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# Questions 1 to 5 are based on the following:

Five persons are sitting in a line. One of the two persons, at the farthest ends, is sharp, the other
one is fair.
An overweight person is sitting to the right of a feeble person. A tall person is to the left of the
fair person and the feeble person is sitting between the sharp and overweight persons.
Question 1
Tall person is at which place counting from right?
(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth
(e) Cannot be determined
Question 2
Which of the following depicts the person to the left of feeble person?
(a) Sharp
(b) Overweight
(c) Fair
(d) Tall
(e) Cannot be determined
Question 3
Which of the following persons is sitting in the middle?
(a) Fair
(b) feeble
(c) sharp
(d) Tall
(e) Overweight
Question 4
To whose left is the overweight person sitting?
(a) Fair
(b) Sharp
(c) Tall

(d) feeble
(e) Cannot be determined
Question 5
If the fair person and overweight person swap their position, so also tall and feeble, then who
will be sitting to the left of the feeble person?
(a) Tall
(b) Fair
(c) Overweight
(d) Sharp
(e) Cannot be determined
Answers: 1(b), 2(a), 3(e), 4(c) and 5(b)
Clarification: Let the fair person sit to the farthest right because it is given that a tall person is to
his left. This signifies that the order Tall, Fair is followed.
Also, then the sharp person will be in the farthest left. An overweight person is to the right of a
feeble person i.e. the order Feeble, Overweight is followed. The Feeble person is sitting in the
middle of the Sharp and Overweight person means the order Sharp, Feeble, Overweight is
followed. Sharp, Feeble, Overweight, Tall, and Fair.
Question 6
David ranks seventh from the top and 28th from the bottom in a class. How many students are
there in the class?

(a) 36
(b) 35
(c) 34
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of the above
Question 7
Clorida is taller than Ivory. Emily is taller than Lovely. Lovely is taller than Enamol. To
determine who among them is the tallest, which of the following further information, if any, is
required?

## (a) Clorida is taller than Enamol and Lovely

(b) No further information is needed
(c) Emily is taller Ivory
(d) Clorida is taller than Lovely
(e) Enamol is taller than Clorida
Question 8
Four of the following five are similar in a definite way and so form a group. Which one of them
does not belong to the group?
(a) Umbrella
(b) Gloves
(c) Shirt
(d) Shoes
(e) Cap
Question 9
There are 26 steps in a Church. In the time Sandy comes down two steps, Plato goes one step. If
they start simultaneously and keep their speed uniform, then at which step from bottom will they
meet.
(a) 9th
(b) 12th
(c) 13th
(d) 8th
(e) None of the above
Clarification: Assume they meet at Xth step from the bottom, and this is equal to number of
steps downward plus number of step upward minus common step (which will be added two
times)
Therefore 2*2+2*1-1=26
Therefore X= 9
Question 10
In certain code Language the words ROUTINE is written as VMRGFLI. How will the word
CRUELTY be written in that code language?

(a) VOCVZRL
(b) WPCVZRL
(c) VPCVZRL
(d) VPVCZRL
(e) None of the above
The first alphabet becomes the third alphabet, second alphabet is coded as -2, and the third
alphabet becomes first after +1. A similar relationship exists between the last three alphabets. A
for the center alphabet, it is coded as the same positioned alphabet from the right end of the
letter.
Question 11 to 15: In each of the following questions, five groups of letters have been given, out
of which four are alike in some way and one is different. Choose the odd one out.
Question 11
(a) Treat
(b) Great
(c) Tears
(d) Rates
(e) Heard
Clarification: All other groups have the letters T E A R.
Question 12
(a) Wear
(b) Fear
(c) Cear
(d) Bear
(e) Tear
Clarification: All the words except CEAR can be found in your Dictionary
Question 13
(a) Egg
(b) Acne
(c) Mother

(d) Defeat
(e) Giddy
Clarification: All the other groups contain the alphabet E.
Question 14
(a) Great
(b) Treat
(c) Tears
(d) Table
(e) Later
Clarification: All the other groups contain the letter T E A R.
Question 15
(a) Reap
(b) Rare
(c) Tore
(d) Tear
(e) Pear
Clarification: All the other groups have the letters E, A, R
Question 16 and 17
You are required to answer these questions referring to the symbol, alphabet or number sequence
given below.

