Quantitative Aptitude: Number Series Set 3

Directions: The following series are based on a specific pattern. In these series one number is wrong, find that odd one.

  1. 7, 23, 57, 109, 191, 307
    A) 191
    B) 307
    C) 109
    D) 57
    E) 23
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    Option D
    Pattern:

    23 – 12, 33 – 22, 43 – 32, 53 – 42, ….
  2. 128, 72, 96, 240, 840, 3780
    A) 96
    B) 72
    C) 240
    D) 3780
    E) 840
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    Option B
    Pattern:

    112×0.5, 56×1.5, 84×2.5, 210×3.5,
  3. 145, 170, 195, 224, 252, 290
    A) 224
    B) 170
    C) 252
    D) 195
    E) 290
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    Option C
    Pattern:

    122+1, 132+1, 142-1, 152-1, 162+1,
  4. 23, 12, 13, 21, 44, 170, 340.5
    A) 12
    B) 13
    C) 21
    D) 44
    E) 170
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    Option E
    Pattern:

    11*0.5 + 0.5, 6*1 + 1, 7*1.5 + 1.5, 12*2 + 2, 26*2.5 + 2.5
  5. 4, 5, 11, 39, 175, 1127, 7881
    A) 1127
    B) 175
    C) 5
    D) 11
    E) 39
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    Option B
    Pattern:

    ×2 – 3, ×3 – 4, ×4 – 5, ×5 – 6, ×6 – 7
  6. 6, 9, 30, 90, 432, 2520
    A) 9
    B) 432
    C) 90
    D) 30
    E) 2520
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    Option D
    Pattern:

    6×2 – 6/2, 9×3 – 9/3, 24×4 – 24/4, 90×5 – 90/5, 432×6 – 432/6
  7. 10, 6, 14, 9, 32, 16, 80
    A) 9
    B) 14
    C) 6
    D) 32
    E) 16
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    Option B
    Pattern:

    – 22, + 23, – 32, + 33, – 42,
  8. 5760, 352, 40, 8, 6.5, 2.5
    A) 8
    B) 6.5
    C) 40
    D) 352
    E) 2.5
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    Option B
    Pattern:

    5760/16 – 16/2 = 352
    352/8 – 8/2 = 40
    40/4 – 4/2 = 8
    8/2 – 2/2 = 3
    3/1 – 1/2 = 2.5
  9. 6, 9, 23, 55, 92, 151, 229
    A) 151
    B) 92
    C) 55
    D) 23
    E) 229
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    Option C
    Pattern:

  10. 8, 2, 2, 4.5, 25, 112.5, 1012.5
    A) 1012.5
    B) 112.5
    C) 4.5
    D) 25
    E) None of these
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    Option D
    Pattern:

    × 0.52, × 12, × 1.52, × 22, × 2.52

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