Police Vault Quiz - Abstract And Verbal Reasoning

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The abstract and verbal reasoning measures your lateral thinking skills which are your ability to quickly identify patterns, logical rules, and trends in new data, integrate this information expressed in words. These skills are actually important in the police. Take this police vault quiz and get to see what you understand about their application in real life. All the best!

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• 1.
What is 50% of 12?
• A.

1.2

• B.

6

• C.

10

• D.

12

• 2.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "est"  to "thin" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Thinest

• B.

Thinnest

• 3.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "est" to "fat" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Fatest

• B.

Fattest

• 4.
Write in the sensory word from the sentence. A sensory word tells how things look, taste, smell, sound and feel. My alarm clock makes a loud sound in the morning.
• 5.
Write in the sensory word from the sentence. A sensory word tells how things look, taste, smell, sound and feel. The little girl was sad because she could not play outside.
• 6.
Write in the sensory word from the sentence. A sensory word tells how things look, taste, smell, sound and feel. The hot soup burned my mouth.
• 7.
The sum of ages of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. What is the age of the youngest child?
• A.

4 years

• B.

8 years

• C.

10 years

• D.

None of these

• 8.
Since an immediate change was needed on an emergency basis, _____ by the governor to curtail railway expenditure.
• A.

So it was proposed

• B.

Was proposed

• C.

Because of the proposal

• D.

It was proposed

• 9.
A father's age is five times his son's age. Four years ago the father was 9 times older than his son. How old are the father and son at present?
• A.

30yrs and 6yrs

• B.

25yrs and 5yrs

• C.

40yrs and 8yrs

• D.

None of these

• 10.
How is my mother's sister's brother's wife's child related to me?
• A.

brother

• B.

uncle

• C.

Cousin

• D.

Nephew

• 11.
What is twenty percent of 25 % of 20.
• A.

2

• B.

1

• C.

5

• D.

4

• 12.
A, e, i, m, q, u, _, _
• A.

Y, c

• B.

B, f

• C.

G, i

• D.

None

• 13.
Which of the following is the odd one out?
• A.

A

• B.

B

• C.

C

• D.

D

• E.

E

• F.

F

• 14.
Which comes next?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• E.
• F.
• 15.
Which box is next in the pattern:
• A.

A

• B.

B

• C.

C

• D.

D

• E.

E

• F.

F

• 16.
• A.

A

• B.

B

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C

• D.

D

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E

• F.

F

• 17.
• A.

D

• B.

C

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B

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A

• E.

E

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F

• 18.
• A.

A

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B

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C

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D

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E

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F

• 19.
Which of the following is the odd one out?
• A.

A

• B.

B

• C.

C

• D.

D

• E.

E

• F.

F

• 20.
Making it to the bus terminal before noon will give you the.......to do some shopping.
• A.

Luck

• B.

Opportunity

• C.

Possibilty

• D.

Ways

• 21.
Find the letter that will end the first word and start the second word. example: RAF  T  ROWEL LOS   _   TRAP
• A.

T

• B.

E

• C.

S

• D.

F

• E.

H

• 22.
Find the letter that will end the first word and start the second word. example: RAF  T  ROWEL WIS  _   EARTH
• A.

P

• B.

E

• C.

K

• D.

T

• E.

H

• 23.
Find the letter that will end the first word and start the second word. example: RAF  T  ROWEL BUL   _   EEL
• A.

F

• B.

H

• C.

K

• D.

L

• E.

P

• 24.
Athos, Portos and Aramis live in three adjoining houses. Aramis has a black cat called d'Artagnan, Portos has a white dog whereas Athos has a red herring. Portos has a neighbour with a red door. The owner of a four legged animal has a blue door. Either a feline or fish owner has a green door. Aramis and Portos are not neighbours. Whose door is red?
• A.

Aramis

• B.

Portos

• C.

Athos

• 25.
Mrs Krashem, a driving instructor, has to arrange bookings for some of her pupils. She has 8 new pupils who wish to book either a morning or afternoon of a particular day. These are 2 hour introductory lessons, so she only sees one pupil each morning or afternoon.Ms Banger is only available Tuesday AM but Mr Bumpem can make any time on a Wednesday.Mrs Exhaust is free on Tuesdays all day but Mr Hilstart is only free Wednesday afternoons.Ms Boot is only available Friday AM whereas Miss Bonnet can only make Saturday PM.Mrs Speed is available all day Fridays whereas Mr Parker can make any time on a SaturdayWhich of the following must both have MORNING appointments?
• A.

Ms. Banger & Mr. Hilstart

• B.

Ms. Banger & Mrs. Exhaust

• C.

Mr. Hilstart & Miss. Bonnet

• D.

Ms. Boot & Miss Bonnet

• E.

