**ARITHMETIC AND MENTAL ABILITY- 08**

316. The weight of a dog is 12kg more than one-fourth of its weight. Then the weight of the dog is:

(a) 14kg (b) 15kg (c) 16kg (d) 18kg

Answer: (c)

317. Crow: Bird:: Lion:?

(a) Animal (b) Forest

(c) Cave (d) Zoo

Answer: (a)

318. Which number to be added to 5820 in order to make it completely divisible by 18?

(a) 6 (b) 16 (c) 14 (d) 12

Answer: (d)

319. Pick out the one item that does not belong to the group:

(a) Rice (b) Wheat

(c) Mustard (d) Barley

Answer: (c)

320. The correct number in decimal point equivalent to 3/5 is:

(a) 0.5 (b) 0.3 (c) 0.6 (d) 0.06

Answer: (c)

321. In a code language, 13479 is written as AQFJL and 5268 is written as DMPN. How 396824 is written in the same language?

(a) QLPNMJ (b) QLPMNF

(c) QLPNMF (d) QLPNDF

Answer: (c)

322. Which one of the following fractions is the largest?

(a) 10/11 (b) 14/15 (c) 12/13 (d)13/14

Answer: (b)

323. Which is the odd one?

(a) Spring (b) Winter

(c) Rain (d) Autumn

Answer: (c)

324. If 7:X = 17.5:22.5, then the value of ‘X’ is:

(a) 9 (b) 8.5 (c) 7.5 (d) 5

Answer: (a)

325. If three days ago was the day before Sunday, what will be the day after tomorrow will be?

(a) Thursday (b) Friday

(c) Wednesday (d) Monday

Answer: (a)

326. A motorbike always has:

(a) A brake (b) A view mirror

(c) An engine (d) A horn

Answer: (c)

327. When 4572 is divided among A,B and C such that three times the A ’s

share is equal to 4 times the B’ s share is equal to 6 times the C’ s share, then A ’s share is:

(a) 1016 (b) 1518

(c) 1524 (d) 2032

Answer: (d)

328. Select the odd one:

(a) Table (b) Sofa

(c) Chair (d) Paperweight

Answer: (d)

329. The price of a jewel, passing through three hands, rises on the whole by 65%. If the first and the second sellers earned 20% and 25% profit respectively, the profit earned by the third seller is:

(a) 2 0 % (b) 15%

(c) 10% (d) 5%

Answer: (c)

330. Find the missing term in the series: ALWBMXCNYDO?

(a)Z (b) Y

(c) K (d) S

Answer: (a)

331. In selling an article for Rs.76, there is a profit of 52%. If it is sold for Rs.75, the profit percent will be:

(a) 44 (b) 46

(c) 50 (d) 48

Answer: (c)

332. Which option is different from others?

(a) 1-1 (b) 7-49

(c) 5-125 (d) 9-729

Answer: (b)

333. Find the selling price of an article if a shop keeper allows two

successive discounts of 5% each on the marked price of Rs.80:

(a) 70.20 (b) 70.10

(c) 72.00 (d) 72.20

Answer: (d)

334. ‘Mother ’ is related to ‘Offspring’ in the same way as ‘Tree’ is related to:

(a) Fruit (b) Stem

(c) Sapling (d) Root

Answer: (c)

335. A shop keeper claims to sell all of his articles at a discount of 10%

but marks his articles by increasing the cost price of each article by 20%. His gain in each article is:

(a) 8% (b) 6% (c) 10% (d) 12%

Answer: (a)

336. Which one is different from others?

(a) Pagoda (b) Monastery

(c) Temple (d) Mosque

Answer: (b)

337. A 120 m long train takes 10 seconds to cross a man standing on a platform. What is the speed of the train?

(a) 20m/s (b) 10 m/s

(c) 15m/s (d) 12m/s

Answer: (d)

338. M is the brother of T. H is the sister of N. L is the brother of R. R is the daughter of T. C is the father of H. Who among the following is the uncle of L?

