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Apptitude Questions (General)
1.	Minimum number that should be added to 23087 to make it completely divisible by 8 is 

...... 

(a)	1? (b) 2? (c) 3? (d) 4 

:	A 

2.	The angles ABC are 5x0, 7x0 and 6x0 respectively. What is the measure of the ? BCA? 

(a)	500 (b) 600 (c) 700 (d) cannot decide 

:	C 

3.	390? 1000 ? 201 ? 34 = ? 
(a)	895 (b) 1540  (c) 1620  (d) 1780 

:	C 

4.



: B


5.



: B

6.  2100 ? 84 = v?

(a)	25  (b) 35  (c) 1225  (d) 625 

:	D 


7. 




:	D 

9.	Ratio of costs of a table and a chair is 5:3 . If the tables cost Rs. 500 more than the cost of chair's,
what is the chair's cost? 

(a)	Rs. 1250 (b) Rs. 1750 (c) Rs. 1450 (d) Rs. 750 

:	D 

10.	1646 - 13 ? 18 + 249 = ? + 875 

(a)	786 (b) 687 (c) 2486 (d) 2356 

:	A 

10.A number when divided by 5 leaves the remainder 3. What is the remainder when the square of the
same number is divided by 5?

(A)	9  (b) 3  (c) 0  (d) 4 

:	D 

11.12% 650 + ? %  of 400 = 110

(a) 25  (b) 18  (c) 8  (d) 80%

: C

12.A train 'A' crosses a 160 m standing train 'B' in 15 sec and a standing person in 9 sec.
What is its speed?

(a)	96 km/hr (b) 72 km/hr (c) 84 km/hr (d) 92 km/hr 

:	A 

13.The type of matrix

v2	0	0
0	v3	0
0	0	v2
 

is?

(a) Scalar (b) Unit (c) Diagonal (d) Transpose

: C

14.The value of log 10000 is

(a)	4  (b) 8  (c) 5  (d) 6 

:	A 

15.The sum of all numbers between 800 and 1100 which are divisible by 79 is

(a)	2846  (b) 2844  (c) 3844  (d) 3584 

:	B 

16. 






: B

17.The difference between the squares of any two consecutive integers is equal to

(a) Product of two numbers (b) Sum of two numbers

(c)	Difference of two numbers (d) An even number 

:	B 

18.74 is divided into two parts so that 5 times one part and 11 times the others part are
together equal to 454. Then the parts are

(a)	14,60  (b) 60,14  (c) 30,44  (d) 20,34 

:	B 

19.





: A

20. 




: B

21.



: D




22.If 4 workers can make 42 toys in 6 days, how many toys can 12 workers make in 3 days?

(a)	63  (b) 28  (c) 252  (d) 7 

:	A 

23.The price of 349 coconuts are Rs 2094. What will be the price of 26 dozens of coconuts?

(a) Rs 1662  (b) Rs 1562 (c) Rs 2062 (d) Rs 1872

: D

24.The area of a rectangular field is 10 times of its length. If the breadth of the field is 10m,

what is its length?

(a) 40m  (b) 25m  (c) 20m  (d) data inadequate

: D

25.The salary of an employee was reduced by 40% first and then was increased  by 50%.

How much percent did he lose?

(a) 15%  (b) 20%  (c) 10%  (d) 12%

: C

 
26.



: B

27.


: A

28.



: A

29.



: B

30.If 9 men & 15 women can do a piece of work in 25 days, then 39 men and 10 women
will complete the same work in

(a)	7 days  (b) 6 days  (c) 5 days  (d) 4 days 

:	C 

31.One person took a loan of Rs. 5000 for 3 yrs on simple interest. After three years he
paid back Rs. 6200 including the principal and the interest accrued. Calculate the rate of
interest.

(a)	6%  (b) 7%  (c) 8%  (d) 7.5% 

:	C 

32.The smallest number which when added to the number 1154 makes it a perfect square is

(a)	1 (b) 2  (c) 3  (d) 4 

:	B 

33.The present age of Ramesh is ? of his father's age. After 4 years, the sum of their ages
will be 68. What is the present age of Ramesh?