Mr. Bumpem & Mr. Parker

• 26.
Mrs Krashem, a driving instructor has to arrange bookings for some of her pupils. She has 8 new pupils who wish to book either a morning or afternoon of a particular day. These are 2 hour introductory lessons, so she only sees one pupil each morning or afternoon. Ms Banger is only available Tuesday AM but Mr Bumpem can make any time on a Wednesday. Mrs Exhaust is free on Tuesdays all day but Mr Hilstart is only free Wednesday afternoons. Ms Boot is only available Friday AM whereas Miss Bonnet can only make Saturday PM. Mrs Speed is available all day Fridays whereas Mr Parker can make any time on a Saturday Which of the following must both have AFTERNOON appointments?
• A.

Ms. Exhaust & Mrs. Speed

• B.

Mrs. Speed & Miss Bonnet

• C.

Mr. Parker & Miss Bonnet

• D.

Mr. Hilstart & Ms. Banger

• E.

Mrs. Speed & Mr. Parker

• 27.
An old treasure map has the following instructions: Stand next to the black rock and face West. Walk 20 metres and then turn 90 degrees clockwise. Walk another 10 metres and then turn 45 degrees anticlockwise. Walk another 15 metres, turn around 180 degrees. Turn 45 degrees clockwise and walk another 10 metres. In which direction are you now facing?
• A.

E

• B.

W

• C.

N

• D.

S

• E.

SE

• 28.
Debbie, Kimi and Michael have Ferraris. Michael also has a Reliant Robin. Jensen has a Mercedes and a Model T. Rubens also has a Mercedes. Debbie also has a Bugatti Veyron. Rubens has just bought a Toyota Prius. Who has the least cars?
• A.

Debbie

• B.

Kimi

• C.

Michael

• D.

Rubens

• E.

Jensen

• 29.
Jensen, Lewis and Mika need to be able to run 100m in under 12.5 seconds to qualify for a championship. Lewis and Mika run faster than Jensen. Jensen's best time for the 100m is 13.1 seconds. Which of the following MUST be true?
• A.

Only Lewis Qualifies

• B.

Jensen Doesn't Qualify

• C.

Lewis & Mika Both Qualify

• D.

Jensen Qualifies

• E.

No One Qualifies

• 30.
Hanif, Horace, Hilary and Hannah are polyglots. Hanif and Horace speak Chinese, whereas the others speak Arabic. Horace and Hannah speak Albanian. Everyone except Hanif speaks Spanish. Who only speaks Arabic and Spanish?
• A.

Hanif

• B.

Horace

• C.

Hilary

• D.

Hannah

• 31.
Hanif, Horace, Hilary and Hannah are polyglots. Hanif and Horace speak Chinese, whereas the others speak Arabic. Horace and Hannah speak Albanian. Everyone except Hanif speaks Esperanto. Who speaks more than one language but not Arabic?
• A.

Hanif

• B.

Horace

• C.

Hilary

• D.

Hannah

• 32.
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A

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B

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C

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D

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E

• 33.
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C

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D

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E

• 34.
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C

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• 35.
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• 36.
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• 37.
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• 38.
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• 39.
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• 49.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "er" to "fat" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Fater

• B.

Fatter

• 50.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "er" to "quick" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Quickker

• B.

Quicker

• 51.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "est" to "quick" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Quickest

• B.

Quickkest

• 52.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "er" to "great" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Greater

• B.

Greatter

• 53.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "est" to "great" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Greattest

• B.

Greatest

• 54.
If we compare two objects we use "er". When we compare more than two objects we use "est". Please read the sentence and select the correct answer. During the race, Amy came in second, Grace came in third and Callie came in first. Who was the __________ runner.
• A.

Faster

• B.

Fastest

• 55.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "er" to "thin" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Thinner

• B.

Thiner

• 56.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add "est" to "wet" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Wettest

• B.

Wetest

• 57.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word.   If you add "er" to "wet" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Wetter

• B.

Weter

• 58.
If we compare two objects we use "er". When we compare more than two objects we use "est". Please read the sentence and select either "er" or "est". Sharon is ______ than Sheila.
• A.

Shorter

• B.

Shortest

• 59.
If we compare two objects we use "er". When we compare more than two objects we use "est". Please read the sentence and select the correct answer. The girl at the park was ______________ than the girl inside.
• A.

Happier

• B.

Happiest

• 60.
In some cases you double the last letter before adding "er" or "est". Please read the sentence and choose the correct word. If you add er to "hot" what is the correct spelling?
• A.

Hoter

• B.

Hotter

• 61.
If we compare two objects we use "er". When we compare more than two objects we use "est". Please read the sentence and select the correct answer. Daishalyn is ______ than your average six year old.
• A.

Smarter

• B.

