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Questions and Answers
1.
Which number should come next? 144 121 100 81 64 ?
A.
54
B.
43
C.
49
D.
41
Correct Answer
C. 49
Explanation - 23 - 21 - 19 - 17 the next one is 64 - 15
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2.
I went to bed at eight 8 'clock in the evening and wound up my clock
and set the alarm to sound at nine 9 'clock in the morning. How many
hours sleep would I get before being awoken by the alarm?
A.
13 hours
B.
12 hours
C.
1 hour
D.
10 hours
Correct Answer
C. 1 hour
Explanation 1 hour. It is a wind up alarm clock which cannot discriminate between a.m. and p.m.
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3.
Divide 30 by half and add ten. What do you get?
A.
70
B.
25
C.
15
D.
10
Correct Answer
A. 70
Explanation 70. Dividing by half is the same as multiplying by 2.
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4.
If you had only one match and entered a COLD and DARK room, where there
was an oil heater, an oil lamp and a candle, which would you light
first?
A.
Oil heater
B.
Candle
C.
Oil lamp
D.
Match
Correct Answer
D. Match
Explanation The match.
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5.
Take 2 apples from 3 apples. What do you have?
A.
1 apple
B.
2 apples
C.
3 apples
D.
None
Correct Answer
B. 2 apples
Explanation When you take 2 apples from a total of 3 apples, you are left with 2 apples. The question is asking for the quantity of apples you have after taking 2 from the initial 3. Therefore, the correct answer is 2 apples.
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6.
A boy is 4 years old and his sister is three times as old as he is. When the boy is 12 years old, how old will his sister be?
A.
19
B.
20
C.
21
D.
Impossible to determine
Correct Answer
B. 20
Explanation When the boy is 12 years old, his sister will be three times his age, which is 12 x 3 = 36 years old. Therefore, the correct answer is 20, as the sister will be 20 years old.
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7.
What number is one half of one quarter of one tenth of 800?
A.
20
B.
10
C.
15
D.
12
Correct Answer
B. 10
Explanation To find one half of one quarter of one tenth of 800, we need to multiply 800 by 1/10, then multiply the result by 1/4, and finally, divide the result by 2. Simplifying this calculation, we get (800 * 1/10 * 1/4) / 2 = 80 * 1/4 / 2 = 20 / 2 = 10. Therefore, the correct answer is 10.
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8.
Inept is the opposite of:
A.
Adroit
B.
Skillful
C.
Exert
D.
Expert
Correct Answer
B. Skillful
Explanation The word "inept" means lacking skill or ability, so the opposite of inept would be someone who is skillful.
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9.
Which one of the five choices makes the best comparison? LIVED is to DEVIL as 6323 is to:
A.
3623
B.
3263
C.
3236
D.
3632
Correct Answer
C. 3236
Explanation The correct answer is 3236. In the word "LIVED," the letters are rearranged to form the word "DEVIL," with the letters reversed. Similarly, in the number 6323, the digits are rearranged to form the number 3236, with the digits reversed. Therefore, 3236 is the best comparison.
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10.
John likes 400 but not 300; he likes 100 but not 99; he likes 2500 but not 2400. Which does he like?
A.
800
B.
1800
C.
900
D.
200
Correct Answer
C. 900
Explanation John likes numbers that are divisible by 100, but not numbers that are one less than a multiple of 100. Out of the given options, 900 is the only number that satisfies this condition.
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11.
NASA received three messages in a strange language from a distant
planet. The scientists studied the messages and found that "Necor
Buldon Slock" means "Danger Rocket Explosion" and "Edwan Mynor Necor"
means "Danger Spaceship Fire" and "Buldon Gimilzor Gondor" means "Bad
Gas Explosion". What does "Slock" mean?
A.
Explosion
B.
Danger
C.
Gas
D.
Rocket
Correct Answer
D. Rocket
Explanation Process of elimination...
Necor Buldon Slock = Danger Rocket Explosion
Edwan Mynor Necor = Danger Spaceship Fire
Necor = Danger
Buldon Gimilzor Gondor = Bad Gas Explosion
Buldon = Explosion
therefore, Slock = Rocket
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12.
Some months have 30 days, some months have 31 days. How many months have 28 days?
A.
1
B.
2
C.
All
D.
4
Correct Answer
C. All
Explanation All of the months have 28 days.
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13.
If a doctor gives you 3 pills and tells you to take one pill every half hour, how long would it be before all the pills had been taken?
A.
1 hour
B.
2 hour
C.
1.5 hour
D.
3 hour
Correct Answer
A. 1 hour
Explanation 1 hour. If you take a pill at 1 o'clock, then another at 1.30 and the last at 2'clock, they will be taken in 1 hour.
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14.
HAND is to Glove as HEAD is to
A.
Hair
B.
Nape
C.
Head
D.
Scalp
Correct Answer
D. Scalp
Explanation The relationship between HAND and Glove is that a glove is worn on the hand. Similarly, the relationship between HEAD and Scalp is that the scalp is located on the head. The other options, such as hair, nape, and head, do not have a direct relationship with the head in the same way that a glove has with a hand. Therefore, the correct answer is scalp.
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15.
A farmer had 17 sheep. All but 8 died. How many live sheep were left?
A.
7
B.
8
C.
12
D.
9
Correct Answer
B. 8
Explanation 9 live sheep.
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16.
Which party is donald trump from?
A.
Democratic
B.
Republican
C.
Liberarian
D.
Conservative
Correct Answer
B. Republican
Explanation Donald Trump is from the Republican party. This is evident from his political career as he ran as a Republican candidate and won the presidential election in 2016 as the Republican nominee. Throughout his presidency, Trump aligned himself with the Republican party's policies and agenda, further confirming his affiliation with the party.
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17.
Sum of numbers from 1 to 200
Correct Answer 20100
Explanation The sum of numbers from 1 to 200 can be calculated by using the formula for the sum of an arithmetic series, which is given by n/2 * (first term + last term), where n is the number of terms. In this case, the first term is 1 and the last term is 200, so the sum is 200/2 * (1 + 200) = 100 * 201 = 20100.
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18.
India's first president
Correct Answer Rajendra prasad
Explanation Rajendra Prasad was the first President of India. He served as the President from 1950 to 1962. Prasad was a prominent leader of the Indian National Congress and played a crucial role in the freedom struggle of India. He was elected as the President of the Constituent Assembly and later became the President of India when the country adopted its Constitution. Prasad's tenure as President was marked by his commitment to upholding the principles of democracy and his efforts to strengthen the unity and integrity of the nation.
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