Verbal Reasoning – Number Series Aptitude Questions and Answers with solutions and Explanations for Bank PO, UPSC, CSAT, MBA, CAT, SSC-CGL, IBPS, Bank Clerical etc.

Verbal Reasoning →Series Completion → Number Series→Question : 58

Find the missing term in the following series: 5824, 5242, ?, 4247, 3823 [A]4467 [B]4718 [C]4856 [D]5164 Show Answer 4718 In the above question, each term in the series is obtained by subtracting from the preceding term the number formed by the first three digits of the preceding term. So, missing term = 5242 –

Verbal Reasoning →Series Completion → Number Series→Question : 57

Find the missing term in the following series: 589654237, 89654237, 8965423, 9654423, ? [A]58965 [B]65423 [C]89654 [D]96542 Show Answer 96542 In the above question, the digits are removed one by one from the beginning and the end in order alternately so as to obtain the subsequent terms of the series.

Verbal Reasoning →Series Completion → Number Series→Question : 55

Find the missing term in the following series: 2, 8, 16, 128, ? [A]2042 [B]2046 [C]2048 [D]2056 Show Answer 2048 In the above question, each term in the series, except the first two terms, is the product of the preceding two terms. So, missing term = 16 x 128 = 2048

Verbal Reasoning →Series Completion → Number Series→Question : 54.

Find the missing term in the following series: 10, 14, 26, 42, 70, ? [A]100 [B]102 [C]106 [D]114 Show Answer 114 In the above question, each term in the series, except the first two terms, is 2 more than the sum of the preceding two terms. So, missing term = ( 42 + 70) +

Verbal Reasoning →Series Completion → Number Series→Question : 52

Find the missing term in the following series: 563, 647, 479, 815, ? [A]672 [B]386 [C]279 [D]143 Show Answer 143 In the above question, the pattern is + 84, – 168, + 336, …………… i.e. + 84, (84 x 2), + ( 84 x 2²),…………. So, missing term = 815 – ( 84 x 2³)

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