## Reasoning & Aptitude Multiple Choice Question and Answers Set 3

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1) 12 people at a party shake hands once with everyone else in the room.How many handshakes took place?
A) 66
B) 76
C) 72
D) 64

2) Find the missing number in the given number series?
625, 625, 600, ?, 475, 875
A) 725
B) 675
C) 700
D) 545

3) In a certain code language
" given  time  simple  plan " is written as ' @E4  &N4  %N5  #E6 '
" tired  solution  plant  great " is written as ' #N8  @D5  %T5  &T5 '
" sick  point  good  turn " is written as ' #K4  %D4  @N4  &T5 '
" garden  sister  phone  team " is written as ' &E5  #R6  %N6  @M4 '
Which of the following code is for ' plan ' and ' translate ' ?
A) @E1 and &N4
B) &N4 and @E9
C) &N4 and @D7
D) @E8 and &N5

4) A, B and C enter into a partnership with a capital in which A's contribution is Rs. 10,000. If out of a total profit of Rs. 1000, A gets Rs. 500 and B gets Rs. 300, then C's capital is :
A) 6000
B) 7000
C) 4000
D) 5000

5) Rahul put his timepiece on the table in such a way that at 6 P.M. hour hand points to North. In which direction the minute hand will point at 9.15 P.M. ?
A) West
B) South-East
C) South
D) North

6) The G.C.D of 1.08, 0.36 and 0.9 is
A) 0.108
B) 0.9
C) 0.18
D) 0.03

7) Choose the Antonym of the given word from the following options
'Jettison'
A) Submerge
B) Repent
C) Salvage
D) Descend

8) If air is called green , green is called blue, blue is called sky, sky is called yellow, yellow is called water and water is called pink, then what is the color of clear sky ?
A) Water
B) Yellow
C) Blue
D) Sky

9) One word substitute :
a person who abstains from alcoholic drinks
A) Angler
B) Drunkard
C) Teetotaller
D) Heretic

10) Choose the word which gives similar meaning to the given word from the following options.
'Autopsy'
A) Rebuild
B) Diagnosis
C) Manufacture
D) Postmortem

11) If 20 men can build a wall 56 meters long in 6 days , what length of  a similar wall can be  built by 35 men in 3 days?
A) 46
B) 48
C) 49
D) 47

12) All flowers are toys. Some toys are trees. Some angels are trees
Conclusions:
1. Some angels are toys
2. Some trees are flowers
3. Some flowers are angels
A) Only 2 follows
B) Only 1 and 3 follow
C) None follows
D) Only 1 follows

13) The greatest number which on dividing 1657 and 2037 leaves remainders 6 and 5 respectively, is:
A) 127
B) 235
C) 305
D) 123

14) Find out the two signs to be interchanged for making following equation correct
5 + 3 x 8 - 12 / 4 =3
A) + and x
B) - and /
C) + and /
D) + and -

15) Melt : Liquid :: Freeze : ?
A) Solid
B) Ice
C) Crystal
D) Condense

16) A rectangular block 6 cm by 12 cm by 15 cm is cut up into an exact number of equal cubes. Find the least possible number of cubes.
A) 10
B) 40
C) 30
D) 20

17) Exhibit : display :: send : ?
A) Show
C) Emit
D) Stamp

18) 40% of 75 + 80% of 25 = K% of 250

Find the value of K?
A) 30
B) 20
C) 10
D) 35

19) What is 90 days from today?

Hints :
A) 18th April, Friday
B) 20th April, Saturday
C) 19th April, Saturday
D) 21th April, Sunday

20) What is the difference between the compound interests on Rs. 5000 for 1 1/2  years at 4% per annum compounded yearly and half-yearly?
A) 5.04
B) 2.04
C) 3.04
D) 4.04

21) At what time between 5.30 and 6 will the hands of a clock be at right angles?
A) 7
B) 5
C) (43 + 7/11) min pats 5
D) (43 + 5/11) min past 5
Answer: C) (43 + 7/11) min pats 5

22) If the product 4864*9 P 2 is divisible by 12, the value of p:
A) 2
B) 1
C) 4
D) 3

23) 6 : 18 :: 4 : ?
A) 16
B) 14
C) 6
D) 8

25) A is the brother of B. B is the brother of C. D is the father of A. Based on these three statements, which of the following statements cannot be definitely true ?
A) A is the brother of C.
B) B is the son of D.
C) C is the brother of A.
D) B is the brother of A.
Answer: C) C is the brother of A.