(a)	10 yrs  (b) 15 yrs  (c) 16 yrs  (d) 12 yrs 

:	B 

34.



: D

35.Sheet metal required to make a hollow cone of height 24 cm and radius 7 cm is

(a) 407 cm2   (b) 250 cm2   (c) 704 cm2   (d) 400 cm2

: C

36.






: D

37.If 42 men can do a work in 15 days, how many men are required to complete it in 21 days?

(a) 24  (b) 36  (c) 30  (d) none of these

: A

38.Average marks in Maths in a class of 40 students is 45. Average of all the 30 boys is 50.
Then the average marks obtained by the girls is

(a) 30	(b) 35	(c) 25	(d) none of these
	: A		

 

39.The largest angle of a quadrilateral is two times the smallest angle. If the angles form a series
(a, a+d, a+2d, a+3d), the other two angles would be

(a)	600, 1200   (b) 800, 1000   (c) 900, 1000  (d) 700, 900 

:	B 

40.A mixture of 20 kg of spirit and water contains 10% water. How much water must be added to this
mixture to raise the percentage of water to 25%
(a)	4 kg  (b) 5 kg  (c) 8 kg  (d) 30 kg 

:	A 

41.A shopkeeper bought locks at the rate of 8 locks for Rs. 34 and sold them at 12 locks for Rs. 57.
The number of locks he should sell to have a profit of Rs. 900 is
(a) 1400  (b) 1600  (c) 1800  (d) 2000

: C

42.A person travels equal distance with speed of 3 km/hr; 4 km/hr and 5 km/hr. and takes a total time
of 47 minutes. The total distance (in km) is

(a) 1  (b) 3  (c) 4  (d) 5

: A

43.The perimeter of a circular and another square field are equal. Find the area in sq.m of the circular
field if the area of the square field is 484 sq.m.

(a)	888 (b) 770  (c) 616  (d) None of these 

:	C 

44.If the compound interest on a certain sum for 2 yrs at 10% annum is Rs. 2100, the simple intereston
it at the same rate for 2 yrs will be.

(a)	Rs. 1700  (b) Rs. 1800  (c) Rs. 1900  (d) Rs. 2000 

:	D 

45.The diagonal of a square A is x + y. The diagonal of a square 'B' with twice the area of A is

(a) 2(x + y)  (b) x + 2y (c) v2 (x + y)  (d) 2x + 4y

: C

46.If 10x+3y : 5n+2y = 9:5, then x : y is

(a)	3:5 (b) 5:3 (c) 2:5 (d) 1:2 

:	A 

47.	A conical tent of radius 12m and height 16m is to be made. Find its cost if canvas is Rs. 

10	per m2 

(a)	Rs 7543 (b) Rs 7445 (c) Rs 7342?(d) 7600 

:	A 

48.1, 5, 14, 30, ?, 91

(a) 45 (b) 55 (c) 46 (d) 60

: B

49.1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 10, ?, 13

(a) 7 (b) 11 (c) 14 (d) 12

: C

50.2, 6, 30, 60, 130, ?

(a)	210 (b) 216 (c) 200 (d) 160 

:	A


51.	3, 15, 35, ?, 99, 143 

(a)	63 (b) 69 (c) 81 (d) 85 

:	A 

52.	2, 3, 5, ?, 11, 13 

(a)	12 (b) 6 (c) 8 (d) 7 

:	C 

53.	The middle term of an arithmetic series 3, 7, 11, ....., 147 is 

(a)	71 (b) 75 (c) 79 (d) 83 

:	B 

54.	If Sin4 x + Cos4x = 1, then what will be the value of x ? (a) Zero (b) Zero or any multiple of P/2 

(c)	Any multiple of P (d) Zero or any multiple of P/4 

:	B 

55.	The maximum value of sin x + cos x is 

(a)	1 (b) v2 (c) 0 (d) 2 

:	B 

56.	If A, B and C are angles of a triangle and tan A=1, tan B = 2, then tan C is equal to 

(a)	1 (b) 3 (c) -3 (d) -1 

:	B 

57.





