NMMS Scholarship Test November 2019 Previous Year Question Paper With Complete Analysis With Key Free Online Mock Test

NMMS Scholarship Test November 2019 Previous Year Question Paper With Complete Analysis With Key Free Online Mock Test

National Means and Merit Scholarship Test
NOVEMBER 2019
Part -1 : Mental Ability Test

Directions :
Questions (1 to 5) : In the number series given below, one number is missing. Each series is followed by
4 alternatives (1) (2) (3), (4). One of them is the right answer. Identify and indicate it as per the “Instructions”.

1. 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, ?
1) 35
2) 36
3) 48
4) 49

View Answer
Ans: 2) 36
Solution: 12 = 1, 22 = 4, 32 = 9, 42 = 16, 52 = 25
Similarly, 62 = 36

2. 20,19,17,?,10,5
1) 12
2) 13
3) 14
4) 15

View Answer
Ans: 3) 14
Solution:
So, 17-3= 14

3. 2, 3, 5, 7, 11.?, 17
1) 12
2) 13
3) 14
4) 15

View Answer
Ans: 2) 13
Solution: Above all numbers are prime numbers 2,3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17.

4. 165, 195, 255, 285, 345, ?
1) 375
2) 420
3) 435
4) 390

View Answer
Ans: 1) 375
Solution: 165 + 30 = 195,
195 + 60 = 255,
255 + 30 = 285,
285 + 60 = 345,
345 + 30 = 375

5. 5, 17, 37, 65, ?,145
1) 95
2) 97
3) 99
4) 101

View Answer
Ans: 4) 101
Solution: The series follows the pattern of
22 + 1, 42 + 1, 62 + 1, 82 + 1, …….
Similarly, 102 + 1 = 100 + 1 = 101

Directions : ‘
Questions (6 to 10) : In the following questions, one term in number series is incorrect. Find out the incorrect number.

6. 105,85,60,30,0,-45,-90
1) 105
2) 60
3) 0
4) -45

View Answer
Ans: 3) 0
Solution: Here the sequence follows the terms – 20, – 25, – 30…….
So, 0 is wrong and must be replaced by (30 – 35). i.e., – 5

7. 325, 259, 202, 160, 127, 105, 94
1) 94
2) 127
3) 202
4) 259

View Answer
Ans: 3) 202
Solution: Here the sequence follows the terms
-66,-55,-44,-33,-22,- 11
i.e.,
259 – 325 = – 66
.
.
.
127 – 160 = -33
105 -127 = -22
94- 105 = – 11
So, 202 is wrong and must be replaced by (259 -55). i.e., .204

8. 125, 126, 124, 127, 123, 129
1) 126
2) 124
3) 123
4) 129

View Answer
Ans: 4) 129
Solution:

9. 2, 5, 10, 50, 500, 5000
1) 5
2) 10
3) 50
4) 5000

View Answer
Ans: 4) 5000
Solution: 2 x 5 = 10,
5 x 10 = 50,
10 x 50 = 500,
50 x 500 = 25000
Here the series follows, the product of preceding two terms. Here, the product of 50 x 500 = 25000.
So 5000 is wrong.

10. 46080, 3840, 384, 48, 24, 2, 1
1) 384
2) 48
3) 24
4) 2

View Answer
Ans: 3) 24
Solution: The pattern is + 12, + 10, + 8, + 6………..
So, 24 is wrong and must be replaced by (48 + 6). i.e., 8.
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