# General Intelligence and Reasoning Questions and Answers

### General Intelligence Test Questions and Answers:

Directions (for next 4 questions): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions, which follow :
‘A – B’ means ‘A is father of B’
‘A + B’ means ‘A is the daughter of B’
‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is son of B’
‘A × B’ means ‘A is the wife of B’

How is P related to T in the expression ‘P + S – T’ ?
(a) Sister
(b) Wife
(c) Son
(d) Daughter

Ans. (a)

In the expression ‘P + Q × T’ how is T related to P ?
(a) Mother
(b) Father
(c) Son
(d) Brother

Ans. (b)

In the expression ‘P × Q – T’ how is T related to P ?
(a) Daughter
(b) Sister
(c) Mother
(d) Can’t be determined

Ans. (d)

There is sufficient food for 116 men for 25 days. After 21 days, 100 men left the place. For how many days will the rest of the food last for the rest of the men?
(a) 19 days
(b) 24 days
(c) 29 days
(d) 15 days

Ans. (c)

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Tuberculosis : Lungs : : Cataract : ?
(a) Ear
(b) Throat
(c) Skin
(d) Eye

Ans. (d)

If the positions of the first and the third digits within each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the third digit of the second lowest number ?
(a) 9
(b) 4
(c) 7
(d) 5

Ans. (d)

In a certain code RELATED is written as EFUBKDQ. How is RETAINS written in that code ?
(a) SDQBTOJ
(b) JOTBQDS
(c) JOTBSDQ
(d) TOJBSDQ

Ans. (d)

Directions (for the next 4 questions):

In each of the questions below, four statements are given, followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV, You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Statement: All silver are metals. All metals are steel. Some steel are stones. All stones are stands.
Conclusions: I. Some stands are metals. II. Some stones are silver. III. Some stands are steel. IV. Some stones are steel.
(a) Only III and IV follow
(b) Only I follow
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows

Ans. (a)

Statement: All chairs are tables. All tables are songs. Some songs are rhythms. Some rhythms are pillows.
Conclusions: I. Some tables are chairs. II. All tables are rhythm. III. All chairs are songs. IV. Some pillows are songs.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only I and IV follow
(c) Only I follow
(d) Only III follows

Ans. (a)

Statements: Some mobiles are pens. Some pens are covers. Some covers are dishes. All dishes are paper.
Conclusions: I. All mobiles are covers. II. Some pens are paper. III. All dishes are pens. IV. Some papers are mobiles.
(a) Only I follow
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only 1 and IV follow
(d) None follows

Ans. (d)

Statement: All shoes are tables. Some tables are lanes. All caps are lanes. Some lanes are row.
Conclusions: I. Some tables are rows. II. Some tables are shoes. III. Some rows are caps. IV. Some lanes are shoes.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only either I or IV follows

Ans. (b)

Directions (next 4 questions): Study the following information carefully and answer the following questions.

Adam , Putin, Johnson, Chris, Carl and Rangesh are six students studying in a class. Each of them is of a different height and weight. The tallest may not be the heaviest. Carl is taller than only Adam but lighter than Johnson. Putin is taller than Chris and Adam and heavier than only Carl and Rangesh. Adam is lighter than only Chris. Carl is heavier than Rangesh. Chris is taller than Rangesh and Putin is not the tallest.

How many of them are heavier than Carl?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) None of these

Ans. (d)

How many of them are shorter than Putin?
(a)Two
(b) Four
(c) Three
(d) Five

Ans. (b)

Who among them is third from the top if arranged in descending order of height?
(a) Putin
(b) Rangesh
(c) Chris

Ans. (c)

Who among the following is the lightest?
(a) Rangesh
(b) Carl
(d) Johnson

Ans. (a)

As ‘Bell’ is related to ‘Sound’ in the same way as ‘Lamp’ is related to what?
(a) Flame
(b) Light
(c) Wick
(d) Oil

Ans. (b)

In a certain code ‘MOUSE’ is written as PRUQC. How is ‘SHIFT written in that code ?
(a) VKIRD
(b) VKIDR
(c) VJIDR
(d) VIKRD

Ans. (b)

Directions (next 4 questions): In each question below, there is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). You have to find out which of the four combinations correctly represents the groups of letters based on the following coding system and the conditions that follow, and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correct/ represents the group of letters, ‘mark (5) i.e. ‘None of these’ as your answer.