(a)	180  (b)  240  (c)  280  (d)  290 

:	C 

58.	If the volume of a sphere is divided by its surface area, the result is 27 cm. The radius of
the sphere in cm is .... 

(a)	9 (b) 27 (c) 81 (d) 243 

:	C 

59.	A copper sphere of radius 3 cm is beaten and drawn into a wire of diameter 0.2 cm.
The length of the wire in meters is .... 

(a)	18 (b) 24 (c) 36 (d) 48 

:	C 

60.	By selling 12 articles for a rupee, a man loses 20%. How many he should sell for a
rupee to get a gain of 20%. 

(a)	5 (b) 8 (c) 10 (d) 15 

:	B 

61.	Fill in the missing letter in the following letter series; S, V, Y, B 

(a)	C (b) D (c) E (d) F 

:	C 

62.	The percentage profit earned on an article by selling it at Rs. 960 was 20,
what was the cost price of the article? 

(a)	Rs. 600 (b) Rs. 900 (c) Rs. 840 (d) Rs. 800 

:	D 

63.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 




:	D 

64.	A man walking at the speed of 4 km per hour crossed a square field diagonally in
3 minutes. The area of the field in square metres is 
(a)	20,000 (b) 25,000 (c) 15,000 (d) 40,000 

 
,	,	,	,

:	A 

66.	Radius of a wheel is 0.25 m. How many rounds will it take to complete the
distance of 11 km. 

(a)	2800 (b) 7000 (c) 4000 (d) 5500 

:	B 

67.	Which of the following fractions is smallest? 


:	D 

68.	The volume of a sphere is 4851 cm3. Its surface area is 
(a)	1286 cm2  (b) 1386 cm2  (c) 1486 cm2  (d) None of these 

:	B 

68.	Sarla secured 24 marks more in Geography than in English. The difference between the
marks obtained by her in English and Science is 16. What are her marks is Science? 

(a)	36 (b) 40 (c) 60 (d) Data inadequate 

:	D 

69.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 7942 - 3587 = 6.5 ? ? 

(a)	640 (b) 760 (c) 670 (d) 680 

:	C 

70.	The difference between two numbers is 8 and their ratio is 1:5. Which of the following
is the smaller number? 
(a)	24 (b) 8 (c) 16 (d) 2 

:	D 

71.	If you are ninth person from both the ends in a row, then how many persons
are there in the row? 

(a)	10 (b) 15 (c) 17 (d) 19 

:	C 

72.	How many triangles are there in the following figure? 









(a)	22 (b) 20 (c) 26 (d) 24 

:	D 

73.	How many square metres of cloth will be required for a 4 m high pyramidical tent
to be raised on a square shaped area with one side equal to 6 m? 

(a)	30m2  (b) 60m2  (c) 120 m2 (d) 200 m2 

:	B 

74.	In the following number series, a wrong number is given. Find out that number. 

3, 10, 24, 54, 108, 220, 444 

(a)	10 (b) 24 (c) 54 (d) 108 

:	C 

75.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 735.8 - 419.25 - 37.318 = ? 

(a)	278.512  (b) 269.232 (c) 278.665  (d) 279.232 

:	D 

76.	A sum of money is to be divided among A, B and C in the ratio of 3:7:6. If 

 
the difference in the shares of A and B is Rs 2,700, what is the share of C?

(a)	Rs 4050 (b) Rs 4000 (c) Rs 4100 (d) Rs 4500 

:	A 

77.	If f (x) = x+5 and g (x) = 2x+4, then f [g (x)] - g [f (x)] for any value of 'x' will be 

(a)	x-3 (b) x-7 (c) -5 (d) None of these 

:	C 

78.	When a number is divided by 7, the remainder 4. When the same number is divided
by 6, the remainder is 3. What is the number? 

