How to Crack General Aptitude Interview


If a triangle has a base B and the altitude of the triangle
is twice the base, then the area of the triangle is

If “basis points” are defined so that 1 percent is equal to
100 basis points, then 75.5 percent is how many basis points
greater than 65.5 percent?

Susan wants to put up fencing around three sides of her
rectangular yard and leave a side of 20 feet unfenced. If
the yard has an area of 680 square feet, how many feet of
fencing does she need?

A computer store regularly sells all stock at a discount of
20 percent to 40 percent. If an additional 25 percent were
deducted from the discount price during a special sale, what
would be the lowest possible price of a part costing $16
before any discount?

How many integers between 100 and 150, inclusive, cannot be
evenly divided by 3 nor 5?

All of the tickets for 2 music concerts, X and Y, were
either purchased or given away, and the ratio of X tickets
to Y was 2 to 1. Of the total number of X tickets and Y
tickets, what percentage was purchased?

1) The total number of X tickets and Y tickets, is 240.

2) Of the X tickets, exactly 60% were purchased, and of the
Y tickets, exactly 80% were purchased.

a) if statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2)
alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
b) if statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1)
alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
c) if BOTH statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to
answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is
sufficient.
d) if EACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the
question asked.
e) if statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to
answer the question asked, and additional data specific to
the problem are needed.

If a and b are positive integers, is a + 4b odd?

1) b is even.

2) a is odd.

a) if statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2)
alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
b) if statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1)
alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
c) if BOTH statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to
answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is
sufficient.
d) if EACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the
question asked.
e) if statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to
answer the question asked, and additional data specific to
the problem are needed.

If the ticket sales s for a company increases 25% from
standard sales to 60 tickets sold, then 60 – s =:

In 1991, was the number of people in City A three times
greater then the number of people in City B?

1) In 1991, there were approximately 1.1 million more people
in City A than in City B.

2) In 1991, the 300,000 Catholics in City A made up 20% of
its population, and the 141,000 Buddhists in City B made up
30% of its population.

a) if statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2)
alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
b) if statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1)
alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
c) if BOTH statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to
answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is
sufficient.
d) if EACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the
question asked.
e) if statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to
answer the question asked, and additional data specific to
the problem are needed.

Frank is 15 years younger then John. In 5 years John will be
twice as old as Frank. How old will Frank be in four years?

A store owner decided to raise the price of a particular
item by exactly 10%. Of the following which is NOT the new
price?

A store owner is packing small radios into larger boxes that
measure 25 in. by 42 in. by 60 in. If the measurement of
each radio is 7 in. by 6 in. by 5 in., then how many radios
can be placed in the box?

A new apartment complex purchased 60 toilets and 20 shower
heads. If the price of a toilet is three times the price of
a shower head, what percent of the total cost was the cost
of all the shower heads?

From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM it rained 2.25 inches. At 11:00 AM
the rain increased to fall at a rate of 1.25 in. every two
hours. How many inches of rain landed on the ground by 5:00 PM?

The owner of a hobby store needed to calculate the
percentage of customers who purchase wood glue. Upon
completing his survey, he noticed that 60% of the people
that entered his store purchased an item. Of those
customers, 15 percent purchased wood glue. What percent of
the people that entered the store purchased wood glue?

A car averages 55 mph for the first 4 hours of a trip and
averages 70 mph for each additional hour. The average speed
for the entire trip was 60 mph. How many hours long is the trip?

The price of a candy bar is $1.00. The price of a ten pack
of the same candy bar is $7.40. The ten pack of candy bars
is what percentage cheaper then purchasing ten candy bars
individually?

In a certain department store, which has four sizes of a
specific shirt, there are 1/3 as many small shirts as medium
shirts, and 1/2 as many large shirts as small shirts. If
there are as many x-large shirts as large shirts, what
percent of the shirts in the store are medium?

One student takes 20 mins to reach school if he goes at a
speed of 15kmph .At what speed should he go to reach in
15 mins ?

The LCM of two numbers is 24. The GCF is 4. One number is 4
more than the other. What are the numbers.

If a car starts from A towards B with some velocity.Due to
some problem in the engine after travelling 30km, the car
goes with 4/5 th of its actual velocity The car reaches B
45 min later to the actual time.If the car engine fails
ofter travelling 45km, the car reaches the destination B
36min late to the actual time .What is the initial velocity
of car and what is the distance between A and B in km ?

A person pays a tax of 10%,if his salary increases by 10%
he need to pay a tax of 15%.The total gain he obtains after
increment in salary is 350Rs .What is his salary?

A MAN’S SALARY IS INCREASED BY 1200 ,TAX IS DECREASED FROM
12% TO 10% BUT HE PAYS SAME AMOUNT AS TAX . WHAT IS THE
PREVISIOUS SALARY?