General Knowledge Quiz – 28 (Based on Reasoning)

Q.1 Which is missing term in the series : AZ, GT, MN, ?, YB

First letter moves 6 steps forward. Second letter moves 6 steps backward.

Q.2 Which is missing term in the series : QPO, SRQ, UTS, WVU, ?

Each term consists of three consecutive letters in reverse order. The first letter and the last letter of the next term are the same.

Q.3 Poles : Magnet :: ? : Battery

As magnet has poles similarly battery has terminals.

Q.4 Oceans : Deserts : : Waves : ?

If oceans were deserts, waves would be sand dunes.

Q.5 Find the odd one out

Cruise = a sea voyage for pleasure. All other words are related to ‘journey on land, sea with an aim’.

Q.6 Find the odd one out

All the others are round objects.

Q.7 Pointing to a man in a photograph, a woman said, "His brother's father is the only son of my grandfather." How is the woman related to the man in the photograph?

Only son of woman’s grandfather – Woman’s father; Man’s brother father – Man’s father. So, the woman is man’s sister.

Q.8 A told B,"The girl I met yesterday was the youngest daughter of the brother–in–law of my friend’s mother." How is the girl related to A's friend?

Daughter of brother–in–law –-> Niece; Mother’s niece –-> Cousin. So, the girl is the cousin of A's friend.

Q.9 Identify the Missing Image ?

The entire grid containing the dots is first rotated 90 degrees clockwise, then it is rotated 90 counter clockwise again.

Q.10 Identify the Missing Image ?

The dots make up 2 moving shapes. The first is a diagonal made up of three dots, moving one cell to the lower right corner each step. The second shape is a vertical line made up of 4 dots, moving up one cell each step.

Amazing and Mind Blowing Facts

Source: (Portal kidswebdunia)

26. Chess was invented in India.

27. The’ place value system’ and the ‘decimal system’ were developed in 100 BC in India.

28. The game of snakes & ladders was created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev. It was originally called ‘Mokshapat.’ The ladders in the game represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices.

29. India has the most post offices in the world

30. ‘Navigation’ is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH

31. The word navy is also derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Nou’.

32. Until 1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world

33. The’ place value system’ and the ‘decimal system’ were developed in 100 BC in India.

34. A snail can sleep for 3 years.

35. The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start

36. Twenty-Four-Karat Gold is not pure gold since there is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.

37. Electricity doesn’t move through a wire but through a field around the wire.

38. The first bicycle that was made in 1817 by Baron von Drais didn’t have any pedals? People walked it along

39. The first steam powered train was invented by Robert Stephenson. It was called the Rocket.

40. A cheetah does not roar like a lion – it purrs like a cat (meow).

41. The original name for the butterfly was ‘flutterby’

42. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

43. Ants don’t sleep.

44. Dolphins usually live up to about twenty years, but have been known to live for about forty.

45. Dolphins sleep in a semi-alert state by resting one side of their brain at a time

46. A dolphin can hold its breath for 5 to 8 minutes at a time

47. Bats can detect warmth of an animal from about 16 cm away using its “nose-leaf”.

48. Bats can also find food up to 18 ft. away and get information about the type of insect using their sense of echolocation.

49. The eyes of the chameleon can move independently & can see in two different directions at the same time.

50. Cockroach: Can detect movement as small as 2,000 times the diameter of a hydrogen atom.