ARITHMETIC AND MENTAL ABILITY
ARITHMETIC AND MENTAL ABILITY TOPICS
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1. The sum of the digits of a two digit number is 12. If the new number formed by reversing the digits is greater than the original number by 54, find the original number.
(A) 39 (B) 57 (C) 66 (D) 93
Ans: A
2. Today, we consider Ashoka as a great ruler because of the copious evidence he left behind in the form of stone carved edicts. Historians tend to correlate greatness of a king at his time with the availability of evidence today. Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above sentences?
(A) Emperors who do not leave significant sculpted evidence are completely forgotten.
(B) Ashoka produced stone carved edicts to ensure that later historians will respect him.
(C) Statues of kings are a reminder of their greatness.
(D) A king’s greatness, as we know him today, is interpreted by historians.
Ans: D
3. Fact 1: Humans are mammals.
Fact 2: Some humans are engineers.
Fact 3: Engineers build houses.
If the above statements are facts, which of the following can be logically inferred?
I. All mammals build houses.
II. Engineers are mammals.
III. Some humans are not engineers.
(A) II only. (B) III only.
(C) I, II and III. (D) I only.
Ans: B
4. Ananth takes 6 hours and Bharath takes 4 hours to read a book. Both started reading copies of the book at the same time. After how many hours is the number of pages to be read by Ananth, twice that to be read by Bharath? Assume Ananth and Bharath read all the pages with constant pace.
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4
Ans: C
5:Average of first four even multiple of 3 is
A:15
B:16
C:21
D:12
Ans: A
6:3`xx`14÷2 of 7 = ?
A:21
B:147
C:98
D:3
Ans: D
7:If 8 men or 12 women can do a piece of work in 25 days then in how many days can 6 men and 11 women do the same piece of work ?
A:10
B:15
C:18
D:21
Ans: B
8:A fractional number lies between `(1)/(3)` and `(3)/(4)` is
A:Greater than 1
B:Equal to 1
C:Less than 1
D:None
Ans: C
(A) 39 (B) 57 (C) 66 (D) 93
Ans: A
2. Today, we consider Ashoka as a great ruler because of the copious evidence he left behind in the form of stone carved edicts. Historians tend to correlate greatness of a king at his time with the availability of evidence today. Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above sentences?
(A) Emperors who do not leave significant sculpted evidence are completely forgotten.
(B) Ashoka produced stone carved edicts to ensure that later historians will respect him.
(C) Statues of kings are a reminder of their greatness.
(D) A king’s greatness, as we know him today, is interpreted by historians.
Ans: D
3. Fact 1: Humans are mammals.
Fact 2: Some humans are engineers.
Fact 3: Engineers build houses.
If the above statements are facts, which of the following can be logically inferred?
I. All mammals build houses.
II. Engineers are mammals.
III. Some humans are not engineers.
(A) II only. (B) III only.
(C) I, II and III. (D) I only.
Ans: B
4. Ananth takes 6 hours and Bharath takes 4 hours to read a book. Both started reading copies of the book at the same time. After how many hours is the number of pages to be read by Ananth, twice that to be read by Bharath? Assume Ananth and Bharath read all the pages with constant pace.
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4
Ans: C
5:Average of first four even multiple of 3 is
A:15
B:16
C:21
D:12
Ans: A
6:3`xx`14÷2 of 7 = ?
A:21
B:147
C:98
D:3
Ans: D
7:If 8 men or 12 women can do a piece of work in 25 days then in how many days can 6 men and 11 women do the same piece of work ?
A:10
B:15
C:18
D:21
Ans: B
8:A fractional number lies between `(1)/(3)` and `(3)/(4)` is
A:Greater than 1
B:Equal to 1
C:Less than 1
D:None
Ans: C
9:A shopkeeper sold 16 chairs at the cost price of 10 chairs. Find his loss or gain percent.
A:10% loss
B:10% gain
C:60% loss
D:60% gain
Ans: C
10:If A:B = 2:3 and B:C = 5:6 then A:B:C is
A:2:3:6
B:2:8:6
C:8:12:15
D:10:15:18
Ans: D
11:(5°4°)×(5°+4°) = ?
