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Apt Thursday Evening Test questions

1. There are 5 wheels (4 normal wheels and 1 spare). All the 5 wheels are used equally. If the car travelled a total distance of 40,000 kms, what is the distance traversed by each wheel? a) 10,000 kms 40,000 b) 32,000 c) 8,000 d)

2. A tree of height 36 metres is on one edge of the road whose width is 12 metres. It falls such that the top of the tree touches the other edge of the road. Find the distance / height (in metres) at which the tree breaks. a) 34 b) 31 c) 27 d) 48

3. A product costs L Rs per kg for the first 30 kgs and Q Rs per kg for each extra kg. If 33 kgs of this product costs Rs 1167 & 36 kg of this product costs Rs 1284. What is the cost of 10 kg of this product? a) 185 d) 350 b) 420 c) 380

4. A cow and a horse are sold for 2 Lakhs. If the cow is sold at 20 % profit and if the horse is sold at a 10% loss and the total gain is Rs 4000, what is the cost price of the cow? a) 80,000 b) 1,44,000 c) 2,70,000 d) 34,200

5. 60% of the registered candidates in an election are from congress and 40 of the registered candidates in an election are from BJP. If 3/4th of the registered Congress candidates and 1/5th of the registered BJP candidates fight in an election, what is the percentage of the people fighting elections? a) 67 b) 33 c) 21 d) 53

6. George takes 30 days to do a piece of work while Mark takes 45 days to do the same piece of work. For the first 15 days only George works, the Mark also joins him. Find the (total) time taken to complete the entire work? a) 31 b) 33 c) 24 d) 12

7. If M is 30 % of Q, Q is 20 % of P and N is 50 % of P. Find M/ N ratio? a) 2/25 d) 1/25 b) 3/25 c) 4/25

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8. Find the missing number: 2, 5,__ , 19 , 37, 75 a) 9 b) 7 c) 13 d) 11

9. If VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE, how is SHDVD written as? a) PESAS b) PEASA c) CHESE d) CHSES

10. A can copy 50 papers in 10 hours while both A & B can copy 70 papers in 10 hours. Then for how many hours required for B to copy 26 papers? a) 9 b) 7 c) 13 d) 11

11. At Joes Steakhouse the hourly wage for a chef is 20% greater than that of a dishwasher, and the hourly wage of a dishwasher is half as much as the hourly wage of a manager. If a managers wage is $8.50 per hour, how much less than a manager does a chef earn each hour? a) 5.1 2.5 b) 3.4 c) 4.3 d)

12. In a family there are some boys and girls. All boys told that they are having equal no of brothers and sisters and girls told that they are having twice the no. of brothers than sisters. How many boys and girls present in a family? a) 3 Boys and 3 Girls b) 5 Boys and 3 Girls d) 4 Boys and 3 Girls c) 3 Boys and 5 Girls

13. A person had to multiply two numbers. Instead of multiplying by 35, he multiplied by 53 and the product went up by 540. What was the raised product? a) 780 d) 1720 b) 1040 c) 1590

14) 3, 5, 15, X, 51, 53,159,161. Find X a) 19 b) 17 c) 13 d) 11

15. The water from one outlet, flowing at a constant rate, can fill the swimming pool in 9 hours. The water from second outlet, flowing at a constant rate can fill up the same pool in approximately in 5 hours. If both the outlets are used at the same time, approximately what is the number of
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hours required to fill the pool? a) 3.21 d) 6.41 b) 6.42 c) 4.62

