# Odd Man Out Questions

Q:

Find the odd man out.

2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, 50, 64

 A) 50 B) 37 C) 26 D) 64

Explanation:

(1*1)+1 , (2*2)+1 , (3*3)+1 , (4*4)+1 , (5*5)+1 , (6*6)+1 , (7*7)+1 , (8*8)+1

But, 64 is out of pattern.

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Q:

Find the odd man out.

41, 43, 47, 53, 61, 71, 73, 81

 A) 41 B) 61 C) 71 D) 81

Explanation:

Each of the numbers except 81 is a prime number.

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Q:

Insert the missing number.

7, 26, 63, 124, 215, 342, (....)

 A) 391 B) 421 C) 481 D) 511

Explanation:

Numbers are (23 - 1), (33 - 1), (43 - 1), (53 - 1), (63 - 1), (73 - 1) etc.

So, the next number is (83 - 1) = (512 - 1) = 511.

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Q:

Insert the missing number.

16, 33, 65, 131, 261, (....)

 A) 523 B) 521 C) 613 D) 721

Explanation:

Each number is twice the preceding one with 1 added or subtracted alternatively.

So, the next number is (2 x 261 + 1) = 523.

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Q:

Find the odd man out?

396, 462, 572, 427, 671, 264.

 A) 671 B) 462 C) 427 D) 264

Explanation:

Here the given series is 396, 462, 572, 427, 671, 264.

In all the terms, the middle digit is the sum of first and third digit except 427.

So the Odd number in the given series is 427.

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Q:

Find the odd man out.

6, 9, 15, 21, 24, 28, 30

 A) 28 B) 21 C) 24 D) 30

Explanation:

Each of the numbers except 28, is a multiple of 3.

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Q:

what is the missing number in the sequence given below?

12  9  13.50  30.37  ?  341.71

 A) 87.63 B) 91.12 C) 93.41 D) 97.94

Explanation:

Given number series is 12  9  13.5  30.3  ?  341.7

Here the pattern followed by the series is

12

12 x 0.75 = 9

9 x 1.5 = 13.5

13.5 x 2.25 = 30.3

30.37 x 3 = 91.12

91.12 x 3.75 = 341.71

Hence, the missing number in the sequence is 91.12.

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Q:

Insert the missing number.

8, 7, 11, 12, 14, 17, 17, 22, (....)

 A) 20 B) 22 C) 24 D) 27