# Sequencing Questions and Answers – Set 2

This set of Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Sequencing – Set 2”.

1. Four girls are sitting on a bench to be photographed. Komal is to the left of Aakriti. Disha is to the right of Aakriti. Ankita is between Aakriti and Disha. Who would be fourth from the right in the photograph?
a) Komal
b) Aakriti
c) Ankita
d) Disha

Explanation: Here, the sitting order is Komal→Aakriti→Ankita→Disha.

2. Identify the wrong number in the series. 2, 4, 8, 14, 22, 30?
a) 2
b) 14
c) 22
d) 30

Explanation: Here, the series follows a pattern.
i.e., 2+2 = 4+4 = 8+6 = 14+8 = 22.
Similarly, 22+10 = 32. So the wrong number is 30.

3. Find the next number in the series: 81, 100, 121, 144, 169, ….?
a) 182
b) 812
c) 196
d) 249

Explanation: Here, each number is square of a number.
i.e., 92=81, 102=100, 112=121, 122=144, 132=169.
So, the next number will be 142=196.

4. A person is fourth in the queue from either end. How many people are there in the queue?
a) 9
b) 11
c) 7
d) 10

Explanation: Here, that person is in fourth position from either end of the queue i.e. 3 people stands in front of him and 3 people stand behind him.
Therefore, total number of people will be 7.

5. A cage had 13 birds. All but three manages to escape. How many birds left?
a) 7
b) 3
c) 8
d) 9

Explanation: Here, it is given that all birds escape except 3 birds i.e. out of 13, 10 birds escape.

6. Complete the series 27, 35, 47 ,?, 53, 72.
a) 28
b) 62
c) 74
d) 63

Explanation: Here, in the series after first three numbers, remaining three numbers are reversed number of previous numbers.

7. Complete the following series 8, 20, 36, 56, …?
a) 68
b) 80
c) 58
d) 42

Explanation: Here, the pattern followed is:-
4×2=8, 5×4=20, 6×6=36, 7×8=56. Similarly, 8×10=80.

8. Complete the following series 2, 18, 27, 43, 68…?
a) 84
b) 92
c) 104
d) 87

Explanation: Here, the difference between the digits is the square of digits i.e.
18-2 = 16 = 42, 27-18 = 9 = 32, 43-27 = 16 =42, 68-43 = 25 = 52.
Similarly, 104-68 = 36 = 62

9. Complete the following series 4, 8, 24, 120, 840…?
a) 82492
b) 68295
c) 11550
d) 92843

Explanation: Here, the series follows the following pattern.
5×2=10, 10×3=30, 30×5=150, 150×7=1050.
Similarly, 1050×11=11550.

10. In a row of 26 boys, when Hrithik shifted six places towards the left, he become 10th from the left end. What was his earlier position form the right end of the row?
a) 10th
b) 11th
c) 12th
d) 13th

Explanation: Here, there are 26 boys and Hrithik is in 10th position from left end after shifting. i.e. Hrithik is in 16th position from left before shifting. So 26 – 16 = 10 i.e. there are 11 boys before Hrithik, so his position was 11th from the right end.