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

#### Question No 1

Two trains starting at the same time from two station 200 km apart and going in opposite directions cross each other at a distance of 110 km from one of the stations. What is the ratio of their speeds?

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Solution!
In the same day they cover 110 km and 90 km respectively.
For the same time speed and distance is inversely proportional.
Show the ratio of their speed=110:90=11:9.
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#### Question No 2

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

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 3

A farmer bought a harvesstor for RS. 1500 and sold it for RS.1550.
Find its profit percentage?

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Solution!
Profit=1550-1500
=50
Profit percentage=50/1500*100=3.3%
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#### Question No 4

24, 28, 44, 32, 36, 44, 40â€¦..?
Find next pair?

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Solution!
Alternative series of difference 4 and every 3rd difference position number is 44.

#### Question No 5

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

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Solution!
In all other pairs, the two number have 3 as the common factor.
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#### Question No 6

In my row in the theatre the seats are numbered consecutively from T1 to T50. I am    sitting in seat T17 and you are sitting in seat T39. How many seats are there between us?

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Solution!
The seats between us are numbered from T18 up to T38. So the seats between us are the 38 seats from T1 up to T38, other than the 17 seats from T1 up to T17. So there are 38 âˆ’ 17 = 21 seats.
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#### Question No 7

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

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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 8

If 9, 18, 36, 72,... is a sequence. Then 9(2^n) will be its term:

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 9

Arya's brother is John but Arya is not brother of John. How is Arya related to John

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 10

A family consists of 6 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 house wife and two students in the family.
Which of the following is definitely a group of male members?

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Solution!
Q the doctor, is the father of T. S, the house wife, 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 student. So P, who remains, Shell 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..

#### Question No 11

1.5, 3, 4.5 ,__, 7.5, 9, 10.5
find the missing?

Solution!
Addition of 1.5.

#### Question No 12

If 345 + 455 = 8 452 + 100 = 4 854 + 273 = 11 Then 659 + 447 = ?

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 13

n is a whole number which when divided by 4 gives 3 as remainder. What will be the remainder when 2n is divided by 4 ?

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Solution!
Let n = 4q + 3. Then 2n = 8q + 6   = 4(2q + 1 ) + 2.
Thus, when 2n is divided by 4, the remainder is 2.
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#### Question No 14

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

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Solution!
The series is abc / cab / bca / abc.
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#### Question No 15

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:

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

1318 Ã· 2?

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 17

Find odd one out?
STU, XYZ, BCD, FGH, JKL....

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Solution!
All are constant only STU have vowel..

#### Question No 18

In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options.
AZ, CX, FU, ?

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Solution!
The first letter of the first, second, third, .... terms are respectively moved two, three, four, ... steps forward to obtain the first letter of the successive term. The second letter of the first, second, third.... terms are respectively moved two, three, four, ... steps backward to obtain the second letter of the successive terms.
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#### Question No 19

Chameleon, Crocodile, Alligator, Locust

#### Select the correct answer

Solution!
Here, all except Locust are reptiles while locust is an insect.
Hence, the answer is (d).
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2+3-1+4%2+5=

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 21

A train 200 metres long crosses an 8 metre long bridge in 10 seconds. What  is the speed of the train?

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Solution!
Length of the train=L1=200m
Length of the bridge=L2=800m
Time=t=10 sec
V=(L1+L2)/t
V=(200+80)/10
V=280/10
V=28m/s
28(18/5)=100 km/hr
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#### Question No 22

Pick the odd one out

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 23

Pill : bore :: core :_____

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Solution!
A pill is another word for a bore, and core another word for a center..

#### Question No 24

___, RKN, RNJ, NQF, LTB, JWX.

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Solution!
There is three different series in group.
1st letter in each group  with gap if 1 in reverse order.
2nd letter in each group with gap 2.
3rd letter in each group with gap of 3 in reverse order.
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#### Question No 25

A family consists of 6 member P, Q, R, X, Y and Z . Q is a son of R but R is not mother of Q. P and R a married couple. Y is the brother of R.  X is a daughter of P. Z is a brother of P. Who is the brother in law of P?

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Solution!
Q is son of R but R is not a mother. So, R is the father of Q. P is married to R. So, P is the wife of R and the mother of Q . X is a daughter of P and hence, of R and so she is a sister of Q. Y is a brother of R and Z is a brother of P. R is husband of P and Z brother of P.
R is the husband of P and Z is a brother of P. R is husband of P and Y is brother of R so, Y is brother in law of P.
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#### Question No 26

By selling an article for 100 rupees . A shopkeeper faces a loss of 10%. Find the cost price of the article?

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Solution!
Let the cost price of the article be x.
10% of x =(x*10)/100=x/10
Now
(x/10)+100=x
x+1000=10x
1000=11x
1000/11=x
C.p=90
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#### Question No 27

Give the sum: -1+1-1+1-1+1... up to 93 terms:

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..

#### Question No 28

_______ : bedrock : : cement : foundation

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Solution!
Mica makes up bedrock _ on which skyscrapers are built ; cement makes up a foundation __ on which houses are built..

#### Question No 29

Choose or find odd pair of words
(Blacksmith : Anvil), (Carpenter : Saw), (Barber : Scissor), (Goldsmith : Ornaments), (Sculptor :Chisel)

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Solution!
Clearly, the answer is (d).
In all other pairs, second is the tool used by the first.
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#### Question No 30

If A+D=5, F/B=3, G-C=4 then Z-K = ?

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Solution!
No explanation available for this question..
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