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APTITUDE 1(INFY)

SPECIAL PLACEMENT TRAINING

1. The price of sugar increased by 50%, then by what % does the consumption of sugar be reduced so that
the total expenditure on sugar increased by 20%?
a) 20%
b) 25%c) 40%
d) 10%
2. In a test P got 40% of the maximum marks and got 10 marks more than the pass mark. Q got 30% of
maximum marks and failed by 10 marks. Find the pass mark?
a) 60
b) 70
c) 80
d) 90
3. If I walk at 5 kmph I reach the bus stop 5 min late and if I walk at 6 kmph, I reach 5 min early. How
far is the distance?
a) 30 km
b) 10 km
c) 15 km
d) 5 km
4. Train A takes 51 sec to cross 370 long platform and 62 sec to cross 480 long platform. Find its length
and speed?
a) 140m, 15m/s
b) 150m, 10m/s
c) 140m, 10m/s
d) none
5. What is the smallest no that should multiply 840 to make it a perfect square and 2940 to make it a
perfect cube respectively?
a) 200, 3100
b) 210, 3150
c) 210, 3250
d) None
6. HCF of 2 numbers is 6 and their LCM is 180. How many pairs of nos satisfy this condition?
a) 4
b) 3
2) 2
d) 6
7. Find the no. of ways of arranging all the letters of the word THUNDER so that the vowels appear in
odd places?
a) 1440
b) 720
c) 2880
d) 360
8. A 4 digit number is to be formed using the digits 5,6,7,0,9. How many of them are divisible 2?
(Repetitions are not allowed)
a) 18 b) 24
c) 42
d) 56
9. In a class of 180 students 95 passed in History, 38 failed in Geography. 73 passed in both.
i) How many students failed in at least one subject?
a) 107
b) 229
c) 146
d) 123
ii) How many students failed in History but passed in Geography?
a) 69
b) 73
c) 76
d) 58
10 Ten persons A through J sit in w rows of five persons each such that each person sitting in one row
exactly faces one person in the opposite row. It is also known as that (a)
D is not at any of the
ends. E is not adjacent to H
(b)
I is w places to the right of B (c) E is opposite B and J is
opposite C. (d) G is opposite I and is adjacent to H and C (f) The no. of people sitting to the left of A is
equal to the no of persons sitting to the right of B and also both of them are in the same row.
(i) Who is opposite A?
a) F
b) H
c) D
d) E
(ii) Who is to the left of J?
a) I
b) B
c) D
d) Cant be determined
(iii) Who is to the immediate right of H?
a) E
b) C
d) G
d) Cant be determined
(iv) Who is diagonally opposite F?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
(v) Who is w places away from C ( in the same row)?
a) H
b) F
c) E
d) Cant be determined

Directions: The questions given below have four groups of 3 statements each. Read the statements
carefully and identify the group/groups where the third statement logically follows the first two
statements in the group

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A) All evenings are pleasant. Some days are pleasant. Some days are evenings.
B) No Painters are sellers. All painters are tax payers. Some sellers are tax
payers.
C) All children are active. All elders are hyper. All hyper are active.
D) Some fashions are vogue.
No style is vogue. Some fashions are styles.
a) Only A,B and D b) Only B c) Only D
d) None of these
12)
A) All places are villas. Some mansions are places. Some villas are mansions.
B) Politicians are polite. Pluto is not polite. Pluto is not a politician
C) People want good government. Only democracy gives good government.
People want democracy.
D) Some opinions are judgments. All decisions are judgments. Some decisions
are opinions.
a) Only A b) Only B
c) Only A,B and C
d) Only B and D
13)
A) All colours are walls. No wall is plain. No colour is plain.
B) All sonic not cosmic. Some Cosmic are superfast. All sonic are superfast.
C) Every amount is refundable. Some amounts are retainable. Some refundable is
retainable.
D) No one is novice. Some novice is shrewd. Some shrewd is not one.
a) Only A and B
b) Only A,C and D
c) Only B and C
d) Only C and D
14) There are 5 people A,B,C,D and E and they are from different families P,Q,RS,T,
pursuing different courses BBA MBA, B.Tech, Medicine and B.Sc. It is also known that A)
B and the person from T are in B.Sc. and Medical course. B) The person from S is pursuing
B.Tech., but not A. C) Either C or the person who is pursuing BBA is from R. D) E is from
Q but not doing MBA and A is not doing B.Sc.
(i) Who is pursuing BBA?
a) A b) C
c) D
d) E
(ii) The person from R is pursuing
a) BBA
b) MBA
c) B.Sc.
d) Medicine
(iii)
Which of the following is the correct combination of name, family and
course?
a) A P Medicine b) B P B.Sc.
c) C Q BBA
d) None
15) Among a group of Students who are standing in a row Ravi is the 12th from the left and
Ramesh is the 10th from the right. There are 8 students between them. How many students
are there in the row?
a) 30
b) 12
c) 18
d) Cannot be determined
16)
Arun is the fourth from the right end of the row of boys and Bhavan is tenth from the
left and there are six boys between them. If they interchange their positions, what is the
Aruns position from the right end of the row?
a) Tenth
b) Sixteenth c) Fourteenth d) Eleventh
17. Directions: Each item is followed by two statements, I and II. Answer each question using
the following instructions.
Choose 1:
If the question can be answered by one of the statements alone.
Choose 2:
If the question can be answered by using either statement alone.
Choose 3:
If the question can be answered by using both the statements together.
Choose 4:
If the question can not be answered by either of the statements.
i). Among A, B and C who can finish the given work the fastest?
I.
A works twice as fast as C.
II.
C takes half the time to finish the work as B takes.
ii).
How is M related to D?

