aptitude paper new 1 by RamSingh20


									                   ROHRA’S ACADEMY
No. of questions : 45                                       Duration : 45 minutes

1. Raju, his brother, son and daughter are playing a tennis doubles match. The following
information is also known about their position in the court.
   Raju’s brother is directly across the net from Raju’s son. Raju’s daughter is diagonally
    across the net from the worst player’s sibling. The best and the worst players are on
    the same side of the net. Who is the best player?
    (A) Raju                       (B) Raju’s brother
   (C) Raju’s son                 (D) Raju’s daughter

2. In a colony, the number of people who people can speak English, Hindi and Telugu
are 100, 120 and 150 respectively. The total number of people in the colony is 250. If
each person in the colony can speak at least one of these three languages, then what is the
maximum possible number of people who can speak all the three languages?
   (A) 60             (B) 90             (C) 45              (D) None of these

3. If TRACTOR is coded as 25-23-6-8-25-20-23, how will you code SAVING?
  (A) 30-6-28-14-20-12   (B) 24-6-27-14-19-12
   (C) 14-22-17-4-9-2     (D) 18-15-20-9-7-10

4. If the statements given below are true, find which of the conclusion (S) – X and Y
is/are valid?
  Statements: Some birds fly. All those which fly eat meat.
    (X) Some non-flying birds do not eat meat.
    (Y) Some birds eat meat.
    (A) Only X is valid.                 (B) Only Y is valid.
    (C) Both X and Y are valid.          (D) Both X and Y are invalid.

5. At a sports meet the order of the events was to be reported. The discussion regarding
the same went on as below.
   (I) The chief organizer was asked “Is the order of events – Sprint – Long Jump –
    Swimming – High Jump – Boxing correct?”
   (II) The chief organizer was then asked “Is High Jump – Sprint – Boxing –
    Swimming – Long Jump the correct order of the events?”
   The chief organizer replied “You have two in position and you have two following
    correctly their immediate predecessors”.
   Which of the following is a possible order?
   (A) Long Jump – Boxing- Swimming – High Jump - Sprint
   (B) Boxing – High Jump – Sprint –Swimming – Long Jump
   (C) Swimming – Sprint – Boxing – High Jump – Long Jump
   (D) Sprint – High Jump – Long Jump – Boxing – Swimming
6. 3 members are to be selected from six members- A,B,C,D,E and F. A and B cannot be
    selected together and F is selected only if D is selected. B and C if selected should be
    selected together and E is selected only if A is selected. Who must be in the selected
   (A) A              (B) D               (C) E                         (D) F

7. In a certain code, if PHYSICS = 49, MATHEMATICS = 121, then what is the value
    (A) 225            (B) 121         (C) 169             (D) 144

8. A frog is at the bottom of a well which is 30m deep. With each jump the frog climbs
5m but due to the slippery surface, it slides back 3m. In how many jump can the frog
reach the top o the well?
  (A) 12               (B) 13              (C) 14                (D) 15

9. If A + B means ‘A is the father of B’, A-B means ‘A is a brother of B’ and A*B
means ‘A is the spouse of B’, which of the following means, ‘P is uncle of Q’?
   (A) P*R-Q         (B) P-R+Q           (C) P*R+Q               (D) P+R-Q

Directions for questions 10 to 11: These questions are based on the following data.

Six chairs marked 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are arranged in a row from left to right respectively.
Six guests are to be seated in those six chairs. It is also known that,
(1) Sohan is to the immediate left of Baghat.
(2) Parthiv is not next to Vidya.
(3) There is exactly one person between Parthiv and Rakesh.
(4) Chander should not be at the ends.

10. If Chander is exactly between Vidya and Baghat, who is in chair no.1?
 (A) Baghat            (B) Sohan       (C) Vidya                (D) Parthiv

11. If Rakesh is in seat no. 6, then who is in seat no. 3?
(A) Sohan              (B) Vidya          (C) Parthiv                (D) Bhagat

Directions for questions 12 to 14: These questions are based on the following
Each of the five persons - Amit, Bablu, Chakri, Daram and Ehsaan - is from a different
city among Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, not necessarily in the same
order. Neither Chakri nor Ehsaan is from either Bangalore or Mumbai. Either Amit or
Daram is from Delhi. Bablu is not from Bangalore and Chakri is not from Chennai.

