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

#### Question No 1

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
JE, LH, OL, SQ, ?

Solution!
The first letter of the first, second, third,... terms are respectively moved two, three, four,... steps forward while the second letters of three terms are respectivvely moved three, four, five,... steps forward to obtain the corresponding letters of the successive terms..

#### Question No 2

Solution!
To badger is to annoy persistently and to quarrel is to distribute actively..

#### Question No 3

In following questions, one term in number series is incorrect.
Find out the incorrect number
6, 14, 30, 64, 126

Solution!
Each term is multiplied by 2 and then increased by 2 to obtain the next term.
So, 64 is wrong and must be replaced by (30 * 2 + 2) i.e. 62..

#### Question No 4

A revolver has 2 bullets. If one bullet is fired, then what are the chances that next fire has a bullet:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 5

Find the odd man out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 6

Pick the odd one out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 7

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 a daughter of B.
If p x R  - Q which of the following is true?

Solution!
P x R-Q means P is the brother of R who is the wife of Q i.e. p is a brother in law of your Q..

#### Question No 8

In following questions, a sequence of groups of alphabets and numbers is provided with one term missing , Choose the missing term from options.
?, siy, oeu, kaq, qwm, cri

Solution!
The letters in each term are moved four steps backward to obtain the corresponding letters of the next term..

#### Question No 9

In 1772 Sophia was thrice as jim but in 1775 Sofia was only twice as old as jim was. How many old was jim in 1784?

Solution!
Let's
In 1772
Sofia age's= x jim age's y
When Sofia was thrice as jim
x = 3y.....(1)
but after 5 years Sofia was twice.
X + 5 = 2( Y + 5)....... (2)
by substituting equations.
Y=5
but after 12 years
in 1784 jim was: 17
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#### Question No 10

John age after 13 years will be 5 times his age 5 year back? Find  present age of john?

Solution!
Let present age of john =y
y+13=5(y-5)
y+13=5y-25
13+15=5y-y
28=4y
y=28/4
y=7
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#### Question No 11

All these 6 members of a family A, B, C, D, E, F are travelling together. B is the son of C but C is not the mother of B, A and C are a married couple. E is the brother of C. D is the daughter of A. F is the brother of B. Who is the wife of E?

Solution!
B is the son of C but 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 brother of B means F is son of A and C. D is daughter of A means  D is daughter of A and C. Clearly from the data available the wife of E cannot be determined..

#### Question No 12

Two sisters Sonia and Paige . Sonia is 14 years older than Paige. Eight years from now the sum of their ages be 50 years. How old is younger sister now?

Solution!
1st condition:
S=P+6
2nd condition:
S+8+P+8=50
2P=20
P=10
S=10+14=24
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#### Question No 13

A train moves with speed 10 metre per second. It passes a pole in 5 seconds. What will be the length of train?

Solution!
Length of train=speed of train X time
Length of train=10x5
=50 m
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#### Question No 14

Look at this series: 22, 21, 23, 22, 24, 23, . . .
What number should come next?

Solution!
In this simple alternating subtraction and addition series;
1 is subtracted, then 2 is added, and so on.
Rule = (first number - 1), (second number + 2), (third number - 1), (fourth number + 2)....
Now The series is 22, 21, 23, 22, 24, 23, . .
(22 - 1 = 21), (21 + 2 = 23), (23 - 1 = 22), (22 + 2 = 24), (24 - 1 = 23), (23 + 2 = 25)...

#### Question No 15

If 1 means 3 2 means 8 3 means 15 then 9 means?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 16

The mayor highlighted the____statistics during her campaign speech.

Solution!
Encouraging is correct one..

#### Question No 17

Find odd man out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 18

A batsman standing at Northern end of pitch plays cover strike. The fielder fields the ball and throws back to runners end. The direction of ball will be:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 19

Shobha is the name of Ashish. Ashish,s mother is Priya. Kamal is Priya's mother. Kamal,s husband is Hari. Krishna is the mother in- law of Hari. How is Shobha related to Hari?

Solution!
Sobha is the niece of Ashish means Ashish is the uncle of shobha.  Now ,Priya is Ashish,s mother. So priya is the grandmother of shobha. Heri is Priya's father. So shohha is the great Grand daughter of Hari..

#### Question No 20

A garden have three types of flowers rose ,Jasmine and Lily . The flowers are in the ratio of 2 to 3to 5. If the garden has 30 roses, how many flowers does it have all together?

Solution!
Ratio of flowers
Rose: Jasmine :Lily
2:3:5
If 30 roses in garden
30 / 2 = 15
2 x 15 :3 x 15:5 x 15
30 :45:75
Then total flowers are
30 + 45 + 75 = 150
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#### Question No 21

12*12/12*12 = ?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 22

In following number series, either one term is missing or is incorrect. Choose correct answer from options
Choose correct answer from options 1, 2, 5, 10, 17, 28

Solution!
The correct sequence is + 1, + 3, + 5, + 7, + 9.
So, 28 is wrong and must be replaced by (17 + 9) i.e. 26..

#### Question No 23

In following questions, a sequence of groups of alphabets and numbers is provided with one term missing , Choose the missing term from options.   A, CD, GHI, ?, UVWXY

Solution!
The number of letters in the terms goes on increasing by one at each step. Also, there is a gap of one letter between the last letter of the first term and first letter of the second term and a gap of two letters between the last letter of the second term and first letter of the third term. So, the first letter of the required term would be four steps ahead of the last letter of the third term.
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#### Question No 24

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.

Which of the following is definitely a group of male members?

Solution!

Option (A)

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, for definite the  males are Q, the father and U, the grandfather.

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#### Question No 25

If  Eli says, Liys' father  George  is the  only son of  my father  in law Emily, then  how is lsla,who is the sister of Lily , related to Emily?

Solution!
Eli father  in law is  : Emily
Emily is the father of  George  where, Lily is the George  daughter.
So Lily is the granddaughter  of  Eli father in law.
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#### Question No 26

Peter born at Feb 29. Now he is 23 years old. How many birthdays would be celebrated?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 27

Choose or find odd number pair
(45 - 27) , (30 - 18) , (20 - 10) , (15 - 12)

Solution!
In all other pairs, the two number have 3 as the common factor.
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#### Question No 28

My mother is the sister of your brother. How am I related to you?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 29

PRT, VXZ, BDF, HJI...?
What's next?

Solution!
There ia a gap of one letter in every letter of the group. Moreover, every second group of the series starts after a gap of one letter, i.e,
after PRT, we see VXZ.
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#### Question No 30

Defuce:infer::____:crow.