Page 1
Section : General Aptitude
01. The boat arrived ______ dawn.
(a) Under (b) at (c) on (d) in
01. Ans: (b)
Sol: Use preposition ‘at’ dawn
02. When he did come home, she ______ him lying dead on the roadside somewhere.
(a) concluded (b) notice (c) looked (d) pictured
02. Ans: (d)
Sol: Pictured means to have a thought, understanding or idea about something or someone.
03. Five dif ferent books (P , Q, R, S, T) are to be arranged on a shelf. The books R and S are to be arranged first and
second, respectively from the right side of the shelf. The number of different orders in which P, Q and T may be
arranged is ______.
(a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 12 (d) 120
03. Ans: (a)
Sol: Five different books = P, Q, R, S and T from the given data, the above books are arranged as follows
__ __ __ S R
P
P
Q
Q
T
T
Q
T
P
T
P
Q
T
Q
T
P
Q
P
ways 6
_
`
a
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
Another Method:
From the given data R and S places are fixed and remaining three books can be arranged in 3! ways (i.e.) 3 × 2 ×1
= 6 ways.
Hence Option (1) is correct.
04. The strategies that the company _______ to sell its products ______ housetohouse marketing.
(a) use, includes (b) uses, include (c) uses, including (d) used, includes
04. Ans: (b)
Sol: Sub + Verb agreement
‘The Company’ is singular, so ‘uses’ and the ‘strategies’ is plural, so ‘include’(The company uses, the strategies
include).
Page 2
Section : General Aptitude
01. The boat arrived ______ dawn.
(a) Under (b) at (c) on (d) in
01. Ans: (b)
Sol: Use preposition ‘at’ dawn
02. When he did come home, she ______ him lying dead on the roadside somewhere.
(a) concluded (b) notice (c) looked (d) pictured
02. Ans: (d)
Sol: Pictured means to have a thought, understanding or idea about something or someone.
03. Five dif ferent books (P , Q, R, S, T) are to be arranged on a shelf. The books R and S are to be arranged first and
second, respectively from the right side of the shelf. The number of different orders in which P, Q and T may be
arranged is ______.
(a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 12 (d) 120
03. Ans: (a)
Sol: Five different books = P, Q, R, S and T from the given data, the above books are arranged as follows
__ __ __ S R
P
P
Q
Q
T
T
Q
T
P
T
P
Q
T
Q
T
P
Q
P
ways 6
_
`
a
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
Another Method:
From the given data R and S places are fixed and remaining three books can be arranged in 3! ways (i.e.) 3 × 2 ×1
= 6 ways.
Hence Option (1) is correct.
04. The strategies that the company _______ to sell its products ______ housetohouse marketing.
(a) use, includes (b) uses, include (c) uses, including (d) used, includes
04. Ans: (b)
Sol: Sub + Verb agreement
‘The Company’ is singular, so ‘uses’ and the ‘strategies’ is plural, so ‘include’(The company uses, the strategies
include).
05. It would take one machine 4 hours to complete a production order and another machine 2 hours to complete the
same order. If both machines work simultaneously at their respective constant rates, the time taken to complete
the same order is _____ hours.
(a) 3/4 (b) 2/3 (c) 7/3 (d) 4/3
05. Ans: (d)
Sol: Machine one (M
1
) can take to complete production = 4 hours
Second Machine (M
2
) can take to complete production = 2 hours
M
1
= 4 hours, 1 hours =
4
1
th
production
M
2
= 2 hours, 1 hours =
2
1
th
production
In one hour MM
4
1
2
1
4
12
4
3
th
12
+ = + =
+
= ^h
? M
1
and M
2
can take to complete production = hours
3
4
06. Five people P , Q, R, S and T work in a bank. P and Q don’ t like each other but have to share an office till T gets
a promotion and moves to the big office next to the garden. R, who is currently sharing an office with T wants to
move to the adjacent office with S, the handsome new intern. Given the floor plan, what is the current location of
Q, R and T?
(O = Office, WR = W ashroom)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R, T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(a)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
R, S
O
3
T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(b)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
Q
O
1
P
WR
(c)
Entry
Garden
Manager
T
Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(c)
Page 3
Section : General Aptitude
01. The boat arrived ______ dawn.
(a) Under (b) at (c) on (d) in
01. Ans: (b)
Sol: Use preposition ‘at’ dawn
02. When he did come home, she ______ him lying dead on the roadside somewhere.
(a) concluded (b) notice (c) looked (d) pictured
02. Ans: (d)
Sol: Pictured means to have a thought, understanding or idea about something or someone.
