 9) m/sec

Therefore,( 2x / 36) = (25 / 9)

2x = 100 x = 50

Then, distance covered = 2xmetres

Relative speed = (46 - 36) km/hr

= (10 * 5 / 18) m/sec

= (25 / 9) m/sec

Therefore,( 2x / 36) = (25 / 9)

2x = 100 x = 50

Question 14 |

P, T, V, R, M, D, K and W are sitting around a circular table facing the Centre. V is second to the left of T. T is fourth to the right of M. D and P are not immediate neighbors of T. D is third to the right of P. W is not an immediate neighbor of P. P is to the immediate left of K.
What is R’s position with respect to V ?

A | Third to the left |

B | Second to the left |

C | Fifth to the right |

D | Third to the right |

Question 14 Explanation:

R's position with respect to V is third to the right

Question 15 |

REVEALED

A | Denied |

B | Overlooked |

C | Concealed |

D | Ignored |

Question 15 Explanation:

REVEALED means make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.

Question 16 |

In a mixture of milk and water, the proportion of milk by weight was 80%. If, in a 180 gm mixture, 36 gms of pure milk is added, what would be the percentage of milk in the mixture formed?

A | 83.33% |

B | 84% |

C | 87.5% |

D | 100% |

Question 16 Explanation:

Percentage of milk in the mixture formed = [80/100 (180) + 36] / (180 + 36) * 100% = (144 + 36) /216 * 100% = 5/6 * 100% = 83.33%

Question 17 |

Sundar runs 20 m towards East and turns to right and runs 10 m. Then he turns to the right and runs 9 m. Again he turns to right and runs 5 m. After this he turns to left and runs 12 m and finally he turns to right and 6 m. Now to which direction is Sundar facing?

A | North |

B | West |

C | South |

D | East |

Question 18 |

A certain amount becomes Rs. 5760 in 2 years and Rs. 6912 in 3 years. What is the principal amount and the rate of interest?

A | Rs. 2500 |

B | Rs. 7000 |

C | Rs. 4000 |

D | Rs. 3000 |

Question 18 Explanation:

S.I on Rs. 5760 for 1 year = 6912 – 5760 = Rs. 1152

Therefore, Rate of interest for 1 year = 100 * 1152/5760 * 1 = 20%

Let the principal be p

Then, Principal = p[1 + 20 / 100]

Solving which gives Principal = Rs. 4000

Therefore, Rate of interest for 1 year = 100 * 1152/5760 * 1 = 20%

Let the principal be p

Then, Principal = p[1 + 20 / 100]

^{2 }= 5760Solving which gives Principal = Rs. 4000

Question 19 |

P is able to do a piece of work in 15 days and Q can do the same work in 20 days. If they can work together for 4 days, what is the fraction of work left?

A | 7/15 |

B | 2/11 |

C | 11/15 |

D | 8/15 |

Question 19 Explanation:

Amount of work P can do in 1 day = 1/15

Amount of work Q can do in 1 day = 1/20

Amount of work P and Q can do in 1 day = 1/15 + 1/20 = 7/60

Amount of work P and Q can together do in 4 days = 4 * (7/60) = 7/15

Fraction of work left = 1 – 7/15 = 8/15

Amount of work Q can do in 1 day = 1/20

Amount of work P and Q can do in 1 day = 1/15 + 1/20 = 7/60

Amount of work P and Q can together do in 4 days = 4 * (7/60) = 7/15

Fraction of work left = 1 – 7/15 = 8/15

Question 20 |

Y investing Rs. 1620 in 8% stock, Sandeep earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at :

A | Rs. 106 |

B | Rs. 80 |

C | Rs. 96 |

D | Rs. 108 |

Question 20 Explanation:

To earn Rs. 135, investment = Rs. 1620
To earn Rs. 8, investment = Rs. (1620/135) * 8 = Rs. 96
Market value of Rs. 100 stock = Rs. 96

Question 21 |

Present opposing arguments or evidence ?

A | Rebut |

B | Rebuff |

C | Reprimand |

D | Criticise |

Question 21 Explanation:

Rebut claim or prove that (evidence or an accusation) is false.

Question 22 |

In a certain code

**3456**is coded as**ROPE**&**15546**is coded as**APPLE**. Then how is**54613**coded?A | ROPEA |

B | None of these |

C | POEAR |

D | RPPEO |

Question 22 Explanation:

Clearly in the given figures, the numbers are coded as follows.