(a)	39 (b) 37 (c) 48 (d) 56 

:	A 

79.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 7386 + ? = 6894 + 4357 
(a)	3955  (b) 3865 (c) 4045  (d) 3415 

:	B 

80.	If 86 $5 - 4936 = 3709, what will come in place of $? 

(a)	6 (b)  8 (c) 7 (d) 4 

:	D 

81.	At present, Madhu is 15 years older than Kamal. After 5 years Kamal will be 10
years old. What is Madhu's present age? 

(a)	25 years (b) 10 years (c) 20 years (d) Data inadequate 

:	C 

82.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 9000 ? 18 ? 324 - 2100 = ? 
(a)	169900 (b) 160000 (c) 159800 (d) 159900 

:	D 

83.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 769.8 ? 7.5 + 9.6 ? 1.2 = ? 
(a)	4819.25 (b) 5781.50 (c) 10969.65 (d) 5780.50 

:	B 

84.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 3975 + 8697 + 4138 = ? 

(a)	16630 (b) 17080 (c) 16810 (d) 16990 

:	C 

85.	In the following number series, a wrong number is given. find out that number. 

636, 316, 154, 76, 36, 16, 6 

(a)	316  (b) 154 (c) 76 (d) 36 

:	B 

86.	The average marks of a student for 8 subjects are 87. Of these eight subjects,
his highest marks are in Maths which are 2 more than the next 
highest obtained by him in Chemistry. If the marks for these two subjects are eliminated,
his average marks for the remaining 6 subjects will be 85. Find out the marks obtained by
him in Maths. 

(a)	84 (b) 91 (c) 94 (d) 96 

:	C 

87.	'A' can run a kilometer in 4 minutes 54 seconds, and 'B' can run this 

distance in 5 minutes. How many meters ahead of 'A' should 'B' stand at the start of the
1 km race so that both of them reach the finish point together. 
(a)	20m (b) 16m (c) 18m (d) 14.5m 

:	A 

88.	The difference between two consecutive even numbers is 2. What is the first of these
two numbers? 

(a)	20 (b) 22 (c) 24 (d) Cannot be said. 

:	D 

89.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 36800 ? 230 + 230 = ? 

 

(a)	80 (b) 400 (c) 390 (d) 380 

:	C 

90.






:	A 

92.	A 180-meters long train crosses a man standing on the platform in 6 seconds.
What is the speed of the train? 

(a)	90 Kmph (b) 108 Kmph (c) 120 Kmph (d) 88 Kmph 

:	B 

93.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 
738.6 ? 5.4 + 7.8 ? 2.6 = ? 
(a)	3252.84   (b) 1537.01 (c) 3990.44 (d) 3991.44 

:	D 

94.	A mixture of water and milk is 40 litres. There is 10 percent water in it.
How much water should now be added in this mixture so that new mixture contains 20% water. 

(a)	4 litres (b) 5 litres (c) 6.5 litres (d) 7.5 litres 

:	B 

95.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 



:	D 

96.	In a circle, two chords of length 6cm and 12cm are situated on one side of 

the centre and are parallel to each other. If they are 3cm apart, the radius of the circle will be 


:	C 

97.	Shashank had Rs.460 with him. He gave a portion of it to Ulka who in turn gave half of
what she received to Sudha. If Sudha got Rs. 200, how much money did Shashank have after
giving to UlKa? 
(a)	Rs. 100 (b) Rs. 60 (c) Rs. 120 (d) Rs. 80 

:	B 

98.	7385 - ? = 8127 - 5936 

(a)	5104  (b) 5194 (c) 4654 (d) 5094 

:	B 

99.	What Should come in place of question marks (?) 65% of 25.6 + ? = 15% of 140 
(a)	3.36 (b) 4.26 (c) 2.36 (d) 4.36 

:	D 

100.	The average age of Nutan, Prakash, Gouri and Ramesh is 21 years. The average
age of Gouri and Ramesh is 18 years. What is the average age of Nutan and Prakash? 