03. Five dif ferent books (P , Q, R, S, T) are to be arranged on a shelf. The books R and S are to be arranged first and
second, respectively from the right side of the shelf. The number of different orders in which P, Q and T may be
arranged is ______.
(a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 12 (d) 120
03. Ans: (a)
Sol: Five different books = P, Q, R, S and T from the given data, the above books are arranged as follows
__ __ __ S R
P
P
Q
Q
T
T
Q
T
P
T
P
Q
T
Q
T
P
Q
P
ways 6
_
`
a
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
Another Method:
From the given data R and S places are fixed and remaining three books can be arranged in 3! ways (i.e.) 3 × 2 ×1
= 6 ways.
Hence Option (1) is correct.
04. The strategies that the company _______ to sell its products ______ housetohouse marketing.
(a) use, includes (b) uses, include (c) uses, including (d) used, includes
04. Ans: (b)
Sol: Sub + Verb agreement
‘The Company’ is singular, so ‘uses’ and the ‘strategies’ is plural, so ‘include’(The company uses, the strategies
include).
05. It would take one machine 4 hours to complete a production order and another machine 2 hours to complete the
same order. If both machines work simultaneously at their respective constant rates, the time taken to complete
the same order is _____ hours.
(a) 3/4 (b) 2/3 (c) 7/3 (d) 4/3
05. Ans: (d)
Sol: Machine one (M
1
) can take to complete production = 4 hours
Second Machine (M
2
) can take to complete production = 2 hours
M
1
= 4 hours, 1 hours =
4
1
th
production
M
2
= 2 hours, 1 hours =
2
1
th
production
In one hour MM
4
1
2
1
4
12
4
3
th
12
+ = + =
+
= ^h
? M
1
and M
2
can take to complete production = hours
3
4
06. Five people P , Q, R, S and T work in a bank. P and Q don’ t like each other but have to share an office till T gets
a promotion and moves to the big office next to the garden. R, who is currently sharing an office with T wants to
move to the adjacent office with S, the handsome new intern. Given the floor plan, what is the current location of
Q, R and T?
(O = Office, WR = W ashroom)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R, T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(a)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
R, S
O
3
T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(b)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
Q
O
1
P
WR
(c)
Entry
Garden
Manager
T
Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(c)
06. Ans: (a)
Sol: Before getting promotion ‘T’ sharing with R and P and Q’ s are working together means they are in same office.
Option ‘2’ is not correct due to T is sharing with R (i.e.) before getting promotion T is not worked alone.
Option ‘3’ is not correct due to ‘T’ place of work is not defined.
Option ‘4’ is also not correct due to after ‘T’ getting promotion P and Q is are not working together.
07. Four people are standing in a line facing you. They are Rahul, Mathew, Seema and Lohit. One is an engineer, one
is a doctor, one a teacher and another a dancer. You are told that:
1. Mathew is not standin g next to Seema
2. There are two people standing between Lohit and the engineer
3. Rahul is not a doctor
4. The tea cher and the d ancer are standing next to each other
5. Seema is turning to he r right to speak to the doctor standing next to her
Who among them is an engineer?
(a) Mathew (b) Rahul
(c) Seema (d) Lohit
07. Ans: (a)
Sol: Four peoples are Rahu, Mathew, Seema and Lohit and in the group one engineer, one is a doctor, one a teacher
and another a dancer.
Statement 1:
Seema Mathew
Statement 2:
Lohit ___ ___ ___ ___
Engineer
Statement 3:
Rahul ? doctor
Statement 4:
Teacher (or) Dancer Dancer (or) Teacher
Statement 5:
____ Seema
Doctor
From above conditions, the following line can be formed
Lohit Seema Rahul Mathew
? ? ? ?
Doctor Teacher/Dancer Teacher/Dancer Engineer
From above, an engineer in the group is Mathew.
Hence option ‘1’ is correct.
Page 4
Section : General Aptitude
01. The boat arrived ______ dawn.
(a) Under (b) at (c) on (d) in
01. Ans: (b)
Sol: Use preposition ‘at’ dawn
02. When he did come home, she ______ him lying dead on the roadside somewhere.
(a) concluded (b) notice (c) looked (d) pictured
02. Ans: (d)
Sol: Pictured means to have a thought, understanding or idea about something or someone.
