# Poornam Aptitude Test July 2013

Posted on :23-04-2016
Q1. 2598 Successive discounts of 20% and 15% are equal to a single discount of

(a) 30%
(b) 32%
(c) 34%
(d) 35%
(e) 36

ANS: (b)

Q2. A square plate of some size is cut at four corners. Equal squares of the same size are cut and is formed as open box. If this open box carries 128 ml of oil. What is the size of the side of the plate?

(a) 17
(b) 14
(c) 13
(d) None of these

Q3. A merchant sells an item at a 20 percent discount. But still makes a gross profit of 20 percent of the cost. What percent of cost would be gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without the discount?

(a) 20%
(b) 40%
(c) 50%
(d) 60%
(e) 66.6%

ANS: c) 50%

Q4. A boy has Rs. 2. He wins or loses Re. 1 at a time. If he wins he gets Re. 1 and if he loses the game he loses Re.1. He can loose only 5 times. He is out of the game if he earns Rs 5. Find the number of ways in which this is possible?

ANS: 16

Q5. If a boat is moving in upstream with velocity of 14 km/hr and goes downstream with a velocity of 40 km/hr, then what is the speed of the stream?

(a) 13 km/hr
(b) 26 km/hr
(c) 34 km/hr
(d) none of these

ANS: a

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