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Statement: There is a substantial increase in the number of accidents causing deaths and severe injuries due to malfunctioning of the traffic signals.
Course of action:
a. The traffic police should immediately post traffic personnel at the junctions.
b. The signal system should immediately be repaired or replaced.

A) Only a follows B) Either a or b follows
C) Only b follows D) Neither a nor b follows
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Either a or b follows

Explanation:

Clearly, either the traffic signals should be made to function properly or traffic personnel should be deployed to guide vehicular movement in the right way. So either I or II follows.

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Pointing to a photograph, a man said, "I have no brother or sister but that man’s father is my father’s son." Whose photograph was it?

A) His uncle's B) His nephew's
C) His son's D) His Cousin's
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) His son's

Explanation:

Since the narrator has no brother, his father’s son is he himself. So, the man who is talking is the father of the man in the photograph. Thus, the man in the photograph is his son.

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Vishal, Priyatham, Raghu, Karthik and Veeru are five friends. Vishal is twice as old as priyatham. Raghu is half age of Priyatham. Vishal is half the age of Veeru and Raghu is twice the age of Karthik.

Question:
Who is the youngest ?

A) Veeru B) Karthik
C) Vishal D) Raghu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Karthik

Explanation:

Let Priyatham's age = x
Then, Vishal's age = 2x; Raghu's age = x/2; Veeru's age = 4x ; Karthik's age = x/4
So, the descending order of ages is :
Veeru > Vishal > Priyatham > Raghu > Karthik
 Karthik is the youngest.

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Q:

Find the odd one out ?

Hawk ,  Parrot ,  Owl ,  Eagle

A) Eagle B) Owl
C) Parrot D) Hawk
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Parrot

Explanation:

All except Parrot are birds of prey.

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Q:

Find the next number in the series 265, 269, 278, 284, ?

A) 309 B) 319
C) 298 D) 415
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 309

Explanation:

The pattern in the given series is +4, +9, +16, +25, ... i.e. 

The next number is 284+25 = 309.

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