(a)	24 years (b) 26 years (c) 20 years (d) 22 years 

:	A 

100.What Should come in place of question marks (?) 9.34 ? 5.86 + 5.0003 = ?
(a)	59.7327  (b) 59.1467 (c) 59.7354 (d) 58.7987 

:	A 


101.The breadth of a rectangular plot is one-third of its length. If the perimeter
of the plot is 240 meters, what is the length of that plot?
(a)	80 meters (b) 240 meters (c) 160 meters (d) 90 meters 

:	D 

102.A man has some hens and cows. If the number of heads be 48 and number
of feet equals 140, then the number of hens will be :
(a)	22 (b) 23 (c) 24 (d) 26 

:	D 

103.If one-fourth of two-fifths of a number is 36, what is the number?

(a)	720 (b) 340 (c) 240 (d) 360 

:	D 

104.What Should come in place of question marks (?)




: C

105.What Should come in place of question marks (?) 11520 ? 384 + 192 = ?

(a)	20 (b) 222 (c) 232 (d) 162 

:	B 

106.Five years hence the ratio between the ages of Gopi and Sudha will be 4:5. The total of
their present ages is 17 years, what is the present ages is 17 years, what is the present
age of Gopi?
(a)	7 years (b) 10 years (c) 12 years (d) 13 years 

:	A 

107.A group of boys contributed as many rupees each for their trip as they were in number.
The total collection came to Rs. 841. How many boys were there in the group?
(a)	21  (b) 29 (c) 31 (d) 41 

:	B 

108.The areas of three adjacent faces of a cuboid 'p', 'q' and 'r' .Its volume will be:


: A

109.What Should come in place of question marks (?)



: C

110.A class comprises 60 students. 35 students out of them study mathematics,
20 students study both mathematics and chemistry. The number of students
studying only Chemistry will be;
(a)	40 (b) 35 (c) 25 (d) 15 

:	C 

111.If 'x' men can do a piece of work in 8 days and x+4 men can do the same
work in 6 days. Then x is equal to
(a)	10 (b) 6 (c) 12 (d) 24 

:	C 

112.What Should come in place of question marks (?)



: D

113.An amount of money is to be distributed between P, Q and R in the ratio of

4:7:9. If the difference between the shares of Q and R is Rs 500, what will
 
.	,

be the difference between the shares of P and Q?

(a) 500 (b) 1000 (c) 750 (d) Data Inadequate

: C

114.The difference between the cost price and sale price of an article is Rs. 240.
If the profit percent is 20, at what price was the article sold?
(a)	Rs. 1240 (b) Rs. 1600 (c) Rs. 1400 (d) Rs. 1440 

:	D 

115.In a triangle, two sides of 12 cm and 5 cm are at right angles. If the triangle is
revolved along the 12cm side, the curved surface of the cone so formed will be;

(a) 156p  cm2 (b) 78p  cm2  (c) 65p  cm2 (d) 130p  cm2

: C

116.




: D

117.Three-fifths of forty per cent of a numbers is 12. What is the number?

(a)	50 (b) 60 (c) 75 (d) 80 

:	A 

118.When 24 is added to a number it increases to its 1? . What is the number?

(a)	72 (b) 48 (c) 120 (d) 96 

:	D 

119.What Should come in place of question marks (?) 1095.68 ? 42.8 - 21.4 = ?

(a)	51.20 (b) 47 (c) 40.2 (d) 4.2 

:	D 

120.Two men together start a journey in the same direction. They travel 9 and 15
kilometer/ day respectively daily. After traveling for 6 days the man traveling 9
km/day doubles his speed and both of them finish the distance, in the same time.
Find the number of days taken by them to reach the destination.
(a)	36 (b) 21 (c) 18 (d) 12 

:	C 

121.A man on boat rows 40 km upstream on a river in 8 hrs and a speed of

stream in km per hour is ....

