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  • 1. 

    If COMPUTER is coded as PMOCRETU, then what will TELEVISION be coded as?

    • A.

      NOISIVELET

    • B.

      VELTEONISI

    • C.

      VELENOISTI

    • D.

      VELETNOISI

    Correct Answer
    D. VELETNOISI
    Explanation
    The given question follows a pattern where the letters in the word are reversed and then rearranged. Applying the same pattern to the word TELEVISION, the letters are reversed to get NOISIVELET and then rearranged to get VELETNOISI. Therefore, the correct answer is VELETNOISI.

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  • 2. 

    "Sky is blue" is written as "rar bar tar", "reach in sky" is written as "tar car har", "blue bird flying" is written as "bar war mar" and "reach your hand" is written as "har sar jar". How is "bird flying in sky" written as?

    • A.

      War mar car tar

    • B.

      Car bar war mar

    • C.

      War bar tar har

    • D.

      Cannot be determined

    Correct Answer
    A. War mar car tar
    Explanation
    The phrase "bird flying in sky" can be written as "war mar car tar" based on the given code. Each word in the original phrase is replaced with the corresponding word in the code. "bird" is replaced with "war", "flying" is replaced with "mar", "in" is replaced with "car", and "sky" is replaced with "tar".

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  • 3. 

    ADWZ : FIBE :: KNPM : ?

    • A.

      PSUT

    • B.

      PSUR

    • C.

      PSER

    • D.

      PVUR

    Correct Answer
    B. PSUR
    Explanation
    The given analogy follows a pattern where each letter in the first pair is replaced by the letter that is two positions ahead in the alphabet. Applying the same pattern to the second pair, the letter "K" is replaced by "P", "N" is replaced by "S", "P" is replaced by "U", and "M" is replaced by "R". Therefore, the correct answer is PSUR.

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  • 4. 

    In a certain language RIPPLE is written as 785514. What is the code of PILLER in that language?

    • A.

      561147

    • B.

      561174

    • C.

      581174

    • D.

      581147

    Correct Answer
    D. 581147
    Explanation
    In the given language, each letter in the word RIPPLE is represented by a corresponding number. The code for R is 7, for I is 8, for P is 5, for L is 1, and for E is 4. Therefore, the code for PILLER would be 5 for P, 8 for I, 1 for L, 1 for L, 4 for E, and 7 for R. Hence, the correct code for PILLER in that language is 581147.

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  • 5. 

    A batsman makes a score of 87 runs in the 17th inning and thus increases his average by 3. Find his average after 17th inning?

    • A.

      39

    • B.

      38

    • C.

      40

    • D.

      37

    Correct Answer
    A. 39
    Explanation
    In order to find the batsman's average after the 17th inning, we need to consider his previous average and the increase in his average after the 17th inning. Since the batsman's average increased by 3 after the 17th inning, we can subtract 3 from his new average to find his previous average. Therefore, his previous average was 39.

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  • 6. 

    The average of 20 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most, how many may be greater than zero ?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      -1

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. 0
    Explanation
    If the average of 20 numbers is zero, it means that the sum of all the numbers is also zero. In order for the sum to be zero, there cannot be any numbers greater than zero because they would contribute a positive value to the sum. Therefore, the maximum number of numbers that can be greater than zero is 0.

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  • 7. 

    A grocer has a sale of Rs 6435, Rs. 6927, Rs. 6855, Rs. 7230 and Rs. 6562 for 5 consecutive months. How much sale must he have in the sixth month so that he gets an average sale of Rs, 6500 ?

    • A.

      4991

    • B.

      5467

    • C.

      5987

    • D.

      6453

    Correct Answer
    A. 4991
    Explanation
    The grocer has a total sale of Rs. 6435 + Rs. 6927 + Rs. 6855 + Rs. 7230 + Rs. 6562 = Rs. 34009 for the first 5 months. To find the sale he must have in the sixth month to get an average of Rs. 6500, we subtract the total sale from the desired average multiplied by 6 (total number of months): Rs. 6500 * 6 - Rs. 34009 = Rs. 39091. Therefore, the grocer must have a sale of Rs. 4991 in the sixth month to achieve an average sale of Rs. 6500.

