1. Find the odd one out from the given set of numbers.

`14, 28, 35, 46, 56, 84`

a) 56
b) 84
c) 35
d) 46

Explanation: Here, the numbers 14, 28, 35, 56 and 84 are perfectly divisible by 7.
i.e.

```14 ÷ 7 = 2
28 ÷ 7 = 4
35 ÷ 7 = 5
56 ÷ 7 = 8
84 ÷ 7 = 12```

But the number 46 is not perfectly divisible by 7 (i.e. not a multiple of 7).

2. Find odd one out from the given jumbled words.

`LNUAIMMIU, ELEST, OPERPC, NMKOYE, INCKLE`

a) NMKOYE
b) OPERPC
c) INCKLE
d) ELEST

Explanation: The Rearrangement of the words are : –
LNUAIMMIU ⇒ ALUMINIUM
ELEST ⇒ STEEL
OPERPC ⇒ COPPER
NMKOYE ⇒ MONKEY
INCKLE ⇒ NICKLE
Here the odd one out is MONKEY, as all others are names of the elements that exist in the nature.

3. Find the odd one out.
a) BEK
b) CFL
c) MPS
d) GJP

Explanation: Here, the letters given follows the below pattern
C + 3 ➔ F + 6 ➔ L
B + 3 ➔ E + 6 ➔ K
G + 3 ➔ J + 6 ➔ P

But MPS does not follow this pattern (i.e. M + 3 ➔ P + 3 ➔ S).

4. Find the odd one out.
a) M
b) S
c) T
d) O

Explanation: Here, the letters M, O and T have exactly same mirror images.
i.e.

```M | M
O | O
T | T```

But, letter S has inverted mirror image (i.e. S | Ꙅ).

5. In a certain code “CODE” is written as “DPEF”. How is “DEFENCE” is written in that code?
a) KWMCJFL
b) ELDFSAP
c) EFGFODF
d) HRAOSCV

Explanation: Here, each letter moves +1 from its original position.
i.e. for “CODE” C→D, O→P, D→E, E→F.
Similarly, for “DEFENCE” the code is EFGFODF.

6. In a certain code “564” means “study very hard”, “736” means “hard work pays” and “423” means “study and work”. Which of the following is the code for “work”?
a) 5
b) 3
c) 6
d) 4

Explanation: Here, in the first and second statement, the common code number is ‘6’ and common word is ‘hard’. In the second and third statement the common code number is ‘3’ and common word is ‘work’. In first and third statement, the common code number is ‘4’ and common word is ‘study’.
Therefore, 3→work, 4→study, 6→hard.
This gives, 2→and, 5→very, 7→pays.

7. If ‘white’ is called ‘yellow’, ‘yellow’ is called ‘blue’, ‘blue’ is called ‘red’, ‘red’ is called ‘black’, ‘black’ is called ‘violet’ and ‘violet’ is called ‘green’, then what would be the colour of light emitting from bulb?
a) Blue
b) Red
c) Yellow
d) Black

Explanation: Here, the colour of light emitting from bulb is yellow and it is given that ‘yellow’ is called ‘blue’.

8. If the letters of the word “PRODUCT” are arranged alphabetically, then which letter would be farthest from the second letter of word?
a) T
b) R
c) U
d) P

Explanation: Here, when arranged alphabetically the word is CDOPRTU.

9. Milly introduced a boy as the son of the only daughter of the mother of her maternal uncle. How is Milly related to that boy?
a) Nephew
b) Son
c) Brother
d) Sister

Explanation: Here, it is clear that the boy’s mother is the only daughter of her mother, who is also the mother of Milly’s maternal uncle i.e. the boy’s mother and Milly’s mother are same i.e. Milly and the boy are siblings.

10. If ‘A&B’ means A is father of B, ‘A*B’ means A is brother of B, ‘A\$B’ means A is mother of B then which of the following is correct about K\$T&M?
a) M is brother of T
b) T is son of K
c) M is father of T
d) K is mother of M

Explanation: Here, according to the question, K\$T means K is mother of T and T&M means T is father of M. So, it is clear that T is son of K.
Hence the answer is T is son of K.

11. Kalyan is brother of Salman. Dhriti is sister of Atharv and daughter of Suchitra. Saloni is wife of Kalyan and is sister of Suchitra. How is Saloni related to Atharv?
a) Aunt
b) Grandmother
c) Mother
d) Daughter

Explanation: Here, it is given that Suchitra is sister of Saloni and Atharv is son of Suchitra. So, Saloni is his aunt.

12. BFNM : EIQP :: RBGJ : ?
a) GHJK
b) WXYZ
c) UEJM
d) ABCD

Explanation: From analyzing the left side, we can conclude that each letter of the first group is moved 3 steps forward to obtain the corresponding letter of the second group.
i.e. B + 3 ➔ E, F + 3 ➔ I, N + 3 ➔ Q, M + 3 ➔ P.
By using the same logic, we can conclude that UEJM is the correct answer.

