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Question No 1

Price of a mobile phone is Rs. 8,000. A man has enough money to purchase 3 mobiles. How many mobile can he purchase if the price is reduced by Rs. 2000?

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Solution!
Minimum amount of money that he has = 8,000 * 3 = 24,000! !If price is reduced to 6,000, he can purchase 24,000/6,000 = 4.

Question No 2

One year ago, the ratio of Sooraj's and Vimal's age was 6/7 respectively. Four years hence, this ratio would become 7/8. How old is Vimal?

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Solution!
Let take the age of Sooraj and Vimal, 1 year ago as 6x and 7x respectively.! !Given that, four years hence, this ratio would become 7/8.! !(6x + 5)/(7x + 5) = 7/8!48x + 40 = 49x + 35!x = 5! !Vimal's present age = 7x + 1 = 7*5 + 1 = 36.

Question No 3

Find the odd man out.

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 4

Pointing to a woman, Abhijit said, "Her granddaughter is the only daughter of my brother." How is the woman related to Abhijit?

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Solution!
Daughter of Abhijit's brother = niece of Abhijit.! !Thus the granddaughter of the woman is Abhijit's niece.! !Hence, the woman is the mother of Abhijit..

Question No 5

Choose the word that is a necessary part of the word "swimming"

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Solution!
Water is essential for swimming-without water, there is no swimming. The other choices are things that may or may not be present..

Question No 6

What is the speed of the train if it crosses a 175 meters long bridge in 41 seconds? Length of the train is 645 meters?

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Solution!
Length of the train = L1 = 645m!Length of the bridge = L2 = 175m!Time = t = 41s!Speed = v = ?! !v = (L1+L2)/t!v = (645+175)/41!v = 20m/s = 20 * 18/5 = 72 Km/h! !Hence speed of the train is 72 Km/h..

Question No 7

In a fort there is enough food sufficient for 1200 men for 10 days. How long the food would have last for if there would have been 1000 men.

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Solution!
Let food will last for x days.!As men and days are inversely proportional to each other so!x/10 = 1200/1000!x = 12! !Hence food will last for 12 days if there were 1000 men..

Question No 8

The sum of ages of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. Find out the age of the youngest child?

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Solution!
Let the age of the youngest child = x! !Then the ages of 5 children can be written as x, (x+3), (x+6),(x+9) and (x+12).! !Then,!X + (x+3) + (x+6) + (x+9) + (x+12) = 50!5x + 30 =50!5x = 20!x = 20/5 = 4.

Question No 9

Sum of three consecutive odd integers is 51. Which of the following is the smallest of the three?

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Solution!
19+17+15 = 51.

Question No 10

What is 3/4 of 92 plus 13?

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Solution!
(3/4) * 92 = 69! !69 + 13 = 82.

Question No 11

A train is running at the speed of 70 km/h. How far will it travel in 2.5 hrs?

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Solution!
Speed = v = 70 Km/h!Time = t = 2.5h!Distance = S = v*t = 70*2.5 = 175Km.

Question No 12

If the average marks of three batches of 55, 60 and 45 students respectively is 50, 55, 60, what is the average marks of all the students?

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Solution!
Weighted average will be more close to the average of that batch which has maximum number of students so aanswer is 54.68! !If you want to calculate it by formula then solution is! !(55*50 + 60*55 + 45*60)/(55 + 60 + 45) = 54.68.

Question No 13

0 , 1 , 4 , 9 , 16 , 25 , 36 , 49 , ?

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Solution!
Add 1, 3, 5, 7, etc..

Question No 14

100 , 96.75 , 93.5 , 90.25 , 87 , ?

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Solution!
Deduct 3.25 each time..

Question No 15

Pointing towards a man, a woman said, "His mother is the only daughter of my mother." How is the woman related to the man?

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Solution!
Only daughter of my mother = myself.! !Hence, the woman is the mother of the man..

Question No 16

A does 80% of a work in 20 days. He then calls in B and they together finish the remaining work in 3 days. How long B alone would take to do the whole work?

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Solution!
Whole work is done by A in (20 * 5/4) = 25 days! !Now, (1 - 4/5) i.e., 1/5 work is done by A and B in 3 days.! !Whole work will be done by A and B in (3 x 5) = 15 days.! !A's 1 day's work = 1/25!(A + B)'s 1 day's work = 1/15! !So, B's 1 day's work = (1/15 - 1/25) = 4/150 = 2/75! !Hence, B alone would do the work in 75/2 = 37.5 days..

Question No 17

A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was?

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Solution!
Let the son's present age be x years. Then, (38 - x) = x! !2x = 38!x = 19! !Hence, Son's age 5 years back (19 - 5) = 14 years..

Question No 18

TAWDRY is to SHOWY as MERETRICIOUS is to..

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 19

Reaching a party day before yesterday, I found myself two days late. If day after tomorrow is Friday. On what day was the party scheduled to be held?

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Solution!
As day after tomorrow is Friday so tomorrow is Thursday, today is Wednesday, yesterday was Tuesday and day before yesterday was Monday. Today before the day before yesterday was Saturday. Hence party was scheduled on Saturday..

