Aspiring Minds - AMCAT Previous Years Question Paper with Answers set 1

Aspiring Minds - AMCAT Previous Years Question Paper with Answers set 1


- Asked in AMCAT for Campus Placement by Flipkart

Ques. PUBLICATION is related to LIBEL in the same way as SPEECH is related to
Op 1: Liability
Op 2: Slander
Op 3: Attack
Op 4: Information
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2
slander false malicious statement spoken or if it is pulished then libel

Ques. Earth : Grass :: ?
Op 1: Sky: Star
Op 2: Tree: Leaf
Op 3: Scalp: Hair
Op 4: Pond : Fish
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
grass grows on earth...hair grows on scalp

Ques. Vehicle : Cart :: ?
Op 1: Country : State
Op 2: Ocean : Sea
Op 3: Man : Child
Op 4: Music : Jazz
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4
cart is a type of vehicle, jazz is a type of music.


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Ques. Prodigious : Meagre
Op 1: Sleep : Relaxation
Op 2: Handsome : Beautiful
Op 3: Regard: Honour
Op 4: Exhilarated : Depressed
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4
prodigious-remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree
Meagre-lacking in quantity or quality
*Both are opposite of each other*
Exhilarated-make (someone) feel very happy, animated, or elated.
Depressed- state of unhappiness or despondency.

Ques. Mundane : Spiritual :: ?
Op 1: Common : Ghostly
Op 2: Worldly : Unworldly
Op 3: Secular : Clerical
Op 4: Novel: Routine
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2
The average weight of 8 persons increases by 2.5kg when a new person comes in a place of one of them weighing 45kg.what is the weight of the new person??
total weight increased=(2.5kg*8)=20kg
weight of the new person=(45+20)=65kg
ans:w=65kg

Ques. Statements
(a) No vest is shirt.
(b) All shirts are jackets.
Conclusions
I. All vests are jackets.
II. No vest is a jacket.
III. Some jackets are shirts.
IV. All jackets are shirts.

only III follow

Ques. Electrical Engineers : Grid :: Cosmologists : ?
Op 1: Group
Op 2: Faculty
Op 3: Galaxy
Op 4: Syndicate
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
cosmos means celestial object found in galaxy

Ques. Statements:
Some metals are minerals.
All minerals are solids.
Conclusions:
I. All solids are made up of metals and minerals.
II. Some minerals are metals.
Op 1: Only conclusion I follows.
Op 2: Only conclusion II follows.
Op 3: Either I or II follows.
Op 4: Neither I nor II follows.
Op 5: Both I and II follow.
Correct Op : 2

Ques. Statements:
Some pens are books. All schools are books.
Some colleges are schools.
Conclusions:
I. Some colleges are pens.
II. Some pens are schools.
III. Some colleges are books.
Op 1: All follows
Op 2: Only I and II follows
Op 3: Only II and III follow
Op 4: Only I and III follows
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 5

Ques. Statements:
Some buses are houses. All houses are taxis.
All rickshaws are taxis.
Conclusions:
I. Some rickshaws are houses.
II. Some taxis are houses.
III. Some taxis are buses.
Op 1: None follows
Op 2: Only I follows
Op 3: Only II follows
Op 4: Only II and III follow
Op 5: All follow
Correct Op : 4



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Ques. Statements:
All oceans are rivers. Some springs are rivers.
All wells are springs.
Conclusions:
I. Some springs are oceans.
II. Some wells are rivers.
III. Some rivers are oceans.
IV. No well is river.
Op 1: Only either II or IV and III follow.
Op 2: Only either II or IV and I follow.
Op 3: Only either I or III and IV follow.
Op 4: None follows
Op 5: All follow
Correct Op : 1

Ques. Statements:
Some buses are rivers.
All rivers are mountains.
Some roads are mountains.
Conclusions:
I. Some mountains are buses.
II. Some roads are buses.
III. Some roads are rivers.
IV. Some mountains are roads.
Op 1: All follow
Op 2: Only II, III and IV follow
Op 3: Only III and IV follows
Op 4: Only I and IV follows
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 4

