Basic Aptitude Questions - Quantitative Aptitude Notes | EduRev

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1. If APEX is coded as ZKVC then code for GIRL is : 
Answer :   TRIO 
 
2. There are five houses P,Q,R,S,T.P is right of Q and T is left of R and right of P. Q is right of S. 
Which house is in the middle ? 
Answer :   P 
 
3. A man is facing East. He turns 140 degree in the clockwise direction and then 50 degree in 
anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ? 
Answer :   South 
 
4. Five equal squares are placed side by side to make a single rectangle.The perimeter of rectangle 
so formed is 276 cm. What is the area of a square used ? 
Answer :   529 
 
5. By selling oranges at 32 for Rs.10, a man loses 40%. How many oranges should he sell for Rs. 10 
if he should gain 20% ? 
Answer :   16 
 
6. SSELFLES: SELFLESS :: PERSON : 
Answer :   NOSREP 
 
7. A student is ranked 9th from top and 38th from the bottom in a class. Total number of students 
in the class is : 
Answer :   46 
 
8. Which of the following is different from others ? 
Answer :   MOPQ 
 
9. If a,b,c,d,f,g,h,i,j, correspond to 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 respectively. Solve the following (df + 
fg)/jf - da = -------- 
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1. If APEX is coded as ZKVC then code for GIRL is : 
Answer :   TRIO 
 
2. There are five houses P,Q,R,S,T.P is right of Q and T is left of R and right of P. Q is right of S. 
Which house is in the middle ? 
Answer :   P 
 
3. A man is facing East. He turns 140 degree in the clockwise direction and then 50 degree in 
anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ? 
Answer :   South 
 
4. Five equal squares are placed side by side to make a single rectangle.The perimeter of rectangle 
so formed is 276 cm. What is the area of a square used ? 
Answer :   529 
 
5. By selling oranges at 32 for Rs.10, a man loses 40%. How many oranges should he sell for Rs. 10 
if he should gain 20% ? 
Answer :   16 
 
6. SSELFLES: SELFLESS :: PERSON : 
Answer :   NOSREP 
 
7. A student is ranked 9th from top and 38th from the bottom in a class. Total number of students 
in the class is : 
Answer :   46 
 
8. Which of the following is different from others ? 
Answer :   MOPQ 
 
9. If a,b,c,d,f,g,h,i,j, correspond to 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 respectively. Solve the following (df + 
fg)/jf - da = -------- 
Answer :   1 
 
10. The master bedroom of area 256 sq.ft.of a new building has been completely paved with 16 
vitrified square tiles. What is the length of the tile used ? 
Answer :   4 feet 
 
11. 18 cups of water by cup A is required to fill a bucket where as 16 cups of water is sufficient to fill 
the same bucket by cup B. What is the ratio between volumes of Cup A and Cup B? 
Answer :   8:9 
 
12. If February 1, 1996 is Wednesday, what day is March 3, 1996? 
Answer :   Saturday 
 
13. A man walks 30 meters towards South. Then turning to his right, he walks 30 meters. Then 
turning to his left, he walks 20 meters. Again he turns to his left, he walks 20 meters. How far is 
he from his initial position? 
Answer :   50 meters 
 
14. Rohan is taller than Anand but shorter than Seema. Krishnan is taller than Pushpa and shorter 
than Anand. Dhiraj is taller than Krishnan but shorter than Seema. Who among them is the 
tallest? 
Answer :   Seema 
 
15. The sum of four consecutive counting numbers is 154. Find the smallest number. 
Answer :   37 
 
16. Janaki started from her house and walked 2 kms toward North. Then she took a right turn and 
covered one Kilometre . Then she took again a right turn and walked for 2kms . In What 
direction is she  going ?:: 
Answer :   South 
 
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1. If APEX is coded as ZKVC then code for GIRL is : 
Answer :   TRIO 
 
2. There are five houses P,Q,R,S,T.P is right of Q and T is left of R and right of P. Q is right of S. 
Which house is in the middle ? 
Answer :   P 
 
3. A man is facing East. He turns 140 degree in the clockwise direction and then 50 degree in 
anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ? 
Answer :   South 
 
