Genpact Aptitude Questions 2012

Posted on :04-02-2016

Q1. A man distributed Rs. 100 equally among his friends. If there had been 5 more friends, each would have received one rupee less. How many friends had he?

a) 20
b) 25
c) 30
d) 35

Q2. { (1/4) 3 + (3/4) 3 + 3 (1/4) (3/4) [ (1/4) + (3/4) ] } = ?

a) 1/64
b) 27/64
c) 49/64
d) 0
e) 1

Q3. If the value of a-b=6 and a2+b2=40, then find the value of ab

Q4. Find the value of ((598+194)2-(598-194)2)/(598*194)

Q5. Find the value of 40000-40000/100

Q6. Simplify the following
(578291*578291-457428*457428)/120863

Q7. Simplify the following
515*515*515-21*221*221/(515*515+515*221*221+221)

Q8. David gets on the elevator at the 11th floor of a building and rides up at the rate of 57 floors per minute. At the same time, Albert gets on an elevator at the 51st floor of the same building and rides down at the rate of 63 floors per minute. If they continue travelling at these rates, then at which floor will their paths cross?

a) 19
b) 28
c) 30
d) 37

Q9. A man has some hens and cows. If the number of heads be 48 and the number of feet equals 140, then the number of hens will be:

a) 22
b) 23
c) 24
d) 26

Q10. Free notebooks were distributed equally among children of a class. The number of notebooks each child got was one-eighth of the number of children. Had the number of children been half, each child would have got 16 notebooks. Total how many notebooks were distributed?

a)  256
b) 432
c) 512
d) 640
e) None of these

Q11. To fill a tank, 25 buckets of water is required. How many buckets of water will be required to fill the same tank if the capacity of the bucket is reduced to two-fifth of its present?

a) 10
b) 35
c) 62.5
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

Q12. Eight people are planning to share equally the cost of a rental car. If one person withdraws from the arrangement and the others share equally the entire cost of the car, then the share of each of the remaining persons increased by:

a) 1/7
b) 1/8
c) 1/9
d) 7/8

Q13. One-third of Rahuls savings in National Savings Certificate is equal to one-half of his savings in Public Provident Fund. If he has Rs.1,50,000 as total savings, how much has he saved in Public Provident Fund?

a) Rs. 30,000
b) Rs. 50,000
c) Rs. 60,000
d) Rs. 90,000

Q14. A sum of Rs. 1360 has been divided among A, B and C such that A gets of what B gets and B gets of what C gets. Bs share is:

a) Rs. 120
b) Rs. 160
c) Rs. 240
d) Rs. 300

Q15. The price of 2 sarees and 4 shirts is Rs. 1600. With the same money one can buy 1 saree and 6 shirts. If one wants to buy 12 shirts, how much shall he have to pay?

a) Rs. 1200
b) Rs. 2400
c) Rs. 4800
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

Q16. The price of 10 chairs is equal to that of 4 tables. The price of 15 chairs and 2 tables together is Rs. 4000. The total price of 12 chairs and 3 tables is:

a) Rs. 3500
b) Rs. 3750
c) Rs. 3840
d) Rs. 3900

Q17. A man has Rs.480 in the denominations of one-rupee notes, five-rupee notes and ten-rupee notes. The number of notes of each denomination is equal. What is the total number of notes that he has?

a) 45
b) 60
c) 75
d) 90

Q18. Along a yard 225 metres long, 26 trees are planted at equal distances, one tree being at each end of the yard. What is the distance between two consecutive trees?

a) 9 metres
b) 12 metres
c) 15 metres
d) 18 metres

Q19. 3640/14*16 + 340 = ?

a) 0.70
b) 3525
c) 4500
d) 9600

Q20. On simplification 3034 - (1002/20.04) is equal to

a) 2543
b) 2984
c) 2993
d) 3029

Q21. A boy was asked to multiply a number by 25. He instead multiplied the next number by 52 and got the answers 324 more than the correct answer. The number to be multiplied was

a) 10
b) 12
c) 15
d) 25

Q22. 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

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

Q23. A man earns on the first day and spends Rs. 15 on the next day. He again earns Rs. 20 on the third day and spends Rs. 15 on the fourth day. If he continues to save like this, how soon will he have Rs. 60 in hand?