16. If 75 % of a class answered the first question on a certain test correctly, 55 percent answered the second question on the test correctly, and 20 percent answered neither of the questions correctly, what percentage answered both correctly? a) 50 b) 70 c) 34 d) 47 17. A student's average (arithmetic mean) test score on 4 tests is 78. What must be the students score on a 5th test for the students average score on the 5th test to be 80? a) 75 b) 67 c) 88 d) 80 18. Rural households have more purchasing power than do urban households at the same income level, since some of the income urban and suburban households use for food and shelter can be used by the rural households for other needs. Which of the following inferences is best supported by the statement made above? (A) The average rural household includes more people than does the average urban or suburban household. (B) Rural households have lower food and housing costs than do either urban or suburban households. (C) Suburban households generally have more purchasing power than do either rural or urban households. (D) The median income of urban and suburban households is generally higher than that of rural households. (E) All three types of households spend more of their income on housing than on all other purchases combined. 19. Jose is a student of horticulture in the University of Hose. In a horticultural experiment in his final year, 200 seeds were planted in plot I and 300 were planted in plot II. If 57% of the seeds in plot I germinated and 42% of the seeds in plot II germinated, what percent of the total number of planted seeds germinated? a) 49 b) 46.5 c) 48 d) 50 20. A closed cylindrical tank contains 36 cubic feet of water and its filled to half its capacity. When the tank is placed upright on its circular base on level
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ground, the height of water in the tank is 4 feet. When the tank is placed on its side on level ground, what is the height, in feet, of the surface of the water above the ground? a) 7 b) 6 c) 10 d) 3 21. The present ratio of students to teachers at a certain school is 30 to 1. If the student enrollment were to increase by 50 students and the number of teachers were to increase by 5, the ratio of the teachers would then be 25 to 1. What is the present number of teachers? a) 7.85 b) 15.5 c) 13 d) 15 22. College T has 1000 students. Of the 200 students majoring in one or more of the sciences,130 are majoring in Chemistry and 150 are majoring in Biology. If at least 30 of the students are not majoring in either Chemistry or Biology, then the number of students majoring in both Chemistry and Biology could be any number from a) 110-130 b) 120-130 c) 110-120 d) 100-120 23. Kelly and Chris are moving into a new city. Both of them love books and thus packed several boxes with books. If Chris packed 60% of the total number of boxes, what was the ratio of the number of boxes Kelly packed to the number of boxes Chris packed? a) 2:3 b) 3:4 c) 4:5 d) 3:5 24. A drug that is highly effective in treating many types of infection can, at present, be obtained only from the bark of the ibora, a tree that is quite rare in the wild. It takes the bark of 5,000 trees to make one kilogram of the drug. It follows, therefore, that continued production of the drug must inevitably lead to the ibora's extinction. Which of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument above? (A) The ibora cures any infection easily but it cant be doing any more since its extinct. (B) The ibora cant be grown anywhere since its unique to its habitat and rarely available elsewhere. (C) The ibora like any other tree is a cure for any infection but it should be made available in kgs. (D) The ibora can be propagated from cuttings and grown under cultivation. 25. Machine A produces bolts at a uniform rate of 120 every 40 second, and Machine B produces bolts at a uniform rate of 100 every 20 seconds. If the
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two machines run simultaneously, how many seconds will it take for them to produce a total of 200 bolts? a) 35 b) 34 c) 45 d) 25 26. Analyzing the good returns that Halo circle Insurance Pvt Ltd was giving, Ratika bought a 1-year, Rs 10,000 certificate of deposit that paid interest at an annual rate of 8% compounded semi-annually. What was the total amount of interest paid on this certificate at maturity? a) 786 b) 816 c) 754 d) 824 27. Juan is a gold medalist in athletics. In the month of May, if Juan takes 11 seconds to run y yards, how many seconds will it take him to run x yards at the same rate? a) 11x/y b) x/11y c) 11y/x d) y/11x 28. A certain company retirement plan has a rule of 70 provisions that allows an employee to retire when the employee's age plus years of employment with the company total at least 70. In what year could a female employee hired in 1986 on her 32nd birthday first be eligible to retire under this provision? a) 19 b) 1986 c) 2005 d) 1967 29. Homeowners aged 40 to 50 are more likely to purchase ice cream and are more likely to purchase it in larger amounts than are members of any other demographic group. The popular belief that teenagers eat more icecream than adults must, therefore, be false. The argument is flawed because the author _____ (A) fails to distinguish between purchasing and consuming (B) clearly demarcates the difference between purchasing and consuming (C) doesnt say if the homeowners might not have money to purchase the ice creams. (D) supports the argument that the homeowners purchase the ice creams in larger quantities. 30. Andalusia has been promoting the importance of health maintenance. From January 1, 1991 to January 1, 1993, the number of people enrolled in health maintenance organizations increased by 15 percent. The enrollment on January 1, 1993 was 45 million. How many million people (to the nearest
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million) were enrolled in health maintenance organizations on January 1, 1991? a) 31.43 b) 100/15 c) 100/45 d) 39.13

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