A:0
B:`1`
C:2
D:9
Ans: A
12:A cuboid is of dimensions 60 cm × 54 cm × 30 cm. How many small cubes with side 6 cm can be placed in the given cuboid ?
A:250
B:450
C:300
D:400
Ans: B
13:What percent of 158000 is 4740 ?
A:1%
B:5%
C:10%
D:3%
Ans: D
14:If a man goes to a place at an average speed of 10 km/h and then returns at the average speed of 15 km/h. If he takes 10 hrs. in all. Find the total distance covered by him.
A:120 km
B:125 km
C:130 km
D:150 km
Ans: A
15:Find the missing term.
E3M, H7J, K15G, N31D, ?
A:Q65A
B:Q63A
C:P63A
D:Q63Z
Ans: B
16:If × means +, + means ÷, ÷ means –, – means × then what is 8×2–3÷10+5
A:12
B:15
C:10
D:18
Ans: A
17:Find odd man out : 14, 21, 28, 34, 42, 49
A:21
B:28
C:34
D:42
Ans: C
18:If in a code language CLERK is codded as AHYJA then JOB is coded as
A:HKW
B:HKU
C:HKV
D:HLW
Ans: C
19:January 1, 2008 is Tuesday. What day of the week lies on January 1, 2009 ?
A:Wednesday
B:Tuesday
C:Monday
D:Thursday
Ans: D
20:Rahul traveled 8 km straight towards South. He turned left and traveled 12 km straight. Then turned right and traveled 8 km straight. How far is he from the starting point ?
A:16 km
B:20 km
C:24 km
D:18 km
Ans: B
21:'Fly' is related to 'Parrot' in the same way 'Creep' is related to what ?
A:Snake
B:Rabbit
C:Fish
D:Crocodile
Ans: A
22:Pointing to a woman, a man said, "Her father is the only son of my father". How is the man related to the woman ?
A:Brother
B:Grandfather
C:Father
D:Son
Ans: C
23:An accurate clock shows 10 O' Clock in the morning. Through how many degrees will the hour hand rotate when the clock shows 4 O' Clock in the afternoon ?
A:144°
B:150°
C:169°
D:180°
Ans: D
24:Find a positive number which when increased by 11 is equal to 60 times the reciprocal of the number.
A:10
B:4
C:17
D:15
Ans: B
A:10% loss
B:10% gain
C:60% loss
D:60% gain
Ans: C
10:If A:B = 2:3 and B:C = 5:6 then A:B:C is
A:2:3:6
B:2:8:6
C:8:12:15
D:10:15:18
Ans: D
11:(5°4°)×(5°+4°) = ?
A:0
B:`1`
C:2
D:9
Ans: A
12:A cuboid is of dimensions 60 cm × 54 cm × 30 cm. How many small cubes with side 6 cm can be placed in the given cuboid ?
A:250
B:450
C:300
D:400
Ans: B
13:What percent of 158000 is 4740 ?
A:1%
B:5%
C:10%
D:3%
Ans: D
14:If a man goes to a place at an average speed of 10 km/h and then returns at the average speed of 15 km/h. If he takes 10 hrs. in all. Find the total distance covered by him.
A:120 km
B:125 km
C:130 km
D:150 km
Ans: A
15:Find the missing term.
E3M, H7J, K15G, N31D, ?
A:Q65A
B:Q63A
C:P63A
D:Q63Z
Ans: B
16:If × means +, + means ÷, ÷ means –, – means × then what is 8×2–3÷10+5
A:12
B:15
C:10
D:18
Ans: A
17:Find odd man out : 14, 21, 28, 34, 42, 49
A:21
B:28
C:34
D:42
Ans: C
18:If in a code language CLERK is codded as AHYJA then JOB is coded as
A:HKW
B:HKU
C:HKV
D:HLW
Ans: C
19:January 1, 2008 is Tuesday. What day of the week lies on January 1, 2009 ?
