#### GENERAL APTITUDE:

**ANTONYMS**

1. Disregarded

(a) heed

(b) hopeful

(c) evade

(d) dense

*Ans. (a)*

2. Obviate

(a) becloud

(b) necessitate

(c) rationalize

(d) execute

*Ans. (b)*

3. Superficial

(a) profound

(b) exaggerated

(c) subjective

(d) spirited

*Ans. (a)*

4. Abide

(a) retract an offer

(b) refuse to endure

(c) shield from harm

(d) exonerate

*Ans. (b)*

6. A Brown female could have had

II. a grandmother born Red

III. two grandfathers born Brown

(a) I only

(b) II only

(c) I and II only

(d) II and III only

(e) I,II and III

*Ans. (c)*

7. A male born into the Brown group may have

(a) an uncle in either group

(b) a Brown daughter

(c) a Brown son

(d) a son-in-law born into the Red group

(e) a daughter-in-law in the Red group

*Ans. (a)*

8. Which of the following is not permitted under the rules stated?

(a) A Brown male marrying his father's sister

(b) A Red female marrying her mother's brother

(c) A man born Red, who is now a widower, marrying his brother's widow

(d) A widower marrying his wife's sister

(e) A widow marrying her divorced daughter's ex-husband

*Ans. (b)*

9. If widowers and divorced males retained the group they had upon marrying, which of the following would have been permissible? (Assume no previous marriages occurred)

(a) A woman marrying her dead sister's husband

(b) A woman marrying her divorced daughter's ex-husband.

(c) A widower marrying his brother's daughter

(d) A woman marrying her mother's brother, who is a widower

(e) A divorced male marrying his ex-wife's divorced sister

*Ans. (d)*

**Questions 10-13**

Tom wishes to enroll in Latin AA, Sanskrit A, Armenian Literature 221, and Celtic Literature 701.

Latin AA meets five days a week, either from 9 to 11 A.M or from 2 to 4 P.M.

Sanskrit A meets either Tuesday and Thursday from 12 noon to 3 P.M., or Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

from 10 A.M to 12 noon.

Armenian Literature 221 meets either Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:30 to 2 P.M., or Tuesday and Thursday

from 10:30 A.M to 12:30 P.M

Celtic Literature 701 meets by arrangement with the instructor, the only requirement being that it meet for one four-hour session or two two-hour sessions per week, between 9A.M and 4 P.M from Monday to Friday, beginning on the hour.

10. Which combination is impossible for Tom?

(a) Latin in the morning, Sanskrit on Tuesday and Thursday, and Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday, Friday

(b) Latin in the afternoon and Sanskrit and Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

(c) Latin in the afternoon, Sanskrit on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday,and Armenian Literature on Tuesday and Thursday

(d) Latin in the morning and Sanskrit and Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

(e) Latin in the afternoon, Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesda and Friday, and Celtic Literature on Tuesday

*Ans. (d)*

11. Which of the following gives the greatest number of alternatives for scheduling Celtic Literature, assuming that all other courses

(a) Latin in the afternoon and Armenian Literature Monday, Wednesday and Friday

(b) Sanskrit on Tuesday and Thursday and Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

(c) Latin in the afternoon and Armenian Literature Tuesday and Thursday

(d) Latin in the morning and Sanskrit on Tuesday and Thursday

(e) Sanskrit on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. and Armenian Literature on Tuesday and Thursday

*Ans. (a)*

12. If the Celtic instructor insists on holding at least one session on Friday, in which of the following can Tom enroll?

(I) Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

(II) Sanskrit on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

(a) I only

(b) II only

(c) both I and II

(d) I or II but not both

(e) neither I nor II

*Ans. (d)*

13. Which of the following additional courses, meeting as indicated, can Tom take?

(a) Maths--Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10A.M to 12 noon

(b) French--Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11A.M to 12:30 P.M

(c) English--Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 P.M

(d) Japenese--Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 3 P.M

(e) Old Norse-Icelandic--Monday only from 12 to 3 P.M

*Ans. (b)*

Questions 14-18

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5) Fredricktown is north of

(6) Coshocton is south of Fredricktown and west of

14. Which of the towns mentioned is furthest to the northwest ?

(a)

(b)

(c) Coshocton

(d)

(e) Fredericktown

*Ans. (b)*

15. Which of the following must be both north and east of Fredricktown?

(I)

(II) Coshocton

(III)

