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## IQ Test Questions and Answers

• 1.

### Which number should be there next in this series? 25, 24, 22, 19, 15

• A.

14

• B.

5

• C.

30

• D.

10

• E.

0

D. 10
Explanation
The series seems to be decreasing, and the differences between the numbers appear to be 1, 2, 3, and 4 successively. Hence, it's following a pattern where the differences between consecutive numbers are increasing by 1 each time. Starting from 25 and decreasing by 1, 2, 3, and 4 successively, the next number would decrease by 5. Therefore, if we continue this pattern, the next number in the series would be: 15 - 5 = 10

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• 2.

### Which one of the five is least like the other four?

• A.

Cow

• B.

Tiger

• C.

Snake

• D.

Dog

• E.

Bear

C. Snake
Explanation
The correct answer is Snake because it is the only animal that is not a mammal. Cow, Tiger, Dog, and Bear are all mammals, while Snake is a reptile.

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• 3.

### If you rearrange the letters "BARBIT," you would have the name of a:

• A.

Ocean

• B.

Country

• C.

State

• D.

City

• E.

Animal

E. Animal
Explanation
By rearranging the letters "BARBIT," we can form the word "RABBIT," which is the name of an animal.

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• 4.

### Which one of the five is least like the other four?

• A.

Potato

• B.

Carrot

• C.

Bean

• D.

Corn

• E.

Apple

E. Apple
Explanation
Among the given options, the apple is the least like the other four because it is a fruit, while the potato, carrot, bean, and corn are all vegetables. Fruits typically develop from the flower of a plant and contain seeds, whereas vegetables are other edible parts of plants, such as roots, stems, and leaves. This botanical distinction makes the apple different from the other listed items.

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• 5.

### Nia, twelve years old, is three times as old as her sister. How old will Nia be when she is twice as old as her sister?

• A.

15

• B.

18

• C.

16

• D.

20

• E.

21

C. 16
Explanation
Nia is currently 12 years old and three times as old as her sister, who is 12/3 = 4 years old. To find out when Nia will be twice as old as her sister, we need to determine the age difference between them. Currently, Nia is 12 - 4 = 8 years older than her sister. This age difference will remain constant as they both age. Therefore, when Nia is 16 years old, her sister will be 16 - 8 = 8 years old, making Nia twice as old as her sister. Thus, the correct answer is 16.

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• 6.

### Which one of the five makes the best comparison? Brother is to sister as niece is to:

• A.

Mother

• B.

Daughter

• C.

Aunt

• D.

Uncle

• E.

Nephew

E. Nephew
Explanation
The relationship between brother and sister is a sibling relationship. Similarly, the relationship between niece and nephew is also a sibling relationship, as they are the children of siblings. Therefore, the best comparison for niece is nephew.

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• 7.

### Which one of the five letters is least like the other four? F C D Z E

• A.

F

• B.

C

• C.

D

• D.

Z

• E.

E

E. E
Explanation
The letter E is least like the other four because it is the only vowel among the options, while the rest are consonants.

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• 8.

### Which one of the five makes the best comparison? Milk is to glass as the letter is to:

• A.

Stamp

• B.

Pen

• C.

Envelope

• D.

Book

• E.

Mail

C. Envelope
Explanation
Milk is commonly served in a glass, similarly, a letter is commonly placed inside an envelope. Both the glass and the envelope serve as containers for their respective items. Therefore, the best comparison is between milk and glass, and letter and envelope.

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• 9.

### Which of the following words is closest in meaning to APPREHENSIVE?

• A.

Thorough

• B.

Foolish

• C.

Anxious

• D.

Distraught

• E.

Comprehensive

C. Anxious
Explanation
The word "apprehensive" means feeling anxious or fearful about something that may happen in the future. Therefore, the word "anxious" is the closest in meaning to "apprehensive" as it also refers to feeling worried or uneasy about something.

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• 10.

### LIGHT BULB is to FILAMENT as WHEEL is to:

• A.

Electricity

• B.

• C.

Spoke

• D.

Automobile

• E.

Pulley

• F.

Car

C. Spoke
Explanation
The analogy in this question is based on the parts that make up the given objects. In a light bulb, the filament is a crucial component that produces light when electricity passes through it. Similarly, in a wheel, the spoke is a crucial component that connects the hub to the rim, providing support and stability. Therefore, the correct answer is "Spoke" as it is the part of the wheel that serves a similar function as the filament in a light bulb.

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• 11.

### Two people can make two bicycles in 2 hours. How many people are required to make 12 bicycles in 6 hours?

• A.

6

• B.

4

• C.

2

• D.

1

• E.

0

B. 4
Explanation
If two people can make two bicycles in 2 hours, it means that each person can make one bicycle in 2 hours. In six hours, a person will make 6/2= 3 bicycles. To make 12 bicycles in 6 hours number of people needed will be= total number of bicycles/number of bicycles made by one person in 6 hours= 12/3= 4.