A:Wednesday
B:Tuesday
C:Monday
D:Thursday
Ans: D
20:Rahul traveled 8 km straight towards South. He turned left and traveled 12 km straight. Then turned right and traveled 8 km straight. How far is he from the starting point ?
A:16 km
B:20 km
C:24 km
D:18 km
Ans: B
21:'Fly' is related to 'Parrot' in the same way 'Creep' is related to what ?
A:Snake
B:Rabbit
C:Fish
D:Crocodile
Ans: A
22:Pointing to a woman, a man said, "Her father is the only son of my father". How is the man related to the woman ?
A:Brother
B:Grandfather
C:Father
D:Son
Ans: C
23:An accurate clock shows 10 O' Clock in the morning. Through how many degrees will the hour hand rotate when the clock shows 4 O' Clock in the afternoon ?
A:144°
B:150°
C:169°
D:180°
Ans: D
24:Find a positive number which when increased by 11 is equal to 60 times the reciprocal of the number.
A:10
B:4
C:17
D:15
Ans: B
25:If 15 apples and 20 oranges cost as much as 20 apples and 15 oranges, which of the following conclusions is correct.
A:Orange and apples have identical prices
B:Orange's price is double that of apple
C:Non conclusion can be drawn
D:Apple is cheater than orange
Ans: A
26:In a class, Ann's rank is `15^(th)` from the top and`21^(th)` from the bottom. How many students are there in the class ?
A:31
B:36
C:35
D:None of these
Ans: C
27:If P is the husband of Q and R is the mother of S and Q. What is R to P ?
A:Mother
B:Sister
C:Aunt
D:Mother in law
Ans: D
28:If BOY is Coded as ACNPXZ, what would be the code for LIFE ?
A:KMHJEGDF
B:LMGHEGDF
C:LMHJGEFD
D:None of these
Ans: A
29:A, B, C, D and E are 5 Boys, A is shorter than B, but longer than E. C is the longest and D is little shorter than B and a little longer than A which comes in the middle according to size
A:A
B:B
C:C
D:D
Ans: D
30:If the following members are written in the ascending order, then what will be the middle digit of the middle term ?
815, 686, 795, 835, 765, 822, 719
A:8
B:1
C:3
D:9
Ans: D
31:In an examination 40% of the students fail in Math's, 30% in English and 15% in both. Find the pass percentage
A:50%
B:65%
C:30%
D:45%
Ans: D
32:What angle will the two hands of a clock make at 6.20 a.m. ?
A:60°
B:70°
C:75°
D:45°
Ans: B
33:Facing to South Juan turns in certain ways, which of the following turns will not lead him to the same side ?
A:left, left, right, left, left, right
B:left, left, left, right, right, right
C:left, right, left, right, left, right
D:right, left, right, left, right, left
Ans: A
A:Orange and apples have identical prices
B:Orange's price is double that of apple
C:Non conclusion can be drawn
D:Apple is cheater than orange
Ans: A
26:In a class, Ann's rank is `15^(th)` from the top and`21^(th)` from the bottom. How many students are there in the class ?
A:31
B:36
C:35
D:None of these
Ans: C
27:If P is the husband of Q and R is the mother of S and Q. What is R to P ?
A:Mother
B:Sister
C:Aunt
D:Mother in law
Ans: D
28:If BOY is Coded as ACNPXZ, what would be the code for LIFE ?
A:KMHJEGDF
B:LMGHEGDF
C:LMHJGEFD
D:None of these
Ans: A
29:A, B, C, D and E are 5 Boys, A is shorter than B, but longer than E. C is the longest and D is little shorter than B and a little longer than A which comes in the middle according to size
A:A
B:B
C:C
D:D
Ans: D
30:If the following members are written in the ascending order, then what will be the middle digit of the middle term ?
815, 686, 795, 835, 765, 822, 719
A:8
B:1
C:3
D:9
Ans: D
31:In an examination 40% of the students fail in Math's, 30% in English and 15% in both. Find the pass percentage
A:50%
B:65%
C:30%
D:45%
Ans: D
32:What angle will the two hands of a clock make at 6.20 a.m. ?
