# Aptitude Assessment Set 2

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• 1.

### If there are THREE people in a room and each shakes hand exactly once with everyone else in the room… How many handshakes do we have?

• A.

9

• B.

3

• C.

6

• D.

2

B. 3
Explanation
In a room with three people, each person shakes hands exactly once with the other two people. Person A shakes hands with Person B and Person C, Person B shakes hands with Person A and Person C, and Person C shakes hands with Person A and Person B. Therefore, there are three handshakes in total.

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• 2.

### What number should replace the question mark?1, 4, 9, 16, 25, ?

• A.

36

• B.

37

• C.

51

• D.

50

A. 36
Explanation
The given sequence is a series of perfect squares. Each number is the square of the next consecutive positive integer. Therefore, the number that should replace the question mark is the square of the next consecutive positive integer after 25, which is 5. The square of 5 is 25, so the correct answer is 36.

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• 3.

### Choose the word which is different from the rest.

• A.

Table

• B.

Chair

• C.

Couch

• D.

Carpet

D. Carpet
Explanation
The word "Carpet" is different from the rest because it is the only item on the list that is not a piece of furniture. The other options, table, chair, and couch, are all types of furniture commonly found in a home or office. Carpet, on the other hand, is a type of flooring material.

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• 4.

### Choose the word which is different from the rest.

• A.

• B.

Manager

• C.

Mentor

• D.

Lecturer

D. Lecturer
Explanation
The word "Lecturer" is different from the rest because it refers to a person who delivers lectures or gives presentations, typically in an academic setting. On the other hand, "Leader," "Manager," and "Mentor" all pertain to roles or positions of authority and guidance in various contexts, such as leading a team, managing a department, or providing mentorship and support to others.

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• 5.

### Which is the odd one out

• A.

8

• B.

27

• C.

64

• D.

121

• E.

125

• F.

216

• G.

343

D. 121
Explanation
The numbers 8, 27, 64, 125, 216, and 343 are all perfect cubes, meaning they can be expressed as the cube of an integer. However, 121 is not a perfect cube. Therefore, 121 is the odd one out in this sequence.

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• 6.

### Which word doesn't belong with others?

• A.

Branch

• B.

Dirt

• C.

Leaf

• D.

Root

B. Dirt
Explanation
The word "Dirt" doesn't belong with the others because it is not a part of a tree or plant. "Branch," "Leaf," and "Root" are all components of a tree, while "Dirt" is a type of soil or earth.

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• 7.

### What is the sum of the smallest six digit number and the greatest five digit number?

• A.

199999

• B.

19999

• C.

99999

• D.

999999

A. 199999
Explanation
The correct answer is 199999. The question asks for the sum of the smallest six-digit number and the greatest five-digit number. The smallest six-digit number is 100000, and the greatest five-digit number is 99999. Adding these two numbers together gives us 199999.

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• 8.

B.
• 9.

### Which word is the ODD one out?

• A.

Tyre

• B.

Pedal

• C.

Chain

• D.

Cycle

D. Cycle
Explanation
The word "cycle" is the odd one out because it is the only word that refers to the entire object or vehicle, while the other words refer to specific parts of a bicycle. "Tyre" refers to the rubber part that makes contact with the ground, "pedal" refers to the part that the rider pushes with their foot, and "chain" refers to the mechanism that transfers power from the pedals to the wheels.

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• 10.

### If the day before yesterday was Sunday, when will Thursday be?

• A.

Tomorrow

• B.

Today

• C.

Day after tomorrow

• D.

Two days after today

C. Day after tomorrow
Explanation
If the day before yesterday was Sunday, then yesterday was Monday and today is Tuesday. Therefore, Thursday will be the day after tomorrow.

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• 11.

### In the middle of a round pool lies a beautiful water lily. The water lily doubles in size every day. After exactly 20 days, the lily will cover the complete pool.  After how many days will the water lily cover half of the pool?

• A.

10

• B.

5

• C.

19

• D.

20

C. 19
Explanation
The water lily doubles in size every day, so if it covers the complete pool after 20 days, it must have covered half of the pool one day before that. Therefore, after 19 days, the water lily will cover half of the pool.

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• 12.

### I'm there once in a minute, twice in a moment but never in a thousand years. Who am I?

• A.

I

• B.

T

• C.

M

• D.

None of the above

C. M
Explanation
The correct answer is M. The letter M appears once in the word "minute" and twice in the word "moment," but it does not appear in the phrase "a thousand years."

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• 13.

### Look at this series: 22, 21, 23, 22, 24, 23, . . .What number should come next?

• A.

22

• B.

24

• C.

25

• D.

26

C. 25
Explanation
The series alternates between subtracting 1 and adding 2. Starting with 22, we subtract 1 to get 21, then add 2 to get 23, and so on. Therefore, the next number in the series should be 25.

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• 14.

