Aptitude Problems on Simplification Questions with Solutions Pdf - 1

Question: 1

32 shirt pieces of 120 cm each can be cut from a reel of cloth. After cutting these pieces 80 cm of cloth remains. What is the length of reel of cloth in metres?

(A) 36.20 metres

(B) 38.70 metres

(C) 39.20 metres

(D) 39.70 metres

Ans: C

Length of reel = (32 × 120 + 80) cm = 3920 cm = 39.20 m.

Question: 2

12 buckets of water to fill a tank when the capacity of each bucket 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) 12

(B) 15

(C) 18

(D) 20

Ans: C

Capacity of the tank = (13.5 × 12) litres = 162 litres.

∴ Required number of buckets = $$(162 / 9)$$ = 18.

Question: 3

A man’s investment doubles in every 5 years. If he invested Rs. 5000 in each of the years 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005, then what was the total amount received by him in 2010?

(A) Rs. 30,000

(B) Rs. 70,000

(C) Rs. 1,50,000

(D) Rs. 1,80,000

Ans: C

Total amount received received by the man in 2010

= Rs. [(5000 × 24) + (5000 × 23) + (5000 × 22) + (5000 × 2)]

= Rs. (80000 + 40000 + 20000 + 10000) = Rs. 150000.

Question: 4

Sweets were distributed equally among 64 children. After giving 7 sweets to each child 15 sweets were left out. Total how many sweets were there?

(A) 448

(B) 463

(C) 473

(D) 492

Ans: B

Total number of sweets = (64 × 7 + 15) = 448 + 15 = 463.

Question: 5

A computer printed 176400 lines in a given day. If the printer was in operation for 7 hours during the day, how many lines did it print per minute?

(A) 360

(B) 400

(C) 410

(D) 420

Ans: D

Number of lines printed in 1 hour = $${176400} / {7}$$ = 25200.

Number of lines printed per minute = $${25200} / {60}$$ = 420.

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