# General Intelligence for Railways Exam

1. In a family Mr Prakash has his wife and his two married brothers of whom one has two children and another has no issue. How many members are there in the family?
A) 12 members
B) 8 members
C) 6 members
D) 10 members
2. In a group of equal number of cows and herdsmen the num­ber of legs was 28 less than four times the number of heads. The number of herds­men was
A) 7
B) 28
C)21
D)14
3. If P is the husband of Q and R is the mother of S and Q, what is R to P?
A) Mother
B) Sister
C) Aunt
D) Mother-in-law
4. The average age of 19 boys in a class is 21 years. If the teacher’s age is included, the average increases to 22 years. What is the teacher’s age?
A) 39 years
B) 41 years
C) 40 years
D) 44 years
5. Hari remembers that his father’s birthday is between 13th and 16th of June, whereas his sister remembers that their father’s birthday is between 14th and 18th of June. On which day is their father’s birthday, which both agree?
A) 14th June
B) 15th June
C) 16th June
D) 17th June
6. If CAT is coded as 3120, what code number can be given to NAVIN?
A) 14122914
B) 49274654
C) 73957614
D) None of these
7. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word
‘DETERMINATION’
A) DETENTION
B) DESTINATION
C) TERMINATE
D) DOMINATE
8. Some letters are given with numbers from 1 to 7. Select the sequence of numbers which arranges the letters into a meaningful word.
S  O   U    B   R   C    E
1   2   3    4    5   6    7
A) 4216573
B) 2416537
C) 2146357
D) 2416357
9. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the Dictionary and locate the last word.
A) Frankenstein
B) Frankincense
C) Frankalmoign
D) Frauendienst
10. If ‘MERCURY’ is written as ‘FGIECAB’ in a code, how can ‘CURE’ be written in that code?
A) GCFI
B) ECAB
C) ECAG
D) EAGC

1. B; Mr Prakash and his wife = 2
Prakash’s two married brothers = 4
Two children = 2
Total members = 8
2. D; Suppose the number of cows = x
Therefore, the number of herdsmen = x
According to the question,
4 × 2x – 28 = x × 2 + x × 4
⇒ 8x – 28 = 2x + 4x  ⇔ 8x – 6x = 28
∴ x = 28/2 = 14
3. D
4. B; Total age of 19 boys = 19 × 21 = 399 years
Total age of 19 boys and teacher = 20 × 22 = 440 years
∴ Teacher’s age = 440 – 399 = 41 years
5. B; According to Hari, his father’s birthday may be on 14th or 15th June.
According to Hari’s sister, their father’s birthday may be on 15th, 16th or 17th June. Common Date Ãž 15th June
6. A
7. B; There is no ‘S’ letter in the keyword.
8. D
9. D
10. C
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