3 4 5 6 1 4.

R O P E A L.

So 54613 is coded as POEAR. The answer is (3)

3 4 5 6 1 4.

R O P E A L.

So 54613 is coded as POEAR. The answer is (3)

Question 23 |

**Statement**: Should education be made compulsory for all children up to the age of 14 ?

**Arguments :**

##### I. Yes. This will help to eradicate the system of forced employment of children.

##### II. Yes. This would increase the standard of living.

A | Both I and II are strong |

B | Either I or II is strong |

C | Neither I nor II is strong |

D | Only argument II is strong |

E | Only argument I is strong |

Question 23 Explanation:

None of the argument stand valid

Question 24 |

Study the following figure and answer the question "How many artists are players?"

A | 16 |

B | 5 |

C | 25 |

D | 8 |

Question 24 Explanation:

The no. of artists who are players is 22 + 3 = 25

Question 25 |

HATCH : HOLD :: ?

A | rudder : anchor |

B | door : room |

C | boat : barge |

D | courtyard : terrace |

Question 25 Explanation:

(PART AND THE WHOLE) One enters a hold (of a ship) through the hatch; one enters a room through the door. (D)

Question 26 |

8 children and 12 men complete a certain piece of work in 9 days. If each child takes twice the time taken by a man to finish the work, in how many days will 12 men finish the same work?

A | 22 days |

B | 26 days |

C | 16 days |

D | 12 days |

Question 26 Explanation:

2 children = 1 man
(8 children + 12 men) = 16 men
Less men, more days( Indirect proportion )
12 : 16 :: 9: x
12x= (16*9)
12x = 144
X= 144/12
X= 12 days

Question 27 |

If he

**would have revised**his first draft, he would have received a better grade.A | would revise |

B | had of revised |

C | had revised |

D | would have revised |

E | could of revised |

Question 27 Explanation:

With conditional-subjunctive constructions, never add the subjunctive auxiliary verb (would/could/would have/could have) to the conditional (If) half [(A), (C), (E)]; it is only used in the subjunctive half.

It is never correct to substitute the preposition "of" for the auxiliary verb "have" [(C), (D)].

It is never correct to substitute the preposition "of" for the auxiliary verb "have" [(C), (D)].

Question 28 |

**Statement**: Good voice is a natural gift but one has to keep practising to improve and excel well in the field of music.

**Conclusions :**

##### I. Natural gifts need nurturing and care.

##### II. Even though your voice is not good, one can keep practising.

A | Neither I nor II follows |

B | Only conclusion II follows |

C | Both I and II follow |

D | Either I or II follows |

E | Only conclusion I follows |

Question 28 Explanation:

Conclusion I follows to statement, but second is not stated in statement. So it do not follow

Question 29 |

**Statements:**I) The staff of Airport Authorities called off the strike they were observing in protest against privatization II) The staff of Airport Authorities went on strike anticipating a threat to their jobs

A | Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause |

B | Both the statements I and II are independent causes |

C | Both the statements I and II are effects of independent cause |

D | Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect |

E | Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect |

Question 29 Explanation:

Both the statements I and II are effects of independent cause

Question 30 |

From a group of 7 men and 6 women, five persons are to be selected to form a committee so that at least 3 men are there on the committee. In how many ways can it be done?

A | 645 |

B | 735 |

C | 756 |

D | 564 |

Question 30 Explanation:

We may have (3 men and 2 women) or (4 men and 1 woman) or (5 men only).
Required number of ways = (

(7 x 6 x 5)/(3x2x1) x (6 x 5/2x1) + (

=525 +(7x6x5/3x2x1 x 6) + (7x6/2x1)

= (525 + 210 + 21)

=756

^{7}C_{3}x^{6}C_{2}) + (^{7}C_{4}x^{6}C_{1}) + (^{7}C_{5})(7 x 6 x 5)/(3x2x1) x (6 x 5/2x1) + (

^{7}C_{3}x^{6}C_{1}) + (^{7}C_{2})=525 +(7x6x5/3x2x1 x 6) + (7x6/2x1)

= (525 + 210 + 21)

=756

Question 31 |

4.036 divided by 0.04 gives?

