# Aptitude Test Sample

### Question 1

Consider the following pattern of numbers:

110, 112, 107, 109, 104

What is the next number in the pattern?

- 97
- 99
- 106
- 109

### Question 2

Consider the following formula:

A = B +3(4 – C)

If B equals 5 and C equals 2, what is the value of A?

- 7
- 11
- 12
- 17

### Question 3

Consider the following table:

Which of the following choices represents the same relationship as demonstrated in this table?

- Y = x/2 – 5
- Y is equivalent to the difference between the value of X and constant C, where C equals 5.

### Question 4

Consider the following formula:

a = (1/2)b – 4

Which of the following statements is true for this formula?

- When the value of b is less than 8, a is negative.
- When the value of b is greater than 8, a is negative.
- When the value of b is less than 8, a is positive.
- When the value of b is greater than 4, a is positive.

### Question 5

Consider the following formula:

y = 3(x + 5)(x – 2)

Which of the following formulas is equivalent to this one?

- y = 3x squared + 9x – 30
- y = x squared + 3x – 10
- y = 3x squared + 3x – 10
- y = 3x squared + 3x – 30

### Reading Comprehension

This section measures your ability to obtain information from written passages. You will be presented with a passage followed by a number of questions about it. A sample passage is shown below, followed by three sample questions. This passage is shorter than those on the actual test.

### Passage

### Question 6

- July 26 only
- August 13 only
- July 26 and one other date
- August 13 and one other date

### Question 7

- January 1
- February 20
- March 25
- September 15

### Question 8

- Mayans made Edzna the capital because it was more temperate than Izapa.
- All Mayans moved to Edzna in 150 AD.
- Mayans used calendars to mark the passage of time.
- The Mayan city of Izapa was destroyed in 150 AD.

**Answers**

Question 1 – **3**, Question 2 – **2**, Question 3 – **3**, Question 4 – **1**, Question 5 – **1**, Question 6 – **3**, Question 7 – **4**, Question 8 – **3**