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Question number: 1
» Aptitude
Question
Complete the following series.
kp, lo, mn, ________
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  np 

b.  nm 

c.  op 

d.  pq 

Answer
b.Explanation
 Here, all the terms are two letter series.
 From observation of first letter of each term we can conclude that they are in alphabetical order. Like, k, l, m, ….
 From observation of second letter of each term we can conclude that they are in reverse alphabetical order. Like, p, o, n, ….
 Next term should also follow the same pattern.
 First letter of the term will be ‘n’ which is in alphabetical order.
 Second letter of series will be ‘m’ which is in reverse alphabetical order.
 So, next term will be nm.
Question number: 2
» Aptitude
Question
In a class of 150 students 55 speak English, 85 speak Telugu and 30 speak neither English nor Telugu. How many speak at least one of the two languages?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  250 

b.  100 

c.  50 

d.  120 

Answer
d.Explanation
 There are total 150 students in a class. Among which 55 speaks English, 85 speaks Telugu and 30 speaks neither English nor Telugu.
 As 30 students don’t speak any of the two languages, there are students in a class who can speak at least one of the languages (English or Telugu).
Question number: 3
» Aptitude
Write in Short
What will be the next two terms of the following series?
7,16,12,8, 16,10,9, ? , ?
Explanation
Divide the whole sequence into three parts
(a) 1st, 4^{th} and 7^{th} term, i. e. 7,8, 9
(b) 2nd, 5^{th} and 8^{th} term, i. e. 16,16, ?
(c) 3rd, 6^{th} and 9^{th} term, i. e. 12,10, ?
After diving series into three parts, first series is moving like this: 7,8, 9,10,11, …. .
Second series is moving like this: 16,16,16,16, …. .
Third series is moving like this: 12,10,8, 6,4, …….
So, next two terms will be 16 and 8.