**Direction (1-5): What will replace the question mark (?) in the following series of numbers-**

**Q1. 288,286,280,268,248 ?**

(a) 216

(b) 218

(c) 228

(d) 214

(e) 212

**Q2. ?,25,29,38,54,79**

(a) 24

(b) 28

(c) 22

(d) 32

(E) 26

**Q3. 60,?,64,75,68,73**

(a) 64

(b) 72

(c) 84

(d) 77

(E) 92

**Q4. 600,?,900,225,1125,187.5**

(a) 750

(b) 900

(c) 250

(d) 400

(e) 300

**Q5. 14,26,80,318,?,9550**

(a) 1552

(b) 1542

(c) 1562

(d) 1592

(E) 1582

**Directions (6-10): The bar graph below shows the number of orders placed by four different people (A, B, C and D) on two different days (Sunday and Monday). Study the bar diagram below and answer the following questions.
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**Q6. Find the difference in the total orders placed by all on both the days?**

(a) 40

(b) 50

(c) 60

(d) 70

(e) 80

**Q7. By what percentage the number of orders placed by C and D together on Sunday is more/less than the number of orders placed by A and B together on Monday?**

(a) 62.50%

(b) 63.63%

(c) 66.66%

(d) 33.33%

(e) 11.11%

**Q8. Find the ratio of the orders placed by B on both days to the orders placed by A and D on Monday.**

(a) 11: 10

(b) 12 : 13

(c) 1 : 1

(d) 15 : 16

(e) 15 : 14

**Q9. The total number of orders placed by C on Sunday and Monday is what percentage of the total orders placed on Sunday?**

(a) 36%

(b) 60%

(c) 53%

(d) 48%

(e) 67%

**Q10. What is the ratio of the orders placed by A, B and D together on Sunday to the total orders placed on Monday?**

(a) 11:17

(b) 21 : 31

(c) 18 : 19

(d) 29 : 32

(E) 51 : 43

**Q11. Train – A can cross a pillar in 16 seconds and a platform 600 meters long in 36 seconds. Find the time taken by train – A to cross train – B running in the same direction, if the speed and length of train – B are 72 kmph and 640 m respectively?
**(a) 112 seconds

(b) 88 seconds

(c) 138 seconds

(d) 94 seconds

(e) 105 seconds

**Q13. The amount should be divided between X, Y and Z. The quantity of Y is the average of the other two and equals Z when the quantity of Y is reduced by 20% of X. Find the amount of Z is what percent of the total amount?**

(a) 20%

(b) 22.5%

(c) 25%

(d) 27.5%

(e) 30%

**Q14. A retailer marks an article 35% more than its cost and makes a profit of Rs.96 at a discount of 20% on the marked price. Find the profit a retailer makes by selling an article if he sells the article at a discount of 15% on the marked price.**

(a) 118

(b) 177

(c) 236

(d) 214

(e) 154

**Q15. Neha, who is 50% more efficient than Ritu, takes twice as much time as Priya to complete a task. Neha can complete a work in ‘x’ days while Priya can complete the same work in (x – 15) days. In how many days can three together complete the same work?
**(a) 36 days

(b) 30 days

(c) 22.5 days

(d) 20 days

(e) 18 days

**Solution**