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**Q1. Railway fares of 1st, 2nd and 3rd classes between two stations were in the ratio of 8 : 6 : 3. The fares of 1st and 2nd Classes were subsequently reduced by 1/6 and 1/12 respectively. If during a year, the ratio between the passengers of 1st, 2nd and 3rd classes was 9 : 12 : 26 and total amount collected by the sale of tickets was Rs 1088 Lacs, then find the collection from the passengers of 1st class?**

(a) Rs 260 L

(b) Rs 280 L

(c) Rs 300 L

(d) Rs 320 L

(e) Rs 340 L

**Q2. The cost of digging a pit was Rs 1,347. How much will it cost (approximately)if the wages of workmen per day has been increased by 1/8 of their former wage and working time decreased by 1/21 of the former time? (Note:- except above information other things remain unchanged )**

(a) Rs 1443

(b) Rs 1234

(c) Rs 1405

(d) Rs 1000

(e) Rs 1350

**Q3. One year ago, the ratio between Mahesh’s and Suresh’s salaries was 3 : 5. The ratio of their individual salaries of last year and present year is 2 : 3 and 4 : 5 respectively. If their total salaries for the present year are Rs 43000, what is the present salary of Mahesh?**

(a) Rs 19000

(b) Rs 18000

(c) Rs 16000

(d) Rs 15500

(e) Rs 18500

**Q4. A sink contains exactly 12 litres of water. If water is drained from the sink until it holds exactly 6 litres of water less than the quantity drained away. Then how many litres of water were drained away?**

(a) 2 litres

(b) 6 litres

(c) 3 litres

(d) 9 litres

(e) 4 litres

**Q5. A speaks the truth 3 out of 4 times, and B 5 out of 6 times. What is the probability that they will contradict each other in stating the same fact?**

(a) 2/3

(b) 1/3

(c) 5/6

(d) 1/6

(e) 2/9

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (6-10): In the following number series, find the missing term.**

**Q6. 12, 27, 73, 212, 630, 1885, ? **

(a) 5651

(b) 5652

(c) 5653

(d) 5654

(e) 5655

**Q7. 18, 20, 44, 138, 560, 2810, ? **

(a) 16818

(b) 16836

(c) 16854

(d) 16872

(e) 16782

**Q8. 1200, 480, 192, 76.8, 30.72, 12.288, ? **

(a) 4.9152

(b) 5.8192

(c) 6.7112

(d) 7.6132

(e) 49.152

**Q9. 841, 961, 1089, 1225, ? , 1521 **

(a) 729

(b) 1369

(c) 1156

(d) 1681

(e) 1444

**Q10. 141, 2885, 4613, 5613, 6125, ? **

(a) 6311

(b) 6321

(c) 6331

(d) 6341

(e) 6189

**Solutions (6-10):**