03. Five dif ferent books (P , Q, R, S, T) are to be arranged on a shelf. The books R and S are to be arranged first and
second, respectively from the right side of the shelf. The number of different orders in which P, Q and T may be
arranged is ______.
(a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 12 (d) 120
03. Ans: (a)
Sol: Five different books = P, Q, R, S and T from the given data, the above books are arranged as follows
__ __ __ S R
P
P
Q
Q
T
T
Q
T
P
T
P
Q
T
Q
T
P
Q
P
ways 6
_
`
a
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
Another Method:
From the given data R and S places are fixed and remaining three books can be arranged in 3! ways (i.e.) 3 × 2 ×1
= 6 ways.
Hence Option (1) is correct.
04. The strategies that the company _______ to sell its products ______ housetohouse marketing.
(a) use, includes (b) uses, include (c) uses, including (d) used, includes
04. Ans: (b)
Sol: Sub + Verb agreement
‘The Company’ is singular, so ‘uses’ and the ‘strategies’ is plural, so ‘include’(The company uses, the strategies
include).
05. It would take one machine 4 hours to complete a production order and another machine 2 hours to complete the
same order. If both machines work simultaneously at their respective constant rates, the time taken to complete
the same order is _____ hours.
(a) 3/4 (b) 2/3 (c) 7/3 (d) 4/3
05. Ans: (d)
Sol: Machine one (M
1
) can take to complete production = 4 hours
Second Machine (M
2
) can take to complete production = 2 hours
M
1
= 4 hours, 1 hours =
4
1
th
production
M
2
= 2 hours, 1 hours =
2
1
th
production
In one hour MM
4
1
2
1
4
12
4
3
th
12
+ = + =
+
= ^h
? M
1
and M
2
can take to complete production = hours
3
4
06. Five people P , Q, R, S and T work in a bank. P and Q don’ t like each other but have to share an office till T gets
a promotion and moves to the big office next to the garden. R, who is currently sharing an office with T wants to
move to the adjacent office with S, the handsome new intern. Given the floor plan, what is the current location of
Q, R and T?
(O = Office, WR = W ashroom)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R, T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(a)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
R, S
O
3
T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(b)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
Q
O
1
P
WR
(c)
Entry
Garden
Manager
T
Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(c)
06. Ans: (a)
Sol: Before getting promotion ‘T’ sharing with R and P and Q’ s are working together means they are in same office.
Option ‘2’ is not correct due to T is sharing with R (i.e.) before getting promotion T is not worked alone.
Option ‘3’ is not correct due to ‘T’ place of work is not defined.
Option ‘4’ is also not correct due to after ‘T’ getting promotion P and Q is are not working together.
07. Four people are standing in a line facing you. They are Rahul, Mathew, Seema and Lohit. One is an engineer, one
is a doctor, one a teacher and another a dancer. You are told that:
1. Mathew is not standin g next to Seema
2. There are two people standing between Lohit and the engineer
3. Rahul is not a doctor
4. The tea cher and the d ancer are standing next to each other
5. Seema is turning to he r right to speak to the doctor standing next to her
Who among them is an engineer?
(a) Mathew (b) Rahul
(c) Seema (d) Lohit
07. Ans: (a)
Sol: Four peoples are Rahu, Mathew, Seema and Lohit and in the group one engineer, one is a doctor, one a teacher
and another a dancer.
Statement 1:
Seema Mathew
Statement 2:
Lohit ___ ___ ___ ___
Engineer
Statement 3:
Rahul ? doctor
Statement 4:
Teacher (or) Dancer Dancer (or) Teacher
Statement 5:
____ Seema
Doctor
From above conditions, the following line can be formed
Lohit Seema Rahul Mathew
? ? ? ?
Doctor Teacher/Dancer Teacher/Dancer Engineer
From above, an engineer in the group is Mathew.
Hence option ‘1’ is correct.
08. The bar graph in Panel(a) shows the propagation of male and female illiterates in 2001 and 2011. The proportions
of males and females in 2001 and 2011 are given in Panel(b) and (c), respectively. The total population did not
change during this period.
The percentage increase in the total number of literates from 2001 to 2011 is _____.
60
100
80
60
40
20
0
Proportion of illiterates (%)
50
40 40
Female Male
Panel (a)
Female
Male
2001
40%
60%
Panel (b)
Female
Male
2011
50%
50%
Panel (c)
(a) 35.43 (b) 30.43 (c) 34.43 (d) 33.43
08. Ans: (b)
Sol: Panel (a), Bar diagram represents, proportion of illiterates (%) dark shaded represents female and male illiterates
in 2001 and light shaded represents female and male illiterates in 2011. Panel (b) and panel (c) male and females
in 2001 and 2011 respectively.
