# Quant Test for IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelim Exam Set – 07

Directions(1-5): Find the odd number of the following series.

1. 5,24,62,119,192,290
192
119
24
5
290
Option A
+19*1
+19*2
+19*3
+19*4
+19*5
195 should be in place of 192.

2. 14,14,21,42,110,315
42
14
110
21
315
Option C
*1
*1.5
*2
*2.5
*3
105 should be in place of 110.

3. 22,12,14,24,52,138
12
22
14
24
138
Option E
*0.5+1
*1+2
*1.5+3
*2+4
*2.5+5
135 should be in place of 138.

4. 230,233,204,169,106,15
233
169
15
230
106
Option B
+1^3 -2^3
+2^3 -3^3
+3^3 -4^3
+4^3 -5^3
+5^3 -6^3
167 should be in place of 169.

5. 1612,1620,1608,1628,1596,1636
1636
1620
1596
1608
1612
Option D
+8*1
-8*2
+8*3
-8*4
+8*5
1604 should be in place of 1608.

6. If the expenditure of Company A in the year 2014 and Company B in die year 2019 are the same and the income of Company B in die year 2019 is 77 lakh, what is the income of Company A in the year 2014?
68 lakh
52 lakh
50 lakh
66 lakh
60 lakh
Option D
IncomeB-2019 = 77
ExpenditureB-2019 = 77*100/(100+40)
= 55 lakh
ExpenditureA-2014 = 55 lakh
Hence, incomeA-2014 = 55 *(100+20)/100
= 66 lakh

7. If the income of Company A in me year 2018 is 26 lakh, what is the expenditure of Company B in that year?
58
55
Data is not sufficient.
60
68
Option
Data is not sufficient.

8. In which year is the ratio of income to expenditure of Company A the maximum?
2017
2016
2015
2019
2018
Option B
The ratio of income to expenditure is maximum when the percentage profit is maximum. Hence in year 2016.

9. If the sum of expenditure of Company B in the year 2015 and 2018 together is 48 lakh, what is the total income of Company B in these two years together?
70.4 lakh
50.5 lakh
60.8 lakh
62.4 lakh
55.5 lakh
Option D
As the per cent profit of B is same in both the years, the total income is 48*(100+30)/100 = 62.4 lakh

10. If the expenditure of Company B in the year 2014 was 17 lakh, what was its income in that year?
32 lakh
27 lakh
29 lakh
23 lakh
30 lakh
Option D
Income = 17×(100+35)/100
= 17 × 1.35 = 22.95 lakh == 23 lakh