Ques. Statements
(a) All shares are debentures.
(b) No debenture is an equity.
Conclusions
I. No equity is a share.
II. Some debentures are shares.
III. No share is an equity.
Op 1: Only I follows
Op 2: Only II follows
Op 3: All follow
Op 4: Only III follows.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3

Ques. Statements
Some ship are boats. All boats are submarines. Some submarines are yatches.
Conclusions
I. Some yatches are boats.
II. Some submarines are boats.
III. Some submarines are ships.
IV. Some yatches are ships.
Op 1: All follow
Op 2: Only II and III follows
Op 3: Only III follows
Op 4: Only either III or IV follows.
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 2

Ques. 5: 124 :: 7 :?
Op 1: 342
Op 2: 343
Op 3: 248
Op 4: 125
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1
5^3=125-1=124
7^3=343=343-1=342

Ques. Statements
P: Some bags are hot.
Q: All hots are cakes.
Conclusions
I. All cakes are bags.
II. Some bags are cakes.
Op 1: Only conclusion I follows.
Op 2: Only conclusion II follows.
Op 3: Neither I nor II follows
Op 4: Both I and II follow.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2

Ques. Statements
P: All doctors are surgeons.
Q: Some chemists are doctors
Conclusions
I. Some chemists are surgeons.
II. All surgeons are chemists.
Op 1: only conclusion I follows.
Op 2: only conclusion II follows.
Op 3: neither I nor II follows
Op 4: both I and II follow.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1

If logx (0.1) = -1/3, then the value of x is:
Option 1 : 10
Option 2 : 100
Option 3 : 1000
Option 4 : 1/1000

log x(0.1) = -1/3
x^(-1/3) = 0.1
x = (0.1)^(-3)
x = 1/(0.1^3)
x = 1/0.001
x = 1000

Ques. X and Y are two independent events. The probability that X and Y occur is 1/12, and the probability that neither occur is 1/2, the probability of occurrence of X can be:
Option 1 : 1/3
Option 2 : 1/5
Option 3 : 1/2
Option 4 : 1/10

P(X).P(Y)=1/12
And, (1-P(X))(1-P(Y))=1/2
Solving both, we get, P(X)=1/3


Ques. Three numbers are chosen from 1 to 30 randomly. The probability that they are not consecutive is:
Option 1 : 1/145
Option 2 : 144/145
Option 3 : 139/140
Option 4 : 1/140

Ways of selecting 3 consecutive number from 1 to 30
is 28
Ways of selecting 3 number from 1 to 30 is 30c3
Probabilty that they are not consecutive is 1-(28/
(30C3)) = 1/145

Ques. A bag is full of 20 bananas and no other fruit. Rajeev draws a fruit from the bag. What is the probability that he will draw a banana?
Option 1 : 1
Option 2 : 0
Option 3 : 1/2
Option 4 : None of these
No other fruit present, than he will always draw a
banana, so Probability is 1

Ques. An unbiased dice is rolled 5 times and the outcomes are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 respectively. If it is rolled again, what is the probability that the outcome is 6?
Option 1 : 1
Option 2 : 5/6
Option 3 : 1/6
Option 4 : None of these
Probability of any number in dice roll is 1/6

Ques. The probability of drawing an apple from a bag of fruits is 6/25. How many apples should Ravi draw, so that there is a chance he will draw 12 apples on average?
Option 1 : 25
Option 2 : 50
Option 3 : 12
Option 4 : None of these
25 draws -> 6 apples
50 draws -> 12 apples

Ques. What is the probability for a day to be Sunday?
Option 1 : 1/7
Option 2 : 1/5
Option 3 : 52/365
Option 4 : None of these
1/7

Ques. Rani has a bag with three blue and three yellow coins. She takes out a coin, sees its colour and puts it back in the bag. She does this thrice. What is the probability that she saw all blue coins.
Option 1 : 1/8
Option 2 : 1/2
Option 3 : 1/3
Option 4 : None of these
Probability of coin being blue -> 1/2
Ans:- (1/2)(1/2)(1/2) = 1/8

Ques. Shikhar has a bag with 2 balls, each of which can be black or white with equal probability. Now, he draws out a ball and it turns out to be black. After this event, what is the probability that both balls are black?
Option 1 : 1/2
Option 2 : 1/4
Option 3 : 1
Option 4 : None of these
one ball is black.

