## Monday, November 14, 2011

### Aptitude Interview Questions Part -3

1.    In a class, there are 18 boys who are over 160 cm tall. If these constitute three-fourths of the boys and the total number of boys is two-thirds of the total number of students in the class, what is the number of girls in the class?
a)    6                            b) 12                            c) 18                            d) 24

2.    A father is now three times as old as his son. Five years back, he was four times as old as his son. The age of the son (in years) is
a) 12                            b) 15                            c) 18                            d) 20

3.    If you write down all the numbers from 1 to 100, then how many times do you write 3 ?
a) 19                            b) 20                            c) 21                            d) 22

4.    If 100 cats kill 100 mice in 100 days, then 4 cats would kill 4 mice in how many days ?
a) 1                             b) 4                              c) 40                            d) 100

5.    There are deer and peacocks in a zoo. By counting heads they are 80. The number of their legs is 200. How many peacocks are there ?
a) 20                            b) 30                            c) 50                            d) 60

6.    In a garden, there are 10 rows and 12 columns of mango trees. The distance between the two trees is 2 metres and a distance of one metre is left from all sides of the boundary of the garden. The length of the garden is(in meters)
a) 20                           b) 22                            c) 24                            d) 26

7.    12 year old Manick is three times as old as his brother Rahul. How old will Manick be when he is twice as old as Rahul ?
a) 14                            b) 16                            c) 18                            d) 20

8.    A pineapple costs Rs. 7 each. A watermelon costs Rs. 5 each. X spends Rs. 38 on these fruits. The number of pineapples purchased is
a) 2                              b) 3                              c) 4                              d) Can’t say

9.    The total of the ages of Amar, Akbar and Anthony is 80 years. What was the total of their ages three years ago ?
a) 71                           b) 72                            c) 74                            d) 77

10.  Two bus tickets from city A to B and three tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 77 but three tickets from city A to B and two tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 73. What are the fares for cities B and C from A ?
a) Rs. 4, Rs. 23             b) Rs. 13, Rs. 17          c) Rs. 15, Rs. 14           d) Rs. 17, Rs. 13

11.  A, B, C, D and E play a game of cards. A says to B, "If you give me three cards, you will have as many as E has and if I give you three cards, you will have as many as D has." A and B together have 10 cards more than what D and E together have. If B has two cards more than what C has and the total number of cards be 133, how many cards does B have?
a) 22                            b) 23                            c) 25                            d) 35

12.  A bus starts from city X. The number of women in the bus is half of the number of men. In city Y, 10 men leave the bus and five women enter. Now, number of men and women is equal. In the beginning, how many passengers entered the bus ?
a) 15                            b) 30                            c) 36                            d) 45

13.  A bird shooter was asked how many birds he had in the bag. He replied that there were all sparrows but six, all pigeons but six, and all ducks but six. How many birds he had in the bag in all?
a) 9                             b) 18                            c) 27                            d) 36

14.  What is the smallest number of ducks that could swim in this formation - two ducks in front of a duck, two ducks behind a duck and a duck between two ducks ?
a) 3                              b) 5                              c) 7                              d) 9

15.  The number of boys in a class is three times the number of girls. Which one of the following numbers cannot represent the total number of children in the class ?
a) 48                            b) 44                            c) 42                            d) 40

16.  A shepherd had 17 sheep. All but nine died. How many was he left with ?
a) 0                              b) 8                              c) 9                              d) 17

17.  The total number of digits used in numbering the pages of a book having 366 pages is
a) 732                          b) 990                          c) 1098                                    d) 1305

18.  In a family, each daughter has the same number of brothers as she has sisters and each son has twice as many sisters as he has brothers. How many sons are there in the family?
a) 2                              b) 3                              c) 4                              d) 5

19.  In a group of cows and hens, the number of legs are 14 more than twice the number of heads. The number of cows is
a) 5                             b) 7                              c) 10                            d) 12

20.  Find the number which when added to itself 13 times, gives 112.
a) 7                              b) 8                              c) 9                              d) 11

KEY:-

1.b
2.b
3.b
4.d
5.d
6.c
7.b
8.c
9.a
10.b
11.c
12.d
13.a
14.a
15.c
16.c
17.b
18.b
19.b
20.b