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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.

1. What is the number that is one half of one quarter of one tenth of 400?

a. 2
b. 5
c. 8
d. 10

2. Consider a square ABCD with midpoints E, F, G and H of sides AB, BC, CD and DA. Let L denote the line passing through F and H.Consider points P and Q on the line L inside the square such that the angles APD and BQC are both equal 120°. What is the ratio ABCQPD to the remaining area of ABCD?

a. 4 + √2/3
b. 2√3 – 1
c. 2 + √3
d. (10 – 3√3)/9

3. The Price of Darjeeling Tea (in rupees per kilogram) is 100 + 0.1n, on the nth day of a non-leap year (n = 1, 2, 3, … 100) and then remains constant. On the other hand the price of Ooty tea (in rupees per kilogram) is 85 + 0.15n, on the nth day (n = 1, 2, … , 365). On which date of that year will the prices of these two varieties of the tea be equal?

a. 27th October
b. 16th June
c. 15th June
d. 28th October

Directions for questions 4 – 8: Each of questions consist of question followed by two statements numbered I and II. Mark

Answer (1) if data in Statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question but the data in Statement II alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
Answer (2) if data in Statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question but the data in Statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
Answer (3) if data in Statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Answer (4) if data in Statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

4. AABC and APQR are congruent

a. Area of AABC and APQR are same
b. AABC and APQR are right angle Triangles

5. Salary of A and B is in ratio 3:4 and expenditure is in ratio 4:5. What is the ratio of their saving?

a. B’s saving is 25% of his salary
b. B’s salary is Rs 2500

6. What is the average height of the class?

a. Average height of the class decreases by 1 cm if we exclude the tallest person of the class whose height is 56 cm
b. Average height of the class increases by 1 cm if we exclude the shortest person of the class whose height is 42 cm

7. Ram is taller than Shyam and Jay is shorter than Vikram. Who is the shortest among them?

a. Ram is the tallest.
b. Shyam is taller than Vikram.

8. In September 2009, the sales of a product were (2/3)rd of that  in July 2009. In November 2009, the sales of the product were higher by 5% as compared to September 2009. How much is the percentage of increase in sales in November 2009 with respect to the base figure in July 2009?

a. + 40%
b. – 20%
c. – 30%
d. + 25%

9. For what range of values of Y, will be the inequality 15x – (2/x) > 1?

a. x > 0.4
b. x < 1/3
c. -1/3 < x < 0.4, x > 15/2
d. None of these

10. How many litres of a 30% alcohol solution should be added to 40 litres of a 60% alcohol solution to prepare a 50% solution?
a. 30
b. 20
c. 24
d. 32

1. b
2. b
3. b
4. d
5. a
6. c
7. b
8. c
9. d
10. b

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