Q1. Tommy: "How old are you, Mamma?"
Mamma: "Let me think, Tommy. Well, our three ages add up to exactly seventy years."
Tommy: "That's a lot, isn't it? And how old are you, Papa?"
Papa: "Just six times as old as you, my son."
Tommy: "Shall I ever be half as old as you, Papa?"
Papa: "Yes, Tommy; and when that happens our three ages will add up to exactly twice as much as to-day."
Tommy: "And supposing I was born before you, Papa; and supposing Mamma had forgot all about it, and hadn't been at home when I came; and supposing..."
Mamma: "Supposing, Tommy, we talk about bed. Come along, darling. You'll have a headache."
Now, if Tommy had been some years older he might have calculated the exact ages of his parents from the information they had given him. Can you find out the exact age of Mamma?
Q2. The last day of a century cannot be?
Q3. A family photo contained:
1 grandfather, 1 grandmother,
2 fathers, 2 mothers,
6 children, 4 grandchildren,
2 brothers, 2 sisters,
3 sons, 3 daughters,
1 father-in-law, 1 mother-in-law, 1 daughter-in-law.
29 people you may think, but no! What is the fewest number of people that could have been in the photo?
Q4. ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’ ‘F’ and ‘G’ are seven professionals travelling by a 3-tier sleeper of a train and are going to attend a conference. Each one of them has a different profession of an engineer, doctor, architect, pharmacist, journalist, pathologist and a lawyer, not in that order. They are occupying two lower berths, two upper berths and three middle berths. ‘A’, the engineer, is on the lower berth. The architect also occupies the same type of berth as that of ‘A’. ‘B’ and ‘F are not on the middle berths and their professions are pathologist and lawyer respectively. ‘C’ is a pharmacist. ‘G’ is neither a journalist nor an architect. ‘E’ occupies the same type of berth as that of the doctor.
Who among the following occupy the middle berths?
Q5. Six cricketers from six different nations stay in a five star hotel in different rooms. Each of them eats a different variety of food in a meal and hits different number of sixes in an average match. Now read the given clues carefully.
1. The player in room no.142 eats twice as much as the number of varieties eaten by player, who hits an average of 8 sixes per match, in a meal.
2. The player from New Zealand and the player in room no.146 eat a combined 40 variety in a meal.
3. The player from India eats 8 varieties less than the player from England but hits 10 more sixes in an average match.
4. Four times the number of varieties in a meal eaten by the player in room no.144 is lesser than the number of sixes hit by him in an average match.
5. The player in room no.143 eats 12 varieties per meal and hits 8 sixes on an average in each match.
6. The player who eats 16 varieties per mel hits 24 sixes per match on an average.
7. The player in room no.145 eats 8 varieties per meal and hits 2 sixes less than the player from Pakistan on an average in a match.
8. The australian player is staying two rooms after the English who is staying two rooms after the Pakistani player.
Now in which room the Australian player is staying?
Q6. Just last week, Stacey's nieces and nephews met up to go to the cinema to see the latest blockbuster.
From the clues below, can you determine who stood fifth in the ticket queue?
Sam was in front of Sarah. Stuart was behind Sandra and Sally. Sally was in front of Sharon and Steve. Sabrina was behind Stuart, Simon and Steve. Steve was in front of Sabrina, Simon and Shane. Shane was behind Simon, Sharon and Sabrina. Sandra was in front of Sarah. Simon was in front of Sam, Stuart and Sandra. Sarah was in front of Sharon. Sabrina was in front of Sam and Shane. Sarah was behind Sandra, Sally and Sabrina. Stuart was in front of Sarah. Simon was behind Sally.
Q7. Two of Sachin, Laxman and Rahul made centuries while playing a test match against Pakistan at Mohali, Chandigarh. The shorter of Sachin and Laxman is the older of two century hitters. The younger of Laxman and Rahul is the shorter of the two century hitters. The taller of Sachin and Rahul is the younger of two century hitters. Who is the older between the two century makers?
Q8. Find the odd man out.
Q9. Directions (Q.1-6) : In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be ture even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer-
(1) If only conclusion I follows
(2) If only conclusion II follows
(3) If only conclusion I or II follows
(4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows
(5) If both conclusions I and II follows
(Q. 1 2)
Statements: A. Some poor are rich
B. All rich are doctors.
C. Some intelligent are doctors.
1. Conclusions: I. At least some poor are intelligent.
II. All intelligent being rich is a possibility.
2. Conclusions: I. All intelligent being doctors is a possiblity.
II. Some poor are doctors.
Statements: A. All fans are bulbs
B. All wires are holders.
C. Some wires are bulbs.
3. Conclusions: I. At least some fans are wires.
II. All holders being fans is a possibility.
4. Conclusions: I. All fans being holders is a possibility.
II. Some holders are bulbs.
(Q.5 - 6)
Statements: A. No saving A/c is a current A/c.
B. Some fixed deposits are saving A/c.
C. Some currents A/c are recurring deposits.
5. Conclusions: I. All saving A/c being current A/c is a possibility.
II. All fixed deposits being current A/c is a possibility.
6. Conclusions: I. All current A/c being fixed deposits is a possibility.
II. All saving A/c being recurring deposits is a possibility.
Q10. At the recent BrainBashers Festival, the 100 metres heats were closely monitored. Each contestant had to run in two races so that the average place could be determined. Only one runner finished in the same place in both races. Alan was never last. Charlie always beat Darren. Brian had at least one first place. Alan finished third in at least one of the races. Both Darren and Charlie had a second place.
Who was third in both races?