# Aptitude [Scandent Placement]: Sample Questions 1 - 3 of 11

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## Question 1

### Question

MCQ▾Find the middle term 5,15/2,25/2,15

### Choices

Choice (4) | |
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a. | 8 |

b. | None of the above |

c. | 23/2 |

d. | 9 |

### Answer

b.### Explanation

Here, first term = 5

second term =

third term =

fourth term = 15

Difference between first and second terms is 2.5.

Difference between second and third terms is 5.

Difference between third and fourth terms is 2.5.

So, difference between next two terms should be 5.

Fifth term should be 20.

## Question 2

### Question

MCQ▾Express 12.5 % in fraction

### Choices

Choice (4) | |
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a. | 1/32 |

b. | 1/4 |

c. | 1/16 |

d. | 1/8 |

### Answer

d.### Explanation

To convert any percentage into number we need to divide that percentage by 100.

Dividing the 12.5 by 100,

Now, converting this decimal number into fraction,

So,

## Question 3

### Question

MCQ▾A man can swim downstream at 6km/hr and upstream at 2km/hr. His speed in still water is

### Choices

Choice (4) | |
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a. | 1 km/hr |

b. | 6 km/hr |

c. | 4 km/hr |

d. | 2 km/hr |

### Answer

c.### Explanation

Speed of downstream, a = 6kmph

Speed of upstream, b = 2 kmph

Let the man՚s speed be u kmph in still water and speed of stream be v kmph

In downstream, direction of man/boat is in direction of flowing water and in upstream, direction of man/boat is opposite to flowing water.

So, and

Combining both the equations,

So, speed of man in still water is 4 kmph.