Question No 20

A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. What is the present age of his son?

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Solution!
Let the present age of the son = x years! !Then present age the man = (x+24) years! !Given that in 2 years, man's age will be twice the age of his son! !(x+24) +2 = 2(x+2)!x = 22.

Question No 21

P, the daughter of K is married to G, X and G are brothers, on the basis of this information tell how P is related to G.

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Solution!
"P, the daughter of K is married to G" means P is wife of G..

Question No 22

If m is an even integer and 3m < 48 and 2m > 24 then m = ?

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Solution!
3*14 = 42 (lesser than 48)!and!2*14 = 28 (greater than 24)..

Question No 23

A shopkeeper expects a gain of 22.5% on his cost price. If in a week, his sale was of Rs. 392, what was his profit?

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Solution!
C.P. = (100/122.5) * 392!= (1000/1225) * 392!= Rs. 320! !Hence, Profit = Rs. (392 - 320) = Rs. 72..

Question No 24

Guide is to direct as reduce is to..

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Solution!
Guide and direct are synonyms, and reduce and decrease are synonyms..

Question No 25

A works twice as fast as B.If B can complete a work in 12 days independently,The number of days in which A and B can together finish the work in

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Solution!
Ratio of rates of working of A and B = 2/1! !So, ratio of times taken = 1/2! !B's 1 day's work = 1/12! !A's 1 day's work = 1/6!(2 times of B's work)! !(A + B)'s 1 day's work = (1/6 + 1/12) = 1/4! !So, A and B together can finish the work in 4 days..

Question No 26

A train travelling at the speed of 10m/s can cross a bridge in 23 seconds. If length of the train is 120 meters. What is length of the bridge?

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Solution!
Speed = v = 10m/s!Time = t = 23s!Length of train = L1 = 120m!Length of bridge = L2 = ?! !t = (L1+L2)/v!By putting values!23 = (120+L2)/10!L2 = 230 - 120 = 110m! !Hence bridge is 110m long..

Question No 27

What is Antonym of COMMISSIONED ?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 28

1 , 1 , 2 , ? , 24 , 120 , 720

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Solution!
Multiply by 1, 2, 3 and so on....

Question No 29

The length of the bridge, which a train 130 metres long and travelling at 45 km/hr can cross in 30 seconds, is

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Solution!
Speed = 45 * (5/18)!= 25/2 m/s! !Time = 30 sec! !Let the length of bridge be x metres! !Then,!(130 + x)/30 = 25/2!2(130 + x) = 750! !Hence, x = 245 m.

Question No 30

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

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Solution!
All except Eagle are flightless birds..

Question No 31

APOCRYPHAL is to CERTAINTY as CHAOTIC is to..

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 32

0 , 100 , 6 , 94 , 12 , 88 , 18 , 82 , ? , ?

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Solution!
There are two sequences interwoven.! !Add 6 starting at 0 and deduct 6 starting at 100..

Question No 33

Ali's swimming speed in still water is 18 km/h and speed of water is 6 km/h. How long will it take him to go downstream 72km?

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Solution!
Ali's swimming speed in still water = u = 18 Km/h!Speed of water = v = 6 Km/h!Total speed down the stream = 18+6 = 24 Km/h! !Distance to cover = 72 Km!time = ?! !time = distance/speed = time = 72/24 = 3 hours..

Question No 34

A can do a work in 15 days and B in 20 days.If they work on it together for 4 days,then the fraction of the work that is left is

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Solution!
A's 1 day's work = 1/15! !B's 1 day's work = 1/20! !(A + B)'s 1 day's work = (1/15 + 1/20) = 7/60! !(A + B)'s 4 day's work = (7/60 * 4) = 7/15! !Therefore, Remaining work = (1 - 7/15) = 8/15.

Question No 35

A little American and a big American are walking along a road. The little American is the big American's son. The big American is not the little American's father. Who is big American?

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Solution!
Little American is son of big American but big American is not his father, then big American must be his mother..

Question No 36

My ten years old niece is taller than my twelve years old son..

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 37

A is the father of B, but B is not A's daughter. Establish relationship of B with A.

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Solution!
A is father of B but B is not daughter of A, then B must be son of A..

Question No 38

What is 5/9 of 270?

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Solution!
(5/9) * 270 = 150.

Question No 39

A takes twice as much time as B or thrice as much time as C to finish a piece of work.Working together,they can finish the work in 2 days.B can do the work alone in

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Solution!
Suppose A, B and C take x, x/2, x/3 days respectively to finish the work.! !Then,!(1/x + 2/x + 3/x) = 1/2!6/x = 1/2!x=12! !So, B takes (12/2) = 6 days to finish the work..

Question No 40

Which number is the odd one out, 8, 27, 64, 100, 125, 216, 343

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Solution!
All others are perfect cube of any number but 100 is not the perfect cube of any number..

Question No 41

A train passes a station platform in 36 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 20 seconds. If the speed of the train is 54 km/hr, what is the length of the platform?