 Letter A M P J E I R T W B U K Y Z H Digit/Symbol Code 1 9 2 @ 3 © 4 8 7 \$ 6 % 5 * d

Conditions:
(i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel, their codes are to be interchanged.
(ii) If the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant, both are to be coded as the code for the vowel.

UPAMYE
(a) 612953
(b) 321956
(c) 621956
(d) *621953

Ans. (d)

JPERTB
(c) \$2348®
(d) None of these

Ans. (d)

JETWBH
(a) d387\$@
(b) @387\$@
(c) @387\$d
(d) 8387\$d

Ans. (c)

KHAPYI
(a) % d125%

Ans. (b)

Direction (next 4 questions) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

P, Q, R. S, T. V and W are sitting around a circle facing at the center. V is second to the left of P and second to the right of W. T is third to the right of Q and is not an immediate neighbor of V. S is third to the right of R.
Who is second to the right of Q?
(a) R
(b) W
(c) T
(d) S

Ans. (a)

Who is to the immediate left of S?
(a) V
(b) T
(c) Q
(d) W

Ans. (d)

Who is to the immediate right of R?
(a) W
(b) T
(c) P

Ans. (b)

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As ‘Steal’ is related to ‘Factory’ in the same way ‘Wheat’ is related to what?
(a) Field
(b) Sky
(c) Godown
(d) Market

Ans. (a)

Point P is 11 km towards the East of point Q. A man starts from point Q and travels 9 km towards the West. He then takes a left turn and travels 4 km. He finally takes a left turn and travels 20 km before stopping. How far and in which direction must he travel in order to reach point P ?
(a) 11 km towards South
(b) 4 km towards North
(c) 24 km towards South
(d) 9 km towards North

Ans. (b)

A can do a certain work at the same time at which B and C together can do it. If A and B together could do it in 15 days, and C alone in 30 days, in what time could B alone do it?
(a) 40 days
(b) 60 days
(c) 45 days
(d) 35 days

Ans. (b)

In a certain code SUBSTANCE is written as RATRUFDOB. How is TENTHOUSE written in that code?
(a) SMDSIFTVP
(b) UOFUIDRTN
(c) UOFUIFTVP
(d) SMDSIDRTN

Ans. (a)

Direction (next 4 questions) : Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

J2@8K8Q7%UTI*V9

Which of the following is the seventh to the left of the nineteenth from the left end of the above arrangement?
(a) D
(b) U
(d) 8

Ans. (c)

What should come next in the following series based on the above arrangement?
53\$ P4F 6WJ 88Q ?
(a) UI
(b) UT
(c) UIV
(d) UTV

Ans. (a)

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If all the symbols in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the sixteenth from the right end ?
(a) F
(b) W
(c) J
(d) 8

Ans. (a)

How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a number ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Ans. (b)

Line : Square : : Arc : ?
(a) Ring
(b) Sphere
(c) Circle
(d) Ball

Ans. (c)

Direction (next 4 questions): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow them.
6 friends A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting on a straight bench, all facing south, towards your face.
A and B are not at the ends.
F is at one of the ends.
A, who is 2nd from left, is between C and F, as seen by you.
D is at 3rd position from C.
A and B are equidistant from the center.

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Which 2 people occupy the end seats?
(a) F and A
(b) F and D
(c) F and E
(d) F and C

Ans. (b)

What is C’s position from F?
(a) Ist
(b) 2nd
(c) 3rd
(d) 4th

Ans. (b)

Who is between A and E?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F

Ans. (a)

In a row of forty students, R is fifth from the right end and there are ten students between R and D. What is the D’s position from the left end of the row ?
(a) 26th
(b) 23rd
(c) 24th
(d) 25th

Ans. (d)

As ‘Fly’ is related to ‘Parrot’ in the same way as ‘Creep’ is related to what?
(a) Snake
(b) Rabbit
(c) Fish
(d) Crocodile

Ans. (a)

A, B and C can do a piece of work in 24,36 and 48 days respectively. They work at it together. A stops the work after 8 days and B is called off 4 days before the work is done. In what time was the work finished?
(a) 10 days
(b) 8 days
(c) 16 days
(d) 14 days

Ans. (c)

A father is twice as old as his son. Twenty years ago, he was 6 times his son’s age at that time. Find the current age of the father?
(a) 100
(b) 25
(c) 50
(d) 80

Ans. (c)

A car travels at a speed of 60 km per hour from Ghaziabad to Lucknow and returns at a speed of 40 km per hour. Find the average speed.
(a) 50
(b) 55
(c) 48
(d) 4

