# TCS Papers: Sample Questions 43 - 45 of 502

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## Question number: 43

Short Answer Question▾

### Write in Short

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

MCQ▾

### 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

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

MCQ▾

### Question

If CSFBUI is coded as BREATH how will DPWFS be coded?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

TRIAL

b.

SHEET

c.

MIND

d.

COVER

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.