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UPSC IAS Prelims Topicwise Questions : Aptitude


11. 
Aptitude
CSP 2010

Examine the following statements:
1. All colours are pleasant.
2. Some colours are pleasant.
3. No colour is pleasant.
4. Some colours are not pleasant.
Given that the statement 4 is true, what can be definitely concluded?

A. 1 and 2 are true
B. 1 is false
C. 2 is false
D. 3 is true

Answer: Option B


41. 
Aptitude
CSP 2010

Three men start together to travel the same way around a circular track of 11 km. Their speeds are 4, 5.5 and 8 kmph respectively. When will they meet at the starting point for the first time?

A. After 11 hours
B. After 21 hours
C. After 22 hours
D. After 33 hours

Answer: Option C


46. 
Aptitude
CSP 2010

P, Q, R and S are four men. P is the oldest but not the poorest. R is the richest but not the oldest. Q is older than S but not than P or R. P is richer than Q but not than S. The four men can be ordered (descending) in respect of age and richness, respectively, as:

A. PQRS, RPSQ
B. PRQS, RSPQ
C. PRQS, RSQP
D. PRSQ, RSPQ

Answer: Option B


52. 
Aptitude
CSP 2010

A man fills a basket with eggs in such a way that the number of eggs added on each successive day is the same as the number already present in the basket. This way the basket gets completely filled in 24 days. After how many days the basket was 1 / 4 full?

A. 6
B. 12
C. 17
D. 22

Answer: Option D


53. 
Aptitude
CSP 2010

The diameters of two circular coins are in the ratio of 1 : 3. The smaller coin is made to roll around the bigger coin till it returns to the position from where the process of rolling started. How many times the smaller coin rolled around the bigger coin?

A. 9
B. 6
C. 3
D. 1.5

Answer: Option C