# TCS Papers: Sample Questions 139 - 141 of 502

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## Question number: 139

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Complete the series. 3,8, –, 24, –, 48,63

### Explanation

Here, the difference between two terms of the series is 5,7, 9,11,13,15,17 …, i. e. addition of odd numbers starting from 5.

Hence series will be, 3,8, 15,24,35,48,63

Missing terms of the series are 15 and 35.

## Question number: 140

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### Write in Short

Complete the series: 13,14,27,30,55,62, ? , 126

### Explanation

- Divide the given series into two parts of odd and even term series.
- Odd term series: 13,27,55, ? , …
- Even term series: 14,30,62,126, …
- Missing term will follow the pattern of odd term series.
- Looking at the analogy, we can conclude that next term is one more than twice of its previous term.
- Like,
- Following the same pattern,
- So, missing term will be 111.

## Question number: 141

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### Write in Short

If VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE, what is code for SHDVD?

### Explanation

- Here, VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE. By observation we can say that each letter is shifted left by three positions in alphabetical order. Like, three positions left of V is S, three positions left of X is U, three positions left of U is P, three positions left of P is M, three positions left of L is I, three positions left of V is S and three positions left of H is E.
- Following the same pattern, three positions left of S is P, three positions left of H is E, three positions left of D is A, three positions left of V is S and three positions left of D is A.
- So, code word for SHDVD will be PEASA.