Assume population in 2001 = 100 nos
from given data, population in 2011 also 100.
From the given Bar charts and pie charts, the following table can be possible.
2001 2011
Males Females Males Females
Total 60 40 50 50
Illiterates 50% of 60 = 30 60% of 40 = 24 40% of 50 = 20 40% of 50 = 20
Literates 60  30 = 30 40  24 = 16 50  20 = 30 50  20 = 30
Total literates in 2001 = 30 + 16 = 46
Total literates in 2011 = 30 + 30 = 60
?The percentage increase in the total number of literates from 2001 to 2011 =
46
60 46
100 #

=
.%
60
14
100 3043 # =
Page 5
Section : General Aptitude
01. The boat arrived ______ dawn.
(a) Under (b) at (c) on (d) in
01. Ans: (b)
Sol: Use preposition ‘at’ dawn
02. When he did come home, she ______ him lying dead on the roadside somewhere.
(a) concluded (b) notice (c) looked (d) pictured
02. Ans: (d)
Sol: Pictured means to have a thought, understanding or idea about something or someone.
03. Five dif ferent books (P , Q, R, S, T) are to be arranged on a shelf. The books R and S are to be arranged first and
second, respectively from the right side of the shelf. The number of different orders in which P, Q and T may be
arranged is ______.
(a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 12 (d) 120
03. Ans: (a)
Sol: Five different books = P, Q, R, S and T from the given data, the above books are arranged as follows
__ __ __ S R
P
P
Q
Q
T
T
Q
T
P
T
P
Q
T
Q
T
P
Q
P
ways 6
_
`
a
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
b
Another Method:
From the given data R and S places are fixed and remaining three books can be arranged in 3! ways (i.e.) 3 × 2 ×1
= 6 ways.
Hence Option (1) is correct.
04. The strategies that the company _______ to sell its products ______ housetohouse marketing.
(a) use, includes (b) uses, include (c) uses, including (d) used, includes
04. Ans: (b)
Sol: Sub + Verb agreement
‘The Company’ is singular, so ‘uses’ and the ‘strategies’ is plural, so ‘include’(The company uses, the strategies
include).
05. It would take one machine 4 hours to complete a production order and another machine 2 hours to complete the
same order. If both machines work simultaneously at their respective constant rates, the time taken to complete
the same order is _____ hours.
(a) 3/4 (b) 2/3 (c) 7/3 (d) 4/3
05. Ans: (d)
Sol: Machine one (M
1
) can take to complete production = 4 hours
Second Machine (M
2
) can take to complete production = 2 hours
M
1
= 4 hours, 1 hours =
4
1
th
production
M
2
= 2 hours, 1 hours =
2
1
th
production
In one hour MM
4
1
2
1
4
12
4
3
th
12
+ = + =
+
= ^h
? M
1
and M
2
can take to complete production = hours
3
4
06. Five people P , Q, R, S and T work in a bank. P and Q don’ t like each other but have to share an office till T gets
a promotion and moves to the big office next to the garden. R, who is currently sharing an office with T wants to
move to the adjacent office with S, the handsome new intern. Given the floor plan, what is the current location of
Q, R and T?
(O = Office, WR = W ashroom)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R, T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(a)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
R, S
O
3
T
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(b)
Entry
Garden
Manager Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
Q
O
1
P
WR
(c)
Entry
Garden
Manager
T
Teller
1
Teller
2
O
4
S
O
3
R
O
2
O
1
P, Q
WR
(c)
06. Ans: (a)
Sol: Before getting promotion ‘T’ sharing with R and P and Q’ s are working together means they are in same office.
Option ‘2’ is not correct due to T is sharing with R (i.e.) before getting promotion T is not worked alone.
Option ‘3’ is not correct due to ‘T’ place of work is not defined.
Option ‘4’ is also not correct due to after ‘T’ getting promotion P and Q is are not working together.
07. Four people are standing in a line facing you. They are Rahul, Mathew, Seema and Lohit. One is an engineer, one
is a doctor, one a teacher and another a dancer. You are told that:
1. Mathew is not standin g next to Seema
2. There are two people standing between Lohit and the engineer
3. Rahul is not a doctor
4. The tea cher and the d ancer are standing next to each other
5. Seema is turning to he r right to speak to the doctor standing next to her
Who among them is an engineer?
