Aptitude Test: Esvc18 Placement Drive

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Instruction: Total number of questions : 20. Time alloted : 30 minutes. Each question carry 1 mark, no negative marks. DO NOT refresh the page. All the best :-).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A train 240 m long passes a pole in 24 seconds. How long will it take to pass a platform 650 m long?
    • A. 

      65 sec

    • B. 

      89 sec

    • C. 

      100 sec

    • D. 

      150 sec

  • 2. 
    Sakshi can do a piece of work in 20 days. Tanya is 25% more efficient than Sakshi. The number of days taken by Tanya to do the same piece of work is:
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      25

  • 3. 
    A metallic sheet is of rectangular shape with dimensions 48 m x 36 m. From each of its corners, a square is cut off so as to make an open box. If the length of the square is 8 m, the volume of the box (in m3) is:
    • A. 

      4830

    • B. 

      5120

    • C. 

      6420

    • D. 

      8960

  • 4. 
    Each of the questions given below consists of a question followed by three statements. You have to study the question and the statements and decide which of the statement(s) is/are necessary to answer the question. What is the speed of the boat in still water? I. The speed downstream is 12 kmph. II. The speed upstream is 4 kmph. III. In a to and fro journey between two points, the average speed of the boat was 6 kmph.
    • A. 

      I and II only

    • B. 

      All I, II and III

    • C. 

      III, and either I or II

    • D. 

      Any two of the three

  • 5. 
    The efficiency of various types of collectors ______ with _______ temperature.
    • A. 

      Increases, decreasing

    • B. 

      Decreases, increasing

    • C. 

      Remains same, increasing

    • D. 

      Depends upon type of collector

  • 6. 
    A, B and C start at the same time in the same direction to run around a circular stadium. A completes a round in 252 seconds, B in 308 seconds and c in 198 seconds, all starting at the same point. After what time will they again at the starting point ?
    • A. 

      26 minutes and 18 seconds

    • B. 

      42 minutes and 36 seconds

    • C. 

      45 minutes

    • D. 

      46 minutes and 12 seconds

  • 7. 
    The ratio between the perimeter and the breadth of a rectangle is 5 : 1. If the area of the rectangle is 216 sq. cm, what is the length of the rectangle?
    • A. 

      16 cm

    • B. 

      18 cm

    • C. 

      24 cm

    • D. 

      Data inadequate

  • 8. 
    Rearrange the following five sentences in proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below.
    1. A Study to this effects suggests that the average white-collar worker demonstrates only about 25% listening efficiency.
    2. However for trained and good listeners it is not unusual to use all the three approaches during a setting, thus improving listening efficiency.
    3. There are three approaches to listening: Listening for comprehension, Listening for empathy and Listening for evaluation.
    4. Although we spend nearly half of each communication interaction listening, we do not listen well.
    5. Each approach has a particular emphasis that may help us to receive and process information in different settings.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 9. 
    Piccadilly Circus was full of loneliness.It seethes and echoes with it. To live near it. Looking down on it is a discomforting exercise. You can't feel the pulse of London here, though people expect to. To Londoners it is a maddening obstruction between one place and another, and few voluntarily linger there. The only locals are those who live off the lingerers; the lingerers are primarily sightseers, with a fair sprinkling of people hoping to draw attention to themselves - both typically from the provinces. They have come to see the heart of London and expect to see spectacle, glamour and vice. For those who live near Piccadilly circus, it is
    • A. 

      A very noisy place

    • B. 

      Crowded with people

    • C. 

      An obstruction to traffic

    • D. 

      An awkward structure

  • 10. 
    Read 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 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any). (solve as per the direction given above)
    • A. 

      If you listen with

    • B. 

      The question carefully

    • C. 

      You will be able to answer them easily

    • D. 

      No error.

  • 11. 
    In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words. ESSENTIAL
    • A. 

      Extra

    • B. 

      Noughts

    • C. 

      Minors

    • D. 

      Trivial

  • 12. 
    In questions below, each passage consist of six sentences. The first and sixth sentence are given in the begining. The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled as P, Q, R and S. Find out the proper order for the four sentences. S1: In the middle of one side of the square sits the Chairman of the committee, the most important person in the room. P: For a committee is not just a mere collection of individuals. Q: On him rests much of the responsibility for the success or failure of the committee. R: While this is happening we have an opportunity to get the 'feel' of this committee. S: As the meeting opens, he runs briskly through a number of formalities. S6: From the moment its members meet, it begins to have a sort nebulous life of its own. The Proper sequence should be:
    • A. 

      RSQP

    • B. 

      PQRS

    • C. 

      SQPR

    • D. 

      QSRP

  • 13. 
    Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument. Statement: Is pen mightier than a sword? Arguments:
    1. Yes. Writers influence the thinking of the people.
    2. No. With the help of physical force one can conquer all.
    • A. 

      Only argument I is strong

    • B. 

      Only argument II is strong

    • C. 

      Either I or II is strong

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II is strong

  • 14. 
    Look at this series: 8, 43, 11, 41, __, 39, 17, ... What number should fill in the blank?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      43

    • D. 

      44

  • 15. 
    Find the statement that must be true according to the given information. Sara lives in a large city on the East Coast. Her younger cousin Marlee lives in the Mid-west in a small town with fewer than 1,000 residents. Marlee has visited Sara several times during the past five years. In the same period of time, Sara has visited Marlee only once.  
    • A. 

      Marlee likes Sara better than Sara likes Marlee.

    • B. 

      Sara thinks small towns are boring.

    • C. 

      Sara is older than Marlee.

    • D. 

      Marlee wants to move to the East Coast.

  • 16. 
    A liquid flat plate collector is usually held tilted in a fixed position, facing _____ if located in the northern hemisphere.
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 17. 
    The following is (are) laws of black body radiation.
    • A. 

      Plank’s law

    • B. 

      Stefan-Boltzmann law

    • C. 

      Both (A) and (B)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
     Two general types of tyres are
    • A. 

      Tube type and tubeless

    • B. 

      Solid and tubeless

    • C. 

      Air and pneumatic

    • D. 

      Split rim and drop centre

  • 19. 
    The battery is an electrochemical device, which means battery
    • A. 

      Makes chemicals by mechanical means

    • B. 

      Uses chemical action to provide electricity

    • C. 

      Has curved plates instead of flat plates

    • D. 

      Does not use an electrolyte

  • 20. 
    The brake warning light warns the driver of
    • A. 

      Water in the master cylinder

    • B. 

      Air in the hydraulic system

    • C. 

      Failure of the primary or secondary circuit of hydraulic system

    • D. 

      Power brake failure

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