P Y 4 # A Q K B 8 D 5 * E % 2 S ? 9 R U \$ F @ 6 H M 3 W (X)
Question 16
If all the symbols are dropped from the sequence, then which element will be in the center in the
new sequence?

(a) 5
(b) E
(c) 2
(d) S
(e) There is no center element
Clarification: P Y 4 A Q K B 8 D 5 E 2 S 9 R U F 6 H M 3 W. We can see that number of
elements is even number (22), there is no center element possible.
Question 17
#8 is related to? W in the same way as BE is related to?
(a) S?
(b) 6M
(c) W(x)
(d) \$3
(e) None of the above
Clarification: Number of elements between the second pair of elements is double with respect to
the number of elements between the first pair of elements.
Question 18
In a furniture store there are seven lamps. Every lamp has either ceramic or wood base, and
every lamp comes with either a red, brown, or yellow color.
Lot of lamps has a ceramic base compared to a wood base
All red colored lamps are paired with a ceramic base
There is no lamp with a wood base has a brown color
Which of the following sentence about the seven lamps is not true?
(a)Five lamps have a ceramic base
(c) Five lamps have red shades
(e)Four lamps have wood base

Clarification: It is said that seven lamps have a ceramic base compared to a wood base at least
four should have a ceramic base. Therefore, not more than three can have a wood base.
Question 19
Quber, a specialty bistro, is open for people every Monday to Saturday but it is closed on
Sundays. The bistro gives out only lunch on Mondays, Tuesdays as well as Thursdays, while it
gives out only supper on Wednesdays, Fridays, as well as Saturdays. On days that Quber is open
for people, floors are cleaned and trees are watered according to the following guidelines:

Trees are watered two days every week, but not at all on repeated days and never on the
same day are the floors cleaned

Floors are cleaned three days every week, but never on repeated days and never on the
same day are that trees watered

If dinner is given out on a day that trees are watered, which of the following sentence should be
true?
(a) Floors are cleaned on Thursday
(b) Trees are watered on Saturday
(c) Floors are cleaned on Wednesday
(d) Trees are watered on Tuesday
(e) Trees are watered on Wednesday
Clarification: We can see that only in the third alternative plan is dinner is given out on the
same day thats Friday and trees are watered as well. In this situation, floors must be cleaned on
Thursday.
Question 20 Joseph, Jackie and Ninda are the three mountaineers. Joseph is Jackies brother.
Jackie is Nindas brother. Ninda is not Josephs brother. Therefore, Ninda is Josephs sister.
(a) Should be True
(b) May be False
(c) Should be False
(d) Cannot be determined
Clarification: From the above statement it clear that Ninda is Josephs sister
In each of the following questions, four groups of letters have been given, out of which four are
alike in some way and one is different. Choose the odd one out.

Question 21
(a) Curtain
(b) Saree
(c) Shirt
(d) Petticoat
Clarification: Except the word Curtain, all the others can be worn.
Question 22
(a) Ground
(b) Class
(c) Teacher
(d) Student
Question 23
(a) Inhabit
(b) Vacate
(c) Reside
(d) Dwell
Clarification: Except the word Vacate, all other words mean to stay.
Question 24 (a) Cotton
(b) Nylon
(c) Silk
(d) Terylene
Clarification: Only Cotton is grown in fields.
Question 25
(a) Joy
(b) Love

(c) Hate
(d) Toy
Clarification: Except toy, all other words describe emotions.
n each of the following questions, four groups of letters have been given, out of which four are
alike in some way and one is different. Choose the odd one out.

Question 26
(a) Rule
(b) Common
(c) Law
(d) Custom
Clarification: All words except common are related to Law.
Question 27
(a) Brother
(b) Father
(c) Uncle
(d) Student
Clarification: Except the word student, all other words come in relation.
Question 28
(a) Parrot
(b) Pigeon
(c) Sparrow
(d) Kiwi
Clarification: Except Kiwi, all other words are the names of birds.
Question 29

