Aptitude [TCS Placement]: Sample Questions 31 - 32 of 174

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Question 31

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Find the missing term in following series.

5,8, 14, ________, 35,50

Explanation

• First term of the series is 5.
• Second term of the series is 8, i.e.. Difference between first and second term of the series is + 3.
• Third term of the series is 14, i.e.. Difference between second and third term of the series is + 6.
• Fourth term of series needs to be find out.
• Fifth term of the series is 35.
• Sixth term of the series is 50, i.e.. Difference between fifth and sixth term of the series is + 15.
• By observation, we can say that difference between two consecutive terms is increasing with + 3.
• So, difference between third and fourth term should be + 9.
• So, fourth term will be .

Question 32

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Bhanu spends 30 % of his income on petrol on scooter. 1/4 of the remaining amount is spent on house rent and the balance on food. If he spends ₹ 300 on petrol then what is the expenditure on house rent?

Choice (4)

a.

₹ 675

b.

₹ 1000

c.

₹ 525

d.

₹ 175

d.

Explanation

• Let Bhanu՚s total income be ₹ x
• Bhanu spends 30 % of his income on petrol on scooter.
• He spends ₹ 300 on petrol.
• So, 30 % of total income = ₹ 300

• Total income of Bhanu is ₹ 1000.
• After subtracting expenditure on petrol, he spends of remaining on house rent, i.e..

• So, Bhanu spends ₹ 175 on house rent.

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