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The average age of 10 members of a committee is the same as it was 4 years ago, because an old member has been replaced by a young member. Find how much younger is the new member?

  1. 44

  2. 40

  3. 24

  4. 80

Answer: 2

If x=y=2z and xyz=256 then what is the value of x?

  1. 12

  2. 6

  3. 8

  4. 16

Answer: 3

If one-seventh of a number exceeds its eleventh part by 100 then the number is.......

  1. 1100

  2. 1925

  3. 1875

  4. 7700

Answer: 2

The ratio of Rita's age to her mother's age is 8:3. The difference of their ages is 35 years. The ratio of their ages after 4 years will be?

  1. 12:5

  2. 17:8

  3. 32:17

  4. 14:7

Answer: 1

A man can row 5 kmph in still water. If the river is running at 1kmph, it takes him 75 minutes to row to a place and back. How far is the place?

  1. 3

  2. 6

  3. 9

  4. 12

Answer: 1

Susan can type 10 pages in 5 minutes. Mary can type 5 pages in 10 minutes. Working together, how many pages can they type in 30 minutes?

  1. 15

  2. 75

  3. 25

  4. 65

Answer: 2

A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time?

  1. 2 hours 30 minutes

  2. 2 hours 20 minutes

  3. 3 hours 20 minutes

  4. 3 hours 30 minutes

Answer: 3

Which of the following is least like the others?

  1. cube

  2. sphere

  3. pyramid

  4. circle

Answer: 4

One of the following is my secret word:AIM DUE MOD OAT TIE.With the list in front of you, if I were to tell you any one of my secret word, then you would be able to tell me the number of vowels in my secret word.Which is my secret word?

  1. TIE

  2. AIM

  3. OAT

  4. DUE

Answer: 1

In june a baseball team that played 60 games had won 30% of its game played. After a phenomenal winning streak this team raised its average to 50% .How many games must the team have won in a row to attain this average?

  1. 12

  2. 20

  3. 24

  4. 30

Answer: 3