**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. The sum of a number and its reciprocal is thrice the difference of the number and its reciprocal. The number is:

a. ±√2

b. ± 1 / √2

c. ± 1 / √3

d. √3

2. The total number of Natural numbers that lie between 10 and 300 and are divisible by 9 is

a. 32

b. 30

c. 33

d. 34

3. If nCx = 56 and nPx = 336, find n and x.

a. 7, 3

b. 8, 4

c. 8, 3

d. 9, 6

4. One side of an equilateral triangle is 24 cm. The midpoints of its sides are joined to form another triangle whose midpoints are in turn joined to form still another triangle. This process continues indefinitely. Find the sum of the perimeters of all the triangle

a. 144 cm

b. 72 cm

c. 536 cm

d. 676 cm

5. The probability that a leap year selected at random contains either 53 Sundays or 53 Mondays, is:

a. 17/53

b. 1/53

c. 3/7

d. None of these

6. Find the intercepts made by the line 3x + 4y – 12 = 0 on the axes:

a. 2 and 3

b. 4 and 3

c. 3 and 5

d. None of these

7. The average of 4 distinct prime numbers a, b, c, d is 35, where a < b < c < d. a and d are equidistant from 36 and b and c are equidistant from 34 and a, b are equidistant from 30 and c and d are equidistant from 40. The difference between a and d is:

a. 30

b. 14

c. 21

d. Cannot be determined

8. Ramsukh bhai sells rasgulla at Rs. 15 per kg. A rasgulla is made up of flour and sugar in the ratio 5 :3.The ratio of price of sugar and flour is 7:3 (per kg). Thus he earns 66.67% profit. What is the cost price of sugar?

a. Rs. 10/kg

b. Rs. 9/kg

c. Rs. 18/kg

d. Rs. 14/kg

9. A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables a person to purchase 6 kg more for Rs. 240. What is the original price per kg of sugar?

a. Rs. 10/kg

b. Rs. 8/kg

c. Rs. 6/kg

d. Rs. 5/kg

10. A solid sphere is melted and recast into a right circular cone with a base radius equal to the radius of the sphere. What is the ratio of the height and radius of the cone so formed?

a. 4 : 3

b. 2 : 3

c. 3 : 4

d. None of these

11. The speed of scooter, car and train are in the ratio of 1 : 4 : 16. If all of them cover equal distance then the ratio of time taken/velocity for each of the vehicle is:

a. 256 : 16 : 1

b. 1 : 4 : 16

c. 16 : 4 : 1

d. 16 : 1 : 4

12. B is twice efficient as A and A can do a piece of work in 15 days. A started the work and after a few days B joined him. They completed the work in 11 days, from the starting. For how many days did they work together?

a. 1 day

b. 2 days

c. 6 days

d. 5 days

13. A, B, C and D purchased a restaurant for Rs. 56 lakhs. The contribution of B, C and D together is 460% that of A alone. The contribution of A, C and D together is 366.66% that of B’s contribution and the contribution of C is 40% that of A, B and D together. The amount contributed by D is:

a. 10 lakhs

b. 12 lakhs

c. 16 lakhs

d. 18 lakhs

14. The salary of Raju and Ram is 20% and 30% less than the salary of Saroj respectively. By what percent is the salary of Raju more than the salary of Ram?

a. 33.33%

b. 50%

c. 15.18%

d. 14.28%

15. The radius of a wire is decreased to one – third and its volume remains the same. The new length is how many times the original length?

a. 2 times

b. 4 times

c. 5 times

d. 9 times

**Answer Key**

1. a

2. a

3. c

4. a

5. c

6. b

7. b

8. d

9. a

10. d

11. a

12. b

13. d

14. d

15. d

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