21.
The next term in the series

5, 11, 21,
35, 53, ....... is

(1) 75 (2) 90

(3) 115 (4) 125

Answer: 1

22. The
next term in the series

XY, ABC,
FGHI, ........ is

(1) MNPQO (2) MNOPQ

(3) PQOMN (4) NMPOQ

Answer: 2

23. If
the code of ALLAHABAD is DPQGOIKKO, then the code of BENGULURU will be

(1)
ESBTBDIMF (2) MBDBFEIST

(3)
EISMBTDBF (4) ESBDFBTMI

Answer: 3

24. A
man paid Rs.160 while travelling 10 km in a taxi which has some initial fixed charges.
Another man paid Rs.276 for travelling 16 km and the taxi driver charged double
of the initial fixed charges from him.

The charges
of the taxi per km is

(1) Rs.10 (2) Rs.13

(3) Rs.11 (4) Rs.17

Answer: 3

25. Gopal
walks 20 m North. Then he turns right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and
walks 35 m. Again he turns left and walks 15 m. Then he again turns left and walks
15 m. The shortest distance between his original position and final one is

(1) 65 m (2) 55 m

(3) 40 m (4) 45 m

Answer: 4

26. Choose
the proper alternative given in the code to replace the question mark.

Cow – Milk

Bee – Honey

Teacher – ?

**Code:**

(1) Marks (2) Discipline

(3) Wisdom (4) Lesson

Answer: 3

27. Among
the following, two statements are related in such a way that if one becomes undetermined,
the other will also be undetermined. Select the code that refers to these two
statements.

**Statements:**

(i) Every
fruit is nutritious.

(ii) Fruits
are hardly nutritious.

(iii) Fruits
are mostly nutritious.

(iv) Some
food items are nutritious.

**Code:**

(1) (i) and
(ii) (2) (ii) and (iii)

(3) (iii)
and (iv) (4) (i) and (iv)

Answer: 1

28. Given
below are two premises (a) and (b). Four conclusions are drawn from them. Select
the code that embodies validly drawn conclusion(s) (taking the premises individually
or jointly).

**Premises:**

(a) All
saints are noble.

(b) Some
religious men are saints.

**Conclusions:**

(i) Some
religious men are noble.

(ii) All
religious men are noble.

(iii) Some
saints are religious men.

(iv) All
noble persons are saints.

**Code:**

(1) (i) and
(ii) (2) (ii) and (iii)

(3) (i) and
(iii) (4) (i) and (iv)

Answer: 3

29. Which
one is

**not**correct in the context of deductive and inductive reasoning?
(1) A
deductive argument makes the claim that its conclusion is supported by its premises
conclusively.

(2) A valid
deductive argument may have all false premises and true conclusion.

(3) An inductive
argument claims the probability of its conclusion.

(4) An
inductive argument cannot provide us any new information about matters of fact.

Answer: 4

30. When
the purpose of the definition is to explain some established use of a term, the
definition is called

(1)
Stipulative (2) Lexical

(3)
Persuasive (4) Theoretical

Answer: 2

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