# Reasoning & Aptitude Multiple Choice Question and Answers Set 6

## Reasoning & Aptitude Multiple Choice Question and Answers Set 6

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**1) Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town, 60 % are males of whom 120 % are literate. If, of all the inhabitants, 25% are literate, then what percent of the females of the town are literate ?**

A) 53.2 %

B) 46.6 %

C) 32.5 %

D) 43 %

**Answer: C) 32.5 %**

**2) Pointing to a man in a photograph, a woman said, "His brother's father is the only son of my grandfather." How is the woman related to the man in the photograph ?**

A) Mother

B) Daughter

C) Sister

D) Aunt

**Answer: C) Sister**

**3) The calendar of the year 1897 can be used again in the year?**

A) 1901

B) 1926

C) 1903

D) 1908

**Answer: C) 1903**

**4) A bag contains 50 tickets numbered 1,2,3,4......50 of which five are drawn at random and arranged in ascending order of magnitude.Find the probability that third drawn ticket is equal to 30.**

A) 551/15134

B) 1/9

C) 552/15379

D) 1/2

**Answer: A) 551/15134**

**6) The cost of fencing a square field @ Rs. 20 per metre is Rs.10.080.How much will it cost to lay a three meter wide pavement along the fencing inside the field @ Rs. 50 per sq m**

A) 53800

B) 43800

C) 83800

D) 73800

**Answer: D) 73800**

**7) Find the wrong number in the following series?**

1500, 1475, 1448, 1419, 1389, 1355, 1320

A) 1475

B) 1419

C) 1355

D) 1389

**Answer: D) 1389**

**8) A milk man sells the milk at the cost price but he mixes the water in it and thus he gains 9.09%. The quantity of water in the mixture of 1 liter is :**

A) 83.33 ml

B) can't be determined

C) 90.90 ml

D) 99.09 ml

**Answer: A) 83.33 ml**

**9) A letter lock consists of three rings each marked with six different letters. The number of distinct unsuccessful attempts to open the lock is at the most ?**

A) 215

B) 254

C) 216

D) 268

**Answer: A) 215**

**10) A dog takes 3 leaps for every 5 leaps of a hare. If one leap of the dog is equal to 3 leaps of the hare, the ratio of the speed of the dog to that of the hare is :**

A) 9:5

B) 5:6

C) 2:3

D) 4:7

**Answer: A) 9:5**

**11) Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.**

1.Elephant 2.Cat 3.Mosquito 4.Tiger 5. Whale

A) 5, 3, 1, 2, 4

B) 3, 2, 4, 1, 5

C) 2, 5, 1, 4, 3

D) 1, 3, 5, 4, 2

**Answer: B) 3, 2, 4, 1, 5**

**12) Five farmers have 7,9,11,13 & 14 apple trees respectively in their orchards. Last year each of them discovered that every tree in their own orchard yields exactly the same number of apples. Further, if the 3rd farmer gives one apple to the 1st and the 5th gives 3 to each of the 2nd & d 4th, they would all exactly have the same number of apples, what were the yields per tree in the orchards of the 3rd & 4th farmers ?**

A) 17 & 9

B) 11 & 9

C) 9 & 9

D) 9 & 11

**Answer: B) 11 & 9**

**13) If A x B means A is to the south of B; A + B means A is to the north of B; A % B means A is to the east of B; A - B means A is to the west of B; then in P % Q + R - S, S is in which direction with respect to Q?**

A) North-West

B) South-West

C) North-East

D) South-East

**Answer: D) South-East**

**14) 2 men and 7 boys can do a piece of work in 14 days; 3 men and 8 boys can do the same in 11 days. Then, 8 men and 6 boys can do three times the amount of this work in**