A:60°
B:70°
C:75°
D:45°
Ans: B
33:Facing to South Juan turns in certain ways, which of the following turns will not lead him to the same side ?
A:left, left, right, left, left, right
B:left, left, left, right, right, right
C:left, right, left, right, left, right
D:right, left, right, left, right, left
Ans: A
34:Ram's present age is onefourth of his father's present age. If the difference between their present ages is 18 years, then what is Ram's present age ?
A:10 Years
B:8 Years
C:6 Years
D:12 Years
Ans: C
35:In an examination, a candidate scores 2 marks for every correct answer and losses 1 mark for every wrong answer. A candidate attempts all the 100 s and scores 56 marks. How many s did he answer correctly ?
A:52
B:48
C:60
D:56
Ans: A
36:By selling an umbrella for Rs. 300 a shopkeeper gains 20%. During a clearance sale, the shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the market price. Find his gain percent during the sale season.
A:4%
B:8%
C:20%
D:6%
Ans: B
37:In a bag, there are coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 1 Rupee in the ratio of 5 : 6 : 2. If there are in all Rs. 48 in the bag. How many coins if Rs. 50 paise do the bag have ?
A:42
B:16
C:48
D:40
Ans: D
38:The 14th term of the series 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, ........... is
A:105
B:110
C:115
D:124
Ans: A
A:10 Years
B:8 Years
C:6 Years
D:12 Years
Ans: C
35:In an examination, a candidate scores 2 marks for every correct answer and losses 1 mark for every wrong answer. A candidate attempts all the 100 s and scores 56 marks. How many s did he answer correctly ?
A:52
B:48
C:60
D:56
Ans: A
36:By selling an umbrella for Rs. 300 a shopkeeper gains 20%. During a clearance sale, the shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the market price. Find his gain percent during the sale season.
A:4%
B:8%
C:20%
D:6%
Ans: B
37:In a bag, there are coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 1 Rupee in the ratio of 5 : 6 : 2. If there are in all Rs. 48 in the bag. How many coins if Rs. 50 paise do the bag have ?
A:42
B:16
C:48
D:40
Ans: D
38:The 14th term of the series 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, ........... is
A:105
B:110
C:115
D:124
Ans: A
39. Complete the following sentence : If you worked hard, _______ .
(A) you will pass the examination (B) you had passed the examination
(C) you would pass the examination (D) you would have passed the examination
Ans: C
40. Janaki and Janu can do a piece of work in 8 days. Janaki alone can do it in 12 days. How long would Janu take to do the same work ?