(a)	0.5 (b) 5.5 (c) 6 (d) 5 

:	A 

122.Pramod's and Jayesh's share in a business is in the ratio 3:5. If Jayesh invested
Rs 80,000 for 12 months in the business, for how long did Pramod invest Rs.72,000
in the business?
(a)	6 months (b) one year (c) 8 months (d) 10 months 

:	C 

123.John goes to Chennai to buy an article costing 15% less than that in Kochi.
He spends Rs 150 on traveling and gains Rs 150 after its sale in Kochi. His profit
percentage is:
(a)	8 (b) 7.5 (c) 7 (d) 6 

:	B 

124.What Should come in place of question marks (?) 7426 + (3108 - 840) ? 30 =?
(a)	75466 (b) 74566 (c) 14665 (d) 290820 

:	A 

125.In the following number series a wrong numbers is given. Find out that number.
1, 3, 9, 26, 106, 532, 3194

(a) 3 (b) 9 (c) 26 (d) 106
 
: B

126.What Should come in place of question marks (?) ? % of 640 + 962 = 1506
(a)	75 (b) 60 (c) 65 (d) 85 

:	D 

127.Forty-two men can complete a work in 15 days. In how many days will 30 men
complete the same work?
(a)	24 (b) 28 (c) 21 (d) 20 

:	C 

128.A, B and C hired a taxi for Rs 2, 600 and used it for 24, 36 and 44 hrs respectively.
If they had earlier agreed to share the expenses on the basis of the used distance how
much will B have to pay?
(a)	Rs 1,100 (b) Rs 1,500 (c) Rs 900 (d) Rs 800 

:	C 

129.'A' and 'B' together can complete a work in 12 days. 'A' alone can complete it in 20 days.
If 'B' now does the work only for half a day daily, then, in how many days will 'A' and 'B'
together complete the work?
(a)	15 days (b) 11 days (c) 20 days (d) 10 days 

:	A 

130.The annual rainfall at a certain place is 65 cm. Then the annual rainfall in litres per
hectare will be;

(a)	6.5? 103 (b) 6.5? 106  (c) 6.5? 105 (d) 6.5? 104 

:	B 

131.What Should come in place of question marks (?)




: A

132.What Should come in place of question marks (?) 7.55% of 80 + 30% of 90 + ? = 198
(a)	71 (b) 127 (c) 137 (d) 99 

:	B 

133.If the price of five dozen apples is Rs 285, what will be the price of 34 apples?
(a)	Rs 161.50 (b) Rs 171.00 (c) Rs 142.50 (d) Rs 171.50 

:	A 

134.If the roots of x2 - nx + 54 = 0, bear a ratio of 2:3, the value of 'n' will be
(a)	12 (b) 15 (c) 18 (d) 21 

:	B 

135.At what distance from the origin is the line represented by 2x + 3y + 10 =0 situated?



: C

136.A cube is coloured from all the sides, then the cube is cut into 64 regular cubes,
How many cubes will have only one side coloured?
(a)	4 (b) 16 (c) 8 (d) 24 

:	D 

137.At present average age of Arun and Pramod is 4:3. After six years, Arun's age
will be 26 years. What is the age of Pramod at present.
(a)	12 years (b) 15 years (c) 19 years (d) 21 years 

:	B 

138.What Should come in place of question marks (?)

 




: D

139.Which of the following is the smallest number that gives reminder of '2' every-time,
when divided by 6, 7, 8, 9, and 12.
(a)	756 (b) 504 (c) 754 (d) 506 

:	D 

140.What Should come in place of question marks (?)




: A

141.The ratio between the ages of the father and the child at present is 5:2.
What will be the difference between the ages of the father and the child after
10 years?
(a)	30 years (b) 15 years (c) 18 years (d) Data inadequate 

:	D 

142.A trader bought 30 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 10.50 per kg and 20 kg of rice at the
rate of Rs. 11.00 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 11.70
per kg. Approximately, what was the percentage profit in the transaction?
(a)	15 (b) 5 (c) 20 (d) 10 

:	D 

143.What Should come in place of question marks (?)



: D
 
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