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

#### Question No 1

The largest 5 digit number exactly divisible by 91 is:

Solution!
Largest 5-digit number = 99999.
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#### Question No 2

Mustang : ______ : : jaguar : cat

Solution!
A mustang is a type of horse, jaguar is a type of cat..

#### Question No 3

Which word is opposite of soothe?

Solution!
Top soothe is to comfort; to aggravate is to irritate..

#### Question No 4

In alphabet series, some alphabets are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.
b _ b _ bb _ _ bbb _ bb _ b

Solution!
The series is babb / bbab / bbba / bbbb. Thus, in each sequence, a moves one step forward and b takes its place and finally in the fourth sequence, it is eliminated..

#### Question No 5

A farmer bought a cow for rupees 14000 and sold it for rupees 15000. Find his profit percentage?

Solution!
Profit=15000-14000
=1000
Profit percentage=(1000/14000)*100=7%
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#### Question No 6

3897 x 999 = ?

Solution!
( B ). 3893103
3897 x 999= 3897 x (1000 - 1)
= 3897 x 1000 - 3897 x 1
= 3897000 - 3897
= 3893103.
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#### Question No 7

54, 54, 63, 63, 72, 72, 81....
What's next?

Solution!
Difference of 9 in pairs..

#### Question No 8

There are two sisters where, Lily is younger than Mandy by 5 years. If the ratio of their ages is 3 :8. Find the age of Mandy?

Solution!
If Mandy age is X, then Lily age is X - 5,
so X - 5 / X =3 / 8
8 x- 40 = 3 x
5X= 40
X =8
so age of Lily is X - 5
8 - 5 = 3.
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#### Question No 9

A person covers 108 km in 3 hours. What is his speed in metre per second?

Solution!
108 km= 108*1000
=108000
3 hours =3*60"60=10800 sec
Speed= Distance/ Time
Speed= 108000/10800
Speed= 10 m/s
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#### Question No 10

7 - 6 Ã·2 + 2 Ã— 3

Solution!
By using DMAS  rule:
= 7 - 6 Ã· 2 + 2 Ã— 3
= 7 - 3 + 2Ã—3
= 7 - 3 + 6
= 7 + 3
= 10
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#### Question No 11

A bike on electric battery is moving towards north. It's kick will be towards ______ side:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 12

On Thuesday Bloom bought five hats. On Wednesday half of all the hats that she had were destroyed.On Thursday there were only 17 left. How many did she have on Monday?

Solution!
On Monday n.o of hat =x
On Tuesday=x+5
On Wednesday :x+5/2
bloom left with:
x+5/2=17
x+5=17Ã—2
x+5=34
x=34-5
x=29
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#### Question No 13

If you toss a coin 13th time it lands head up every time, what are the chances it will land head if you toss it again.

Solution!
Still there is 50% chance for head and tail would be same, because it is independent event..

#### Question No 14

There are six persons A, B, C, D, E and F. C is the sister of F. B is the brother of E's husband. D is the father of A and grandfather of F. There are two fathers, three brothers and a mother in the group. Who is E's husband?

Solution!

Option (C)

D is father of A and grandfather of F. So, A is father of F. Thus, D and A are the two fathers. C is the sister of F. So, C is the daughter of A. Since there is only one mother, it is evident that E is the wife of A and hence the mother of C and C and F. So, B is brother of A. There are three brothers. So, F is the brother of C. Clearly, A is E's husband.

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#### Question No 15

(I).   A, B, C, D, E and F are six members of a family.
(II). One couple has parents and their children in the family.
(III). A is the son of C and E is the daughter of A.
(IV). D is the daughter of F who is the mother of E.
What relationship do D and E bear to each other ?

Solution!
Option (D)
E is the daughter of A and F is the mother of E. So, A is the father of E and hence the husband of F. Now, D is the daughter of F. So, D and E are the daughters of A and F.
Also, A is the son of C. Now, only B remains. Thus, B and C are the parents of A.
Clearly, D and E are sisters.

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#### Question No 16

Choose or find odd number
43 , 53 , 63 , 73 , 83

Solution!
Each of the numbers except 63, is a prime number.
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#### Question No 17

Centimeter is to meter as inch is to

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 18

A family consists of six members P, Q, R, S, T and U. There are two married couples. Q is a doctor and the father of T. U is grandfather of R and is a contractor. S is grandmother of T and is a housewife. There is one doctor, one contractor, one nurse, one housewife and two students in the family. Who is the sister of T?

Solution!
Q, the Doctor, is the father of T. S, the Housewife, is the grandmother of T and hence the mother of Q. Since there are only two married couples one being that of Q, the grandfather of R i.e., U must be married to S. Thus, R and T will be both children of Q and these must be the students. So, P, who remains, shall be the wife of Q and she alone can be the nurse. Thus, U must be the contractor.
Clearly, R and T are children of same parents. So, R will be the sister of T.

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#### Question No 19

The average of 6 quantities is 4. The average of 3 them is 3. What is the average of the remaining three numbers?

Solution!

The average of 6 quantities is 4.
Therefore ,the sum of the 6 quantities is 6 Ã— 4 = 24.
The average of three of these 3 quantities is 3.
Therefore, the sum of these three quantities = 3 Ã— 3 = 9
The sum of the remaining three quantities = 24 - 9 = 15 .
Average of these three quantities = 15 / 3 = 5.
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#### Question No 20

Baste: cooking::____: gardening.

Solution!
Baste is a cooking term, and mulch is a gardening term..

#### Question No 21

A family consists of six members P, Q, R, X, Y and Z. Q is the son of R but R is not mother of Q. P and R are a married couple. Y is the brother of R. X is the daughter of P. Z is the brother of P. Who is the brother-in-law of P?

Solution!
Option (C)
Q is the son of R but R is not the mother. So, R is the father of Q. P is married to R. So, P is the wife of R and the mother of Q. X is the 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.
R is the husband of P and Z is the brother of P. R is husband of P and Y is brother of R so, Y is brother in law of P..

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#### Question No 22

1. arthropod 2. artificer 3. arteriole 4. artichoke 5. arthritis 6. arthritic If we arrange above words in Alphabetical order, what would be the order?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 23

If their is a round cake and give it 3 straight cuts then how many piece there are?

Solution!
Think it 3 dimensionally
If you give one straight cut from its cylindrical height and 2 cuts from its diameter it will be 8 piece of cake.
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#### Question No 24

Festival must have:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 25

Idiom and phrases
To keeps one's temper.

Solution!

#### Question No 26

1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, .... Common ratio will be:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

By selling an article for $100 A shopkeeper losses 20% what is the cost price of the article? #### Select the correct answer Solution! Let cost price of the article is x. 20% of x=(x*20)/100=x/5 X/5+100=x X+500=5x 4x=500 X=125 . #### Question No 28 On selling 17 balls at the rate$500 there is a loss equal to price of 5 balls . The cost price of a ball?

Solution!
(C.p of 15 balls)-( S.p of 15 balls)= (price of 5 balls)
C.p of 12 balls=S.p of 17 balls=500
=41
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#### Question No 29

In following questions, one term in number series is incorrect.
Find out the incorrect number
56, 72, 90, 110, 132, 150

Solution!
The numbers are 7 * 8, 8 * 9, 9 * 10, 10 *11, 11 * 12, 12 * 13.
So, 150 is wrong and must be replaced by (12 * 13) i.e. 156..

#### Question No 30

Choose or find odd number pair
(21 - 6) , (28 - 42) , (42 - 12) , (84 -24)