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

#### Question No 1

It's dark. You have ten grey socks and ten blue socks you want to put into pairs. All socks are exactly the same except for their colour. How many socks would you need to take with you to ensure you had at least a pair?

Solution!
With three socks there is always a matching pair since. Either you will not have chosen three of the same color, or a matching pair and an odd one out..

#### Question No 2

1.1, 4.8, 9.27,___, 25.125?
Find the missing.

Solution!
Two different series of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
before decimal after decimal.
Before decimal: square of numbers.
after decimal : cubes of numbers.
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#### Question No 3

Eraser: pencil::____: pen

Solution!
The eraser is the  part of a pencil and the nib is part of a pen..

#### Question No 4

AR, DQ, HP, KO, ON, RM...?

Solution!
It is Alternatively series.
different of 2 and 3 Alternatively in first letter in group.
2nd letter is the reverse series of R, Q, P, O, N, M...
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#### Question No 5

_____:water::tree:sap

Solution!
A hydrant is a source of water and a tree is a source of sap..

#### Question No 6

1 , 2 , 5 , 10 , 17 , ?? , 37 , 50...

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 7

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

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 8

2, 5, 10, 17, ___, 37.
Find the missing?

Solution!
12 +1, 22 +1, 32 +1 ,42 +1, 52 +1, 62 +1... Us given series..

#### Question No 9

At 5:15 pm the angle between Second hand and Minutes hand will be approximately:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 10

Find the correct spellings

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 11

What comes next in the series Z , W , T , ?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 12

8796 x 223 + 8796 x 77 = ?

Solution!
( B ). 2638800
8796 x 223 + 8796 x 77 = 8796 x (223 + 77)   By Distributive Law
= (8796 x 300)
= 2638800
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#### Question No 13

-1, 1, -3, 5, -11... sum of next two terms will be:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 14

In fashion show 20%, of the models have blue eyes .If there are 30% blue eyes models . How many models are in the show ?

Solution!
We replace x for total mumber of models
20% of x=30
20%Ã— X =30
20/100Ã— X=30
X = 30Ã—100/20
X=150
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#### Question No 15

9, 25, 36, 42, 49, 64.....
Which one is odd?

Solution!
All numbers are square except 42..

#### Question No 16

In alphabet series, some alphabets are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative. a _ ca _ bc _ bcc _ bca

Solution!
The series is abcab / bcabc / cabca.
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#### Question No 17

Which word means the opposite of forsake.

Solution!
To forsake is abandon; to cherries is to hold dear,to nurture..

#### Question No 18

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

Solution!
The series is aaab / aabb / abbb / aaab / aabb.
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#### Question No 19

A train is travelling at a speed of 30 metre per second in what time it will pass a man sitting on the platform if the length of the train is 225 m.

Solution!
Time=L/v
t=225/30
t=7.5 seconds
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#### Question No 20

Cost price of a table is \$430 . And it is sold at a profit of 16%. What is the sale price of the table?

Solution!
16% of x=(16*430)/100
=68.8
=430+68.8
=498.8
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#### Question No 21

In following question, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose correct alternative
71, 76, 69, 74, 67, 72, x

Solution!
Alternately 5 is added and 7 is subtracted.
Thus, number is 72 - 7 = 65..

#### Question No 22

Speed of a train in 50 m per second. It can cross a pole in 30 second what is the length of the train?

Solution!
Length of the train=speed x time
Length of the train=50 x 30= 1500 m.
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#### Question No 23

To:too:: loot:_____

Solution!
Too is homophone of to, and loot is homophone of lute..

#### Question No 24

Pick the odd one out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 25

A + B means A is the father of B ;
A - B means A is the wife of B ;
A x B means A is the brother of B ;
A Ã· B means A is the daughter of B.
If P x R + Q, which of the following is true?

Solution!
Option (A)
P x R + Q means P is the brother of R who is the father of Q i.e. P is the uncle of Q

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#### Question No 26

The sum of the ages of Jhony and Charlie is 50. Five years ago Charlie age was three as Jhony's age . How old are Charlie now?

Solution!
1st condition:
J+C=50..........(1)
2nd condition:
3J-C=10.........(2)
By solving these equation:
J=15 and C=35.

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#### Question No 27

Find the odd man out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 28

3/15 * 10 = ?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 29

Peter's mother has only one brother John. Peter is married with the daughter of his maternal uncle. John is ______ of Peter's wife?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 30

Which one is odd?
J, B, D, H, E, H, F...?