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

Question No 1

Kim spent half of her weekly allowance playing mini golf . To earn more money her parents let her wash the car for Dollar 4 . What is her weekly allowance if she ended up with dollar 12?

Solution!
She had dollar 12 after She washed the car for Dollar 4,so before she washed the car, she had dollar 8 and that was after she had spent 1/2 her allowance. 2 x 8 = 16
Her allowance is dollar 16.
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Question No 2

Choose or find odd pair of words
(Newspaper : Editor) , (Film : Director) , (Stamps : Pholatelist) , (Book : Author)

Solution!
In all other pairs, first is prepared by the second.
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Question No 3

Find the odd one out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 4

The front row in a movie theatres has 253 seats . If you were asked to sit in the seat that occupied the median  position,comma in which seat would you have to sit?

Solution!
12 is median in between 1 to 23.

Question No 5

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 _ ac _ cc _ cb _ ab _ ac

Solution!
The series is baac / accb / cbba / baac..

Question No 6

Fatima is 3 years younger than me. Her age is double of the age of her brother Snow. If 4 years ago, Fatima's age is thrice of Snow then my age is (now):

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 7

Idioms and phrases.
A bottleneck

Solution!
Discription is not available for this question..

Question No 8

In following number series, two terms have been put within brackets. Choose the appropriate option
Choose the appropriate option 4, 7, (9), 10, 13, 15, (16), 19

Solution!
The correct sequence is is + 3, + 2, + 1, + 3, + 2, + 1, + 3.
Clearly, both the terms 9 and 16 are correct..

Question No 9

Jonathan buys an old Scooter for rupees 4500 and spends  500 and its repair. And sell his Scooter for rupees 5500. What is the percentage of profit gained?

Solution!
C.p=4500+500=5000
S.p=5500
Gain=5500-5000
=500
% gain=500/5000*100
=10%
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Question No 10

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark (?). Choose missing term from options.
U, O, I, ?, A

Solution!
The series consists of vowels A, E, I, O, U written in a reverse order..

Question No 11

Whats next?
26â„24 , 27â„23 , 29â„21 ... 41â„9 ?

Solution!
In numerator addition and in denominator subtraction of 1, 2, 4, 8.... series.
29+4/21-4= 33/17
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Question No 12

Marshal : prisoner : : principal : ________.

Solution!
A marshal ia a person in charge of a prisoner, and a principal is a person in charge of a student..

Question No 13

Idioms and phrases.
To count upon

Solution!
Discription is not available or for this question..

Question No 14

Coal is to engine as wax is to

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 15

In a hospital , 25% of the doctor are junior doctors . If there are 70 junior doctors, how many doctors are there in the hospital?

Solution!
We replace x for total number of doctors
25% of x=70
25%Ã— X=70
X=70Ã—100/25
X=280
In fact,0.25Ã—280=70
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Question No 16

20 years ago David age was 1/3 times what it is now . Find the present age of David?

Solution!
Let David age = x
Given that
x-20=1/3x
3x-60=x
3x-x=60
2x=60
X=30

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Question No 17

How far can you travel in 8 hour if your speed is 40 km per hour?

Solution!
D=St
D=40*8
D=320 km
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Question No 18

In following number series, two terms have been put within brackets. Choose the appropriate option
Choose the appropriate option 4, 6, 10, (12), 16, (14), 22

Solution!
The correct sequence is + 2, + 4, + 2, + 4,...
Clearly, the term 12 is correct.
But, 14 is wrong and must be replaced by (16 + 2) i.e. 18..

Question No 19

Pick the odd one out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 20

In a division sum, the remainder is 0. As student mistook the divisor by 12 instead of 21 and obtained 35 as quotient. What is the correct quotient ?

Solution!
Number = (12 x 35)
Correct Quotient = 420 Ã· 21 = 20
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Question No 21

2, ___, 5, 61, 8, 56, 11, 51, 14, 46, 17, 41

Solution!
Two alternative series.
Odd position: 2, 5, 8, 11 is addition of 3.
Even position: 66, 61, 56, 51 is subtraction of 5.

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Question No 22

What is the unit digit in 4137754 ?

Solution!
Unit digit in (4137)754 = Unit digit in {[(4137)4]188 x (4137)2}
=Unit digit in { 292915317923361 x 17114769 }
= (1 x 9) = 9
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Question No 23

In following questions, one term in number series is incorrect.
Find out the incorrect number
445, 221, 109, 46, 25, 11, 4

Solution!
3 is subtracted from each number and the result is divided by 2 to obtain the next number of the series.
So , 46 is wrong and must be replaced by 109 - 3 / 2 i.e. 53..

Question No 24

The ages of Ashley and Mary are in the ratio 4:7. The sum of their ages is 22. Find the age of Ashley?

Solution!
given condition: a/ m = 4 / 7
7 a- 4 m =0 .....equation 1
a+m=22 ......equation 2
by solving equation
a=8 ,m = 14
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Question No 25

Adina, Julius, and Tia volunteered to read to children at the public library. Julius worked 2 hours less then Tia. Adina worked twice as many hours as Julius. All together they worked 58 hours. How many hours did Adina work?

Solution!
If Tia  work :x hrs
Julius work :X - 2
Andera work :2 ( x -2)
then ,
X +( X - 2) + 2( X - 2) = 58
X = 16
Andera work: 2( x - 2)
2(16 -2) = 28 hours
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Question No 26

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
A, Z, X, B, V, T, C, R, ?, ?

Solution!
The first, fourth and seventh letters are in alphabetical order. So, tenth letter would be the letter after C  i.e. D. Also, the second and third letters are alternate and in reverse order and so are the fifth and sixth letters and the eighth and ninth letters.
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Question No 27

How many cartons you need to keep 156 pairs of shoes if each has capacity of 26 shoes:

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 28

Pick the odd one out

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 29

What is the angle between minute and hour hand of the clock at 5:15?

Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

Question No 30

what is the answer of 72 ?