**Port Harcourt Poly Recruitment Past Question and Answers for CBT Aptitude Test Exam 2022**

Here are some of the Port Harcourt Poly recruitment past questions and answers for the 2022 captain elechi amadi polytechnic recruitment.

**Port Harcourt Poly Recruitment Past Question and Answers for CBT Aptitude Test Exam 2022**

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**Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic Recruitment Past Questions and Answer for CBT Aptitude Test Exam 2022**

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**Question 1: One day a slug fell into a hole that was 19 feet deep. Each day he climbed up 4 feet. At night, he slid down 2 feet. How many days did it take him to climb out of the hole?.**

9 days

13 days

11 days

7 days

6days

**Question 2: What is sum of half of two plus two?.**

None of the above

2

4

3

5

**Question 3: If on an item a company gives 25% discount and earns 25% profit. If they now give 10% discount, what is the profit percentage?.**

0.4

0.45

Insufficient data

0.35

0.3

**Question 4: Two identical taps fill 2/5 of a tank in 20 minutes. In how many minutes will the remaining one tap fill the rest of the tank when one of the taps goes dry?.**

15 minutes

5 minutes

28 minutes

20 minutes

10 minutes

**Question 5: What is the smallest number by which 2880 must be divided in order to make it a perfect square?.**

3

5

6

4

2

**Question 6: The length of a rectangle is 9 centimeter more than half the width. Find the length if the perimeter is 60 centimeters..**

Length = 14cm, Width = 14cm

Length = 19cm, Width = 14cm

Length = 16cm, Width = 14cm

Length = 16cm, Width = 11cm

Length = 14cm, Width = 16cm

**Question 7: Of 12 children on a tennis coaching course, 7 are boys and 4 are left handed out of which are 3 boys. What is the probability that a child randomly selected is a left handed girl?.**

4/12

5/6

3/4

1/4

7/12

**Question 8: On my local railway track there is a tunnel which is 5 miles long. A train, which was 440 yards long, entered the tunnel at a speed of 50 miles per hour. How long did it take for the whole of the train to pass completely through the tunnel? [Note: there are 1760 yards in a mile]..**

6 minutes and 18 seconds

6 minutes and 20 seconds

6 minutes and 21 seconds

6 minutes and 19 seconds

6 minutes and 22 seconds

**Question 9:Dad gives you money every day to put in your new piggy bank. He gives money to you in such a way that the money in the piggy bank doubles with each passing day. If you already have 1 cent in the piggy bank and Dad gives you 1 cent the first day, 2 cents the second day, 4 cents the third day and so on, then your piggy bank gets full on the 16th day. **

**On which day will your piggy bank be half-full?.**

14th day

18th day

16th day

15th day

17th day

**Question 10:Low temperature at night in a city is 1/3 more than 1/2 high as higher **

**temperature in a day. Sum of the low temperature and highest temperature is 100o . What is the low temp?.**

40o

60o

50o

30o

20o

**Question 11:If 0.2t = 2.2 – 0.6s and 0.5s = 0.2t + 1.1, then s =.**

11

1

13

3

10

**Question 12:Gary began peeling a pile of 44 potatoes at the rate of 3 per minute. Four minutes later, Christen joined him, and peeled at the rate of 5 potatoes per minute. When they were finished, how many potatoes had each peeled?.**

Both 27

Gary 20, Christen 24

Gary 16, Christen 20

Gary 24, Christen 20

Gary 20, Christen 14

**Question 13:(I) Multiply 50 by 50 one thousand times.**

**(II) Multiply 100 by 100 five hundred times.**

**How many times would you have to multiply the result of (2) to get (1)?.**

50 to the 10th power

One billion times (58)

25 by 25 five hundred times

100 by 100 one thousand times

2.5 to the 25th power

**Question 14:A pillar 8 feet tall casts a shadow 4 feet long on the ground. If the pillar was 12 feet tall, how many feet in length would the shadow cast?.**