(a) Trickster
(b) Juggler
(c) Magician
(d) Musician
Clarification: All other words in the group, except Musician
Question 30
(a) Attachment
(b) Love
(c) Hatred
(d) Affection
Clarification: Except the word Hatred, all the other words signify Love.
31. The fact that the-------of conflict is no longer as famous as it once was-----progress in race
dealings.
(a) Insidiousness----repeated
(b) Practice----inculcates
(c) Shine----presages
(d) Technique----presages
(e) Caginess----indicates
32. A child should not be----as being either very shy or over aggressive.
(a) Categorized
(b) Instructed
(c) Intoned
(d) Unfocused
(e) abstained
33. President Farhaad sheikh of Egypt, ignoring----disapproval in the Alab world and in his own
administration, ----accepted Prime Minister Zishan Khan Invitation to visit Iraq in order to

a. Acrimonious----formally
b. Flawed----awkwardly
c. Definite----earlier
d. Spiteful----plaintively
e. Alluring----scrupulously
34. In his general----manner, he had covered himself against this type of loss.
a. thoughtful
b. fortunate
c. uncaring
d. circumspect
e. scathing
35. We not at all thought that he would way out to----in order to attain his aim; we always
considered him as a----man.
a. Appeal----dishonest
b. Necromancy----pietistic
d. Prestidigitation----eloquent
e. Subterfuge----honest
Question 36 to 40
All the question given below has two words which have definite relationship to each other,
followed by five alphabets pairs of associated words. Choose the alphabets pair of words.

## 36. Degree: Angle

a. area : square inch
b. milk : quart
c. civilization : classes
d. letter : alphabet
e. time : minutes

## 37. Confirmed : Ingrained

a. awareness : theoretical
b. financial : bankrupt
c. undeveloped : immature
d. believable : unbelievable
e. wary: grueling
38. Lullaby : Barcarole
a. birth : marriage
b. night : sunrise
d. song : verse
e. song : sonneteer
39. Zoology : Animals
a. ecology : pollution
b. botany : trees
c. chemistry : molecule
d. Past : public
e. mathematics : arithmetic
40. Dory : Van
a. dairy : buffalo
b. fish : bus
c. freighter : caisson
d. runners : bat
e. Danish : Dutch
In these particular questions there are given some statements, followed by the conclusion
which appeals you to be the most correct.

41. Nitrogen gas is lighter than oxygen. Nitrogen gas is lighter than Helium. Therefore, oxygen is
the heaviest of the three gases.
(a) Cant say
(b) True
(c) False
(d) Probably true
(e) None of the above
42. The presence of calcium in milk makes it white. Rice too is white in color. Therefore, rice
also contains calcium.
(a) Cant say
(b) True
(c) False
(d) Probably true
(e) None of the above
43. Soap is used for washing because
(b) Its shape is convenient
(c) It dissolves dirt in water more easily
(d) The perfume is pleasant
(e) None of the above
44. Ice floats on water because
(a) It is spongy
(b) It is trans parent
(c) It is an element which melts easily
(d) Its weight is less than the weight of water of equal volume
(e) None of the above
45. At midnight, you heard the voice of several people shouting fire. Which of the following
you would do?

(a) Ensure where the fire had taken place and to what extent
(b) Continue to sleep till you are called for
(c) Rush out of the room with buckets of water to extinguish the fire
(d) Rush to the fire brigade station and inform the officials about the fire
(e) None of the above
In these particular questions there are given some statements, followed by the conclusion
which appeals you to be the most correct.
46. You have been asked to appoint a personal secretary. Which of the following quality would
you consider as most important?
(a) She must have good experience
(b) She must have an imposing personality
(c) She must be highly educated
(d) She must be an efficient stenographer
(e) None of the above
47. While riding on a scooter, you find someone has been hurt by your scooter. Which of the
(a) Pay compensation for the injury and try to dispose the matter
(b) Try to run away from the spot immediately
(c) Take him to the Doctor and arrange for the medical aid
(d) Stop your vehicle and say sorry
(e) None of the above
48. Generally a patient of tuberculosis visits the hill stations because
(a) They are advised by the Physicians to do so
(b) It is pleasure to enjoy the environment
(c) Atmospheric pressure decreases with the height from the sea level
(d) Cold weather is favorable for the patients of tuberculosis
(e) None of the above
49. Snakes and hawks are the predators of mice in the field. Dogs which also feed on mice are
bought on the scene. What will be the immediate result?

