Aptitude Questions and Answers
A monkey starts climbing up
a tree 20ft. tall. Each hour, it hops 3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time
would it take the monkey to reach the top?
What is the missing number
in this series?
A certain type of mixture is
prepared by mixing brand A at Rs.9 a kg. with brand B at Rs.4 a kg. If the
mixture is worth Rs.7 a kg., how many kgs. of brand A are needed to make 40kgs.
of the mixture?
A wizard named Nepo says "I
am only three times my son's age. My father is 40 years more than twice my age.
Together the three of us are a mere 1240 years old." How old is Nepo?
One dog tells the other that
there are two dogs in front of me. The other one also shouts that he too had two
behind him. How many are they?
A man ate 100 bananas in
five days, each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he
eat on the first day?
If it takes five minutes to
boil one egg, how long will it take to boil four eggs?
The minute hand of a clock
overtakes the hour hand at intervals of 64 minutes of correct time. How much a
day does the clock gain or lose?
Solve for x and y: 1/x - 1/y
= 1/3, 1/x2 + 1/y2 = 5/9.
Daal is now being sold at
Rs. 20 a kg. During last month its rate was Rs. 16 per kg. By how much percent
should a family reduce its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed?
Find the least value of 3x +
4y if x2y3 = 6.
Can you find out what day of
the week was January 12, 1979?
A garrison of 3300 men has
provisions for 32 days, when given at a rate of 850 grams per head. At the end
of 7 days a reinforcement arrives and it was found that now the provisions will
last 8 days less, when given at the rate of 825 grams per head. How, many more
men can it feed?
From 5 different green
balls, four different blue balls and three different red balls, how many
combinations of balls can be chosen taking at least one green and one blue ball?
Three pipes, A, B, & C are
attached to a tank. A & B can fill it in 20 & 30 minutes respectively while C
can empty it in 15 minutes. If A, B & C are kept open successively for 1 minute
each, how soon will the tank be filled?
For a motorist there are
three ways going from City A to City C. By way of bridge the distance is 20
miles and toll is $0.75. A tunnel between the two cities is a distance of 10
miles and toll is $1.00 for the vehicle and driver and $0.10 for each passenger.
A two-lane highway without toll goes east for 30 miles to city B and then 20
miles in a northwest direction to City C.