Odd Man Out and Series


  1. 5, 16, 6, 16, 7, 16, 7, 16, 9 ?
    1. 9
    2. 7
    3. 6
    4. None of these

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    Terms at odd places are 5, 6, 7, 8 etc. and each term at even place is 16. So, 9 is wrong.

    Correct Option: A

    Terms at odd places are 5, 6, 7, 8 etc. and each term at even place is 16. So, 9 is wrong.


  1. 582, 605, 588, 611, 634, 617, 600 ?
    1. 634
    2. 611
    3. 605
    4. 600

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    Alternately 23 is added and 17 is subtracted from the terms. So, 634 is wrong.

    Correct Option: A

    Alternately 23 is added and 17 is subtracted from the terms. So, 634 is wrong.



  1. 22, 33, 66, 99, 121, 279, 594 ?
    1. 33
    2. 121
    3. 279
    4. 594

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    Each number except 279 is a multiple of 11.

    Correct Option: C

    Each number except 279 is a multiple of 11.


  1. 2, 5, 10, 50, 500, 5000 ?
    1. 0
    2. 5
    3. 10
    4. 5000

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    Pattern is 1st x 2nd = 3rd; 2nd x 3rd = 4th, 3rd x 4th = 5th.

    Correct Option: D

    Pattern is 1st x 2nd = 3rd; 2nd x 3rd = 4th, 3rd x 4th = 5th. But 4th x 5th = 50 x 500 = 25000 ≠ 5000 = 6th.



  1. 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, 216, (...) :
    1. 354
    2. 343
    3. 392
    4. 245

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    Number are 13, 23, 33, 43, 53, 63.

    Correct Option: B

    Number are 13, 23, 33, 43, 53, 63.

    So, the missing number is 73 = 343.