**Directions (Q. 1 - 5): The following questions have a series of numbers based on a definite pattern. Guess the pattern and identify the next number which should come in the series.**

**1. 3628800, 907200, 100800, 6300, 252**

1) 117

2) 109

3) 27

4) 15

5) 7

**2. 41419, 5916, 985, 196, 48**

1) 10

2) 12

3) 15

4) 21

5) 30

**3. 95, 60, 36, 21, 13**

1) 11

2) 10

3) 12

4) 9

5) 8

**4. 450, 233, 107, 42, 14**

1) 8

2) 10

3) 5

4) 7

5) 11

**5. 125, 117, 108, 100, 91**

1) 80

2) 78

3) 85

4) 86

5) 83

**6. Ravi, Rakesh and Vijay invest in a partnership in the ratio 7/2, 4/3, 6/5 respectively. After 4 months, Ravi increases his share 50%. If the total profit at the and of one year be Rs. 32,400, then what is Rakesh's share in the profit?**

1) Rs. 2000

2) Rs. 3000

3) Rs. 4000

4) Rs. 5000

5) Rs. 6000

**7. If the number 481 * 637 is completely divisible by 9, what is the smallest number in place of * ?**

1) 3

2) 7

3) 5

4) 9

5) 2

**8. On dividing a number by 56, we get 29 as remainder. On dividing the same number by 8, what is the remainder ?**

1) 2

2) 3

3) 4

4) 5

5) 7

**9. A shopkeeper has 2 cans of milk. The first contains 30% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should he mix from each of the cans so as to get 12 litres of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3 : 5?**

1) 5 lit, 7 lit.

2) 9 lit, 3 lit.

3) 7.5 lit, 4.5 lit.

4) 4 lit, 8 lit.

5) None of these

10. There are 6 working days in a regular week and for each day, 10 hours is working hours. A woman earns Rs. 2.10 per hour. For regular work and Rs. 4.20 per hour for overtime. If he earns Rs. 525 in 4 weeks, how many hours did she work ?

10. There are 6 working days in a regular week and for each day, 10 hours is working hours. A woman earns Rs. 2.10 per hour. For regular work and Rs. 4.20 per hour for overtime. If he earns Rs. 525 in 4 weeks, how many hours did she work ?

1) 245

2) 225

3) 275

4) 255

5) 235

1. 5

÷ 2^2, ÷3^2, ÷4^2, ÷5^2, ÷6^2

2. 3

(-7 ÷ 7), (-6 ÷ 6), (-5 ÷ 5), (-4 ÷ 4), (-3 ÷3)

3. 2

(+1 - 6^2 ), (+1 -5^2), (+1 - 4^2), (+1 - 3^2), (+1 - 2^2)

4. 3

(-6^3 - 1), (-5^3 - 1), (-4^3 -1), (-3^3 - 1), (-2^3 -1)

5. 5

-8, -9 Repeated in alternate series

6. 5

7. 2

8. 4

9. 3

10. 1