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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, ?

A35

B38

C39

D40

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.

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

A32

B64

C81

D256

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

6, 13, 25, 51, 101, ?

A201

B202

C203

D205

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.
6,7,26,6,7,24,6,7,?

A22

B7

C19

D23

E6

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,?

A22

B23

C14

D21

E15

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,?

A18

B19

C15

D14

E16

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,?

A26

B11

C17

D20

E15

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.
32,32,33,32,33,35,35,36,35,?

A33

B35

C36

D39

E37

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

32,32 / 33,32,33 / 35,35 / 36,35,36

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 Find the next term of the following series.
6,120, 504, 1320, ?

A5730

B2730

C1320

D2250

E4325

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

2^3-2-=6, 5^3-5=120, 8^3-8=504, 11^3=1320, 14^3=2730.

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 Find the next term of the following series.
2, 7, 36, 4, 14, 225, 6, 21, ?

A425

B576

C571

D570

E566

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

2, 7, 36, 4, 14, 225, 6, 21, ?
Break the above series as below
2, 4, 6 -------- (1)
7,14,21 -------- (2)
6^2, 15^2 ------- (3)
from (3) 6,15, diff is (+9) so it will 15+9 = 24
24^2 = 576

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