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 Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

120, 99, 80, 63, 48, ?

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The pattern is - 21, - 19, - 17, - 15,.....

So, missing term = 48 - 13 = 35.

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 Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

3, 10, 101,?

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Each term in the series is obtained by adding 1 to the square of the preceding term.

So, missing term = (101)2 + 1 = 10202.

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 Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

1, 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 16, ?

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The series consists of squares and cubes of consecutive natural numbers i.e. 12, 13, 22, 23, 32, 33, 42, .....

So, missing term = 43 = 64.

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1^2 =1,1*1=1,2^2=4,2*4=8,3^2=9,3*9=27,4^2=16,4*16=64

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 Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

6, 13, 25, 51, 101, ?

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The pattern is x 2 + 1, x 2 - 1, x 2 + 1, x 2 - 1,.....

So, missing term = 101 x 2 + 1 = 203.

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 Find the next term of the following series.
16,15,18,17,20,19,22,?

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Break the series as below
16,15 - 18,17 - 20,19 - 22,21

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 Find the next term of the following series.
6,7,26,6,7,24,6,7,?

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Break the series as below
6,7/26/6,7/24/6,7/22 --- (-2)

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 Find the next term of the following series.
16,17,14,18,19,14,20,21,14,?

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

16,17 / 14 / 18,19 / 14 / 20,21 / 14, / 22

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 Find the next term of the following series.
10,11,12,18,19,13,14,15,18,19,?

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

10,11,12 / 18,19 / 13,14,15 / 18,19 / 16

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 Find the next term of the following series.
5,5,6,6,8,8,11,11,?

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

5,5 / 6,6 / 8,8 / 11,11 / 15
+1 , +2, +3, +4

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 Find the next term of the following series.
5,5,7,7,9,9,11,11,?

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

Break the series as below
5,5 / 7,7 / 9,9 / 11,11 / 15 -> +2

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