**Directions (1-2): In each of the following questions, a letter-number series is given with one term missing as shown by (?). Choose the missing term out of the given alternatives.**

**Q1. 2B, 4C, 8E, 14H, ?**

(a) 16K

(b) 22L

(c) 20L

(d) 20I

**Ans.(b)**

**Sol.**

**Q2. 2A11, 4D13, 12G17, ?**

(a) 36I19

(b) 36J21

(c) 48J21

(d) 48J23

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol.**

**Directions(3-4): In each of the following letters series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.**

**Q3. ab _ bcbca _ _ c _ bab**

(a) acbc

(b) ccaa

(c) abcc

(d) baaa

**Ans.(b)**

**Sol. The series is abcbc/bcaca/cabab.**

**Thus, the series consist of three sequences. The first sequence begins with a, the second with b and the third with c. Each sequence consists of a letter followed by the pair of other two letters repeated twice.**

**Q4. aa _ _ aba _ bca _ aab _ a _**

(a) bbccab

(b) bbabcb

(c) bcabcb

(d) cbabac

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. The series is aabcab/aabcab/aabcab.**

**Directions(5-6): There is a certain relation between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : : while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the given pair has. Select the best alternatives.**

**Q5. Cattle : Herd : : Sheep : ?**

(a) Flock

(b) Swarm

(c) Shoal

(d) Mob

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol. Herd is a group of cattle. Similarly, flock is a collection of sheep.**

**Q6. Bank : Money : : Transport : ?**

(a) Traffic

(b) Road

(c) Goods

(d) Speed

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. Transaction of second is done through the first.**

**Directions (7-8): In each of the following questions, choose that set of numbers from the four alternative sets, that is similar to the given set.**

**Q7. Given set: (9, 15, 21)**

(a) (10, 14, 16)

(b) (7, 21, 28)

(c) (5, 10, 25)

(d) (4, 8, 12)

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. In the given set, (1st number + 3rd number )/2= 2nd number.**

**So, (4 + 12 )/2=8**

**Q8. Given set: (18, 8, 2)**

(a) (3, 7, 1)

(b) (11, 12, 10)

(c) (17, 9, 3)

(d) (24, 22, 4)

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. Given set consists of even numbers only whose H.C.F. is 2.**

**Q9. If O = 16, FOR = 42, then what is FRONT equal to?**

(a) 61

(b) 65

(c) 73

(d) 78

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. We have : A = 2, B = 3, ….., Z = 27. Then,**

**FOR = F + O + R = 7 + 16 + 19 = 42.**

**FRONT = F + R + O + N + T = 7 + 19 + 16 + 15 + 21 = 78.**

**Directions (10-11): Read the following information and answer the questions given below it:**

**A is the father of C. But C is not son.**

**E is the daughter of C. F is the spouse of A.**

**B is the brother of C. D is the son of B.**

**G is the spouse of B. H is the father of G. **

**Q10.Who is the grandmother of D?**

(a) A

(b) C

(c) F

(d) H

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**

**So F is the grandmother of D.**

**Q11. Who is the son of F?**

(a) B

(b) C

(c) D

(d) E

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**

**As explained above, B is the son of A and F is the spouse of A. So, B is the son of F.**

**Directions (12-15): In the following figure, rectangle, square, circle and triangle represent the regions of wheat, gram, maize and rice cultivation respectively. On the basis of the above figure, answer the following questions.**

**Q12. Which area is cultivated by all the four commodities?**

(a) 7

(b) 8

(c) 9

(d) 2

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol. The required region is the one common to the rectangle, square, circle and the triangle i.e. 7.**

**Q13. Which area is cultivated by wheat and maize only?**

(a) 8

(b) 6

(c) 5

(d) 4

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. The required region is the one which is common to only the rectangle and the circle and is not a part of either the triangle or the square i.e. 4.**

**Q14. Which area is cultivated by rice only?**

(a) 5

(b) 1

(c) 2

(d) 11

**Ans.(b)**

**Sol. The required region is the one which lies inside the triangle and outside the rectangle, square and circle i.e. 1.**

**Q15. Which area is cultivated by rice and maize and nothing else?**

(a) 9

(b) 8

(c) 2

(d) 7

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. The required region is the one which is common to only the triangle and the circle i.e. 2.**