# IQ Contest, Daily, Weekly & Monthly IQ & Mathematics Competitions

#### Question No 1

8988 Ã· 8 Ã· 4 = ?

Solution!
Given Exp. = 8988 x1/8x1/4=2247/8= 280.875
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#### Question No 2

In alphabet series, some alphabets are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.
gfe _ ig _ eii _ fei _ gf _ ii

Solution!
The series is gfeii / gfeii / gfeii / gfeii. Thus, the pattern gfeii is repeated
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#### Question No 3

84, 78, 72, 66, 60, 54, 48, ?, ?
What numbers should come next?

Solution!
In this simple subtraction series, each number is 6 less than the previous number.
Rule = (1st number), (1st no. - 6 = 2nd no.), (2nd no. - 6 = 3rd no.). . .
Now in our case,
(84), (84 - 6 = 78), (78 - 6 = 72), (72 - 6 = 66), (66 - 6 = 60), (60 - 6 = 54), (54 - 6 = 48), (48 - 6 = 42), (42 - 6 = 36).
So the answer is B = 42, 36.

#### Question No 4

What comes next?
1.5, 3, 4.5, 6, 7.5, 9â€¦?

Solution!
9+1.5= 10.5

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#### Question No 5

The present ages of 3 persons are in proportion 3 : 4 : 5. After 5 years, the sum of their age is 75. Find their present age in years.

Solution!
Let their present ages be 3x, 4x and 5x years respectively.
Then, (3x+ 5) + (4 x + 5 ) + ( 5 x + 5 ) =75
12 x = 60
x = 5
so, the present ages are 10 years, 15 years and 20 years respectively.
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#### Question No 6

The present ages of three Ladies are in proportion 4:7:9. Eight years ago, the sum of their ages eight years ago(in years).

Solution!
Let their present ages be 4x,7x and 9x years respectively.
Then,(4x-8)+(7x-8)+(9x-8)=76
20x=100
x=5
Their present ages are 12 years ,27 years and 37 years respectively.
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#### Question No 7

All the six members of a family A, B, C, D, E and F are travelling together. B is the son of C but C is not the mother of B, A and C are a married couple. E is the brother of C. D is the daughter of A. F is the brother of B. How many male members are there in the family?

Solution!

Option: (D)

B is the son of C but C is not the mother of B means C is the father of B. A is married to C means A is the mother of B. F is brother of B means F is son of A and C. D is daughter of A means D is daughter A and C. A is the mother and hence female. B is the son and hence male. C is the husband and hence male. D is the daughter and hence female. E is the brother and hence male. F is the son and hence male. So , there are four males.

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#### Question No 8

0.75 Is The Same As?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 9

Price of a girl increase from 30 0000 to 320000. What is the percentage increase?

Solution!
Increase in price=320000-300000
=20000
Percentage increase=(20000/300000)*100
=6.6%
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#### Question No 10

John's pocket money is half of his sister. Once he got \$10 with 25% extra reward. What can be his sister's pocket money?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 11

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.

Solution!
The first and second letter of each term are moved four steps forward to obtain the corresponding letters of the next term.
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#### Question No 12

16, 8, 24,___, 36, 18, 54, 27, 81

Solution!
It is alternative series of divided by 2 and multiply by 3.
16/2=8, 8x3=24, 24/2=12, 12x3=36,
36/2=18, 18x3=54, 54/2=27, 27x3=81.
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#### Question No 13

What comes only once in danger but twice in ranger?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 14

Look at this series: 80, 10, 70, 15, 60, . . .
What number should come next?

Solution!
This is an alternating addition and subtraction series.
In the first pattern, 10 is subtracted from each number to arrive at the next.
In the second, 5 is added to each number to arrive at the next.
First pattern (80) (80 - 10 = 70) (70 - 10 = 60) (60 - 10 = 50)
Second pattern (10) (10 + 5 = 15) (15 + 5 = 20)

#### Question No 15

A family consists of six children naming P,Q,R,X,Y and Z. Q is the son R but R is not the mother of Q. P and R are married couples. Y is brother of R. X is the daughter of P. Z is the brother of P. How many children does P have?

Solution!
Q is the son of R but R is not the mother. So,P is married to R .  So, P is the wife of R and the mother of Q. X is daughter of P and hence of R and so she is the sister of Q. Y is the brother of R and Z is the brother of P. Clearly Q is the son of P and X is daughter of P. so, P has two children. .

#### Question No 16

Choose the word that has same or nearly the same meaning of sphere.

Solution!
A Sphere is a figure formed by the revolution of a circle about its diameter and is synonymous globe..

#### Question No 17

The largest 5 digit number exactly divisible by 91 is:

Solution!
Largest 5-digit number = 99999.
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#### Question No 18

Phil Tom's father. Phil is 35 old years old. Three years ago, phil was 4 times as old as his son was then. How old is Tom now?

Solution!
P=35
P - 3 = 4(T- 3)
35 - 3=4(T- 3)
32 =4(T- 3)
8 = T- 3
T = 8 + 3 = 11
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#### Question No 19

Come is to came as Ride is to

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 20

T, R, P, N, L, K, J, H....?
What's next?

Solution!
One gap series..

#### Question No 21

A farmer bought a harvesstor for RS. 1500 and sold it for RS.1550.
Find its profit percentage?

Solution!
Profit=1550-1500
=50
Profit percentage=50/1500*100=3.3%
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#### Question No 22

Which one of the following is a leap year?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 23

99+99+98+99+98 = ?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 24

The average of six consecutive odd numbers is 61. What is the difference between the highest and lowest numbers:

Solution!
Let's 6 consecutive odd numbers are:
3,5,7,9,11,13
Lowest term is 3 and highest is 13
13-3=10
So difference of 10 will remain the same in the consecutive series numbers.

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#### Question No 25

The front row in a movie theatres has 253 seats . If you were asked to sit in the seat that occupied the median  position,comma in which seat would you have to sit?

Solution!
12 is median in between 1 to 23.

#### Question No 26

Find sequence?
19869, 98691, 86919â€¦?

Solution!
Shifting of 1 digit in left direction.

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#### Question No 27

What is 4th term of the sequence below ACE , BEG , CGI...

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 28

In following questions, a sequence of groups of alphabets and numbers is provided with one term missing , Choose the missing term from options.      shg, rif, qje, pkd, ?

Solution!
The first and third letters of each term are moved one step backward and the second letter is moved one step forward to obtain the corresponding letters of the next term.
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#### Question No 29

DYMLT is to EZNMU as 45500 is to

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 30

Two bus tickets from city A to B and three tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 77 but three tickets from city A to B and two tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 73. What are the fares for cities B and C from A ?