# Find Out Next Number Of These Series

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### There are 2 dogs before a dog and two dogs after a dog; how many dogs are there in total?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

4

• D.

5

B. 3
Explanation
The question states that there are 2 dogs before a dog and two dogs after a dog. This means that there is a dog in the middle, with 2 dogs on either side. Therefore, the total number of dogs is 3.

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• 3.

### Which one of these is least like the other?

• A.

Car

• B.

Mouse

• C.

Lion

• D.

Elephant

• E.

Snake

E. Snake
Explanation
The correct answer is "Snake" because it is the only option that is not a mammal. Car, mouse, lion, and elephant are all mammals, while snake is a reptile.

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• 4.

### 29, 27, 24, 20, 15…..what is next?

• A.

7

• B.

8

• C.

9

• D.

10

C. 9
Explanation
The given sequence is decreasing by a certain number each time. The first number is 29, and then it decreases by 2 to get 27. Then it decreases by 3 to get 24, then by 4 to get 20, and finally by 5 to get 15. Therefore, the next number in the sequence should decrease by 6, resulting in 9.

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• 5.

### 2, 10, 12, 60, 62, 310… What is next?

• A.

320

• B.

315

• C.

300

• D.

312

D. 312
Explanation
The pattern in the given sequence is that each number is obtained by multiplying the previous number by 5 and adding 2. For example, 2 * 5 + 2 = 12, 12 * 5 + 2 = 62, and so on. Applying the same pattern, the next number would be 310 * 5 + 2 = 1552. However, since this option is not available, the closest number that follows the pattern is 310 * 5 + 2 = 1552. Therefore, the next number in the sequence is 312.

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• 6.

### 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64….What is next?

• A.

84

• B.

96

• C.

125

• D.

128

D. 128
Explanation
The pattern in the given sequence is that each number is being multiplied by 2 to get the next number. Starting with 2, each subsequent number is obtained by multiplying the previous number by 2. Therefore, the next number in the sequence would be 64 * 2 = 128.

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• 7.

### There are 10 people at a party. 3 leave and 2 fall asleep. How many people are left?

• A.

5

• B.

7

• C.

8

• D.

15

B. 7
Explanation
After 3 people leave the party, there are still 7 people remaining. Even though 2 people fall asleep, they are still physically present at the party. Therefore, the total number of people left is 7.

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• 8.

### PEACH is to HCAEP as 46251 is to

15264
Explanation
The word "PEACH" is the reverse spelling of "HCAEP", with the letters in reverse order. Similarly, the number "46251" is the reverse order of "15264". Therefore, the correct answer is 15264.

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• 9.

### If all Bloops are Razzies and all Razzies are Lazzies, then all Bloops are definitely Lazzies?

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
This is an example of a valid logical deduction known as the transitive property. If all Bloops are Razzies (Bloops â†’ Razzies) and all Razzies are Lazzies (Razzies â†’ Lazzies), then it follows that all Bloops are Lazzies (Bloops â†’ Lazzies). Therefore, the statement "all Bloops are definitely Lazzies" is true.

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• 10.

### Mary, who is sixteen years old, is four times as old as her brother. How old will Mary be when she is twice as old as her brother?

24
Explanation
Mary is currently 16 years old and four times as old as her brother. This means her brother is 16/4 = 4 years old. To find out when Mary will be twice as old as her brother, we need to determine the age gap between them. Currently, the age gap is 16-4 = 12 years. Since Mary is currently 16, she will be twice as old as her brother when she is 16+12 = 28 years old. Therefore, Mary will be 24 years old when she is twice as old as her brother.

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• 11.

### 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 21- Which one doesn’t belong to this series?

4
Explanation
The given series follows the Fibonacci sequence, where each number is the sum of the two preceding ones. Starting with 1 and 1, the next number is 2, then 3, and so on. However, the number 4 does not fit this pattern as it is not the sum of the two preceding numbers (2 and 3). Therefore, 4 does not belong to this series.

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• 12.

### __________outside the cinema when suddenly a police car arrived.

• A.

Stood

• B.

Was standing

• C.

Have stood

• D.

Am standing

B. Was standing
Explanation
The correct answer is "was standing". This is because the sentence is describing an ongoing action in the past. The past continuous tense is used to indicate this, and "was standing" is the correct form of the verb "to stand" in the past continuous tense.

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• 13.

### Shall we go to The Riceboat for dinner. It __________be fully booked. They’re sometimes busy on a Monday.

• A.

Will

• B.

May

• C.

Can

• D.

Must

B. May
Explanation
The correct answer is "may" because the sentence suggests that The Riceboat restaurant could possibly be fully booked for dinner. The use of "may" indicates a possibility or uncertainty, which aligns with the statement that they are sometimes busy on a Monday.

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• 14.

### We’ve __________ come back from a trip to India. It was amazing.

• A.

