**Q1. In the following letter series how many times do PQR occur in such a way that Q is in the middle of P and R?**

**QMPNPQRROPQNOPPQRPMQROPQRPPRPQRP**

(a) 5

(b) 6

(c) 4

(d) 3

**Q2. Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?**

(a) 169

(b) 441

(c) 361

(d) 529

**Q3. Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?**

(a) Break

(b) Divide

(c) Split

(d) Change

**Q4. Six persons P, Q, R, S, T and U sit in two rows of three persons each. If T is not at any end of rows, S is second to the left of U, R is the neighbour of T and is sitting diagonally opposite to S, and Q is the neighbour of U, who will sit opposite to Q?**

(a) P

(b) T

(c) R

(d) S

**Q5. How many triangles are there in the given figure?**

(a) 15 or more

(b) 12

(c) 14

(d) 10

**Q6. Pointing towards the picture of Mukesh, a woman said, ‘Father of that person’s brother is the only son of my grandfather’. How is that woman related to Mukesh?**

(a) Mukesh’s aunt

(b) Sister

(c) Maternal aunt

(d) Mother

**Q7. Which of the letter groups will complete the given series after placing them in the blank spaces in serial order?**

**a_ b_ a_ _ n_ bb _ abbn**

(a) bnbban

(b) abnabb

(c) bnbbna

(d) babban

**Directions(8-9): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?**

**Q8. 656, 352, 200, 124, 86, (?)**

(a) 37

(b) 49

(c) 32

(d) 67

**Q9. 4.5, 18, 2.25, ? , 1.6875, 33.75**

(a) 27

(b) 35.5

(c) 36

(d) 35

**Q10. Which of the following number is wrong in the given series?**

**3601, 3602, 1803, 604, 154, 36, 12**

(a) 3601

(b) 154

(c) 604

(d) 1803

**Q11. In a certain code ‘NATIONAL’ is written as NTANIOLA. How would LEADER be written in the same code?**

(a) LREADE

(b) LAERDE

(c) LEADRE

(d) LDEARE

**Q12. Statements:**

**I. Some cats are clouds.**

**II. Dog is a cat.**

**Conclusions:**

**I. Some clouds are cats.**

**II. Dog is not a cloud.**

(a) Conclusion I follows

(b) Conclusions II follows

(c) Either conclusion I or II follows

(d) Neither conclusions I nor II follows

**Directions(13-14): In each of the following questions a number series is given. Below the series, a number along with (1), (2), (3) (4) and (5) is given. You have to complete the series following the same sequence as that of the given series. Then answer the question that follows.**

**Q13. 5 , 7, 10, 36, 136, 690**

**2 ,(1), (2) , (3), (4), (5)**

**What will come in place of (4)?**

(a) 310

(b) 64

(c) 110

(d) 330

**Q14. 8, 4, 6, 15, 52.5, 236.25**

**4, (1), (2), (3), (4), (5)**

**What will come in place of (3)?**

(a) 36.25

(b) 33.25

(c) 7.5

(d) 32.75

**Q15. If Q denotes addition; J denotes multiplication; T denotes subtraction and K denotes division, then**

**70 K 5 Q 4 J 1 T 7 = ?**

(a) 15

(b) 11

(c) 12

(d) 10

**Solutions**

**S1. Ans.(c)**

**QMPNPQRROPQNOPPQRPMQROPQRPPRPQRP**

**S2. Ans.(b)**

**Sol. The number 441 is a multiple of 3**

**S3. Ans.(d)**

**Sol. All others are synonyms.**

**S4. Ans.(b)**

**S5. Ans.(a)**

**Sol. Number of triangles = 15**

**S6. Ans.(b) **

**Sol. (i) Mukesh’s brother’s father **

**= Mukesh’s father **

**(ii) Woman’s grandfather’s son **

**= Woman’s father **

**According to question**

**Mukesh’s father = Woman’s father **

**∴ Both are siblings **

**S7. Ans.(a) **

**Sol. a bbn / a bb n / a b bn / a b b n **

**S8. Ans.(d)**

**Sol. The pattern of the number series is as given below:**

**S9. Ans.(a)**

**Sol. The series is**

**× 4, ÷ 8, × 12, ÷ 16, × 20**

**S10. Ans.(b)**

**Sol.**

**S11. Ans.(b)**

**Similarly,**

**S12. Ans.(a) **

**Sol. **

**S13. Ans.(b)**

**Sol. The series is based on the following pattern:**

**5 × 1 + 2 = 7**

**7 × 2 – 4 = 10**

**10 × 3 + 6 = 36**

**36 × 4 – 8 = 136**

**136 × 5 + 10 = 690**

**Similarly, the new series is as follows:**

**2 × 1 + 2 = 4 …. (1)**

**4 × 2 – 4 = 4 …. (2)**

**4 × 3 + 6 = 18 …. (3)**

**18 × 4 – 8 = 64 …. (4)**

**64 × 5 +10 = 330 ….(5)**

**Therefore, the number 64 will come in place of (4).**

**S14. Ans.(c)**

**Sol. The series is based on following pattern:**

**8 × 0.5 = 4,**

**4 × 1.5 = 6,**

**6 × 2.5 = 15,**

**15 × 3.5 = 52.5,**

**52.5 × 4.5 = 236.25**

**Similarly,**

**4 × 0.5 = 2 …. (1)**

**2 × 1.5 = 3 …. (2)**

**3 × 2.5 = 7.5 …. (3)**

**7.5 × 3.5 = 26.25 . …(4)**

**Therefore, the number 7.5 will come in place of (3).**

**S15. Ans.(b)**

**Sol.**

**70 ÷ 5 + 4 × 1 – 7 **

**14 + 4 – 7**

**14 – 3**

**11**

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