Sequences Multiple Choice Topic Test

Test your understanding of sequences with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Sequences multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. What is the next number in this sequence: 0, 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, 21?

 A. 27 B. 28 C. 29 D. 30 E. 31 This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

2. If the Fibonacci sequence goes 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21 what is the next number in this sequence.

 A. 27 B. 33 C. 35 D. 34 E. 350 This question was suggested by Gemma Lamont, Motueka High School, New Zealand

3. Find the next term in the geometric sequence: 1, 3, 9, 27, 81...

 A. 27 B. 300 C. 181 D. 162 E. 243

4. What is the next term in the arithmetic sequence that begins 7, 12, 17, 22, 27...?

 A. 28 B. 29 C. 30 D. 31 E. 32

5. What is the 13th term in the Fibonacci sequence?

 A. 144 B. 13 C. 334 D. 233 E. 97 This question was suggested by 6SW, Winslow

6. The first five terms of an arithmetic sequence are 9, 16, p, 30, 37. What is the value of p?

 A. 23 B. 22 C. 21 D. 20 E. 19

7. What is the next term in the arithmetic sequence that begins 4, 11, 18, 25, 32...?

 A. 35 B. 36 C. 37 D. 38 E. 39

8. An arithmetic sequence has a first term 6 and a common difference 4. Add up the first five terms of this sequence.

 A. 60 B. 84 C. 80 D. 64 E. 70

9. The next term in the sequence 23, 16, 9, 2... is?

 A. 7 B. 9 C. -7 D. -2 E. -5

10. What is the 20th term in the Fibonacci sequence?

 A. 4181 B. 6765 C. 6675 D. 6542 E. 5000 This question was suggested by Benjamin Hyatt, Newbridge High School

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