Aptitude and Reasoning Questions

Q:

Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.

1.Presentation  2.Recommendation  3. Arriva  4.Discussion  5.Introduction

A) 5, 3, 4, 1, 2 B) 3, 5, 4, 2, 1
C) 3, 5, 1, 4, 2 D) 5, 3, 1, 2, 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 3, 5, 1, 4, 2

Explanation:

The correct order is :

Arrival   Introduction   Presentation   Discussion  Recommendation

      3                    5                        1                    4                       2  

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Q:

What was the day on 15th august 1947 ?

A) Friday B) Saturday
C) Sunday D) Thursday
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Friday

Explanation:

15 Aug, 1947 = (1946 years + Period from 1.1.1947 to 15.8.1947)

 

Odd days in 1600 years = 0

 

Odd days in 300 years = 1

 

46 years = (35 ordinary years + 11 leap years) = (35 x 1 + 11 x 2)= 57 (8 weeks + 1 day) = 1 odd day

 

Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug

(31 + 28 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 1 ) = 213 days = (30 weeks + 3 days) = 3 odd days.

 

Total number of odd days = (0 + 1 + 1 + 3) = 5 odd days.

 

Given day is Friday.

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Today is Monday. After 61 days, it will be :

A) Tuesday B) Monday
C) Sunday D) Saturday
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Saturday

Explanation:

Each day of the week is repeated after 7 days.

So, after 63 days, it will be Monday.

After 61 days, it will be Saturday.

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Q:

There is a certain relation between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : : while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the given pair has.

 

Select the best alternative. Seismography : Earthquake : : Taseometer : ?

A) Landslides B) Strains
C) Resistances D) Volcanoes
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Strains

Explanation:

Seismography is an instrument to measure the intensity of an earthquake.
Similarly, taseometer is an instrument to measure strains.

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A bag contains 50 P, 25 P and 10 P coins in the ratio 5: 9: 4, amounting to Rs. 206. Find the number of coins of each type respectively.

A) 360, 160, 200 B) 160, 360, 200
C) 200, 360,160 D) 200,160,300
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 200, 360,160

Explanation:

let ratio be x.

Hence no. of coins be 5x ,9x , 4x respectively

Now given total amount = Rs.206

=> (.50)(5x) + (.25)(9x) + (.10)(4x) = 206

we get x = 40

=> No. of 50p coins = 200

=> No. of 25p coins = 360

=> No. of 10p coins = 160

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