General Ability Test 3

1. Question 1 points
Six books are labelled A, B, C, D, E and F and are placed side by side. Books B, C, E and F have green covers while others have yellow covers. Books A, B and D are new while the rest are old volumes. Books A, B and C are law reports while the rest are medical extracts. Which two books are old medical extracts and have green covers?

B and C
E and F
C and E
C and F

2. Question 1 points
“Price is not the same thing as value. Suppose that on a day the price of everything viz., coal, bread, postage stamps, a day’s labour, the rent of houses, etc. were to double. Prices then would certainly rise, but values of all things except one would not.”

The writer wants to say that if prices of all things were doubled

the values of all things would remain constant.
the values of the things sold would be doubled.
the values of the things bought would be halved.
the value of money only would be halved.

3. Question 1 points
Consider the table given below in which the numbers bear certain relationship among

themselves along the rows :

29 13 18
33 X 19
30 27 3
Which one of the following numbers is the missing number indicated above by X?


4. Question 1 points
Assume that

the hour and minute hands of a clock move without jerking.
the clock shows a time between 8 o’clock and 9 o’clock.
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?


5. Question 1 points
As per agreement with a bank, a businessman had to refund a loan in some equal installments without interest. After paying 18 installments he found that 60 percent of his loan was refunded. How many installments were there in the agreement?


6. Question 1 points
If Sohan, while selling two goats at the same price, makes a profit of 10% on one goat and suffers a loss of 10% on the other
he makes no profit and no loss.
he makes a profit of 1%.
he suffers a loss of 1%.
he suffers a loss of 2%.

7. Question 1 points
A gardener increased the area of his rectangular garden by increasing its length by 40% and decreasing its width by 20%. The area of the new garden

has increased by 20%.
has increased by 12%.
has increased by 8%.
is exactly the same as the old area.

8. Question 1 points
A group of 630 children is seated in rows for a group photo session. Each row contains three less children than the row in front of it. Which one of the following number of rows is not possible?


9. Question 1 points
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

10:10 AM
10:30 AM
11:10 AM
11:20 AM

10. Question 1 points
The difference in the mean aggregate percentage marks of the students is