(a) M (b) N (c) C (d) R

Answer: (a)

339. The least number which when divided by 12,15,20 or 54 leaves in each case a remainder 4 is:

(a) 540 (b) 544

(c) 536 (d) 2160

Answer: (b)

340. Rashit travelled 7 km eastward, then turned left and travelled 6km.

Again he turned left and travelled 9km. In which direction is he travelling now?

(a) South (b) East

(c) West (d) North

Answer: (c)

341. A property dealer charges 2% commission for selling a flat. He

hands over Rs.35,280 to the owner after deducting his charges. The flat was sold for:

(a) Rs.38000 (b) Rs. 36000

(c) Rs.40000 (d) Rs.36720

Answer: (b)

342. Paddy: Field:: Steel:?

(a) Factory (b) Iron

(c) Ore (d) Mine

Answer: (a)

343. Suresh pays 5% of his income as house rent. After spending 60% of the balance, he has Rs.760 left. His income is:

(a) 1200 (b) 1 1 7 3

(c) 2000 (d) 1254

Answer: (c)

344. Select the odd one:

(a) Konark (b) Khajuraho

(c) Ellora (d) Nathu La

Answer: (d)

345. If the simple interest for 6 years be equal to 30% of the principal, it will

be equal to the principal after:

(a) 20 years (b) 30 years

(c) 10 years (d) 22 years

Answer: (a)

346. Which one is the same as Mumbai, Kolkata and Cochin?

(a) Delhi (b) Bangalore

(c) Chennai (d) Lucknow

Answer: (c)

347. PCWL: REXM:: THNY:?

(a) UIOZ (b) VJOZ

(c) YOJZ (d) VIPZ

Answer: (b)

348. Select the odd one:

(a) Karamchand Gandhi

(b) Mohandas Gandhi

(c) Raj Mohan Gandhi

(d) Feroz Gandhi

Answer: (d)

349. A dealer offers a discount of 10% on the marked price of an article

and still makes a profit of 20%. If its marked price is Rs.800, then the cost price of the article is:

(a) Rs.900 (b) Rs.600

(c) Rs.800 (d) Rs.700

Answer: (b)

350. What should be come in the place of question mark? : NSI,ORG,PQE,QPC,?

(a) BQD (b) APR

(c) BQA (d) ROA

Answer: (d)

351. A single discount equivalent to successive discounts of 30%,20% and 10%:

(a) 49.6% (b) 50%

(c) 49.4% (d) 51%

Answer: (a)

352. The cash difference between the selling prices of an article at a profit of 4% and 6% is Rs.3. The ratio of the two selling prices in:

(a) 51:52 (b) 52:53

(c) 51:53 (d) 52:55

Answer: (b)

353. Rama travels 10kms towards the north, turns left and travels 4kms and turn again turns right and covers another 5 km and turn right and travels another 4 km. How far is he from the starting point?

(a) 5kms (b) 10kms

(c) 15kms (d) 19kms

Answer: (c)

354. The ratio of a number of boys and that of girls in a school having 504 students is 13:11. What will be the new ratio if 3 more girls are admitted?

(a) 7:6 (b) 6:7 (c) 10:11 (d) 13:14

Answer: (a)

355. Mother: Child:: Cloud:?

(a) Shine (b) Rain

(c) Water (d) Weather

Answer: (b)

356. Two cars start at the same time from one point and move along two roads at right angles to each other. Their speeds are 36kmph and 48 kmph respectively. After 15 seconds the distance between them will be:

(a) 400 m (b) 150 m

(c) 300 m (d) 250 m

Answer: (d)

357. Select the odd one:

(a) Tokyo (b) New Delhi

(c) Birmingham (d) Harare

Answer: (c)

358. A person deposited a sum of Rs.6000 in a bank at 5% annum simple interest. Another person deposited Rs. 5000 at 8% annum compound interest. After two years, the difference of their interest s will be:

(a) Rs.230 (b) Rs.232

(c) Rs.832 (d) Rs.600

Answer: (b)

359. Which is different from the other three responses?

(a) Mother (b) Grandfather

(c) Father (d) Wife

Answer: (d)

360. The largest square tile which could be used to floor a hall 13m 53 cm by 7m 59 cm is:

(a) 23 (b) 41

(c) 33 (d) 1 1

Answer: (c)

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