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11.  In class of 45 students, a boy is ranked 20th. When two boys joined, his rank was dropped by one. What is his new rank from the end?  (a)25  (b)26  (c)27  (d)28 

Answer is: C
12.  In class of 45 students, a boy is ranked 20th. When two boys joined, his rank was dropped by one. What is his new rank from the end?  (a)26  (b)27  (c)28  (d)29 

Answer is: BWhen two boys joined the number of ranks in class reduces by one to go from 45 to 44. Since, the rank of the boy dropped by one it becomes 21th from 20th and it means that the boy who joined were in front of him and one behind him, so his rank is 21th among 47 student, them his rank from behind = 47 â€“ 21 = 27th
13.  If the 5th date of a month is Tuesday, what date will be 3 days after the 3rd Friday in the month?  (a)16  (b)17  (c)18  (d)19 

Answer is: DIf the 5th day of the month is Tuesday. Then, first day of the month will be Friday. The third Friday will fall on 15th of the month. So, the date 3 days after 3rd Friday will be 19th.
14.  Sohan ranks seventh from the top and twenty six from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?  (a)32  (b)33  (c)34  (d)35 

Answer is: ATotal student in the class = 7 + 26 â€“ 1 = 33 â€“ 1 = 32
15.  If each of the digits in the number 92581473 are arranged in ascending order, what will be the difference between the digits, which are fourth from the right and third from the left in the new arrangement?  (a)2  (b)3  (c)1  (d)4 

Answer is: AAscending order = 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9
∴ Required difference = 5 â€“ 3 = 2
16.  Samant remembers that his brother's birthday is after 15th but before 18th of February, while his sister remembers that her brother's birthday is after 16th but before 19th of February. On which date, of February, is Samant's brother's birthday?  (a)16  (b)17  (c)18  (d)19 

Answer is: BAccording to Birth date
Samant = 16,17
Sister = 17,18
Here, 17th is common to both.
Hence, confirm date is 17th February.
17.  Praveen correctly remembers that his father's birthday is after 21th May but before 27th May whereas his sister correctly remembers that their father's birthday is after 24th May but before 30th May. On which day in May was definitely their father's birthday?  (a)22 or 23  (b)25 or 26  (c)23 or 24  (d)24 or 25 

Answer is: BAccording to Praveen â€“ 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
According to sister â€“ 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
So, Common date is 25 or 26.
18.  Sneha correctly remembers that her father's birthday is before 16th June but after 11th June whereas, her younger brother correctly remembers that their father's birthday is after 13th June but before 18th June and her elder brother birthday is on an even date. On what date, in June, is definitely their father's birthday?  (a)12  (b)13  (c)14  (d)15 

Answer is: CAccording to birth date
Sneha = 12, 13, 14, 15
Younger brother = 14, 15, 16, 17
Elder brother = â€¦.., 14, 16, â€¦..
Hence, Confirm date is 14th.
19.  Five birds Crow, pigeon, Little pigeon, Big crow and Eagle fly one after other from a tree branch. Big crow flew after Crow but is ahead of Eagle. Pigeon is between crow and big crow. Little pigeon is before crow. Which bird is in the last?  (a)Eagle  (b)Crow  (c)Big crow  (d)Pigeon 

Answer is: AArranging all birds in descending order according to distance,
Little pigeon > crow > pigeon > big crow > eagle
Hence, Eagle is in the last.
20.  If it is possible to make only one such number with the first, the fourth and the sixth digits of number 531697, which is the perfect square of a two digit even number, which of the following will be the second digit of the two digit even number. If no such number can be made, give '@' as the answer?  (a)2  (b)4  (c)6  (d)8 

Answer is: BLet, 5 3 1 6 9 7
Perfect square = 576
Square root = âˆš576 = 24
Hence, second digit = 4
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