A) 21 days

B) 24 days

C) 30 days

D) 18 days

**Answer: A) 21 days**

**15) Four dice are thrown simultaneously. Find the probability that all of them show the same face.**

A) 1/216

B) 1/36

C) 4/216

D) 2/216

**Answer: A) 1/216**

**16) On 8th Feb, 2005 it was Tuesday. What was the day of the week on 8th Feb, 2004?**

A) Friday

B) Tuesday

C) Sunday

D) Saturday

**Answer: C) Sunday**

**17) If the pice of sugar rises from Rs. 6 per kg to Rs. 7.50 per kg, a person, to have no increase in his expenditure on sugar, will have to reduce his consumpion of sugar by**

A) 25

B) 15

C) 30

D) 20

**Answer: D) 20**

**18) The surface area of a cube is 1734 sq. cm. Find its volume**

A) 3356 cubic.cm

B) 4913 cubic.cm

C) 3478 cubic.cm

D) 2334 cubic.cm

**Answer: B) 4913 cubic.cm**

**19) 9 men and 12 boys finish a job in 12 days, 12 men and 12 boys finish it in 10 days. 10 men and 10 boys shall finish it in how many days ?**

A) 12 days

B) 14 days

C) 11 days

D) 15 days

**Answer: A) 12 days**

**20) Out of 9 persons, 8 persons spent Rs. 30 each for their meals. The ninth one spent Rs. 20 more than the average expenditure of all the nine. The total money spent by all of them was :**

A) Rs. 297.50

B) Rs. 298.50

C) Rs. 298

D) Rs. 292.50

**Answer: D) Rs. 292.50**

**21) Find the missing number?**

5 19 49 101 181 295 ?

A) 501

B) 351

C) 449

D) 401

**Answer: C) 449**

**22) Select the correct set of symbols which will fit in the given equation?**

5 0 3 5 = 20

A) x, x, x

B) -, +, x

C) x, +, x

D) +, -, x

**Answer: B) -, +, x**

**23) In a 200 metres race A beats B by 35 m or 7 seconds. A's time over the course is:**

A) 33sec

B) 47sec

C) none of these

D) 40 sec

**Answer: A) 33sec**

**24) A man traveled from the village to the post-office at the rate of 25 kmph and walked back at the rate of 4 kmph. If the whole journey took 5 hours 48 minutes, find the distance of the post-office from the village ?**

A) 20 km

B) 30 km

C) 40 km

D) 10 km

**Answer: A) 20 km**

**25) A sum of Rs.1550 was lent partly at 8% p.a. simple interest. The total interest received after 3 years was Rs.300. The ratio of the money lent at 5% to that lent at 8% is :**

A) 17:18

B) 16:15

C) 6:7

D) 5:8

**Answer: B) 16:15**

**26) Simplify**

39.96% of 649.85

A) 25

B) 27

C) 28

D) 26

**Answer: A) 25**

**27) How many 7 digit numbers can be formed using the digits 1, 2, 0, 2, 4, 2, 4?**

A) 360

B) 424

C) 120

D) 240

**Answer: A) 360**

**28) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 150% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 350%, the resultant fraction is 25/51. What is the original fraction ?**

A) 31/25

B) 15/17

C) 14/25

D) 11/16

**Answer: B) 15/17**

**29) What comes next in this sequence**

**196, 169, 144, 121, 100, 81, ?**

A) 77

B) 67

C) 64

D) 74

**Answer: C) 64**

**30) Find the next two numbers in the sequence**

**4, 12, 6, 18, 12, 26, 30, ?, ?**

A) 36 & 90

B) 41 & 36

C) 90 & 41

D) 45 & 36

**Answer: A) 36 & 90**

**31) A man pointing to a photograph says, 'The lady in the photograph is my nephew's maternal grandmother." How is the lady in the photograph related to the man's sister who has no other sister ?**

A) Mother

B) Sister-in-law

C) Cousin

D) Mother-in-law

**Answer: A) Mother**

**32) Three numbers are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3 and their H.C.F is 12. The numbers are**

A) 12, 24, 36

B) 5, 10, 15

C) 4, 8, 12

D) 10, 20, 30

**Answer: A) 12, 24, 36**

**33) A family consists of six members P, Q, R, X, Y and Z. Q is the son of R but R is not mother of Q. P and R are a married couple. Y is the brother of R. X is the daughter of P. Z is the brother of P. How many children does P have ?**

