Directions (1-5): These questions are based on the following set of numbers.

693 589 457 391 273

Q1. If ‘2’ is subtracted from the middle digit of each number and then all the digits are arranged in descending order within each number then which of the following number is second highest?
273
693
457
589
391

Q2. If in each number, the first and the third digits are interchanged then which number will be the second lowest?
457
693
273
589
391

Q3. If the first and the second digits in each number are interchanged, then which number will be the smallest?
391
693
273
589
457

Q4. If all the digits are arranged in ascending order from left to right then what will be the difference between the third digit of second highest number and second digit of lowest number thus formed?
4
5
6
2
1

Q5. If in each number first digit is replaced by the third digit, second digit is replaced by the first digit and third digit is replaced by the second digit, then which number will be the third lowest?
391
693
273
589
457

Directions (6-10): Which of the following phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

Q6. She gave him this little money that she could spare then.
few little money
a little money
some of little money
no little money
No correction required
Solution:
'a little money' as 'little money' means almost no money.

Q7. Mr. Sharma teaches very well, isn't it?
wasn't it?
didn't it?
does he?
doesn't he?
No correction required
Solution:
'doesn't he?' as it fits according to the tense in the preceded part of the sentence because the rule of question tag states the same.

Q8. India and Russia are expected to ink defense dealing worth billions of dollars during the meeting in Goa between Modi and Putin.
be inked defense dealing
ink defense dealing with
ink defense deals
ink defending deal
No correction required
Solution:
'ink defense deals' is the only alternative which is contextually and grammatically correct.

Q9. Supposing if you are arrested, what will you do?
In case you are
When if you are
Even if you are
As if you are
No correction required
Solution:
'In case you are' is the grammatically correct alternative.

Q10. How long were you learning English?
you were
are you
have you been
No correction required
Solution:
'have you been' is the correct alternative.

Q11. Sushil got 103 marks in Hindi, 111 marks in Science, 98 marks in Sanskrit, 110 marks in Math and 88 marks in English. If the maximum marks of each subject are equal and if Sushil scored 85 percent marks in all the subjects together, what are the maximum marks of each subject?
110
120
115
100
140

Q12. A committee of five members is to be formed out of 3 trainees, 4 professors and 6 research associates. In how many different ways can this be done if the committee should have all the 4 professors and 1 research associate or all 3 trainees and 2 professors?
15
18
25
12
16

Q13. An amount of money is to be divided among P, Q and R in the ratio 4 : 9 : 16. If R gets 4 times more than P, what is Q’s share in it?
Rs. 1800
Rs. 2700
Rs. 3600
None of these

Q14. A sum of Rs. 1440 is lent out in three parts in such a way that the interest on first part at 2% for 3 years, second part at 3% for 4 years and third part at 4% for 5 years are equal. Then the difference between the largest and the smallest sum is
Rs. 400
Rs. 560
Rs. 460
Rs. 200
Rs. 250

Q15. If a sum of money at compound interest doubles itself in 15 years, it will become eight times of itself in
60 years
48 years
54 years
45 years
30 years