# Aptitude and Reasoning Questions

• #### Verbal Reasoning - Mental Ability

Q:

Which set represents a pythagorean triple?

 A) 68, 72, 81 B) 35, 38, 42 C) 27, 38, 42 D) 33, 44, 55

Explanation:

A Pythagorean triple consists of three positive integers a, b, and c, such that a² + b² = c².

Here we know, that 3, 4, 5 are pythagorean triplets as 25 = 9 + 16. Hence, its multiple will also be a pythagorean triple.

In the options given, (3 x 11 , 4 x 11 , 5 x 11) = 33, 44, 55 is a pythagorean triplet.

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Q:

If 15 men 4 hours per day works for 14 days get Rs.35/- then how many men required if the work is 8 hours per day for 10 days they get 50/- ?

 A) 12 B) 13 C) 14 D) 15

Explanation:

We know

=>

=> M = 15

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Q:

A chord that passes through the center of a circle is

 A) secant B) tangent C) diameter D) perigram

Explanation:

A straight line segment whose endpoints both lie on the circle is called as chord. A chord that passes through the center of a circle is a diameter. 7 1151
Q:

If the true discount on sum due 2 years hence at 14% per annum be Rs. 168, the sum due is

 A) Rs. 600 B) Rs. 768 C) Rs. 878 D) Rs. 668

Explanation:

We know that,

P.W = 100×T.D/R×T

= 100×168/14×2

P.W = 600.

Now, required Sum = (P.W. + T.D.)

= Rs. (600 + 168)

= Rs. 768.

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Q:

How Many Hours Is 100 Miles?

It depends on the speed with what you are travelling.

• For example, if you have travelled 100 miles and it took 2.5 hours to do it, then that is 100 miles = 2.5 hrs for you.

And the Average Speed is given by 100/2.5 = 40 miles per 1hour.

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Q:

The sum of the first 10 prime numbers is

 A) even B) odd C) 0 D) none

Explanation:

To find the sum of first 10 prime numbers

First 10 prime numbers = 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29

Hence, The sum of the first 10 prime numbers is

(2+3+5+7+11+13+17+19+23+29) = 129 (ODD Number).

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Q:

Rs 60500 is divided among A, B and C such that A receives 2/9 as much as B and C together and B receives 3/7 of as much as A and C together. What is the share of C (in Rs)?

 A) 29850 B) 30120 C) 31350 D) 37250

Explanation:

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Q:

Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.

(A) But those apps are just a hint of what this Internet behemoth offers

(B) Gmail, Google maps, and Blogger are used widely.

(C) By now, most know that Google is about far more than search.

(D) Under the hood of its famous search engine. (F) You may not know about, but probably should

(E) Here’s a rundown of some useful Google gems that

 A) DECBFA B) EDCFBA C) BCDAEF D) DCEBFA