I.
iii).

D and F are siblings.


II. K, who is married to M, is the mother of D and F.
Is x > y?( x and y are postive)
I. Three time x is equal to twice y.
II. Twice of x is 7 more than y.
iv).
What is Amars age?
I.
Ten years hence, Amar will be twice as old as Deeraj.
II.
Deeraj was born 5 years ago.
v).
Is A, the highest paid person in the office consisting of 10 people?
I.
Nobody is paid more than A.
II. 90% of the people are paid less than A.
18. In a triangle ABC, AB = 25 cm, BC = 125 cm and if AC is an integer then how many
values AC can take?
a) 50
b) 49
c) infinite
d) 51
19. In a triangle ABC, AB = 7 cm, AC = 9 cm and BC = 14 cm. Find the length of the
median drawn from A to BC?
a) 4 cm
b) 5 cm
c) 6 cm
d) 8 cm
20. A1 , A2 A12 are 12 distinct points equally spaced on the circumference of a circle.
Find the no. of right angled triangles with these points?
a) 20 b) 60
c) 180
d) None
21. An equilateral triangle BPC is drawn inside a square ABCD. Then LAPD is
a) 120o
b) 135o
c) 150o
d) 165o
Find the area of a triangle whose sides are 14cm, 48cm and 50 cm?
a) 672cm2
b) 336cm2
c) 350cm2
d) 700cm2
22. If the altitude of a triangle is increased by 40% and the base is decreased by 15% then
find the % change in its area?
a) 21% increase
b) 21% decrease
c) 19% increase
d) 19% decrease
23. If a path 3 m wide is laid all round and outside a field of dimensions 25m x 15m, then
find the area of the path?
a) 276 sq m b) 256 sq m c) 240 sq m d) 266 sq m
24. The radius of the base of a conical tent is 12cm and its height is 5cm. Find the area of the
canvas required to frame the tent?
a) 156cm2 b) 168cm2
c) 146cm2
d) 136cm2
25. The total cost of five apples and six bananas is Rs.52. If the cost of an apple is Rs.6 more
than that of a banana, what is the cost of six apples and five bananas?
a) Rs.48
b) Rs.46
c) Rs.54
d) Rs.58
26. In a purse which has coins of 50 paise, one rupee and two rupees denominations, the total
number of coins is 65 and the total amount is Rs.75. If the number of 50 paise coins is equal
to the number of two rupee coins, what is the number of one rupee coins?
a) 10
b) 15
c) 20
d) 25
27. If the system of equations, 3x(a + 1) + 9y(2-a) = 30 and 2x(2-a) + 3y(2a-1) = 10, has
infinite solutions, what is the value of a?
a) 0
b) 1
c) -1
d) 2
28.
The cost of three chairs and two tables is Rs.2000. If one chair less and one more
table are purchased it would cost Rs.500 more. What is the cost of a chair and a table?
a) Rs.500
b) Rs.1200
c) Rs.900
d) Rs.800
29. P says to Q, I am thrice as old as you were when I was as old as you are. If the sum of
their present ages is 100 years, then find the present age of Q.
a) 30 years
b) 46 years
c) 35 years
d) 40 years
30. A and B started weaving a shawl. After 10 hours B leaves and A alone weaves the
remaining shawl in 6 hours. In how many hours can B alone weave the shawl if A alone can
weave it in 20 hours?
a) 30
b) 40
c) 60
d) none

