### Certification Questions

Q:

Find the odd man out of the series 4, 5, 9, 18, 32, 59

 A) 18 B) 5 C) 59 D) 32

Explanation:

In the given series,

2nd term = 1st term + $12$= 4 +1 = 5

3rd term = 2nd term + $22$ =5+4= 9

4th term = 3rd term + $32$ =9+9=18

5th term = 4th term + $42$ = 18+16=34

Therefore, odd term is 32

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Q:

7, 8, 18, 57, ?, 1165, 6996

 A) 228 B) 542 C) 232 D) 415

Explanation:

Here 2nd number = (1st number x 1 )+1

3rd number = (2nd number x 2 +2)

4th number = (3rd number x 3 )+3 and so on..

Therefore, 5th number = (4th number x 4) +4 =57 x 4 + 4 =232.

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Q:

Find the odd man out of the series 888, 440, 216, 104, 48, 22, 6 ?

 A) 104 B) 48 C) 22 D) 216

Explanation:

In the given series,

2nd term =

3rd term =

and so on...

Here 6th term =

Therefore, 22 is wrong.

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Q:

If in a language RAT is coded as "@$&" and HEAD is coded as "%*$#" then THREAD is coded as what ?

 A) #$*@%& B) @#%$*& C) &%@*$# D) &*$%#@

Explanation:

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Q:

Pointing to a person Laxmi said " She is the only grand daughter of my grand mother's daughter." How that person is related to Laxmi ?

 A) Daughter B) Aunt C) Mother D) Niece / Sister

Explanation:

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Q:

Each boy contribute rupees equal to the number of girls and each girl contribute rupees equal to the number of boys in a class of 60 students. If the total contribution collected is Rs.1600,how many girls are there in the class ?

 A) 30 B) 25 C) 15 D) 40

Explanation:

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Q:

In a group of buffaloes and ducks the number of legs are 24 more than twice the number of heads. What is the number of buffaloes in the group ?

 A) 6 B) 18 C) 12 D) 24

Explanation:

Let the number of buffaloes be x

and number of ducks be y.

Now, number of heads = x+y

Number of legs = 4x+2y  .......(1)

But given that legs = 2(x+y)+24 ......(2)

solving (1) & (2),we get

4x+2y=2x+2y+24

--> x=12.

Therefore number of buffaloes =12

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Q:

Introducing a man, a girl says " He is the only son of my mother's mother." How is the man related to the girl ?

 A) Uncle B) Paternal Uncle C) Father D) Maternal Uncle