# IQ Quiz 72

1. A farmer built a fence around his 17 cows, in a square shaped region. He used 27 fence poles on each side of the square. How many poles did he need together?

2. X, Y and Z join a running race. The distance is 1500 meters. X beats Y by 30 meters and Z by 100 meters. By how much could Y beat Z over the full distance if they both ran as before?

3. Today was X’s birthday. She turned 24. X is twice as old as Y was when X was as old as Y now. How old is Y now?

4. A dresser drawer contains 15 garments. If 40% of those garments are blouses, how many are not blouses?

5. In 1967, a new boat cost \$2500. In 1992 it costs \$4800. The boat’s cost increased by what percent between 1967 and 1992?

6. If 16 workers can finish a job in 3 hrs, how long should it take 5 workers to finish the same job?

7. We have two dice, one red and one black. In how many different ways can they be arranged?

8. It costs \$1000 to make the first thousand copies of a book and x dollars to make each subsequent copy. If the cost to make first 1000 copies us \$7,230, what is x?

9. If the length of each of the sides of three square garden plots is increased by 50%, by what percent is the sum of the areas of the three plots increased?

10. If a house which costs \$C in 1989, was sold 3 years later for 25% more than its buy cost. what was the profit?

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