# NNPC Past Questions and Answers (Free Download)

Practice NNPC past questions and answers for the 2024 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Graduate Training Programme and prepare ahead for the aptitude test.

A crucial stage of the NNPC recruitment process is the Aptitude test stage where around 80 – 90% of applicants get dropped. To get through this stage and land your dream in NNPC, we have compiled a list of aptitude test questions below for you to practice.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Aptitude Test is a Computer-Based Assessment (CBA) and is a multiple-choice question that is divided into different categories. Namely:

General Questions

Quantitative Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Skill Test

#### NNPC Aptitude Test Past Questions

We have created 30 questions for you to practice. These questions give you an insight into how NNPC sets its questions and the format they use. You can proceed directly to download the NNPC past questions and answers below for free.

Select the answer where the word pair shown has the most similar relationship.

**1)** deplete : decrease**A. shun : avoid**

B. overlook : find

C. danger : evade

D. like : detest

**2)** anaesthetic : numb

A. vaccine : virus

B. disease : drug**C. sedative : drowsy**

D. action : lunacy

**3)** corrode : acid

A. shoal : bird

B. ocean : wave

C. pack : cat**D. pod : dolphin**

Select the answer which fits best with the group.

**4) **nile, amazon, rhine

A. baltic

B. michigan

C. **danube **

D. victoria

**5)** snake, lizard, tortoise

A. frog**B. crocodile **

C. newt

D. toad

**6)** capricorn, aries, aquarius

A. gemini**B. zodiac**

C. andromeda

D. astrology

**7) **ash, beech, elm

A. pine

B. Cactus

C. ivy**D. Oak**

**8) **Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – compromise**A. confrontation **

B. concession

C. indulgence

D. allowance

**9) **Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – opulence

A. magnanimity

B. abstinence

C. moderation**D. poverty**

**10) **Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – deliberate

A. purposeful

B. conscious**C. accidental **

D. intentional

**11)** If I give you seven apples, you will then have five times as many as I would then have, however, if you give me seven apples, we will then both have the same number of apples. How many apples do we currently have?

A. I have 24 apples and you have 18 apples

B. I have 10 apples and you have 32 apples

C. I have 18 apples and you have 24 apples**D. I have 14 apples and you have 28 apples **

E. I have 12 apples and you have 20 apples

**12) **If it takes Seyi twenty minutes to boil an egg in 1.5 litres of water, how long will it take Ala who is 3 years older than Seyi to boil 4 eggs in 1.5 litres of water?

A. 10 minutes**B. 20 minutes**

C. 25 minutes

D. 5 minutes

E. 80 minutes

**13) **Amakiri spent N125 for a camera and some film. The camera cost N100 more than the film. What percent of the cost of the two items did Amakiri spend for the camera?

A. 40%**B. 90% **

C. 60%

D. 100%

E. 20%

**14) **How many two cent stamps are there in a dozen?

A. 2

B. 10**C. 12**

D. 24

E. 30

**15) **The price of garri rose by 40% last week and fell by 40% this week. What is the total rise or fall in percentage?

A. 40%**B. 16%**

C. 20%

D. 100%

E. 67%

**16)** 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?

A. 37kgs

B. 45kgs**C. 61kgs **

D. 72kgs

E. 75kgs

**17)** Mr. Kalada is three times as old as his son. After fifteen years, Mr. Kalada will be twice as old as his son’s age at that time. Hence, Mr. Kalada’s present age is.

A. 48**B. 45 **

C. 42

D. 36

E. 28

**18)** What number comes next in this sequence? 917452, 97452, 9745, 975, ?

A. 975

B. 974**C. 97 **

D. 95

E. 94

**19)** There is a pole in a lake. One-half of the pole is in the ground, another one-third of it is covered by water, and 12 ft is out of the water. What is the total length of the pole in ft?

A. 12 ft

B. 34 ft

C. 56 ft

D. 64 ft**E. 72 ft **

**20) **Boneri was 24 when his son Ibifuro was born. If Boneri is now 3 times as old as Ibifuro, how many years ago was Boneri 4 times as old as Ibifuro?**A. 4**

B. 6

C. 8

D. 12

E. 18

**21) **In Nigeria, PTDF is known as .

A. Petroleum Training and Development Foundation

B. Petroleum Technical Development Funds**C. Petroleum Trust Development Fund**

D. Petroleum Training Development Fund

**22)** In Nigeria, NITDA is known as .**A. National Information Technology Development Agency**

B. Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency

C. National Information Technology Development Authority

D. National Institute of Technology Development Agency

**23)** In Nigeria, PENGASSAN stands for .

A. Petroleum Natural Gas Senior Staff of Nigeria**B. Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria **

C. Petroleum and Natural Gas Association of Senior Staff of Nigeria

D. Petrol and Natural Gas Association of Senior Staff of Nigeria

**24) **In, the first Aeroplane in Nigeria landed in Kano State.**A. 1925**

B. 1937

C. 1961

D. 1955

**25) **In February 2013, awarded the Minister, the 2012 Champion Man of the year.

A. Guardian Newspaper**B. Champion Newspaper**

C. Champion Magazine

D. Silverbird Group

**26)** Heathrow Airport is a based airport.**A. London**

B. Paris

C. Germany

D. China

**27)** Which of the following airlines operating in Nigeria is not a domestic airline?

A. ADC Airline**B. KLM Airline **

C. Chanchangi Airline

D. Sosoliso Airline

**28) **Nigeria has a total of airports operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.**A. 22 **

B. 21

C. 23

D. 24

**29) **The first female pilot in Nigeria is _.

A. Blessing Liman

B. Aderonke Kale

C. Itinu Hotonu**D. Mrs Chinyere Oyenaucheye **

**30) **Which of the following is NOT an airline operating locally or internationally in Nigeria?

A. Turkish Airlines

B. Qatar Airways**C. Donghai Airlines **

D. IRS Airlines

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