# Series

• Last Updated : 13 May, 2016

12
 Question 1
What will be the next number? 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17…….
 A 21 B 19 C 25 D 20
Arithmetic Aptitude    Series
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Question 1 Explanation:
This is a sequence of prime numbers
 Question 2
Find wrong number in series:
12, 25, 49, 99, 187, 395, 789
 A 789 B 187 C 99 D 49
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Question 2 Explanation:
12*2+1 =25
25*2-1 = 49
49*2+1 = 99
395*2-1 = 789
 Question 3
Find wrong number in series:
34, 7, 37, 14, 36, 28, 43, 56
 A 14 B 36 C 28 D 56
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Question 3 Explanation:
mixture of series (alternate numbers)
34+3=37,
37+3 =40...
7*2= 14
14*2= 28
28*2 =56
 Question 4
Find wrong number in series:
1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 32, 49, 64
 A 9 B 25 C 32 D 64
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Question 4 Explanation:
Square of natural numbers:
12=1, 22 =4, 32=9..............82=64
 Question 5
Find wrong number in series:
2, 7, 10, 22, 18, 37, 26, 46
 A 10 B 18 C 26 D 46
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Question 5 Explanation:
two alternate series:
2+8 =10
7+15=22
10+8 =18
22+15=37
37+15 = 52
so, +8, +15, +8, +15, ......
 Question 6
Find wrong number in series:
4, 12, 48, 240, 1240, 10080
 A 12 B 240 C 1240 D 10080
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Question 6 Explanation:
4*3=12
12*4=48
48*5 = 240
240*6 = 1440
 Question 7
Find wrong number in series:
2, 3, 6, 0, 8, -3, 14, -6
 A 3 B 0 C 8 D 3
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Question 7 Explanation:
two alternate series:
2+4 =6,
3-3 =0
6+4 =10,
0-3 =-3
10+4 =14
-3-3 =-6
 Question 8
Find wrong number in series:
1, 8, 27, 64, 81, 216, 343
 A 1 B 27 C 81 D 343
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Question 8 Explanation:
cubes of natural numbers
81 is not the cube of desired number
 Question 9
Find wrong number in series:
4, 5, 7, 12, 19, 35
 A 12 B 19 C 35
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Question 9 Explanation:
4+20=5
5+21=7
7+22=11
11+23=19
19+24=35
 Question 10
Find wrong number in series:
23, 29, 31, 33, 41, 43, 47
 A 29 B 33 C 41 D 47
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Question 10 Explanation:
prime numbers from 23
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