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**General Mental Ability Study Material बिभाग ‘च’**

**The wages of an employee were first reduced by 40% and then increased by 50%. What was his percentage of loss?**

(1) 15

(2) No loss

(3) 10

(4) 12

**Ans:- **(3) 10

**A bookseller purchases pencil @ 11 pencils for Rs. 10, and then sells them @ 10 pencils for Rs. 11. What is his percentage of profit?**

(1) 11

(2) 20

(3) 15

(4) 21

**Ans:- **(4) 21

**How many natural numbers, below 1000, can be formed from the digits 2,7,5,8,9 if**

(i) No digit is repeated

(ii) Repetition of a digit is allowed.

(i) (a) 85 (b) 90 (c) 80 (d) 95

(ii) (a) 155 (b) 156 (c) 150 (d) 180

**Ans:- **(i) (a) 85 , (ii) (a) 155

**(i) How many different natural numbers can be formed from the digits 2, 5, 3, 7, 9 assuming that the digits are not repeated.**

**(ii) How many of these will be even?**

(i) (a) 300 (b) 325 (c) 350 (d) 275

(ii) (a) 60 (b) 65 (c) 70 (d) 75

**Ans:- **(i) (b) 325, (ii) (b) 65

**Find the next number in the series 1, 2, 9, 29, 65, ____**

(1) 126

(2) 182

(3) 196

(4) 245

**Ans:-** (1) 126

**Find the next number in series? 1, 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, ____**

(1) 37

(2) 42

(3) 32

(4) 35

**Ans:- **(1) 37

**Find the next number in the series 1, 4, 12, 32, 80, _____**

(1) 192

(2) 186

(3) 180

(4) 144

**Ans:- **(1) 192

**A circle C, square S and equilateral triangle T, have the same perimeter/circumference. The correct decreasing order of their areas will be**

(1) T. S, C

(2) C, T, S

(3) T, C, S

(4) C, S, T

**Ans:- **(4) C, S, T

**John is half father’s age now. Fifteen years ago he was one third of his father’s age. How old will John be after 5 years?**

(1) 45

(2) 40

(3) 35

(4) 30

**Ans:- **(3) 35

**Find the probability that in five tosses, a coin shows heads at least 3 times in succession**

(1) 1/4

(2) 3/10

(3) 1/8

(4) 1/5

**Ans:- **(1) 1/4

**Two players are tossing a balanced coin. If it shows heads four times in a row, what is the probability that a head will occur in the fifth toss too?**

(1) 0.25

(2) 0.50

(3) 0.75

(4) None of these

**Ans:- **(2) 0.50

**If the arithmetic mean of six numbers is 4.5, what is the total sum of these numbers?**

(1) 45

(2) 27

(3) 65

(4) Cannot be estimated

**Ans:- **(2) 27

**If the average of fifteen numbers is 41.4, what is the total sum of these numbers?**

(1) 620

(2) 621

(3) 414

(4) 420

**Ans:- **(2) 621

**In a class of 80 students only 20 went for a summer camp organized as part of the school programme. What percent of the total class opted out?**

(1) 4

(2) 25

(3) 60

(4) 75

**Ans:- **(4) 75

**A piece of cloth costs Rs 70. If the Piece is 4 m longer and each meter costs Rs 2 less, the cost remains unchanged. How long is the piece?**

(1) 8 m

(2) 9 m

(3) 10 m

(4) 12 m

**Ans:-** ** **(3) 10 m

**How many digit numbers, each greater than 23000, can be formed using digits 1, 2, 3, 6 and 8.**

(1) 90

(2) 120

(3) 200

(4) 150

**Ans:- **(1) 90

**At a farewell party of 60 students, each student shakes hands with every other student. How many total handshakes will there be?**

(1) 3,540

(2) 1,770

(3) 3,600

(4) 3,000

**Ans:- **(2) 1,770

**In one and a half hours, the minute hand of a clock rotes through an angle of**

(1) 360^{0}

(2) 90^{0}

(3) 180^{0}

(4) 540^{0}

**Ans:- **(4) 540^{0}

**The product of three numbers is 750 and their ratio is 1: 2: 3. What is sum of the squares of the three numbers.**

(1) 375

(2) 350

(3) 400

(4) 450

**Ans:- **(2) 350

**If a pair of dice is thrown together, what is the probability of getting a total of 7?**

(1) 7/36

(2) 1/16

(3) 5/36

(4) None of these

**Ans:- **(2) 1/16