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Q 1. The next number of the sequence {tex} 3,5,9,17,33 , \dots {/tex} is :

65

B

60

C

50

D

49

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Q 2. The next term of the sequence {tex} \frac { 1 } { 2 } , 3 \frac { 1 } { 4 } , 6,8 \frac { 3 } { 4 } \ldots \ldots {/tex} is :

A

{tex} 10 \frac { 1 } { 4 } {/tex}

B

{tex} 10 \frac { 3 } { 4 } {/tex}

C

{tex} 11 \frac { 1 } { 4 } {/tex}

{tex} 11 \frac { 1 } { 2 } {/tex}

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Q 3. Find the missing number of the sequence : {tex} \begin{array} { l l l l } { \text { 3. } 14 , } & { 25 , } & { 36 , } & { 47 , ? ^ { \text { } } } \end{array} {/tex}

A

1114

B

1111

C

1113

None of these

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Q 4. The next term of the sequence 1 {tex} 2,5,26 , \dots {/tex} is :

677

B

47

C

50

D

152

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Q 5. The missing term in the sequence {tex} 0,3,8,15,24 \dots \dots 48 {/tex} is

35

B

30

C

36

D

39

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Q 6. In the sequence of numbers {tex}5, 8,15,20,29,40,53 , {/tex} one number is wrong. The wrong number is

15

B

20

C

29

D

40

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Q 7. {tex} 1 + 2 + 3 + \ldots \ldots + 49 + 50 + 49 + {/tex} {tex} 48 + \ldots \ldots + 3 + 2 + 1 {/tex} is equal to

A

1250

2500

C

2525

D

5000

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Q 8. The next number in the sequence {tex} 2,8,18,32 , \quad 50 , \dots {/tex} is :

A

68

72

C

76

D

80

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Q 9. Next term of the sequence {tex} 8,12,9,13,10,14 , \ldots \ldots , {/tex} is

11

B

15

C

16

D

17

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Q 10. The number of terms in the series {tex} 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 \ldots + 73 + 75 {/tex} is

A

28

B

30

C

36

38

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Q 11. In the sequence of number {tex} 0,7 , {/tex} {tex} 26,63 , \ldots \ldots \ldots , 215,342 {/tex} the missing term is

A

115

124

C

125

D

135

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Q 12. What will come in the place of question-mark (?) in the series {tex} - 2,7,14,23 , ? , 47 {/tex}

A

28

34

C

31

D

38

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Q 13. The missing number of the sequence {tex} 0,2,8,18 , - , 50 {/tex} is:

A

28

B

30

32

D

36

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Q 14. The next number of the sequence {tex} 2,5,10,14,18,23,26,32 , \dots {/tex} is :

A

33

34

C

36

D

37

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Q 15. The next term in the sequence {tex} - 1,6,25,62,123,214 , \dots {/tex} is

A

343

B

342

341

D

None of these

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Q 16. The wrong term in the sequence {tex} 7,28,63,124,215,342,511 {/tex} is

A

7

28

C

124

D

215

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Q 17. The sixth term of the sequence {tex} 11,13,17,19,23 , - , 29 {/tex} is

A

24

B

19

25

D

22

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Q 18. Given below is a finite sequence of numbers with an unknown {tex} x: {/tex} {tex} 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13 , x , 34 , {/tex} The value of {tex} x {/tex} is

21

B

20

C

19

D

17

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Q 19. The next number of the sequence {tex} 2,6,12,20,30,42,56 , - {/tex} is

A

60

B

64

C

70

72

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Q 20. The value of {tex} ?{/tex} in the sequence {tex} 27,9,3 , ? , \frac { 1 } { 3 } , \frac { 1 } { 9 } , \frac { 1 } { 27 } {/tex} is

A

{tex}0 {/tex}

1

C

-1

D

-3

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Q 21. The value of {tex} x {/tex} in the sequence 1 {tex} 2,6,24 , x {/tex} is

A

46

B

56

C

96

120

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Q 22. The missing term of the sequence 9, {tex} 12,11,14,13 , - , 15 {/tex} is

A

12

16

C

10

D

17

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Q 23. Which number in the sequence {tex} 8,27,64,100,125,216,343 {/tex} is wrongly written?

A

27

100

C

125

D

343

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Q 24. The numbers of the sequence {tex} 56 , {/tex} {tex} 72,90,110,132,154 , {/tex} form a pattern. Which of them is a misfit in the pattern?

A

72

B

110

C

132

154

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Q 25. The wrong number in the sequence {tex} 3,5,7,9,13,17,19 {/tex} is

A

17

B

13

{tex} 9 {/tex}

D

7

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