Sequences Multiple Choice Topic Test

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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?

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This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

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

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This question was suggested by Benjamin Hyatt, Newbridge High School

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

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

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This question was suggested by 6SW, Winslow

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

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

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This question was suggested by Gemma Lamont, Motueka High School, New Zealand

7. What is the 99th odd number?

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

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

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

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