# IBPS PO Prelims Reasoning Ability Syllabus Series Test

Series Test

In these types of questions, a series of numbers will be given and the candidate will be asked to identify a wrongly placed number or a missing number in the series. This is explained properly with an example.

Here we are providing an example of a problem on Series test which will help you understand the topic in a better way.

Example:

What number should come next in the given series ?

6, 10, 7, 11, 8, 12, . . . . . ?

1. 13Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â Â
2. 16Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â
3. 11Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â
4. 9Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â
5. None of these

Explanation:

The series is just formed by alternate addition and subtraction as,

6 (+4), 10(-3), Â 7 (+4), 11(-3), 8(+4), 12(-3) i.e. 9.

Figure Series

Each of the accompanying inquiries comprises of unmarked figures took after by five figures stamped 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Select a figure from the checked figures which will supplant the question mark so that an arrangement is built up by the unmarked figures.

Here we are providing an example of a problem on Figure Series which will help you understand the topic in a better way.

Example :

Which figure is different from the rest?

Â Â Â Â (a) Â Â Â Â Â Â (b) Â Â Â Â Â (c) Â Â Â Â Â (d) Â Â Â Â Â (e)

1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e