1)

738 429 156 273 894

Which of the following will be the second digit of the third number from the top when they are arranged in descending order, after the first digit in each number is changed to its next higher digit?

A) 2

B) 3

C) 5

D) 7

E) 9

**Answer:**

Option A**Explanation:**

The new numbers formed are :838, 529,256,373,994.

These, in descending order, are : 994, 838, 529, 373,256.

The third number from the top is 529, and its second digit is 2