Top 1000+ Logic Puzzles with Answers - 1

Questions : 1

At the end of the day one market shall had 16 apples and 48oranges left. Another market stall had 36 apples and 24 oranges left. What is the difference between the percentages of apples left in the two market stalls?

Ans: 35%

First stall out of 64 = 25%.
Second stall 36 out of 60 = 60%.
Difference in percentages = 35%.

Questions : 2

A batsman is out for 68 runs which raise his batting average for the season from 32 to 36. How many runs would he have had to have scored to raise his average for the season to 39?

Ans: 95

Questions : 3

At a recent small town election for mayor a total of 963 votes were cast for the four candidates, the winner exceeding his opponents by 53, 79, and 105 votes, respectively. How many votes were cast for each candidate?

The number of votes the winning candidate received was (963 + 53 + 79 + 105) / 4 = 300.
The second received 300 – 53 = 247.
The third received 300 – 79 = 221, and
The fourth received 300 – 105 = 195.

Questions : 4

How many positive integers between 0 to 1000 are not exactly divisible by 3?

Ans: 666

The integers between 0 and 1000 that are exactly divisible by 3 are 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18… You can see that there are 999/3 = 333 integers between 0 and 1000 that are exactly divisible by 3. The integers between 0 and 1000 are 1, 2, 3… 999. This is a total of 999 – 1 + 1 = 999 integers. Thus 999 – 333 = 666.

Questions : 5

A company produces 864 white, black and red motor vehicles per week in the ratio 1 : 5 : 3. How many black cars does the company per week?

Ans: 480

Add 1 + 5 + 3 = 9.

864÷ 9 = 96

96 x 5 = 480.

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