Q.1 If the king gave less than 100 gold coins on the whole to this sons, what is the maximum number of sons he could have had ?

A) 7

B) 10

C) 11

D) 8

Ans. D

On similar lines as in Q1, we add on the series with the increasing difference

The sum of the series = 1+2+4+7+11+16+22+29 = 92 which is less than 100

So, a maximum of 8 sons

Q.2 A man engaged a servant on a condition that he will pay Rs 90 and also give him a bag at the end of the yr. He served for 9 months and was given a turban and Rs 65. So the price of turban is.

A) 10

B) 9

C) 19

D) 50

Ans. A

(90+B)/12=(65+T)/9

=>270+3B=260+4T

=>3B+10=4T

=>T=10

Q.3 A man fills a basket with eggs in such a way that the number of eggs added on each successively day is same as the number already present in the basket. This way the basket gets completely filled in 24 days. After how many days basket was 1/4th full ?

A) 6

B) 17

C) 22

D) 12

Ans. C

It is written in 23rd day it was half fill & on 22nd day it was ¼ filled

Q.4 A lady buys goods worth Rs.200 from a shop (shopkeeper sells the goods with zero profit). The lady gives him Rs.1000 note. The shopkeeper gets the change from the next shop and keeps 200 for himself and returns 800 to the lady. Later the shopkeeper of the next shop comes with 1000 rs note saying that it’s a duplicate and takes his money back. How much loss did the shopkeeper face?

A) 1200

B) 1800

C) 1000

D) 2000

Ans. D

Shopkeeper gives Rs 800 and goods which worths Rs 200 to that lady

And he gives Rs1000 to his next shopkeeper

So, Rs2000 Loss

Q.5 A schoolyard contains only bicycles and 4 wheeled wagons. On Tuesday, the total number of wheels in the schoolyard was 90. What could be possible number of bicycles?

A) 11

B) 12

C) 14

D) 10

Ans. A