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Solution!
Speed = 54 * (5/18)m/s!= 15 m/s! !Length of the train = (15 x 20)m = 300 m! !Let the length of the platform be x metres! !Then,!(x+300)/36 = 15!x + 300 = 540! !Hence, x = 240 m.

Question No 42

Reptile is to lizard as flower is to..

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Solution!
A lizard is a type of reptile; a daisy is a type of flower..

Question No 43

Choose the word that is a necessary part of the word "lightning"

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Solution!
Lightning is produced from a discharge of electricity, so electricity is essential. Thunder and rain are not essential to the production of lightning (choices b and d). Brightness may be a byproduct of lightning, but it is not essential (choice c)..

Question No 44

Which one of the following is always found in 'Bravery'?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 45

How many times do the hands of a clock coincide in a day?

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Solution!
The hands of a clock coincide 11 times in every 12 hours (Since between 11 and 1, they coincide only once, i.e., at 12 o'clock).! !The hands overlap about every 65 minutes, not every 60 minutes. So, the hands coincide 22 times in a day..

Question No 46

M is the father of N who is the son of V. In order to know the relation of M to P, which of the statement/statements is/are necessary? (1) P is the brother of V (2) The daughter of N is the granddaughter of V

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Solution!
M is the father of N and N is the son of V.! !Hence, V is the mother of N.! !From (1), P is the brother of V! !Therefore, M is the brother-in-law of P because V is the wife of M.! !From (2), the daughter of N, is the granddaughter of V.!From this we do not get any relation of M to P..

Question No 47

A is as much younger than B and he is older than C. If the sum of the ages of B and C is 50 years, what is definitely the difference between B and A's age?

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Solution!
Age of C < Age of A < Age of B! !Given that sum of the ages of B and C is 50 years.! !Let's take B's age = x and C's age = 50-x! !Now we need to find out B's age - A's age.!But we cannot find out this with the given data..

Question No 48

Sachin's age after 15 years will be 5 times his age 5 years back. Find out the present age of Sachin?

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Solution!
Let the present age of Sachin = x! !Then (x+15) = 5(x-5)!4x = 40!x = 10.

Question No 49

What is the angle between the minute hand and the hour hand when the time is 1540 hours?

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Solution!
Hour hand is nearly at 3!Minute hand is at 8! !Angle between 3 and 8 is 150 degree.! !In 40 Minutes hour hand will move 1/2 * 40 = 20 degree! !Hence, Angle between hands is 150 - 20 = 130 degree.

Question No 50

A train 108 m long moving at a speed of 50 km/hr crosses a train 112 m long coming from opposite direction in 6 seconds. The speed of the second train is

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Solution!
Let the speed of the second train be x km/hr.! !Relative speed = (x + 50) km/hr!= (x+50)*(5/18) m/s!= (250+5x)18 m/s! !Distance covered = (108 + 112) = 220 m! !So, 220/[(250 + 5x) /18] = 6!250 + 5x = 660! !Hence, x = 82 km/hr.

Question No 51

What is synonym of VENT ?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 52

If A + B means A is the mother of B; A - B means A is the brother B; A % B means A is the father of B and A x B means A is the sister of B, which of the following shows that P is the maternal uncle of Q?

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Solution!
P - M = P is the brother of M! !M + N = M is the mother of N! !N x Q = N is the sister of Q! !Therefore, P is the maternal uncle of Q..

Question No 53

What is the angle between the hands of a clock at 4:20 pm?

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Solution!
At 4:20 hour hand is nearly at 4 but not perfectly at 4.!Minute hand is at 4! !If both hands are at 4 then angle is 0 degree.! !Hour hand move 1/2 degree in one minute.! !In 20 Minutes hour hand will move 1/2 * 20 = 10 degree! !Hence, Angle between hands is 0 + 10 = 10 degree.

Question No 54

Which number is the odd one out, 10, 25, 45, 54, 60, 75, 80

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Solution!
Each of the numbers except 54 is multiple of 5..

Question No 55

What will be the selling price of an article that was bought for $350 and sold at a loss of 14%?

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Solution!
14% of 350!(350*14)/100 = 49! !selling price of the article = 350 - 49 = 301.

Question No 56

The Average age of a class of 22 students is 21 years.The average increased by 1 when the teacher's age also included.What is the age of the teacher?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 57

The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock when the time is 4:20, is ?

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Solution!
Angle traced by hour hand in 13/3 hrs = (360/12 * 13/3) = 130 degree! !Angle traced by minute hand in 20 min = (360/60 * 20) = 120 degree! !So, required angle = 130 - 120 = 10 degree.

Question No 58

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

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Solution!
All except Arrow are used while holding in hand..

Question No 59

At 3:40, the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock form an angle of ...

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Solution!
Angle traced by hour hand in 12 hrs = 360 degree! !Angle traced by it in 11/3 hrs = (360/12 * 11/3) = 110 degree! !Angle traced by minute hand in 60 min. = 360 degree! !Angle traced by it in 40 min = (360/60 * 40) = 240 degree! ! So, Required angle (240 - 110) = 130 degree.

Question No 60

The miser gazed ...... at the pile of gold coins in front of him.

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Solution!
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