# Sequencing Questions and Answers – Set 4

This set of Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Sequencing – Set 4”.

1. Five girls are standing in a row to be photographed. Komal is to the left of Aakriti. Disha is to the right of Aakriti. Ankita is between Aakriti and Soumya. Who would be rightmost girl in the photograph?
a) Soumya
b) Aakriti
c) Ankita
d) Disha

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

2. Identify the wrong number in the series. 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 12, 21, 34?
a) 8
b) 12
c) 20
d) 34

Explanation: Here, the series is a Fibonacci series.
i.e. a number in the series is the sum of previous two numbers.
So, in this 5+8 = 13. So the wrong number is 12.

3. Find the next number in the series: 15, 24, 35, 48, 63, …. ?
a) 82
b) 80
c) 95
d) 49

Explanation: Here, each number is one less than square of a number.
i.e. 42=16-1=15, 52=25-1=24, 62=36-1=35, 72=49-1=48, 82=64-1=63.
So, the next number will be 92=81-1=80.

4. A person is sixth in the queue from starting. If he shifts 2 positions forward, now he is sixth from the end. How many people are there in the queue?
a) 9
b) 11
c) 7
d) 8

Explanation: Here, that person is in sixth position from starting of the queue i.e. 5 people stands in front of him and when he shifts 2 positions forward he is in sixth position from the end i.e. 5 people stand behind him and 3 person stands in front of him.
Therefore, total number of people will be 9.

5. A cage had 15 birds. All but seven manages to escape. How many birds actually escape?
a) 7
b) 3
c) 8
d) 9

Explanation: Here, it is given that all birds escape except 7 birds i.e. out of 15, 8 birds escape.

6. Complete the series 12, 34, 87, ?, 43, 21.
a) 28
b) 62
c) 78
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, 16, 64, 384, 2784 …?
a) 68530
b) 80369
c) 27840
d) 40935

Explanation: Here, the pattern followed is:-
8×2=16, 16×4=64, 64×6=384, 384×8=2784. Similarly, 2784×10=27840.

8. Complete the following series 4, 20, 29, 45, 70…?
a) 114
b) 94
c) 106
d) 89

Explanation: Here, the difference between the digits is the square of digits i.e.
28-12 = 16 = 42, 37-28 = 9 = 32, 53-37 = 16 =42, 78-53 = 25 = 52.
Similarly, 114-78 = 36 = 62

9. Complete the following series 6, 12, 36, 144, 720…?
a) 8249
b) 6825
c) 5040
d) 2843

Explanation: Here, the series follows the following pattern.
7×2=14, 14×3=42, 42×4=168, 168×5=840.
Similarly, 840×6=5040.

10. In a row of 28 boys, when Samyak shifted five places towards the left, he become 11th 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 28 boys and Samyak is in 11th position from left end after shifting. i.e. Sourav is in 16th position from left before shifting. So 28 – 16 = 12 i.e. there are 12 boys before Samyak, so his position was 13th from the right end.