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# Average Aptitude Test Paper 1

1) What is the average of first five multiples of 12?

- 36
- 38
- 40
- 42

The correct answer is **A**

**Explanation:**

Average = 12âˆ—(1+2+3+4+5) âˆ—

= 12 âˆ— 15âˆ—

= 12 âˆ— 3= 36

2) Average of five numbers is 20. If each number is multiplied by 2, what will be the new average?

- 30
- 40
- 50
- 60

The correct answer is **B**

**Explanation:**

The new average = Initial average âˆ— 2

= 20 âˆ— 2 = 40

3) If the average of three consecutive even numbers is 34, find the largest of these numbers.

- 30
- 32
- 34
- 36

The correct answer is **D**

**Explanation:**

Let the first number is X, then the next two even numbers would be X+2, X+4

As per question;

= 34

= 34

3X + 6 = 102

3X = 96

X = 32

Largest number would be = 32 + 4 = 36

4) 10 typists can type 600 pages in 8 hours.Find the average number of pages typed by each typist in an hour.

- 7 pages
- 7.5 pages
- 8 pages
- 8.5 pages

The correct answer is **B**

**Explanation:**

Total pages typed by 10 typists in 8 hours = 600

Pages typed by one typist in 8 hours = = 60 pages

Pages typed by one typist in one hour = = 7.5 pages

5) The average of Sohanâ€™s marks in 6 subjects is 74. If his average in five subjects excluding science is 70, how many marks he obtained in science?

- 94
- 92
- 90
- 88

The correct answer is **A**

**Explanation:**

Total marks obtained in 6 subjects = 6 âˆ— 74 = 444

Total marks in 5 subjects excluding science = 5 âˆ— 70 = 350

Therefore, marks obtained in science would be = 444 â€“ 350 = 94