# TOEFL Questions

Q:

How many squares do you see?

 A) 44 B) 45 C) 46 D) 50

Explanation:

Number of squares in the given figure is

16 + 9 + 19 + 1 = 45.

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Q:

One rabbit saw 6 elephants while going towards River. Every elephant saw 2 monkeys are going towards river. Every monkey holds one tortoice in their hands.

How many animals are going towards the river?

 A) 14 B) 11 C) 8 D) 5

Explanation:

From the given data,

1 rabbit is going towards river not the six eephants. And these 6 elephants saw 2 monkeys are going towards river. Each monkey is holding 1 tortoice.

Hence, number of animals going towards river are 1 rabbit, 2 monkeys and 2 tortoice

= 1 + 2 + 2

= 5.

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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

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.

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Q:

'Rhythm of eyes' city name in India?

 A) Chennai B) Nainital C) Srinagar D) Karnataka

Explanation:

'Rhythm of eyes' logically means Nainital in India.

The other cities are:

No Zip - Chennai

Mr. City - Srinagar

Do Acting - Karnataka.

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Q:

Grass : Erosion :: Dam : ?

 A) Water B) Freeze C) Current D) Rain

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.

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Q:

A man was murdered in his office.

The suspects are Ericson, Maggi, Joel, Benny, SonaPatick.

A calendar found near the man has blood written 6, 4, 9, 10, 11.

Who is the killer?

 A) Maggi B) Ericson C) Sona D) Joel

Explanation:

If we consider the given numbers  6, 4, 9, 10, 11 to be the month number then we can easily find the killer.

6 – June – J

4 – April – A

9 – September – S

10 – October – O

11 – November – N

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Q:

What letter will come in place of question mark ?

L    J    H

J    P    D

P    ?    E

 A) K B) L C) P D) I

Explanation:

Sum of place value in a row is 30.

So the letter which comes in place of '?' is 'I'

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Q:

Fumble is to Finesse as Malign is to

 A) Slander B) Extol C) Criticize D) Assurance

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