# Comprehension and Problem Solving (IAS Prelims CSAT Paper-II (Aptitude)): Questions 1 - 5 of 6

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## Question number: 1

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Calendar and Clocks

Appeared in Year: 2014

### Question

Assume that

1. the hour and minute hands of a clock move without jerking.

2. the clock shows a time between 8 o’clock and 9 o’clock.

3. the two hands of the clock are one above the other.

After how many minutes (nearest integer) will the two hands be again lying one above the other?

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | 65 | |

b. | 67 | |

c. | 62 | |

d. | 60 |

## Question number: 2

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Calendar and Clocks

Appeared in Year: 2014

### Question

If the 3^{rd} day of a month is Monday, which one of the following will be the fifth day from 21^{st} of this month?

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
---|---|---|

a. | Friday | |

b. | Wednesday | |

c. | Monday | |

d. | Tuesday |

## Question number: 3

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Time, Distance and Speed

Appeared in Year: 2014

### Question

A worker reaches his factory 3 minutes late if his speed from his house to the factory is 5 km/hr. If he walks at a speed of 6 km/hr, then he reaches the factory 7 minutes early. The distance of the factory from his house is

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | 4 km | |

b. | 3 km | |

c. | 6 km | |

d. | 5 km |

## Question number: 4

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Time, Distance and Speed

Appeared in Year: 2014

### Question

Two cars start towards each other, from two places A and B which are at a distance of 160 km. They start at the same time 08: 10 AM. If the speeds of the cars are 50 km and 30 km per hour respectively, they will meet each other at

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | 10: 30 AM | |

b. | 11: 20 AM | |

c. | 11: 10 AM | |

d. | 10: 10 AM |

## Question number: 5

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Brain Teasers » Balance Puzzles

Appeared in Year: 2014

### Question

Five persons fire bullets at a target at an interval of 6, 7, 8, 9 and 12 seconds respectively. The number of times they would fire the bullets together at the target in an hour is

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | 8 | |

b. | 7 | |

c. | 6 | |

d. | 9 |