**SNAP 2015 Preparation series. ***It is a known fact that although there is no specific syllabus for aptitude tests, the concepts and in some cases, even the questions get repeated a lot. Also, the previous year papers are a fair indication of what level of difficulty should one expect and so, avoid over-preparing. To make sure that you know exactly what to expect in SNAP 2015, we will be running a series under SNAP 2015 preparation. In this, we will be featuring actual SNAP questions and solutions segregated section wise for your benefit. There will be 400+ actual questions covered in the SNAP 2015 preparation series. You can browse through the posts* here*.*

**Directions for questions 1 to 5: Refer to the following data and answer the questions that follow:**

A numerical machine accepts two values X and Y. Then it updates these values as X = XY and Y = Y + 1 in every step. The machine stops at X > N.

1. For X = 3, Y = 2 and N = 100, how many steps are performed before the machine stops?

a. 2

b. 3

c. 4

d. 5

2. In the above question 1, what is the final value of X?

a. 6

b. 20

c. 72

d. 360

3. In the above question 1, what is the final value of Y?

a. 4

b. 5

c. 6

d. 20

4. If the value of N is changed to 500, what would be the final value of X?

a. 360

b. 500

c. 560

d. 2160

5. If X = 2 and Y = 3, what should be the minimum value of N such that final value of Y is 7?

a. 300

b. 360

c. 720

d. 860

**Directions for questions 6 to 10: Refer to the following statements and answer the questions:**

Seven students Priya, Ankit, Raman, Sunil, Tony, Deepak and Vicky take a series of tests. No two students get similar marks. Vicky always scores more than Priya. Priya always scores more than Ankit. Each time either Raman scores the highest and Tony gets the least, or alternatively Sunil scores the highest and Deepak or Ankit scores the least.

6. If Sunil is ranked sixth and Ankit is ranked fifth, which of the following can be true?

a. Vicky is ranked first or fourth

b. Raman is ranked second or third

c. Tony is ranked fourth or fifth

d. Deepak is ranked third or fourth

7. If Raman gets the highest, Vicky should be ranked not lower than:

a. Second

b. Third

c. Fourth

d. Fifth

8. If Raman is ranked second and Ankit is ranked first, which of the following must be true?

a. Sunil is ranked third

b. Tony is ranked third

c. Priya is ranked sixth

d. None of these

9. If Sunil is ranked second, which of the following can be true?

a. Deepak gets more than Vicky

b. Vicky gets more than Sunil

c. Priya gets more than Raman

d. Priya gets more than Vicky

10. If Vicky is ranked fifth, which of the following must be true?

a. Sunil scores the highest

b. Raman is ranked second

c. Tony is ranked third

d. Ankit is ranked second

**Answer Key** 1. c

2. d

3. c

4. d

5. a

6. d

7. c

8. d

9. a

10. a

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