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1. The white dot moves two places anti-clockwise at each stage and the black dot moves one place clockwise at each stage. After how
many stages will they be together in the same corner?

2. 72496 is to 1315
and 62134 is to 97
and 85316 is to 167
therefore 28439 is to?

3. Put the following words into alphabetical order:
arthropod, artificer, arteriole, artichoke, arthritis, articular,
artillery, arthritic

4. Which two words are most opposite in meaning?
imaginary, realistic, illegible, impracticable, radical, embellished

5. What numbers should replace the question marks?

6. Which group of letters is the odd one out?
CEFH LNOQ UWXZ
HJKN PRSU DFGI

7. Identify two words (one from each set of brackets) that form a connection (analogy) when paired with the words in capitals.
RESTRAIN (suppress, deny, conceal)
WITHHOLD (curb, reserve, conceal)

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9. Spell out a 12-letter word by moving from letter to adjacent letter, horizontally and vertically (but not diagonally). You must find the starting point and provide the missing letters.

10. What numbers should replace the question marks?
100, 95, ?, 79, 68, ?, 40, 23

11. Associate is to colleague as accomplice is to:
consort, friend, accessory, comrade, follower

12. Which is the odd one out?
famous, illustrious, acclaimed, fabulous, noteworthy

13. What number should replace the question mark?

14. Which is the odd one out?

15. GAINED VOTE is an anagram of which two words that are similar in meaning?

16. What number should replace the question mark?

17. Which word in brackets is most opposite in meaning to the word in capitals?
MITIGATE (augment, palliate, appreciate, trust, destroy)

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19.Which two words are closest in meaning?
educated, clear, literal, enervated, wordy, verbatim

20. What number should replace the question mark?

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22. What letter is three to the right of the letter immediately to the left of the letter which is four to the left of the letter G?
A        B     C        D       E         F        G        H

23. Which word in brackets is closest in meaning to the word in capitals?
HABITUATED (constant, accustomed, colonized, commonplace, energetic)

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25. When full, a barrel of water contains 85 litres. How many litres remain after 40% has been used?

(the use of a calculator is not permitted in this question).

26. DECISIVE LARK is an anagram of which two words that are opposite in meaning?

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28. What number should replace the question mark?
0, 19, 38, 57, ?, 95

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30. What number should replace the question mark?

31. Switch A turns lights 1 and 2 on=off or off=on.
Switch B turns lights 2 and 4 on=off or off=on.
Switch C turns lights 1 and 3 on=off or off=on.

 

32. Which is the odd one out?

33. What number should replace the question mark?

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35. Start at one of the four corner letters and spiral clockwise around the perimeter, finishing at the centre letter to spell out a
nine-letter word. You must provide the missing letters.

36. What number should replace the question mark?
10, 21, 33, 46, 60, 75, ?

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38. Joe has one and a half times as many as Mo, and Mo has one and a half times as many as Flo. Altogether they have 76. How many has each?

39. Which one of the following sentences is correct?
* The Gardener’s Association debated whether to hold it’s bi-annual flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at the end of April and September each year.
* The Gardeners’ Association debated whether to hold its biennial flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at the end of April and September each year.
* The Gardeners’ Association debated whether to hold it’s bi-annual flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at the end of April and September each year.
* The Gardeners’ Association debated whether to hold its bi-annual flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at the end of April and September each year.
* The Gardener’s Association debated whether to hold its biennial flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at the end of April and September each year.
* The Gardeners’ Association debated whether to hold it’s bi-annual flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at the end of April and September each year.
* The Gardener’s Association debated whether to hold it’s biennial flower show at the beginning of April and September, or at the end of April and September each year.

40. What number should replace the question mark?

 

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