Non Verbal Reasoning - Series

Exercise :: Series - Section 1

Each of the following questions consists of five figures marked A, B, C, D and E called the Problem Figures followed by five other figures marked 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 called the Answer Figures. Select a figure from amongst the Answer Figures which will continue the same series as established by the five Problem Figures.

31. 

Select a figure from amongst the Answer Figures which will continue the same series as established by the five Problem Figures.

Problem Figures:                          Answer Figures:
  (A)     (B)     (C)     (D)     (E)       (1)     (2)     (3)     (4)     (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

All the symbols move CW half the side of the square in each step. The symbols are replaced by new ones sequentially in an ACW direction.

32. 

Select a figure from amongst the Answer Figures which will continue the same series as established by the five Problem Figures.

Problem Figures:                          Answer Figures:
  (A)     (B)     (C)     (D)     (E)       (1)     (2)     (3)     (4)     (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

One of the pins gets inverted in each step. The pins get inverted sequentially from right to left.

33. 

Select a figure from amongst the Answer Figures which will continue the same series as established by the five Problem Figures.

Problem Figures:                          Answer Figures:
  (A)     (B)     (C)     (D)     (E)       (1)     (2)     (3)     (4)     (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The shading moves in the sequence as shown in the figure: The similar upper element appears in every fourth step. The lower element is replaced by a new element in every second step.

34. 

Select a figure from amongst the Answer Figures which will continue the same series as established by the five Problem Figures.

Problem Figures:                          Answer Figures:
  (A)     (B)     (C)     (D)     (E)       (1)     (2)     (3)     (4)     (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

Five line segments are added in each step to complete the squares in an ACW direction.

35. 

Select a figure from amongst the Answer Figures which will continue the same series as established by the five Problem Figures.

Problem Figures:                          Answer Figures:
  (A)     (B)     (C)     (D)     (E)       (1)     (2)     (3)     (4)     (5)

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The number of symbols added sequentially is 3, 2, 5, 2, 7, 2, .... These symbols are added to form a sequence of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 identical symbols.