(A) 22 days (B) 20 days
(C) 26 days (D) 24 days
Ans: D
41. If 45% of the students in a school are boys and no. of girls is 1100, find out the no. of boys.
(A) 900 (B) 1500
(C) 1350 (D) 2000
Ans: A
42. One sixth of a certain number decreased by 5 is equal to 2. Find the number.
(A) 12 (B) 18
(C) 30 (D) 42
Ans: D
43. The average of three numbers is 20. If each of these numbers is doubled, what is the average ?
(A) 20 (B) 40
(C) 10 (D) 30
Ans: B
44. Find the compound interest on ` 2,000 for 2 years at 15% per annum compounded annually.
(A) 645 (B) 735
(C) 900 (D) 1000
Ans: A
45. If cost price of 25 books is equal to selling price of 20 books, then calculate the gain or loss percent.
(A) 80 (B) 20
(C) 25 (D) 50
Ans: C
46. If in a certain language RANGE is coded as 12345, then find the code for ANGER.
(A) 23451 (B) 14352
(C) 23154 (D) 12453
Ans: A
47. Which is the odd one : 8, 27, 16, 64 ?
(A) 64 (B) 27
(C) 16 (D) 8
Ans: C
48. It was FRIDAY on 4th December, 2015. What was the day on 4th December, 2016 ?
(A) Monday (B) Saturday
(C) Friday (D) Sunday
Ans: D
49. If a mirror image shows 11.15, what is the exact time ?
(A) 2.45 (B) 12.45
(C) 9.15 (D) 10.45
063/2018 14 A
Ans: B
50. Brick : House; Protein : ______
(A) Fish (B) Body
(C) Milk (D) Soyabean
Ans: B
51. If A stands for +, B stands for –, C stands for ·, then what is the value of (10C4) A (4C4) – 6 ?
(A) 50 (B) 20
(C) 56 (D) 60
Ans: A
52. Pointing to a man, a woman said his mother is the only daughter of my mother. How is the woman related to the man ?
(A) Grandmother (B) Daughter
(C) Mother (D) Sister
Ans: C
53. What is the value of 0.555555 ‚÷ 0.11 ?
(A) 0.555 (B) 0.50505
(C) 5.0505 (D) 55.055
Ans: C
54. Arjun turned left after walking 10 m and covered a distance of 6 m, then turned right and covered a distance of 20 m. In the end, he was moving towards the west. From which direction did Arjun start his journey ?
(A) North (B) East
(C) South (D) West
Ans: B
55. Find the angle made by the minute hand in 50 minutes.
(A) 300 (B) 240
(C) 200 (D) 320
Ans: A
(A) you will pass the examination (B) you had passed the examination
(C) you would pass the examination (D) you would have passed the examination
Ans: C
40. Janaki and Janu can do a piece of work in 8 days. Janaki alone can do it in 12 days. How long would Janu take to do the same work ?
(A) 22 days (B) 20 days
(C) 26 days (D) 24 days
Ans: D
41. If 45% of the students in a school are boys and no. of girls is 1100, find out the no. of boys.
(A) 900 (B) 1500
(C) 1350 (D) 2000
Ans: A
42. One sixth of a certain number decreased by 5 is equal to 2. Find the number.
(A) 12 (B) 18
(C) 30 (D) 42
Ans: D
43. The average of three numbers is 20. If each of these numbers is doubled, what is the average ?
(A) 20 (B) 40
(C) 10 (D) 30
Ans: B
44. Find the compound interest on ` 2,000 for 2 years at 15% per annum compounded annually.
(A) 645 (B) 735
(C) 900 (D) 1000
Ans: A
45. If cost price of 25 books is equal to selling price of 20 books, then calculate the gain or loss percent.
(A) 80 (B) 20
(C) 25 (D) 50
Ans: C
46. If in a certain language RANGE is coded as 12345, then find the code for ANGER.
(A) 23451 (B) 14352
(C) 23154 (D) 12453
Ans: A
47. Which is the odd one : 8, 27, 16, 64 ?
(A) 64 (B) 27
(C) 16 (D) 8
Ans: C
48. It was FRIDAY on 4th December, 2015. What was the day on 4th December, 2016 ?
(A) Monday (B) Saturday
(C) Friday (D) Sunday
Ans: D
49. If a mirror image shows 11.15, what is the exact time ?
(A) 2.45 (B) 12.45
(C) 9.15 (D) 10.45
063/2018 14 A
Ans: B
50. Brick : House; Protein : ______
(A) Fish (B) Body
(C) Milk (D) Soyabean
Ans: B
51. If A stands for +, B stands for –, C stands for ·, then what is the value of (10C4) A (4C4) – 6 ?
(A) 50 (B) 20
(C) 56 (D) 60
Ans: A
52. Pointing to a man, a woman said his mother is the only daughter of my mother. How is the woman related to the man ?
(A) Grandmother (B) Daughter
(C) Mother (D) Sister
Ans: C
53. What is the value of 0.555555 ‚÷ 0.11 ?
(A) 0.555 (B) 0.50505
(C) 5.0505 (D) 55.055
Ans: C
54. Arjun turned left after walking 10 m and covered a distance of 6 m, then turned right and covered a distance of 20 m. In the end, he was moving towards the west. From which direction did Arjun start his journey ?
(A) North (B) East
(C) South (D) West
Ans: B
55. Find the angle made by the minute hand in 50 minutes.
(A) 300 (B) 240
(C) 200 (D) 320
Ans: A
56. Find the missing sequence in the letter series.
B, FH, LNP, _ _ _ _.
