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Question No 1

A man was accompanying a girl, on being asked who the girl was the man said, "Her father was the only son of my father". What was the girl to man?

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Solution!
If I am a boy and I am only son of my father it means I am talking about myself.! !Same is the case here man is father of the girl..

Question No 2

What will be the selling price of an article that was bought for $1150 and sold at profit of 6%?

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Solution!
6% of 1150!= (1150*6)/100 = 69! !Selling price = 1150+69 = 1219.

Question No 3

When R is divided by 7 remainder is 3. What is the remainder when 3R is divided by 7?

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Solution!
No answer description is available for this question..

Question No 4

Cup is to coffee as bowl is to..

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Solution!
Coffee goes into a cup and soup goes into a bowl..

Question No 5

100 , 96.75 , 93.5 , 90.25 , 87 , ?

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Solution!
Deduct 3.25 each time..

Question No 6

If P + Q means P is the brother of Q; P x Q means P is the father of Q and P - Q means P is the sister of Q, which of the following relations shows that I is the niece of K?

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Solution!
K + Y = K is the brother of Y! !Y x I = Y is the father of I! !Hence, K is the uncle of I! !and I - Z = I is the sister of Z! !Hence, I is the niece of K..

Question No 7

A train travelling at 36 km/h took 10 seconds to pass a stationary man. What was the length of the train?

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Solution!
Speed = v = 36 Km/h = 36*(5/18) = 10m/s!Time = t = 10s!Length of the train = L = ?! !L = v*t!By putting values!L = 10*10 = 100m! !Hence length of the train is 100 meter..

Question No 8

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 9

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 10

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

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

Question No 11

4 men and 6 women can complete a work in 8 days, while 3 men and 7 women can complete it in 10 days. In how many days will 10 women complete it?

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Solution!
Let, 1 man's 1 day's work = x!and!1 woman's 1 day's work = y! !Then, 4x + 6y = 1/8 nd 3x + 7y = 1/10! !Solving the two equations, we get!x = 11/400!y = 1/400! !So, One woman's 1 day's work = 1/400! !10 women's 1 day's work = (1/400 * 10) = 1/40! !Hence, 10 women will complete the work in 40 days..

Question No 12

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 13

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

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Solution!
Words are a necessary part of language. Slang is not necessary to language (choice b). Not all languages are written (choice c).Words do not have to be spoken in order to be part of a language (choice a)..

Question No 14

What is found necessarily in a race?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 15

Speed of water in certain river is 6 km/h and it takes a boat four times as long to row up as to row down the river. What is the speed of boat in still water?

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Solution!
Let speed of boat in still water is x.!Speed of water = v = 6 Km/h!As downstream speed is four times the upstream speed so! !(x+6) = 4(x-6)!x+6 = 4x-24!30 = 3x!x = 10! !Hence speed of boat in still water is 10 Km/h.

Question No 16

Carbon is to Diamond as Corundum is to?

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Solution!
As Diamond is made of Carbon similarly Ruby is made of Corundum..

Question No 17

What is 10 less 5/9 of 117?

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Solution!
(5/9) * 117 = 65! !65 - 10 = 55.

Question No 18

16 men dig a ditch in 10 days. How many men would be required to complete the job in half the time?

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Solution!
Double number of men are required to complete the job in half time..

Question No 19

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 20

Our teacher has come out with another puzzle for her students. It is, "If three days ago was the day before Friday, What day will be after tomorrow?"

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Solution!
Three days ago was Thursday and today is Sunday, so the day after tomorrow will be Tuesday..

Question No 21

Deduct 865 from 1063.

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Solution!
1063 - 865 = 198.

Question No 22

How many times in a day, are the hands of a clock in straight line but opposite in direction?

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Solution!
The hands of a clock point in opposite directions (in the same straight line) 11 times in every 12 hours. (Because between 5 and 7 they point in opposite directions at 6 o'clcok only).! !So, in a day, the hands point in the opposite directions 22 times..

Question No 23

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

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

Question No 24

How many non-leap years are there from 1801 to 1900?

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Solution!
Leap year comes after 4 years!In one century there will be 24 leap years! !Hence, there will be 76 non leap years from 1801 to 1900..

Question No 25

X is 4 times as old as y. 4 years ago, X was 10 times as old as Y. What will be the ratio of their ages 6 years hence?

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Solution!
Given that!X = 4Y ...(1)! !and!X-4 = 10(Y-4)!X-4 = 10Y-40!X-10Y = -36!10Y-X = 36 ...(2)! !Put value of X from equation(1) in equation(2)!10Y-4Y = 36!6Y = 36!Y = 6! !Put value of Y in equation(1)!X = 4*6!X = 24! !After 6 years!Y = 24+6!Y = 30!and!X = 6+6!X = 12! !Ratio between X and Y is!30/12 = 5/2! !Hence after 6 years ratio between ages of X and Y will be 5/2..

