Directions (1-5): Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps will complete the given letter series?
Q4. a b _ c a b b _ a b b _ a b _ c
Q5. a b c _ b c _ a b c c _ a _ c c c c
Q6. I. kamal is the brother of Mallika,
II. Anshika is the daughter of Mallika,
III. Kumud is the sister of kamal,
IV. Rahul is the brother of Anshika.
Who is the aunt of Rahul?
Q7. In a certain code language, ‘3a, 2b, 7c’ means ‘truth is eternal’; ‘7c, 9a, 8b, 3a’ means ‘enmity is not eternal’ and ‘9a, 4d, 2b, 8c’ means ‘truth does not perish’. Which of the following means ‘enmity’ in that language?
Direction(8): Choose one word out of the given four alternatives which will fill in the blank space and show the same relationship with the third word as between the first two.
Q8. Insulin is to Hormone as Trypsin is to ……?……
Q9. Find the wrong term in the below series?
24576, 6144, 1536, 386, 96, 24
Q10. If ‘sky’ is ‘star’, ‘star’ is ‘cloud’, ‘cloud’ is ‘earth’, ‘earth’ is ‘tree’ and ‘tree’ is ‘book’, then where do the birds fly?
(d) Data inadequate
Sol. The pattern of series is ‘abb/acc/abb/acc’
Sol. The pattern of series is xxyyzz/xyz/xxxyyyzzz.
Sol. The pattern of series is ncddcn/ncddcn/ncddcn/ncd
Sol. The pattern of series is abbc/ abbc/ abbc/ abbc
Sol. The pattern of series is abc/abcc/abccc/abcccc
Kumud is the aunt of Rahul.
Sol. In the second and third statement, the common code is ‘9a’ and the common word is ‘not’. So, ‘9a’ means ‘not’.
In the first and second statements, the common codes are ‘7c’ and ‘3a’ and the common words are ‘is’ and ‘eternal’.
Thus, in the second statement, ‘8b’ means ‘enmity’.
Sol. Second denotes the class to which the first belongs.
Sol. Each term of the series is obtained by dividing the preceding term by 4.
So, 1536 is wrong and must be replaced by (1536 ÷ 4) i.e. 384.
Sol. Birds fly in the ‘sky’ and as given, ‘sky’ is ‘star’. So, birds fly in the ‘star’.