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

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## Question 31

Aptitude

### 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

Aptitude

### Question

MCQ▾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?

### Choices

Choice (4) | |
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a. | ₹ 675 |

b. | ₹ 1000 |

c. | ₹ 525 |

d. | ₹ 175 |

### Answer

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.