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Question number: 38
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Question
The price of sugar increases by 20%, by what % housewife should reduce the consumption of sugar so that expenditure on sugar can be same as before?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  15% 

b.  9% 

c.  12% 

d.  16.66% 

Answer
d.Explanation
 If the price of any product gets increased by R % then to reduce the consumption of product so that expenditure does not increase, we need to apply this formula.
 Here, price of sugar gets increased by 20%. So, house wife should reduce the consumption of sugar so that expenditure on sugar can be same as before by applying,
=
=
= 16.66%
 House wife should reduce the consumption of sugar by 16.66%.
Question number: 39
» Aptitude
MCQ▾
Question
Complete the following series.
________, ayw, gec, mki, sqo
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  prs 

b.  lmn 

c.  awx 

d.  usq 

Answer
d.Explanation
 Alphabets in series is: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
 Alphabets in reverse order is: z y x w v u t s r q p o n m l k j i h g f e d c b a
 Second term of the series is ayw, in which we have taken every alternate letter of alphabets to make a term.
 Same way, third term is gec, in which again alternate letters are making a term.
 Same way, fourth term is mki, in which again alternate letters are making a term.
 Same way, fifth term is sqo, in which again alternate letters are making a term.
 Applying the same analogy, first term will be usq from the reverse alphabetical series.