a) on 17th day
b) on 27th day
c) on 30th day
d) on 40th day

Q24. What fraction of an hour is a second?

a) 1 / 24
b) 1 / 60
c) 1 / 120
d) 1 / 3600

Q25. How many pieces of 85cm length can be cut from a rod 42.5 metres long?

a) 30
b) 40
c) 60
d) None of these

Q26. On a sports day, if 30 children were made to stand in a column, then 16 columns could be formed. If 24 children were to stand in a column, then how many columns could be formed?

a) 20
b) 22
c) 29
d) 452

Q27. 5.8 Ã—2.5 + 0.6 Ã—6.75 + 139.25=?

a) 157.30
b) 157.80
c) 158.40
d) 160.30

Q28. In a classroom, if 6 students per bench are assigned to accommodate all students, one more bench will be required. However, if  7 students are accommodate per bench, there would be a space left for 5 students. What is the number of students in the class ?

a) 30
b) 45
c) 42
c) 72

Q29. N number of persons decided to raise Rs. 3 lakhs by equal contribution from each. Had they contributed Rs. 50 each extra, the contribution would have been Rs. 3.25 lakhs. How many persons are there?

a) 400
b) 500
c) 550
d) 600

Q30. A classroom has equal number of boys and girls. Eight girls left to play kho-kho, leaving twice as many boys as girls in the classroom. What was the total number of girls and boys present initially?

a) 16
b) 24
c) 32
d) 48

Q31. The sum of two numbers is 25 and their difference is 13. Find their product?

a) 104
b) 114
c) 315
d) 325

Q32. Find a number such that when 15 is subtracted from 7 times the number, the result is 10 more than twice the number.

a) 1
b) 3
c) 5
d) 9

Q33. If the sum of a number and its square is 182, what is the number?

a) 15
b) 26
c) 28
d) None of these

Q34. The sum of two numbers is 40 and their product is 375. What will be the sum of their reciprocals?

a) 1/40
b) 8/75
c) 75/4
d) 75/8

Q35. Find the number which when multiplied by 15 is increased by 196.

a) 14
b) 20
c) 26
d) 28

Q36. If doubling a number and adding 20 to the result gives the same answer as multiplying the number by 8 and taking away 4 from the product, the number is

a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 6

Q37. The difference between two numbers is 1356. When the larger number is divided by the smaller one, the quotient is 6 and the remainder is 15. The smaller number is

a) 240
b) 270
c) 295
d) 360

Q38. In a pair of fractions, fractions A is twice the fraction B and the product of two fractions is 2/25. What is the value of fraction A?

a) 1/5
b) 1/25
c) 2/5

Q39. A number is doubled and 9 is added. If the resultant is trebled, it becomes 75. What is that number?

a) 3.5
b) 6
c) 8
d) None of these

Q40. If the sum of two numbers is 22 and the sum of their squares is 404, then the product of the numbers is

a) 40
b) 44
c) 80
d) 88

Q41. The sum of two numbers is 22. Five times one number is equal to 6 times the other. The bigger of the two numbers is

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

Q42. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 6 hours and 4 hours respectively. If they are opened on alternate hours and if pipe A is opened first, in how many hours, the tank shall be full?

a) 4 hrs
b) 5 hrs
c) 7 hrs
d) 9 hrs

Q43. A tap can fill a tank in 6 hours. After half the tank is filled, three more similar taps are opened. What is the total time taken to fill the tank completely?

a) 3 hrs 15 min
b) 3 hrs 45 min
c) 4 hrs
d) 4 hrs 15 min

Q44. A large tanker can be filled by two pipes A and B in 60 minutes and 40 minutes respectively. How many minutes will it take to fill the tanker from empty state if B is used for half the time and A and B fill it together for the other half?