4. Five equal squares are placed side by side to make a single rectangle.The perimeter of rectangle 
so formed is 276 cm. What is the area of a square used ? 
Answer :   529 
 
5. By selling oranges at 32 for Rs.10, a man loses 40%. How many oranges should he sell for Rs. 10 
if he should gain 20% ? 
Answer :   16 
 
6. SSELFLES: SELFLESS :: PERSON : 
Answer :   NOSREP 
 
7. A student is ranked 9th from top and 38th from the bottom in a class. Total number of students 
in the class is : 
Answer :   46 
 
8. Which of the following is different from others ? 
Answer :   MOPQ 
 
9. If a,b,c,d,f,g,h,i,j, correspond to 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 respectively. Solve the following (df + 
fg)/jf - da = -------- 
Answer :   1 
 
10. The master bedroom of area 256 sq.ft.of a new building has been completely paved with 16 
vitrified square tiles. What is the length of the tile used ? 
Answer :   4 feet 
 
11. 18 cups of water by cup A is required to fill a bucket where as 16 cups of water is sufficient to fill 
the same bucket by cup B. What is the ratio between volumes of Cup A and Cup B? 
Answer :   8:9 
 
12. If February 1, 1996 is Wednesday, what day is March 3, 1996? 
Answer :   Saturday 
 
13. A man walks 30 meters towards South. Then turning to his right, he walks 30 meters. Then 
turning to his left, he walks 20 meters. Again he turns to his left, he walks 20 meters. How far is 
he from his initial position? 
Answer :   50 meters 
 
14. Rohan is taller than Anand but shorter than Seema. Krishnan is taller than Pushpa and shorter 
than Anand. Dhiraj is taller than Krishnan but shorter than Seema. Who among them is the 
tallest? 
Answer :   Seema 
 
15. The sum of four consecutive counting numbers is 154. Find the smallest number. 
Answer :   37 
 
16. Janaki started from her house and walked 2 kms toward North. Then she took a right turn and 
covered one Kilometre . Then she took again a right turn and walked for 2kms . In What 
direction is she  going ?:: 
Answer :   South 
 
17. Sandhya walks straight from point A to B which is 2kms away. she turns left , at 90 %  and walks 
8kms to C,Where she turns left again at 90  and walk 5 kms to D .AT D she turns left at 90 and 
walks for 8kms to E . How far is it ( in kms ) from A   to E  ?  :: 
Answer :   3 
 
18. A  and B  are sisters .R and S are brothers . A'S daughter is R's sister. what is B's relation  to S ? :: 
Answer :   AUNT 
 
19. A ,B,C,D and  E are sitting on a bench . A is sitting next to B ,C is sitting next to D,D is not sitting 
with E,who is on the left end of the bench . C is on the second position from the right. A is on the 
right of B and E  . A and C are sitting together . In which position is A sitting ? :: 
Answer :   Between B and C 
 
20. A family has a man , his wife, their 4 sons and their wives. The family of every son also has 3 
sons and daughter each . find out the total number of male members :: 
Answer :   17 
 
21. A statement is given followed by two conclusions/assumptions , I and II . you have to consider 
the statement to be true , even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts . you 
are to decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the 
given statement :: Indicate your answer 
 statement : If he is intelligent , he will pass the examination . 
 Assumptions : 1. To pass, he must be intelligent . 
2. He will pass the examination . 
Answer :   Only 1 is implicit 
 
22. A statement is given followed by two conclusions/assumptions , I and II . you have to consider 
the statement to be true , even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts . you 
are to decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the 
given statement :: Indicate your answer 
statement : Physical exercise is necessary for good health. 
conclusion : I .John plays tennis at age seventy. 
II .men with irregular habits have to go to hospital . 
Answer :   Niether I nor II follows 
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1. If APEX is coded as ZKVC then code for GIRL is : 
Answer :   TRIO 
 
2. There are five houses P,Q,R,S,T.P is right of Q and T is left of R and right of P. Q is right of S. 
Which house is in the middle ? 
Answer :   P 
 
3. A man is facing East. He turns 140 degree in the clockwise direction and then 50 degree in 
anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ? 
Answer :   South 
 
