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General Mental Ability Test Questions with Answers

APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TEST

Mental Ability Test:

Directions—(next 5 questions): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions—

A group of people has six family members and an advocate. These are L, M, N, O, P, Q and R and having different professions. Each one of them is a journalist, businessman, architect, doctor and pilot but not necessarily in this order. There are three males and three females in the family out of which there are two married couples. M is a businessman and is the father of P, Q is a doctor and grandfather of P. N is a housewie and is daughter-in-law of O. L is neither a pilot nor a journalist. R is an advocate. N is not the mother of P and O is not married to M. No lady is a journalist.

Question: Which of the following groups represents the three ladies in the group ?
(1) N, P, L
(2) P, L, N
(3) L, N, O
(4) O, P, L
Ans.  (3)

Question: Who is married to Q ?
(1) N
(2) O
(3) L
(4) Can’t be determined
Ans. (2)

Question: Who among the following family members is an architect ?
(1) L
(b) O
(3) P
(4) Can’t be determined
Ans. (A)

Question: Which of the following is the profession of P ?
(1) Architect
(2) Pilot
(3) Architect or pilot
(4) Journalist
Ans. (4)

Question: How is Q related to O ?
(1) Father
(2) Mother
(3) Mother-in-law
(4) None of these
Ans. (4)

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Question: If a meaningful word starting with B can be formed from the letters of ‘HACEB’, then, the middle letter of the word is your answer. If no such word is formed, then your answer is (5).
(1) A
(2) E
(3) C
(4) H
Ans. (1)

Question: Find out the wrong term in the series given below 23 43 125 487
(1) 43
(2) 125
(3) 487
(4) None of these
Ans. (3)

Question: In a certain code, ‘GAME’ is written as ‘HZND’. How is ‘RAVI’ coded in this code?
(1) VIAR
(2) SBWJ
(3) SZWJ
(4) SZWH
Ans. (4)

Question: If A stands for ‘×’, B stands for ‘–’, C stands for ‘+’ what is the value of (9 C 5) A (6 C 6) = ?
(1) 81
(2) 168
(3) 162
(4) None of these
Ans. (2)

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Direction (next 5 questions) : In the following number series only one number is wrong. Find out the wrong number.

Question: 2 3 6 18 109 1944 209952
(1) 3
(2) 6
(3) 18
(4) 109
Ans. (4)

Question: 1 3 6 11  20  39  70
(1) 3
(2) 39
(3) 11
(4) 20
Ans. (2)

Question 5: 2 13 27 113 561 3369 23581
(1) 13
(2) 27
(3) 113
(4) 561
Ans. (1)

Question: 50 51 47 56 42 65 29
(1) 51
(2) 47
(3) 56
(4) 42
Ans. (4)

Question:  3 9 23 99 479 2881 20159
(1) 9
(2) 23
(3) 99
(4) 479
Ans. (3)

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Direction (next 2 questions): The number mentioned against each question is to be coded using the following codes:
Number: 0  2  4  6  8  9  5  3  1  7
Code:      L B A M K T  R X U  P
From the answer choices, find out the correct code for the given number. If none of the codes is correct, mark(5) as the answer.

Question: 952481027
(1) TRBKAULBP
(2) TRBAKLUBP
(3) TRBAKULPB
(4) TRBAKULBP
Ans. (4)

Question: 31297584
(1) XUBTPRMA
(2) XUBPTRKA
(3) XUBTRPKA
(4) None of these
Ans. (4)

Question: Pointing to the man in the photograph, Shyam said, “His son’s father is my father.” How is Shyam related to the man?
(1) Brother
(2) Father
(3) Grandson
(4) Son
Ans. (4)

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Direction (next 5 questions) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seven students of a college. Each of them has a favourite subject from Physics, Chemistry, English, Biology, History, Geography and Philosophy, not necessarily in the same order. Each of them also has a favourite sport Football, Cricket, Hockey, Volleyball, Badminton, Table Tennis and Basketball, not necessarily in the same order.
R likes Philosophy and his favourite sport is Hockey. The one who likes Football like- English. T’s favourite sport is not Badminton or Table Tennis. V does not like cither History or Biology. The one whose favourite snort is Basketball does not like Physics. W likes Chemistry and his favourite sport is Volleyball. S likes Geography. Q’s favourite sport is Badminton V does not like English and his favourite sport is not Basketball. P’s favourite sport is Cricket. The one whose favourite sport is Badminton docs not like Biology.

