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Bunny,s brother Sunny is 562 days older to him while his sister Jenny is 75 weeks older to Sunny. If Jenny was born on Tuesday, on which day was Bunny born?


AMonday

BTuesday

CThursday

DSaturday

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Answer: Option C

Explanation:

562+(75*7)=1087
Take Tuesday number as 0
if u divide 1087%7 =2
So, Thursday

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A father told his son


A14

B19

C38

D33

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Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Lets assume son's present age =x
so, 38-x=x
=> x=19
son's age 5 years back is 19-5=14 years.

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Ramesh is taller than Suresh but not as tall as Vignesh. Harish is shorter than Suresh. Girish is not as tall as Ramesh. Rajesh is taller than Harish. Which of these could be the shortest guy?


ARamesh

BVignesh

CSuresh

DRajesh

EGirish

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

Ramesh > Suresh
Harish < Suresh
Rajesh > Harish
Vignesh >Ramesh > Suresh>Rajesh > Harish>Girish

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A cube is given with an edge of 12 units.it is painted on all faces and then cut into smaller cubes of edge of 4 units. How many cubes will have 2 faces painted?


A2

B12

C8

D10

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Cubes having two faces painted are: 12(n-2)

Where n = 12/4 = 3
=> 12(3-2) = 12

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Two bus tickets from city A to B and three tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 77 but three tickets from city A to B and two tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 73. What are the fares for cities B and C from A ?


ARs. 4, Rs. 23

BRs. 13, Rs. 17

CRs. 15, Rs. 14

DRs. 17, Rs. 13

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Let Rs. x be the fare of city B from city A and Rs. y be the fare of city C from city A.

Then, 2x + 3y = 77 ...(i) and

3x + 2y = 73 ...(ii)

Multiplying (i) by 3 and (ii) by 2 and subtracting, we get: 5y = 85 or y = 17.

Putting y = 17 in (i), we get: x = 13.

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A waiter's salary consists of his salary and tips. During one week his tips were 5/4 of his salary. What fraction of his income came from tips ?


A4/9

B5/4

C5/8

D5/9

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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A number of friends decided to go on a picnic and planned to spend Rs. 96 on eatables. Four of them, however, did not turn up. As a consequence, the remaining ones had to contribute Rs. 4 each extra. The number of those who attended the picnic was


A8

B12

C16

D24

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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In a family, the father took 1/4 of the cake and he had 3 times as much as each of the other members had. The total number of family members is


A3

B7

C10

D12

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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First bunch of bananas has (1/4) again as many bananas as a second bunch. If the second bunch has 3 bananas less than the first bunch, then the number of bananas in the first bunch is


A9

B10

C12

D15

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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In a class, 20% of the members own only two cars each, 40% of the remaining own three cars each and the remaining members own only one car each. Which of the following statements is definitely true from the given statements ?


AOnly 20% of the total members own three cars each.

B48% of the total members own only one car each.

C60% of the total members own at least two cars each.

D80% of the total members own at least one car.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Let total number of members be 100,

Then, number of members owning only 2 cars = 20.

Number of members owning 3 cars = 40% of 80 = 32.

Number of members owning only 1 car = 100 - (20 + 32) = 48.

Thus, 48% of the total members own one car each.

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