# Aptitude and Reasoning Questions

• #### Verbal Reasoning - Mental Ability

Q:

Mohan was married 5 years ago. At present his age is 6/5 times of his age at the time of marriage. His wife is 3 year younger to him. Find his wife’s present age?

 A) 21 yrs B) 24 yrs C) 27 yrs D) 30 yrs

Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 27 yrs

Explanation:

Let Mohan present age = p

ATQ,

5/6 x p = p - 5

p = 30

His wifes age = 30 - 3 = 27 yrs.

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Q:

Primary care physicians are responsible for diagnosis and treatment.

 A) TRUE B) FALSE

Explanation:

Primary care physicians or General practitioners (GP) are the one you go first to get a check up, and if they deem that your problem more severe than they can help you, they will send you to a secondary care physicians like specialists in Cardiologists, Neurologists, Dentists, ...

Hence, the given statement, Primary care physicians are responsible for diagnosis and treatment is TRUE.

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Q:

50.003% of 99.8÷49.988 = ?

 A) 2 B) 0 C) 1 D) 50

Explanation:

50.003% of 99.8 ÷ 49.988 = ?

? ~= (50 x 100/100)/50

? ~= (50 x 100)/(100 x 50)

? ~= 1

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Q:

Five plays P, Q, R, S and T were organised in a week from Monday to Saturday with one play each day and no play was organised on one of these days. Play S was organised before Thursday but after Monday. Play T was organised on Saturday. Play R was not organised on the first day. Play Q was organised on the next day on which play R was organised. Play P was organised on Tuesday.

1)  On which day was play Q organised ?

2)  On which day was no play organised ?

3)  Which play was organised on Thursday ?

Day               Play

Monday        No play
Tuesday           P
Wednesday       S
Thursday          R
Friday              Q
Saturday          T

From the above table :

1) On Friday play Q was organised.

2) On Monday Noplay  was organised.

3)  On Thursday Play R was organised.

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Q:

Which letter has at least one line of symmetry?

 A) A B) C C) O D) All of the above

Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

The letter A has a vertical axis of symmetry.

The letter C has a horizontal axis of symmetry.

The letter O has more than one axis of symmetry, including vertical axis and horizontal axis.

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Q:

How many joins require for 5 tables to join straight?

 A) 4 B) 5 C) 6 D) 10

Explanation:

To join 5 tables we require 4 joins.

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Q:

Which of the following activities are examples of data gathering?

 A) Counting the votes in an election to determine the next governor B) Making a pie chart showing the kinds of television sets owned by people in a sample of 1,000 C) Finding the mean weight of cancer patients in a study D) Using the results of a mathematical model to predict the next day's weather

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Counting the votes in an election to determine the next governor

Explanation:

Option A) "Counting the votes in an election to determine the next governor"  is the only one where data gathering is done.

In all other options, data is already collected and now analyzing of data is going on.

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Q:

There are 5 multiple choice questions in an examination. How many sequences of answers are possible, if the first three questions have 4 choices each and the next two have 6 choices each?

 A) 1112 B) 2304 C) 1224 D) 2426

Explanation:

Number of questions = 5
Possibilities of choices for each question 1 to 5 respectively = 4, 4, 4, 6, 6

Reuired total number of sequences

= 4 x 4 x 4 x 6 x 6

= 2304.