26) In a certain code language, 'dom put ta' means 'bring hot food';
'put tir sop' means 'food is good'  and
'tak da sop' means 'good bright boy'.
Which of the following does mean 'hot' in that language ?
A) ta
B) Can't be determined
C) dom
D) pul
27) A is father of C and D is son of B. E is brother of A. If C is sister of D, how is B related to E ?
A) Daughter
B) Brother
C) Husband
D) Sister-in-law

28) When 0.232323.... is converted into a fraction , then the result is

A) 2/9
B) 1/5
C) 23/99
D) 23/100

29) Find out the wrong number in the given sequence of numbers.
1, 2, 6, 15, 31, 56, 91
A) 15
B) 31
C) 91
D) 56

30) Seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology in a school are in the ratio 5:7:8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats ?
A) 4:5:6
B) 3:4:5
C) 1:2:3
D) 2:3:4

31) The least multiple of 7, which leaves a remainder of 4, when divided by 6, 9, 15 and 18 is:
A) 184
B) 364
C) 74
D) 94

32) If 6 men and 8 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days while 26 men and 48 boys can do the same in 2 days what is time taken by 15 men and 20 boys?
A) 6 days
B) 7 days
C) 4 days
D) 5 days

33) If A's height is 40% less than that of B, how much percent B's height is more than that of A?
A) 86.66%
B) 96.66%
C) 66.66%
D) 76.66%

34) Reena took a loan of Rs. 1200 with simple interest for as many years as the rate of interest. If she paid Rs. 432 as interest at the end of the loan period, what was the rate of interest?
A) Cannot be determined
B) 6
C) 3.6
D) 18

35) How many of the following numbers are divisible by 132?
264,396,462,792,968,2178,5184,6336
A) 7
B) 5
C) 6
D) 4

36) A right triangle with sides 3 cm, 4 cm and 5 cm is rotated the side of 3 cm to form a cone. The volume of the cone so formed is:
A) 20 pi cub.cm
B) 16 pi cub.cm
C) 12 pi cub.cm
D) 15 pi cub.cm

37) The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?
B) Rs. 2000
C) Rs. 2400
D) Rs. 2200

38) A basket contains 10 apples and 20 oranges out of which 3 apples and 5 oranges are defective. If we choose two fruits at random, what is the probability that either both are oranges or both are non defective?
A) 316/435
B) 158/435
C) 136/345
D) 17/87

39) A man reaches his office 20 min late, if he walks from his home at 3 km per hour and reaches 30 min early if he walks 4 km per hour. How far is his office from his house ?
A) 14 km
B) 20 km
C) 10 km
D) 16 km

40) If a * b = 2a - 3b + ab, then 3 * 5 + 5 * 3  is equal to :
A) 24
B) 23
C) 22
D) 25

41) Complete the Analogy?
Grain : Stock :: Stick : ?
A) String
B) Heap
C) Collection
D) Bundle

42) Find the missing number in the following series?
2, 3, 10, 39, ?, 885
A) 172
B) 156
C) 128
D) 189

43) The cost of Type 1 rice is Rs. 15 per kg and Type 2 rice is Rs.20 per kg. If both Type 1 and Type 2 are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3, then the price per kg of the mixed variety of rice is
A) Rs. 19.50
B) Rs. 18
C) Rs. 19
D) Rs. 18.50

44) If a+b=5 and 3a+2b=20,then (3a+b)will be :

A) 15
B) 25
C) 20
D) 30

45) Find out the wrong number in the given sequence of numbers.
36, 54, 18, 27, 9, 18.5, 4.5
A) 18.5
B) 54
C) 18
D) 4.5

46) If in a code language, COULD is written as BNTKC and MARGIN is written as LZQFHM, how will MOULDING be written in that code ?
A) LNKTCHMF
B) NITKHCMF
C) CHMFINTK
D) LNTKCHMF

47) One word substitution:
Commencement of words with the same letter.
A) Alliteration
B) Transferred epithet
C) Pun
D) Oxymoron

48) A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is:
A) 698
B) 700
C) 690
D) 650

49) Pointing to a woman, a man said, "Her father is the only son of my father." How is the man related to the woman?
A) Brother
B) Brother-in-law
C) Uncle
D) Father

51) In a 100 m race, A can beat B by 25 m and B can beat C by 4 m. In the same race, A can beat C by
A) 29m
B) 26 m
C) 21 m
D) 28m