(a) I only

(b) II only

(c) III only

(d) I and II

(e) I and III

*Ans. (e)*

16. Which of the following towns must be situated both south and west of at least one other town?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

*Ans. (d)*

17. Which of the following statements, if true, would make the information in the numbered statements more specific?

(a) Coshocton is north of

(b)

(c)

(d) Coshocton is east of Fredericktown

(e)

*Ans. (a)*

18. Which of the numbered statements gives information that can be deduced from one or more of the other statement?

(a) (1)

(b) (2)

(c) (3)

(d) (4)

(e) (6)

*Ans. (c)*

**Questions 19-22**

Spelunkers International offers exploring tours in eight caves: Abbott, Benny, Caeser, Dangerfield, Ewell, Fields, Guinness, and Hope

(1) Class 1 spelunkers may not attempt cave Ewell, Fields or Hope

(2) Class 2 spelunkers may not attempt Hope

(3) Class 3 spelunkers may attempt any cave

(4) Cave Caesar may be attempted only by spelunkers who have previously explored cave Benny

(5) Cave Fields may be attempted only by spelunkers who have previously explored cave Ewell

(6) Only two of caves Benny, Caeser, Ewell, Fields, and Hope may be attempted by any explorer in a single tour

19. A class 2 spelunker who has previously explored cave Ewell may be restricted in choosing a tour by which rule(s)?

(I) Rule(4)

(II) Rule(5)

(III) Rule(6)

(a) I only

(b) II only

(c) I and III only

(d) II and III only

(e) I, II and III

*Ans. (c)*

20. In how many different ways may a class 1 spelunker who has never explored any of the eightcaves before set up a tour of three caves, if she wishes to explore caves Abbott and Caesar?

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

(e) 6

*Ans. (b)*

21. What is the maximum number of caves that a class 3 spelunker who has previously explored only cave Benny may include

in a single tour?

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 7

(e) 8

*Ans. (b)*

22. If x + y = 3 and y/x= 2 then y = ?

(a) 0

(b) 1/2

(c) 1

(d) 3/2

(e) 2

*Ans. (e)*

23. How many squares with sides 1/2 inch long are needed to cover a rectangle that is 4 ft long and 6 ft wide

(a) 24

(b) 96

(c) 3456

(d) 13824

(e) 14266

24. If a=2/3b , b=2/3c, and c=2/3d what part of d is b/

(a) 8/27

(b) 4/9

(c) 2/3

(d) 75%

(e) 4/3

*Ans. (b)*

25. 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)*

26. The petrol tank of an automobile can hold g liters.If a liters was removed when the tank was full, what part of the full tank was removed?

(a)g-a

(b)g/a

(c) a/g

(d) (g-a)/a

(e) (g-a)/g

*Ans. (c)*

27.If x/y=4 and y is not '0' what % of x is 2x-y

(a)150%

(b)175%

(c)200%

(d)250%

*Ans. (b)*

28.If 2x-y=4 then 6x-3y=?

(a)15

(b)12

(c)18

(d)10

*Ans. (b)*

29.If x=y=2z and xyz=256 then what is the value of x?

(a)12

(b)8

(c)16

(d)6

*Ans. (b)*

30. (1/10)18 - (1/10)20 = ?

(a) 99/1020

(b) 99/10

(c) 0.9

(d) none of these

*Ans. (a)*

31. 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

(a) 17 1/7 mins

(b) 20 mins

(c) 8 mins

(d) none of these

*Ans. (a)*

32. Thirty men take 20 days to complete a job working 9 hours a day.How many hour a day should 40 men work to complete the job?

(a) 8 hrs

(b) 7 1/2 hrs

(c) 7 hrs

(d) 9 hrs

*Ans. (b)*

33. Find the smallest number in a GP whose sum is 38 and product 1728

(a) 12

(b) 20

(c) 8

(d) none of these

*Ans. (c)*

34. A boat travels 20 kms upstream in 6 hrs and 18 kms downstream in 4 hrs.Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the water current?

(a) 1/2 kmph

(b) 7/12 kmph

(c) 5 kmph

(d) none of these

*Ans. (b)*

35. A goat is tied to one corner of a square plot of side 12m by a rope 7m long.Find the area it can graze?

(a) 38.5 sq.m

(b) 155 sq.m

(c) 144 sq.m

(d) 19.25 sq.m

*Ans. (a)*

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