12. Who is from Chennai?
   (A) Amit                      (B) Bablu
   (C) Daram                     (D) Ehsaan
13. Bablu is from
   (A) Chennai                 (B) Kolkata
   (C) Mumbai                  (D) Cannot be determined

14. Amit is from
   (A) Bangalore                (B) Delhi
   (C) Mumbai                   (D) Cannot be determined

15. In the word CALCULATOR, how many pairs of letters are such that there are same
number of letters between them as there are in English alphabet?
(A) 2               (B) 3                    (C) 4                (D) 5

16. In a building, there are two adjacent elevators- one goes up and the other comes
down. On the 53rd floor Ajay gets into the one going down at the rate of 42 floors per
minute. On the 8th floor Vijay gets into the one going up at the rate of 48 floors per
minute. On which floor will both elevators be at the same time, if both get into the
elevators simultaneously?
   (A) 24            (B) 28                   (C) 32                      (D) 36

17. For Ajay, the number of brothers was 4 more than the number of sisters. For his
sister Banu, the number of brothers was thrice the number of sisters. How many brothers
and how many sisters does Ajay have?
 (A) 8 brothers, 4 sisters     (B) 9 brothers, 5 sisters
 (C) 7 brothers, 3 sisters   (D) 6 brothers, 2 sisters

18. The population of a country three years ago was 2 millions. It increased by 20% in
the first year, decreased by 20% in the second year and after that, decreased by 10% in
the third year. Find the present population of that country. (in million)
(A) 1.536                       (B) 1.944
(C) 1.728                      (D) None of these

19. A circle of radius q cm lies within another circle of radius p cm. The least possible
distance between their circumferences is r cm. Find the distance (in cm) between their
(A) p +q – r                   (B) p – q + r
(C) p – q                     (D) p – q – r

20. Vessel P contains 4 litres of milk. Vessel Q contains 4 litres of water. One litre of
    water is taken from Q and poured into P. One litre of the solution in P is then poured
    back to Q. Which of the following holds true?
(A) The quantity of milk in P is now less than the quantity of water in Q.
(B) The quantity of milk in P is now equal to the quantity of water in Q
(C) The quantity of milk in P is now more than the quantity of water in Q
 (D) None of these
21. Find the wrong term in the sequence given below.
     60, 62, 66, 72, 82, 90, 102, 116
    (A) 116             (B) 90             (C) 82                  (D) 72

22. If 10 men can eat a total of 200 kg of food in 2 weeks, how much food (in kg) can 8
men rat in 10 weeks?
(A) 400              (B) 600                  (C) 800           (D) 1000

23. 256 players participated in a tennis tournament. In the 1st round, each player played
with exactly one of the other players and the winner of that match advanced to the 2nd
round. In every round starting with the 2nd , the winners of the previous round play each
other, in a manner similar to that in the 1st round. How many matches are played totally
in the tournament? (Assume there are no draws)
  (A) 511             (B) 255                   (C) 127           (D) 63

24. How many spheres of diameter 0.6 cm each can be made from a metallic cuboid of
dimensions 18cm * 11cm * 10cm?
(A) 17500          (B) 8750              (C) 6250               (D) 3750

25. If the cost of fuel increases by 25%, then by what percentage should the consumption
be reduced such that the expenditure remains unchanged?
(A) 25%                (B) 20%                (C) 33 1/3%              (D) 50%

26. The fraction which exceeds its square by the greatest possible value is
(A) 1/2              (B) 3/4                (C) 1/3                 (D) 2/5

27. In a prize distribution ceremony of a painting competition, three prizes were
distributed. The worth of the second prize was four-fifth of the worth of the first prize
.the worth of the third prize was three-fourth of the worth of the second prize. If the total
worth of the three prizes is Rs. 15720, what are the respective (in rupees) of the first,
second and third prizes?
(A) 6240, 4992, 3748        (B) 6600, 5280, 3840
(C) 6550, 5240, 3930        (D) None of these