A) 1

B) 4

C) 3

D) 2

**Answer: D) 2**

**34)**

**311, 230, 294, ?, 281, 256**What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the above number series?

A) 245

B) 244

C) 240

D) 246

**Answer: A) 245**

**35) A, B, C, D, E, F and G are members of a family consisting of four adults and three children, two of whom, F and G are girls. A and D are brothers and A is a doctor. E is an engineer married to one of the brothers and has two children. if is married to D and G is their child. Who is C ?**

A) A's son

B) G's brother

C) E's daughter

D) F's father

**Answer: A) A's son**

**36) A and B began business with Rs.3000 and Rs.4000 after 8 months, A withdraws Rs.1000 and B advances Rs.1000 more. At the end of the year, their profits amounted to Rs.630 find the share of A ?**

A) Rs. 354

B) Rs. 125

C) Rs. 75

D) Rs. 240

**Answer: D) Rs. 240**

**37) x and y are integers**

x + y < 11 , and x > 6

What is the smallest possible value of x - y ?

A) -2

B) 4

C) 1

D) 24

**Answer: B) 4**

**38) A man buys oranges at Rs 5 a dozen and an equal number at Rs 4 a dozen. He sells them at Rs 5.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs 50. How many oranges does he buy?**

A) 50 dozens

B) 40 dozens

C) 60 dozens

D) 30 dozens

**Answer: A) 50 dozens**

**39) At what time, in minutes, between 3 o'clock and 4 o'clock, both the needles will coincide each other?**

A) 16 4/11

B) 15 4/11

C) 13 4/11

D) 11 4/11

**Answer: A) 16 4/11**

**40) From a pack of 52 cards, 3 cards are drawn. What is the probability that one is ace, one is queen and one is jack?**

A) 16/5525

B) 17/5525

C) 19/5525

D) 7/5525

**Answer: A) 16/5525**

**41) 1100 boys and 700 girls are examined in a test; 42% of the boys and 30% of the girls pass. The percentage of the total who failed is :**

A) 64

B) 58

C) 67

D) 62 *2/3

**Answer: D) 62 *2/3**

**42) 7, 8, 18, 57, ?, 1165, 6996**

A) 228

B) 415

C) 542

D) 232

**Answer: D) 232**

**43) Find the next number in the series 5, 8, 16, 19, 57, 60, .....**

A) 240

B) 180

C) 256

D) 188

**Answer: A) 240**

**44) The altitude drawn to the base of an isosceles triangle is 8cm and the perimeter is 32cm. Find the area of the triangle?**

A) 80

B) 50

C) 60

D) 70

**Answer: C) 60**

**45) A box contains 10 bulbs,of which just three are defective. If a random sample of five bulbs is drawn, find the probability that the sample contains exactly one defective bulb.**

A) 3/14

B) 1/12

C) 7/12

D) 5/12

**Answer: D) 5/12**

**47) Find out the wrong number in the given sequence of numbers.**

5, 16, 6, 16, 7, 16, 9

A) None of these

B) 6

C) 7

D) 9

**Answer: D) 9**

**48) A, B, C subscribe Rs. 50,000 for a business, A Subscribes Rs. 4000 more than B and B Rs. 5000 more thanC. Out of a total profit of Rs. 35,000, A receives :**

A) 13500

B) 12000

C) 14700

D) 15000

**Answer: C) 14700**

**49) What will come in place of question mark(?) in the following number series ?**

6859 5832

A) 4589

B) 5169

C) 5013

D) 4913

**Answer: D) 4913**

**50)**

**Question :**What is the sum which earned interest ?

**Statements :**

a. The total simple interest was Rs. 9000 after 9 years.

