SCI-Shipping-Corp-India Aptitude-Reasoning Contributed by Aptitude-Reasoning updated on Aug 2019

Shipping Corporation of India SCI Model Aptitude and Reasoning Questions and answers for practice

1    Among P, Q, R, S and T, Q is younger than only S and R and older than T. Who among them is the oldest ?

(A) S

(B) R

(C) P

(D) Data inadequate

(E) None of these

Ans (D)

2    In a class of 50 students M is eighth from top. H is 20th from bottom. How many students are there between M and H ?

(A) 22

(B) 23

(C) 24

(D) Cannot be determined

(E) None of these

Ans (A)

3    . If it is possible to form a number with the first, the fourth and the seventh digits of the number 4671358, which is the perfect square of a two-digit odd number, which of the following will be the digit in the tenth place of that two-digit odd number ? If no such number can be formed, give ‘O’ as the answer and if more than one such number can be made, give ‘X’ as the answer—

(A) 2

(B) 9

(C) 3

(D) O

(E) X

Ans  (A) 1st, 4th and 7th digits of the number 4 6 7 1 3 5 8 and 4, 1 and 8 respectively. The number formed with these digits is 841 which is the perfect square of two digit odd number 29. The digit at 10th place it is 2.

4    In a certain code ‘59346’ is written as ‘\$AD%F’ and ‘8173’ is written as ‘HB#D’. How is ‘9865’ written in that code ?

(A) H A F \$

(B) A F H \$

(C) A D F \$

(D) B H F \$

(E) None of these

Ans (E)

5    If ‘M’ denotes ‘’, ‘K, denotes ‘–’, ‘T’ denotes ‘’ and ‘R’ denotes ‘+’, then—20 K 16 T 8 M 4 R 6 = ?

(A) 18

(B) – 6

(C) – 12

(D) – 18

(E) None of these

Ans (B)

6. Pointing to a boy, Meena said “He is the only grandson of my grandfather”. How is the boy related to Meena ?

(A) Brother

(B) Cousin

(C) Uncle

(D) Data inadequate

(E) None of these

.Ans (A)

7    Following questions are based on the five three digit numbers given below : 528 739 846 492 375

Which of the following represents the sum of the first two digits of the highest number ?

(1)7

(2)10

(3) 12

(4) 13

(5) None of these

Ans(3) Exp Highest num=846Required sum=8+4=12

8     If the positions of the first and the second digits of each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the third digit of the second lowest number ?

(1)   8

(2) 9

(3)6

(4) 2

(5) 5

Ans (2) Exp: 528=258,739=379 846=486,492=942,375=735,

2nd lowest numb=379

9    . If the positions of the first and the third digits of each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the middle digit of the third highest number ?

Ans(3) Exp 528=825,739=937, 846=648,492=294,375=573

3rd highest numb=648

10    If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 2 and the denominator is increased by 1, the fraction becomes 5/8 and if the numerator of the same fraction is increased by 3 and the denominator is increased by 1 the fraction becomes ¾ What is the original fraction?

(A)Data inadequate

(B)2/7

(C)4/7

(D)3/7

Ans (D)Exp Let the original fraction be x/yThen,x+2/y+1=5/8again x+3/y+1=3/4,solving we get x=3and y=7fraction3/7

10    What amount would a man receive on a principal of Rs4,000 after two years on simple interest @ 5 p.c.p.a.

l)Rs4,161

2)Rs5,200

3)Rs4,410

4)Rs4,100

5) None of these

Ans (5) Exp A required amount=40,000(100/100/100)=Rs.4400

11  Four years hence, Shyam's agewas 3/4  times that of Ram. Four years hence, Shyam's age will be 5/6 times that of Ram What is the present age of Shyam?

1) 15 years

2)20 years

3)16 years

4) 24 years

5) 8 years

Ans (3) Exp 3 in the equations X=4=3/4(Y-4)

X+4=5/6=(Y+4),X=Shyams% ,Y= Rams %

12    The average age of a family of five members is 24. If the present age of the youngest member is 8 years, what was the average age of the family at the time of the birth of the youngest member?

1) 20 years

2) 16 years

3)12 years

4) 18 years

5)21 years

Ans (1)Exp l=120-8x5/4=20

13    In every 30 minutes the time of a watch increases by 3 minutes. After setting the correct time at 5 a.m., what time will the watch show after 6 hours?

1) 10:54 a.m. '

2) 11:30 a.m.

3) 11:36a.m.

4) 11:42 a.m.

5) 11:38 p.m.

Ans (3) In one hr it increases by 6 minutes So in six hour it increases by 36 minutes

What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions ? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value).

14. 57% of 394 - 2.5% of 996 = ?

(1) 215

(2) 175

(3) 200

(4) 180

(5) 205

Ans (3)394x57/100-996x2.5/100=400x57/100-1000x25/100=228-25 203,Requid number=200

15. 96.996 x 9.669 + 0.96 = ?

(1) 860

(2) 870

(3) 1020

(4) 940

(5) 1100

Ans (4) 97x10+1,Requid answer940

16 3/5x1125/1228x7=?

(1) 7

(2) 12

(3) 9

(4) 4

(5) 15

Ans(4)3/5x1125/1228x7=4

17    (√339x25/30?

(1) 12

(2) 15

(3) 24

(4) 21

(5) 9

Ans (2) √339x25/30=15

18. (638 + 9709 - 216) ÷26 = ?

(1) 275

(2) 365

(3) 420

(4) 300

(5) 390

Ans(5)638+9709-216/26=390

19    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group ?

(A) Clove

(B) Cinnamon

(C) Pepper

(D) Cardamom

Ans(E) Apricot

20    How many meaningful English words can be made from the letters EOPR, using each letter only once ?

(A) None

(B) One

(C) Two

(D) Three

(E) More than three

Ans©Exp ROPE,PORE