Sequence and Series Maths Questions in English with Solution for competitive exams. Selected MCQ question answer from the previous year exam question paper is very useful for upcoming SSC, UPSSSC, Bank examinations.

## Practice Set : Sequence and Series

**Question 1:** The next number of the sequence 3, 5, 9, 17, 33 ….. is :

(1) 65

(2) 60

(3) 50

(4) 49

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**Question 2:** Find the missing number of the sequence : “ 3, 14, 25, 36, 47, ?”

(1) 1114

(2) 1111

(3) 1113

(4) None of these

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**Question 3: ** The next term of the sequence 1, 2, 5, 26, … is :

(1) 677

(2) 47

(3) 50

(4) 152

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**Question 4:** The missing term in the sequence 0, 3, 8, 15, 24, ..,.., 48 is

(1) 35

(2) 30

(3) 36

(4) 39

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**Question 5:** In the sequence of numbers 5,8, 15, 20, 29, 40, 53, one number is wrong. The wrong number is

(1) 15

(2) 20

(3) 29

(4) 40

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**Question 6:** 1 + 2 + 3 + ….. + 49 + 50 + 49 +48 + …… + 3 + 2 + 1 is equal to

(1) 1250

(2) 2500

(3) 2525

(4) 5000

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**Question 7 :** The next number in the sequence 2, 8, 18, 32, 50, …. is :

(1) 68

(2) 72

(3) 76

(4) 80

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**Question 8: **Next term of the sequence 8, 12, 9, 13, 10, 14, ….., is

(1) 11

(2) 15

(3) 16

(4) 17

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**Question 9:** The number of terms in the series 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 …+ 73 + 75 is

(1) 28

(2) 30

(3) 36

(4) 38

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Answer: (4) 38

**Question 10:** In the sequence of number 0, 7, 26, 63, ……., 215, 342 the missing term is

(1) 115

(2) 124

(3) 125

(4) 135

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**Answer:**(2) 124

**Question 11:** The sum (101 + 102 + 103 + ….+ 200) is equal to :

(1) 15000

(2) 15025

(3) 15050

(4) 25000

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**Answer:**(3) 15050

**Question 12:** Which term of the series 72, 63, 54, ……. is zero?

(1) 11th

(2) 10th

(3) 9th

(4) 8th

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**Answer:**(3) 9th

**Question 13:** The sum 9 + 16 + 25 + 36 + ….+ 100 is equal to :

(1) 350

(2) 380

(3) 400

(4) 420

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**Answer:**(2) 380

**Question 14 :**What is the 507th term of the sequence 1, –1, 2, –2, 1, –1, 2, – 2, 1,….?

(1) –1

(2) 1

(3) –2

(4) 2

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**Answer:**(4) 2

**Question 15:** If the 4th term of an arithmetic progression is 14 and the 12th term is 70, then the first term is :

(1) – 10

(2) – 7

(3) + 7

(4) + 10

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**Answer:**(2) – 7

**Question 16:** By adding the same constant to each of 31, 7, – 1 a geometric progression results. The common ratio is :

(1) 13

(2) 2

(3) – 12

(4) None of these

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**Answer:**(4) None of these

**Question 17:** The sum of the first 8 terms of a geometric progression is 6560 and the common ratio is 3. The first term is

(1) 1

(2) 2

(3) 3

(4) 4

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**Answer:**(2) 2

**Question 18:** How many terms of the series“1 + 2 + 3 ……” add upto 5050?

(1) 50

(2) 51

(3) 100

(4) 101

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**Answer:**(3) 100

**Question 19:**The seventh term of the sequence 1, 3, 6, 10, ……… is :

(1) 20

(2) 26

(3) 28

(4) 32

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**Answer:**(3) 28

**Question 20 :** If the 10th term of the sequence a, a – b, a –2b, a – 3b, … is 20 and the 20th term is 10, then the xth term of the series is

(1) 10 – x

(2) 20 – x

(3) 29 – x

(4) 30 – x

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**Answer:**(4) 30 – x

Thanks for attempt Sequence and Series questions practice set for the preparation of competitive exams.