Smartest

• 62.
Write in the sensory word from the sentence. A sensory word tells how things look, taste, smell, sound and feel.   The boiling water was perfect for my porridge.
• 63.
What is the synonym for alike?
• A.

Cheerful

• B.

Smile

• C.

Same

• 64.
What is the synonym for bake?
• A.

Cake

• B.

Roast

• C.

Fry

• 65.
What is the synonym for greet?
• A.

Welcome

• B.

Goodbye

• C.

Enter

• 66.
What is the synonym for talk?
• A.

Walk

• B.

Run

• C.

Speak

• 67.
What is the synonym for thin?
• A.

Thick

• B.

Skinny

• C.

Wide

• 68.
What is the synonym for also?
• A.

Too

• B.

Never

• C.

Now

• 69.
What is the synonym for smile?
• A.

Frown

• B.

Grin

• C.

Laugh

• 70.
What is the synonym for large?
• A.

Small

• B.

Tiny

• C.

Big

• 71.
Write a describing word that tells about color, size or shape. That apple is __________.
• A.

Rolling

• B.

Round

• C.

Cold

• 72.
Which is the correct plural?
• A.

2 country

• B.

2 countrys

• C.

2 countrys

• D.

2 countries

• E.

2 countryes

• 73.
Identify the sentence which is CORRECT in every way. Sunday-every-Rashmi-Veena-and-church-near-house-the-their-go-to
• A.

Rashmi and Veena every sunday go to the church near the house

• B.

Rashmi and Veena go to the church near their house every Sunday

• C.

Every Sunday near the church Rashmi and Veena go to their house

• D.

Every Sunday near their house Rasmi and Veena go to the church

• 74.
Which sentence has GRAMMAR MISTAKE?
• A.

My mother told me to put the book back in it's place.

• B.

Tennis has lost its charm for me since Pat Cash retired.

• C.

My neighbour's dog tries to catch its own tail all day long.

• D.

It's Sunday tomorrow so i will watch my favourite cartoons.

• 75.
Listed below are some words.Which word will appear FOURTH in the list,if they are arranged in ALPHABETICAL ORDER? bless,blink,blast,blower,blur
• A.

Blur

• B.

Bless

• C.

Blink

• D.

Blower

• 76.
Identify the option with the CORRECT spelling to complete the sentence given below. The____________ took his sheep and goats to graze on the mountains.
• A.

Shepard

• B.

Shepherd

• C.

Shepperd

• D.

Sheepherd

• 77.
Identify the sentence with a SPELLING MISTAKE.
• A.

It is neccessary to drink enough water daily.

• B.

Having a balanced diet is extremely important.

• C.

Spinach is plentiful in minerals like iron and calcium.

• D.

Tomatoes and lemons are good source of Vitamin C.

• 78.
You were ____________ the Brisbane office before 2 p.m.
• A.

Suppose call

• B.

Supposed to call

• C.

Supposed calling

• D.

Supposed call

• 79.
Maria __________ never late for work.
• A.

Am

• B.

Are

• C.

Were

• D.

Is

• 80.
The company will upgrade _________ computer information systems next month.
• A.

There

• B.

Their

• C.

They're

• 81.
Each of the police applicants ____________ for months, even years.
• A.

Have been training

• B.

Were training

• C.

Has been training

• D.

Been training

• 82.
I have only a ________ Christmas cards left to write.
• A.

Few

• B.

Fewer

• C.

Less

• D.

Little

• 83.
Who is ____________ , Marina or Sachiko?
• A.

Tallest

• B.

Tall

• C.

The tallest

• 84.
Cheryl likes apples, _________ she does not like oranges.
• A.

So

• B.

For

• C.

But

• D.

Or

• 85.
The concert will begin ________ fifteen minutes.
• A.

In

• B.

On

• C.

With

• D.

About

• 86.
Eli's hobbies include jogging, swimming, and __________.
• A.

To climb mountains

• B.

Climb mountains

• C.

To climb

• D.

Climbing mountains

• 87.
Mr. Hawkins requests that someone _________ the data by fax immediately.
• A.

Sent

• B.

Sends

• C.

Send

• D.

To send

• 88.
The movie was __________ the book (although this rarely happens).
• A.

as

• B.

As good

• C.

Good as

• D.

As good as

• 89.
Alicia, __________ the windows please. It's too hot in here.
• A.

Opens

• B.

Open

• C.

Opened

• D.

Will opened

• 90.
Juan___________ in the library this morning.
• A.

is study

• B.

Studying

• C.

Is studying

• D.

Are studying

• 91.
Which of the following is most similar in meaning to sad:
• A.

Happy

• B.

Tears

• C.

Unhappy

• D.

Cry

• E.

None of the above

• 92.
SMELL is to NOSE, as SOUND is to:
• A.

Ear

• B.

