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Q1. One Rectangular plate with length of 8 inches breadth of 11 inches and 2 inches thickness is there. What is the length of the circular rod with a diameter of 8 inches and equal to the volume of the rectangular plate?     

ANS: 3.5 inches

Q3. In some games, 139 members have participated every time one fellow will get out. What is the number of matches to choose the champion to be held?

ANS: 138

Q4. One fast typist type some matter in 2hr and another slow typist type the same matter in 3hr. If both do combine how much time they will finish?  (S)

ANS: 1hr 12min

Q5. In an 8*8 chess board, what is the total number of squares?

ANS: 204

Q6. Falling height is proportional to the square of the time. One object falls 64 cm in 2 sec then in 6 sec from how much height the object will fall.

ANS: 576 cm

Q7. Gavaskar’s average in the first 50 innings was 50. After the 51st innings, his average was 51 how many runs he made in the 51st innings?


Q8. 2 oranges, 3 bananas, and  4 apples cost Rs.15. 3 oranges 2 bananas 1 apple costs Rs 10. what is the cost of 3 oranges, 3 bananas and 3 apples

ANS: Rs 15.

Q9. In 80 coins one coin is counterfeit what is the minimum number of weightings to find out a counterfeit coin

Q10. In a company 30% are supervisors and 40% of employees are male. If 60% of supervisors are male. What is the probability that a randomly chosen employee is a male or female?

Q11. Two pencils cost 8 cents, then 5 pencils cost how much

ANS: 20 cents

Q12. A work is done by the people in 24 min. one of them can do this work a lonely in 40 min. how much time is required to do the same work for the second person?

ANS: 60 min

Q13.  For a round trip, a car used 4 1/2 gallons of gasoline.  If it used 1/4 more gasoline going than coming back, how much gasoline was used coming back?

ANS:  2 gallons

Q14. low temperature at the night in a city is 1/3 more than 1/2 hinge as higher temperature in a day. the sum of the low temp and highest temp is 100C. then what is the low temperature

ANS: 40 C

Q15. A person who decided to go weekend trip should not exceed 8 hours of driving in a day Average speed of the forward journey is 40 mph. due to traffic in Sundays, the return journey’s average speed is 30 mph. how far he can select a picnic spot

ANS: 120 miles

Q16. A salesperson multiplied a number and gets the answer 3, instead of that number divided by 3. what is the answer he actually has to get?

ANS: 1/3

Q17. A ship started from the port and moved with I mph and another ship started from L and moved with H mph. At which place do these two ships meet?

ANS: between  I and J and close to J


 port    G           H           I           J           K           L

Q18. A building with a height of D ft shadow up to G A neighbor building with what height shadow C ft is    

ANS: B ft


 A          B          C           D          E           F          G          H

Q19. A person was fined for exceeding the speed limit by 10 mph. Another person was also fined for exceeding the same speed limit by twice the same.  If the second person was traveling at a speed of 35 mph. Find the speed limit

ANS: 15 mph

Q20. A bus started from the bus stand at 8.00a m and after 30 min staying at the destination, it returned back to the bus stand.  the destination is 27 miles from the bus stand. the speed of the bus is 50 percent fast speed. At what time does it return to the bustand

ANS: 11.00

Q21. In a mixture, R is 2 parts, and S is 1 part. in order to make S to 25% of the mixture, how much R is to be added 

ANS:  one part

Q22. Wind flows 160 miles in 330 min, for 80 miles how much time is required?

ANS: 165 min

Q23. With a 4/5 full tank vehicle travels 12 miles, with a 1/3 full tank how much distance travels

ANS: 5 miles  

Q24. A man on a motorcycle rides 110 miles in 330 minutes.  What is his average speed in miles per hour?

ANS:  20 miles

Q25.  A stationary engine has enough fuel to move for 12 hours when its tank is 4/5 full, how many hours will it run when the tank is 1/3 full

ANS: 5 hours

Q26. The center of a storm shifts 22.5 miles in 1 hour.  At the same rate, what time will it take to move 60 miles?

ANS:  2 2/3 hours

Q27. A 3-gallon mixture contains one part S and two parts R. In order to change it to the mixture containing 25% S, how much R should be added?

