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Syllabus: Numerical computation, Numerical estimation, Numerical reasoning and data interpretation

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# Recent questions in Quantitative Aptitude

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What is the total number of ways to reach from $A$ to $B$ in the network given? $12$ $16$ $20$ $22$
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What is the radix of the numbers if the solution to the quadratic equation $x^2-10x+26=0$ is $x=4$ and $x=7$? $8$ $9$ $10$ $11$
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Evaluate the sum $S=1+1+\dfrac{3}{2^{2}}+\dfrac{3}{2^{3}}+\dfrac{5}{2^{4}}+\dots$ $1$ $2$ $3$ $4$
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A can is filled with $5$ paise coins. Another can is filled with $10$ paise coins. Another can is filled with $25$ paise coins. All the cans are given wrong labels. If the can labeled $25$ paise is not having the $10$ paise coins, what will the can, labeled $10$ paise have? $25$ paise $5$ paise $10$ paise cannot be determined
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Find the smallest number $y$ such that $y\times 162$ ($y$ multiplied by $162$) is a perfect cube $24$ $27$ $36$ $38$
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When the sum of all possible two digit numbers formed from three different one digit natural numbers are divided by sum of the original three numbers, the result is $26$ $24$ $20$ $22$
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What is the maximum number of distinct handshakes that can happen in the room with $5$ people in it? $15$ $10$ $6$ $5$
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The percentage profit earned by selling an article for $\text{Rs.}1,920$ is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for $\text{Rs.}1,280$. At what price should the article be sold to make $25\%$ profit? $\text{Rs.}2,000$ $\text{Rs.}2,200$ $\text{Rs.}2,400$ Data inadequate
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The present ages of three persons in proportions $4:7:9$. Eight years ago, the sum of their ages was $56$. Find their present ages (in years). $8,20,28$ $16,28,36$ $20,35,45$ None of the above options
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Two straight lines are drawn perpendicular to each other in $X-Y$ plane. If $\alpha$ and $\beta$ are the acute angles the straight lines make with the $\text{X-}$ axis, then $\alpha + \beta$ is_______. $60^{\circ}$ $90^{\circ}$ $120^{\circ}$ $180^{\circ}$
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The sequence $s_{0},s_{1},\dots , s_{9}$ is defined as follows: $s_{0} = s_{1} + 1$ $2s_{i} = s_{i-1} + s_{i+1} + 2 \text{ for } 1 \leq i \leq 8$ $2s_{9} = s_{8} + 2$ What is $s_{0}$? $81$ $95$ $100$ $121$ $190$
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A ball is thrown directly upwards from the ground at a speed of $10\: ms^{-1}$, on a planet where the gravitational acceleration is $10\: ms^{-2}$. Consider the following statements: The ball reaches the ground exactly $2$ seconds after it is thrown up The ball travels a ... Statement $3$ is correct None of the Statements $1,2$ or $3$ is correct All of the Statements $1,2$ and $3$ are correct
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What is the maximum number of regions that the plane $\mathbb{R}^{2}$ can be partitioned into using $10$ lines? $25$ $50$ $55$ $56$ $1024$ Hint: Let $A(n)$ be the maximum number of partitions that can be made by $n$ lines. Observe that $A(0) = 1, A(2) = 2, A(2) = 4$ etc. Come up with a recurrence equation for $A(n)$.
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If $x+2y=30$, then $\left(\dfrac{2y}{5}+\dfrac{x}{3} \right) + \left (\dfrac{x}{5}+\dfrac{2y}{3} \right)$ will be equal to $8$ $16$ $18$ $20$
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The number of divisors of $6000$, where $1$ and $6000$ are also considered as divisors of $6000$ is $40$ $50$ $60$ $30$
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Let $x_1$ and $x_2$ be the roots of the quadratic equation $x^2-3x+a=0$, and $x_3$ and $x_4$ be the roots of the quadratic equation $x^2-12x+b=0$. If $x_1, x_2, x_3$ and $x_4 \: (0 < x_1 < x_2 < x_3 < x_4)$ are in $G.P.,$ then $ab$ equals $64$ $5184$ $-64$ $-5184$
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The sum of the series $\dfrac{1}{1.2} + \dfrac{1}{2.3}+ \cdots + \dfrac{1}{n(n+1)} + \cdots$ is $1$ $1/2$ $0$ non-existent
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The conditions on $a$, $b$ and $c$ under which the roots of the quadratic equation $ax^2+bx+c=0 \: ,a \neq 0, \: b \neq 0$ and $c \neq 0$, are unequal magnitude but of the opposite signs, are the following: $a$ and $c$ have the same sign while $b$ has the opposite sign ... $b$ have the same sign while $c$ has the opposite sign. $a$ and $c$ have the same sign. $a$, $b$ and $c$ have the same sign.
The sum of the series $\:3+11+\dots +(8n-5)\:$ is $4n^2-n$ $8n^2+3n$ $4n^2+4n-5$ $4n^2+2$
Let $x_1 > x_2>0$. Then which of the following is true? $\log \big(\frac{x_1+x_2}{2}\big) > \frac{\log x_1+ \log x_2}{2}$ $\log \big(\frac{x_1+x_2}{2}\big) < \frac{\log x_1+ \log x_2}{2}$ There exist $x_1$ and $x_2$ such that $x_1 > x_2 >0$ and $\log \big(\frac{x_1+x_2}{2}\big) = \frac{\log x_1+ \log x_2}{2}$ None of these