# General Aptitude – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Answers

**13-The roots of the equation x ^{3 }+ x^{2 }– 2x = 0 are**

(A) 0,1,2

(B) 0,1,-2

(C) 0,0,-2

(D) 0,0,2

**14-Let a, b, c represents the half the sum of all the angles of a rectangle, a triangle and a square respectively. Then**

(A) a = b = c

(B) a = b = 2c

(C) a = 2b = c

(D) 2a = b = c

**15-log 4 + log 16 – log 64 =**

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) –log 44

(D) log 84

**16-If a water tap A fills a tank in 3 hours and another water tap B fills the same tank in 5 hours, then the time required to fill the tank when both A and B are used, is**

(A) 23/8 hours

(B) 2 hours

(C) 15/8 hours

(D) 4 hours

**17-What is the angle between the minute hand and hour hand of a clock when the time is 3:15 PM?**

(A) 0°

(B) 7.5°

(C) 10°

(D) 90°

**18-If a circular ring of radius 5 cm is cut and reshaped in to an arc of a circle of radius 10 cm, the length of the arc is**

(A) 5π cm

(B) 10π cm

(C) 20π cm

(D) π cm

**19-If the length of the chord of a circle of radius 10 cm is 16cm, then the length of the perpendicular from the centre of the circle to the chord is**

(A) 8 cm

(B) 7 cm

(C) 6 cm

(D) 5 cm

**20-Two numbers are in the ratio 1:2. If 15 is added to both the numbers, their ratio changes to 4:5. The smaller of the two numbers is**

(A) 2

(B) 5

(C) 10

(D) 15

**21-How many pairs of parallel lines can be drawn through 2 points A and B?**

(A) only one

(B) two

(C) 0

(D) infinitely many

**22-Find the missing term as shown by (?) in the following letter series**

ABZY |
CDXW |
EFVU |
? |
IJRO |

(A) GHST

(B) GHSR

(C) GHTS

(D) HGST

**23-Given a number sequence 6, 21, 41, 66, 91, 131 one term of this is wrong. The correct term required is**

(A) 7

(B) 26

(C) 96

(D) 121

**24-In a certain code ‘HOUSE’ is coded as ’16, 30, 42, 38, 10’ and ‘ACTOR’ is coded as ‘2, 6, 40, 30, 36’. Then the code for ‘BEAUTY’ is**

(A) 2, 5, 1, 21, 20, 25

(B) 4, 10, 2, 42, 40, 50

(C) 3, 9, 2, 40, 42, 49

(D) 3, 9, 2, 40, 42, 50

**25-The numbers in the following squares have been filled according to some rule**

18 |
26 |
25 |

22 |
6 |
16 |

19 |
? |
12 |

**The number which fits into the square with question mark (?) is**

(A) 20

(B) 10

(C) 18

(D) 8

**ANSWERS:**

13-(B), 14-(C), 15-(A), 16-(C), 17-(B), 18-(B), 19-(C), 20-(B), 21-(D), 22-(C), 23-(C), 24-(B), 25-(A)