**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 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. The diagonal of a square is √2 cm. The diagonal of another square whose area is double that of the first square is 4 double that of the first square is

a. 8 cm

b. 8√2 cm

c. 4√2 cm

d. 16 cm

2. The maximum length of a pencil that can be kept in a rectangular box of dimensions 8 cm x 6 cm x 2 cm, is

a. 2√13 cm

b. 2√14 cm

c. 2√26 cm

d. 10√2 cm

**Directions for questions 3 and 4: Answer the questions based on the information given below**

The Venn diagram given below shows the estimated readership of 3 daily newspapers (X, Y & Z) in a city. The total readership and advertising cost for each of these papers

Newspapers | Readership (lakhs) | Advertising cost (Rs. per sq. cm) |

X | 8.7 | 6000 |

Y | 9.1 | 6500 |

Z | 5.6 | 5000 |

The total population of the city is estimated to be 14 million. The common readership (in lakhs) is indicated in the given Venn diagram

3. The number of people (in lakhs) who read at least one newspaper is

a. 4.7

b. 11.9

c. 17.4

d. 23.4

4. The number of people (in lakhs) who read only one newspaper is

a. 4.7

b. 11.9

c. 17.4

d. 23.4

5. Sonali invests 15% of her monthly salary in insurance policies. She spends 55% of her monthly salary in shopping and on household expenses. She saves the remaining amount of Rs.12,750. What is Sonali’s monthly income?

a. 42,500

b. 38,800

c. 40,000

d. 35,500

6. How many kgs of tea worth Rs. 25 per kg must be blended with 30 kgs of tea worth Rs. 30 per kg so that by selling the blended variety at Rs. 30 per kg there should be a gain of 10%?

a. 36 kgs

b. 40 kgs

c. 32 kgs

d. 42 kgs

7. In an examination, out of 80 students 87.5% of the girls and 75% of the boys passed. How many boys appeared in the examination if total pass percentage was 80%?

a. 47

b. 48

c. 32

d. 36

8. 300 gms of salt solution has 40% salt in it. How much salt should be added to make it 50% in the solution?

a. 40 gms

b. 60 gms

c. 70 gms

d. 80 gms

9. What number should replace the question mark in the image below?

6 | 12 | ? |

48 | 96 | 192 |

a. 18

b. 20

c. 22

d. 24

10. What image from bottom row should replace the question mark?

a. 4

b. 6

c. 1

d. none

**Answer Key** 1. a

2. c

3. c

4. b

5. a

6. a

7. b

8. b

9. d

10. b

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