# Mphasis Quantitative Aptitude Questions And Answers

Mphasis Quantitative Aptitude MCQs : This section focuses on "Quantitative Aptitude" for Mphasis placement drives. These Quantitative Aptitude MCQs are asked in previous Mphasis placements/recruitment exams and will help you to prepare for upcoming Mphasis drives.

1. In how many ways can the 7 letters A, B, C, D, E, F, and G be arranged so that C and E never together.

A. 5040

B. 6480

C. 3600

D. 1440

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Ans : C

Explanation: C and E never together = Total arrangements C and E together, Total arrangements are 7! C and E together = pack c and e into one unit + 5 other alphabets = 6! 2!, (2! is to arrange c and e internally), C and E never together = Total arrangements C and E together = 7! 6! 2! = 3600

2. A can do a piece of work in 8 days and B can do the same work in 6 days. A and B undertook to do it for Rs. 3200. With the help of C, they completed the work in 3 days. How much is to be paid to C?

A. Rs. 500

B. Rs. 700

C. Rs. 650

D. Rs. 400

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Ans : D

Explanation: C 1 day work = 1/3 - (1/8 + 1/6 )

= 1/3 - 7/24 = 1/24

A wages : B wages : C wages = 1/8 : 1/6 : 1/24

= 3 : 4 : 1C share (for 3 days) = Rs. ( 3 * 1/24 * 3200) = Rs. 400.

3. Which of the following numbers can be divided evenly by 19?

A. 54

B. 63

C. 76

D. 82

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Ans : C

Explanation: 76 comes in table of 19.

4. A rectangular tract of land measures 860 feet by 560 feet. Approximately how many acres is this? (one acre = 43,560 square feet)

A. 12.8 acres

B. 11.06 acres

C. 10.5 acres

D. 8.06 acres

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Ans : B

Explanation: Area of the rectangular tract = Length x Breadth = 860 x 560 Sq.ft. = {860x560}/43560 acres = 11.06 acres.

5. The compound interest on a certain amount of money for 2 years at 15% per annum is Rs. 3225. The Simple Interest for the same principal at same rate of interest and time will be

A. 3000

B. 3250

C. 3120

D. 2900

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Ans : A

Explanation: C=A-P

CI=P(1+(r/100))n– P

420=P[1.152 -1]

P=10000

So, SI at 15% per annum for 2 years is Rs. 3000

6. By walking at 2/3rd of her normal speed, Sejal reaches her office 20 minutes later than usual. What time does she normally take to reach the office?

A. 50 min

B. 40 min

C. 35 min

D. 45 min

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Ans : D

Explanation: When speed decreases to 2/3 s, time taken will be 3/2 t

3/2 t -t = 20

t=40

Therefore, normally Sejal takes 40 minutes to reach her office.

7. If an integer n is divisible by 3, 5 and 12, what is the next larger integer divisible by all these numbers?

A. n+3

B. n+5

C. n+12

D. n+60

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Ans : D

Explanation: If n is divisible by 3, 5 and 12 it must a multiple of the lcm of 3, 5 and 12 which is 60.

n = 60 k

n + 60 is also divisible by 60 since

n + 60 = 60 k + 60 = 60(k + 1)

8. Find the greatest number that will divide 43, 91 and 183 so as to leave the same remainder in each case.

A. 4

B. 7

C. 9

D. 13

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Ans : A

Explanation: Required number = H.C.F. of (91 - 43), (183 - 91) and (183 - 43)

= H.C.F. of 48, 92 and 140 = 4.

9. If 204 ÷ 12.75 = 16, then 2.04 ÷ 1.275 = ?

A. 16

B. 1.6

C. 0.16

D. 0.016

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Ans : B

Explanation: 204/12.75=16

⇒20.4/1.275=16 (∵ Divided Numerator and Denominator by 10)

⇒2.04/1.275=1.6 (∵ Divided LHS and RHS by 10)

10. Which of the following statements is not correct?

A. log10 10 = 1

B. log (2 + 3) = log (2 x 3)

C. log10 1 = 0

D. log (1 + 2 + 3) = log 1 + log 2 + log 3

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Ans : B

Explanation: log (2 + 3) = log 5 and log (2 x 3) = log 6 = log 2 + log 3

log (2 + 3) not equal log (2 x 3)

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