BIS Aptitude and analytical solved question papers 1. A square garden has fourteen posts along each side at equal interval. Find how many posts are there in all four sides: (a) 56 (b) 52 (c) 44 (d) 60 Exp 1. (b) Reqd no. of posts = 4 (at the corners) + 4 × 12 (in between on the sides)= 4 + 48 = 52 2. Average age of students of an adult school is 40 years.120 new students whose average age is 32 years joined the school. As a result the average age is decreased by 4 years. Find the number of students of the school after joining of the new students: (a) 1200 (b) 120 (c) 360 (d) 240 Exp 2. (d) Let the original no. of students be x A.T.S. 40x + 120 × 32 = (x + 120)36 ⇒ x = 120 ∴ Reqd no. of students after joining the new students = x + 120 = 240 3. When Rs 250 added to 1/4th of a given amount of money makes it smaller than 1/3rd of the given amount of money by Rs 100. What is the given amount of money? (a) Rs 350 (b) Rs 600 (c) Rs 4200 (d) Rs 3600 Exp 3. (c) Let the given amount be Rs x A.T.S-x - (x/4-250)=100=x=Rs.4200 3 4. Find the least number of candidates in an examination so that the percentage of successful candidates should be 76.8%: (a) 500 (b) 250 (c) 125 (d) 1000 Exp (c) No. of successful candidates = 76.8% of x x = total students=(768/10x100 x X)=96/125x Which must be a whole no. ∴ The reqd least no. = 125 5. The number of times a bucket of capacity 4 litres to be used to fill up a tank is less than the number of times another bucket of capacity 3 litres used for the same purpose by 4. What is the capacity of the tank? (a) 360 litres (b) 256 litres (c) 48 litres (d) 525 litres Exp X/4 - X/3= 4=X= 48 l 6. A certain quantity of rice is spent daily for 30 studentsin a hostel. One day some students were absent as a result, the quantity of rice has been spent in the ratio of 6 : 5. How manystudents were present on that day? (a) 24 (b) 20 (c) 15 (d) 25 Exp (d) Reqd no. of students = 30 x 5/6 (30/x=6/5) 7. The ratio of daily wages of two workers is 4 : 3 and one gets daily Rs 9 more than the other, what are their daily wages? (a) Rs 32 and Rs 24 (b) Rs 60 and Rs 45(c) Rs 80 and Rs 60 (d) Rs 36 and Rs 27 Exp X+9/X=4/3=X=27 Their daily wages are Rs 27 + 9, Rs 27 i.e. Rs 36, Rs 27 8. Find the ratio of purchase price and sell price if there is loss of 12&1/2%= (a) 7 : 8 (b) 8 : 7 (c) 2 : 25 (d) 25 : 2 Exp Reqd ratio C.P/S.P100/100-25/2=8/7 S.P-C.P-Loss 8:7 9. The simplified value of 1.2 + (1.2)2 + (1.2)3 is: (a) 4.248 (b) 4.368 (c) 3.248 (d) 3.368 Exp 1.2 + 1.44 + 1.728 = 4.368 10.The value of 3.3% of Rs 300 is: Exp3.3=3+3/9=10/3,3.3%ofRs.300=10/3x100x300=Rs.10 Directions—(Q. 11 to 15) What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions ? 11. 73% of 8523 + 32% of 6245 = ? (A) 8042·21 (B) 8136·28(C) 8625·35 (D) 8220·19 (E) None of these 12. 8226 ÷ 15 ÷ 5 = ? (A) 2156 (B) 109·68(C) 185·56 (D) 2742(E) None of these 13. 1 9 48 260 1590 ? (A) 11130 (B) 11172(C) 11135 (D) 11137(E) None of these 14. 4 10 33 136 685 ? (A) 3430 (B) 4110(C) 4116 (D) 3435(E) None of these 15. 25 27 30 34 39 ? (A) 45 (B) 44(C) 47 (D) 43 (E) None of these Directions—(Q. 16 to 20) What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions ? 16. 182·225 ´ 21·652 ´ 33·584 = ? (A) 132507 (B) 149428(C) 120426 (D) 106438(E) 112642 17. 63·5% of 8924·2 + ?% of 5324·4 = 6827·5862 (A) 36 (B) 22(C) 17 (D) 31(E) 9 18. 11/7 + 22/3 + 18/5 = ? (A) 21 (B) 8(C) 25 (D) 13(E) 30 19. (9%of86)X(6.5%of144)= A) 340.1664 B) .325.1664C) 3.333.3333D) 4.328.0065 E).None of these 20. 9546324 ÷ 4584 = ? (A) 2149 (B) 1986(C) 2083 (D) 2247(E) 1805

Date: May 10, 2013 BIS Aptitude, Reasoning and General awareness solved questions 1. Find the no. nearest to 99547 and exactly divisible by 687: a. 98928 b. 99479 c. 99615 d. 100166 e. None of these Ans:- C 2. The least no. by which 72 must be multiplied in order to produce a multiple of 112 is a. 6 b. 12 c. 14 d. 18 e. None of these Ans:- C 3. Which largest no. of 5 digits is divisible by 99: a. 99909 b. 99981 c. 99990 d. 99999 e. None of these Ans:- C 4. 