Question: Which subject does P like ?
(1) History
(2) Biology
(3) Chemistry
(4) Data inadequate
Ans. (2)

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Question: Who likes History?
(1) P
(2) R
(3) Q
(4) V
Ans. (3)

Question: What is O’s favorite sport ?
(1) Cricket
(2)Table Tennis
(3) Football
(4) Badminton
Ans. (4)

Question: Whose favourite sport is Basketball ?
(1) S
(2) W
(3) Q
(4) Data inadequate
Ans. (1)

Question: Which subject does T like?
(1) Biology
(2) Physics
(3) Chemistry
(4) Data inadequate
Ans. (5)

 

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Question: As’ Author’ is related to ‘Writing’, similarly ‘Thief is related to what?
(1) To night
(2) To feel
(3) To steal
(4) To wander
Ans. (3)

Directions (next 5 questions): Four of the five parts in each question are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

Question: (1) 7
(2) 14
(3) 21
(4) 28
Ans. (1)

Question: (1) beer
(2) deer
(3) reindeer
(4) bear
Ans. (1)

Question: (1) pen
(2) pencil
(3) sharpener
(4) pencil-box
Ans. (4)

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Question: (1) day
(2) night
(3) noon
(4) dawn
Ans. (4)

Question: (1) ACE
(2) MOQ
(3) JHE
(4) BDF
Ans. (3)

Question:  As ‘Oil’ is related to an ‘Oilman’, in the same way ‘Milk’ is related to what?
(1) Water
(2) Blacksmith
(3) Shoemaker
(4) Milkman
Ans : (4)

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Question: How many such pairs of letters are there in the word OVERWHELM each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) More than three
Ans. (4)

Question 22: What should come next in the following letter series ?
ACEGIKMOBDFHJLN
ACEGIKMBDFHJLA
(1) B
(2) C
(3) F
(4) D
Ans. (2)

Question: In a certain code ORBITAL is written as CSPHMBU. How is* CHARGER written in that code ?
(1) BIDQSFH
(2) BIDSSFH
(3) BIDQQDF
(5) None of these
Ans. (1)

Question: 89.467 – 45.971 + 9.991 = ?
(1) 42.505
(2) 32.515
(3) 43.404
(4) 53.487
Ans. (4)

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Question: In a certain code, ‘La Lu Le’ means ‘I love you’, “La ki Le’ means ‘I and You’. What is the code for love?
(1) La
(2) Lu
(3) Le
(4) ki
Ans. (2)

Directions (next 5 questions): What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions?

Question: 3895 – 1563 + 1089 = ?
(1) 3321
(2) 3527
(3) 3329
(4) None of these
Ans. (4)

Question: 45 × 390 + 26 – ?
(1) 645
(2) 675
(3) 765
(4) 745
Ans. (2)

Question: 2.2 × 5.6+17.8=?
(1) 30.12
(2) 30.012
(3) 31.12
(4) 31.012
Ans. (1)

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Question: 358.085 + 42.91 + 25.55 = ?
(1) 425.565
(2) 426.545
(3) 426.555
(4) 425.545
Ans. (2)

Question: 140 % of 56 + 56% of 140 = ?
(1) 78.4
(2) 158.6
(3) 156.6
(4) None of these
Ans. (4)

Direction (next 6 questions) : In the following questions, the symbols 5, $, k, @ and © are used with the follow­ing meanings as illustrated below :
‘P $ Q’ means ‘P is neither equal to nor greater than Q’.
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is neither equal to nor smaller than Q’.
‘P 8 Q’ means ‘P is neither great­er than nor smaller than  Q’.
‘P @ Q’  means  ‘P is  not smaller than Q’.
P *  Q’   means  ‘P  is   not greater than Q’.

In each question three state­ments showing relationship have been given, which are followed by three con­clusions I, II and III. Assuming that the given statements are true, find out which conclusion(s) is/are definitely true?

Question: Statements: B © N, N @ R,   F *  R
Conclusions:

I. B © R
II. F • N
III. R $   B
(1) Only I and II are true
(2) Only I  and III are true
(3) Only II  and III are true
(4) All I,  II and III are true
Ans. (2)

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Question: Statements : D$M, M * B , B8J
Conclusions :
I. J  © D
II. B @  D
III. J   @  M
(1) Only I and II are true
(2) Only I  and III are true
(3) Only II and III  are true
(4) All I,  II and III are true
Ans. (2)

Question: Statements : F • T, T $ N, N @ R
Conclusions :
I. R $ T
II. N © F
III. F  $ R
(1) None is true
(2) Only I is true
(3) Only II is true
(4) Only III is true
Ans. (3)

Question: Statements: W8K, K©F, F$M
Conclusions :
I. M © K
II. W @ F [email protected]
(1) Only I is true
(2) Only II is true
(3) Only III is true
(4) None is true
Ans. (4)

Question: Statements: M @ D, D 5 K, K © R
Conclusions:
I. R $ M
II. K 5 M
III. K $ M
(1) Only I is true
(2) Only II is true
(3) Only III is true
(4) Only either II or III and I are true
Ans. (4)

Question: Statements: F @ T, T 8 K, K • D
Conclusions:
I. D @ F
II. F @ K
III. DOT
(1) Only II and III are true
(2) Only I and III are true
(3) Only I and II are true
(4) All I, II and III are true
Ans. (1)

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

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