PEA305 Analytical Skills Mid Term Question Paper With Answer 2019 -LPU Mid Term Question Paper

PEA305 Analytical Skills : Analytical skill ( PEA305 ) is the skill of performing an analysis. Such skills include the ability to apply logical thinking in order to break complex problems into their component parts. with this course students are able to
• analyze the problems and use logic to interpret and handle different situations
• select the appropriate approach to initiate the given problem
• solve quantitative and reasoning aptitude in competitive examinations

PEA305 Analytical Skills Mid Term  Question Paper With Answer - Page 4

Course Outcomes:
• reproduce the concepts learned to solve various questions of quantitative and reasoning
aptitude
• observe the data given and interpret it from the given problem
• apply the Concepts to solve Company Specific Aptitude tests

Unit I
Number system : HCF & LCM, divisibility rules, classification of numbers, factors, factorials, unit digit calculation, remainder properties
Average : basic average calculations, average increase and decrease, weighted average
A.P and G.P : basic formulas on arithmetic and geometric progressions, calculation of general terms,
sum of n terms calculation

Unit II
Percentage : basic percentage calculations, percentage to fraction, percentage comparison,
percentage increase and decrease, population change in percentage
Profit loss discount : basic concepts of cost price selling price and marked price, calculations of
profit and loss percentage, types of discount and discount percentages, comparison of profit or loss
with discount percentage
Simple and compound interest : basic concepts of interest calculations, comparison of simple and
compound interest, EMI calculations

Unit III
Logical reasoning : number series, alpha series, alphabet test, coding and decoding, language
coding
Unit IV
Ratio and proportions : basic concepts of ratio and proportions and ages, problems based on ratio
and proportions and ages, problems based on partnerships and profit sharing
Alligation and mixtures : conceptual knowledge of alligation and mixtures, problems based on
alligation and mixtures
Unit V
Permutation : basic principle of counting, numerical permutation(formation of numbers and sum of
numbers), alpha permutation(rearrangement of words and rank of a word), linear and circular
permutation, logical permutation
Combination : basic formulas of combination, formation of committee, combination of identical
objects
Probability : concept of probability, classification of events, conditional probability, problems based
on coins dices and cards

Unit VI
Analytical reasoning : Blood Relation, Direction Sense

Text Books:
1. QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS by DR.R.S. AGGARWAL, S
Chand Publishing
2. A MODERN APPROACH TO VERBAL AND NON-VERBAL REASONING by DR. R.S. AGGARWAL, S
Chand Publishing