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  • 8. 

    The average weight of a class of 24 students is 35 kg. If the weight of the teacher be included, the average rises by 400 g. The weight of the teacher is

    • A.

      45 kg

    • B.

      46 kg

    • C.

      47 kg

    • D.

      48 kg

    Correct Answer
    A. 45 kg
    Explanation
    If the average weight of the class of 24 students is 35 kg, then the total weight of all the students combined is 24 * 35 = 840 kg. When the weight of the teacher is included, the average weight increases by 400 g, which is equivalent to 0.4 kg. So, the total weight of all the students and the teacher combined is 840 + 0.4 = 840.4 kg. Since the teacher's weight is the difference between the total weight with the teacher and the total weight without the teacher, the weight of the teacher is 840.4 - 840 = 0.4 kg. Therefore, the weight of the teacher is 45 kg.

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  • 9. 

    The average of six numbers is 3.95. The average of two of them is 3.4, while the average of the other two is 3.85. What is the average of the remaining two numbers ?

    • A.

      3.6

    • B.

      4.6

    • C.

      6.5

    • D.

      7.3

    Correct Answer
    B. 4.6
    Explanation
    The average of the six numbers is 3.95. The average of two of the numbers is 3.4, which means that the sum of these two numbers is 3.4 * 2 = 6.8.
    Similarly, the average of the other two numbers is 3.85, which means that the sum of these two numbers is 3.85 * 2 = 7.7.
    To find the average of the remaining two numbers, we subtract the sum of the two numbers we know from the sum of all six numbers.
    So, 3.95 * 6 - (6.8 + 7.7) = 23.7 - 14.5 = 9.2.
    Finally, we divide this sum by 2 to find the average of the remaining two numbers, which is 9.2 / 2 = 4.6.

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  • 10. 

    A father said his son , " I was as old as you are at present at the time of your birth. " If the father age is 38 now, the son age 5 years back was

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      33

    • D.

      38

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    The father said that he was as old as his son is now at the time of his son's birth. Since the father is currently 38 years old, this means that his son is currently 38 years old as well. Therefore, 5 years back, the son's age would have been 38 - 5 = 33. However, this contradicts the statement made by the father. Therefore, the correct answer is 14, as it is the only option that satisfies the father's statement.

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  • 11. 

    The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. five years ago, father's age was four times the age of the son. so now the son's age will be

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    C. 15
    Explanation
    Five years ago, the father's age was four times the age of the son. This means that if we subtract 5 from the father's age and divide it by 4, we will get the son's age at that time. Let's assume the son's age five years ago was x. So, the father's age five years ago would be 4x.

    Now, the sum of the present ages of the father and son is 60 years. Therefore, the father's present age would be 60 - x (as the son's present age would be x).

    Since we need to find the son's present age, we can substitute the father's present age into the equation.

    60 - x = 4x

    Solving this equation, we find that x = 10.

    Therefore, the son's present age is 10 + 5 = 15.

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  • 12. 

    Sachin is younger than Rahul by 7 years. If the ratio of their ages is 7:9, find the age of Sachin

    • A.

      24.5

    • B.

      25.5

    • C.

      26.5

    • D.

      27.5

    Correct Answer
    A. 24.5
    Explanation
    If the ratio of their ages is 7:9, and Sachin is younger than Rahul by 7 years, then we can set up the equation 7x = 9(x-7), where x represents the age of Rahul. Solving this equation, we find that x = 14. Therefore, the age of Sachin is 7 years younger than 14, which is 14 - 7 = 7.5. So, the correct answer is 24.5.

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  • 13. 

    The Age of Ashok , Deepak and Ramu are in the proportion of 3:5:6. If the difference between the ages of Deepak and Ramu is 5 years . what is Ashok's age in years?

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    A. 15
    Explanation
    The ages of Deepak and Ramu are in the ratio of 5:6, and the difference between their ages is 5 years. This means that if we let Deepak's age be 5x, then Ramu's age would be 6x. The ratio of Ashok's age to Deepak's age is 3:5, so if we let Ashok's age be 3y, then Deepak's age would be 5y. Since the ages of Deepak and Ramu are 5 years apart, we can set up the equation 6x - 5x = 5. Solving for x, we get x = 5. Substituting this value back into the equation for Deepak's age, we get Deepak's age as 25. Finally, substituting the value of Deepak's age into the equation for Ashok's age, we get Ashok's age as 15.