28. S1 is a series defined as 3 + 12 + 21………up to 50 terms. S2 is a series also defined
up to 50 terms as 9 + 15 + 21 + ……… How many terms are common to both S1 and S2?
(A) 15                  (B) 16             (C) 17                (D) 18

29. In a class, the students are seated to take a 2 hour mathematics exam. After every
half an hour, the supervisor changes. How many supervisors supervised the class after the
first supervisor?
(A) 2                   (B) 3                   (C) 4               (D) None of these
30. The distance between Anand’s school and Bhavan’s home is 37 km. Anand started
from his school to Bhavan`s home at 2 kmph. One hour later, Bhavan started from his
home toward Anand’s school at 3 kmph. How for from Bhavan`s home do both meet(in
(A) 12                (B) 15              (C) 18                  (D) 21

In speaking to you, man of the greatest city of the West, men of the State which gave to
the country Lincoln and Grant, men who per-eminently and distinctly embody all that is
most is most American in the American character, I wish to preach not the doctrine of
ignoble ease but the doctrine of the strenuous life; the life of toil and effort; of labour and
strife; to preach that highest from of success which comes not to the man who desires
mere easy peace but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from
bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph.

The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts his country, the over civilized man,
who has lost the great fighting, masterful virtues, the ignorant man and the man of dull
mind; whose soul is incapable of feeling the mighty lift that thrills “stern men with
empires in their brains”- these, of course, shrink from seeing the nation undertake its new
duties; shrink from seeing us build a navy and army adequate to our need; shrink from
seeing us do our share of the world’s work by bringing order the Spanish flag. These are
the men who fear the strenuous life, who fear the only national life which is really worth
leading. They believe in that cloistered life which saps the hardy virtues in a nation, as it
saps them in the individual; or else they are wedded to that based spirit of gain and greed
which recognizes in commercialism the be-all and end-all of national life, instead of
realizing that though an indispensable element, it is after all but one of the many elements
that go to make up true national greatness. No country can long endure if its foundations
are not laid deep in the material prosperity which comes from thrift, from business energy
and enterprise, from hard unsparing effort in the field of industrial activity; but neither
was any nation ever yet truly great if it relied upon material prosperity alone. All honour
must be paid to the architects of our material prosperity; to the great captains of industry
who have built our factories and our railroads; to the strong men who toil for wealth with
brain or hand; for great is the debt of the nation to these and their kind. But our debt is yet
greater to the men whose highest type is to be found in a statesman like Lincoln, a soldier
like Grant. They showed by their lives that they recognized the law of work, the law of
strife; they toiled to win a competence for themselves and those dependent upon them;
but they recognized that there were yet other and even loftier duties-duties to the nation
and duties to the race.

I preach to you, then my countrymen, that our country calls not for the life of ease, but
for the life of strenuous endeavour. The twentieth century looms before us big with the
fate of many nations. If we stand idly by, if we seek merely swollen, slothful ease, and
ignoble peace, if we shrink from the hard contests where men must win at hazard of their
lives and at the risk of all they hold dear, then the bolder and stronger people will pass us
by and will win for themselves the domination of the world. Let us therefore boldly face
the life of strife, resolute to do our duty well and manfully; resolute to uphold
righteousness by deed and by word; resolute to be both honest, to serve high ideals, yet to
use practical methods. Above all, let us shrink from no strife moral or physical, within or
without the nation, provided we are certain that the strife is justified, for it is only through
strife; through hard and dangerous endeavour, that we shall ultimately win the goal of
national greatness.

31. What does the author mean by “the doctrine of ignoble ease?
   (A) A life which does not shrink from danger.
   (B) An idle life free from hardship or bitter toil.
   (C) A life that preaches the highest from of success.
   (D) A life that is strenuous and hard.

32. The line “stern men with empires in their brain”, refers to
(A) strong and sturdy men who dream big and try hard to attain success.
   (B) men of nation who do not like to lead a life dedicated to the nation.
   (C) Dull and sluggish men who cannot experience the joy of hard work .
   (D) Men who believe in a secluded life which keeps them away from the disturbance,
    of life.

33. The passage is
  (A) motivational.                     (B) instructional.
   (C) explanatory.                     (D) opinionated.