Question No 26

The difference of the ages of two brothers is 2 and the difference of the square of their ages is 16. The age of smaller one is?

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Solution!
Let present age of elder brother is y and present age of younger brother is x.! !Given that!y-x = 2 ...(1)! !and!(y^2)-(x^2) = 16!(y+x)(y-x) = 16! !Put value of (y-x) from equation(1)!2(y+x) = 16!y+x = 8 ...(2)! !By simultaneously solving equation(1) and equation(2) we have!y = 5!and!x = 3! !Hence present age of younger brother is 3 years..

Question No 27

If A $ B means A is the brother of B; A / B means A is the wife of B; A # B means A is the daughter of B and A * B means A is the father of B, which of the following indicates that U is the father-in-law of P?

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Solution!
(1) P / Q = P is the wife of Q! !(2) Q $ T = Q is the brother of T! !T # U = T is the daughter of U! !Hence,!(3)Q is the son of U! !U * W = U is the father of W.! !From (1) and (3), U is the father-in-law of P..

Question No 28

If a amount of $120 is divided among A and B in the ratio 1/2 then A will get?

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Solution!
A will get half amount which B got.So if A's amount is 40, B's amount will be 80 (double of A's amount)..

Question No 29

If A $ B means A is the brother of B; B * C means B is the son of C; C / D means C is the wife of D and A # D means A is the son of D, how C is related to A?

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Solution!
A $ B = A is the brother of B! !B * C = B is the son of C! !Hence, A is the son of C! !C / D = C is the wife of D! !Hence, C is the mother of A..

Question No 30

Find the odd man out.

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Solution!
Remaining are narcotics..

Question No 31

Which one of the following is always associated with 'justice'?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 32

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 33

A train of length 150 metres is running at the speed of 20m/s. In what time will it cross a 130 metre long bridge?

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Solution!
Length of the train = L1 = 150m!Length of bridge = L2 = 130m!Speed = v = 20m/s! !t = (L1 + L2)/v!t = (150+130)/20!t = 14! !Hence the train will pass the 130 meter long bridge in 14 seconds..

Question No 34

What is synonym of VENT ?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 35

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 36

Twenty women can do a work in sixteen days. Sixteen men can complete the same work in fifteen days. What is the ratio between the capacity of a man and a woman?

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Solution!
(20 x 16) women can complete the work in 1 day.! !So, woman's 1 day's work = 1/320! !(16 x 15) men can complete the work in 1 day.! !So, 1 man's 1 day's work = 1/240! !So, required ratio = (1/240) / (1/320)!= (1/3) / (1/4) = 4/3.

Question No 37

Which of the following is not a leap year?

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Solution!
The century divisible by 400 is a leap year.! !So, The year 600 is not a leap year..

Question No 38

Meena is thrice as old as Sheraz. Fatima will be twice as old as Meena 6 years hence. Six years ago Sheraz was five years old. What is Fatima's present age?

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Solution!
Let present age of Sheraz is x and present age of Fatima is y.! !So,!Meena's age = 3x! !Given that!y+6 = 2(3x+6) ...(1)!and!x-6 = 5!x = 11! !Put value of x in equation(1)! !y+6 = 2(33+6)!y+6 = 78!y = 72! !Hence Fatima's present age is 72 years..

Question No 39

Ten years ago, P was half of Q in age. If the ratio of their present ages is 3/4, what will be the total of their present ages?

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Solution!
Let the present age of P and Q be 3x and 4x respectively.! !Ten years ago, P was half of Q in age.! !(3x - 10) = 1/2 * (4x - 10)!6x - 20 = 4x - 10!2x = 10!x = 5! !total of their present ages!= 3x + 4x = 7x = 7 * 5!= 35.

Question No 40

A train travelling at he speed of 72km/h can cross a platform in 17 seconds. If length of the train is 180 meters, what is the length of the platform?

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Solution!
Speed of train = v = 72Km/h = 72*(5/18) = 20m/s! !Time = t = 17s!Length of the train = L1 = 180m!Length of the platform = L2 = ?! !t = (L1+L2)/v!By putting values!17 = (180+L2)/20!340-180 = L2!L2 = 160m! !Hence length of the platform is 160m..

Question No 41

Embarrassed is to humiliated as frightened is to..

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Solution!
If someone has been humiliated, they have been greatly embarrassed.If someone is terrified, they are extremely frightened..

