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NUMBER, RANKING & TIME SEQUENCE

# NUMBER, RANKING & TIME SEQUENCE Related MCQ Test For Bank Exam

In this type of questions generally you are given a long series of numbers.Related to number series, Ranking or Time series.
The candidate is required to find out -
NUMBER TEST:
1. How many times a number satisfying the conditions, specified in the question, occurs.
2. Number followed
3. The following series of numbers which are preceded by another number.
4. Ask for number rank accordind to position. (left, middle, right)
5. How many numbers are there in the following sequence.

MCQ Type - 1. How many 7’s are there in the following series which are not immediately followed by 3 but immediately preceded by 8?       (L.I.C. 1994)
8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 6 9 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 7 8 7 3 7 7 9 4
(a) 10
(b) 3
(--c) 2
(d) 0
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 2. Count each 1 in the following sequence of numbers that is immediately followed by 2, if 2 is not immediately followed by 3. How many such l’s are there?
1 2 1 3 4 5 1 2 3 5 2 1 2 6 1 4 5 1 1 2 4 1 2 3 2 1 7 5 2 1 2 5
(a) 2
(--b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 7
(e) 9

MCQ Type - 3. How many 7’s are there in the following series which are preceded by 6 which is not preceded by 8? (B.S.R.B. 1995)
8 7 6 7 8 6 7 5 6 7 9 7 6 1 6 7 7 6 8 8 6 9 7 6 8 7
(a) Nil
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(--e) None of these

MCQ Type - 4. Count each 7 which is not immediately preceded by 5 but is immediately followed by either 2 or 3. How many such 7’s are there? (S.S.C. 1993)
5 7 2 6 5 7 3 8 3 7 3 2 5 7 2 7 3 4 8 2 6 7 8
(--a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5

MCQ Type - 5. How many 6’s are there in the following series of numbers which are preceded by 7 but not immediately followed by 9? (Railways, 1994)
6 7 9 5 6 9 7 6 8 7 6 7 8 6 9 4 6 7 7 6 9 5 7 6 3
(a) One
(b) Two
(--c) Three
(d) Four

MCQ Type - 6.  In the following list of numerals, how many 2’s are followed by l’s but not preceded by 4?  (CM 1993)
4 2 1 2 1 4 2 1 1 2 4 4 4 1 2 2 1 2 1 4 4 2 1 4 2 1 2 1 2 4 1 4 2 1 2 4 1 4 6
(a) Two
(b) Three
(--c) Four
(d) Five

MCQ Type - 7. Which is the third number to the left of the number which is exactly in the middle of the following sequence of numbers?
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1 __ 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
(a) 3
(--b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 6
(e) 7

MCQ Type - 8. How many 3’s are there in the following sequence which is neither preceded by nor immediately followed by 9?  (S.B.I.P.O. 1994)
9 3 6 6 3 9 5 9 3 7 8 9 1 6 3 9 6 3 9
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(--e) None of these

MCQ Type - 9.  How many 5's are there in the following sequence which are immediately
followed by 3 but not immediately preceded by 7 ?    (Bank P.O. 1*97)
895325385568733577 5 3 65335738
(a) One    ib) Two    (--c) Three    (d) Four    (e) More than four

MCQ Type - 10. How many even numbers are there in the following sequence of numbers
which are immediately followed by an odd number as well as immediately
preceded by an even number ?    (Bank P.O. 1995)
8676 8 9 32753422355228119
(a) One    (6) Three    (c) Five    (d) Six    (--e) None of these

MCQ Type - 11.  In the series,     ( C A T . 1997)
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how many pairs of successive numbers have a difference of 2 each ?
(a) 4    (6) 5    (--c) 6    (d) 7

MCQ Type - 12.  divisible by its immediately preceding and also divisible by immediately
succeeding numbers ?
824517284842282698454832843183
(a) 1    (6) 2    (c) 3    (--d) 4    (e) None of these

MCQ Type - 13.  Directions (Questions 1-2) : Study the number series given below and
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1. How many 7's are preceded by 9 and followed by 6 ?
(--a) 2
(6)3
(c)4
(d) 5
(e) None of these

2. Which figures have equal frequency ?
(a) 253
(6) 245
(c) 375
(--d) 865
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 14.  How many 6s are there in the following number sequence which are imme-
diately preceded by 9 but not immediately followed by 4 ?    (B.S.R.B. 1998)
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(a) One
(--b)Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) More than four

