LIC Latest Numerical ability Questions

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LIC Numerical Ability Questions

1.Which of the following numbers is exactly divisible by 99?





2.In a division sum, the divisor is 10 times the quotient and 5 times the remainder, if the remainder is 46 the dividend





3.On 1 st January every year a person buys NSC of value exceeding that of his last year’s purchase by Rs.100 After 10 years, he finds that the total value of the certificate held by him is Rs. 54,500.  Find the value (in Rupee)of the certificates purchased by him in the first year?





4.A tennis ball bounds each time to a height  equal to one-half of the height of the previous bounce if it is first dropped from a height of 8 meters, find the total vertical distance (in metres) it hs traveled when it hits the ground for the 10th time





5. The L.C.M of 1/3,5/6,2/9,4/27 is

a.1/54                    b.10/27                        c.20/3                        d.27/4


a.60.2                69.2                    c.70.2                71.2

7.In a certain city there are 5 colleges and20 schools Each school has 3 persons,1 clerk and 1 head clerk, whereas  a college has 5 peons,3 clerks,1 head clerk and an additional staff as caretaker.  The monthly salary of each of them is as follows

Peon=Rs.1,100:Head clerk = Rs.3,000 clerk+Rs.1,700,Caretaker+Rs 2,500 The total monthly salary bill (in Rupees) of Schools and colleges of the city is





8.what fraction must be subtracted from the sum of 1/4 and 1/6 to have an average of 1/12 of all the three fractions?

a.1/2                    b.1/3                c.1/4                    d.1/6

9.The value of square root of 0.4 is:

a.0.2            b.0.02                c.0.063                d.0.51

10.A team of  8 persons joins in a shooting completion.  The best marksman scored 85 points.  If he had scored 92 points, the average score for the team would have been 84.  The number of points, the team scored was:

a.64.5                        b.66.5                        c.588                        d.672

11.The sum of three numbers is 136 If the ratio between first and second be 2:3 AND THAT BETWEEN SECOND AND THIRD IS 5:3 THEN THE SECOND NUMBER IS

A.40                        B.48                            c.52                        d.60

12 A is as much younger to B as he is elder to C.  If the sum of the ages of B and C is 48 years, What is the age of A in years

a.20                    b.24                                c.30                        d.32

13 P is six times as large as q.  The percent that q is less than p is

a.83 and 1/3                b,16 and 2/3                c.90                d.60

14 The income of a broker remains unchanged though the rate of commission is increased from 4% to 5% The percentage of slump in business is:

a.10%                            b.15%                    c.20%                d.40%

15 A man purchased 35kg of rice at the rate of Rs.9.50 pe rkg and 30kg @of Rs.10.50 per kg He mixed the two Approximately at what price per kg should he sell the mixture to make 35% profit in the transaction

a.12                    b.12.50                        c.13                        d.13.50

LIC Reasoning Questions

16 What is the common ratio of the progression 3√2, 6, 6√2 ?

(a) 3 (b) 2 (c) √2 (d) √3

17. A clock shows the time as 6 a.m. If the minute hand gains 2 minutes every hour, how many minutes will the clock gain by 9 p.m.?

(a) 30 minutes-Ans

(b) 25 minutes

(c) 28 minutes

(d) 34 minutes

Directions (questins 18 to 22): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements marked I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer
(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(b) If the data in statements I alone are not sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(c) If the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) If the data in both statements I and II together are needed to answer the question.

18. What does ‘Ne’ stands for in the code language?

I. ‘Na Ni Nok Ne’ means ‘I will tell you’ and ‘Ni Nok Ne Nam’ means ‘he will tell you’ in that code language.

II. ‘Ni Ne Mo Nam’ means ‘will he call you’ and ‘Ne Mok Sac Ni’ means ‘how will you go’ in that code language.

Ans (d)

19. Who amongst P, Q, R, S, T and U is the tallest?

I. P is taller that R and T but not as tall as U, who is taller than Q and S.

II. R is the third in height in the ascending order and not as tall as U, P and Q, Q being taller than P but not the tallest.

Ans (c)

20. Who among A, B, C, D, E & F read the book last?

I. F, who gave the book to B after reading, was third to read the same.

II. C, who read the book after A, was the third person to read the book before it reached E.

Ans (d)

21. Who is paternal uncle of Pavan?

I. Pavan is brother of Poornima, who is daughter of Meena, who is sister of Kumar, who is brother Smrithi.

II. Prithvi is brother of Indrajith, who is husband of Poornima, who is mother of Ganga, who is sister of Pavan.

Ans (b)

22. What is Milan’s rank in the class of 44 students?

I. Ramesh, whose rank is 17th in the class, is ahead of Shyam by 6 ranks, Shyam being 7 ranks ahead of Milan.

II. Suketu is 26 ranks ahead of Milan and Shyamala is 6 ranks behind Milan while Savita stands exactly in the middle of Shyamala and Suketu in ranks, her rank being 17.

Ans (c)

23. Below are given six three-digit numbers. The digits comprise of numeric and letters. The letter indicates its serial order in the English alphabet. What will be the middle digit of the 4th number when the numbers are arranged in the descending order after interchanging numeric in each number without altering the place of letter in the number?

19F, 2H9, 98B, D76, 7A6, 61E

(a) 8

(b) 9

(c) 6

(d) 7

(e) None of these

Ans (e)

24. How many pairs of letters are there in the word SPONTANEOUS which have number of letters between them in the word one less than the number of letters between them in English alphabet?

(a) five

(b) one

(c) four

(d) Two

(e) Three

Ans (a)

25. Four of the following five have similar relationship and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to the group?






Ans (d)




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