a) 15 min
b) 20 min
c) 27.5 min
d) 30 min

Q45. A cistern can be filled by a tap in 4 hours while it can be emptied by another tap in 9 hours. If both the taps are opened simultaneously, then after how much time will the cistern get filled?

a) 4.5 hrs
b) 5 hrs
c) 6.5 hrs
d) 7.2 hrs

Q46. Two pipes A and B can separately fill a cistern in 60 minutes and 75 minutes respectively. There is a third pipe in the bottom of the cistern to empty it. If all the three pipes are simultaneously opened, then the cistern is full in 50 minutes. In how much time, the third pipe alone can empty the cistern?

a) 90 min
b) 100 min
c) 110 min
d) 120 min

Q47. 12 buckets of water fill a tank when the capacity of each tank is 13.5 litres. How many buckets will be needed to fill the same tank, if the capacity of each bucket is 9 litres?

a) 8
b) 15
c) 16
d) 18

Q48. Pipes A and B can fill a tank in 5 and 6 hours respectively. Pipe C can empty it in 12 hours. If all the three pipes are opened together, then the tank will be filled in

a) 1*13/17 hours
b) 2*8/11 hours
c) 3*9/17 hours
d) 4*1/2 hours

Q49. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 20 and 30 minutes respectively. If both the pipes are used together, then how long will it take to fill the tank?

a) 12 min
b) 15 min
c) 25 min
d) 50 min

Q50. Two taps A and B can fill a tank in 5 hours and 20 hours respectively. If both the taps are open then due to a leakage, it took 30 minutes more to fill the tank. If the tank is full, how long will it take for the leakage alone to empty the tank?

a) 8 hrs
b) 9 hrs
c) 18 hrs
d) 36 hrs

Q51. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank from empty to full in 30 minutes, 20 minutes and 10 minutes respectively. When the tank is empty, all the three pipes are opened. A, B and C discharge chemical solutions P, Q and R respectively. What is the proportion of solution R in the liquid in the tank after 3 minutes?

a) 5/11
b) 6/11
c) 7/11
d) 8/11

Q52. A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 8 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 6 litres a minute. When the tank is full, the inlet is opened and due to the leak, the tank is empty in 12 hours. How many litres does the cistern hold?

a) 7580
b) 7960
c) 8290
d) 8640

Q53. Two pipes can fill a tank in 10 hours and 12 hours respectively while a third pipe empties the full tank in 20 hours. If all the three pipes operate simultaneously, in how much time will the tank be filled?

a) 7 hrs 30 min
b) 7 hrs 45 min
c) 8 hrs 30 min
d) 8 hrs 45 min

Q54. A pump can fill a tank with water in 2 hours. Because of a leak, it took 2*1/3 hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain all the water of the tank in

a) 5 hours
b) 7 hours
c) 8 hours
d) 14 hours

Q55. Pipe A can fill a tank in 5 hours, pipe B in 10 hours and pipe C in 30 hours. If all the pipes are open, in how many hours will the tank be filled?

a) 2
b) 2.5
c) 3
d) 3.5

Q56. 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, 50, 64,?

a) 50
b) 26
c) 64
d) 37

Q57. 253, 136, 352, 324, 631, 244,?

a) 324
b) 136
c) 352
d) 631

Q58. 385, 462, 572, 427, 671, 264,?

a) 385
b) 427
c) 671
d) 264

Q59. 4, 16, 25, 36, 42, 64,?

a) 36
b) 25
c) 42
d) 95

Q60. 25, 49, 81, 121, 144, 169,?

a) 49
b) 121
c) 144
d) 169

Q61. 31, 37, 41, 45, 55, 58, 61, 67,?

a) 31
b) 41
c) 67
d) 58

Q62. 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 27, 32,?

a) 8
b) 27
c) 24
d) 32

Q63. 1, 3, 7, 11, 15, 18, 21,?

a) 3
b) 7
c) 18
d) 21

Q64. 15, 35, 45, 24 ,55, 65, 95,?