ANS: 1 gallon

Q28.  A tree grows only 3/5 as fast as the one beside it.  In four years the combined growth of the two trees is eight feet.  How much does the shorter tree grow in two years

ANS:  Less than 2 feet

Q29.  An ocean liner L miles from port steams toward port at 11 miles per hour.  Another ship leaves the same port and steams toward the ocean liner at 1 mile per hour.  How many miles away from the port will they meet?

ANS:  Between I and J, closer to J

Q30. There are 150 weights. Some are 1 kg weights and some are 2 kg weights. The sum of the weights is 260. What is the number of 1kg weights?

ANS: 40

Q31.  A moves 3 kms east from his starting point. He then travels 5 km north. From that point, he moves 8 km to the east. How far is A from his starting point?

ANS: 13 km

Q32. The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 8. When 18 is added to the number, the digits are reversed. Find the number.

ANS: 35

Q33. The cost of one pencil, two pens, and four erasers is Rs.22 while the cost of five pencils, four pens, and two erasers is Rs.32.How much will three pencils, three pens, and three erasers cost?

ANS: 27

Q34. Father’s age is 5 times his son’s age. 4 years back the father was 9 times older than his son. Find the father’s present age.

ANS: 40 years

Q35. What number should be added to or subtracted from each term of the ratio 17:24 so that it becomes equal to 1:2?

ANS: 10 should be subtracted

Q36. What is the 12th term of the series 2, 5, 8, ….

ANS: 35

Q37. If 20 men take 15 days to complete a job, in how many days can 25 men finish that work?

ANS: 12 days

Q38. In a fraction, if 1 is added to both the numerator at the denominator, the fraction becomes 1/2. If the numerator is subtracted from the denominator, the fraction becomes 3/4. Find the fraction.

ANS: 3/7

Q39. If Rs.1260 is divided between A, B, and C in the ratio 2:3:4, what is C’s share?

ANS: Rs. 560

Q40. A shopkeeper bought a watch for Rs.400 and sold it for Rs.500.What is his profit percentage?

ANS: 25%

Q41. What percent of 60 is 12?

ANS: 20%

Q42. Hansie made the following amounts in seven games of cricket in India: Rs.10, Rs.15, Rs.21, Rs.12, Rs.18, Rs.19, and Rs.17(all figures in crores of course). Find his average earnings.

ANS: Rs.16 crore

Q43. A 3-gallon mixture contains one part S and two parts R. In order to change it to a mixture containing 25% S, how much R should be added?

(a) 1/2 gallon               

(b) 2/3 gallon               

(c) 3/4 gallon               

(d) 1 gallon               

(e) 1 1/2 gallon

Q44. If A is traveling at 72 km per hour on a highway. B is traveling at a speed of 25 meters per second on a highway. What is the difference in their speeds in meters per second?

(a) 1/2 m/sec                                                   

(b) 1 m/sec                                                     

(c) 1 1/2 m/sec

(d) 2 m/sec                                                      

(e) 3 m/sec

Q45. A salesperson by mistake multiplied a number and got the answer as 3, instead of dividing the number by 3. What is the answer he should have actually got?

(a) 0        

(b) 1/3        

(c) 1        

(d) 2        

(e) 3

Q46. If the length of a rectangle is increased by 30% and the width is decreased by 20%, then the area is increased by…

(a) 10%       

(b) 5%        

(c) 4%        

(d) 20%        

(e) 25%

Q47. In the class of 40 students, 30 speak Hindi, and 20 speak English. What is the lowest possible number of students who speak both languages?

(a) 5        

(b) 20        

(c) 15        

(d) 10         

(e) 30

Q48. The most economical prices among the following prices are:

(a) 10 kilos for Rs.160

(b) 2 kilos for Rs.30

(c) 4 kilos for Rs.70

(d) 20 kilos for Rs.340

(e) 8 kilos for Rs.130

Q49. A truck contains 150 small packages, some weighing 1 kg each and some weighing 2 kg each. how many packages weighing 2 kg each are in the truck if the total weight of all the packages is 264 kg?

(a) 36        

(b) 52        

(c) 88        

(d) 124        

(e) 114

Q50. One year ago Pandit was three times his sister’s age. Next year he will be only twice her age. How old will Pandit be after five years?

ANS: 12 years

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