52) A sum was put at simple interest at a certain rate for 3 years. Had it been put at 2% higher rate, it would have fetched Rs 360 more. Find the sum.
A) Rs.4000
B) Rs.6000
C) Rs.5000
D) Rs.9000

53) What annual instalment will discharge a debt of Rs 1092 due in 3 years at 12% simple interest?
A) Rs.545
B) Rs.325
C) Rs.550
D) Rs.560

55) A tailor had a number of shirt pieces to cut from a roll of fabric. He cut each roll of equal length into 10 pieces. He cut at the rate of 45 cuts a minute. How many rolls would be cut in 24 minutes ?
A) 32 rolls
B) 54 rolls
C) 120 rolls
D) 108 rolls

56) A person borrows Rs. 5000 for 2 years at 4% p.a. simple interest. He immediately lends it to another person at
A) Rs.170
B) Rs.167.50
C) Rs. 112.50
D) Rs.150.25

57) Ram sell his goods 25% cheaper than Shyam and 25% dearer than Bram. How much % is Bram's good cheaper than Shyam ?
A) 40%
B) 50%
C) 30%
D) 60%

58) Seismography : Earthquake :: Taseometer : ?
A) Strains
B) Resistances
C) Landslides
D) Volcanoes

59) A man said to a lady, "Your mother's husband's sister is my aunt!! How is the lady related to the man ?
A) Mother
B) Grand daughter
C) Sister
D) Daughter

60) How many leap years does 100 years have?
A) 26
B) 25
C) 4
D) 24

61) There is 60% increase in an amount in 6 years at simple interest. What will be the compound interest of Rs. 12,000 after 3 years at the same rate
A) Rs.3972
B) Rs.2972
C) Rs.5972
D) Rs.4972

63) 8, 15, 28, 53, ?, 199
A) 102
B) 103
C) 104
D) 101

64) A man is facing north-west. He turns
A) South
B) East
C) South-west
D) South-east

65) If 2 tables and 3 chairs cost Rs, 3500 and 3 tables and 2 chairs cost Rs. 4000, then how much does a table cost ?
A) 1000
B) 2000
C) 500
D) 1500

66) Rita told Mani, "The girl I met yesterday at the beach was the youngest daughter of the brother-in-law of my friend's mother." How is the girl related to Rita's friend ?
A) Cousin
B) Friend
C) Niece
D) Daughter

67) Find out the wrong number in the given sequence of numbers.
6, 13, 18, 25, 30, 37, 40
A) 37
B) 30
C) 40
D) 25

68) 10 men and 15 women together can complete a work in 6 days. It takes 100 days for one man alone to complete the same work. How many days will be required for one woman alone to complete the same work?
A) 240 days
B) 215 days
C) 235 days
D) 225 days

69) If the cost price is 25% of selling price. Then what is the profit percent.
A) 200%
B) 350%
C) 300%
D) 150%

70) Today is Varun's birthday. One year, from today he will be twice as old as he was 12 years ago. How old is Varun today ?
A) 22 years
B) 27 years
C) 25 years
D) 20 years

71) Pointing to a photograph, a man said, "I have no brother or sister but that man’s father is my father’s son." Whose photograph was it?
A) His Cousin's
B) His uncle's
C) His nephew's
D) His son's

73) Choose a similar word ?
Kolkata, Mumbai, Mangalore
A) Delhi
B) Jaipur
C) Cochin

74) The sum of two numbers is 528 and their H.C.F is 33. The number of pairs of numbers satisfying the above condition is
A) 6
B) 4
C) 8
D) 12

75) In a pot, there is a mixture of milk and water in the ratio 4 : 5. If it is filled with an additional 8 litres of milk, the pot would be full and ratio of milk and water would become 6 : 5. Find the capacity of the pot ?
A) 22 lit
B) 44 lit
C) 11 lit
D) 33 lit

76) Simple interest on a certain sum is 16/25 of the sum. Find the rate percent and time, If both are numerically equal.
A) Rate = 6% and Time = 6 years.
B) Rate = 8% and Time = 8 years.
C) Rate = 5% and Time = 5 years.
D) Rate = 7% and Time = 7 years.
77) In how many different ways can the letters of the word 'OPTICAL' be arranged so that the vowels always come together?
A) 720
B) 360
C) 700
D) 120

78) If the letters of the word SACHIN are arranged in all possible ways and these words are written out as in dictionary, then the word ‘SACHIN’ appears at serial number :
A) 600
B) 601
C) 602
D) 603

