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    Test your General Ability; really difficult

    Test your General Ability


    1. Alina is tiling a square floor with each side 3 metres long. Tiles cost $45 per square metre. Which calculation gives the total cost of tiling the floor (in dollars)?
    A 45 × 6
    B 45 × 9
    C 45 ÷ 6
    D 45 ÷ 9

    2.
    12 4
    3


    If the pattern in the three boxes above is repeated in the three boxes below
    6 Q
    2



    then Q =
    A 2
    B 3
    C 4
    D 12

    3. When George and Athena were married, 120 of the guests were Athena’s family or friends. This was 60 per cent of the total number of guests.
    How many guests were there altogether?
    A 180
    B 192
    C 200
    D 720

    Questions 4–6 refer to the following information:

    This is part of the timetable for the bus to the city.

    Stop Number Bus Time to the city
    1 (Depot) 6:50 7:10 7:30 7:50 8:10 8:30 9:00 9:30
    2 6:58 7:18 7:38 7:58 8:18 8:38 9:08 9:38
    3 6:58 7:18 7:38 7:58 7:58 8:38 9:08 9:38
    4 7:04 7:24 7:44 8:04 8:24 8:44 9:14 9:44
    5 7:07 7:27 7:47 8:07 8:27 8:47 9:17 9:47
    6 7:10 7:30 7:50 8:10 8:30 8:50 9:20 9:50
    7 7:15 7:35 7:55 8:15 8:35 8:55 9:25 9:55
    8 7:19 7:39 7:59 8:19 8:39 8:59 9:29 10:02
    9 7:22 7:42 8:02 8:22 8:42 9:02 9:32 10:06
    10 7:26 7:46 8:06 8:26 8:46 9:06 9:36 10:06
    11 7:31 7:51 8:11 8:31 8:51 9:11 9:41 10:11
    12 7:33 7:53 8:13 8:33 8:53 9:13 9:43 10:13
    13 7:36 7:56 8:16 8:36 8:56 9:16 9:46 10:16
    14 7:58 7:38 8:18 8:38 8:58 9:18 9:48 10:18
    15 (City) 7:41 8:01 8:21 8:41 9:01 9:21 9:51 10:21

    4. Kylie can walk from home to bus stop number 6 in eight minutes.
    What is the latest time she can leave home to be sure of getting to the city by 8:30?

    A 7:22
    B 7:42
    C 7:50
    D 8:02

    5. Peter travels from stop number 8 to the city each morning. His return journey each evening takes the same time as his morning bus ride.
    If he leaves the city at 5:41 pm what time will he reach stop number 8?
    A 5:19 p.m.
    B 6:03 p.m.
    C 6:19 p.m.
    D 7:03 p.m.

    6. Which one of these statements about the bus timetable is correct?
    A The longest time between stops is 5 minutes.
    B The total trip from the depot to the city always takes 61 minutes.
    C From 8:30 onwards it takes 10 minutes longer to get from the depot to the city.
    D From 8:30 onwards it is 10 minutes longer between buses leaving the depot.

    7. The numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 12 can be arranged around this star so that the sum along each straight line is the same. Four of the numbers are missing.

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    The number missing at S is
    A 1
    B 2
    C 4
    D 12

    8. A piece of cardboard is folded to make six strips the same size. The strips are numbered as shown. The cardboard is bent along the folds and joined to make a hexagonal tube.

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    When the tube is made the side numbered 6 is opposite the side numbered
    A 1
    B 2
    C 3
    D 4

    9. Ahmad’s grandfather arrived in Sydney from Athens at 10 pm on Friday after a 25-hour trip. The flight began at 12 noon on Thursday, Athens time.
    What is the time difference between Athens and Sydney?
    A Athens time is 9 hours behind Sydney time.
    B Athens time is 9 hours ahead of Sydney time.
    C Athens time is 15 hours behind Sydney time.
    D Athens time is 15 hours ahead of Sydney time.

    10. The number pattern in triangle P is repeated in triangle Q.

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    What is the value of X?
    A 1/2
    B 2
    C 3
    D 20

  2. #2
    Answer:
    1. B 45*9

    3. C 200

  3. #3
    Ans# 2. B 3

    It's what i could solve.

    Please Frankenstein, tell us their complete answers.

  4. #4
    Answers:

    1 B 2 B 3 C
    4 B 5 B 6 D
    7 C 8 C 9 A
    10 A

  5. #5
    It's what i could solve.

    Please Frankenstein, tell us their complete answers.
    I really didn't expect that it would be so nerve wracking.

    However, be ready. The game is on. After all, general ability is a compulsory part of CSS now.

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    1. B 45*9

    3. C 200

 

 

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