Ans. (c)

How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters EMTA using each letter only once  in each word ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) More than three

Ans. (d)

Directions (next 4 questions):   Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below :
W 3 # R @ EJ KT4 B 9 1*DU81H%

Which of the following is the sixth to the right of the twenty-first from the right end of the above arrangement ?
(a) 8
(b) D
(c) P
(d) @

Ans. (a)

How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a consonant ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Ans. (c)

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How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a number but not immediately preceded by a number ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Ans. (b)

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
(a) 8 1 D
(b) 5 7 5
(c) P 2 7
(d) E J R

Ans. (b)

How many pairs of digits are there in the number 9431658 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when the digits are rearranged  in ascending order ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Ans. (c)

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) 115
(b) 85
(c) 95
(d) 75
(5) 155

Ans. (d)

If all the symbols in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the four­teenth from the left end ?
(a) I
(b) H
(c) D
(d) B

Ans. (d)

Directions (next 3 questions): In each question below are three statements followed by three conclusions num­bered I, II and III. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then de­cide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Then decide which of the answers (a), (b). (c). (d) is the correct answer.

Statements:
All cups are benches. Some benches are drums. All drums are kites,
Conclusions:
I. Some kites are cups.
II. Some kites are benches.
III. Some drums are cups.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follow
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows

Ans. (c)

Statements:
Some boxes are walls. No wall is road. All roads are rivers.
Conclusions:
I. Some rivers are walls.
II. Some roads are boxes.
III. No wall is river.
(a) Only I follow
(b) Only either I or III follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only II follows

Ans. (b)

Statements:
Some tables are chairs. All chairs are houses. All houses are tents.
Conclusions:
I. All houses are chairs.
II. Some tents are chairs.
III. Some houses are tables.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) All I, II and III follow

Ans. (c)

Statements:
All pens are sticks. All sticks are rings. All rings are rods.
Conclusions:
I. Some rings are pens.
II. Some rods are sticks.
III. Some rods are pens.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) All I. II and III follow

Ans. (d)

‘Kris’ walked 5 metres towards North, took a left turn and walked for 10 metres. He then took a right turn and walked for 20 metres, and again took the right turn and walked 10 metres. How far is he from the starting point ?
(a) 20 metres
(b) 15 metres
(c) 25 metres
(d) 30 metres
(5) None of these

Ans. (c)

Microphone : Loud : : Microscope : ?
(a) Increase
(b) Investigate
(c) Examine
(d) Magnify

Ans. (d)

In which of the following combinations is the third person sitting in between the first and the second person?
(a) WTR
(b) BDT
(c) MHD
(d) WKR

Ans. (d)

Direction (next 5 questions): In each of the questions given below, which of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

The thermometer is related to degree in the same way as a clock is related to
(a) Wall
(b) Tower
(c) Hour

Ans. (c)

A can complete a work in 35 days and B can do the same work in 28 days. If A after doing 10 days, leaves the work, how many days B will do the remaining work?
(a) 25 days
(b) 20 days
(c) 27 days
(d) 24 days

Ans. (b)

If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the first, the third, the sixth and the eighth letters of the word RESTRICTION using each letter only once, then the second letter of the word so formed is your answer. If more than one such word can be formed, mark ‘P’ as you answer and if no such word can be formed, mark ‘X’ as your answer.
(a) P
(b) I
(c) X
(d) T

Ans. (d)

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Direction question (next 3 questions) : Read the information and answer the questions given below?

A + B means A is the daughter of B; AxB means A is the son of B and A – B means A is the wife of B.

If P x Q – S, which of the following is true ?
(a) S is the wife of Q
(b) S is the father of P
(c) P is the daughter of Q
(d) Q is father of P

Ans. (b)

If T-SxB-M, which of the following is not true?
(a) B is the mother of S
(b) M is the husband of B
(c) S is the daughter of B
(d) T is the wife of S

Ans. (c)

If ZxT-SxU+P, which is U to Z ?
(a) Mother
(b) Grandmother
(c) Father
(d) Can’t be determined

Ans. (d)

How many such pairs of letters are there in the word COMPUTERS, each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet ?
(a) Three
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) More than three

Ans. (d)

LO : PK : : IT : ?
(a) GT
(b) SH
(c) MN
(d) FU

Ans. (c)

A palm tree was 90 cm high when it was planted. It grows by an equal number of cm each year, and at the end of the seventh year it was one ninth taller than at the end of the sixth year. How tall was the tree at the end of the twelfth year ?
(a) 360 cm
(b) 400 cm
(c) 420 cm
(d) 450 cm

