# Tech Mahindra Papers: Sample Questions 1 - 3 of 42

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## Question number: 1

MCQ▾

### Question

Complete the following series.

kp, lo, mn, ________

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

np

b.

nm

c.

op

d.

pq

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

MCQ▾

### 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

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

### 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, 4th and 7th term, i. e. 7,8, 9

(b) 2nd, 5th and 8th term, i. e. 16,16, ?

(c) 3rd, 6th and 9th 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.