# Quant Test for LIC AAO Prelims Exam Set – 18

Directions(1-5): Find the missing term ‘?’ of the following series.

1. 123, 277, 459, 669, 907, ?
1312
1220
1173
1085
1424
Option C
123, 277, 459, 669, 907, ?
123 + 11 × 14 = 123 + 154 = 277
277 + 13 × 14 = 277 + 182 = 459
459 + 15 × 14 = 459 + 210 = 669
669+ 17 × 14 = 669 + 238 = 907
907 + 19 × 14 = 907 + 266 = 1173

2. 23, 42.2, 80.6, 157.4, 311, ?
600.6
618.2
589.3
569.6
595.4
Option B
23, 42.2, 80.6, 157.4, 311, ?
23 + 1 × 19.2 = 42.2
42.2 + 2 × 19.2 = 80.6
80.6 + 4 × 19.2 = 157.4
157.4 + 8 × 19.2 = 311
311 + 16 × 19.2 = 311 + 307.2 = 618.2

3. 36, 154, 232, 278, 300, ?
321
295
300
288
306
Option E
36, 154, 232, 278, 300, ?
154 – 36 = 118
232 – 154 = 78
278 – 232 = 46
300 – 278 = 22
? – 300 = 6
? = 306

4. 24, 536, 487, 703, 678, ?
700
659
750
742
695
Option D
24, 536, 487, 703, 678, ?
24 + 8^3 = 24 + 512 = 536
536 – 7^2 = 536 – 49 = 487
487 + 6^3 = 487 + 216 = 703
703 – 5^2 = 703 – 25 = 678
678 + 4^3 = 678 + 64 = 742

5. 224, 576, 752, 840, 884, ?
919
950
900
925
906
Option E
224, 576, 752, 840, 884, ?
576 – 224 = 352
752 – 576 = 176
840 – 752 = 88
884 – 840 = 44
? = 884 + 22 = 906

6. Directions(6-10): Answer the following questions based on the information given below.
The chart shows the number of gold and silver necklaces sold by shopkeeper from Monday to Friday.
Total number of necklaces = Number of gold necklace + Number of silver necklace

7. Number of necklaces sold on Monday is what percentage less/more than the number of necklaces sold on Thursday?
67.7%
70.2%
68.8%
62.5%
60.4%
Option D
Number of necklaces sold on Monday = 160+100 = 260
Number of necklaces sold on Thursday = 100+160 = 160
Required% = (260-160)/160*100 = 62.5%

8. If price of a gold necklace and a silver necklace is Rs.60 and Rs.140 resp. then find the difference between the revenue generated by shopkeeper on Tuesday and that on Wednesday. Revenue generated by shopkeeper on Tuesday = 120*60+140*140 = Rs.26800
Revenue generated by shopkeeper on Wednesday = 80*60+120*140 = Rs.21600 Required Difference = Rs.5200

Rs.6000
Rs.4400
Rs.4800
Rs.5000
Rs.5200
Option E
Revenue generated by shopkeeper on Tuesday = 120*60+140*140 = Rs.26800
Revenue generated by shopkeeper on Wednesday = 80*60+120*140 = Rs.21600
Required Difference = Rs.5200

9. Number of gold necklaces and silver necklaces sold on Sunday is 35% and 15% resp. more than the respective number of necklaces sold on Tuessday. Find the difference between number of necklaces sold on Sunday and that on Saturday .
150
125
143
172
166
Option C
Number of gold necklaces sold on Sunday = 1.35*120
= 162
Number of silver necklaces sold on Sunday = 1.15*140 = 161
Number of necklaces sold on Sunday = 162+161 = 323
Number of necklaces sold on Saturday = 60+120 = 180
Required Difference = 323 – 180 = 143

10. Find the average number of silver necklaces sold on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday taken together.
66
70
85
74
92
Option C
Required average = (100+140+60+40)/4 = 85

11. Find the ratio of number of necklaces sold on Wednesday to number of necklaces sold on Friday.
3:2
7:5
11:8
10:9
13:11
Option D
Necklaces sold on Wednesday = 80+120 = 200
Necklaces sold on Friday = 140+40 = 180
Required ratio = 200:180 = 10:9