Aptitude [HCL Placement]: Sample Questions 20 - 22 of 43

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Question 20

Aptitude

Question

MCQ▾

Oranges are bought at 7 for ₹ 3. At what rate per hundred must they be sold to gain 33 % ?

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

₹ 60

b.

₹ 58

c.

₹ 56

d.

₹ 57

Answer

d.

Explanation

  • Cost of 7 oranges is ₹ 3
  • So, cost of 100 oranges will be, = (
  • Here, gain (%) is 33 % .
  • So, selling price of 100 oranges should be, =

=

=

=

  • So, selling price of 100 oranges should be 57 ₹ to gain 33 % .

Question 21

Aptitude
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Short Answer▾

If a number is divided by 999 then quotient is 366 and remainder is 103. What is that number?

Explanation

  • Let the required number is x.
  • When x is divided by 999 then quotient is 366 and remainder is 103.
  • In the division, dividend = quotient x divisor + remainder

  • Dividend or required number will be 3397.

Question 22

Aptitude

Question

MCQ▾

Total population of a village is 64000. Out of this 65 % is literate. 60 % of the total population is male. Out of the total illiterate population, males and female are in the ratio 3: 4. What is the ratio of literate males to literate females?

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

b.

c.

Data inadequate

d.

Answer

a.

Explanation

  • Total population of a village is 64000. Out of this 65 % are literate and rest 35 % people are illiterate. 60 % of 64000 people are male and rest 40 % of 64000 are female. Ratio of male and female is .
  • We want to find the ratio of literate males to literate females.
  • Number of literate males =
  • Number of literate females =
  • Ratio of literate males to literate females is,
  • From the given options, results into 2.25
  • So, ratio of literate males to literate females is .

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