# (Paper) MASTEK PLACEMENT PAPER (APTITUDE)

**PAPER: MASTEK
PLACEMENT PAPER (APTITUDE)**

**1.) **Which of the
following comes first when written in the chronological order?

(a) 100 A.D. (b) 50 B.C. (c) 500 B.C. (d)
10 A.D.

**Ans: C**

**2.)** 0.12 x 12 x 0.012 = ?

(a) 0.01728 (b) 0.1728 (c) …. (d)….

**3.)** Mr. X deposits Rs. 2000 in a
bank at 5% interest rate. Then in how many yrs. He will get Rs. 3000.

(a) 10 yrs. (b) 12 yrs. (c) … (d) ….

**Ans:A**

**4.)** A’s Capital is what if A is
having 2/3rd income of B and B is having 1/4th C, also total income of A,B and C
together is 510.

(a) 60 (b) .. (c) 70 (d) …

**Ans: A**

**5.**) 6.25% of x = 100. What is x?

(a) 1600 (b) 1800 (c) … (d) …

**Ans: A**

**6.) **A man has to cover a distance
of 45 Km. He can run at 15kmph and can walk at 5kmph. If he covers half the
distance by running and half by walking then find the time taken to cover the
distance.

(a) 6 hrs (b) 7hrs (c) 8hrs (d)…

**Ans: A**

**7.)** Mr. X (father) is twice his
daughter’s age. How many yrs. Ago was he three times his daughter’s age, if
his daughter’s present age is 20?

(a) 8 (b)10 (c) 12 (d) 15

**Ans: B**

**8.) **A, B, C, D and E are wearing
different colored shirts i.e. Orange, Yellow, Green, Red, Blue resp. They are
coming down a ladder. Their position on the ladder are explained below:

(i) Yellow is not at the tail end, but is
between those in Green & Red.

(ii) The boy in green is between those in
yellow & orange who is behind the boy in blue. What colour shirt is the last
boy wearing?

(a) Red (b) Green (c) Blue (d) Orange (e)
Yellow

**9.)** Two poles X and Y, each 16 cm
high, are planted parallel to each other on a level ice of ground. Spider A is
positioned on top of pole X, whereas spider B is at ground level near pole Y.
Spider A comes 2cm down during day time and goes 1cm up during night, spider B
goes 2cm up during day and slips down 1cm in night time. After how much time
will the two spiders will be at the same height from the ground level?

(a) 7 days (b) 7 and ½ days (c) 6 and ½
days (d) 8 days

**10.)** A man goes 5kms east, turns
right & walks 4kms, turns left and moves 5 km. In which direction is he from
the starting position?

(a) North-west (b) West (c) South-east (d)
south-west

**11.)** Out of five friends A is
shorter than B but taller than E. C is the tallest and D is little shorter than
A. Which one is the shortest?

(a) A (b) E (c) C (d) D

**Ans: B**

**12.) **A, B, C, D are standing at the
corners of the square field and they walk along the sides of the square in the
anticlockwise direction 2 and ½ sides. Which of the following is true (if
initially C is north to A – not sure) ?

(a) C is west of B (b) D is west of B (c)
A is north of C (d) C is south of D

**Ans: C**

**13.) **30 15 15 30
15 25 10 40 ?

(a) 20 (b) 30 (c) 40 ( d) 50

**Ans: B
**

**14.)**20 25 30 15 X 35 10 5 ?

(a) 40 (b) 45 (c) 50 (d) 55

**Ans: A**

because 5 is added in clockwise direction.

**15.)**27, 64, ?, 216, 343

(a) 125 (b) … (c) .. (d) …

**16.)**1, 27, 125, ?, 729, 1331

(a) 241 (b) 343 (c) 289 (d) 641

**17.)**9, 25, 49, 81, 121, ?

(a) 141 (b) 169 (c) 154 (d) 168

**18.)**3, 9, 27, ? , 243, 729, 2187

(a) 91 (b) 81 (c) 60 (d) 68

**19.)**one more ques. On series like above one with …, …, …, … , ? , ? i.e. two ques. Mark?

**20.)**Write the following ration in ascending order.

(a) 5/16 , 7/18, 6/17 (b) 6/17, 5/16, 7/18 (c)… (d)…

**21.)**Two trains leave for Poona from Bombay at 8:30 A.M and 9:00 A.M. and travel at 60kmph and 70 kmph respectively. How many km from Bombay will two trains be together?

(a) 32.22 (b) 210 (c) 150 (d) 60

**Ans: C**

**22.)**A trader sells 100 kgs of sugar partly at 10 % profit and partly at 20% profit, gaining 12 % on the whole. How much did he sell at 20% profit?

(a) 80 kg (b) 20 kg (c) 12 kg (d) 10 kg

**Ans:**20 kg I think…

**23.)**A can do a piece of work in 10 days, B in 30 days and C in 60 days. If A is associated by B & C on alternate days then in how many days is the work finished?

(a) 4 (b) 5 (c) 8 (d) 12

**Ans:**C

**24.)**Male & Female total population in a town is 24,000. If ….. (this statement is of no use directly see the options as it contains only one option which adds up to 24,000)…….. Then total how many males and females are there in a population?

(a) 3000, 9000 (b) 4000, 6000 (c) 2000, 8000 (d) 6000, 18000

**Ans: D**

**25.)**15 men can do a job in 16 days, 12men will do the same in how many days?

(a) 20 (b) 25 (c) 30 (d) 35

**Ans: A**

**26 .)**A student scores 74, 78, 64, 80 in 4 subjects. He scores 75 marks as an average in 5 subjects then what is his score in the fifth subject ? ( this ques came twice)

(a) 79 (b) 63 (c) … (d) …

**Ans: A**

**27.)**3/10 th of a sum of money is equal to 15p then what is the amount of money?

(a) 50p (b) … (c) … (d) …

**Ans: A**

**28.)**Population increases 5% annually. Its present population is ____ (forgot) then what it was 3 yrs. Ago ?

(a) 7050 (b) 8000 (c) 8050 (d) 9000

**Ans: A**

**29.)**A two digit no. whose digits adds up to 9, when added to 27 the digits gets interchanged. What is the no.?

(a) 36 (b) 64 (c) … (d) ….

**Ans: A**

**30.)**1440 is the total income of A, B, C together. A, B& C spends 80 85 and 70 % resp. Their savings are in a ration 8:9. Then what is their income?