13. S and K are brothers. W is mother of S. M is mother of T. If T is son of K, then how is W related to M?
a) Mother-in-law
b) Sister
c) Father-in-law
d) Mother

Explanation: Here, it is given that W is mother of S and S is brother of K and M is wife of K. So, W is M’s mother-in-law.

14. Hardworking : Determined :: Happy : ?
b) Upbeat
c) Lovely
d) Hilarious

Explanation: From analyzing the left side, we can conclude that determined is the synonym of hardworking.
By using the same logic, we can conclude that upbeat is the synonym of happy.

15. 343 : 7 :: 512 : ?
a) 9
b) 6
c) 8
d) 2

Explanation: From analyzing the left side, we can conclude that 343 is the cube of 7.
By using the same logic, we can conclude that 512 is the cube of 8.

16. Good : Ample :: Droll : ?
a) Corpulent
b) Quiet
c) Recede
d) Humorous

Explanation: From analyzing the left side, we can conclude that Good is synonym of Ample.
By using the same logic, we can conclude that Droll is synonym of Humorous.

17. Which of the region in the following figure represents students who play Volleyball or Football or both but not Basketball?

a) A + D + G
b) A + G – D
c) C + D
d) D

Explanation: Here, region A+G-D represents the students who play Volleyball or football or both but not Basketball.
Hence A + G – D is the answer.

18. From the figure given below, determine the number of students who did not study any of the two subjects.

a) 175
b) 295
c) 264
d) 135

Explanation: Here, the number of students who study any of these subject is:-
208 + 95 – 67 = 236
Since, total number of students is 500, therefore, the number of students who did not study any of these subjects is:-
500 – 236 = 264

19. Find the next number in the series : 61, 52, 63, 94, 46, …. ?
a) 81
b) 18
c) 49
d) 35

Explanation: Here, each number is reverse of a number which is square of a number.
i.e. 42=16→61, 52=25→52, 62=36→63, 72=49→94, 82=64→46.
So, the next number will be 92=81→18.

20. In a row of 26 girls, when Sakshi shifted four places towards the left, she become 10th from the left end. What was her earlier position form the right end of the row?
a) 10th
b) 11th
c) 13th
d) 12th

Explanation: Here, there are 26 girls and Sakshi is in 10th position from left end after shifting. i.e. Sakshi is in 14th position from left before shifting. So 26 – 14 = 12 i.e. there are 12 girls before Sakshi, so her position was 13th from the right end.

21. Find the correct alternative which will replace the question mark?

a) 49
b) 33
c) 27
d) 44

Explanation: Here, the middle number is obtained by subtraction of two numbers present outside the triangle and add the number on its base
i.e. from the first figure→34-7+16=43;
From second figure→ 35-4+17=48;
Similarly, in the third figure→ 31-6+19=44.

22. Identify the wrong number in the series. 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 34?
a) 8
b) 20
c) 13
d) 34

Explanation: Here, the series is a Fibonacci series.
i.e. a number in the series is the sum of previous two numbers.
So, in this 8+13 = 21. So the wrong number is 20.

23. Complete the following series 6, 12, 36, 144, 720…?
a) 4320
b) 2843
c) 8249
d) 6825

Explanation: Here, the series follows the following pattern.
6×2=12, 12×3=36, 36×4=144, 144×5=720.
Similarly, 720×6=4320.

24. A box had 17 bulbs. All but five are fused. How many are actually fused?
a) 9
b) 8
c) 12
d) 5

Explanation: Here, it is given that all bulbs are fused except 5 i.e. out of 17, 12 bulbs are fused.

25. Find the odd one out.
a) GOM
b) NSR
c) BJH
d) EMK

Explanation: Here, the letters given follows a pattern i.e. ➔
B + 8 ➔ J – 2 ➔ H
E + 8 ➔ M – 2 ➔ K
G + 8 ➔ O – 2 ➔ M

But NSR does not follow this pattern (i.e. N + 5 ➔ S – 1 ➔ R)

26. Deepa’s younger brother Bobby is older than Hitika. Shweta is younger than Nilesh but elder than Deepa. If Nilesh is younger than Shyam then who is the youngest?
a) Shyam
b) Nilesh
c) Bobby
d) Hitika

Explanation: Here, according to question
Hitika < Bobby < Deepa < Shweta < Nilesh<Shyam.
Therefore, the youngest is Hitika.

27. Find the correct alternative which will replace the question mark?

a) 107
b) 285
c) 220
d) 164

Explanation: Here, from the first figure→14+26+11+39=90*2=180; middle number is 180.
From second figure→ 21+12+37+16=86*2=172; middle number is 172.
Similarly, from third figure→ 57+13+19+21=110*2=220; middle number is 220.

