Q1.16 years ago, my grandfather was 8 times older than me. After 8 years from today, my grandfather will be thrice as old as I will be at that time. Eight years ago, what was the ratio of my age and my grandfather’s age?
(a)3 : 8 (b)1 : 5 (c)1 : 2 (d)2:1 (e)None of these
Q2.The present age of the father is 3 years more than thrice the age of his son. Three years later father’s age will 10 years more than twice the age of his son. What is the present age of father (In years)?
(a)33 (b)39 (c)45 (d)40 (e)None of these
Q3.The sum of present ages of A and B is 7 times the difference of their ages. 5 years hence, their total ages will be 9 times the difference of their ages. What is the present age of elder one (in years)?
(a)25 (b)20 (c)15 (d)18 (e)None of these
Q4.In a family, the average age of 6 sons is 8 years. The average age of the family including sons, mother and father is 22 years. If the father is 8 years older than the mother then what is the present age of the mother (in years)?
(a)44 (b)52 (c)60 (d)68 (e)None of these
Q5.A person was asked to state his age. His reply was____ “Take my age 3 years hence, multiply it by 3, subtract the triple of my age 3 years ago and you will know how old I am.” What is the present age of the person (in years)?
(a)24 (b)20 (c)32 (d)18 (e)None of these
Q6.Ram’s present age is thrice his son’s present age and 2/5 th of the present age of his father. The average present age of all of them is 46 years. What is difference between the ages of Ram’s father and Ram’s son at present?
(a)68 years (b)88 years (c)Cannot be determined (d)87 years (e)None of these
Q7.The ratio of the present ages of the son, mother, father and the grandfather is 2 : 7 : 8 : 12 respectively. The average age of the son and the mother is 27 years. What will be the age of the mother 7 years later?
(a)40 years (b)29 years (c)49 years (d)Cannot be determined (e)None of these
Q8.The average age of a husband-wife and their son was 42 years. The son got married and exactly after 1 year a child was born to them. When the child became 5 years old, the average age of the family became 36 years. What was the age of bride at the time of marriage?
(a)26 years (b)25 years (c)24 years (d)23 years (e)None of these
Q9.The age of a man is 5 years more than thrice his daughter’s age. 7 years hence father’s age is 10 years more than double the daughter’s age. What is the age of the father?
(a)40 years (b)41 years (c)35 years (d)38 years e)None of these
Q10.The average age of a husband and his wife was 25 years at the time of their marriage, who got married 4 years back. Now in the family there is a child including husband and wife and the average age of the family is 20 years. The age of child is
(a)1 year (b)2 years (c)2.5 years (d)3 years (e)None of these
1.c 2.a 3.b 4.c 5.d 6. e 7.c 8.b 9.b 10.b
Reasoning Quiz (Inequalities)
Directions(Q.1-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, $ and * are used with the following meaning as illustrated below.
‘A @ B’ means ‘A Is not smaller than B’
‘A # B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’
‘A % B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor greater than B’
‘A $ B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’
‘A * B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’
Give answer 1): If only conclusion 1 is true
Give answer 2): If only conclusion 2 is true
Give answer 3): If either conclusion 1 or 2 is true
Give answer 4): If neither conclusion 1 nor 2 is true
Give answer 5): If both conclusions 1 and 2 are true
Q1. Statements: M%N, N$O, O*P, K$L, L*M
Conclusion : (i) P#K (ii) N#K
Q2. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion : (i) A*F (ii) D@F
Q3. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion : (i) A@F (ii) A*F
Q4. Statements: X@Y, V$W, U*V, W*X, Y%Z
Conclusion : (i) X#U (ii)Z@U
Q5. Statements: M%N, N$O, O*P, K$L, L*M
Conclusion : (i) N%K (ii) P#K
Q6. Statements: C#D, A@B, D*E, B%C
Conclusion : (i) A*E (ii) A@E
Q7. Statements: I%J, G$H, H*I, H@K
Conclusion : (i) I*J (ii) G@K
Q8. Statements: U*V, Y#Z, X$Y, W%X, V*W
Conclusion : (i) U#Z (ii) V*Y
Q9. Statements: W%A, U*V, V*W, A#B, B@C
Conclusion : (i) W#C (ii) W%C
Q10. Statements: K#L, J#K, I#K, L*M, M*N
Conclusion : (i) J@N (ii) J*N
1. (5) 2. (4) 3. (3) 4. (1) 5. (2) 6. (3) 7. (4) 8. (2) 9. (1) 10. (3)
Direction (1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) However, many of these organisations may be oblivious to the absence of attitudinal change.
(B) Teams may be unwilling to unlearn old attitudes, which can make them unequal to the new challenge.
(C) In terms of technology and strategy, most organisations rise to this challenging situation and adapt to it.
(D) In the life of an organisation, an inflexion point arrives from time to time.
(E) They may be carrying over the same attitude to the new situation to the detriment of the organisation and their personal growth.
(F) Hardly pushed before, the employees may be in denial.
Q1. Which of the following would be the ‘Fourth’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) B 2) A 3) C 4) E 5) D
Q2. Which of the following would be the ‘Second’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 2) B 3) C 4) A 5) D
Q3. Which of the following would be the ‘Last’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 2) E 3) D 4) B 5) A
Q4. Which of the following would be the ‘First’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) C 3) B 4) E 5) D
Q5. Which of the following would be the ‘Third’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) D 2) B 3) E 4) A 5) C
Directions (6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 5). (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)
Q6. 1) If we are indeed a democracy /2) then politicians would do well /3) to remember that tolerance and free speech /4) is the hallmark of democracy. /5) No error
Q7. 1) These efforts will help bring /2) the people of the two countries /3) closer together paving the way /4) for greater people-to-people contact. /5) No error
Q8. 1) Not only commerce undergraduates /2) though engineers and science graduates /3) also seem to be eager /4) to flow with the management stream. /5) No error
Q9. 1) If India was to become a developed country /2) this sectional imbalance has /3) to be corrected which is /4) possible by improving the quality of education. /5) No error
Q10. 1) There are ways and measures /2) to be followed if we /3) really mean to enhancing agricultural /4) growth in the years to come. /5) No errorAnswers
1. (1); B
2. (3); C
3. (2); E
4. (5); D
5. (4); A
6. (4); Replace ‘is’ with ‘are’.
8. (2); Replace ‘though’ with ‘but’.
9. (1); It should be ‘were’ in place of ‘was’.
10. (3); It should be ‘enhance’ in place of ‘enhancing’.