TOEFL Questions

Q:

A man walks 5 km toward south and then turns to the right. After walking 3 km he turns to the left and walks 4 km. And then he goes back 10 km straight. Now in which direction is he from the starting place ?

A) South-East B) North-West
C) South D) West
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) North-West

Explanation:

From the given directions, now he is 1km in the North-West direction.

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

24 8932
Q:

In a certain code, MONKEY is written as XDJMNL. How is TIGER written in that code ?

A) SHFDQ B) HFDSQ
C) RSAFD D) QDFHS
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) QDFHS

Explanation:

The letter of the word are written in a reverse order and then each letter is moved one step backward to obtain the code.

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

72 8310
Q:

If A + B = 2C and C + D = 2A, then

A) A + C = B + D B) A + C = 2D
C) A + D = B + C D) A + C = 2B
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) A + C = B + D

Explanation:

Given,

 

A + B = 2C ----(i)

 

C + D = 2A----(ii)

 

Adding (i) and (ii) we get : A + B + C + D = 2C + 2A  

=>  B + D = A + C

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

140 7611
Q:

5 C in an OF?

A) 5 Cards in an Old Fan B) 5 Circles in an Olympic Flag
C) 5 Colors in an Old Football D) 5 Colors in an Old Flag
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 5 Circles in an Olympic Flag

Explanation:

5 C in an OF denotes 5 Circles in an Olympic Flag.

These are riddles of type

12 S of the Z

52 W in a Y.

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

9 7299
Q:

Grass : Erosion :: Dam : ?

A) Water B) Freeze
C) Current D) Rain
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Water

Explanation:

Here Grass is to Erosion and whereas Dam is to Water.

Since Grass prevents Erosion similarly Dam prevents Water flow.

 

Hence, Grass : Erosion :: Dam : Water.

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

8 5461
Q:

Fumble is to Finesse as Malign is to

A) Slander B) Extol
C) Criticize D) Assurance
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Extol

Explanation:

Fumble means grope, mishandle, drop, mistake, blunder, bungle.

Finesse means skill, grace, elegance, assurance, diplomacy, discretion.

So, they are opposites.

 

Similarly,

Malign means slander or criticize.

Extol means being kind or good-natured. A person without finesse often fumbles. A person without extol in his heart often maligns.

Extol means praise or exalt, benevolence

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

2 5070
Q:

Thread is to String as Cask is to

A) Barrel B) Disc
C) Wallet D) Box
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Barrel

Explanation:

Here Thread and String are Synonyms of each other. Then the answer will be the synonym of Cask. 

  • Cask is nothing but a large barrel-like container used for storing liquids, typically alcoholic drinks. 

Ex : Drum, Vessel, Tank, Barrel, Hogshead, Firkin,...

 

  • Here from the options Barrel is the only synonym of Cask.

 

Thus,  Thread : String :: Cask : Barrel

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

14 4994
Q:

In a queue, Amrita is 10th from the front while Mukul is 25th from behind and Mamta is just in the middle of the two. If there be 50 persons in the queue. What position does Mamta occupy from the front ?

A) 14th B) 16th
C) 18th D) 20th
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 18th

Explanation:

Number of persons between Amrita and Mukul = 50 - (10 + 25) = 15. Since Mamta lies in middle of these 15 persons, so Mamta`s position is 8th from Amrita i.e. 18th from the front.

Report Error

View Answer Workspace Report Error Discuss

19 4725