1) It takes 6 men 4 days to build a fence 3 meters high. How long will it take 10 men to make it 7 meters high ?
21 days 14 days 5.6 days 2 days 7.4 days
2) The numbers 6 and 27 are on the same double sheet of a youth magazine. How many pages are in the magazine ?
14 32 20 14 42
3) A group of travellers shared a bill of £ 50.41 at a cafe, equally among them; How many were there in the group?
37 15 51 71 45
4) Five apples and 3 bananas cost 57p. Two bananas and five oranges cost 33p. The cost of an apple, a banana and an orange is,
14p 19p 18p 24p 36p
5) It takes 4 hrs for a car to cover a certain distance at 45 km/h. How long will it take to cover the same distance at 30 km/h ?
4 hrs 6 hrs 8 hrs 11 hrs 1 hr
6) 6 - 3 X 2 + 8 :- 4 + 6 =
15 8 6 13 12
7) The words 'CARBON DIOXIDE' were placed in front of a mirror. The number of English letters seen in the mirror are,
13 7 6 12 1
8 ) The letters 'F', 'O, 'U', 'R' are in a container. How many different words can be made from them ?
4 6 12 24 8
9) The average height of a group of 7 plants is 4 cm. The average height of a group of 3 plants is 14 cm. The average height of all 10 plants is,
14 cm 28 cm 9 cm 3 cm 7 cm
10 ) How can you add a letter each, to these two groups of letters to produce two words of similar meaning EARN and ONGa bird reptile a mammal insect worm
11 ) Both Fahrenheit scale and Celsius scale show the same reading at
40 -40 65 120 no such value
12) If 2x + 14 = 20 + x/2, x is
2 3 4 14 12 days
13 ) It takes 20 days for 5 men to do a certain job. How long will 4 men take to do the same job?
8 days 14 days 25 days 5 days 45 days
14 ) I think of a number, multiply by 5, add 7, take away 9, add two and divide by 5. The answer is
5 11 24 34 23
15 ) Rachel yelled at her husband "Simon, key please!" standing next to the family car. The animal hidden in the sentence is
a bird a reptile a mammal insect worm
16) An ingenious unethical indirect cunning means to gain something is
plan strategy fraud diversion expediency
17 ) 1, 4, 7, 11, 15, 13, 17 is a number sequence that continues with
24 28 32 36 38
18 ) The height of St. Pauls cathedral is 120 feet plus half its height. Its height is
60 feet 240 feet 120 feet 360 feet 100 feet
19 ) Starting from one corner, six different triangles can be made inside a polygon. The polygon is
an octagon a heptagon nonagen a hexagon a decagon
20 ) The sides of a triangle are 13cm, 8cm and 7cm. The biggest angle in the triangle is
30 45 60 90 120
21 ) 1001^{2} - 999^{2} is
100000 999000 4000 109900 1090900
22 ) Work out 88^{2} - 6, on a calculator and use the imagination. The object you see
can ring can sing calculate measure magnify
23 ) Two trains were stationed 60 km apart. They travelled towards each other at 40 km/h and 20 km/h respectively. A bee started flying between them, from one train to the other, at the same time, at 50 km/h. By the time they collided - or the bee got crushed - it would have flown
30 km 45 km 50 km 90 km 120 km
24 ) A half is a third of it. What is it ?
1 1.5 2 3 none above
25 ) When I divided two numbers, the calculator display was, 1.4242424242. The numbers were
141/100 141/99 142/100 142/99 142/10

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