Wiley's ExamXpert General Aptitude for Campus Placements, 2ed

Uma Maheswari

ISBN: 9788126575367

308 pages

INR 349

Description

Wiley ExamXpert General Aptitude for Campus Placements has been written keeping in mind the needs of those who wish to enhance their general aptitude for the various campus placement processes. The book adopts a unique pedagogical style in that it discusses key concepts of Quantitative, Reasoning and Verbal Aptitude by providing exhaustive examples and illustrations and follows each key concept by a battery of questions relevant to that concept for better learning retention. The book has been authored by a renowned professor of PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Bharathiar University, who has rich experience in mentoring fresh graduates in their journey towards gainful employment. She has drawn upon her experiences to come up with this one-stop resource for all your preparation needs.

 

Preface

 

Introduction

 

Section-I: Quantitative Ability

1. Number System

Basic Concepts

Number Systems

Base System

Types of Number System

Sum of the Natural Numbers

Important Formulae

Divisibility Test

HCF and LCM

Cyclicity of Numbers

HCF Models

Practice Exercise

 

2. Average

Basic Concepts

Average

Properties of Average

Average of Two Different Groups

Change in Average on Deletion of an Item

Change in Average on Addition of an Item

Practice Exercise

 

3. Age Problems

Basic Concepts

Solving Age Related Word Problems

Important Formula

Practice Exercise

 

4. Percentages

Basic Concepts

 

Percentage

Properties of Percentage

Practice Exercise

 

5. Linear and Quadratic Equations

Basic Concepts

Linear or Simple Equations

Solving Linear Equations

Quadratic Equation

Practice Exercise

 

6. Ratio, Proportion and Mixtures

Basic Concepts

Ratio

Proportion

Mixtures and Solutions

Alligation Rule

Practice Exercise

 

7. Time and Work

Basic Concepts

Rate of Work

Men and Days Concept

Practice Exercise

 

8. Time, Speed and Distance

Basic Concepts

Relation between Time, Speed and Distance

Formula for Problems Based on Trains

Speed Conversions

Formulae for Problems Based on Boats and Stream

Practice Exercise

 

9. Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Basic Concepts

Interest

Some Assumptions and Short Cuts

Practice Exercise

 

10. Set Theory

Basic Concepts

Sets

Set Operations

Some Important Assumptions and Formulae

Practice Exercises

 

11. Trigonometry

Basic Concepts

Formulae

Practice Exercise

 

12. Surds and Indices

Basic Concepts

Surds

Laws of Surds

Law of Indices

Practice Exercise

 

13. Permutation and Combination

Basic Concepts

Permutation and Combination

Some Useful Results

Concepts of Permutation and Combination

Practice Exercise

 

14.. Probability

Basic Concepts

Probability

Complementary Events

Practice Exercise

 

15. Mensuration

Basic Concepts

Plane Figures (Two Dimensional)

Solid Figures (Three dimensional)

Practice Exercise

 

16. Data Interpretation

Introduction

How to prepare for DI

Pie Charts

Related Formula

Practice Exercise

 

Section-II: Logical Ability

 

17. Blood Relation

Basic Concepts

Blood Relation

Terms to be Known

Method to Solve Questions Based on Blood Relation

Types of Blood Relation Questions

Practice Exercises

 

18. Number Series and Direction Test

Basic Concepts

Number Series

Direction Test

Practice Exercise

 

19. Series Completion

Introduction

Number Series

How to Find the Sequence or Pattern in a Series?

Alphabet Series

How to Find the Pattern in a Letter Series?

Practice Exercise

 

20. Inserting the Missing Characters

Introduction

Practice Exercise

 

21. Coding Decoding

Introduction

Practice Exercise

 

22. Syllogism and Venn Diagram

Basic Concepts

Venn Diagram

Venn Diagram Representation

Set Theory Based Venn Diagram

Practice Exercise

 

23. Analogy

Introduction

Practice Exercise

 

24. Calendar

Basic Concepts

Odd Days

Leap Year

Ordinary Year

Counting of Odd Days

Practice Exercise

 

25. Clock

Introduction

Minute Hand and Hour Hand

Hour Spaces and Minute Spaces

Minutes Gained by Minute Hand

Some Important Facts

Clock runs Fast

Clock runs Slow

Problems on Incorrect Clocks

Practice Exercise

 

26. Cubes and Cuboid

Introduction

Basic Concepts

Painted Cubes

Dices

Practice Exercise

 

27. Data Sufficiency

Introduction

Variations in Data Sufficiency Problems

Directions for Solving Data Sufficiency Questions

Approach to Solve Data Sufficiency Problems

Practice Exercise

 

Section-III: Verbal Ability

 

28. Verbal Ability

Verbal Analogies

Parts of Speech

Synonyms

Antonyms

Spotting the Errors

Verbal Revision

Section-IV: Practice Papers

Practice Paper 1

Answers and Explanations

Practice Paper 2

Answers and Explanations

Practice Paper 3

Answers and Explanations

Practice Paper 4

Answers and Explanations

Practice Paper 5

Answers and Explanations

Afterword