A) Both a and b sufficient

B) Neither a nor b is sufficient

C) Only b is sufficient

D) Only a is sufficient

**Answer: A) Both a and b sufficient**

**51) Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.**

1. Heel 2. Shoulder 3. Skull 4. Neck 5. Knee 6. Chest 7. Thigh 8. Stomach 9. Face 10. Hand

A) 2, 4, 7, 10, 1, 5, 8, 9, 6, 3

B) 4, 7, 10, 1, 9, 6, 2, 5, 8, 3

C) 3, 4, 7, 9, 2, 5, 8, 10, 6, 1

D) 3, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6, 8, 7, 5, 1

**Answer: D) 3, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6, 8, 7, 5, 1**

**52) In a certain coding language, iF GO = 32 & SHE = 49 then SOME will be equal to ?**

A) 58

B) 64

C) 56

D) 62

**Answer: C) 56**

**53) A cistern 6m long and 4 m wide contains water up to a depth of 1 m 25 cm. The total area of the wet surface is:**

A) 50

B) 55

C) 53.5

D) 49

**Answer: D) 49**

**54) Every year before the festive season,a shopkeeper increases the price of the product by 35% and then introduce two successive discount of 10% and 15% respectively.what is percentage loss and percentage gain ?**

A) 3.27 % loss

B) 4.15 % loss

C) 3.27 % gain

D) 4.15 % gain

**Answer: C) 3.27 % gain**

**55) Some tapes are discs. Some discs are cassettes. Some cassettes are songs**

**Conclusions:**

1. Some songs are discs

2. Some cassettes are tapes

3. Some songs are tapes

4. No song is a disc

A) Only either 2 or 4 follows

B) Only 3 and either 2 or 4 follows

C) Only either 1 or 4 follows

D) Only 3 and 4 follow

**Answer: C) Only either 1 or 4 follows**

**56) In a game of 100 points, A can give B 20 points and C 28 points. Then, B can give C is**

A) 40 points

B) 8 points

C) 10 points

D) 14 points

**Answer: C) 10 points**

**57) Find the value of 'n' for which the nth term of two AP'S:**

15,12,9.... and -15,-13,-11...... are equal?

A) n = 1

B) n = 29/5

C) n = 5

D) n = 2

**Answer: B) n = 29/5**

**58) From a container, 6 liters milk was drawn out and was replaced by water. Again 6 liters of mixture was drawn out and was replaced by the water. Thus the quantity of milk and water in the container after these two operations is 9:16. The quantity of mixture is:**

A) 16

B) 31

C) 25

D) 15

**Answer: D) 15**

**59) All snakes are trees. Some trees are roads. All roads are mountains.**

**Conclusions:**

1. Some mountains are snakes

2. Some roads are snakes

3. Some mountains are trees

A) Only 2 follows

B) Only 3 follows

C) Both 1 and 2 follow

D) Only 1 follows

**Answer: B) Only 3 follows**

**60) If A + B = 2C and C + D = 2A, then**

A) A + C = 2D

B) A + C = 2B

C) A + C = B + D

D) A + D = B + C

**Answer: C) A + C = B + D**

**61) In what proportion would Raj, Karan and Altaf distribute profit among them ?**

I. Raj gets two-fifth of the profit.

II. Karim and Altaf have made 75% of the total investment.

A) If the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question

B) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question;

C) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question

D) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question

**Answer: A) If the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question**

**62) What is the age of Teja?**

A: Four years ago, Raju was as old as Teja is at present.

B: Sita’s present age is two times of Raju’s present age.

C: The average age of Teja and Sita is 19 years.

