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AMCAT Question Papers with Answers

1. If 892.7 - 573.07 - 95.007 = “A”. What is the value of A ?

A. 414.637

B. 224.777

C. 233.523

D. 224.623

Answer : D. 224.623

2. Which of the following numbers is not divisible by 14 ?

A. 3542

B. 2086

C. 1998

D. 2996

Answer : C. 1998

3. A customer paid you \$600 for construction work, out of which, 3/5 of the total amount was spent on the purchase of materials and 1/5 of the remaining was spent on travelling. How much is left after all the deductions?

A. \$120

B. \$190

C. \$192

D. \$240

Answer : C. \$192

4. A man rows a boat at a speed of 15 mph in still water. Find the speed of the river if it takes her 4 hours 30 minutes to row a boat to a place 30 miles away and return.

A. 5 mph

B. 10 mph

C. 12 mph

D. 20 mph

Answer : A. 5 mph

5. The pulse rate of a person is 15 beats in 10 seconds. At this rate, what will be pulse rate of the person per minute?

A. Data insufficient

B. 100 beats per minute

C. 90 beats per minute

D. 150 beats per minute

Answer : C. 90 beats per minute

6. A Storekeeper sold a wrist watch for \$660, including a sales tax of 10%. If the cost price of the watch is \$500, What is the percentage profit for shopkeeper ?

A. 25%

B. 15%

C. 10%

D. 20%

Answer : D. 20%

7. The average of 7 numbers is 60. The average of the first three numbers is 50, while the average of the last three is 70. What must be the remaining number ?

A. 75

B. 60

C. 65

D. 55

Answer : B. 60

8. The simple interest earned on a certain amount is double the amount when invested for 10 years. What is the interest rate being offered ?

A. 40%

B. 20%

C. 15%

D. 12%

Answer : B. 20%

9. How many factors does the number 2,876 have ?

A. 8

B. 7

C. 6

D. 5

Answer : C. 6

10. What is the LCM of 147/64 and 30/44 ?

A. 735/704

B. 3/704

C. 735/2

D. 3/735

Answer : C. 735/2

11. Select the option that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the given word ? Vanity

A. Pride

B. Humility

C. Conceit

D. Indifference

Answer : B. Humility

12. Select the option that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the given word ? Economical

A. Frugal

B. Wasteful

C. Efficient

D. Plain

Answer : B. Wasteful

13. Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
She ____ most of her time to music.

A. spent

B. lent

C. devoted

Answer : C. devoted

14. Select the correct alternative that is similar in meaning to the word in italics. Surprisingly, Alaska received scanty rainfall this year ?

A. Rare

B. Heavy

C. Little

D. Scattered

Answer : C. Little

15. Read the sentence to determine if there is any grammatical error in it. Choose the letter corresponding to the part that contains the error. Ignore errors of punctuation, if any ?

A. The meeting adjourned abruptly

B. by the CEO after

C. about three hours of deliberation

D. No error

Answer : A. The meeting adjourned abruptly

16. In the question, a part of the sentence is italicized. Select the correct alternative to the italicized part that may improve the sentence construction.
Please remind me of posting these letters to my relatives

A. by posting

B. to post

C. for posting

D. no improvement

Answer : B. to post

17. Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence grammatically correct.
The success that he has gained, though striking enough, does not, however, commensurate ______ the efforts made by him ?

B. From

C. With

D. Beside

Answer : C. With

18. How to Solve Reading Comprehension ?

19. If FEATURES is written as GCDPZLLK in a code, what will be the fourth letter from the left, if ADVANTAGE is written in that code ?

A. E

B. F

C. W

D. X

Answer : C. W

20. Refer to the terms given below. There is a pattern that defines the relationship between the first two terms. Determine this relationship and then identify the missing term of the second pair, such that both the pairs are analogous.
QDXM : SFYN :: UIOZ : ?

A. PAQM

B. LPWA

C. QNLA

D. WKPA

Answer : D. WKPA

21. Identify the pattern/relationship between the numbers and find the missing number.
11, 12, 16, 25, 41, 66, ___ ?

A. 101

B. 102

C. 103

D. 104

Answer : B. 102

22. Given below is a question followed by two statements I and II. Find out if the information given in the statement(s) is sufficient to answer the question.
Is Brock taller than Smith ?
I. Rafael is of the same height as Brock and Smith.
II. Smith is shorter than Rafael.

A. Statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question.

B. Statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.

C. Both statements put together are sufficient to answer the question.

D. Even both the statements put together are not sufficient to answer the question.

E. Either of the statements is sufficient to answer the question.

Answer : A. Statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question.

23. Refer to the symbols below and their corresponding meanings. The given signs denote the following operations/relationships:
X ? Y means X is less than or equal to Y.
X/Y means X is equal to Y.
X = Y means X is greater than Y.
X + Y means X is half of Y.
Which of the two conclusions I and II is/are definitely true based on the information provided ?

Statements:
R ? A, B = A and B/C
Conclusions:
I. R ? C
II. A + C

A. Only conclusion I is true

B. Only conclusion II is true

C. Both the conclusions are true

D. Neither conclusion I nor II is true

Answer : D. Neither conclusion I nor II is true

24. John runs 5 miles south and then 25 miles west. Next, he runs 5 miles north. How far is he from his initial position ?

A. 5 miles

B. 20 miles

C. 25 miles

D. 30 miles

Answer : C. 25 miles

25. Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence :

1. Cotton

2. Plough

3. Mill

4. Seed

5. Cloth

A. 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

B. 1, 5, 4, 3, 2

C. 3, 4, 5, 2, 1

D. 2, 4, 1, 3, 5

Answer : D. 2, 4, 1, 3, 5

26. Four options are given below. Three of these options are similar to each other because they follow the same pattern. Identify the option that is dissimilar to the other three ?

A. AE6

B. FD10

D. DE9

27. A 8-bit signed integer has the following range ?

A. 0 to 255

B. -128 to 127

C. -255 to 254

D. 0 to 509

Answer : B. -128 to 127

28. What will the output of the following code statements be ?
Integer x = 34.54, y = 20, z = -5 print (y > 50 AND z > 10 or x > 30) ?

A. 0

B. 1

C. -1

D. 10

Answer : B. 1

29. I have a problem to solve that takes n as an input number. The problem has a property that given the solution for (n-1), I can easily solve the problem for n. Which programming technique will I use to solve such a problem ?

A. Iteration

B. Decision-making

C. Object Oriented Programming

D. Recursion

Answer : D. Recursion

30. Given : integer x = 40, y = 35, z = 20, w = 10. Comment about the output of the following two statements:
print x * y / z – w
print x * y / (z – w) ?

A. Differ by 80

B. Same

C. Differ by 50

D. Differ by 160