# Recent questions tagged quantitative-aptitude

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Two identical cube shaped dice each with faces numbered $1$ to $6$ are rolled simultaneously. The probability that an even number is rolled out on each dice is: $\frac{1}{36}$ $\frac{1}{12}$ $\frac{1}{8}$ $\frac{1}{4}$
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$\oplus$ and $\odot$ are two operators on numbers $p$ and $q$ such that $p \odot q = p-q,$ and $p \oplus q = p\times q$ Then, $\left ( 9\odot \left ( 6\oplus 7 \right ) \right )\odot \left ( 7\oplus \left ( 6 \odot 5 \right ) \right )=$ $40$ $-26$ $-33$ $-40$
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Four persons $P, Q, R$ and $S$ are to be seated in a row. $R$ should not be seated at the second position from the left end of the row. The number of distinct seating arrangements possible is: $6$ $9$ $18$ $24$
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In the figure shown above, $\text{PQRS}$ is a square. The shaded portion is formed by the intersection of sectors of circles with radius equal to the side of the square and centers at $S$ and $Q$. The probability that any point picked randomly within the square falls in the shaded area is ____________ $4-\frac{\pi }{2}$ $\frac{1}{2}$ $\frac{\pi }{2}-1$ $\frac{\pi }{4}$
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In an equilateral triangle $\text{PQR}$, side $\text{PQ}$ is divided into four equal parts, side $\text{QR}$ is divided into six equal parts and side $\text{PR}$ is divided into eight equals parts. The length of each subdivided part in $\text{cm}$ is an integer. The minimum area of the triangle $\text{PQR}$ possible, in $\text{cm}^{2}$, is $18$ $24$ $48\sqrt{3}$ $144 \sqrt{3}$
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Five persons $\text{P, Q, R, S}$ and $\text{T}$ are to be seated in a row, all facing the same direction, but not necessarily in the same order. $\text{P}$ and $\text{T}$ cannot be seated at either end of the row. $\text{P}$ should not be seated adjacent ... is to be seated at the second position from the left end of the row. The number of distinct seating arrangements possible is: $2$ $3$ $4$ $5$
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A digital watch $\text{X}$ beeps every $30$ seconds while watch $\text{Y}$ beeps every $32$ seconds. They beeped together at $\text{10 AM}$. The immediate next time that they will beep together is ____ $\text{10.08 AM}$ $\text{10.42 AM}$ $\text{11.00 AM}$ $\text{10.00 PM}$
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A box contains $15$ blue balls and $45$ black balls. If $2$ balls are selected randomly, without replacement, the probability of an outcome in which the first selected is a blue ball and the second selected is a black ball, is _____ $\frac{3}{16}$ $\frac{45}{236}$ $\frac{1}{4}$ $\frac{3}{4}$
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The ratio of the area of the inscribed circle to the area of the circumscribed circle of an equilateral triangle is ___________ $\frac{1}{8}$ $\frac{1}{6}$ $\frac{1}{4}$ $\frac{1}{2}$
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In the above figure, $\textsf{O}$ is the center of the circle and, $\textsf{M}$ and $\textsf{N}$ lie on the circle. The area of the right triangle $\textsf{MON}$ is $50\;\text{cm}^{2}$. What is the area of the circle in $\text{cm}^{2}?$ $2\pi$ $50\pi$ $75\pi$ $100\pi$
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The number of hens, ducks and goats in farm $P$ are $65,91$ and $169,$ respectively. The total number of hens, ducks and goats in a nearby farm $Q$ is $416.$ The ratio of hens : ducks : goats in farm $Q$ is $5:14:13.$ All the hens, ducks and goats are sent from farm $Q$ to farm $P.$ The new ratio of hens : ducks : goats in farm $P$ is ________ $5:7:13$ $5:14:13$ $10:21:26$ $21:10:26$
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$\begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Company} & \textbf{Ratio} \\\hline C1 & 3:2 \\\hline C2 & 1:4 \\\hline C3 & 5:3 \\\hline C4 & 2:3 \\\hline C5 & 9:1 \\\hline C6 & 3:4 \\\hline\end{array}$ The distribution of employees at the rank ... $\textsf{C2}$ and $\textsf{C5}$ together is ________. $225$ $600$ $1900$ $2500$
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Five persons $\text{P, Q, R, S and T}$ are sitting in a row not necessarily in the same order. $Q$ and $R$ are separated by one person, and $S$ should not be seated adjacent to $Q.$ The number of distinct seating arrangements possible is: $4$ $8$ $10$ $16$
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In a company, $35\%$ of the employees drink coffee, $40\%$ of the employees drink tea and $10\%$ of the employees drink both tea and coffee. What $\%$ of employees drink neither tea nor coffee? $15$ $25$ $35$ $40$