A) Only C is sufficient

B) Even using all the three statements answer cannot be found

C) Any two statements are sufficient to give answer

D) All of three statements are necessary to give answer

**Answer: D) All of three statements are necessary to give answer**

**63) The third proportional to 9 and 12 is ?**

A) 20

B) 16

C) 14

D) 18

**Answer: B) 16**

**64) January 1, 2007 was Monday. What day of the week lies on Jan. 1, 2008?**

A) Wednesday

B) Monday

C) Tuesday

D) Sunday

**Answer: C) Tuesday**

**65) If you deposit $4000 into an account paying 6% annual interest compounded quarterly, how much money will be in the account after 5 years ?**

A) 4387.42

B) 3387.42

C) 5387.42

D) 6387.42

**Answer: C) 5387.42**

**66) Without any stoppage, a person travels a certain distance at an average speed of 42 km/h, and with stoppages he covers the same distance at an average speed of 28 km/h. How many minutes per hour does he stop?**

A) 20 minutes

B) 22 minutes

C) 18 minutes

D) 15 minutes

**Answer: A) 20 minutes**

**67) 36 men can complete a piece of work in 18 days. In how many days will 27 men complete the same work ?**

A) 24 days

B) 28 days

C) 34 days

D) 35 days

**Answer: A) 24 days**

**68) A can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture are drawn off and the can is filled with B, the ratio of A and B becomes 7 : 9. How many litres of liquid A was contained by the can initially?**

A) 21

B) 20

C) 25

D) 10

**Answer: A) 21**

**69) A and B can do a piece of work in 30 days , while B and C can do the same work in 24 days and C and A in 20 days . They all work together for 10 days when B and C leave. How many days more will A take to finish the work?**

A) 30 days

B) 18 days

C) 24 days

D) 36 days

**Answer: B) 18 days**

**70) A certain factory employed 600 men and 400 women and the average wager was Rs. 25.50 per day, If a woman got Rs. 5 less than a man, then what are their daily wages ?**

A) m:26.50 w:27.50

B) m:27.50 w:22.50

C) m: 24.50 w:26.50

D) m:25.50 w:27.50

**Answer: B) m:27.50 w:22.50**

**71) If 'L' stands for '+' , 'M' stands for '-' , N stands for 'x' , P stands for '÷' then**

14 N 10 L 42 P 2 M 8 = ?

A) 153

B) 248

C) 251

D) 216

**Answer: A) 153**

**72) The banker's gain on a bill due 1 year hence at 12% per annum is Rs. 6. The true discount**

is:

A) 50

B) 47

C) 62

D) 58

**Answer: A) 50**

**73) Which of the following fractions is greater than 3 /4 and less than 5 / 6 ?**

A) 7 / 5

B) 3 / 5

C) 4 / 5

D) 9 / 5

**Answer: C) 4 / 5**

**74) The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:**

A) 15

B) 18

C) 25

D) 16

**Answer: D) 16**

**75) The difference of two numbers is 14. Their LCM and HCF are 441 and 7. Find the two numbers ?**

A) 64 and 48

B) 62 and 46

C) 64 and 49

D) 63 and 49

**Answer: D) 63 and 49**

**76) Some blankets are beds. Some pillows are blankets. All beds are pillows**

**Conclusions:**

1. Some blankets are pillows

2. Some pillows are beds

3. Some beds are blankets

A) Only 3 and either 1 or 2 follows

B) All 1 ,2 and 3 follow

C) Only 1 and either 2 or 3 follows

D) Only either 1 or 2 follows

**77) 3 men, 4 women and 6 children can complete a work in 7 days. A woman does double the work a man does and a child does half the work a man does. How many women alone can complete this work in 7 days ?**

A) 5

B) 6

C) 7

D) 9

**Answer: C) 7**

**78) On dividing 2272 as well as 875 by 3-digit number N,we get the same remainder.The sum of the digits of N is:**

A) 11

B) 12

C) 10

D) 13

**Answer: C) 10**

**79) The workers union decided to go on strike since the management was adamant and did not agree to their terms .The discussion had reached a /an--------.**

A) obstacle

B) impetus

C) Climax

D) impasse

**Answer: D) impasse**

**80) Rotate : Energy :: Stop : ?**

A) Break

B) Inertia

C) None

D) Spin

**Answer: B) Inertia**

**81) If the first and second letters in the word DEPRESSION' were interchanged, also the third and the fourth letters, the fifth and the sixth letters and so on, which of the following would be the seventh letter from the right ?**

