# Aptitude Test Quiz: Could You Pass?

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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…

• A.

9

• B.

3

• C.

6

• D.

2

B. 3
Explanation
In a room with three people, each person shakes hands 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 a total of three handshakes.

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• 2.

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

• A.

10

• B.

45

• C.

54

• D.

75

C. 54
Explanation
Each of the numbers except 54 is multiple of 5.

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• 3.

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

• A.

Car

• B.

Cycle

• C.

Aeroplane

• D.

Scooter

• E.

Helicopter

B. Cycle
Explanation
All except Cycle run on fuel.

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• 4.

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

• A.

Actor

• B.

Dancer

• C.

Musician

• D.

Artist

• E.

Poet

E. Poet
Explanation
All except Poet perform on stage.

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• 5.

### Which one is the odd one out 8, 27,64,121,125

• A.

8

• B.

27

• C.

64

• D.

121

• E.

125

D. 121
Explanation
D is square of 11, rest all are cubes

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• 6.

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

• A.

Branch

• B.

Dirt

• C.

Leaf

• D.

Root

A. Branch
Explanation
Dirt, the rest all are part of tree

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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
(100000+99999 = 199999)

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• 8.

### Find the related picture.

• A.

Stream

• B.

Ship

• C.

Wheel

• D.

Car

B. Ship
Explanation
An oar is to a canoe as a steering wheel is to a car. This is a functional relationship. The oar helps steer the canoe in the way that the steering wheel steers the car.

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• 9.

### Which word is the ODD one out?

• A.

Tyre

• B.

Steering

• C.

Wheel

• D.

Engine

• E.

Car

E. Car
Explanation
Car - (Tyre, Steering wheel and Engine are all parts of a car)

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• 10.

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

• A.

Tomorrow

• B.

Today

• C.

Day after tomorrow

• D.

Two days after today

A. Tomorrow
Explanation
If the day before yesterday was Thursday, then yesterday was Friday and today is Saturday. Therefore, the next day after today would be Sunday, which corresponds to the option "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.

15 days

• B.

19 days

• C.

20 Days

• D.

10 days

B. 19 days
Explanation
19 days (Because the water lily doubles its size every day and the complete pool is covered after 20 days, half of the pool will be covered one day before that, after 19 days)

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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.

The Letter M.

• B.

The Letter I

• C.

The Letter B

• D.

The Letter Y

A. The Letter M.
Explanation
The letter M is the correct answer because it 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

A. 22
Explanation
The pattern in the series alternates between subtracting 1 and adding 2. The first number starts at 22, then subtracts 1 to get 21. The next number adds 2 to get 23. This pattern continues, alternating between subtracting 1 and adding 2. Therefore, the next number should be 22.

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• 14.

### Choose a necessary part of the below product.Shoe

• A.

Sole

• B.

Leather

• C.

Laces

• D.

Walking

A. Sole
Explanation
All shoes have a sole of some sort.Not all shoes are made of leather (choice b); nor do they all have laces (choice c).Walking (choice d) is not essential to a shoe.

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• 15.

### Cup is to coffee as bowl is to

• A.

Dish

• B.

Soup

• C.

Spoon

• D.

Food

B. Soup
Explanation
Soup is for Bowl.

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• 16.

### Choose the picture so that there is a relation between the bottom two, the same way there is a relation between the top two.

• A.

Dress

• B.

Pair of Scissors

• C.

Paint Brush

• D.

Sewing Needle

A. Dress
Explanation
A can of paint is to a paintbrush as a spool of thread is to a sewing needle. This is a relationship of function. Both show the tool needed to perform a task.

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• 17.

### Complete the empty box with the relevant picture.

• A.

Tap

• B.

Piece of Cake

• C.

Cup of Tea

• D.

Jug of water

C. Cup of Tea
Explanation
Camera is to photograph as teakettle is to a cup of tea. The camera is used to make the photo; the teakettle is used to make the tea.

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• 18.

### Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words. Petal: Flower

• A.

Salt : pepper

• B.

Tire : bicycle

• C.

Base : ball

• D.

Sandals : shoes

• E.

Puppy : dog

B. Tire : bicycle
Explanation
The original pair of words, "petal: flower," represents a part-to-whole relationship, where a petal is a part of a flower. Similarly, the pair "tire: bicycle" also represents a part-to-whole relationship, as a tire is a part of a bicycle.

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• 19.

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

• A.

True

• B.

False

• C.

Uncertain

A. True
Explanation
The first statement states that the bookstore has a better selection of postcards than the newsstand does. The second statement states that the selection of postcards at the drugstore is better than at the bookstore. Therefore, if both statements are true, it can be concluded that the drugstore has a better selection of postcards than both the bookstore and the newsstand. Hence, the third statement is true.

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• 20.

### Fact 1: All chickens are birds. Fact 2: Some chickens are hens. Fact 3: Female birds lay eggs. If the first three statements are facts, which of the following statements must also be a fact? I. All birds lay eggs. II. Hens are birds. III. Some chickens are not hens.

• A.

II only

• B.

II and III only

• C.

I, II, and III

• D.

None of the statements is a known fact.

B. II and III only
Explanation
The first statement cannot be true because only female birds lay eggs. Statement II is true because hens are chickens and chickens are birds. Statement III is also true because if only some chickens are hens, then some must not be hens.

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• 21.

### Fill in the correct word. I'll look it ___ in the dictionary.

• A.

In

• B.

On

• C.

At

• D.

To

• E.

Up

E. Up
Explanation
The correct answer is "up" because when looking for a word in the dictionary, we usually open the dictionary and physically lift it up to search for the word.

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• 22.

### The Police caught the thief _______ the corner of Cascade and Plum Streets.

• A.

At

• B.

From

• C.

In

• D.

Behind

A. At
Explanation
The word "at" is the correct answer because it indicates the specific location where the police caught the thief. In this case, the thief was caught "at" the corner of Cascade and Plum Streets. The word "from" would imply that the thief was caught coming from that location, "in" would suggest that the thief was caught inside that location, and "behind" would imply that the thief was caught behind that location. Only "at" accurately describes the thief's precise location at the corner of Cascade and Plum Streets.

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• 23.

### She spoke ________ him yesterday.

• A.

To

• B.

With

• C.

For

• D.

Either could be used here

D. Either could be used here
Explanation
In this sentence, both "to" and "with" can be used interchangeably to convey the idea that she had a conversation or interaction with him. Both prepositions are commonly used to indicate communication or interaction, so either option would be grammatically correct and convey the same meaning.

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• 24.

### Choose the correct alternative. If the room had been brighter, I would have been able to read for a while before bed time.

• A.

If the room was brighter

• B.

If the room are brighter

• C.

• D.

No improvement

C. Had the room been brighter
Explanation
The correct answer is "Had the room been brighter." This is the correct alternative because it follows the correct structure for a conditional sentence in the past unreal condition. The sentence is expressing a hypothetical situation in the past, and the correct structure is "Had + subject + past participle."

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• 25.

### One word for a 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" is the correct answer because it refers to a list of business or subjects to be considered at a meeting. It is commonly used to outline the topics that will be discussed and the order in which they will be addressed. "Schedule" and "timetable" refer to a set of planned activities or events, while "plan" is a general term for a detailed proposal or course of action. However, "agenda" specifically relates to the list of topics for a meeting, making it the most appropriate choice.

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