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​​​​​​$\bigoplus$ and $\bigodot$ are two operators on numbers $\text{p}$ and $\text{q}$ such that $p \bigoplus q=\dfrac{p^{2}+q^{2}}{pq}$ and $p \bigodot q=\dfrac{p^{2}}{q}$; If $x\bigoplus y=2\bigodot 2$, then $x=$ $\frac{y}{2}$ $y$ $\frac{3y}{2}$ $2y$
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Four persons $\text{P, Q, R}$ and $\text{S}$ are to be seated in a row, all facing the same direction, but not necessarily in the same order. $\text{P}$ and $\text{R}$ cannot sit adjacent to each other. $\text{S}$ should be seated to the right of $\text{Q}$. The number of distinct seating arrangements possible is: $2$ $4$ $6$ $8$
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Five line segments of equal lengths, $\text{PR, PS, QS, QT}$ and $\text{RT}$ are used to form a star as shown in the figure above. The value of $\theta$, in degrees, is _______________ $36$ $45$ $72$ $108$
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A function, $\lambda$, is defined by $\lambda \left ( p,q \right )=\left\{\begin{matrix} \left ( p-q \right )^{2}, & \text{if} \:p\geq q, \\ p+q, &\text{if} \: p< q.\end{matrix}\right.$ The value of the expression $\dfrac{\lambda \left ( -\left (- 3+2 \right ),\left ( -2+3 \right ) \right )}{\left ( -\left ( -2+1 \right ) \right )}$ is: $-1$ $0$ $\frac{16}{3}$ $16$
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Which one of the following numbers is exactly divisible by $\left ( 11^{13} +1\right )$? $11^{26} +1$ $11^{33} +1$ $11^{39} -1$ $11^{52} -1$
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In the figure shown above, each inside square is formed by joining the midpoints of the sides of the next larger square. The area of the smallest square (shaded) as shown, in $\text{cm}^{2}$ is: $12.50$ $6.25$ $3.125$ $1.5625$
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Let $X$ be a continuous random variable denoting the temperature measured. The range of temperature is $[0, 100]$ degree Celsius and let the probability density function of $X$ be $f\left ( x \right )=0.01$ for $0\leq X\leq 100$. The mean of $X$ is __________ $2.5$ $5.0$ $25.0$ $50.0$
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The number of students passing or failing in an exam for a particular subject is presented in the bar chart above. Students who pass the exam cannot appear for the exam again. Students who fail the exam in the first attempt must appear for the exam in the following year. Students always pass ... the year $3$ respectively, are ______________. $65$ and $53$ $60$ and $50$ $55$ and $53$ $55$ and $48$
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The current population of a city is $11,02,500$ . If it has been increasing at the rate of $5\%$ per annum, what was its population $2$ years ago? $9,92,500$ $9,95,006$ $10,00,000$ $12,51,506$
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$p$ and $q$ are positive integers and $\dfrac{p}{q}+\dfrac{q}{p}=3,$ then, $\dfrac{p^{2}}{q^{2}}+\dfrac{q^{2}}{p^{2}}=$ $3$ $7$ $9$ $11$
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Consider a square sheet of side $1$ unit. In the first step, it is cut along the main diagonal to get two triangles. In the next step. one of the cut triangles is revolved about its short edge to form a solid cone. The volume of the resulting cone, in cubic units, is ____________ $\frac{\pi }{3}$ $\frac{2\pi }{3}$ $\frac{3\pi }{2}$ $3\pi$
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The number of minutes spent by two students, $X$ and $Y$, exercising every day in a given week are shown in the bar chart above. The number of days in the given week in which one of the students spent a minimum of $10\%$ more than the other student, on a given day, is $4$ $5$ $6$ $7$
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​​ Corners are cut from an equilateral triangle to produce a regular convex hexagon as shown in the figure above. The ratio of the area of the regular convex hexagon to the area of the original equilateral triangle is $2:3$ $3:4$ $4:5$ $5:6$
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If $\theta$ is the angle, in degrees, between the longest diagonal of the cube and any one of the edges of the cube, then, $\cos \theta =$ $\frac{1}{2} \\$ $\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}} \\$ $\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}} \\$ $\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}$
​​​​​​If $\left( x – \dfrac{1}{2} \right)^2 – \left( x- \dfrac{3}{2} \right) ^2 = x+2$, then the value of $x$ is: $2$ $4$ $6$ $8$
The number of students in three classes is in the ratio $3:13:6$. If $18$ students are added to each class, the ratio changes to $15:35:21$. The total number of students in all the three classes in the beginning was: $22$ $66$ $88$ $110$