MCQ Type - 15.  In the following series of numbers, find out how many times, 1, 3 and 7 have
appeared together, 7 being in the middle and 1 and 3 on either side of 7 ? (S.B.I.P.O. 1991)
2 9 7 3 17 3 7 7 1 3 3 17 3 8 5 7 1 3 7 7 1 7 3 9 0 6
(--a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
d) More than 5
e) None of these

MCQ Type - 16.  In the series,
6 4 1 2 2 8 7 4 2 1 6 3 8 6 2 1 7 1 4 1 3 2 86
how many pairs of alternate numbers have a difference of 2 ?    ( C J L T . 1997)
a) One
(--b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

MCQ Type - 17.  How many even numbers are there in the following sequence of numbers which
are immediately followed by an odd number as well as immediately preceded
by an even number ?    (Bank P.O. 1996)
8 6 7 6 8 9 3 2 7 5 3 4 2 2 3 5 5 2 2 8 1 19
a) One
(6) Three
c) Five
d) Six
(--e) None of these

MCQ Type - 18.  If the numbers from 5 to 85 which are exactly divisible by 5 are arranged in
descending order, which would come at the eleventh place from the bottom ? (B.S.R.B. 1996)
(a) 35
(b) 45
(c) 50
(d) 60
(--e) None of the*e

MCQ Type - 19. How many numbers from 1 to 100 are there each of which is not only exactly
divisible by 4 but also has 4 as a digit ?
(--a) 7
(b) 10
(c) 20
(d) 21
(e) More than 21

MCQ Type - 20.  How many numbers amongst the numbers 9 to 54 are there which are exactly divisible by 9 but not by 3 ?    (Railways, 1995)
(a) 8
(b) 6
(c) 5
(--d) Nill

MCQ Type - 21.  How many numbers from 11 to 50 are there which are exactly divisible by 7 but not by 3 ?
ia) Two
(--b) Four
(c) Five
(d) Six
(e) Seven

MCQ Type - 22.  A number is greater than 3 but less than 8. Also, it is greater than 6 but less than 10. The number is
(a) 5
(b) 6
(--c) 7
(d) 8
(e) 9

MCQ Type - 23.  In the following number sequence, how many such even numbers are there which are exactly divisible by its immediate preceding number but not exactly divisible by its immediate following number ?    (Bank P.O. 1994)
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(a) One
(--6) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 24. Nitin was counting down from 32. Sumit was counting upwards the numbers starting from 1 and he was calling out only the odd numbers. What common number will they call out at the same time if they were calling out at the same speed ?    (L.I.C. 1994)
(a) 19
(b) 21
(c) 22
(--d) They will not call out the same number
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 25.  If the first and second digits in the sequence 5 9 8 1 3 2 7 4 3 8 are interchanged, also the third and fourth digits, the fifth and sixth digits and so on, which digit would be the seventh counting to your left ?    (Bank P.O. 1997)
(a) 1
(6) 4
(c) 7
(d) 8
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 26.
Directions (1 to 4) : Study the following number sequence
and answer the questions given below it :    (Bank P.O. 1995)
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1. How many odd numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately
followed by an odd number ?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) More than 4

2. How many even numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately
preceded by an odd number but immediately followed by an even number ?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(--c)3
(d) 4
(e) More than 4

3. How many odd numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately preceded
and also immediately followed by an even number ?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
--d) 4
(e) More than 4

4. In the following series, how many such odd numbers are there which are
divisible by 3 or 5. then followed by odd numbers and then also followed by
even numbers ?    (S.B.I.P.O. 1995)
12, 19, 21, 3, 25, 18, 35, 20, 22, 21, 45. 46, 47, 48, 9, 50, 52, 54, 55, 56
(a) Nil
(b) One
(--c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 27. What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

MCQ-(1) 105, 315, 693, 1287, 2145,........ ?
a. 3011
b. 3123
c. 3209
--d. 3315

MCQ-(2) 20, 24, 15, 31, 6, 42,........ ?
a. 7
b. 13
--c. -7
d. -1

MCQ-(3) 0, 5, 8, 17, 24, ........ ?
5  3   9   7     (9+4)
a. 31
b. 33
c. 35
--d. 37

MCQ-(4) 7, 16, 36, 78, 144, ........?
9    20   42   66
11    22   24
a. 168
b. 196
--c. 222
d. 256

MCQ-(5) 12, 14, 18, 26, 38, 62,....... ?
--a. 74
b. 82
c. 108
d. 112

MCQ Type - 28.  What should come in place of the............