(A) SUWY (B) TUVW (C) TVXZ (D) TWXZ
Ans: C
57. What are the last two digit of the number 745 ?
(A) 07 (B) 23 (C) 49 (D) 43
Ans: A
58. The largest natural number which exactly divides the product of any four consecutive natural numbers is
(A) 120 (B) 24 (C) 12 (D) 6
Ans: B
59. If 520 mangoes can be bought for Rs. 600, how many can be bought for Rs.1500 ?
(A) 1040 (B) 1200 (C) 1300 (D) 1560
Ans: C
60. In an examination 86% of the candidates passed and 224 failed. How many candidates appeared for the exam ?
(A) 800 (B) 1540 (C) 1600 (D) 3136
Ans: C
61. Raju & Tom together can do a work in 10 days. Tom & Appu together can do it in 12 days. Appu & Raju together can do it in 15 days. In how many days will they finish it if all the three work together ?
(A) 8 days (B) 4 days (C) 4.5 days (D) 9.5 days
Ans: A
62. Area of the largest triangle that can be inscribed in a semicircle of radius 2 cm is
(A) 2 cm2 (B) 4 cm2 (C) 2.8 cm2 (D) 4 p cm2
Ans: B
63. If Maya goes to office at a speed of 40 km/hr, she reaches 5 minutes late. If she travels at the speed of 60 km/hr, she is 10 minutes early. What is the distance to office from her home ?
(A) 30 km (B) 40 km (C) 50 km (D) 35 km
Ans: A
64. How much time will a train of length 171 metres take to cross a tunnel of length 229 metres, if it is running at a speed of 30 km/hr ?
(A) 1 minute (B) 36 seconds (C) 30 seconds (D) 32 seconds
Ans: D
65. Today 10th May 2018 is a Thursday. What day of the week will it be on 25th December, 2018 ?
(A) Wednesday (B) Sunday (C) Monday (D) Tuesday
Ans: D
66. The ratio between the ages of Appu and Ryan at present is 3 : 4. Five years ago the ratio of their ages was 2 : 3. What is the present age of Appu ?
(A) 15 years (B) 20 years (C) 12 years (D) 30 years
Ans: A
67. What day of the week will be on 8th June 2215 ?
(A) Friday (B) Thursday (C) Monday (D) Sunday
Ans: B
68. What will come in the place of “?” : EG, HJ, KM, NP, ?
(A) QS (B) QR (C) QT (D) RS
Ans: A
69. Find 10 + 10 · 10 ‚ 10 – 10
(A) 0 (B) 10 (C) 100 (D) 1
Ans: B
70. The simple interest on a sum of money is equal to the principal and number of years is equal to the rate percent per annum. Find the rate percent.
(A) 15% (B) 20% (C) 12% (D) 10%
Ans: D
71. How long will a 150 m long train running at a speed of 60 kmph take to cross the bridge of 300 m long ?
(A) 37 seconds (B) 35 seconds (C) 25 seconds (D) 27 seconds
Ans: D
72. The ratio of ages of Monu and Sonu at present is 4 : 1. Eight years ago Monu’s age was 10 times the age of Sonu. What is the present age of Monu ?
(A) 48 (B) 44 (C) 46 (D) 42
Ans: A
73. What will be the next term 7, 12, 19, ______ ?
(A) 26 (B) 28 (C) 30 (D) 24
Ans: B
74. Rony walked 20 m towards North, then he turned right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Finally he turns left and walks 15 m. How many metres is he from the starting position ?
(A) 45 m (B) 35 m (C) 55 m (D) 15 m
Ans: A
75. A tank can be filled by pipe A in 6 hours and by pipe B in 3 hours, each pump working on its own. When the tank is full and a drainage hole is open, the water is drained in 4 hours. If initially the tank was empty and someone started the two pump together, but left the drainage hole open, how long does it take for the tank to be filled ?
