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1. In a certain code BASKET is written as ‘5%3#42’ and ARM is written as ‘ % @ 9 ‘ . How i s TERM written in that code ?
(1) 23@9
(2) 249®
(3) 42@9
(4) 24@9
(5) None of these

2. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word CHRONICLE each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

3. The positions of how many digits in the number 53269718 will remain unchanged if the digits with-in the number are rearranged in ascending order ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

4. In a Certain code ARCHIVE is written as DSBGFWJ. How is SYSTEMS written in that code ?
(1) TZTSTNF
(2) TZTUTNF
(3) TZTSFNT
(4) RXRSTNF
(5) None of these

5. If ‘R’ denotes ‘divided by’; T’ denotes ‘added to’; ‘W denotes ‘subtracted from’ and ‘B’ denotes ‘multiplied by’, then—
15 W 12 T 8 R 2 B 6 = ?
(1) 11/12
(2) 3 and 2/3
(3) 27
(4) 3
(5) None of these

6. What should come next in the following letter series ?
I H G F E D C B A 1 H G F E D C
I H G F E
(1) I
(2) D
(3) B
(4) A
(5) None of these

7. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters TSFI using each letter only once in each word ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

8. Pointing to a boy, Sunita said “He is the son of my grandfather’s only son”. How is the boy related to Sunita ?
(1) Son
(2) Nephew
(3) Uncle
(5) None of these

9. The positions of the first and the fifth digit in the number 89123654 are interchanged. Similarly the positions of the second and the sixth digits are interchanged
and so on. Which of the following will be the second digit from the right end after the rearrangement?
(1) 9
(2) 8
(3) 1
(4) 2
(5) None of these

10. ‘MP’ is related to ‘HK’ in the same way as ‘WZ’ is related to ?
(1) QS
(2) RU
(3) PS
(4) QU
(5) None of these

Answers with explanation :

7. (3) Meaningful Words => FIST, SIFT
8. (4) The only son of Sunita’s grandfather means either father or maternal uncle of Sunita. Therefore, the boy is either or cousin of Sunita.
9. (3)
10.(2)

11. How is ‘sure’ written in a code language ?
I. ‘he is sure’ is written as ja ha ma’ in that code language.
II. ‘is she sure’ is written as ‘ka ja ma’ in that code language.

12. What is Rs position from the left end in a row ?
I. M is tenth from the left end of the row.
II. There are sixteen children between M and R.

13. How is J related to M ?
I. M has only one brother and two sisters.
II. J is daughter of T who is wife of M.

14. Town P is towards which direction of town T ?
I. Town T is towards South of town K which is towards West of town P.
II. Town R is towards South of town V and towards East of town T.

15. Among P, Q, R, S and T each having different age, who is the youngest among them ?
I. Q is younger than only P.
II. S is older than only R.

16. On which day of the week did Sourav visit Delhi ?
I. Sourav visited Delhi after Monday but before Thursday but not on an odd day of the week.
II. Sourav visited Delhi before Friday but after Monday.

Answers : 11.(4), 12(5), 13(2), 14(1), 15(5), 16(1)

Directions (17-22) : In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered 1,’ II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements is  regarding commonly known facts.

17. Statements:
All chairs are fires.
Some fires are winds.
AllWinds are nets.
Some nets are clocks.
Conclusions:
I. Some clocks are winds.
II. Some nets are fires.
III. Some winds are chairs.
(1) None follows
(2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) Only II and III follow

18. Statements:
Some tyres are ropes.
Some ropes are tents.
Some tents are walls.
Some walls are buildings.
Conclusions:
I. Some buildings are ropes.
II. Some walls are ropes.
III. Some tents are tyres.

(1) None follows
(2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) Only I and II follow

19. Statements:
All desks are pillars.
All pillars are circles.
Some circles are squares.
Some squares are rectangles.
Conclusions:
I. Some rectangles are pillars.
II. Some circles are desks.
III. Some squares are desks.

(1) Nonefollows
(2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) Only I and II follow

20. Statements:
Some beads are rings.
Some rings are bangles.
All bangles are clothes.
All clothes are boxes.
Conclusions:
I. Some boxes are bangles.
II: Some clothes are rings.
III. Some bangles are beads.
(1) None follows
(2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) Only I and II follow
Conclusions:
I. Some boxes are bangles.
II: Some clothes are rings.
III. Some bangles are beads.

(1) Nonefollows
(2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) Only I and II follow

Answers :17(3), 18(1), 19(3), 20(5)