# Online Aptitude Test 1 - Freshers Venture

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• 1.

### A thief steals a car at 2.30pm and drives it at 60kmph. The theft is discovered at 3pm and the owner sets off in another car at 75kmph when will he overtake the thief ?

• A.

7 pm

• B.

8 pm

• C.

5 pm

• D.

12 pm

C. 5 pm
Explanation
Let the thief is overtaken x hrs after 2.30pm distance covered by the thief in x hrs = distance covered by the owner in x-1/2 hr 60x = 75 ( x- ½) x= 5/2 hr thief is overtaken at 2.30 pm + 2 ½ hr = 5 pm

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• 2.

### How many terms are there in 2,4,6,8..........,1024?

• A.

256

• B.

600

• C.

512

• D.

1024

C. 512
Explanation
It is a question on AP (Arithmetic progression).
Basic formula is :
Tn = a + (n-1)*d
a = first term, n= number of terms, d = difference between two terms
1024 = 2 + (n-1)2
2n= 1024 or n =512

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• 3.

### There is a merry-go-round race going on.One person says,"1/3 of those in front of me and 3/4 of those behind me, give the total number of children in the race". Then the number of children took part in the race?

• A.

13

• B.

15

• C.

17

• D.

21

A. 13
Explanation
Assume there are x participants in the race.In a round race,no: of participants in front of a person wil be x-1 an that behind him wil b x-1. i.e, 1/3(x-1) + 3/4(x-1) = x ; solving x = 13

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• 4.

### A train covers a distance in 50 min ,if it runs at a speed of 48kmph on an average.The speed at which the train must run to reduce the time of journey to 40min will be?

• A.

40kmph

• B.

30kmph

• C.

80kmph

• D.

60kmph

D. 60kmph
Explanation
Time=50/60 hr=5/6hr Speed=48mph distance=S*T=48*5/6=40km time=40/60hr=2/3hr New speed = 40* 3/2 kmph= 60kmph

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• 5.

### 14 students in a class failed in both QT and Accounts. 20 failed in QT, but 32 failed in Accounts. How many students were there in total ?

• A.

38

• B.

42

• C.

40

• D.

39

A. 38
Explanation
20+32 – 14 = 38 students

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• 6.

### The least multiple of 7 which leaves a remainder 4 when divided by 6,9,15 and 18 is ?

• A.

365

• B.

364

• C.

366

• D.

367

B. 364
Explanation
Let x be the least multiple of 7, which when divided by 90 leaves the remainder 4. Then x is of the form 90k + 4. Now, minimum value of k for which 90k + 4 is divisible by 4. : . x = 4 * 90 + 4 = 364

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• 7.

### A person invested Rs. 5000 at some rate (simple interest) and 4000 at 1% higher rate of interest. If the interest in both the cases is equal after 4 years. What is the rate of interest in former case?

• A.

4

• B.

5

• C.

3

• D.

2

A. 4
Explanation
(5000*R*4)/100=(4000*(r+1)*4)/100
5r=4r+4
r=4

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• 8.

### 13 sheeps and 9 pigs were bought for Rs. 1291.85.If the average price of a sheep be Rs. 74. What is the average price of a pig?

• A.

Rs. 970

• B.

Rs. 968

• C.

Rs. 964

• D.

Rs. 962

D. Rs. 962
Explanation
Average price of a sheep = Rs. 74 : . Total price of 13 sheeps = (74*13) = Rs. 962

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• 9.

### Simple interest on a sum of money is 1/9th of sum and the number of years and the rate % per annum are equal. What is rate?

• A.

3.33

• B.

3.5

• C.

3.4

• D.

3.2

A. 3.33
Explanation
Formula : ( P*R*T)/100 = interest
p=principal, r=rate, t=time, here r=t
let us assume principal = 9, interest = 1
9 * R^2 / 100 =1
R^2= 100/9
R=10/3 = 3.33

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• 10.

### A certain number of men can finish a piece of work in 10 days. If however there were 10 men less it will take 10days more for the work to be finished. How many men were there originally?

• A.

19

• B.

21

• C.

20

• D.

22

C. 20
Explanation
Number of men =x
total work =10X
10X = (X-10)(20)
10X=20X-200
X=20

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• 11.

### 3 ¼ - 4/5 of 5/6 / 4 1/3 / 1/5 – ( 3/10 + 21 1/5 ) is equal to?

• A.

16 1/2

• B.

15 1/2

• C.

17 1/2

• D.

13 1/2

B. 15 1/2
Explanation
13/4 – 4/5 * 5/6 / 13/3 / 1/5 – ( 3/10 + 106/5 ) (use BODMASRULE)

-- > 13/4 – 4/6 / 13/3 / 1/5 – 215/10 -- > 31/12 / 13/3 * 5 – 215/10

-- > 31/12 / 65/3 – 43/2 -- > 31/12 / 130 – 129/6 -- > 31/12/1/6 = 31/12 * 6/1 -- > 31/2 = 15 1/2

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• 12.

### The Value of √24 + 3√64 + 4√28 is?

• A.

12

• B.

14

• C.

15

• D.

13

A. 12
Explanation
24*1/2 + 43*1/3 + 28*1/4

-- > 4 + 4 + 4 -- > 12

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• 13.

### The average age of a family of 8 persons is 20. The age of the youngest person is 5 years. What was the average age of the family just before the birth of the youngest person ?

• A.

12

• B.

14

• C.

16

• D.

17.14

D. 17.14
Explanation
The total now = 20 * 8 = 160
Total just after birth : (20-5) * 8 = 120
Average just before birth: 120/7 = 17.14

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• 14.

### A batsman in his 18th innings makes a score of 150 runs and there by increasing his Average by 6. Find his average after 18th innings ?

• A.

43

• B.

42

• C.

45

• D.

44

B. 42
Explanation
Let the average for 17 innings is x runs Total runs in 17 innings = 17x Total runs in 18 innings = 17x + 150

Average of 18 innings = 17x + 150/18

therefore 17x + 150/18 = x + 6 -- > x = 42 Thus, average after 18 innings = 42

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• 15.

### A’s salary is 20% more than B’s salary. By what % is B’s salary less than that of A?

• A.

16.66%

• B.

16.%

• C.

15.6%

• D.

14.8%

A. 16.66%
Explanation
Let us assume B’s salary = 100
A’s salary is : 100 + 20 = 120
B’s salary is 20 less than 120
20/120 * 100 = 16.66%

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