79) Three unbiased coins are tossed.What is the probability of getting at least 2 heads?
A) 1/4
B) 3/4
C) 1/2
D) 1/3

80)  The average age of 8 men is increased by years when two of them whose ages are 21 years and 23 years are replaced by two new men. The average age of the two new men is :
A) 50
B) 40
C) 20
D) 30

81) In a group of persons travelling in a bus, 6 persons can speak Tamil, 15 can speak Hindi and 6 can speak Gujarati. In that group, none can speak any other language. If 2 persons in the group can speak two languages and one person can speak all the three languages, then how many persons are there in the group ?
A) 24
B) 23
C) 21
D) 22

82) A batsman in his 17th innings makes a score of 85 and their by increasing his average by 3. What is his average after the 17th innings ?
A) 37
B) 36
C) 35
D) 34

83) If the simple interest on a sum of money at 5% per annum for 3 years is Rs. 1200, find the compound interest on the same sum for the same period at the same rate.
A) 1271
B) 1291
C) 1261
D) 1281

84) Transition : Change :: Immobility :  ?
A) Stillness
B) Busyness
C) Liveliness
D) Action

85) Yard is to Fence as Cell is to
A) Nucleus
B) Cytoplasm
C) Mitochondria
D) Membrane

86) If MADRAS can be written as NBESBT, how can BOMBAY be written in that code ?
A) CPNCBZ
B) CPOCBZ
C) CPNCBX
D) CQOCBZ

87) A car owner buys petrol at Rs 7.50, Rs. 8 and Rs. 8.50 per litre for three successive years. What approximately is the average cost per litre of petrol if he spends Rs. 4000 each year ?
A) 6.23
B) 9.89
C) 7.98
D) 8.97

88) Four ladies A, B, C and D and four gentlemen E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle round a table facing each other.
Directions:
(1) No two ladies or two gentlemen are sitting side by side.
(2) C, who is sitting between G and E is facing D.
(3) F is between D and A and is facing G.
(4) H is to the right of B.
Question:
1. Who are immediate neighbours of B?
2. E is facing whom?
A) F & H , B
B) G & H , H
C) E & H , G
D) E & F , F
Answer: B) G & H , H

89) In a town of 500 people, 285 read Hindu and 212 read Indian Express and 127 read Times of India, 20 read Hindu and Times of India and 29 read Hindu and Indian Express and 35 read Times of India and Indian express . 50 read no news paper . Then how many read only one paper ?
A) 321
B) 312
C) 231
D) 123

90) A room of 5m 44cm long and 3m 74cm broad is to be paved with squre tiles. Find the least number of squre tiles required to cover the floor.
A) 136
B) 166
C) 146
D) 176

91) A watch gains 5 seconds in 3 minutes and was set right at 8 AM. What time will it show at 10 PM on the same day ?
A) 9 : 45 : 15 PM
B) 10 : 27 : 41 AM
C) 10 : 23 : 20 PM
D) 8 : 51 : 04 AM
Answer: C) 10 : 23 : 20 PM

92) How many 4-letter words with or without meaning, can be formed out of the letters of the word, 'LOGARITHMS', if repetition of letters is not allowed?
A) 4050
B) 5040
C) 1200
D) 3600

93) X and Y invested in a business. They earned some profit which they divided in the ratio of 2 : 3. If X invested Rs. 40,000, the amount invested by Y is :
A) 80000
B) 40000
C) 60000
D) 20000

94) A parallelogram has sides 30m and 14m and one of its diagonals is 40m long. Then its area is
A) 236
B) 336
C) 436
D) 136

95) Correct the underlined words in the following sentence if necessary from the options below ?
A) will depend
B) is depending
C) depending
D) depends

96) The banker's discount on a bill due 6 months hence at 6% is Rs. 18.54. What is the true discount?
A) Rs. 18
B) Rs. 12
C) Rs. 24
D) Rs. 36
97) The sum of all two digit numbers divisible by 5 is
A) 439
B) 945
C) 568
D) 678

98) Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions from the given options.
A) below, for, to, by
B) up, to, towards, by
C) under, for, towards, by
D) under, to, towards, by
Answer: D) under, to, towards, by

99) 10 years ago, the average age of a family of 4 members was 24 years. Two children having been born (with age diference of 2 years), the present average age of the family is the same. The present age of the youngest child is :
A) 4
B) 2
C) 1
D) 3

100) Find the odd one out?
6, 3, 3, 4.5, 10
A) 4.5
B) 3
C) 6
D) 10