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**Directions (1-5): Study the set of numbers given below and answer the questions which follow:**

**924 643 867 758 568**

**Q1. If in each number, the first and the last digits are interchanged, then which of the following will be the third highest number?**

(a) 924

(b) 643

(c) 867

(d) 758

(e) 568

**Q2. If in each number, all the three digits are arranged in the descending order, then which of the following will be the third lowest number?**

(a) 643

(b) 568

(c) 924

(d) 867

(e) 758

**Q3.What will be the resultant, if the second digit of the lowest number is subtracted from the first digit of the largest number?**

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) 0

**Q4. If in each number, the second and the first digits are interchanged, then which will be the highest number?**

(a) 758

(b) 867

(c) 643

(d) 924

(e) 568

**Q5. If one is subtracted from the first digit of each of the numbers and then the first and the third digits are interchanged, then which of the following will be the lowest?**

(a) 643

(b) 924

(c) 758

(d) 867

(e) 568

**Directions (6-10): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:**

**4 2 3 5 1 4 9 4 1 5 2 8 3 9 1 4 1 2 5 7 3 5 9 6 4 2 5 1 8 5 2 3 4**

**Q6. How many 3s are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a digit which has a numerical value of more than five?**

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) More than three

**Q7. How many such 1s are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by an odd digit and immediately followed by an even digit?**

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) More than three

**Q8. What is the sum of the digit which is 12th from the left end and 16th from the right end?**

(a) 10

(b) 15

(c) 7

(d) 6

(e) 5

**Q9. Which of the following is 7th to the right of the 20th from the left end of the above arrangement?**

(a) 8

(b) 5

(c) 2

(d) 4

(e) 1

**Q10. If all the odd digits are deleted (dropped) from the above arrangements, then which of the following will be ninth from the right end of the arrangement?**

(a) None

(b) 8

(c) 6

(d) 4

(e) 2

**Directions (11-15): These questions are based on the following six numbers.**

**312 876 156 275 734 954**

**Q11. If we add 2 to the second digit of each number and subtract 1 from the first digit of each number, then which of the given will become the lowest number?**

(a) 312

(b) 876

(c) 156

(d) 275

(e) None of these

**Q12. If all the digits in each of the numbers are written in ascending order within the number, then which of the given number will become the second highest?**

(a) 312

(b) 954

(c) 156

(d) 275

(e) None of these

**Q13. If the first two digits of each number are interchanged, then which of the following numbers will become the highest number?**

(a) 721

(b) 876

(c) 937

(d) 387

(e) 275

**Q14. In each number, if we subtracted 1 in first digit and added 1 in last digit, then which among these number will be 2nd lowest number?**

(a) 734

(b) 876

(c) 954

(d) 275

(e) None of these

**Q15.If we replace all the odd digits in each number with zero, then which of the following number will become the lowest?**

(a) 312

(b) 876

(c) 156

(d) 275

(e) 734

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**Solutions**

S1. Ans.(c)

Sol. 429 346 768 857 865

S2. Ans.(e)

Sol. 942 643 876 875 865

S3. Ans.(c)

Sol. lowest number- 568

Largest number- 924

S4. Ans.(b)

Sol. 294 463 687 578 658

S5. Ans.(a)

Sol. 428 345 767 856 864

S6. Ans.(c)

Sol. 83, 73

S7. Ans.(d)

Sol. 514, 914, 518

S8. Ans.(a)

Sol. 12th from the left end= 8

16th from the right end= 2

Sum= 10

S9. Ans.(b)

Sol. 7th to the right of the 20th from the left end= 27th from the left end= 5

S10. Ans.(b)

S11.Ans.(c)

Sol. 232, 796, 076, 195, 654, 874

S12.Ans.(b)

Sol. 123, 678, 156, 257, 347, 459

S13.Ans.(b)

Sol. 132, 786, 516, 725, 374, 594

S14.Ans.(d)

Sol. 213, 777, 057, 176, 635, 855

S15.Ans.(a)

Sol. 002, 806, 006, 200, 004, 004