(A) 6 hours (B) 8 hours (C) 4 hours (D) 12 hours
Ans: C
B, FH, LNP, _ _ _ _.
(A) SUWY (B) TUVW (C) TVXZ (D) TWXZ
Ans: C
57. What are the last two digit of the number 745 ?
(A) 07 (B) 23 (C) 49 (D) 43
Ans: A
58. The largest natural number which exactly divides the product of any four consecutive natural numbers is
(A) 120 (B) 24 (C) 12 (D) 6
Ans: B
59. If 520 mangoes can be bought for Rs. 600, how many can be bought for Rs.1500 ?
(A) 1040 (B) 1200 (C) 1300 (D) 1560
Ans: C
60. In an examination 86% of the candidates passed and 224 failed. How many candidates appeared for the exam ?
(A) 800 (B) 1540 (C) 1600 (D) 3136
Ans: C
61. Raju & Tom together can do a work in 10 days. Tom & Appu together can do it in 12 days. Appu & Raju together can do it in 15 days. In how many days will they finish it if all the three work together ?
(A) 8 days (B) 4 days (C) 4.5 days (D) 9.5 days
Ans: A
62. Area of the largest triangle that can be inscribed in a semicircle of radius 2 cm is
(A) 2 cm2 (B) 4 cm2 (C) 2.8 cm2 (D) 4 p cm2
Ans: B
63. If Maya goes to office at a speed of 40 km/hr, she reaches 5 minutes late. If she travels at the speed of 60 km/hr, she is 10 minutes early. What is the distance to office from her home ?
(A) 30 km (B) 40 km (C) 50 km (D) 35 km
Ans: A
64. How much time will a train of length 171 metres take to cross a tunnel of length 229 metres, if it is running at a speed of 30 km/hr ?
(A) 1 minute (B) 36 seconds (C) 30 seconds (D) 32 seconds
Ans: D
65. Today 10th May 2018 is a Thursday. What day of the week will it be on 25th December, 2018 ?
(A) Wednesday (B) Sunday (C) Monday (D) Tuesday
Ans: D
66. The ratio between the ages of Appu and Ryan at present is 3 : 4. Five years ago the ratio of their ages was 2 : 3. What is the present age of Appu ?
(A) 15 years (B) 20 years (C) 12 years (D) 30 years
Ans: A
67. What day of the week will be on 8th June 2215 ?
(A) Friday (B) Thursday (C) Monday (D) Sunday
Ans: B
68. What will come in the place of “?” : EG, HJ, KM, NP, ?
(A) QS (B) QR (C) QT (D) RS
Ans: A
69. Find 10 + 10 · 10 ‚ 10 – 10
(A) 0 (B) 10 (C) 100 (D) 1
Ans: B
70. The simple interest on a sum of money is equal to the principal and number of years is equal to the rate percent per annum. Find the rate percent.
(A) 15% (B) 20% (C) 12% (D) 10%
Ans: D
71. How long will a 150 m long train running at a speed of 60 kmph take to cross the bridge of 300 m long ?
(A) 37 seconds (B) 35 seconds (C) 25 seconds (D) 27 seconds
Ans: D
72. The ratio of ages of Monu and Sonu at present is 4 : 1. Eight years ago Monu’s age was 10 times the age of Sonu. What is the present age of Monu ?
(A) 48 (B) 44 (C) 46 (D) 42
Ans: A
73. What will be the next term 7, 12, 19, ______ ?
(A) 26 (B) 28 (C) 30 (D) 24
Ans: B
74. Rony walked 20 m towards North, then he turned right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Finally he turns left and walks 15 m. How many metres is he from the starting position ?
(A) 45 m (B) 35 m (C) 55 m (D) 15 m
Ans: A
75. A tank can be filled by pipe A in 6 hours and by pipe B in 3 hours, each pump working on its own. When the tank is full and a drainage hole is open, the water is drained in 4 hours. If initially the tank was empty and someone started the two pump together, but left the drainage hole open, how long does it take for the tank to be filled ?
(A) 6 hours (B) 8 hours (C) 4 hours (D) 12 hours
Ans: C