IBPS Clerk Study Tips 2018: Sample Questions on Number Series in Quant Section

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Highlights

  • Candidates should first decide whether the series is increasing, decreasing or alternating.

  • If change is Slow or Gradual then, it is difference series

  • If change is equally sharp, then it is ratio series

  • If the series is alternating or irregular, then there might be mix of two series together

Number series

Aspirants must be involved in exam preparation for IBPS Clerk Exam 2018. This is the correct time to clear your concept and practice mock questions. Safalta has started providing sample question based on all the topics of Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English, and General Awareness and so on. 

As the topic suggests, the candidates will be given a series of alphabetical letters or numbers or sometimes combinations of both would be given, which would be generally called the terms of the series.The aspirants are required to study the given series, identify the pattern followed in the series and either complete the given series with the most suitable alternative

Factors to be Considered for Solving Series

  • Candidates should first decide whether the series is increasing, decreasing or alternating.
  • If the given series is increasing or decreasing, then candidates should check following
  1. Change is Slow or Gradual then, it is difference series
  2. Change is equally sharp, then it is ratio series
  3. If the series is alternating or irregular, then there might be mix of two series together
  • Decide and Complete the series accordingly.

 

1) 1, 4, 9, 16, 23, 25, 36.

(A) 9
(B) 23
(C) 25
(D) 36

2) 41, 43, 47, 53, 61, 71, 73, 81.

(A) 61
(B) 71
(C) 73
(D) 81

3) 8, 27, 64, 100, 125, 216, 343.

(A) 27
(B) 100
(C) 125
(D) 343

4) 3, 5, 9, 11, 14, 17, 21.

(A) 21
(B) 17
(C) 14
(D) 9

5) 10, 25, 45, 54, 60, 75, 80.

(A) 10
(B) 45
(C) 54
(D) 75.

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