# (Paper) Paragon Placement Question Papers Aptitude Numerical

**Paper:
Paragon Placement Question Papers
** **Aptitude Numerical**

**1.Judy is now twice as old as Adam,but 6 years ago, she was 5 times as old as
he was . How old is judy now?**
A) 10 B) 16 C) 20 D) 24 E) 32

**2. if 3x=2(5-2x), then x = ?**
A) 10/7 B) 0 C) 3/7 D) 1 E) 10/7

**3. If a is equal to the sum of b and c, which of the following is equal to
the difference of b and c**
A) a-b-c B) a-b+c C) a-c D) a-2c E) a-b-2c

**4.if the sum of five consecutive even integers is t, then, in terms of t,
what is the greatest of these integers?**
A) (t-20)/5 B) (t-10)/5 C) t/5 D) (t+10)/5 E) (t+20)/5

**5. If a school cafeteria needs c cans of soup each week for each student, and
if there are s students in the school, for how many weeks will x** ** cans of soup
last?**

A) csx B) xs/c C) s/cx D) x/cs E) cx/s

**6. A vendor sell h hot dogs and s sodas. If a hot dog costs twice as much as
a soda, and if the vendor takes in a total of d dollars , how many cents does a
soda cost?**

A)100d/(s+2h) B) (s+2h)/100d C)d(s+2h)/100 D) 100d(s+2h) E) d/100(s+2h)

**7.Yann will be x year old y years from now . How old was he z years ago?**
A)x+y+z B) x+y-z C)x-y-z D)y-x-z E)z-y-x

**8.At Medison High school each student studies exactly one foreign language.
Three-fifth of the students take Spanish,and one-fourth of the** ** remaining
students take German. If all of the others take French, what percent of the
students take French?**

A)10 B)15 C) 20 D) 25 E) 30

**9.From 1994 to 1995 the sales of a book decreased by 80%. If the sales in
1996 were the same as in 1994, by what percent did they increase from 1995 to
1996?**

A)80% B)100% C) 120% D) 400% E) 500%

**10. if 25% of 260 equals 6.5% of a, what is a?**
A) 10 B) 65 C) 100 D) 130 E) 1000

**11. in a certain club , the ratio of the number of boys to girls is 5:3. what
percent of the members of club are girls?**
A) 37.5% B) 50% C) 60% D) 62.5% E) 80%

**12. From 1980 to 1990 , Liors weight increased by 25% . if his weight was k
kilograms in 1990, what was it in 1980?**
A)1.75k B) 1.25k C) 1.20k D) 0.80k E) 0.75k

**13. Evan has 4 times as many books as David and 5 times as many as Jason .If
Jason has more than 40 books , what is the least number of books that Evan could
have ?**
A)200 B)205 C) 210 D) 220 E) 240

**14. Alison is now three times as old as Jermy, but 5 years ago , she was 5
times as old as he was . How old is Alison now?**
A) 10 B) 12 C) 24 D) 30 E) 36

**15. What is the largest prime factor of 255?**
A) 5 B) 15 C) 17 D) 51 E) 255

**16. if w widgets cost c cents , how many widgets can you get for d dollars?**
A) 100dw/c B) dw/100c C) 100cdw D) dw/c E) cdw

**17. if 120% of a is equal to 80% of b, which of the following is equal to
a+b?**
A) 1.5a B) 2a C) 2.5a D) 3a E) 5a

**18. if x and y are integers such that x3=y2 , which couldnot be the value of
y?**
A) -1 B) 1 C) 8 D) 16 E) 27

**19. what is a devided by a% of a ?**
A) a/100 B) 100/a C) a2 /100 D) 100/a2 E) 100a

**20. If an object is moving at a speed of 36 kilometers per hour , how many
meters does it travel in one second ?**
A) 10 B) 36 C) 100 D) 360 E) 1000

__Quantitative__

**21. jen , ken and len devided a cash prize. Jen took 50% of the money and
spent 3/5 of what she took. Ken took 40% of the money and spent of** ** what he took
Column A Column B
The amount that Jen
The amount that Ken spent
spent**

A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**22. Elian types twice as fast as Delphin . Delphin charges 50% more per page
than Eliane.Column A Column B
Amount Eliane earns
Amount Delphine in 9 hours
earns in 12 hours**A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**23. Column A Column B
1/3 + + 1/9 1/9 + 1/3 + 1/5**A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**24. . Column A Column B
(43+59)(17-6) (43+59)(17+6)**A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**25. Column A Column B
(43-59)(43-49) (43-59)(43+49)**A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**26. a is a negative number. Column A Column B
a2
-a2**A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**27. . Column A Column B
v20 /2
5/v5 **A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**28. The sides of a triangle are 3,4,and x. Column A Column Bx5**A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**29. 56<5c<64Column A Column B12c**A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**30 . School A has 100 teachers and school B has 200 teachers.Each school has more female teachers than male teachers.. Column A Column BThe
number of female The number of female teachers at School A
teachers at School B **A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

**
31. (m+1)(m+2)(m+3)=270. Column A Column B m+2
10**
A) Column A is greater

B) Column B is greater

C) Both are equal

D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given