## (a) Increase in the number of snakes

(b) Decrease in the number of snakes and hawks
(c) Decrease in the number of mice
(d) Decrease in the number of dogs
(e) None of the above
50. Average family income in the cities has increased today as compared to the last few years, as
in most families these days husbands and wives are working. This sentences implies all the
following except
(a) Family income level was lower few years ago
(b) Wives earn more than husbands today
(c) It was more prevalent for one spouse to work earlier than today
(d) More husbands and wives are working today as compared to last few years
(e) None of the above
51. Team sports like cricket, display socialist tendencies in their requirements of individual
subordination to the authority of coaches and managers.

Which of the following conclusion may not be inferred from the above information?
(a) All team sports have socialist tendencies
(b) All team sports are authoritarian
(c) Without employee subordination to managerial authority, production for profit would not be
possible
(d) All team players are subordinate to their coaches
(e) None of the above
52. If in your college hostel mess, you find that the vegetable curry being served for the last ten
days is having a lot of stones and you are fed up with it. What will you do?
(b) Leave consuming the vegetables altogether
(c) Speak with cook to change the vegetable
(d) Bring the matter to the notice of the mess in charge and if nothing is done by him, then
(e) None of the above

53. From 1940 to 1970, the amount of food production per worker and per hour increased two
fold. From 1970 to 2000, food production per worker and per hour increased one and a half
times.
Each of the following, if true, could help to account for this trend except (a) More workers were
needed to produce the same unit of output
(b) The number of farm workers increased
(c) The number of hours worked per unit of output decreased
(d) The use of chemical fertilizers decreased
(e) None of the above
54. Starting in 1985, all drivers had to wear helmets if they have to drive a two wheeler. From
which of the following can this statement be properly inferred?
(a) Some drivers may have worn helmets before 1985, but all two wheeler drivers were required
to wear them beginning in 1985
(b) No drivers had to wear helmets before 1985
(c) Two wheelers drivers were the first to be required to wear helmets
(d) Two wheelers drivers had to wear helmets prior to 1985
(e) None of the above
55. In 1970, the average child visited the dentist once a year. By 1990 the number of visits
increased to two. Today, the average child visits the dentist three times a year. Each of the
following, if true, could explain this trend except.
(a) Better home care of teeth has reduced the number of cavities
(b) Dentist fee have declined over the period
(c) Parents are more aware of the importance of dental care
(d) Dental care has become less painful
(e) None of the above
56. Opposition of new anti terrorist legislation could defend themselves against the authors
strategy by arguing
(a) That Indias border partners have also passed similar legislation

(b) The fact that past such legislation improved the situation does not mean that the present bill
will also do the same
(c) That the new law is not as strong as the earlier bill
(d) That the defense personnel are not always right
(e) None of the above
57. While returning from the night cinema show, you notice that some stupid people are chasing
two young and beautiful girls going in a Cab. What will you do in such a situation?
(a) You will pass on your way quietly and take no notice of them
(b) You would ask the stupid people to run away or to go through the consequences
(c) You would seek the help of some passerby so as to make the girls out of the stupid people
grip
(d) You would escort girls up to market place giving no chance to stupid people to play their
nasty games
(e) None of the above
58. In 2002, according to a news poll, 36 % of the voters had leaning towards party Y. In 2004,
this figure rose to 46%. But in another survey the percentage was down to 40%. Therefore, the
party Z is likely to win the next election. Which of the following, if true, would seriously
weaken the above conclusion?
(a) People tend to switch their votes at the last minute
(b) It has been shown that 85% of the voters belonging to the party Y vote in an election as
compared to 50% of the voters belonging to party Z
(c) People vote for the best candidate, not for the party
(d) No one can predict how people will vote
(e) None of the above
59. Inflation rose by 4.5% over the second quarter, by 3.5% during the first quarter and higher
than 2.5% recorded during the same time last year. However, the higher price index did not seem
to alarm National stock index, as stock prices remained steady.
Which of the following, if true, could explain the reaction of National stock Index? (a) The
Prime minister announced that he was concerned about the rising inflation
(b) Stock prices were steady because of a fear that inflation would continue
(c) Economist warned that inflation would continue
(d) Much of the quarterly increase in the price level was due to a summer drought effect on food

price
(e) None of the above
Each of the following, if true could help explain the increase in garments consumption except (a)
Per capita consumption of unstitched garments declined
(c) Serving machine production doubled
(e) None of the above
Question 61
Which of the following is different from the rest three?