2 feet

6 feet

4 feet

12 feet

8 feet

**Question 15: Mr. Grumper grumbles about bad time-keeping trains like everybody else. On one particular morning he was justified, though. The train left on time for the one hour journey and it arrived 5 minutes late. However, Mr. Grumper’s watch showed it to be 3 minutes early, so he adjusted his watch by putting it forward by 3 minutes. His watch kept time during the day. On the return journey in the evening the train started on time according to his watch, and arrived on time according to the station clock. If the train travelled 25 percent faster on the return journey than it did on the morning journey, was the station clock fast or slow?.**

None of the above

It was slow

The place of the clock is irrelevant

It was accurate

It was fast

**Question 16: If 1/2 x years ago John was 12 and 1/2x years from now he will be 2x years old, how old will he be 3x years from now?.**

18

24

It cannot be determined from the information given

54

30

**Question 17: If a pentagon is 5, how many is an hexagon?.**

6

4

5

8

7

**Question 18: Two ships are 1,550 miles apart sailing towards each other. One sails at the rate of 85 miles per day and the other at 65 miles per day. How far apart will they be at the end of nine days?.**

none of the above

180 miles

240 miles

220 miles

200 miles

**Question 19:The average weight of a class of 24 students is 36 years. When the weight of the teacher is also included, the average weight increases by 1kg.**

**What is the weight of the teacher?.**

37kgs

72kgs

75kgs

45kgs

61kgs

**Question 20:If a and b are positive integers and (a – b)/3.5 = 4/7, then.**

b = a

b >= a

b > a

none of the above

b < a

**Question 21: Tonye drives to Boma’s house at an average speed of 40 mph. If he can drive 2/3 of the way there in an hour, how far away is Boma’s house?.**

55 miles

50 miles

20 miles

60 miles

**Question 22: Follow these instructions : Take one full cup of coffee and drink 1/6 of it. Replace what you drank with milk. Now, drink 1/3 of the coffee/milk mixture. Again, replace what you drank with more milk. Now, drink 1/2 of what is in the cup. Once again, replace what you drank with milk. Now drink the entire cup of mixed coffee/milk. Have you had more milk or more coffee?.**

More sugar

More milk

The same quantity

More coffee

More water

**Question 23: If Ateli lends N400 for 9 months, Ibikari lends N300 for 8 months, and the interest paid is N25, how much should Ateli receive?.**

N17

N12

N15

N10

N18

**Question 24: The distance between Station Rail Crescent and Station Churchill is 84 miles. A train starts from Rail Crescent towards Churchill. A bird starts at the same time from Churchill straight towards the moving train. On reaching the train, it instantaneously turns back and returns to Churchill. The bird makes these journeys from Churchill to the train and back to Churchill continuously till the train reaches Churchill. The bird finally returns to Churchill and rests. Calculate the total distance in miles the bird travels if the bird flies at 60 miles per hour and the speed of the train is 80 miles per hour..**

76 Miles

48 Miles

84 Miles

72 Miles

None of the above

**Question 25: If you count from 1 to 100, how many 8’s will you pass on the way?.**

11

19

20

10

21

**Question 26: 600 ladies and 400 guys belong to a choreography group. What are the chances that a person chosen to represent the group in the dance is a lady?.**

^{2}/_{3}

^{1}/_{600}

^{1}/_{1,000}

^{3}/_{5}

^{3}/_{2}

**Question 27: The distance between Station Rail Crescent and Station Churchill is 84 miles. A train starts from Rail Crescent towards Churchill. A bird starts at the same time from Churchill straight towards the moving train. On reaching the train, it instantaneously turns back and returns to Churchill. The bird makes these journeys from Churchill to the train and back to Churchill continuously till the train reaches Churchill. The bird finally returns to Churchill and rests. Calculate the total distance in miles the bird travels if the bird flies at 60 miles per hour and the speed of the train is 80 miles per hour..**

None of the above

76 Miles

72 Miles

48 Miles

84 Miles

**Question 28: The monthly incomes of Ada and Betty are in the ratio 4 : 5, their expenses are in the ratio 5 : 6. If Ada saves 25 naira per month and Betty saves 50 naira per month, what are their respective incomes?.**

400 naira and 500 naira

110 naira and 220 naira

440 naira and 550 naira

240 naira and 300 naira

320 naira and 400 naira

**Question 29: Complete the sequence in the series: 15, 12, 24, 20, 33, 28, 42, ____..**

44

40

48

36

32

**Question 30: This equation contains the numbers 1-8. Can you complete it?**

6*

×

**

____

3712

.