Ques. Probability of other being black is 1/2
A coin is tossed thrice. What is the probability that the first toss of coin lands head, second tail and third lands tail as well?
Option 1 : 1/16
Option 2 : 3/8
Option 3 : 1/8
Option 4 : None of these
(1/2)(1/2)(1/2) = 1/8

Ques. The probability of occurrence of event A is 0.3 and that of event B is 0.4. The events are independent. What is the probability of occurrence of both A and B?
Option 1 : 0.7
Option 2 : 0.1
Option 3 : 0.12
Option 4 : Cannot be determined
For independent events
P(AUB) = P(A) * P(B) = 0.12

Ques. The probability of occurrence of event X is 0.8 and that of event Y is 0.05. The events are mutually exclusive. What is the probability of occurrence of either X or Y?
Option 1 : 0.85
Option 2 : 0.75
Option 3 : 0
Option 4 : Cannot be determined
P(A or B) = P(A) + P(B) = 0.85


Ques. Padam purchased 30 kg of rice at the rate of 17.50 per kg and another 30 kg rice at a certain rate. He mixed the two and sold the entire quantity at the rate of Rs. 18.60 per kg and made 20% overall profit. At what price per kg did he purchase the lot
Option 1 : Rs.12.50
Option 2 : Rs. 13.50
Option 3 : Rs. 14.50
Option 4 : Rs. 15.50
20% profit means 1.2*Cost-Price = 18.60 * 60(kg)
1.2(17.5*30 + x*30) = 18.60 * 60
x= 14.5




Ques. A tv manufacturer has decided to increase the sale to beat the economic slow down it decides to reduce the price of tv sets of 25% as a result of which the sales increased by 20 % what is the effect on total revenue of company
a) Decrease by 20%
b)increase by 20%
c)increase by 10%
d)decrease by 10%
Let c.p=100 so,marked price=75
Final price=120% of 75=90
hence,decrease in price=100-90=10
op(d). decrease by 10%.

Ques. Bullcart A cover a certain distance at the speed of 15 km/hr, another bullcart B covers the same distance at the speed of 16 km/hr. If Bull cart A takes 16 minutes longer than B to cover the same distance find the distance?
distance travelled by
A
d=15*(t+16/60)
distance travelled by B
d=16*t
so t=d/16
now putting in A
d=64
so ans is 64km

Ques. Which one of the following is the lowest level format to which the computer converts a higher language program before execution?
Option 1 : English code
Option 2 : Machine Code
Option 3 : Assembly Language
Option 4 : System Language
Ans: Machine Code

Ques. In the following question select the word which is OPPOSITE in the
meaning of the given word.
Q1. INDISCREET
a. reliable
b. honest
c. prudent
d. stupid
1.prudent

Q2. SOLICITUDE
a. insouciance
b. ingenuity
c. propriety
d. austerity
2.insouciance

Ques. Statement:
'Please do not wait for me, I may be late, start taking lunch as soon as the guests arrive.' - a message from a Director
of a Company to his Office managers.
Assumptions:
I. Keeping guests waiting is not desirable.
II.Lunch may not be ready in time.
Op 1: Only Assumption I is implicit.
Op 2: Only Assumption II is implicit.
Op 3: Either Assumption I or II is implicit.
Op 4: Neither Assumption I nor II is implicit.
Op 5: Both Assumptions I and II are implicit.
Correct Op : 1

Ques. How many stack/s need for implementing a queue ?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 1
d) 5
minimum 2 are required...
One for push and One for pop
Opposite meaning of ENDORSE
synonym for endorse = support
antonym = oppose


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