A | 10.09 |

B | None of these |

C | 100.9 |

D | 1.009 |

Question 31 Explanation:

(4.036 / 0.04) = (403.6 / 4) = 100.9

Question 32 |

**Statements:**All buildings are chalks. No chalk is toffee.

**Conclusions:**I) No building is toffee II) All chalks are buildings

A | Neither I nor II follows |

B | Only conclusion II follows |

C | Either I or II follows |

D | Only conclusion I follows |

Question 33 |

1.not 2.hotel 3.comfortable 4.was 5.the

A | 34521 |

B | 41352 |

C | 53412 |

D | 34152 |

E | 52413 |

Question 33 Explanation:

Explanation : " The hotel was not comfortable "

Question 34 |

A and B invest Rs.150000 and Rs. 200000 in a business respectively. A withdraws an amount of Rs.50000 after 6 months .B withdraws an amount of Rs.50000 after 8 months. If the profit earned is Rs. 74000, find A’s share of the profit?

A | Rs. 40000 |

B | Rs. 5000 |

C | Rs. 13000 |

D | Rs. 30000 |

Question 34 Explanation:

A:B =[(150000*6)+(100000*6)] : [(200000*8)+(150000*4)]

= 15:22

A’s share = (15/37)*74000 = Rs. 30000

= 15:22

A’s share = (15/37)*74000 = Rs. 30000

Question 35 |

Ratio of Jehin's age to Nitin's age is equal to 4 : 3, Jehin will be 26 years old after 6 years. How old is Nitin now?

A | 15 yrs |

B | 12 yrs |

C | 19 yrs |

D | 21 yrs |

Question 35 Explanation:

J = 26 - 6 = 20

J - N = 4 : 3

N = 15

J - N = 4 : 3

N = 15

Question 36 |

palette | easel | brush |

textbook | lesson plan | ? |

A | Report card |

B | Teacher |

C | Artist |

D | Painter |

Question 36 Explanation:

The objects above the line are all things used by an artist. The objects below the line are all things used by a teacher.

Question 37 |

Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence
1.Caste 2.Family 3.Newly married couple 4.Clan 5.Species

A | 2, 3, 1, 4, 5 |

B | 3, 2, 1, 4, 5 |

C | 4, 5, 3, 2, 1 |

D | 3, 4, 5, 1, 2 |

Question 37 Explanation:

Explanation: The correct order is :

Newly married Couple Family Caste Clan Species 3 2 1 4 5

Newly married Couple Family Caste Clan Species 3 2 1 4 5

Question 38 |

Pipes P and Q can empty a tank in 1 hr and 1.5 hrs respectively. Pipes R and S can fill a tank in 2 hrs and 2.5 hrs respectively. The tank is filled to its capacity of 15 litres and all four pipes are opened simultaneously. How much water remains in the tank after an hour?

A | 5 liters |

B | 3.5 liters |

C | 2.5 liters |

D | 7 liters |

Question 38 Explanation:

Part of tank emptied by P in an hour = 1

Part of tank emptied by Q in an hour = 1/1.5 = 2/3

Part of tank filled by R in an hour = ½

Part of tank filled by S in an hour = 1/ 2.5 = 2/5

Part of tank emptied in an hour = (1+ (2/3)) - (1/2 + (2/5)) = 23/30

Water remaining in the tank = 15*7/30 = 3.5 liters

Part of tank emptied by Q in an hour = 1/1.5 = 2/3

Part of tank filled by R in an hour = ½

Part of tank filled by S in an hour = 1/ 2.5 = 2/5

Part of tank emptied in an hour = (1+ (2/3)) - (1/2 + (2/5)) = 23/30

Water remaining in the tank = 15*7/30 = 3.5 liters

Question 39 |

His plan was so complicated that it

*floored*his listeners.A | entertained |

B | encouraged |

C | annoyed |

D | puzzled |

Question 40 |

**Statement:**The X-Airlines has decided to increase the passenger fare by 15 percent with immediate effect.

**Assumptions**I) The demand for seats of X-Airlines may remain unchanged even after the hike of fare. II) Other airline companies may also hike the passenger fares.

A | Only assumption I is implicit |

B | Either I or II is implicit |

C | Only assumption II is implicit |

D | Neither I nor II is implicit |

E | Both I and II are implicit |

Question 40 Explanation:

Clearly, such decisions are taken only after making sure that it will not affect the company's business adversely. So, I is implicit. However, the impact of this increase on other airlines cannot be ascertained. So, II is not implicit.