Question No 42

Catching the earlier train will give us the ...... to do some shopping.

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 43

Find the correctly spelt word.

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 44

John can swim at the speed of 20 km/h in still water and speed of water is 3 km/h. What is his swimming speed with water?

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Solution!
John's speed in still water = u = 20 Km/h!Speed of water = v = 3 Km/h!John's speed with water = u+v = 20+3 = 23 Km/h.

Question No 45

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 46

Which of the following is a prime number?

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Solution!
A prime number is the number which is divisible by 1 and by itself only! !and 2 is the only one even number which is prime..

Question No 47

The reflex angle between the hands of a clock at 10:25 is

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Solution!
Angle traced by hour hand in 125/12 hrs = (360/12 * 125/12) = 625/2 degree! !Angle traced by minute hand in 25 min = (360/60 * 25) = 150 degree! !So, Reflex angle = 360 - (625/2 - 150) = 197.5 degree.

Question No 48

If M x N means M is the daughter of N; M + N means M is the father of N; M % N means M is the mother of N and M - N means M is the brother of N then P % Q + R - T x K indicates which relation of P to K?

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Solution!
P % Q = P is the mother of Q! !Q + R = Q is the father of R! !R - T = R is the brother of T! !Hence, Q is the father of T! !T x K = T is the daughter of K! !Hence, Q is the husband of K.! !Therefore, P is the mother-in-law of K..

Question No 49

The 15th of the month falls on the day preceding Sunday, on what day will the 6th of the month fall?

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Solution!
As on 15th of the month day is Saturday so on 8th the day will also Saturday. Hence on 6th of the month day will be Thursday(Two days before Saturday)..

Question No 50

20 years ago my age was 1/3 of what it is now. What is my present age?

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Solution!
Let my present age is x.! !Given that!x-20 = (1/3)x!3x-60 = x!2x = 60!x = 30! !Hence my present age is 30 years..

Question No 51

DIFFIDENT is to CONFIDENCE as UNSTABLE is to..

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 52

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

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Solution!
All except Gazel are animals found in the mountains..

Question No 53

A can do a certain work in the same time in which B and C together can do it.If A and B together could do it in 10 days and C alone in 50 days,then B alone could do it in

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Solution!
(A + B)'s 1 day's work = 1/10! !C's 1 day's work = 1/50! !(A + B + C)'s 1 day's work = (1/10 + 1/50) = 6/50 = 3/25...(1)! !A's 1 day's work = (B + C)'s 1 day's work .... (2)! !From (1) and (2), we get!2 * (A's 1 day's work) = 3/25! !A's 1 day's work = 3/50! !So, B's 1 day's work (1/10 - 3/50) = 2/50 = 1/25! !Hence, B alone could do the work in 25 days..

Question No 54

A train 360 m long is running at a speed of 45 km/hr. In what time will it pass a bridge 140 m long?

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Solution!
Formula for converting from km/hr to m/s is!X km/hr = x * (5/18)m/s! !Therefore,!Speed = 45 * (5/18) = 25/2 m/s! !Total distance to be covered = (360 + 140) m = 500 m! !Formula for finding Time = (Distance/Speed)! !Hence, Required time = (500*2)/25!= 40 seconds.

Question No 55

A's age is 3/4 of that of B's. Two years ago A's age was 1/2 of what B will be in 4 years. How old is A now?

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Solution!
Given that!A = (3/4)B ...(1)! !and!A-2 = (1/2)(B+4)!2A-4 = B+4!2A-B = 8! !Put value of B from equation(1)!2A-(4/3)A = 8!6A-4A = 24!2A = 24!A = 12! !Hence A is 12 years old now..

Question No 56

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 ages of children be x, (x + 3), (x + 6), (x + 9) and (x + 12) years.! !Then,!x + (x + 3) + (x + 6) + (x + 9) + (x + 12) = 50!5x = 20!x = 4! !Hence, Age of the youngest child = x = 4 years.

Question No 57

If South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will West become?

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Solution!
No answer description available for this question..

Question No 58

An article was sold at a loss of 15% for $476. What is the cost price of the article?

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Solution!
Let cost price of the article is x.!15% of x = (15x)/100 = 3x/20! !Now!(3x/20) + 476 = x!3x+9520 = 20x!9520 = 17x!x = 560! !Hence cost price of the article is $560..

Question No 59

A does not have any sons or brothers, but B's father is A's father's son. What is B to A?

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Solution!
A's father's son means A himself. And B is his child. may be daughter or son. In options only daughter is given so it must be the answer..

Question No 60

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..
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