### Which word does NOT belong with the others?

• A.

Cake

• B.

• C.

Lollipop

• D.

Ice

D. Ice
Explanation
The word "Ice" does not belong with the others because it is not a type of dessert or sweet treat like the other options. Cake, cookies, and lollipop are all confections that are commonly enjoyed as desserts, while ice refers to frozen water and is not typically consumed as a sweet treat.

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• 15.

### Cup is to coffee as bowl is to

• A.

Dish

• B.

Soup

• C.

Spoon

• D.

Food

B. Soup
Explanation
The analogy between "cup" and "coffee" suggests that a cup is used to hold coffee. Similarly, a "bowl" is commonly used to hold "soup". Therefore, the correct answer is "Soup".

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• 16.

D.
• 17.

C.
• 18.

### Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed inthe original pair of words.  Tyre : Bicycle

• A.

SALT : PEPPER

• B.

PETAL : FLOWER

• C.

BASE : BALL

• D.

PUPPY : DOG

B. PETAL : FLOWER
Explanation
The original pair of words, "Tyre : Bicycle," represents a part-to-whole relationship, where a tyre is a component or part of a bicycle. Similarly, in the answer choice "PETAL : FLOWER," a petal is a component or part of a flower. Therefore, "PETAL : FLOWER" best represents a similar relationship to the original pair of words.

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• 19.

### Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false,or uncertain. The Post office has a better selection of postcards than the book store does The selection of postcards at the drugstore is better than at the Post office The drugstore has a better selection of postcards than the bookstore or the Post office If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

• A.

True

• B.

False

• C.

Uncertain

• D.

None of the above

A. True
Explanation
The first statement states that the Post office has a better selection of postcards than the book store. The second statement states that the selection of postcards at the drugstore is better than at the Post office. Therefore, if both of these statements are true, it can be inferred that the drugstore has a better selection of postcards than both the bookstore and the Post office. Hence, the third statement is true.

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• 20.

### Fact 1: Islands are surrounded by water.Fact 2: Maui is an island.Fact 3: Maui was formed by a volcano.If the first three statements are facts, which of the following statements must also be a fact? I. Maui is surrounded by water.II. All islands are formed by volcanoes.III. All volcanoes are on islands.

• A.

I only

• B.

III only

• C.

I and II only

• D.

None of the statements is a known fact.

A. I only
Explanation
The given statement "I. Maui is surrounded by water" must also be a fact because Fact 1 states that islands are surrounded by water and Fact 2 confirms that Maui is an island. However, there is no evidence to support statement II or III, so they cannot be considered known facts.

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• 21.

### Fill in the correct word. Catching the earlier train will give us the .______________. to do some shopping.

• A.

Chance

• B.

Luck

• C.

Possibility

• D.

Occasion

A. Chance
Explanation
Catching the earlier train will give us the opportunity to do some shopping.

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• 22.

### She works very _____________ to get into this program

• A.

Hard

• B.

Hardly

• C.

Tough

• D.

Toughly

A. Hard
Explanation
The word "hard" is the correct answer because it is an adverb that describes the intensity and effort put into achieving a goal. In this context, it means that she puts in a lot of effort and works diligently to get into the program. The other options, "hardly," "tough," and "toughly," do not convey the same meaning and are not suitable in this sentence.

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• 23.

### Pick out the best option that completes the below statementAlthough initial investigations pointed towards him ......

• A.

A. the preceding events corroborated his involvement in the crime

• B.

B. the additional information confirmed his guilt

• C.

C. the subsequent events established that he was guilt

• D.

D. the subsequent events proved that he was innocent

D. D. the subsequent events proved that he was innocent
Explanation
The correct answer is D. The subsequent events proved that he was innocent. This option is the best because it directly contradicts the initial investigations, suggesting that the person in question was actually not guilty of the crime. The word "proved" indicates a strong and definitive conclusion, reinforcing the idea that the person was innocent.

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• 24.

### Choose the correct alternative for the highlighted words.If she had been a good girl, she would have gotten a chocolate Options

• A.

If she is good

• B.

Had she been a good girl

• C.

If she has been a good girl

• D.

No improvement

B. Had she been a good girl
Explanation
The correct answer is "Had she been a good girl". This alternative is correct because it uses the correct verb form "had been" in the conditional past perfect tense to indicate a hypothetical situation in the past. The other options do not use the correct verb form or tense.

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• 25.

### One word for group of words.List of the business or subjects to be considered at a meeting

• A.

Schedule

• B.

Timetable

• C.

Agenda

• D.

Plan

C. Agenda
Explanation
The word "agenda" refers to a list of business or subjects that are to be discussed or considered at a meeting. It is a common practice to create an agenda before a meeting to ensure that all necessary topics are covered and that the meeting stays on track. The other options, "schedule," "timetable," and "plan," do not specifically convey the idea of a list of business or subjects for a meeting.

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