This set of Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Sequencing”. These questions are beneficial for various competitive exams, placement interviews, and entrance tests.

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 second from the left in the photograph ?

a) Komal

b) Aakriti

c) Ankita

d) Disha

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

Hence, the answer is Aakriti.

2. What is the next number in the series. 21, 16, 22, 15, 23, 14, …..?

a) 24

b) 13

c) 21

d) 19

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Explanation: Here, in this series the alternate digits follows pattern.

i.e. 21 → 22 → 23.

Similarly, 16 → 15→ 14. So the next number will be 24.

Hence, the answer is 24.

3. Find the next number in the series : 61, 52, 63, 94, 46, …. ?

a) 18

b) 81

c) 35

d) 49

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Explanation: Here, each number is reverse of a number which is square of a number.

i.e. 42=16→61, 52=25→52, 62=36→63, 72=49→94, 82=64→46.

So, the next number will be 92=81→18.

Hence, the answer is 18.

4. A person is sixth in the queue from either end. How many people are there in the queue ?

a) 9

b) 11

c) 15

d) 10

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Explanation: Here, that person is in sixth position from either end of the queue i.e. 5 people stands in front of him and 5 people stand behind him.

Therefore, total number of people will be 11.

Hence the answer is 11.

5. A cowherd had 23 cows. All but seven died. How many will he have left?

a) 7

b) 11

c) 8

d) 9

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Explanation: Here, it is given that all cows died except 7 cows i.e. out of 23, 16 cows died.

Hence, the answer is 7.

6. Complete the series 34, 45, 57, ?, 54, 43.

a) 88

b) 92

c) 75

d) 63

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

Hence, the answer is 75.

7. Complete the following series 3, 8, 15, 24, …?

a) 38

b) 35

c) 28

d) 42

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Explanation: Here, the pattern followed is :-

3×1=3, 4×2=8, 5×3=15, 6×4=24. Similarly 7×5=35.

Hence, the answer is 35.

8. Complete the following series 2, 6, 15, 31, 56…?

a) 84

b) 92

c) 72

d) 87

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Explanation: Here, the difference between the digits is the square of digits i.e.

6-2 = 4 = 22, 15-6 = 9 = 32, 31-15 = 16 =42, 56-31 = 25 = 52.

Similarly, 92-56 = 36 = 62

Hence, the answer is 36.

9. Complete the following series 4, 8, 24, 120, 840…?

a) 8249

b) 6829

c) 9240

d) 9284

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Explanation: Here, the series follows the following pattern.

4×2=8, 8×3=24, 24×5=120, 120×7=840.

Similarly, 840×11=9240.

Hence, the answer is 9240.

10. In a row of 26 girls, when Sakshi shifted four places towards the left, she become 10^{th} from the left end. What was her earlier position form the right end of the row?

a) 10^{th}

b) 11^{th}

c) 12^{th}

d) 13^{th}

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Explanation: Here, there are 26 girls and Sakshi is in 10

^{th}position from left end after shifting. i.e. Sakshi is in 14

^{th}position from left before shifting. So 26 – 14 = 12 i.e. there are 12 girls before Sakshi, so her position was 13

^{th}from the right end.

Hence, the answer is 13

^{th}.

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