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Question No 1

The price of an article increases from $50 to$60. What is the percentage increase?

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Solution!
Increase in price=60-50=10
% increase=(10/60)*100
=16%
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Question No 2

All the six members A,B,C,D,Eand F of the family are travelling together.B is the son of C but C is not the mother of B. A and C are married couple . E is the brother of C. D is daughter of A .F is the brother of B . Which of the following is a pair of females.

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Solution!
B is the son of 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 the brother of B means F is son of A and C .D is daughter of A means D is daughter of A means D is daughter A and C. Clearly, the females are mother A and daughter D..

Question No 3

Development : sprawl : : famine : _____

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Solution!
Development is a cause of sprawl, and famine is a cause of malnutrition..

Question No 4

Three persons are walking from a place A to another place B their speeds are in ratio of 4 :3 :5. The time ratio to reach B by these person will be:

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Solution!
Ratio of speed= 4:3:5
Therefore ratios of time taken= (1/4):(1/3):(1/5)=15:20:12
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Question No 5

What comes next? A , J , X , H , U , F , ?

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 6

Find Odd one out:

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 7

The reporter gave a ________and accurate account of the event.

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Solution!
Concise is correct one..

Question No 8

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

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Solution!
The series is cabbbb / cabbbb / cabbbb. Thus, the pattern cabbbb is repeated.
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Question No 9

n^2 is the sum of first "n"

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 10

What is 8/7 of 63?

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 11

X is to '3rd Last' as B is to

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 12

Parsely: garnish::salt:_____

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Solution!
Parsely is used as granish,and salt is used as a seasoning..

Question No 13

In following questions, three sequence of alphabets/numerals are provided which correspond to each other in some way. Find out alphabets/numerals that come in the blank places. Choose the correct option
A _ B A C _ D _ B C D C _ 3 _ 2 _ 1 _ 4 ? ? ? ? d c _ _ b a c b _ _ _ _

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Solution!
Clearly, 2 corresponds to A.
Now, b corresponds to C and 4 corresponds to b.
So, 4 corresponds to C.
c corresponds to D and 3 corresponds to c.
So, 3 corresponds to D.
So, the remaining number i.e., 1 corresponds to B.
Thus, BCDC corresponds to 1, 4, 3, 4. .

Question No 14

How many prime numbers are there in the list 1, 12, 123, 1234, 12 345, 123 456 ?

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Solution!
It is important to remember that we do not regard 1 as a prime number. We see that 12, 1234 and 123 456 are not prime numbers because they are divisible by 2. Also, 123 is not a prime number because it is divisible by 3, and 12 345 is not a prime number because it is divisible by 5. So there are no prime numbers in the list.
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Question No 15

Find the correct spelling

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 16

What is the 4% of 1000?

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 17

Antonym of Abbreviate is:

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 18

On first January 2015 it was Thursday? What was the day of week on 29 February 2015?

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 19

water : ______ :: food : hunger

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 20

On selling 17 balls at the rate \$500 there is a loss equal to price of 5 balls . The cost price of a ball?

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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 21

Choose or find odd number pair
(10 - 20) , (30 - 40) , (40 - 50) , (50 - 60)

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Solution!
This is the only pair in which the second number is twice the first one.
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Question No 22

A+B means A is the father of B;
A-B means A is the wife of B;
AxB means A is the brother of B;
AÃ·B means A is the daughter of B.
If PÃ·R+Q, which of the following is true?

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Solution!
PÃ·R+Q means P is the daughter of R who is the father of Q i.e. P is the sister of Q..

Question No 23

Solid is to Liquid as Liquid is to

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 24

The difference of the squares of two consecutive even integers is divisible by which of the following integers ?

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Solution!
Let the two consecutive even integers be 2n and (2n + 2). Then,
(2n + 2)2 = (2n + 2 + 2n)(2n + 2 - 2n)
= 2(4n + 2)
= 4(2n + 1), which is divisible by 4.
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Question No 25

In alphabet series, some alphabets are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.
c _ bba _ cab _ ac _ ab _ ac

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Solution!
The series is cabbac / cabbac / cabbac. Thus, the pattern cabbac is repeated..

Question No 26

Find the Odd man out

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 27

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).

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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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32% of 25 is

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 29

0, 3, 10, ??, 36, 55, 78...

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 30

Which word means the same as despair?

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Solution!
Despair means the same as hoplessness..
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