**Numbers Aptitude Questions & Answers with explanation – Test Paper 1**

**1)** What is the difference in the place value of 5 in the numeral 754853?

A.49500

B.49950

C.45000

D.49940

The Correct answer is (B)

**Answer with explanation:**

The digit 5 has two place values in the numeral, 5 * 10^{5} = 50,000 and 5 * 10^{1} = 50.

Required difference = 50000 – 50 = 49950

**2)** What smallest number should be subtracted from 9805 so that it is divisible by 8?

A.3

B.4

C.5

D.7

The Correct answer is (C)

**Answer with explanation:**

On dividing 9805 by 8, the remainder is 5. So, 5 is the smallest number which should be subtracted from 9805 to make it divisible by 8.

**3)** 7X2 is a three digit number and X is the missing digit. If the number is divisible by 6, the missing digit is

A.4

B.3

C.2

D.5

The Correct answer is (B)

**Answer with explanation:**

The given number is divisible by 6 so it would be divisible by 2 and 3. As the last digit is 2 whatever be the value of X, it would be divisible by 2.

Now, 7+X+2 = 9 + X, must be divisible by 3.

X = 3 makes the number divisible by 3, so 3 is the required digit.

**4)** If the number 467X4 is divisible by 9, find the value of the digit marked as X.

A.4

B.5

C.6

D.7

The Correct answer is(C)

**Answer with explanation:**

The number is divisible by 9 so the sum of its digits would be divisible by 9.

4 + 6 + 7 + X + 4 = 21+ X, must be divisible by 9.

X = 6, fulfills our requirement so the required digit is 6.

**5)** What should be added to 1459 so that it is exactly divisible by 12?

A.4

B.3

C.5

D.6

The Correct answer is (C)

**Answer with explanation:**

On dividing 1459 by 12, the remainder is 7.

The number to be added would be = 12 – 7 = 5

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