(a) Shrub
(b) Flower
(c) Tree
(d) Herb
(e) None of the above
Question 62
Which one of the following differs from the rest three?
(a) FHUJU
(b) YNHIA
(c) ISEPU
(d) SGRFI
(e) None of the above
Clarification: The vowel U is repeated
Question 63

Find that pair of numbers which is not related to the other pairs of numbers due to lack of some
common property.
(a) 57, 69
(b) 42, 29
(c) 47, 59
(d) 73, 61
(e) None of the above
Clarification: Difference between the numbers must be 12
Question 64
Which one of the following differs from the rest of the three?
(a) TSGH
(b) ZAYB
(c) VEUF
(d) XCWD
(e) None of the above
Clarification: (A) = ZA/YB. A and Z are the first and last alphabets. Y and B are the second
alphabets from the end and from the beginning and so on, therefore TSGH differs.
Question 65
Which one is different from the rest three?
(a) Pointed-Blunt
(b) Hard-Soft
(c) Sweet-Sour
(d) Long-High
(e) None of the above
Question 66
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that
does not belong to that group?

(a) QOM
(b) CEG
(c) IKM
(d) UWY
(e) PRT
Clarification: In the group (a), three alternative letters of the alphabet are in reverse order
In the Questions 67 to 70, select the word opposite in meaning of the given word.
Question 67
Repel
(a) Attract
(b) Concentrate
(c) Continue
(d) Attend
(e) None of the above
Question 68
Violent
(a) Harmless
(b) Gentle
(c) Tame
(d) Humble
(e) None of the above
Question 69
Malicious
(a) Indifferent
(b) Boastful
(c) Kind
(d) Generous
(e) None of the above

Question 70
Frugal
(a) Ostentatious
(b) Copious
(c) Generous
(d) Extravagant
(e) None of the above
In the Question 71 to 75, sentences are given with blanks are to be filled in with an
appropriate word. Four options are suggested for each question. Select the right alternative
out of the four.

Question 71
Barely had he arrived------ it started raining.
(a) When
(b) After
(c) Before
(d) Than
Question 72
He tried to ------ himself against a group of ruffians
(a) Support
(b) Collect
(c) Defend
(d) Save
Question 73
My aunty decided to take ------ and my sister to the market.

(a) Mine
(b) Myself
(c) I
(d) Me
Question 74
Find the ------ of the news.
(b) Topics
(c) Titles
(d) Captions
Question 75
During Christmas the shops are ------ of people.
(a) Crowded
(b) Busy
(c) Bubbling
(d) Full
Questions from 76 to 80, choose the one option which best expresses the meaning of the
given word.
Question 76

Gratify
(a) Pacify
(b) Appreciate
(c) Indulge
(d) Frank
Question 77

Extricate
(a) Complicate
(b) Pull
(c) Free
(d) Tie
Question 78
Inexplicable
(a) Chaotic
(b) Unaccountable
(c) Confusing
(d) Unconnected
Question 79
Insolvent
(a) Broke
(b) Poor
(c) Penniles
(d) Bankrupt
Question 80
Stringent
(a) Shrill
(b) Dry
(c) Rigorous
(d) Strained
Synonyms:

In each section you will find a number of sentences, in which you will find one word is
ITALICISED. For each italicized word, find the word nearest in meaning to the italicized
part.

Question 81
The weavers have to do monotonous work
(a) Exhausting
(b) Autonomous
(c) Irksome
(d) Repetitive
Question 82
The countrys economy is beginning to look up now.
(a) Improve
(b) Go down
(c) Remain static
(d) Look clear
Question 83
There is not a single word that is redundant in the report.
(a) Flowery
(b) Bombastic
(c) Unimportant
(d) Not needed
Question 84
Most of the politicians these days have a large number of toadies around them.
(a) Followers
(b) Professionals assistants

(c) Servants
(d) Sycophants
Question 85
The old man shows no sign of infirmity even though he is eighty years old.
(a) Indolence
(b) Fickleness
(c) Lack of firmness
(d) Feebleness
Questions from 86 to 90
Fill in the blanks with appropriate words

