**Directions (1-7): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?**

**Q1. 980 484 236 112 50 ? 3.5**

(a) 25

(b) 17

(c) 21

(d) 29

(e) None of these

**Q2. 8 9 20 63 256 1285 ?**

(a) 6430

(b) 7450

(c) 7716

(d) 7746

(e) None of these

**Q3. 1015 508 255 129 66.5 ? 20.875**

(a) 34.50

(b) 35

(c) 35.30

(d) 35.75

(e) None of these

**Q4. 12 12 18 36 90 270 ?**

(a) 945

(b) 810

(c) 1080

(d) 1215

(e) None of these

**Q5. 4, 16, 52, 160, ?**

(a) 472

(b) 474

(c) 482

(d) 468

(e) 484

**Q6. 9, 10, 24, 81, ?**

(a) 340

(b) 320

(c) 345

(d) 360

(e) 348

**Q7. 11, 10, 18, 51, ?**

(a) 198

(b) 201

(c) 200

(d) 204

(e) 205

**Directions (8-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the questions that follow:**

**An urn contains 6 red, 4 blue, 2 green and 3 yellow marbles.**

**Q8. If four marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that at least one is blue?**

(a) 4/15

(b) 69/91

(c) 11/15

(d) 22/91

(e) None of these

**Q9. If two marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that both are red?**

(a) 1/7

(b) 1/3

(c) 2/15

(d) 2/5

(e) None of these

**Q10. If three marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that two are blue and one is yellow?**

(a) 3/91

(b) 1/5

(c) 18/455

(d) 7/15

(e) None of these

**Q11. Rahul purchased a house for Rs. 10 lakhs. He sold it at 6% loss. With that money, he again purchased another house and sold it at a profit of 12%. What is his overall loss/profit?**

(a) Rs. 54, 600 profit

(b) Rs. 51, 800 loss

(c) Rs. 52, 800 profit

(d) Rs. 51, 900 loss

(e) Rs. 52, 600 loss

**Q12. Rs. 1,500/- were invested for 5 year in scheme A which offers simple interest at a rate of 14% p.a.. The amount received after 5 years and some additional money, is then invested in scheme B for 2 years, which offers compound interest (compounded annually) at a rate of 20% p.a.. If the compound interest received from scheme B after 2 year is Rs. 1,408/-, what was the additional money invested in scheme B apart from the amount received from scheme A?**

(a) Rs. 450/-

(b) Rs. 650/-

(c) Rs. 500/-

(d) Rs. 280/-

(e) Rs. 520/-

**Q13. In what respective ratio two varieties of rice costing Rs. 36 per kg and Rs. 60 per kg be mixed; so that by selling the mixture of Rs. 54 per kg 20% profit is earned?**

(a) 3 : 2

(b) 7 : 5

(c) 5 : 3

(d) 5 : 2

(e) 4 : 3

**Q14. 8 years ago, Jyoti’s age was equal to the Shruti’s present age. If the sum of Jyoti’s age 10 years from now and Shruti’s age 6 years ago is 88 years. What was Kusum’s age 14 years ago if Kusum is 8 years younger to Shruti? (in years)**

(a) 22

(b) 14

(c) 25

(d) 24

(e) 16

**Q15. How many students passed in first class?**

**Statement:**

**I. 85% of the students who appeared in examination have passed either in first class or in second class or in pass class.**

**II. 750 students have passed in second class.**

**III. Number of students passed in pass class in 28% of those passed in second class.**

(a) All I, II and III

(b) I and III

(c) II and III

(d) Question cannot be answered even with information in all three statements

(e) None of the above

Answers

1. e

2. c

3. d

4. a

5. e

6. a

7. c

8. b

9. a

10. c

11. c

12. b

13. c

14. e

15. d