4. Five equal squares are placed side by side to make a single rectangle.The perimeter of rectangle 
so formed is 276 cm. What is the area of a square used ? 
Answer :   529 
 
5. By selling oranges at 32 for Rs.10, a man loses 40%. How many oranges should he sell for Rs. 10 
if he should gain 20% ? 
Answer :   16 
 
6. SSELFLES: SELFLESS :: PERSON : 
Answer :   NOSREP 
 
7. A student is ranked 9th from top and 38th from the bottom in a class. Total number of students 
in the class is : 
Answer :   46 
 
8. Which of the following is different from others ? 
Answer :   MOPQ 
 
9. If a,b,c,d,f,g,h,i,j, correspond to 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 respectively. Solve the following (df + 
fg)/jf - da = -------- 
Answer :   1 
 
10. The master bedroom of area 256 sq.ft.of a new building has been completely paved with 16 
vitrified square tiles. What is the length of the tile used ? 
Answer :   4 feet 
 
11. 18 cups of water by cup A is required to fill a bucket where as 16 cups of water is sufficient to fill 
the same bucket by cup B. What is the ratio between volumes of Cup A and Cup B? 
Answer :   8:9 
 
12. If February 1, 1996 is Wednesday, what day is March 3, 1996? 
Answer :   Saturday 
 
13. A man walks 30 meters towards South. Then turning to his right, he walks 30 meters. Then 
turning to his left, he walks 20 meters. Again he turns to his left, he walks 20 meters. How far is 
he from his initial position? 
Answer :   50 meters 
 
14. Rohan is taller than Anand but shorter than Seema. Krishnan is taller than Pushpa and shorter 
than Anand. Dhiraj is taller than Krishnan but shorter than Seema. Who among them is the 
tallest? 
Answer :   Seema 
 
15. The sum of four consecutive counting numbers is 154. Find the smallest number. 
Answer :   37 
 
16. Janaki started from her house and walked 2 kms toward North. Then she took a right turn and 
covered one Kilometre . Then she took again a right turn and walked for 2kms . In What 
direction is she  going ?:: 
Answer :   South 
 
17. Sandhya walks straight from point A to B which is 2kms away. she turns left , at 90 %  and walks 
8kms to C,Where she turns left again at 90  and walk 5 kms to D .AT D she turns left at 90 and 
walks for 8kms to E . How far is it ( in kms ) from A   to E  ?  :: 
Answer :   3 
 
18. A  and B  are sisters .R and S are brothers . A'S daughter is R's sister. what is B's relation  to S ? :: 
Answer :   AUNT 
 
19. A ,B,C,D and  E are sitting on a bench . A is sitting next to B ,C is sitting next to D,D is not sitting 
with E,who is on the left end of the bench . C is on the second position from the right. A is on the 
right of B and E  . A and C are sitting together . In which position is A sitting ? :: 
Answer :   Between B and C 
 
20. A family has a man , his wife, their 4 sons and their wives. The family of every son also has 3 
sons and daughter each . find out the total number of male members :: 
Answer :   17 
 
21. A statement is given followed by two conclusions/assumptions , I and II . you have to consider 
the statement to be true , even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts . you 
are to decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the 
given statement :: Indicate your answer 
 statement : If he is intelligent , he will pass the examination . 
 Assumptions : 1. To pass, he must be intelligent . 
2. He will pass the examination . 
Answer :   Only 1 is implicit 
 
22. A statement is given followed by two conclusions/assumptions , I and II . you have to consider 
the statement to be true , even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts . you 
are to decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the 
given statement :: Indicate your answer 
statement : Physical exercise is necessary for good health. 
conclusion : I .John plays tennis at age seventy. 
II .men with irregular habits have to go to hospital . 
Answer :   Niether I nor II follows 
 
23. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of 
the given word PRESIDENTIAL :: 
Answer :   DIGITAL 
 
24. A word given in capital Letters is followed by four answer words. Out of these only one can be 
formed by using the letters of the given word . Find out that word :: ENVIRONMENT 
Answer :   EMINENT 
 
25. If BROTHER is coded as 2456784 and SISTER  is coded as 919684 , what is the code for ROBBERS 
? 
Answer :   4522849 
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