12. The sum of first 45 natural no is : a. 1035 b. 1280 c. 2070 d. 2140 e. None of these Ans:- A 5. The units digit in the product of 771 * 659 * 3 65 is : a. 1 b. 2 c. 4 d. 6 e. None of these Ans:- C 6. India has different categories of commercial banks.Which of the following is NOT one such categories ? (A) Private Banks (B) Commodities Banks (C) Nationalized Banks (D) Cooperative Banks (E) Foreign Banks Ans (B) 7.Which of the following types of Banks are allowed to operate foreign currency accounts ? (1) Foreign Banks (2) Regional Rural Banks (3) Nationalized Banks (A) Only i (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) All 1,2and 3 (E) None of these Ans (C) 8. Which of the following countries does not play International Cricket ? (A) Russia (B) England (C) South Africa (D) Pakistan (E) India Ans (A) 9. The money which Govt. of India spends on the development of infrastructure in country comes from the which of the following sources ? [Pick up the correct Statement(s)] (1) Loan from World Bank/ADB etc (2) Taxws collected from the people (3) Loan from the RBI (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 1 and 2 (E) All 1,2 and 3 Ans (E) 10. In order to email a Word document from within Word: Ans:- Go to File/Send To/Mail Recipient Save the file as an email attachment Start Outlook and attach the file while open in Word. This is an impossible operation 11. Which keystroke will take you at the beginning or the end of a long document? Ans:- Ctrl+PageUp and Ctrl+PageDown Shift+Home and Shift+End Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End The only way is by using the right scroll bar 12. How many margins are on a page? Ans:- Two (header and footer) Four (top, bottom, right, left) Two (landscape and Portrait) Two (top and bottom) 13.In order to save a Word document as a web page you need to: Ans:- Put the appropriate graphics and links on the document Save the document in simple text format Use your web browser as an editor and save as URL Save as HTML 14. A document in portrait prints: Ans:- The same characters per line with the same document in landscape More characters per line than the same document in landscape Less characters per line than the same document in landscape Smaller fonts in order to fit the same amount of characters per line with landscape

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. A group of seven friends, A, B, C, D, E, F and G work as Economist, Agriculture Officer, IT Officer, Terminal Operator, Clerk, Forex Officer and Research Analyst, for Banks L, M, N, P, Q, R and S but not necessarily in the same order. C works for Bank N and is neither a Research Analyst nor a Clerk. E is an IT Officer and Works for Bank R. A works as Forex officer and does not work for Bank L or Q. The one who is an Agriculture Officer works for Bank M. The one who works for Bank L. works as a Terminal Operator. F works for Bank Q. G works for Bank P as a Research Analyst. D is not an Agriculture Officer. Friends Banks Working area A B C D E F G S M N L R Q P Forest officer Agriculture officer Economist Terminal operator IT officer Clerk Research analyst 1. Who amongst the following works as an Agriculture Officer ? (1) C (2) B (3) F (4) D (5) None of these Ans : (2) 2. What is the profession of C ? (1) Terminal operator (2) Agriculture Officer (3) Economist (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of the above Ans : (3) 3. For which bank does B work ? (1) M (2) S (3) L (4) Either M or S (5) None of these Ans : (1) 4. What is the profession of the person who works for Bank S ? (1) Clerk (2) Agriculture Officer (3) Terminal Operator (4) Forex Officer (5) None of these Ans : (4) 5. For which bank does D work ? (1) Q (2) L (3) N (4) S (5) None of these Ans : (2) 6. Who amongst the following works as a Clerk ? (1) C (2) B (3) F (4) D (5) None of these Ans : (3) 7. Which of the following combinations of person, profession and bank is correct ? (1) A-Forex Officer-M (2) D-Clerk-L (3) F-Agriculture Officer-Q (4) B-Agriculture Officer-S (5) None of the above Ans : (5) Directions (Q. 8-10) In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark (5) ie. None of the these as you answer. Letter T A G R S D N E V U X P Digit/Symbol Code @ 4 9 # % 3 © 5 1 β 7 6 Conditions (i) if the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel only the first letter may be coded and no code may be given to the last letter. (ii) if both the first and last letter are vowels then both are to be coded as $ (iii) if the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant then the codes are to be interchanged. 8. DESGRT (1) 35%9# (2) 35%9#@ (3) @5%9#3 (4) 359%#@ (5) None of these Ans : (2) Solutions : D E S G R T ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ 3 5 % 9 # @ 9. NERSPU (1) @5#%6@ (2) @5#56© (3) ©5#%6 (4) ©5#%6β (5) None of these Ans : (4) Solutions : N E R S P U ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ © 5 # % 6 β So, condition (i) follows. 10. XNTPGA (1) 7©@694 (2) 7©@964 (3) 4©@69 (4) 7©@69 (5) None of these Ans : (1) Solutions : X N T P G A ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ 7 © @ 6 9 4 So, condition (i) follows.