34. According to the author, the lives of Lincoln and Grant
(A) stand as good examples of lives of toil and hard work.
   (B) are the architects of material prosperity.
   (C) preached the law of work and toil to the people.
   (D) have led a life of ease and lethargy.

35. A country attains material prosperity by
  (A) frugality.                     (B) relentless hard work in the industrial field.
  (C) improving business, energy and enterprise.                 (D) All the above.

Directions for questions 36 to 38: Each question given below consists of a paragraph
which is broken into its constituent sentences in an arbitrary way, each indicated by a
unique alphabet (A, B, C or D). You are required to select the correct combination which
re-organizes these sentences in such a manner that the re-organized paragraph is
meaningful and complete.

36. (A) The dissonance between the message and the brand experience that people
actually get often to a backlash and jeopardises the product or service.
     (B) Great amount of thought and money goes into getting the positioning right,
    defining a unique value proposition, designing the campaign and use the right media
    channels to put the message across.
     (C) Building a brand is often seen as an advertising and marketing exercise.
     (D) Often such expensive campaigns fall flat on their face; as people reflect it
    becomes clear that most of the failures relate to delivering on the brand promise.
    (A) CDBA                  (B) CBDA
   (C) BCDA                  (D) CABD

37. (A) Though generally on the decline, caste discrimination undoubtedly continues,
especially in many parts of rural India and its eradication as a national priority has near
unanimous support.
    (B) Over the centuries, caste has been a major way of category people, and
   discrimination on this basis has often been extreme.
    (C) Caste often overlays these disadvantages, amplifying the handicap of those
    (D) Discrimination, however, is not limited to caste; it is also based on class,
   religion, gender and physical disabilities.
    (A) BCDA                  (B) CBDA
    (C) BDCA                  (D) CABD

38. (A) In her long history, India has never known regimentation of thought, even at the
   time when her thought touched Elysian heights and the various system of Indian
   philosophy were in the making, the most interesting feature of India was its diverse
   pattern based on the fullest freedom of thinking and philosophy.
    (B) The diversity which I find in local cultures and various traditions of India
   fascinates me.
    (C) I venture to think that the roots of this unity are deeper than many of us imagine
   and that in the ultimate analysis these roots draw sustenance from a common faith in
   certain ideas and ideals, a common belief in the way and whereto of human existence.
    (D) Perhaps it is not the diversity alone which is fascinating but the unifying thread
   of certain basic concepts and beliefs which binds them all together.
   (A) BDCA                  (B) DCBA
    (C) BCDA                 (D) BADC

Directions for questions 39 to 40: Each question has a pair of CAPITALISED words
following by four pairs of words. Choose the pair of words that best expresses a
relationship similar to that expressed by the capitalized pair.

     (A) sonnet : cacophonous                         (B) limerick : romantic
     (C) dulcet : euphonious                          (D) satire : grievous

     (A) profound : ardent                            (B) profligate : frugal
     (C) perseverance : sedulousness                  (D) obloquy :revilement
Directions for questions 41 to 43: Find the “odd man” out.
41. (a) Bovine          (b) Feline      (c) Ursine         (d) Sanguine

42. (a) Hilarious     (b) Precarious    (c) Farcical       (d) Slapstick

43. (a) Trickle       (b) Dribble        (c) Percolate     (d) Scintillate

DIRECTIONS: Below each sentence are five options of the underlined portion of the
sentence. Choose the option that expresses the intended meaning of the original sentence
as clearly and precisely as possible, while avoiding ambiguous, awkward, or
unnecessarily wordy constructions.

44. The concert this weekend promises to attract an even greater amount of people than
attended the last one.
    (1) An even greater amount of people
    (2) an even larger amount of people
    (3) An amount of people even greater
    (4) an even greater number of people

45. Although the square root of a negative number has no real value, it is not necessarily
true that equations involving imaginary numbers like these are practically inapplicable.
   (1) Equation involving imaginary numbers like these
   (2) Equations involving such imaginary numbers have no practical applications
   (3) Equations involving these inapplicable imaginary numbers are practical
   (4) Equations involving imaginary numbers such as these are inapplicable practically

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