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• 12.

### SOLICITOR is to ADVISOR as SYCOpHANT is to:

• A.

Blackmailer

• B.

Fawner

• C.

Flutist

• D.

Nobleman

• E.

Ruffian

B. Fawner
Explanation
The relationship between "solicitor" and "advisor" implies that the first term is a synonym for the second term. In the same way, "sycophant" is a synonym for "fawner". A sycophant is someone who flatters and praises others excessively in order to gain favor or advantage, just like a fawner. Therefore, the correct answer is "Fawner".

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• 13.

### Which one of the five makes the best comparison? CAACCAC is to 3113313 as CACAACAC is to:

• A.

31313113

• B.

31311313

• C.

31311131

• D.

13133313

• E.

13133131

B. 31311313
Explanation
In the given question, the pattern is that each letter in the first set is repeated the same number of times as its corresponding number in the second set. In the first set, C is repeated 3 times, A is repeated 1 time, and C is repeated 2 times, which corresponds to the numbers 3, 1, and 3 in the second set. Similarly, in the second set, C is repeated 3 times, A is repeated 1 time, and C is repeated 2 times, which corresponds to the numbers 3, 1, and 3 in the answer choice 31311313. Therefore, the answer is 31311313.

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• 14.

### Jack is taller than Peter, and Bill is shorter than Jack. Which of the following statements would be more accurate?

• A.

Bill is as tall as Peter.

• B.

It is impossible to tell whether Bill or Peter is taller.

• C.

Bill is taller than Peter.

• D.

Peter is taller than Bill.

B. It is impossible to tell whether Bill or Peter is taller.
Explanation
Based on the given information, we know that Jack is taller than Peter and Bill is shorter than Jack. However, we do not have any direct comparison between Bill and Peter. Therefore, we cannot determine whether Bill is taller than Peter, Peter is taller than Bill, or if they are of the same height. Hence, the most accurate statement is that it is impossible to tell whether Bill or Peter is taller.

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• 15.

### The price of an article was cut by 20% for sale. By what percent must the discounted item be increased to again sell the article at the original price?

• A.

15%

• B.

20%

• C.

25%

• D.

30%

• E.

35%

C. 25%
Explanation
If an item’s price was reduced by 20%, it means it’s now being sold at 80% of its original price. To get back to the original price, the discounted price needs to be increased by a certain percentage.
Let’s denote the original price as ( P ), and the discounted price as ( D ). We have:
( D = P - 0.20P = 0.80P )
We want to find out by what percent ( D ) must be increased to get back to ( P ). Let’s denote this percentage as ( x ). So we have:
( D + xD = P )
Substituting ( D = 0.80P ) into the equation gives:
( 0.80P + 0.80Px = P )
Solving for ( x ) gives:
( x = \frac{P - 0.80P}{0.80P} = 0.25 )
So, the discounted item must be increased by 25% to again sell the article at the original price.

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• 16.

### Which one of the following five options is least like the other four?

• A.

Brass

• B.

Copper

• C.

Iron

• D.

Tin

• E.

A. Brass
Explanation
Brass is the only option that is an alloy, whereas the other four options are all individual elements.

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• 17.

• A.

11

• B.

23

• C.

13

• D.

45

• E.

46

B. 23
Explanation
1. Let C represent the total number of cookies Mary started with.
3. After giving half to her sister, she had (C - 1)/2 cookies left.
5. After giving half to her brother, she had (((C - 1)/2) - 1)/2 cookies left, which equals 5.

Now, we can set up an equation:

(((C - 1)/2) - 1)/2 = 5

Let's solve for C:

(((C - 1)/2) - 1)/2 = 5
C = 23

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• 18.

### Is there a date, the 4th of July in England?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
From a purely logical point of view, the 4th of July exists as a date on the calendar, and its occurrence is not exclusive to any specific country. However, it holds particular significance in the United States as Independence Day. In England, it might not carry the same historical or cultural meaning as it does in the United States. Logically, though, the date itself is universal, so the answer is yes.

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• 19.

### Some months have 31 days; how many have 28?

• A.

1

• B.

3

• C.

6

• D.

9

• E.

12

E. 12
Explanation
All months have at least 28 days, as the shortest month, February, has 28 days in a non-leap year. Therefore, all 12 months have 28 days or more.

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• 20.

### How many 'birth days' does the average man have?

• A.

One

• B.

Every year

• C.

Twice a year

• D.

Every month

• E.

Infinite

A. One
Explanation
The average man has only one birth day because a birthday refers to the day a person is born. While a person may celebrate their birthday every year, the actual day of their birth remains the same. Therefore, the correct answer is "One".

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