# Aptitude Questions and Answers # 5

1- After allowing a discount of 11.11% ,a trader still makes a gain of 14.28 % .at how many percent above the cost price does he mark his goods?
1. 28.56%
2. 35%
3. 22.22%
4. None of these

Ans:- 28.56%

2- Pipe A can fill in 20 minutes and Pipe B in 30 mins and Pipe C can empty the same in 40 mins.If all of them work together, find the time taken to fill the tank
1. 17 1/7 mins
2. 20 mins
3. none
4. 50 mins

Ans:- 17 1/7 mins

3- There are 3 triplet brothers. They look identical. The oldest is John, he always tells the truth. The second is Jack, he always tells a lie. The third is Joe, he either tells the truth or a lie. Jimmie Dean went to visit them one day. He was wondering who was who. So he asked each person a question. He asked the one who was sitting on the left: “Who is the guy sitting in the middle?”. The answer was “He is John.” He asked the one who was sitting in the middle: “What is your name?”. The answer was “I am Joe.” He asked the one who was sitting on the right: “What is the guy sitting in the middle?”. The answer was “He is Jack.” Jimmie Dean got really confused. Basically, he asked 3 same questions, but he got 3 different answers. which is not true?
1. left most is joe
2. middle is jack
3. right is john
4. middle is john

Ans:- middle is john

4- A / B = C; C > D then
2. C is always greater than D
3. B is always less than D
4. none

Ans:- A is always greater than D

5- Consider the following statements: 1. The Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) had recommended that the Department of Personnel of a State should be put under the charge of the Chief Secretary of the State. 2. Chief Secretary of a State is not involved in any manner in the promotion of State Civil officers to the All-India Services. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1. Only 1
2. Only 2
3. Both 1 and 2
4. Neither 1 nor 2

Ans:- Only 1

6- The population of a town was 1,60,000 three years ago. If it increased by 3%, 2.5% and 5% respectively in the last three years, then the present population of the town is :
1. 1,77,000
2. 1,77,366
3. 1,77,461
4. 1,77,596

Ans:- 1,77,366

7- What is the population of India ?
1. 98 crores
2. More than 2 billion
3. More than 1 billion
4. Less than 96 crores

Ans:- More than 1 billion

8- Some green are blue. No blue are white.
1. Some green are white
2. No white are green
3. No green are white
4. None of the above

Ans:- Some green are white

9- What is the missing number in this series? 8 2 14 6 11 ? 14 6 18 12
1. 8
2. 6
3. 9
4. 11

Ans:- 9

10- : Average age of students of an adult school is 40 years. 120 new students whose average age is 32 years joined the school. As a result the average age is decreased by 4 years. Find the number of students of the school after joining of the new students:
1. 1200
2. 120
3. 360
4. 240

Ans:- 240
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