### Mental Ability Test - Reasoning ( Verbal ) - Arithmetical Reasoning Test

#### Question - 1

If a clock takes seven seconds to strike seven, how long will it take to strike ten?

• A 7 seconds
• B 9 seconds
• C 10 seconds
• D None of the above

#### Question - 2

If every 2 out of 3 readymade shirts need alterations in the sleeves, and every 4 out of 5 need it in the body, how many alterations will be required for 60 shirts?

• A 88
• B 123
• C 133
• D 143

#### Question - 3

At the end of a business conference the ten people present all shake hands with each other once.How many handshakes will there be altogether?

• A 20
• B 45
• C 55
• D 90

#### Question - 4

Nitin's age was equal to square of some number last year and the following year it would be cube of a number. If again Nitin's age has to be equal to the cube of some number, then for how long he will have to wait?

• A 10 years
• B 38 years
• C 39 years
• D 64 years

#### Question - 5

An enterprising businessman earns an income of Re. 1 on the first day of his business. On every subsequent day, he earns an income which is just double of that made on the previous day. On the 10th day of business, his income is

• A Rs.29
• B Rs.210
• C Rs.210
• D Rs.102

#### Question - 6

A number consists of two digits whose sum is 11. If 27 is added to the number, then the digits change their places. What is the number?

• A 47
• B 65
• C 83
• D 92

#### Question - 7

A monkey climbs 30 feet at the beginning of each hour and rests for a while when he slips back 20 feet befor he again starts climbing in the beginning of the next hour. If he begins his ascent at 8.00 a.m., at what time will he first touch a flag at 120 feet from the ground?

• A 4 p.m.
• B 5 p.m.
• C 6 p.m.
• D None of these

#### Question - 8

In a caravan, in addition to 50 hens, there are 45 goats and 8 camels with some keepers. If the total number of feet be 224 more than the number of heads in the caravan, the number of keepers is

• A 5
• B 8
• C 10
• D 15

#### Question - 9

A group of 1200 persons consisting of captains and soldiers is travelling in a train. For every 15 soldiers there is one captain. The number of captains in the group is

• A 85
• B 80
• C 75
• D 70

#### Question - 10

A player holds 13 cards of four suits, of which seven are black and six are red. There are twice as many diamonds as spades and twice as many hearts as diamonds. How many clubs does he hold?

• A 4
• B 5
• C 6
• D 7