# ASPIRE Aptitude Questions

1. A cricketer played 80 innings and scored an average of 99 runs. His score in the last inning was zero run. To have an average of 100 at the end, his score in the last innings should have been
• 60 runs
• 80 runs
• 10 runs
• 1 run
2. A man spends an average of Rs. 1,694.70 per month for the first 7 months and Rs.1,810.50 per month for the next 5 months. His monthly salary if he saves Rs. 3,084.60 during the whole year is
• Rs. 1,000
• Rs. 2,000
• Rs. 2,400
• Rs. 3,000
3. A and B undertake to do a piece of work for Rs. 2,200. A alone can do it in 8 days, while B can do it in 6 days. With the help of C, they complete it in 3 days. Find C’s share.<
• Rs. 150
• Rs. 275
• Rs. 245
• Rs. 175
4. By selling an article at 80% of its marked price, a trader makes a loss of 10%. What will be the profit percentage if he sells it at 95% of its marked price?
• 5.9
• 12.5
• 6.9
• 4.5
5. By selling an umbrella for Rs. 30, a shopkeeper gains 20%. During a clearance sale, the shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% of the marked price. His gain during the sale season is
• 8
• 9
• 7
• 7.5
6. From a vessel containing 100 ltr. of wine, 10 ltr. are drawn out and an equal amount of water is added. From the mixture, 10 ltr. is again drawn out and same quantity of water is added. What is the final ratio of wine and water?
• 91 : 9
• 81 : 19
• 80 : 20
• 90 : 10
7. From each of two given numbers, half the smaller number is subtracted. After such subtraction, the larger number is 4 times as large as the smaller number. What is the ratio of the numbers?
• 4 : 1
• 4 : 5
• 5 : 2
• 1 : 4
8. Men, women and children are employed to do a work in the proportion of 3 : 2 : 1 and their wages per person are in the proportion of 5 : 3 : 2. When 90 men are employed, total daily wages of all amounts to Rs. 10,350. Find the daily wage of a man.
• Rs. 115
• Rs. 75
• Rs. 45
• Rs. 57.50
9. The population of a town is 3,11,250. The ratio between women and men is 43 : 40. If there are 24% literate among men and 8% literate among women, the total number of literate persons in the town is
• 56,800
• 99,600
• 41,800
• 48,900
10. In an examination, 52% of the candidates failed in English and 43% failed in Mathematics. If 17% failed in both the subjects, then the percentage of candidates, who passed in both the subjects, was
• 15
• 22
• 23
• 21