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Question number: 43
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Complete the series: 4,9, 7,11,10,13,13, ? , ?
Explanation
 Divide the given series into two series of odd terms and even terms.
 Series 1: 4,7, 10,13
 Series 2: 9,11,13
 Observing the series 1, we can find the common difference between two consecutive terms is 3. So, next term will be 13 + 3 = 16
 Observing the series 2, we can find the common difference between two consecutive terms is 2. So, next term will be 13 + 2 = 15
 Combining both the series, 4,9, 7,11,10,13,13,15,16
 So, next two terms will be 15 and 16
Question number: 44
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Question
Jake can dig a well in 16 days. Paul can dig the same well in 24 days. Jake, Paul and Hari together dig the well in 8 days. Hari alone can dig the well in ________
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  48 days 

b.  32 days 

c.  96 days 

d.  24 days 

Answer
a.Explanation
 Jake can dig a well in 16 days. Paul can dig the same well in 24 days. Jake, Paul and Hari together can dig well in 8 days.
 We are asked to find the number of days required by Hari to dig the same well.
 Work done by each of them is given by, , and .
So,
 So, Hari can dig well in 48 days.
Question number: 45
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Question
If CSFBUI is coded as BREATH how will DPWFS be coded?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  TRIAL 

b.  SHEET 

c.  MIND 

d.  COVER 

Answer
d.Explanation
 Word CSFBUI is coded as BREATH
 Here, each letter is shifted left by one position in alphabetical order.
 Like C is coded with B, S is coded with R, F is coded with E, B is coded as A, U is coded T and I is coded with H.
 Following the same pattern, we can find the code word for DPWFS
 Shifting each letter towards left, D will be coded as C, P will be coded as O, W will be coded V, F will be coded as E and S will be coded as R.
 So, code word for DPFWS will be COVER.