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  • 14. 

    A mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 4 : 3. If 5 liters of water is added to the mixture, the ratio becomes 4: 5. Find the quantity of alcohol in the given mixture.

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    A. 10
    Explanation
    When 5 liters of water is added to the mixture, the ratio of alcohol to water becomes 4:5. This means that for every 4 units of alcohol, there are 5 units of water. Since the initial ratio of alcohol to water is 4:3, we can set up the equation 4/3 = 4/x, where x represents the quantity of alcohol in the mixture. Solving for x, we find that x = 3.33. However, since we are dealing with quantities of alcohol, we round down to the nearest whole number, which is 3. Therefore, the quantity of alcohol in the mixture is 3 liters.

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  • 15. 

    If 0.75: x :: 5:8, then x is equal to:

    • A.

      1.12

    • B.

      1.16

    • C.

      1.20

    • D.

      1.30

    Correct Answer
    C. 1.20
    Explanation
    In the given question, the ratio is given as 0.75:x::5:8. To find the value of x, we can set up a proportion. Cross-multiplying, we get 0.75 * 8 = x * 5. Simplifying, we get 6 = 5x. Dividing both sides by 5, we find that x = 1.2. Therefore, the correct answer is 1.20.

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  • 16. 

    The sum of three numbers is 98. If the ratio of the first to second is 2 : 3 and that of the second to the third is 5 : 8, then the second number is

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      40

    Correct Answer
    C. 30
    Explanation
    Let the three numbers be 2x, 3x, and 8x. According to the given ratios, the first number is 2x, the second number is 3x, and the third number is 8x. The sum of the three numbers is 2x + 3x + 8x = 13x. It is given that the sum of the three numbers is 98, so 13x = 98. Solving for x, we get x = 98/13 = 7. Therefore, the second number is 3x = 3 * 7 = 21.

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  • 17. 

    A cubical block of metal weighs 6 pounds. How much will another cube of the same metal weigh if its sides are twice as long?

    • A.

      48

    • B.

      36

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      60

    Correct Answer
    A. 48
    Explanation
    If the sides of the second cube are twice as long as the first cube, then the volume of the second cube will be 8 times the volume of the first cube. Since weight is directly proportional to volume, the weight of the second cube will be 8 times the weight of the first cube. Therefore, if the first cube weighs 6 pounds, the second cube will weigh 6 * 8 = 48 pounds.

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  • 18. 

    A is B's sister. C is B's mother. D is C's father. E is D's mother. Then, how is A related to D?

    • A.

      Grandfather

    • B.

      Grandmother

    • C.

      Daughter

    • D.

      Granddaughter

    Correct Answer
    D. Granddaughter
    Explanation
    A is B's sister, so A and B share the same parents. C is B's mother, so C is also A's mother. D is C's father, so D is A's grandfather. E is D's mother, so E is A's grandmother. Therefore, A is the granddaughter of D.

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  • 19. 

    A girl introduced a boy as the son of' the daughter of the father of her uncle. The boy is girl's

    • A.

      Brother

    • B.

      Uncle

    • C.

      Son

    • D.

      Son-in-law

    Correct Answer
    A. Brother
    Explanation
    The girl introduced the boy as the son of the daughter of the father of her uncle. This means that the boy is the son of the girl's uncle, making him her brother.

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  • 20. 

    There is a family of six persons A, B, C, D, E and F. They are Lawyer, Doctor, Teacher, Salesman, Engineer and Accountant There are two married couples in the family. D, the Salesman is married to the Lady Teacher. The Doctor is married to the Lawyer. F, the Accountant is the son of B and brother of E. C, the Lawyer is the daughter-in-law of A. E is the unmarried Engineer. A is the grandmother of F. How is E related to F?

    • A.

      Brother

    • B.

      Sister

    • C.

      Cousin

    • D.

