Mental Ability MCQs (CSS OTS MPT )

Mental Ability MCQs for preparation. ( PPSC FPSC NTS )

Mr. and Mrs. Sajjad have seven daughters. Each daughter has one brother. What is the total number of persons in the family?

A. 14
B. 10
C. 15
D. 12

If a girl earns 7500 in two weeks working 6 days per week, what will be her 2 day’s earning?

A. 1150
B. 1050
C. 1250
D. 1350

If A works 4 times faster than B and A completes his work in 45 days less than B, in how many days they will complete the work together?

A. 12 Days
B. 14 Days
C. 10 Days
D. 8 Days

Mr. & Mrs. Tauseef has three daughters. Each daughter has a brother. How many members are in the family?

A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

A shepherd had 15 sheep, all sheep died except 9, then how many sheep he have?

A. 6
B. 9
C. 10
D. 12

5 cats eat 5 mice in 5 minutes, then in how many minutes 2 cat will eat 2 mice?

A. 2 min
B. 1 min
C. 5 min
D. 10 min

A watch which gains 5 seconds in 3 minutes was set right at 7 a.m. in the afternoon of the same day, when the watch indicated quarter past 4 o’clock, the true time is:

A. 3 p.m.
B. 4 p.m.
C. 5 p.m.
D. 6 p.m.

An accurate clock shows 8 o’clock in the morning. Through how many degrees will the hour hand rotate when the clock shows 2 o’clock in the afternoon?

A. 1460
B. 1580
C. 1750
D. 1800

How many times in a day, are the hands of a clock in straight line but opposite in direction?

A. 18
B. 22
C. 26
D. 28

Three of the following Four words are alike in a certain way one is different pick the odd one out.

A. 89
B. 50
C. 56
D. 62

Which interchange of signs will make the following equation correct?

35 + 7 * 5 ÷ 5 – 6 = 24

A. + and –
B. + and *
C. ÷ and +
D. – and ÷

‘A’ starts walking towards North, turns left, again turns left, turns right, again turns right. In which direction is ‘ A ‘ walking now?

A. South – East
B. North
C. South
D. West

If 5=10, 6=18, 7=28 then 8=?

A. 48
B. 42
C. 40
D. 24

Some boys are sitting in a row. P is sitting fourteenth from the left and Q is seventh from the right. If there are four boys between P and Q, how many boys are there in the row?

A. 25
B. 23
C. 21
D. 19

Today is Monday. After 61 days, it will be:

A. Wednesday
B. Saturday
C. Tuesday
D. Thursday

If in a certain code language, ‘MIND’ becomes ‘KGLB’ and ‘ARGUE’ becomes ‘YPESC’, then what will ‘DIAGRAM’ be in that code?


The sum of the present ages of two cousins is 46 years. Eight year ago, the elder one was twice as old a the younger one. What is the present age of the elder cousin?

A. 28 years
B. 30 years
C. 22 years
D. 26 years

Alisha’s birthday is on Tuesday 4 July. On what day of the week will be Jiya’s Birthday in the same year if, Jiya was born on 15 August?

A. Saturday
B. Friday
C. Wednesday
D. Tuesday

Three of the following four words are alike in a certain way and one is different. Pick the odd one out.

A. Seismology
B. Terminology
C. Cardiology
D. Pedology

Select the option that will fill in the blank and complete the given series.

0 , 7, 26, 63,124, 215, 342, 511, 728,___

A. 999
B. 990
C. 1001
D. 1000

ACCIDENT is related to TNEDICCA in the same way as PASSENGER is related to:


Which two signs should be interchanged to make the following equation correct?

20 ÷ 20 + 20 – 25 × 25=419

A. + and ÷
B. ÷ and ×
C. × and –
D. + and –

In a code language, FRIEND is written as GQJDOC. How will PEACE be written in that language?


Introducing a man to her husband a woman said ” His brother’s father is the only son of my grandfather “. How is the woman related to his man?

A. Sister
B. Daughter
C. Mother
D. Aunt

Some question is solved on the basis of certain system. On the same basis find out the correct answer from amongst.

a =12 (390) 8, b=7(134) 5, c=5(?) 12

A. 299
B. 289
C. 280
D. 279

Your mother is 4 years younger than your father and your father is 6 times older than you. If you are 6 years old, what is your mother’s age?

A. 36 years
B. 34 years
C. 32 years
D. 28 years

When “SIR” is coded as “PSPIPR” then. How MAN will be coded:


There are deer and peacocks in a zoo. By counting heads they are 80. And the number of their legs is 200. How many peacocks are there?

A. 60
B. 20
C. 50
D. 30

In a certain Language “EDITION” is written as “IDETNOI” then how “MEDICAL” is written as____.


Choose the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives

A. Europe
B. Africa
C. Asia
D. Canada

A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete that series.

DJ, EM, FP,?


A, is the brother of B. C is the mother of A. B is a granddaughter of D. and F is the son of A. what is a relation of F to D?

A. grandson
B. Nephew
C. Uncle
D. Great grandson

Areeba went 50 meters south from her house, then turned left and went 20 meters, then turned north and went 30 meters. In which direction is his house from this place?

A. North
B. South-west
C. East
D. North- West

If it is Sunday on the 2nd of a month, then what day will it be on the 31st of the same month?

A. Tuesday
B. Saturday
C. Friday
D. Monday

In the following question, select the missing number from the given series.


A. 10
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

In the following question, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?


A. dfcec
B. dfece
C. cfede
D. cdfed

If 5 – 5 =24 and 7 – 7 =48 then find the value of 10 – 10 =?

A. 80
B. 99
C. 91
D. 56

In a garrison, there was food for 1000 soldiers for one month. After 10 days, 1000 more soldiers joined the garrison. How long would the soldiers be able to carryon with the remaining food?

A. 10 days
B. 15 days
C. 20 days
D. 25 days

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