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Psyzzling Test

INSTRUCTIONS

The following exercise tests your reasoning and general knowledge. Some of these questions offer a range of possible alternatives, others ask you to write a short answer or lists of pairs.

Please do not consult any reference material (e.g. the internet, friends or books). Work alone. Paper and pencil may be used for rough work if required.

The exercise consists of 25 questions and you have 30 minutes in which to answer as many of them as you’re able. Enter your name and email, then the Timer starts once you press Next.

Your answers are not finalised until you reach the end of the test and press Submit.
Once the Timer has reached 30 minutes you must proceed to the end and press Submit

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Psyzzling Test

Welcome to your Reasoning Test

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1. Which of the options arranges the five words that follow into a meaningful sequence?


1. Gate

2. Door

3. Path

4. Room

5. Switch on
2. In the following question two statements are given. These statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (1) and (2). You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Statements: Some bananas are tablets. All the tablets are telephones.

Conclusions:
1. All the telephones are tablets
2. Some bananas are telephones
3. A toy car costs £14, a toy dog costs £10.  Chris spends £76 on these items. How many toy cars were purchased?
4. Two positions of dice are shown below. How many points will appear on the opposite to the face containing 4 points?


dice
5. Arrange these solar system bodies according to their distance from the sun listing them by the numbers given. Thus, if you think that the order from the Sun should be Jupiter, Earth, Saturn etc, you would write 2, 1, 7... etc

1. Earth, 2. Jupiter, 3. Mars, 4. Mercury, 5. Neptune, 6. Pluto, 7. Saturn, 8. Uranus, 9. Venus
5b. Select the name of the solar system body listed here that is not a planet.
6. Match the inventor to the inventions

A Alexander Graham Bell
B Antoine Louis
C Tim Berners-Lee
D Karl Benz
E Adolph Rickenbacker
F Laszlo Biro
G Samuel Colt
H Friedrich Clemens Gerke
I John Harvey Kellogg
J Montgolfier brothers

1 Ballpoint pen
2 Cornflakes
3 Electric guitar
4 Guillotine
5 Hot air balloon
6 Morse code
7 Petrol powered automobile
8 Revolver
9 Telephone
10 World wide web


 

For example, if Karl Benz invented the hot air balloon you would answer 'D5'. Please put all your answers in a list in the box below.
7. Arrange the words given below into a meaningful sequence

1. Coin
2. Barter
3. Fight
4. Cheque
5. Credit
8. In the following question two statements are given. These statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (1) and (2). You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Statement: Some paper clips are clocks. Some paper clips are spoons.

Conclusions:

1. Some paper clips are spoons
2. All clocks are spoons
9. A man says, "If you reverse my own age, the figures represent my wife's age. She is older than me and the difference between our ages is one-eleventh of their sum." My age is?
10. Match the letters to the numbers in the following list so they correspond correctly:
A. Tungsten, B. lactose, C. springsteen, D. apothecary, E. kaolin, F. phalange, G. raclette, H. pretoria, I. primula, J. rheostat, K. ugli, L. moog, M. aconcagua, N. sargasso, O. suzuki
1. City:
2. Flower:
3. Rock star:
4. Type of clay:
5. Mountain:
6. Metal:
7. Cheese:
8. Sea:
9. Fruit:
10. Bone in the human foot:

Give your answers in a letter/number format for example if you think that Tungsten is a city you would write A1. Please put all answers in a list below:
11. Name these people:

1. Prime Minister of India assassinated in 1984

2. First Lady of Argentina (1946 – 1952)

3. Pioneer of radioactive research, 1st person to win two Nobel prizes

4. First Olympic gymnast to score a perfect ‘10’

5. The last Egyptian pharaoh

6.(lived 1898 – 1978) Prime Minister, took her country to war, the original “Iron Lady”

7. Top selling author of the 21st century

8. Figurehead of the world’s largest empire

9. The current German Chancellor

10. Only tennis player to win the Golden Slam (which includes an Olympic Gold Medal). Only player ever to reach 13 consecutive Grand Slam finals

For example, if you think the Prime Minister of India who was assassinated in 1984 was Mahatma Ghandi you would write: "1. Mahatma Ghandi" please list all your answers below.
12. Arrange the words given below into a meaningful sequence

1. Presentation  2. Recommendation  3. Arrival  4. Discussion  5. Introduction
13. In the following question two statements are given. These statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (1) and (2). You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Statements: All chocolate is coffee. No coffee is paper.

Conclusions:

1. No chocolate is paper
2. All coffee is chocolate
14. There are goats and ducks on a farm. By counting heads, there are 160. The number of their legs is 400. How many ducks are there?
15. One morning after sunrise, Sam was standing with his back to a tree. The shadow of the tree fell exactly to her left. Which direction was Sam facing?
16. What are the capital cities of the following countries:

A. United States of America:
B. Turkey:
C. Iraq:
D. Cuba:
E. Portugal:
F. Switzerland:
G. Lebanon:
H. Hungary:
I. India:
J. Australia:

For example, if you think the capital of the United States of America is Quebec you would write: "A. Quebec". Please list all your answers below:
17. Match the music to the artist.

A The Beatles
B Frank Sinatra
C Take That
D Dave Brubeck
E Edward Elgar
F Beyoncé
G Ed Sheeran
H Abba
I The Black Eyed Peas
J Ella Fitzgerald

1 Take Five
2 Nimrod
3 I Gotta Feeling
4 Irreplaceable
5 Every Time We Say Goodbye
6 Pray
7 Sing
8 The Day Before You Came
9 The Long and Winding Road
10 It was a Very Good Year


 

For example, if Take That released the single Sing, you would answer "C7". Put all your answers in a list below:
18. Name the last ten presidents of the United States of America in the correct order starting with the present incumbent:
19. 20th Century: Match the dates to the year

A Beginning of the First World War
B Invention of the World Wide Web
C Rock Around the Clock becomes Number 1
D Death of Queen Victoria
E United Nations founded
F First moon landing
G Assassination of President Kennedy
H Margaret Thatcher resigns as Prime Minister
I First controlled powered flight
J Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

 

1 1989
2 1990
3 1963
4 1925
5 1903
6 1954
7 1945
8 1969
9 1901
10 1914
11 1994
12 1933

 

For example, if the United Nations was founded in 1914 you would answer 'E10', please list all your answers below:
20. Match the letters to these countries:

map1. Afghanistan, 2. Kazakhstan, 3. Borneo, 4. Russia , 5. Burma, 6. Saudi Arabia, 7. Iraq, 8. Sri Lanka, 9. Japan, 10. Turkey.

For example, if you think that A is Russia you would write: A4, please list your answers in the box below:
21. Here are some words translated from an artificial language.

tanransus means set yoghurt
heanelf means pasteurised milk
mislette means cheese straw
Which word could mean " pasteurised cheese"?
22. Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
widnograx means wild bear
zalograx means wild rice
widnohalp means brown bear

Which words could mean ‘polar bear’?
23. This question has an underlined word followed by four answer choices. You will choose the word that is a necessary part of the underlined word:

Saucepan
24. Cheese is to goat as trees it to:
25. This question consists of a related pair of words, followed by five pairs of words. Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words.

Rhizome: Plant

You have completed all the questions, you may go back to check your answers or click Submit to complete the test.



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