      Cannot be determined

    Correct Answer
    D. Cannot be determined
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, it is not possible to determine the exact relationship between E and F. While it is mentioned that F is the brother of E, it is not specified whether they are older or younger siblings. Therefore, we cannot determine if E is the brother or sister of F. Hence, the relationship between E and F cannot be determined.

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  • 21. 

    If 'A $ B' means 'A is brother of B', 'A @ B'means 'A is wife of B', 'A # B' means 'A is daughter of B' and 'A & B'means 'A is father of B', then which of the following expressions indicates the relationship 'K' is father-in-law of H'?

    • A.

      H @ J $ L # P & K

    • B.

      H @ J $ P & L # K

    • C.

      H @ J $ L # K & P

    • D.

      H @ P $ J & L # K

    Correct Answer
    C. H @ J $ L # K & P
    Explanation
    The expression "H @ J $ L # K & P" indicates the relationship "K is father-in-law of H". In this expression, "H @ J" means "H is wife of J", "$ L" means "L is brother of H", "# K" means "K is daughter of L", and "& P" means "P is father of K". Therefore, the expression represents the relationship where K is the father-in-law of H.

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  • 22. 

    Rahul put his timepiece on the table in such a way that at 6 P.M. hour hand points to North. In which direction the minute hand will point at 9.15 P.M. ?

    • A.

      North

    • B.

      South

    • C.

      West

    • D.

      South-East

    Correct Answer
    C. West
    Explanation
    At 6 P.M., the hour hand points to the North. From 6 P.M. to 9 P.M., the hour hand will move towards the West. At 9 P.M., the hour hand will be pointing to the West. The minute hand moves faster than the hour hand, so at 9.15 P.M., the minute hand will be slightly ahead of the hour hand. Therefore, the minute hand will also be pointing towards the West.

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  • 23. 

    Reena walked from A to B in the East 10 feet. Then she turned to the right and walked 3 feet. Again she turned to the right and walked 14 feet. How far is she from A?

    • A.

      4 feet

    • B.

      5 feet

    • C.

      24 feet

    • D.

      27 feet

    Correct Answer
    B. 5 feet
    Explanation
    After walking 10 feet in the East from point A, Reena turns right and walks 3 feet. This means she has moved 10 feet East and 3 feet North, forming a right-angled triangle. The distance from A to B can be calculated using the Pythagorean theorem: the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. In this case, the hypotenuse is the distance from A to B, which is the square root of (10^2 + 3^2) = √(100 + 9) = √109. However, since the options provided are in whole numbers, the closest whole number to √109 is 10. Therefore, Reena is 10 feet away from A.

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  • 24. 

    I travel 20 miles towards north and then travel 25 miles eastward. I then travel 40 miles rightwards, then travel 30 miles towards left and then travels 12 miles to the left and finally 20 miles northwards. How far am i pproximately from my original destination and in what direction ?

    • A.

      20 miles towards south

    • B.

      13 miles towards south-west

    • C.

      12 miles towards east

    • D.

      13 miles towards north-east

    Correct Answer
    B. 13 miles towards south-west
    Explanation
    After traveling 20 miles towards the north, 25 miles eastward, 40 miles rightwards, 30 miles towards the left, 12 miles to the left, and finally 20 miles northwards, the total displacement is 25 miles eastward and 7 miles towards the south. Using the Pythagorean theorem, the approximate distance from the original destination is √(25^2 + 7^2) = √(625 + 49) = √674. Therefore, the answer is 13 miles towards south-west.

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  • 25. 

    Read the following information to answer the given questions. (i) A, B, C, D, E, F and G are playing cards sitting around a circular table (ii) D is not neighbour of C or E. (iii)A is neighbour of B and C. (iv) G, who is second to the left of D, is the neighbour of E and F. Which of the following is correct?

    • A.

      B is between A and D

    • B.

      E is to the immediate right of G

    • C.

      E is to the immediate right of A

    • D.

      F is to the immediate left of G

    Correct Answer
    A. B is between A and D
    Explanation
    B is between A and D because A is the neighbour of B and C, and D is not the neighbour of C or E. Therefore, the only possible arrangement is A-B-D.

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  • 26. 

