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How many squares do you see?

 

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A) 44 B) 45
C) 46 D) 50
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 45

Explanation:

Number of squares in the given figure is

16 + 9 + 19 + 1 = 45.

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A cuboid shaped wooden block has 6 cm length, 4 cm breadth and 1 cm height.
Two faces measuring 4 cm x 1 cm are coloured in black.
Two faces measuring 6 cm x 1 cm are coloured in red.
Two faces measuring 6 cm x 4 cm are coloured in green.
The block is divided into 6 equal cubes of side 1 cm (from 6 cm side), 4 equal cubes of side 1 cm(from 4 cm side).

How many cubes will have green colour on two sides and rest of the four sides having no colour ?

A) 8 B) 24
C) 16 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 8

Explanation:

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There are 16 small cubes attached to the outer walls of the cuboid.
Therefore remaining inner small cubes will be the cubes having two sides green coloured.
So the required number = 24 - 16 = 8

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If A is substituted by 4, B by 3, C by 2, D by 4, E by 3, F by 2 and so on, then what will be total of the numerical values of the letters of the word SICK?

A) 11 B) 12
C) 10 D) 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 11

Explanation:

Total value = 4 + 2 + 2 + 3 = 11.

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Two Fathers and Two Sons Riddle

Two fathers and two sons sat down to eat eggs for breakfast. They ate exactly three eggs, each person had an egg. The riddle is for you to explain how

Answer

one of the 'fathers' is also a grandfather. Therefore the other father is both a son and a father to the grandson. In other words, the one father is both a son and a father.

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Arrange four nines(9) and a one(1) and only one mathematical symbol to make it equal to 100 ?

Answer

199 - 99  = 100

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Which number multiplied by itself will give the output as 12345678987654321 ?

Answer

11 * 11 = 121


111 * 111 = 12321


what we observe is that the square of the number follows a pattern: 2 1's gives 121. 3 1's gives 12321.


so to get 12345678987654321 we need to get square of 9 1's(111,111,111).

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Maths Challenge

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A) 19 B) 38
C) 22 D) 40
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 40

Explanation:

To get a pair of black rings 100 percent certain

27 blue + 17 red + 2 black = 40 rings should be taken out

Then only we can get 100 % a pair of black rings. 

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A number of cats got together and decided to kill between them 999919 rats. Every cat killed an equal number of rats. Each cat killed more rats than there were cats. How many rats do you think that each cat killed ?

A) 1009 B) 991
C) 2000 D) 1000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1009

Explanation:

Given total number of rats = 999919

 

999919 = 1000000 - 81 = 10002 - 92 = (1000+9)(1000-9) = 1009 x 991.
Since there were more rats than there were cats, 991 cats killed 1009 rats each.

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