• B.

Yet

• C.

Just

• D.

Only

C. Just
Explanation
The word "just" is the correct answer because it indicates that the speaker has recently returned from a trip to India. It implies that the trip has just ended and emphasizes the freshness of the experience. The other options, "already," "yet," and "only," do not convey the same meaning of recentness and do not fit in the context of the sentence.

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• 15.

### I’ve got to be at work in five minutes. Don’t worry, I __________you a lift if you want.

• A.

Give

• B.

Am giving

• C.

I'll give

• D.

'm going to give

C. I'll give
Explanation
The correct answer is "I'll give." This is because the speaker is making a promise or offering to give the person a lift to work. The contraction "I'll" is short for "I will," indicating a future action.

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• 16.

### My doctor advised me__________ more medication.

• A.

Take

• B.

Taking

• C.

Having taken

• D.

To take

D. To take
Explanation
The correct answer is "to take" because the phrase "advised me" indicates that the doctor is giving a recommendation or suggestion. In this case, the doctor is advising the person to take more medication. The phrase "to take" is the infinitive form of the verb and is commonly used after the verb "advise" to indicate the action that is being recommended.

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• 17.

### I couldn’t __________ up with the noise in the city, so we moved to the countryside.

• A.

Put

• B.

Live

• C.

Set

• D.

Take

A. Put
Explanation
The correct answer is "put." In the sentence, the speaker is expressing their inability to tolerate or handle the noise in the city. The word "put" is used here to convey the action of placing oneself or one's family in a different location, specifically the countryside, in order to escape the noise.

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• 18.

### There’s no name on this dictionary. It __________be mine then. Mine’s got my name on the front.

• A.

Might not

• B.

Mustn't

• C.

Won't

• D.

Can't

D. Can't
Explanation
The speaker states that there is no name on the dictionary, which suggests that it cannot be theirs since their dictionary has their name on it. Therefore, the correct answer is "can't," as it indicates that it is impossible for the dictionary to belong to the speaker.

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• 19.

### Julia __________ married since she was 20.

• A.

Is

• B.

Was

• C.

Has been

• D.

Is being

C. Has been
Explanation
The correct answer is "has been". This is because the sentence is talking about an action that started in the past (when Julia was 20) and is still continuing in the present. "Has been" is the present perfect tense, which is used to talk about actions that started in the past and have a connection to the present.

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• 20.

### Don’t worry if I __________ late tonight. I’m going to the gym after work.

• A.

Am

• B.

Will do be

• C.

Would be

• D.

Was

A. Am
Explanation
The correct answer is "am" because the sentence is referring to a future action (going to the gym after work) and the speaker is expressing their certainty about it happening. The present tense "am" is used to indicate a planned or scheduled event in the near future.

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• 21.

### I’ve got a terrible headache, and it won’t go away. Have you tried __________ some aspirin?

• A.

To take

• B.

Take

• C.

Took

• D.

Taking

D. Taking
Explanation
The question is asking for a suggestion on how to relieve a terrible headache. The correct answer, "taking," is the present participle form of the verb "take." This suggests that the person should try the action of taking some aspirin to alleviate the headache.

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• 22.

### I __________ to be picking Tom up at the station but I’ve lost my keys.

• A.

Am supposed

• B.

Am requested

• C.

Am intended

• D.

Am obliged

A. Am supposed
Explanation
The correct answer is "am supposed". In this sentence, the speaker had a plan or expectation to pick Tom up at the station. However, they are unable to do so because they have lost their keys. "Am supposed" implies that there was an expectation or responsibility for the speaker to pick Tom up, but circumstances prevented them from fulfilling it.

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• 23.

### How about going to Colors nightclub? There’s no__________ I’m going there. It’s awful!

• A.

Hope

• B.

Way

• C.

Time

• D.

Oppurtunity

B. Way
Explanation
The speaker states that there is no way they are going to Colors nightclub because they find it awful. This suggests that the word "way" is the correct answer as it fits logically in the context of the sentence. The other options, such as hope, time, and opportunity, do not make sense in this context and do not provide a suitable explanation for the speaker's statement.

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• 24.

### By the age of 18, I __________not to go to university.

• A.

• B.

Decided

• C.

Have decided

• D.

Was deciding

Explanation
The correct answer is "had decided." This is because the sentence is referring to a past event that happened before the age of 18. "Had decided" is the past perfect tense, indicating that the decision was made before a specific point in the past.

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• 25.

### I’m afraid your car __________ repaired before next week.

• A.

Hasn't been

• B.

Wasn't

• C.

Wouldn't be

• D.

Can't be

D. Can't be
Explanation
The correct answer is "can't be" because it indicates that it is not possible for the car to be repaired before next week. This implies that there are certain constraints or limitations preventing the repair from happening within the specified time frame.

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