MCQ-(1)  7200, 3600, 1200, ........    , 60, 10 ?
a) 200
b) 250
c) 350
d) 300
e) None of The Above
Ans: D (Divide 2  3   4   5   6)

MCQ-(2)  1,______, 24, 528, 16896
a) 2
b) 8
c) 5
d) 10
e) None of The Above
Ans: A ( X2  X12  X22  X32 )

MCQ-(3) 3, 5, 14, ______, 107
a) 42
b) 28
c) 30
d) 16
e) None of The Above
Ans: A
3-5 = 2  1^3+1
5-14 = 9  2^3+1
14-42 = 28 3^3+1
42-107 = 65 4^3+1

MCQ-(4)  50, 40, _______, 14
a) 30
b) 28
c) 20
d) 60
e) None of The Above
Ans: B
50 - 40 = -10
40 - 28 = -12
28 - 14 = -14

MCQ Type - 29.  In the following list of numerals, how many 2's are followed by l's but not
preceded by 4 ?    ( C M 1993)
4 2 1 2 1 4 2 1 1 2 4 4 4 1 2 2 1 2 1 4 4 2 1 4 2 1 2 1 2 4 1 4 2 1 2 4 1 4 6
(a) Two
(b) Three
(--c) Four
(d) Five

Directions (Questions 30-31) : Study the number series given below and
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MCQ Type - 30.  How many 7's are preceded by 9 and followed by 6 ?
(--a) 2
(6)3
(c)4
(d) 5
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 31.  Which figures have equal frequency ?
(a) 253
(6) 245
(c) 375
(--d) 865
(e) None of these
MCQ Type - 32. How many 6s are there in the following number sequence which are imme-
diately preceded by 9 but not immediately followed by 4 ?    (B.S.R.B. 1998)
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(a) One
(--6) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) More than four

MCQ Type - 33. In the following series of numbers, find out how many times, 1, 3 and 7 have
appeared together, 7 being in the middle and 1 and 3 on either side of 7 ?(S.B.I.P.O. 1991)
2 9 7 3 17 3 7 7 1 3 3 17 3 8 5 7 1 3 7 7 1 7 3 9 0 6
(--a) 3    l
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) More than 5
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 34. In the series,
6 4 1 2 2 8 7 4 2 1 6 3 8 6 2 1 7 1 4 1 3 2 86
how many pairs of alternate numbers have a difference of 2 ?    ( C J L T . 1997)
(a) One
(--b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four

MCQ Type - 35. How many even numbers are there in the following sequence of numbers which
are immediately followed by an odd number as well as immediately preceded
by an even number ?    (Bank P.O. 1996)
8 6 7 6 8 9 3 2 7 5 3 4 2 2 3 5 5 2 2 8 1 19
a) One
b) Three
c) Five
d) Six
--e) None of these

Directions IQuestions 36 to 38) : Study the following number sequence
and answer the questions given below it :    (Bank P.O. 1995)
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MCQ Type - 36 How many odd numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately
followed by an odd number ?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) More than 4

MCQ Type - 37 How many even numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately
preceded by an odd number but immediately followed by an even number ?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) More than 4

MCQ Type - 38 How many odd numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately preceded
and also immediately followed by an even number ?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(--d) 4
(e) More than 4

MCQ Type - 39. In the following series, how many such odd numbers are there which are
divisible by 3 or 5. then followed by odd numbers and then also followed by
even numbers ?    (S.B.I.P.O. 1995)
12, 19, 21, 3, 25, 18, 35, 20, 22, 21, 45. 46, 47, 48, 9, 50, 52, 54, 55, 56
(a) Nil
(b) One
(--c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 40. In the following number sequence, how many such even numbers are there
which are exactly divisible by its immediate preceding number but not exactly
divisible by its immediate following number ?    (Bank P.O. 1994)
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(a) One
(--b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

MCQ Type - 41. Nitin was counting down from 32. Sumit was counting upwards the numbers
starting from 1 and he was calling out only the odd numbers. What common
number will they call out at the same time if they were calling out at the same
speed ?    (L.I.C. 1994)
(a) 19
(b) 21
(c) 22
(--d) They will not call out the same number
(e) None of these

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