28. Find the correct alternative which will replace the question mark?

a) 417
b) 444
c) 846
d) 284

Explanation: Here, the number obtained is by multiplying by 3 and then add 3 in it i.e.
15*3+3=48;
48*3+3=147;
Similarly, 147*3+3=444.

29. Choose the figure which is different from the rest?

a) Figure C
b) Figure D
c) Figure A
d) Figure B

Explanation: Here, in the figures B, C and D edges are sharp, whereas in figure A there are no sharp edges.
Hence, the answer is Figure A i.e. .

30. A cage had 15 birds. All but seven manages to escape. How many birds remain?
a) 8
b) 9
c) 3
d) 7

Explanation: Here, it is given that all birds escapes except 7 birds i.e. out of 15, 7 birds remain.

31. Identify the missing number in the series. 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, ?, 144?
a) 55
b) 13
c) 89
d) 21

Explanation: Here, the series is a Fibonacci series.
i.e., a number in the series is the sum of previous two numbers.
So, in this missing number is 34+55 =89.

32. Beautiful : Repulsive :: Frequent : ?
a) Seldom
b) Wise
c) Fast
d) Apparent

Explanation: From analyzing the left side, we can conclude that Repulsive is antonym of Beautiful.
By using the same logic, we can conclude that Frequent is antonym of Seldom.

33. K is the son of A’s mother’s sister. Q is daughter of D, who is the father of G and grandfather of A. P is the Daughter of H who is grandmother of K. D is husband of H and G is husband of L. How is P related to Q?
a) Cousin
b) Daughter
c) Sister
d) Mother

Explanation: Here, it is given that H is wife of D. P and Q are daughters of H and D. So, P is sister of Q.

34. In a certain code “CLOUD” is written as “ENQWF”. How “CRACK” is written in that code?
a) SPUPSR
b) ETCEM
c) ESAPTO
d) NJELVP

Explanation: Here, each letter moves +2 from its original position.
i.e. for “CLOUD” C→E, L→N, O→Q, U→W, D→F.
Similarly, for “CRACK” the code is ETCEM.

35. Find the odd one out.
a) 2361 – 2181
b) 1247 – 1067
c) 7258 – 7124
d) 3429 – 3249

Explanation: Here, in all the pair of numbers the second number is 180 less than the first number.
i.e.

```1247 - 180 = 1067
2361 - 180 = 2181
3429 - 180 = 3249```

But, 7258 – 180 ≠ 7124.
Hence, 7258 – 7124 is the answer.

36. Find the odd one out from the given data.
a) 724
b) 343
c) 216
d) 27

Explanation: Here, the numbers 27, 216 and 343 are perfect cubes.
i.e.

```33 = 27;
63 = 216;
73 = 343;```

But 724 in the given options is not a perfect cube.

37. Pointing towards a person a woman said to man, “His father is the only son of your mother”. How is the man related to that person?
a) Husband
b) Son
c) Father
d) Brother

Explanation: Here, the man’s mother has only one son i.e. the man himself, who is also the father of that person. So, it is clear that the man is the father of that person.

38. A, B, C, D, E, F and G are members of a family consisting of four adults and three children, two of whom, F and G are boys. A and D are brothers and A is an engineer. E is a doctor married to one of the brothers and has two children. B is married to D and G is their child. Who is C?
a) A’s son
b) E’s daughter
c) F’s father
d) G’s father

Explanation: Here, it is given that C, F and G are children and F and G are boys i.e. C is a girl. Since, B married to D and G is their child, therefore, E married to A and C and F are their children.
Hence the answer is E’s daughter.

39. ADLK : CFNM :: GRSP : ?
a) WXYZ
b) GHJK
c) ABCD
d) ITUR

Explanation: From analyzing the left side, we can conclude that each letter of the first group is moved 2 steps forward to obtain the corresponding letter of the second group.
i.e. A + 2 ➔ C, D + 2 ➔ F, L + 2 ➔ N, K + 2 ➔ M.
By using the same logic, we can conclude that ITUR is the correct answer.

40. How many even numbers are there in the following series of numbers, each of which is immediately preceded by an odd number, but not immediately followed by an even number?
6 2 8 9 1 3 4 5 7 5 8 9 7 9 10 8 1 4 9 2 6
a) 4
b) 3
c) 2
d) 1

Explanation: Here, we are looking for a group of numbers i.e. odd even odd. In the series it occurs thrice i.e. ‘1 4 9’, ‘3 4 5’, ‘5 8 9’.

41. Ankita’s younger brother Bobby is older than Nilu. Shweta is younger than Rahul but elder than Ankita. Who is the eldest?
a) Rahul
b) Shweta
c) Ankita
d) Bobby

Explanation: Here, according to question
Nilu < Bobby < Ankita < Shweta < Rahul.
Therefore, the eldest is Rahul.

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