Aptitude Tests 4 Me

Analytical Ability

316. The proportion of Afro-American students enrolled in Gilmore Community College has increased over the past decades. This is partly shown by the fact that in 1965, only 6 percent of Afro-American between twenty and twenty-three in the town of Gilmore were enrolled in college, while in 1997, 13 percent of the Afro-Americans between twenty and twenty-three were enrolled in Gilmore Community College. To evaluate the argument above, it would be most useful to compare 1965 and 1997 with regard to which of the following characteristics?

 (a) The percentage of Afro-American students between twenty and twenty-three who were not enrolled in Gilmore Community College (b) The percentage of Afro-American students between twenty and twenty-thirty who graduated from Gilmore Community College (c) The percentage of Afro-American students who, after attending Gilmore Community College, entered highly paid professions (d) The non-Afro-American students between twenty and twenty-three who were enrolled in Gilmore Community College

317. Among four persons Prince, Queen, Raj and Sashi. Prince takes thrice as much time as Queen to complete a piece of work. Queen takes thrice as much time as Raj and Raj takes thrice as much time as Sashi to complete the same work. One group of three of the four men can complete the work in 13 days while another group of three can do so in 31 days. Which is the group that takes 13 days?

 (a) Prince, Queen, Raj (b) Prince, Queen, Sashi (c) Queen, Raj, Sashi (d) Prince, Raj, Sashi

318. A tennis marker is trying to put together a team of four players for a tennis tournament out of seven available. males - a, b and c; females – m, n, o and p. All players are of equal ability and there must be at least two males in the team. For a team of four, all players must be able to play with each other under the following restrictions:
b should not play with m,
c should not play with p, and
a should not play with o.
Which of the following statements must be false?

 (a) b and p cannot be selected together (b) c and o cannot be selected together (c) c and n cannot be selected together (d) All are correct

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