Comprehension and Problem Solving (IAS Prelims CSAT Paper-II (Aptitude)): Questions 6 - 10 of 12

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Question number: 6

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Brain Teasers » Balance Puzzles

Appeared in Year: 2014

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In a row ‘A’ is in the 11th position from the left and ‘B’ is in the 10th position from the right. If ‘A’ and ‘B’ interchange, then ‘A’ becomes 18th from the left. How many persons are there in the row other than ‘A’ and ‘B’?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

26

b.

25

c.

24

d.

27

Question number: 7

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Problems on Trains

Appeared in Year: 2017

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A freight train left Delhi for Mumbai at an average speed of 40 km/hr. Two hours later, an express train left Delhi for Mumbai, following the freight train on a parallel track at an average speed of 60 km/hr. How far from Delhi would the express train meet the freight train?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

480 km

b.

120 km

c.

240 km

d.

260 km

Question number: 8

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Time, Distance and Speed

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Two walls and a ceiling of a room meet at right angles at a point P. A fly is in the air 1 m from one wall, 8 m from the other wall and 9 m from the point P. How many meters is the fly from the ceiling?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

15

b.

6

c.

4

d.

12

Question number: 9

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Calendar and Clocks

Appeared in Year: 2017

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If second and fourth Saturdays and all the Sundays are taken as only holidays for an office, what would be the minimum number of possible working days of any month of any year?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

21

b.

22

c.

23

d.

20

Question number: 10

» Comprehension and Problem Solving » Calendar and Clocks

Appeared in Year: 2017

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A watch loses 2 minutes in every 24 hours while another watch gains 2 minutes in every 24 hours. At a particular instant, the two watches showed an identical time. Which of the following statements is correct if 24-hour clock is followed?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The two watches show the identical time again on completion of 120 days.

b.

The two watches show the identical time again on completion of 90 days.

c.

The two watches show the identical time again on completion of 30 days.

d.

None of the above

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