    Seven friends Kiran, Mahesh, Rajesh, Abhi, Ganesh, Prasad and Parveen are sitting in a circle. Kiran, Mahesh, Rajesh, Abhi, Prasad and Parveen are sitting at equal distances from each other. Rajesh is sitting after two places right of Prasad, who is sitting one place right of Abhi. Kiran forms an angle of 90 degrees from Ganesh and an angle of 120 degrees from Mahesh. Mahesh is just opposite Parveen and is sitting on the left of Ganesh. Ganesh is not sitting at equal distance from

    • A.

      Mahesh and Prasad

    • B.

      Rajesh and Prasad

    • C.

      Abhi and Kiran

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, we can determine the seating arrangement as follows: Mahesh is sitting opposite Parveen and to the left of Ganesh. Kiran forms a 90-degree angle with Ganesh and a 120-degree angle with Mahesh. Prasad is sitting one place to the right of Abhi, who is one place to the right of Prasad. Rajesh is sitting two places to the right of Prasad. Therefore, Ganesh is not sitting at an equal distance from Mahesh and Prasad, Rajesh and Prasad, and Abhi and Kiran. Hence, the correct answer is "All the above".

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  • 27. 

    Seven friends Kiran, Mahesh, Rajesh, Abhi, Ganesh, Prasad and Parveen are sitting in a circle. Kiran, Mahesh, Rajesh, Abhi, Prasad and Parveen are sitting at equal distances from each other. Rajesh is sitting after two places right of Prasad, who is sitting one place right of Abhi. Kiran forms an angle of 90 degrees from Ganesh and an angle of 120 degrees from Mahesh. Mahesh is just opposite Parveen and is sitting on the left of Ganesh. Ganesh is sitting .............. of Parveen.

    • A.

      To the left

    • B.

      To the right

    • C.

      Two places right

    • D.

      Three places left

    Correct Answer
    D. Three places left
    Explanation
    Ganesh is sitting three places left of Parveen because Kiran, Mahesh, Rajesh, Abhi, Prasad, and Parveen are sitting at equal distances from each other. Rajesh is sitting after two places right of Prasad, who is sitting one place right of Abhi. Kiran forms an angle of 90 degrees from Ganesh and an angle of 120 degrees from Mahesh. Mahesh is just opposite Parveen and is sitting on the left of Ganesh. Therefore, Ganesh is sitting three places left of Parveen.

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  • 28. 

    A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seated in a straight line facing north but not necessarily in the same order. Only three people sit between F and A. Neither F nor A sits at the extreme ends of the line. Only two people sit between A and G. E is not an immediate neighbour of either A or F. E sits third to the left of B. B is not an immediate neighbour of A. E is not an immediate neighbour of C. Who are the immediate neighbours of F?

    • A.

      AG

    • B.

      DG

    • C.

      CD

    • D.

      GB

    Correct Answer
    D. GB
    Explanation
    The immediate neighbors of F are G and B. This can be determined by considering the given information: Only three people sit between F and A, and only two people sit between A and G. Since F and A cannot be at the extreme ends of the line, the only possible arrangement is GAFB. Additionally, E is not an immediate neighbor of F, so the only remaining option for the immediate neighbors of F is GB. Therefore, the correct answer is GB.

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  • 29. 

    A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seated in a straight line facing north but not necessarily in the same order. Only three people sit between F and A. Neither F nor A sits at the extreme ends of the line. Only two people sit between A and G. E is not an immediate neighbour of either A or F. E sits third to the left of B. B is not an immediate neighbour of A. E is not an immediate neighbour of C. Identify the wrong pair.

    • A.

      AG

    • B.

      GE

    • C.

      BF

    • D.

      DE

    Correct Answer
    A. AG
    Explanation
    The wrong pair in this scenario is AG. According to the given information, only two people sit between A and G. However, in the pair AG, there is no space for two people between them. Therefore, AG is the incorrect pair.

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  • 30. 

    If South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will West become?

    • A.

      North - east

    • B.

      North – west

    • C.

      South – east

    • D.

      South - west

    Correct Answer
    C. South – east
    Explanation
    If South-East becomes North and North-East becomes West, it can be inferred that the directions are rotating clockwise. Applying this rotation to the direction "West", it will become "South-East". Therefore, the correct answer is "South-East".

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