The test took place on 8/8/05 consisted of two parts
Most questions were from Aggarwal, Barrons 12th edition and Shakuntaladevi puzzles to puzzle you. There were no questions from summers and shakuntala devi more puzzles to puzzle you
some of questions are: time given for puzzles is 1hr 10 questions
1.the problem regarding speed in shakuntala devi in which a person sees milestone after traveling some distance 2 digit no reverses
ans: 45 km/h
2.it is based on equations A and C score this much S and C, that much totally 5 players play cricket. A scores 100 runs more than R some other conditions were given.
ans: form equations like A+C=runs given and solve it
3.problem on ages in shakuntaladevi in which husband and wife's age difference is 9 years and their sum of ages divided by difference is 11.
ans: 45 years
4.the cube is painted and cut into 9 pieces find no of blank painted cubes, one side painted , 2 sides painted and 3 side painted cubes
5.this regarding jobs done by various people some conditions were given and we have to find which person does which job.
ans: solve it by table method in 12th edition logical reasoning in barron's
6.another similar to above problem and surnames are given solve it by
table method in barron's
7.the average speed problem from shakuntaladevi use formula (2xy/(x+y))
8.a person gives half money to charity, and remaining half to that like that same problem is given in shakuntaladevi
9.some people are there and total less than 500.some students are in school and number of students is divisible by some numbers like 2,3 etc. some condition was given
ans:420. take lcm of all those numbers
10.clock problem it is worked example in agarwal very simple.2 clocks are ticking one gains 10 min in 1 hr and other loses 10 min in 1 hr at what time 2 clocks reach same time
English consisted of sentence correction, completion and reading comprehension from Barron's. 45 multiple choice questions to be chosen in 30 mins. no negative marking was there.
all the best for members