**Q.1 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?**

**13 14 16 20 28 ?**

- 40
- 44
- 42
- 56
- 48

**SOL:**

**Q.2 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?**

**123 171 227 291 ?**

- 355
- 402
- 389
- 363
- 420

**Q.3 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?**

**11 9 15 41 159 ?**

- 789
- 655
- 695
- 720
- 755

**SOL**:

×1-2,×2-3,×3-4,×4-5,×5-6

**Q.4 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?**

**2001 1000 499 248 122 ?**

- 61
- 60
- 58.5
- 59.5
- 59

**SOL:**

**-1÷2 ,-2÷2, -3÷2,- 4÷2, -5÷2**

**Q.5 What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?**

15 8 13.5 36.25 ?

15 8 13.5 36.25 ?

- 125.5
- 130.125
- 89.75
- 45.625
- 130.375

**Q.6 S**omesh spent Rs. 38460 on the renovation of his home, Rs. 24468 on buying furniture and remaining 28% of the total amount he had as cash with him. What was the total amount?

- 75500 Rs
- 64800 Rs
- 85900 Rs
- 87400 Rs
- None of these

= 62928

100% = 87400

**Q.7 A starts a business with a capital of Rs. 85000. B joins in the business with Rs. 42500 after some time. For how much period does B join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of 3 : 1?**

- 8 month
- 5 month
- 4 month
- 6 month
- None of these

**SOL :**

**85000×12:42500×x=3:1**

x= 8 months

**Q.8 A rectangular field has to be fenced on three sides leaving a side of 20 feet uncovered. If the area of the field is 680 feet2 and cost of fencing is Rs. 8 / feet then find the total expenditure.**

- 580 Rs
- 704 Rs
- 696 Rs
- 722 Rs
- 814 Rs

**SOL:**

**b=680/20=34**

required perimeter=(34+34+20)×8=704

**Q 9. P and Q can complete a job in 24 days working together. P alone can complete it in 32 days. Both of them worked together for 8 days and then P left. The number of days Q will take to complete the remaining work is?**

- 64 days
- 62 days
- 72 days
- 56 days
- None of these

**SOL :**

P +Q 24 LCM-96 4

P 32 3

Q's work/day = 1 w/d

(P+Q)'s work of 8 days = 4×8 = 32

Remaining work = 64

Time taken by Q = 64/1= 64 days

**Q 10. A dishonest trader marks up his goods by 80% and gives a discount of 25%. Besides, he cheats 20% while purchasing and 10% while selling. Find the overall profit percentage of shopkeeper.**

- 60%
- 40%
- 75%
- 80%
- None of these

**Sol:**Profit through cheating =

Profit After Discount =

Overall profit percent =