SNAP 2012 actual paper questions

Ques 1 – 3
At the start of a game of card s, J and B together had four times as much
money as T, while T and B together had three times as much as J. At the end of the evening, J and B
together had three times as much money as T, while T and B together had twice as much as J. Blast Rs.
200.
1. What fraction of the total money did T have at the beginning of the game?
(a) 1/3
(b) 1/8
(c) 2/9
(d) 1/5

2. What fraction of the total money did J win/lose ?
(a) Won 1/12
(b) Lost 1/6
(c) Lost 1/3
(d) Won 1/5

3. What amount did B start with?
(a) Rs. 575
(b) Rs. 375
(c) Rs. 825
(d) Rs. 275
An alloy of gold and silver weighs 50 gms, It contains 80% gold. How much gold should be added to the alloy so that percentage of gold is increased to 90?
(a) 50 gms
(b) 60 gms
(c) 30 gros
(d) 40 gms

If the algebraic sum of deviations of 20 observations measured from 23 is 70, mean of these observations would be
(a) 24
(b) 25
(c) 26
(d) one of these

A fivedigit number is formed by using the digits 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 without repetitions. What is the probability that the number is divisible by 4?
(a) 1/5
(b) 5/6
(e) 4/5
(d) None of these

A boat covers a distance of 30 kms downstream in 2 hours while it takes 6 hours to cover the same
distance upstream. What is the speed of the boat in kms per hour?
(a) 5
(b) 7.5
(c) 13
(d) 18

A dice is rolled three times and sum of three numbers appearing on the uppermost face is 15. The chance that the first roll was a four is
(a) 2/5
(b) 1/5
(c) 1/6
(d) None of these

SNAP 2012 ques
Weekly incomes of two persons are in the ratio of 7:3 and their weekly expenses are in the ratio of 5:2. I f each of them saves Rs. 300 per week, then the weekly income of the first person is
(a) Rs. 7500
(b) Rs. 4500
(c) Rs. 6300
(d) Rs. 5400
Wheat is now being sold at Rs, 27 per kg. During last month its cost was Rs. 24 per kg. Find by how much percent a family reduces its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed.
(a) 10.2%
(b) 12.1%
(c) 12.3%
(d) 11.1%
There are 10 stations on a railway line. The number of different journey tickets that are required by the authorities is
(a) 92
(b) 90
(c) 91
(d) None of these
The radius of a circle is so increased that its circumference increased by 5%. The area of the circle then increases by
(a) 12.5%
(b) 10.25%
(c) 10.5%
(d) 11.25%

In how many ways can the letters of the word ABACUS be rearranged such that the vowels always appear together?
(a) 6! /2!
(b) 3!*3!
(c) (3!*3!)/2!
(d) (4!*3!)/2!

In 4 years, Rs. 6000 amounts to Rs. 8000. In what time at the same rate will Rs. 525 amount to Rs. 700?
(a) 2 years
(b) 3 years
(c) 4 years
(d) 5 years

If a and b are negative, and c is positive, which of the following statements is/are true ?
I. ab < ac
II. if a < b, then a/c < b/c 1
III. 1/b < 1/c
(a) I only
(b) II only
(c) III only
(d) II and III only

The diagonal of a square is 4root2 cm. The diagonal of another square whose area is double that of the first square is
(a) 8 cm
(b) 8root2 cm
(c) 4root2 cm
(d) 16 cm

The maximum length of a pencil that can be kept in a rectangular box of dimensions 8 cm x 6 cm x 2cm, is
(a) 2 root13 cm
(b) 2 root 14 cm
(c) 2 root 26 cm
(d) 10 root 2 cm

300 gros 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

SNAP 2012 actual paper questions

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