Questions 1-4 were asked in exam, 5-10 are based on it.

**Directions: The following series are based on a certain pattern. One of the number in series is wrong. Find that off one out.**

- 9, 5, 6, 10.5, 24, 60, 183

A) 5

B) 6

C) 10.5

D) 24

E) 60

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**Option D**

Pattern:

*0.5 + 0.5, * 1+ 1, *1.5 + 1.5, *2 + 2, *2.5 + 2.5, *3 + 3

S0, 10.5*2 + 2 = 23

- 55, 272, 398, 463, 491, 498, 502

A) 272

B) 398

C) 463

D) 491

E) 498

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**Option E**

Pattern:

+ (6^{3}+1), + (5^{3}+1), + (4^{3}+1), + (3^{3}+1), +(2^{3}+1), + (1^{3}+1)

So, 491 + (2^{3}+1) = 500

- 196, 194, 198, 190, 206, 172, 238

A) 194

B) 198

C) 190

D) 206

E) 172

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**Option E**

Pattern:

-2, +4, -8, +16, -32, +64

So, 206 – 32 = 174

- 1, 2, 6, 21, 88, 450, 2676

A) 2

B) 6

C) 21

D) 88

E) 450

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**Option E**

Pattern:

*1 + 1, 82 + 2, *3 + 3, *4 + 4, *5 + 5, *6 + 6

So, 88*5 + 5 = 445

- 125, 128, 122, 134, 112, 158, 62

A) 128

B) 122

C) 134

D) 112

E) 158

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**Option D**

Pattern:

+3, -6, +12, -24, +48, -96

So, 134 – 24 = 110

- 4, 5, 8, 27, 102, 525, 3144

A) 5

B) 8

C) 27

D) 102

E) 525

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**Option D**

Pattern:

*1 + 1, *2 – 2, *3 + 3, *4 – 4, *5 + 5, *6 – 6

So, 27*4 – 4 = 104

- 3, 7, 16, 35, 73, 133, 222

A) 7

B) 16

C) 35

D) 73

E) 133

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**Option C**

Pattern:

……..+4…….+9…….+20…….+37…….+60…….+89…..

. +5……+11……..+17……..+23…….+29

. +6……..+6………+6……….+6

So, 16+30 = 36

- 37, 72, 96, 111, 119, 121, 122

A) 72

B) 96

C) 111

D) 119

E) 121

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**Option E**

Pattern:

+ (6^{2}-1), + (5^{2}-1), + (4^{2}-1), + (3^{2}-1), +(2^{2}-1), + (1^{2}-1)

So, 119 +(2^{2}-1) = 122

- 21, 10, 9, 14, 22, 52.5, 154.5

A) 10

B) 9

C) 14

D) 22

E) 52.5

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**Option C**

Pattern:

*0.5 – 0.5, *1 – 1, *1.5 – 1.5, *2 – 2, *2.5 – 2.5, *3 – 3

So, 9*1.5 – 1.5 = 12

- 45, 46, 54, 81, 145, 174, 206

A) 46

B) 54

C) 81

D) 145

E) 174

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**Option E**

Pattern:

+1^{2}, +2^{3}, +3^{2}, +4^{3}, +5^{2}, +6^{3}

So, 145+5^{2} = 170