54 x 58

63 x 54

48 x 62

61 x 58

64 x 58

**Question 31: A man ate 100 bananas in five days, each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the first day?.**

14

10

6

8

12

**Question 32: If you had a ton of feathers and a ton of stones which would be heavier?.**

A ton of stone

Neither

A ton of feather

**Question 33 : Eight friends Harsha, Fakis, Balaji, Eswar, Dhinesh, Chandra, Geetha, and Ahmed are sitting in a circle facing the center. Balaji is sitting between Geetha and Dhinesh. Harsha is third to the left of Balaji and second to the right of Ahmed. Chandra is sitting between Ahmed and Geetha, and Balaji and Eshwar are not sitting opposite each other. Who is third to the left of Dhinesh?.**

Eshwar

Geetha

Dhinesh

Fakis

Harsha

**Question 34: A snail creeps 9 ft up a wall during the daytime. After all the labour it does throughout the day, it stops to rest a while, but falls asleep. The next morning, it wakes up and discovers that it has slipped down 5 ft while sleeping. If this happens every day, how many days will the snail take to reach the top of a wall 17ft in height?.**

2 days

3 days

1 day

5 days

4 days

**Question 35: I was having trouble sleeping last night and tossed and turned well into the night. Our local town hall has a clock which strikes on the hour and also strikes just once on the half hour. During one of my more awake moments I heard the clock strike once, but I could not tell what time it was. Half an hour later it struck once again, but I still could not tell what time it was. Finally, half an hour later it struck once again and I knew what the time was. What time was it?.**

3.00 in the morning

4.00 in the morning

1.00 in the morning

2.00 in the morning

1.30 in the morning

**Question 36: At the recent Cinfores Mixed National Hurdle trials, ten contestants competed for the coveted BB Shield. There were numerous judges who made sure that the results were accurate. From their notes, can you determine who finished last? **

**Ivor Bignose finished before May Eye and Mick Stup, whilst Leigh Vamessage was victorious over May Eye and Laura DeLand. Jack Pott was beaten by Jerry Atric, Mick Stup and Al Beback. Laura DeLand was beaten by Mick Stup, May Eye and Ivor Bignose, whereas Joe King beat Jerry Atric and Jack Pott but lost to Laura DeLand and Inga Hootz. Leigh Vamessage was beaten by Ivor Bignose and Inga Hootz. Inga Hootz was beaten by Al Beback, who, in turn, lost to Ivor Bignose, but beat Jerry Atric and Jack Pott. May Eye finished ahead of Mick Stup and Jerry Atric who lost to Leigh Vamessage and Inga Hootz..**

Joe King

Laura DeLand

Jack Pott

Jerry Atric

Leigh Vamessage

**Question 37: Amakiri bought a bike for N20 and gave the bike dealer a cheque for N30 to pay for it. The bike dealer persuaded a shopkeeper to change the cheque for him. Amakiri having received his N10 change, rode off on the bike and was not seen again. Later, the cheque was found to be valueless and the bike dealer had to refund the shopkeeper the amount he had received. The bike dealer had bought the bike for N10. How much did the bike dealer lose altogether?.**

N20

N10

N40

The bike dealer did not lose any money

N30

**Question 38: Of 12 children on a tennis coaching course, 7 are boys and 4 are left handed out of which are 3 boys. What is the probability that a child randomly selected is a left handed girl?.**

^{1}/_{4}

^{5}/_{6}

^{7}/_{12}

^{4}/_{12}

^{3}/_{4}

**Question 39: In a class composed of x girls and y boys, what part of the class is composed of girls?.**

y/(x + y)

y/xy

x/xy

None of the above

x/(x + y)

**Question 40: If a bottle weighs eight ounces plus half a bottle, what is the weight of a bottle and a half?.**

22 ounces

26 ounces

24 ounces

30 ounces

28 ounces

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