31.
A, B and C agree to complete a work for Rs.8,400. C completes twice the work done
by A. If A completes 3/14th of the complete work, what is the share of B in the total amount?
a) Rs.3600
b) Rs.4000 c) Rs.3000 d) none
32.
Eighteen workers can lay a road in 24 days working 12 hours a day. In how many
days can 54 workers lay a road which has one-third more length than the earlier one, working
8 hours a day?
a) 12
b) 32
c) 24
d) none
33. Two pipes can independently fill an empty tank in 20 minutes and 30 minutes
respectively. An emptying pipe can empty a full tank in 10 minutes. In how many minutes
will full tank become empty if all the three pipes are opened simultaneously?
a) 60
b) 45 c) 5 & 5/11 d) Cannot be determined
34. The CP of 12 pens is Rs.50 and SP of 16 pens is Rs.60. Find the gain/loss %?
a) 10% loss
b) 10% profit
c) 20% profit
d) 20% loss
35. After allowing a discount 10% on the MP a trader charges Rs.630 for a watch. Had he not
allowed any discount he would have mad a profit of 25%. Find the CP?
a) 500
b) 540
c) 560
d) 600
36. A number when divided by a certain divisor leaves a remainder of 11. When the square of
the same no is divided by the same divisor the remainder is 1. How many values are possible
for the divisor?
a) 11
b) 10
c) 9
d) 8
37.
How many 3 digit natural nos leave a remainder of 14 when divided by 15?
a) 58
b) 59
c) 60
d) 61
38. A is directly proportional to B when C is constant and inversely proportional to the square
of C when B is constant. In a particular instance when A = 18, B = 25 and C = 10, find A if C
= 9 and B = 18?
a) 24
b) 16
c) 32
d) 12
39. A, B, C, D and E are members of the same family. There are 2 fathers, 2 sons, 2 wives, 3
males and 2 females. The teacher was the wife of a lawyer, who was the son of a doctor. E is
not a male, neither also a wife of a professional. C is the youngest person in the family and D
is the eldest. B is a male.
(i) How is D related to E?
a) Husband
b) son
c) Father
d) Wife
(ii) Who are the females in the group?
a) C and E
b) C and D
c) E and A
d) D and E
(iii) Whose wife is the teacher?
a) C
b) D
c) A
d) B
40. A clock which is showing 5:15, the minute hand points towards south-west. In which
direction does the hour hand point at 9 am?
a) North-West
b) North-East
c) South-East
d) South-West
41.
One morning Lambu and Jambu were standing facing each other. It was observed
that Jambus shadow as falling to his left. Which direction was Lambu facing?
a) North
b) South
c) West
d) East
42. Two lamps are fitted in a room. 2 bulbs are chosen at random from 10 bulbs of which 4
are defective. The chance of the room being lighted is
a) 5/16
b) 14/15
c) 13/15
d) 3/8
43.
A speaks truth in 70% of cases while B speaks truth in 65% of cases. The
probability that they will contradict each other on starting the same fact is
a) 44/100 b) 72/100
c) 47/100
d) 86/100
44.
When 3 dice are rolled together what is the probability that exactly w dice show
prime numbers?

a) 1/8
b) 3/8
c) 5/8
d) 7/8
45.
A group of 8 boys and 2 girls sit in a row at random. What is the probability that w
girls are separated by exactly 3 boys?
a) 2/15
b) 4/15
c) 6/15
d) 8/15
46. A solution of 60 litres of milk and water contains 20% water. How much litres of water
should be added to this, to make it a solution with 40% water?
a) 10
b) 15
c) 20
d) none
47.
A cask is completely filled with 30% alcohol solution. Twenty litres of the
solution is drawn and replaced with water. If the concentration now is 24%, find the capacity
of the cask.
a) 50 litres
b) 72 litres c) 76 litres
d) none
48. A certain sum of money doubles itself at simple interest at certain rate in 10 years. What
will be the interest on Rs.13000 interest being compounded annually for 3 years at the same
rate of interest?
a) Rs.17303
b) Rs.4303
c) Rs.3303
d) none
49.
A sum of Rs.1500 amounts to Rs.1680 in 3 years at simple interest. If the
interest rate is increased to 6%, it would amount to
a) Rs.1770
b) Rs.1818
c) Rs.1590 d) none
50.
The difference between the simple interest received from two different persons
on Rs.1800 for 3 years is Rs.27. The difference between their rates of interest is
a) 0.4%
b) 0.3%
c) 1% d) none
51. The average of certain number of observations is 40. When two observations 27 and 42
are replaced by 84 and 36, the average is increased by 3. Find the number of observations.
a) 25
b) 21
c) 10
d) none
52.
A group of 19 boys went a restaurant. 18 boys paid Rs.8 each. The 19 th boy
paid Rs.36 more than the aver bill of all the 19 boys. What is the amount paid by the 19 th
boy? (In rupees)
a) 15
b) 82
c) 56
d) none
53. Seven persons A,B,C,D,E,F and G are sitting in a row. The following information is
known about their seating arrangement. A) D is four places away from G. B) E is to the left
of F. C) C is to the immediate right of A and D is at an extreme end. D) The no. of
persons to the right of B is same as the no. of persons to the left of G.
(i) Who is to the immediate left of B?
a) D b) E
c) C
d) B
(ii) How many persons are there in between F and E?
a) 4 b) 3
c) 2
d) 1
(iii) Who is between B and G?
A0 E b) F
c) A
d) Cannot be determined.
(iv) If E is to the second position from the left, then who is two places away from A?
a) F b) B
c) G
d) E