Question 41 |

**S1. The effect of exercise on the immune system is a field of intense research.**A. For example, if patients suffering from recurrent sore throats, the practice of sarvangasana greatly reduces the frequency of infections. B. There is definite evidence that exercise helps better functioning of the immune cells. C. In yoga, regional immunity can be improved because the blood can be flushed into any area. D. This increases the concentration of immunity cells in those areas.

**S6. Immunity is also improved by de-stressing of the body and the mind.**

A | BDAC |

B | BCDA |

C | DBAC |

D | CDAB |

Question 41 Explanation:

The proper order for the four sentences is BCDA

Question 42 |

A batsman scored 110 runs which included 3 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets?

A | 45% |

B | 45 5/11% |

C | 55% |

D | 54 6/11% |

Question 42 Explanation:

Number of runs made by running = 110 - (3 x 4 + 8 x 6)

= 110 - (60)

= 50.

Required percentage = ( (50 x 100)/100)% = 5/4511 %

= 110 - (60)

= 50.

Required percentage = ( (50 x 100)/100)% = 5/4511 %

Question 43 |

**Statement:**

**Since its launching in 1981, Vayudoot has so far accumulated losses amounting to Rs 153 crore.**

**Courses of Action:**I) Vayudoot should be directed to reduce wasteful expenditure and to increase passenger fare. II) An amount of about Rs 300 crore should be provided to Vayudoot to make the airliner economically viable.

A | Either I or II follows |

B | Only I follows |

C | Neither I nor II follows |

D | Only II follows |

E | Both I and II follow |

Question 43 Explanation:

Clearly, for better economic gain, losses should be reduced and income increased.

So, only course I follows.

So, only course I follows.

Question 44 |

DEBACLE

A | Disgrace |

B | Decline |

C | Collapse |

D | Defeat |

Question 44 Explanation:

DEBACLE means a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.

Question 45 |

In a march past, seven persons are standing in a row. Q is standing left to R but right to P. O is standing right to N and left to P. Similarly, S is standing right to R and left to T. Find out who is standing in middle?

A | O |

B | Q |

C | P |

D | R |

Question 45 Explanation:

Q is left to R and to the right of P i,e P, Q, R.

O is to the right of N and left of P i,e N, O, P.

S is to the right of R and left of T i,e R, S, T.

Clearly, Q is in the middle.

O is to the right of N and left of P i,e N, O, P.

S is to the right of R and left of T i,e R, S, T.

Clearly, Q is in the middle.

Question 46 |

If 40% of a number is equal to two-third of another number, what is the ratio of first number to the second number ?

A | 3 : 7 |

B | 7 : 3 |

C | 2 : 5 |

D | 5 : 3 |

Question 46 Explanation:

Let 40% of A = 2 / 3 B

Then, 40A / 100 = 2B / 3

2A / 5 = 2B / 3

A / B = (2 / 3 * 5 / 2) = 5 / 3

A : B = 5 : 3

Then, 40A / 100 = 2B / 3

2A / 5 = 2B / 3

A / B = (2 / 3 * 5 / 2) = 5 / 3

A : B = 5 : 3

Question 47 |

Find the highest common factor of 36 and 84

A | 4 |

B | 18 |

C | 12 |

D | 6 |

Question 47 Explanation:

36 = 22 x 32

84 = 22 x 3 x 7

H.C.F. = 22 x 3 = 12.

84 = 22 x 3 x 7

H.C.F. = 22 x 3 = 12.

Question 48 |

Pointing to a photograph of a boy Suresh said, "He is the son of the only son of my mother." How is Suresh related to that boy?

A | Cousin |

B | Brother |

C | Father |

D | Uncle |

Question 48 Explanation:

The boy in the photograph is the only son of the son of Suresh's mother i.e., the son of Suresh. Hence, Suresh is the father of boy.

Question 49 |

Read the each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'E'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).
(solve as per the direction given above)

A | All of you will agree with me |

B | No error |

C | as this problem is |

D | that no problem forced by our society |

E | is a grave and intractable |

Question 49 Explanation:

That no other problem faced by our country

Question 50 |

A vendor loses a selling price of 4 oranges on selling 36 oranges. His loss percentage is ?

A | 10 |

B | None of these |

C | 11 |

D | 12 |

Question 50 Explanation:

If there is loss on selling item = selling price of an article

To find loss%, simply add 36 to 4 = 40

Loss % = 4/40 * 100 = 10

To find loss%, simply add 36 to 4 = 40

Loss % = 4/40 * 100 = 10

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