Music

• C.

Eye

• D.

Trumpet

• E.

None of the above

• 93.
• A.

Kelly has long hair.

• B.

Rachael has brown hair.

• C.

Rachael is ten years old.

• D.

Kelly’s hair is the same colour as Rachael’s.

• E.

Rachael has short hair.

• 94.
Which of the following is most similar in meaning to particular:
• A.

Special

• B.

Simple

• C.

Careful

• D.

Specific

• E.

Obvious

• 95.
All of the words below are alike in some way. vigilant, precise, meticulous, particular Which of the following options could not be included?
• A.

Careful

• B.

Thorough

• C.

Detailed

• D.

Perfectionistic

• E.

Hasty

• 96.
In a foreign language: MISD KUMP GOTH means MERRY CHRISTMAS DAD. GOTH WUIM FREK KUMP means DAD IS MERRY TODAY. KOMP WUIM FREK KUMP means MUM IS MERRY TODAY. Which word means CHRISTMAS?
• A.

MISD

• B.

GOTH

• C.

KUMP

• D.

WUIM

• E.

FREK

• 97.
Find the two statements that together prove that: Sandy is a country music singer.
• A.

Sandy sings in a band.

• B.

Sandy likes country music the best.

• C.

Difficult music such as country and classical require a strongly trained voice.

• D.

Sandy’s band plays country songs.

• E.

Sandy has attended singing lessons for many years.

• 98.
AIRCRAFT is to TRANSPORT as NEWSPAPER is to:
• A.

Typing

• B.

Publishing

• C.

Editor

• D.

Newsroom

• E.

Media

• 99.
Select the word that has a similar meaning to outgoing:
• A.

Extroverted

• B.

Contained

• C.

Outside

• D.

Exit

• E.

Introverted

• 100.
Four of the following words are alike in some way. Select the odd word out?
• A.

Petrified

• B.

Fearful

• C.

Terrified

• D.

Daring

• E.

Scared

• 101.
All of the words below are alike in some way. offensive, sin, wrongdoing, Which of the following options could not go be included?
• A.

Crime

• B.

Immoral

• C.

Misdemeanour

• D.

Prison

• E.

Misconduct

• 102.
BIRDS are to FLY as HORSE is to:
• A.

Speed

• B.

Grass

• C.

Legs

• D.

Paddock

• E.

Trot

• 103.
Three airlines - QANTAS, VIRGIN and TIGER - operate on the Perth-Sydney route. To increase the number of seats sold, TIGER reduced its fares and this was emulated by QANTAS and VIRGIN immediately. The general belief was that the volume of air travel between Perth and Sydney would increase as a result. Which of the following, if true, would add credence to the general belief?
• A.

Increase in profitability of the three airlines.

• B.

Extension of the discount scheme to other routes.

• C.

A study that shows that air travellers in Australia are price-conscious.

• D.

A study that shows that as much as 80% of air travel in Australia is company-sponsored.

• 104.
Various studies have shown that our forested and hilly regions, and, in general, areas where biodiversity -- as reflected in the variety of flora -- is high, are the places where poverty appears to be high. And these same areas are also the ones where educational performance seems to be poor. Therefore, it may be surmised that, even disregarding poverty status, richness in biodiversity goes hand in hand with educational backwardness. Which one of the following statements, if true, can be said to best provide supporting evidence for the surmise mentioned in the passage?
• A.

In regions where there is little variety in flora, educational performance is seen to be as good as in regions with high variety in flora, when poverty levels are high.

• B.

Regions which show high biodiversity also exhibit poor educational performance, at low levels of poverty.

• C.

Regions which show high biodiversity reveal high levels of poverty and poor educational performance

• D.

In regions where there is low biodiversity, at all levels of poverty, educational performance is seen to be good.

• 105.
Cigarettes constitute a mere 20% of tobacco consumption in India, and fewer than 15% of the 200 million tobacco users consume cigarettes. Yet these 15% contribute nearly 90% of the tax revenues to the Exchequer from the tobacco sector. The punitive cigarette taxation regime has kept the tax base narrow, and reducing taxes will expand this base. Which one of the following best bolsters the conclusion that reducing duties will expand the tax base?
• A.

The cigarette manufacturers’ association has decided to indulge in aggressive promotion

• B.

There is a likelihood that tobacco consumers will shift to cigarette smoking if cigarette prices were to reduce

• C.

The cigarette manufacturers are lobbying for a reduction on duties

• D.

An increase in taxes on non-cigarette tobacco may lead to a shift in favor of cigarette smoking.

• 106.
5. Find two words, one from each group, that are closest in meaning. Group A raise floor stairs Group B top elevate basement
• A.

A. raise and elevate

• B.

B. raise and top

• C.

C. floor and basement

• D.

D. stairs and top