(a) Mathew (b) Rahul
(c) Seema (d) Lohit
07. Ans: (a)
Sol: Four peoples are Rahu, Mathew, Seema and Lohit and in the group one engineer, one is a doctor, one a teacher
and another a dancer.
Statement 1:
Seema Mathew
Statement 2:
Lohit ___ ___ ___ ___
Engineer
Statement 3:
Rahul ? doctor
Statement 4:
Teacher (or) Dancer Dancer (or) Teacher
Statement 5:
____ Seema
Doctor
From above conditions, the following line can be formed
Lohit Seema Rahul Mathew
? ? ? ?
Doctor Teacher/Dancer Teacher/Dancer Engineer
From above, an engineer in the group is Mathew.
Hence option ‘1’ is correct.
08. The bar graph in Panel(a) shows the propagation of male and female illiterates in 2001 and 2011. The proportions
of males and females in 2001 and 2011 are given in Panel(b) and (c), respectively. The total population did not
change during this period.
The percentage increase in the total number of literates from 2001 to 2011 is _____.
60
100
80
60
40
20
0
Proportion of illiterates (%)
50
40 40
Female Male
Panel (a)
Female
Male
2001
40%
60%
Panel (b)
Female
Male
2011
50%
50%
Panel (c)
(a) 35.43 (b) 30.43 (c) 34.43 (d) 33.43
08. Ans: (b)
Sol: Panel (a), Bar diagram represents, proportion of illiterates (%) dark shaded represents female and male illiterates
in 2001 and light shaded represents female and male illiterates in 2011. Panel (b) and panel (c) male and females
in 2001 and 2011 respectively.
Assume population in 2001 = 100 nos
from given data, population in 2011 also 100.
From the given Bar charts and pie charts, the following table can be possible.
2001 2011
Males Females Males Females
Total 60 40 50 50
Illiterates 50% of 60 = 30 60% of 40 = 24 40% of 50 = 20 40% of 50 = 20
Literates 60  30 = 30 40  24 = 16 50  20 = 30 50  20 = 30
Total literates in 2001 = 30 + 16 = 46
Total literates in 2011 = 30 + 30 = 60
?The percentage increase in the total number of literates from 2001 to 2011 =
46
60 46
100 #

=
.%
60
14
100 3043 # =
impartial. History had to serve its purpose: Everything was made subservient to the glory of the Union Jack.
Latterday Indian scholars presented a contrary picture.”
From the text above, we can infer that:
Indian history written by British historians _____
(a) was not well documented and researched and was always biased
(b) was well documented and not researched but was always biased
(c) was well documented and researched but was sometimes biased
(d) was not well documented and researched and was sometimes biased
09. Ans: (c)
Sol: Other choices are irrelevant
10. Two design consultants, P and Q, started working from 8 Am for a client. The client budgeted a total of USD
3000 for the consultants. P stopped working when the hour hand moved by 210 degrees on the clock. Q stopped
working when the hour hand moved by 240 degrees. P took two tea breaks of 15 minutes each during her shift,
but took no lunch break. Q took only one lunch break for 20 minutes, but no tea breaks. The market rate for
consultants is USD 200 per hour and breaks are not paid. After paying the consultants, the client shall have USD
____ remaining in the budget.
(a) 000.00
(b) 166.67
(c) 300.00
(d) 433.33
10. Ans: (b)
Sol: P and Q started work at 8 am
P makes an angle of 210°
Q makes an angle of 240°
hours hand makes an angle of 30° for each hours (i.e.)
12
360
30
o
o
=
P ?210° and Q ?240°
T ea break time of P = 15 min × 2 = 30 min
Lunch break time of Q = 20 min
P’s working hours including breaks =
hours
30
210
7
=
Q’s working hours including breaks =
hours
30
240
8
=
P’ s net working hours (excluding breaks) = 7 hrs  30 min = 6 hrs 30 min
Q’ s net working hours (excluding breaks) = 8 hrs  20 min = 7 hrs 40 min
P’s and Q’s total working hours = 6 hrs 30 min + 7 hrs 40 min = 14 hrs 10 min
Total amount payed to consultants = .. hrs 14 200
60
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200 2800 33 34 2833 33 ## + = + =
The remaining amount with client from the budget = 3000  2833.33 = 166.67 USD
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