a) 15
b) 24
c) 55
d) 95

Q65. 74, 24, 82, 61, 10, 4,?

a) 61
b) 24
c) 10
d) 82

Q66. A boat takes 90 minutes less to travel 36 miles downstream than to travel the same distance upstream. If the speed of the boat in still water is 10 mph, the speed of the stream is

a) 2 mph
b) 2.5 mph
c) 3 mph
d) 4 mph

Q67. Speed of a boat in standing water is 9 kmph and the speed of the stream is 1.5 kmph. A man rows to a place at a distance of 105 km and comes back to the starting point. The total time taken by him is

a) 16 hours
b) 18 hours
c) 20 hours
d) 24 hours

Q68. If a man rows at the rate of 5 kmph in still water and his rate against the current is 3.5 kmph, then the mans rate along the current is

a) 4.25 kmph
b) 6 kmph
c) 6.5 kmph
d) 8.5 kmph

Q69. A man can row three - quarters of a kilometer against the stream in 45/4minutes. The speed (in km/hr) of the man in still water is

a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

Q70. In one hour, a boat goes 11 km along the stream and 5 km against the stream. The speed of the boat in still water in (km/hr) is

a) 3
b) 5
c) 8
d) 9

Q71. There is a road beside a river. Two friends started from a place A, moved to a temple situated at another place B and then returned to A again. One of them moves on a cycle at a speed of 12 km/hr, while the other sails on a boat at a speed of 10 km/hr. If the river flows at the speed of 4 km/hr, which of the two friends will return to place A first?

a) 5.4 km /hr
b) 7.2 km /hr
c) 8.4 km/hr
d) 9.6 km /hr

Q72. A boatman goes 2 km against the current of the stream in 1 hour and goes 1 km along the current in 10 minutes. How long will it take to go 5 km in stationary water?

a) 40 minutes
b) 1 hour
c) 1 hour 15 min
d) 1 hour 30 min

Q73. A man can row upstream at 7 kmph and downstream at 10 kmph. Find mans rate in still water and the rate of current?

a) 1.2 km/hr
b) 1.5 km/hr
c) 1.6 km/hr
d) 1.8 km/hr

Q74. A mans speed with the current is 15 km/hr and the speed of the current is 2.5 km/hr. The mans speed against the current is

a) 8.5 km/hr
b) 9 km/hr
c) 10 km/hr
d) 12.5 km/hr

Q75. A boat covers a certain distance downstream in 1 hour, while it comes back in 1 1/2 hours. If the speed of the stream be 3 kmph. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

a) 12 kmph
b) 13 kmph
c) 15 kmph
d) 16 kmph

Q76. A boat takes 19 hours for travelling downstream from point A to point B and coming back to a point C midway between A and B. If the velocity of the stream is 4 kmph and the speed of the boat in still water is 14 kmph, what is the distance between A and B?

a) 160 km
b) 180 km
c) 200 km
d) 220 km

Q77. The speed of a boat in still water is 15 km/hr and the rate of current is 3 km/hr. The distance travelled downstream in 12 minutes is

a) 1.2 km
b) 1.8 km
c) 2.4 km
d) 3.6 km

Q78. A boat can travel with a speed of 13 km / hr in still water. If the speed of the stream is 4 km / hr. find the time taken by the boat to go 68 km downstream?

a) 2 hours
b) 3 hours
c) 4 hours
d) 5 hours

Q79. After replacing an old member by a new member, it was found that the average age of five members of a club is the same as it was 3 years ago.What is the difference between the ages of the replaced and the new member?

a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) 8 years
d) 15 years

Q80. The average salary of all the workers in a workshop is Rs.8000. The average salary of 7 technicians is Rs.12000 and the average salary of the rest is Rs.6000. The total number of workers in the workshop is

a) 20
b) 21
c) 22
d) 23

Q81. In an examination, a pupils average marks were 63 per paper. If he had obtained 20 more marks for his Geography paper and 2 more marks for his history paper, his average per paper would have been 65. How many papers were there in the examination?

