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Aptitude & Logical Reasoning Quiz -26

On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. What is the cost price of a ball?

Explanation:
loss = (cost price of 17 balls - selling price of 17 balls)
= (cost price of 17 balls - 720)
⇒⇒ (cost price of 17 balls - 720) = cost price of 5 balls
⇒⇒ cost price of 12 balls =720
⇒⇒ cost price of 1 ball =60

Look at this series: 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, ... What number should come next?

Explanation:
This alternating addition series begins with 3; then 1 is added to give 4; then 3 is added to give 7; then 1 is added, and so on.

Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

Explanation:
votes received by the winning candidate = 11628
total votes =1136+7636+11628=20400
Required percentage
=11628 / 20400 × 100 = 11628/204
=2907/51=969/17 = 57%

Cup is to coffee as bowl is to

Explanation:
Coffee goes into a cup and soup goes into a bowl. Choices a and c are incorrect because they are other utensils. The answer is not choice d because the word food is too general.

Find the odd one out. 15, 25, 30, 51, 85, 90, 115

Explanation:
All except 51 are multiples of 5