Question 86
As ice is related to coolness in the same way as Earth is related to -----(a) Gravitation
(b) Weight
(c) Ocean
(d) Forest
Question 87
As North Pole is related to Magnet, in the same way ------ is related to Battery.
(a) Terminal
(b) Power
(c) Energy
(d) Cell
Question 88

## Find the missing number in the following series.

6, 12, 21, ----, 48
(a) 40
(b) 33
(c) 38
(d) 45
Clarification: +6, +9, +12, +15
Question 89
Which one is different from rest three?
(a) Scooter
(b) Cycle
(c) Car
(d) Tonga
Question 90
Arrange the following words in a meaningful order:
Platinum, Gold, Iron, Diamond, Sand
(a) 5 4 3 2 1
(b) 2 4 3 5 1
(c) 4 5 1 3 2
(d) 3 2 1 5 4
In the following questions, from 91 to 95, a group of words is given in each question. Below
four words are given. Find the appropriate alternatives which can substitute the given
words. Find the suitable options which can substitute the given words.

Question 91
Parts of a country behind the coast or a rivers banks

(a) Swamps
(b) Isthmus
(c) Archipelago
(d) Hinterland
(e) None of the above
Question 92
A person who knows many languages
(a) Polyglot
(b) Grammarian
(c) Bilingual
(d) Linguist
(e) None of the above
Question 93
(a) Negligible
(b) Incorrigible
(c) Illegible
(d) Ineligible
(e) None of the above
Question 94
Study of the evolution of man as an animal
(a) Ethnology
(b) Anthropology
(c) Chronology
(d) Archaeology
(e) None of the above
Question 95

## To cause troops, etc. to plead out in readiness for battle

(a) Deploy
(b) Align
(c) Disperse
(d) Collocate
(e) None of the above
From questions 96 to 100, one word in each sentence is italicized. Choose the correct word
which may improve the sentence and if there is no improvement required then your
sentence should be (e)

Question 96
He opened the letter without caring to read the address on envelop.
(a) Thinking
(b) Bothering
(c) Worrying
(d) Knowing
(e) No improvement
Question 97
She gave most of her time to composition.
(a) Lent
(b) Devoted
(c) Spent
(d) Spend
(e) No improvement
Question 98
The parents became very troubled when their son did not return by late night.
(a) Depressed

(c) Anxious
(d) Worried
(e) No improvement
Question 99
This particular matter must be regarded in every point of view.
(a) From
(b) With
(c) At
(d) By
(e) No improvement
Question 100
She did not ask any questions to him.
(a) To him any question
(b) Any question from him
(c) Him any question
(d) Any question for him
(e) No improvement

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Below Questions)
Analogies
Question:DRIP : GUSH
A:cry : laugh B:curl : ro C:stream : tributary D:dent : destroy
Question:WALK : LEGS A:blink : eyes B:chew : mouth C:dress : hem D:cover : book
Question:ENFRANCHISE : SLAVERY A:equation : mathematics B:liberate : confine
C:bondage : subjugation D:appeasement : unreasonable

## Question:UNION JACK : VEXILLOLOGY A:toad : ornithology B:turtle : microbiology

C:gymnosperms : botany D:friend : home economics
Question:TOPAZ : YELLOW A:diamond : carat B:jeweler : clarity C:sapphire : red
D:amethyst : purple
Question:LUMEN : BRIGHTNESS A:candle : light B:density : darkness C:nickel : metal
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and 24 minutes B:3 hours and 12 minutes C:3 hours and 44 minutes D:4 hours and
10 minutes
Question:Employees of a discount appliance store receive an additional 20% off of
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\$287 C:\$292.50 D:\$306
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2 hours

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. 4 hours

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5 hours

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6 hours

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23 minutes

## im can fill a pool carrying buckets of water in

30 minutes. Sue can do the same job in 45
minutes. Tony can do the same job in 1
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together?

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determined that one of her solutions is
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2x + 5 (x-1) = 9, x = 2

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56 mph

B:

37 mph

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41 mph

D:

49 mph

## If Steven can mix 20 drinks in 5 minutes, Sue

can mix 20 drinks in 10 minutes, and Jack
can mix 20 drinks in 15 minutes, how much
time will it take all 3 of them working
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in 6 days and Tom can do in 2 days, how
long would the job take if Sam, Lisa, and
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choose the piece that will be able to go
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