a) 8
b) 9
c) 10
d) 11

Q82. The average age of a husband and his wife was 23 years at the time of their marriage. After five years they have a one year old child. The average age of the family now is

a) 19 years
b) 23 years
c) 28.5 years
d) 29.3 years

Q83. A motorist travel to a place 150 km away at an average speed of 50 km/hr and returns at 30 km/hr. His average speed for the whole journey in km/hr is

a) 35
b) 37
c) 37.5
d) 40

Q84. The average of six numbers is X and the average of three of these is Y. If the average of the remaining three is z, then

a) x = y + z
b) 2x = y + z
c) x = 2y + 2z
d) None of these

Q85. The average score of a cricketer for ten matches is 38.9 runs. If the average for the first six matches is 42. Then find the average for the last four matches?

a) 33.25
b) 33.5
c) 34.25
d) 35

Q86. A grocer has a sale of Rs. 6435, Rs. 6927, Rs. 6855, Rs. 7230 and Rs. 6562 for 5 consecutive months. How much sale must he have in the sixth month so that he gets an average sale of Rs. 6500?

a) Rs. 4991
b) Rs. 5991
c) Rs. 6001
d) Rs. 6991

Q87. The average of five numbers is 27. If one number is excluded, the average becomes 25. The excluded number is

a) 25
b) 27
c) 30
d) 35

Q88. The average age of 36 students in a group is 14 years. When teachers age is included to it, the average increases by one. What is the teachers age in years?

a) 31
b) 36
c) 51
d) None of these

Q89. The average age of boys in a class is 16 years and that of the girls is 15 years. The average age for the whole class is

a) 15 years
b) 15.5 years
c) 16 years
d) Cannot be computed

Q90. Distance between two stations A and B is 778 km. A train covers the journey from A to B at 84 km per hour and returns back to A with a uniform speed of 56km per hour. Find the average speed of the train during the whole journey?

a) 67.0 km /hr
b) 67.2 km /hr
c) 69.0 km /hr
d) 69.2 km /hr

Q91. David obtained 76, 65, 82, 67 and 85 marks (out of 100) in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. What are his average marks?

a) 65
b) 69
c) 72
d) 75

Q92. A student was asked to find the arithmetic mean of the numbers 3, 11, 7, 9, 15, 13, 8, 19, 17, 21, 14 and x. He found the mean to be 12. What should be the number in place of x?

a) 3
b) 7
c) 17
d) 31

Q93. A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17th inning and thus increases his averages by 3. Find his average after 17th inning?

a) 19
b) 29
c) 39
d) 49

Q94. There are two sections A and B of a class, consisting of 36 and 44 students respectively. If the average weight of sections A is 40 kg and that of section b is 35 kg. Find the average weight of the whole class?

Q95. A man can row 5 kmph in still water. If the river is running at 1kmph, it takes him 75 minutes to row to a place and back. How far is the place?

a) 3 km
b) 2.5 km
c) 4 km
d) 5 km

Q96. A tap can fill the tank in 15 minutes and another can empty it in 8 minutes. If the tank is already half full and both the taps are opened together, the tank will be:

a) Filled in 12 min
b) Emptied in 12 min
c) Filled in 8 min
d) Emptied in 8 min

Q97. The ratio of Ritas age to her mothers age is 3:8. The difference of their ages is 35 years. The ratio of their ages after 4 years will be:

a) 7:12
b) 5:12
c) 38:43
d) 42:47

Q98. If one-seventh of a number exceeds its eleventh part by 100 then the number is:

a) 770
b) 1100
c) 1825
d) 1925

Q99. The average age of a class is 15.8 years. The average age of boys in the class is 16.4 years while that of girls is 15.4 years. What is the ratio of boys to girls in the class?

a) 1:2
b) 3:4
c) 3:5
d) None of these

Q100. If 1.5x=0.04y then the value of (y-x)/(y+x) is

a) 730/77
b) 73/77
c) 7.3/77
d) None

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