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

#### Question No 1

Looking at the portrait of a man, Harsh said, "His mother is the wife of my father's son. I have no brothers or sisters." At whose portrait was Harsh was looking?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 2

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
Y, W, U, S, Q, ?, ?

Solution!
The series consists of alternate letters in reverse order.

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#### Question No 3

A man moving with speed 50 km per hour which is his target late if he moves with speed 60 km per hour he reaches on time. Find the distance between his house to the target?

Solution!
=(5*6/1)*(5/60)=2.5 km.

#### Question No 4

Find the odd man out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 5

In following questions, one term in number series is incorrect.
Find out the incorrect number
5, 10, 17, 24, 37

Solution!
The sequence is + 5, + 7,...
So, 24 is wrong and should be replaced by (17 + 9) i.e. 26.

#### Question No 6

. In following questions, a sequence of groups of alphabets and numbers is provided with one term missing , Choose the missing term from options.    LXF, MTJ, NPN, OLR, ?

Solution!
The first letter of each term is moved one step forward, the second letter is moved four steps backward and the third letter is moved four steps forward to obtain the corresponding letters of the next term.
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#### Question No 7

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 8

When a number is divided by 13, the remainder is 11. When the same number is divided by 17, then remainder is 9. What is the number ?

Solution!
x = 13p + 11 and x = 17q + 9
13p + 11 = 17q + 9
17q - 13p = 2
q =(2 + 13p) /17
The least value of p for which q =(2 + 13p) /17is a whole number is p = 26
x = (13 x 26 + 11)
= (338 + 11)
= 349
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#### Question No 9

What comes next in the series 2 , 4 , 6 , 10 , 14 , 20 , ?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 10

Idiom and phrases
To cry wolf

Solution!
No description.

#### Question No 11

3/15 * 10 = ?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 12

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
Z, S, W, O, T, K, Q, G, ?

Solution!
The given sequence consists of two series :
I.    Z, W, T, V, Q, ? in which each letter is moved three steps backward to obtain the next term.
II.   S, O, K, G in which each letter is moved four steps backward to obtain the next term.
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#### Question No 13

There are six children playing football namely A, B, C, D,E nad F.
A and E are brothers. F is the sister of E. C is the only son of A's uncle.
B and D are the daughter of the brother of C's father.
How many male players are there?

Solution!
As, given A and E are brothers. Hence female. C is the son and hence male. B and D are daughter and hence female. Thus, there are three males..

#### Question No 14

A man buys a with bicycle for RS. 1500 and sold it at a loss of 15%. What is the sale price of the bicycle?

Solution!
S.p= 85% of  1500
=85/100*1500
=1275
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#### Question No 15

25, 26, 28, 31, 35, ___, 46

Solution!
Addition of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5... In series.
35 +5=40
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#### Question No 16

Conroy's age before 15 years was half of his today's age. What would be his age after 5 years

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 17

-1, 1/4, ___, 1/256, -1/3125
Find the missing.

Solution!
Given series is (-1/1)1 ,(-1/2)2 ,(-1/3)3 ,(-1/4)4 ....

#### Question No 18

Two person A & B removed from P to Q which are at a distance of 15 kilometres at 6 and 9 km respectively.B reacges Q and immediately return and met A at R. Find distance from P to R.

Solution!
Total distance travelled by both=30
Ratio of speed= 9 :3
PR= 2/2+3*30=12 km
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#### Question No 19

In a fort there is enough food sufficient for 1200 man 5 days how long the food would have last for if there would would have been thousand men.

Solution!
Let food will last for X days.
As men and days are inversely proportional to each other so
X/5=1200/1000
X=1.2*5=5
X=6
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#### Question No 20

Given that
1. A is the mother of B;
2. C is the son of A;
3. D is the brother of E;
4. E is the daughter of B.
The grandmother of D is

Solution!
Option (A)
D is the brother of E and E is the daughter of B.
This means that D is the son of B.
Also, A is the mother of B.
So, A is the grandmother of D.

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#### Question No 21

XY__X__Y__XXY__X
Find the missing.

Solution!
Three times of XYYX is using consecutively..

#### Question No 22

Find odd man out between following relations

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 23

Find the odd man out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 24

Find the odd man out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 25

What comes next?
5, 10, 8, 13, 11, 16, 14, 19...?

Solution!
Adding of 5 and subtracting of alternative in series..

#### Question No 26

What is 1/9 of 135?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 27

Idiom and phrases
To drive home

Solution!

#### Question No 28

Pointing out to a lady, David said, she is the daughter of woman who is the mother of the husband of my mother.
Who is the lady to David?

Solution!
The relations may be analyzed follows.
Mother's husband - Father.
Father,s mother- grandmother .
Grandmother ,s daughter -Father sister .
Father's sister'- Aunt.
So ,the lady is David,s aunt.
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#### Question No 29

In a family, there are six members A, B, C, D, E and F. A and B are a married couple, A being the male member. D is the only son of C, who is the brother of A. E is the sister of D. B is the daughter-in-law of F, whose husband has died. How is F related to C?

Solution!
Option (C)  A is a male and married to B. So, A is the husband and B is the wife. C is the brother of A. D is the son of C. E, who is the sister of D will be the daughter of C. B is the daughter-in-law of F whose husband has died means F is the mother of A. F is the mother of A and C is the brother of A. So, F is the mother of C.

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