A) R

B) O

C) S

D) P

**Answer: D) P**

**83) How many leap years do 300 years have?**

A) 74

B) 73

C) 72

D) 75

**Answer: C) 72**

**84) David obtained 76, 65, 82, 67 and 85 marks (out of 100) in English, Mathematics,Physics, Chemistry and Biology What are his average marks ?**

A) 68

B) 75

C) 65

D) 60

**Answer: B) 75**

**85) I forgot the last digit of a 7-digit telephone number. If 1 randomly dial the final 3 digits after correctly dialing the first four, then what is the chance of dialing the correct number?**

A) 1/999

B) 1/1001

C) 4/1000

D) 1/1000

**Answer: D) 1/1000**

**86)**

**In the following number series, one of the numbers is wrong. Find it out?**77, 79, 76, 81, 75, 85

A) 75

B) 79

C) 81

D) 85

**Answer: A) 75**

**87) If 76 is divided into four parts proportional to 7, 5, 3, 4, then the smallest part is:**

A) 15

B) 12

C) 16

D) 19

**Answer: B) 12**

**88) Find the odd number in the following number series?**

**24, 4, 13, 41, 151, 640**

A) 640

B) 13

C) 41

D) 4

**Answer: C) 41**

**89) The average of six numbers is 3.95. The average of two of them is 3.4, while the average of the other two is 3.85. What is the average of the remaining two numbers ?**

A) 7.3

B) 3.6

C) 4.6

D) 6.5

**Answer: C) 4.6**

**90) A is thrice efficient as B and C is twice as efficient as B. what is the ratio of number of days taken by A,B and C, when they work individually?**

A) 2:3:6

B) 3:1:2

C) 2:6:3

D) 1:2:3

**Answer: C) 2:6:3**

**91) If 36 men can do a piece of work in 25 hours, in how mwny hours will15 men do it?**

A) 50

B) 40

C) 60

D) 70

**Answer: C) 60**

**92) Find the Odd One Out?**

**3, 4, 14, 48, 576, 27648**

A) 4

B) 27648

C) 48

D) 14

**Answer: D) 14**

**93) If a + b + c = 13,**

A) 30

B) 50

C) 10

D) 70

**Answer: B) 50**

**94) In a race of 200 m, A can beat B by 31 m and C by 18 m. In a race of 350 m, C will beat B by:**

A) 22.75 m

B) 25 m

C) 19.5 m

D) 18.5 m

**Answer: B) 25 m**

**95) A and B take part in 100 m race. A runs at 5 kmph. A gives B a start of 8 m and still beats him by 8 seconds. The speed of B is:**

A) 4.14 kmph

B) 5.15 kmph

C) 4.4 kmph

D) 4.25 kmph

**Answer: A) 4.14 kmph**

**96) Ian has 14 boxes of paper and divides them evenly between 4 coworkers. How many whole boxes did each coworker get?**

A) 2

B) 2.5

C) 3

D) 3.5

**Answer: C) 3**

**97) A sweet seller sells 3/5th part of sweets at a profit of 10% and remaining at a loss of 5%. If the total profit is Rs 1500, then what is the total cost price of sweets ?**

A) Rs.37,500

B) Rs.36,500

C) Rs.36,400

D) Rs.37,415

**Answer: A) Rs.37,500**

**98) A pump can fill a tank with water in 2 hours. Because of a leak, it took**

A) 8 hours

B) 14 hours

C) 12 hours

D) 7 hours

**Answer: B) 14 hours**

**99) The lengths of the diagonals of a rhombus are 16 cm and 12 cm. Its area is:**

A) 69 cm2

B) 28 cm2

C) 48 cm2

D) 96 cm2

**Answer: D) 96 cm2**

**100) Pointing to an old man, Kailash said, "His son is my son's uncle." How is the old man related to Kailash ?**

A) Grandfather

B) Father

C) Brother

D) Uncle

**Answer: B) Father**

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