# Numerical Aptitude Test Questions and Answers for Competitve Exams

As you know you need to practice answering numerical aptitude test questions in order to the best preparation of the aptitude section in competitive examinations. Numerical aptitude test questions are also asked in exams.

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## Important Numerical Aptitude Test Questions and Answers

**Q.1. If 20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as:**

(A) 4% of a

(B) 6% of a

(C) 8% of a

(D) 10% of a

Ans . A

**Q.2. The value of a machine depreciates at the rate of 10% every year. It was purchased 3 years ago. If its present value is Rs. 8748, its purchase price was:**

(A) 10000

(B) 12000

(C) 14000

(D) 16000

Ans . B

**Q.3.Two goods train each 500 m long, are running in opposite directions on parallel tracks. Their speeds are 45 km/hr and 30 km/hr respectively. Find the time taken by the slower train to pass the driver of the faster one.**

(A) 12 sec

(B) 24 sec

(C) 48 sec

(D) 60 sec

Ans . B

**Q.4. In a flight of 600 km, an aircraft was slowed down due to bad weather. Its average speed for the trip was reduced by 200 km/hr and the time of flight increased by 30 minutes. The duration of the flight is:**

(A) 1 hour

(B) 2 hours

(C) 3 hours

(D) 4 hours

Ans . A

**Q.5. Two ships are sailing in the sea on the two sides of a lighthouse. The angle of elevation of the top of the lighthouse is observed from the ships are 30° and 45° respectively. If the lighthouse is 100 m high, the distance between the two ships is:**

(A) 173 m

(B) 200 m

(C) 273 m

(D) 300 m

Ans . C

**Q.6. A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is:**

(A) Rs. 650

(B) Rs. 690

(C) Rs. 698

(D) Rs. 700

Ans . C

**Q.7. What will be the compound interest on a sum of Rs. 25,000 after 3 years at the rate of 12 p.c.p.a.?**

(A) Rs. 9000.30

(B) Rs. 9720

(C) Rs. 10123.20

(D) Rs. 10483.20

(E) None of these

Ans . C

**Q.8. A, B and C jointly thought of engaging themselves in a business venture. It was agreed that A would invest Rs. 6500 for 6 months, B, Rs. 8400 for 5 months and C, Rs. 10,000 for 3 months. A wants to be the working member for which, he was to receive 5% of the profits. The profit earned was Rs. 7400. Calculate the share of B in the profit.**

(A) Rs. 1900

(B) Rs. 2660

(C) Rs. 2800

(D) Rs. 2840

Ans . B

**Q.9. What was the day of the week on 17th June, 1998?**

(A) Monday

(B) Tuesday

(C) Wednesday

(D) Thursday

Ans . C

**Q.10. Average of five numbers is 20. If each number is multiplied by 2, what will be the new average?**

(A) 30

(B) 40

(C) 50

(D) 60

Ans . B

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