**Q1. 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) Mustard

(b) Jowar

(c) Wheat

(d) Paddy

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol. Except Mustard, all others are grains. Mustard is an oilseed.**

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

(a) MLJ

(b) WVT

(c) OMK

(d) JIG

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. In all others, 1st letter – 1 = 2nd letter, and **

**2nd letter – 2 = 3rd letter.**

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

(a) DONE : NOED

(b) WANT : NATW

(c) WITH : TIHW

(d) HAVE : AVEH

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. In every word, 1st letter become last**

**2nd letter’s position is same**

**3rd letter become 1st**

**Last letter become 2nd last**

**Q4. Town D is 13 km towards the East of town A. A bus starts from town A, travels 8 km towards West and takes a right turn. After taking the right turn, it travels 5 km and reaches town B. From town B the bus takes a right turn again, travels 21 km and stops. How far and towards which direction must the bus travel to reach town D?**

(a) 13 km towards South

(b) 5 km towards West

(c) 21 km towards South

(d) 5 km towards South

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. **

**CD= 5 km towards south**

**Q5. 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) 21

(b) 35

(c) 49

(d) 36

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. Except 36, all are factors of 7.**

**Directions (6-7): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?**

**Q6. 15, 19, 83, 119, 631, (?)**

(a) 783

(b) 993

(c) 702

(d) 731

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. The pattern of the series is:**

**19 – 15 = 4 = 2**

^{2}**83 – 19 = 64 = 4**

^{3}**119 – 83 = 36 = 6**

^{2}**631 – 119 = 512 = 8**

^{3}**=> 631 + 10**

^{2}= 631 + 100 = 731**Q7. 342, 337.5, 328.5, 315, 297, (?)**

(a) 365.5

(b) 360

(c) 270

(d) 274.5

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol.**

**Direction (8-9): In each of these questions, a number series is given. In each series, only one number is wrong number.Find out the wrong number?**

**Q8. 32, 16, 24, 65, 210, 945, 5197.5**

(a) 210

(b) 65

(c) 32

(d)5197.5

**Ans.(b)**

**Sol.**

**So, wrong number is 65.**

**Q9. 6, 91, 584, 2935, 11756, 35277, 70558**

(a) 70558

(b) 91

(c) 2935

(d) 584

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. The pattern of number series is as follows:**

**6 × 7 + 7**

^{2}= 42 + 49 = 91**91 × 6 + 6**

^{2}= 546 + 36 = 582 [584]**582 × 5 + 5**

^{2}= 2910 + 25 = 2935**2935 × 4 + 4**

^{2}= 11740 + 16 = 11756**11756 × 3 + 3**

^{2}= 35268 + 9 = 35277**Q10. Which one of the letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?**

**a__cd__bd__abc__a__dc**

(a) c a c b a

(b) b a b c c

(c) b a c d b

(d) b a b a d

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. The series is abcd/abdc/abcd/abdc**

**Q11. In a row of children facing North, Ritesh is twelfth from the left end. Sudhir who is twenty-second from the right end is fourth to the right of Ritesh. Total how many children are there in the row?**

(a) 35

(b) 36

(c) 37

(d) 34

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. **

**Total number of children in the row**

**= 16 + 22 – 1 = 37**

**Directions(12-15):For each of the following questions there is some relationship between the two terms to the left of :: and the same relationship obtains between the two terms to its right. In each of these questions the fourth term is missing. This term is one of the alternatives among the five terms given below. Find out this term.**

**Q12. XWV : UTS : : LKJ : … ?**

(a) IHG

(b) JKL

(c) STU

(d) MNO

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol. The letters in first and second terms are in reverse order of alphabet.**

**Q13. NUMBER : UNBMRE : : GHOST : ?**

(a) HOGST

(b) HOGTS

(c) HGOST

(d) HGSOT

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. First two letters of the first term are in reverse order in the second term and so are the next two letters.**

**Q14. 3 : 10 : : 48 : ?**

(a) 19

(b) 65

(c) 78

(d) 72

**Ans.(b)**

**Sol. First term = 2**

^{2}– 1**Second term = 3**

^{2}+ 1**Third term = 7**

^{2}– 1**Fourth term = 8**

^{2}+ 1

**Q15. 08 : 09 : : 64 : ?**

(a) 16

(b) 25

(c) 125

(d) 32

**Ans.(b)**

**Sol. First term = 2**

^{3}.**Second term = 3**

^{2}**Third term = 4**

^{3}**Fourth term = 5**

^{2}