Ans. (d)

If “@” means V, ‘©’ means V, ‘%’ means’+’ and ‘\$’ means -‘ then 6 % 12 © 3 @’ 8 \$ 3 = ?
(a) 37
(b) 35
(c) 39
(d) 33

Ans. (b)

Directions (next 3 questions) : In each question below are three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three statements disregard­ing commonly known facts.
Give answer (a) if only Conclu­sion I follows.
Give answer (b) if only Conclu­sion II   follows.
Give answer (c) if either Conclu­sion I or Conclusion II follows.
Give answer (d) if neither Con­clusion I nor Conclusion II follows.

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Statements: All stars are planets. All planets are moons. No moon is a sun.
Conclusions:
I. All stars are suns.
II. No moon is a star.

Ans. (d)

Statements: Some computers are keyboards. Some keyboards are wires. Some wires are switches.
Conclusions:
I. Some computers are switch­es.
II. Some wires are computers.

Ans. (d)

Statements: No cap is a hat.
All hats are feathers.
All feathers areipfepars.
Conclusions:
All hates are papers All feathers are caps

Ans. (a)

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Directions (for next 5 questions): Choose the word which is least like the other words in the group.

(a) Percentage
(b) Simplification
(c) Profit & Loss
(d) Quantitative Aptitude

Ans. (d)

(a) Eyes
(b) Nose
(c) Fingers
(d) Lips

Ans. (c)

(a) Arc
(b) Diagonal
(d) Circle

Ans. (b)

(a) Furniture
(b) Table
(c) Chair
(d) Bed

Ans. (a)

(a) Wheel
(b) Tyre
(c) Car
(d) Door

Ans. (c)

A man sitting beside me at a hotel ate idlis one after the other by ordering plate by plate. He said to me after drinking some water the last one I ate was my hundredth idli in last five days. Each day I ate 6 more than the previous day. How many he ate yesterday ?
(a) 26
(b) 24
(c) 22
(d)  20

Ans. (a)

Meeta correctly remembers that her father’s birthday is after 8th July but before 12th July. Her brother correctly remembers that their father’s birthday is after 10th July but before 15th July. On which day of July was definitely their father’s birthday ?
(a) 10th
(b) 11th
(c) 10th or 11th
(d) Cannot be determined

Ans. (b)

Basket : Pail : : Pan : ?
(a) Spoon
(b) Bowl
(c) Fork
(d) Knife

Ans. (b)

583 : 293 :: 488 : ‘.’
(a) 291
(b) 378
(c) 487
(d) 581

Ans. (b)

EGIk : FILO :: FHJL : ?
(a) GJMP
(b) GMJP
(c) JGMP
(d) JGPM

Ans. (a)

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CAT: DDY :: BIG : ?
(a) CLL
(b) CLM
(c) CML
(d) CEP

Ans. (a)

? : UGH :: STQR : NOLM
(a) OPMN
(b) NOLM
(c) MNKL
(d) LMNO

Ans. (b)

BD’ is related to ‘EG’ and ‘MO’ is related to ‘PR’ in the same way as ‘FH’ is related to ……….
(a) JM
(b) IL
(c) JL
(d) IK

Ans. (d)

The museum is related to the Curator in the same way as Prison is related to______?
(a) Manager
(b) Monitor
(c) Jailor
(d) Warden

Ans. (c)

Ocean : Water :: Glacier : ?
(a) Refrigerator
(b) Ice
(c) Mountain
(d) Cave

Ans. (b)

Clock : Time :: Thermometer : ?
(a) Heat
(c) Energy
(d) Temperature

Ans. (d)

A and B can do a piece of work in 16 days and 24 days. Both starts the work together for some time, but B leaves the job 6 days before the work is completed. Find the time in which work is finished.
(a) 18 days
(b) 14 days
(c) 12 days
(d) 8 days

Ans. (c)

Which of the following is the middle digit of the highest number among the five numbers given below? 371 582 493 245 816
(a) 1
(b) 7
(c) 8
(d) 9

Ans. (a)

If ‘football’ is called ‘cricket’, ‘cricket’ is called ‘basketball’, ‘basketball’ is called ‘badminton’ ‘badminton’ is called ‘volleyball’, ‘volleyball’ is called ‘hockey’ and ‘hockey’ is called ‘golf’, which of the following games is not played using a ball ?
(a) Volleyball