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Questions tagged [pattern]

A puzzle in which you spot the pattern that links a set of given data items (like numbers, letters, music tunes). Usually, you use your insights into the pattern to find one or more new elements of the set.

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A letter sequence with curious repetitions

There was a time when I created some letter series puzzles. This one is an old one, yet have never been asked. Replace the question marks. P, Ca, ?, ?, O, Ca, P, Ca, ?, ?, ?, Ca
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Mensa IQ Test, Exercise #32 [on hold]

I can't see the answer for this one and it's really bugging me. Can you solve it?
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How do I solve this problem?

I am trying to answer this puzzle - which of the five potential answers is correct, and why? This test comes from Metropol iq1 book
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How do I solve this multiplication problem?

I am trying to answer this puzzle my friend created and sent to me - which of the five potential answers is correct, and why? $ 10 \times 5 = 60 \\ 6 \times 12 = 72 \\ 8 \times 3 = 44 \\ 5 \...
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Can someone tell me what is next in that 3 sequences?

I'm looking at three sequences from the test at http://free.ultimaiq.net/nse.htm. I managed to answer 27 of the 30 questions, but I'm really curious about the other three. Q6: 1001, 4524, 4299, 3984, ...
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Find the missing number in the given puzzle

Original image here Source: My coaching DPP (Daily Practice Paper) A) $112$ B) $92$ C) $82$ D) $102$ I found $5^2+3^2-4^2=18,\,7^2+5^2-3^2=65.$ So, $?=8^2+6^2-5^2=75$ which is not in option. ...
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What's the link?

2 -> Sudoku 30 -> Tic Tac Toe 33 -> Rubik's Cube 39 -> 2048 100 -> Sudoku 143 -> Seven Bridges of Königsberg 269 -> Magic Hexagon 323 -> Rubik's Cube 27914 -> The Finger Game 49755 -> Russian ...
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What is an IJKLMN Number™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Number version puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it an IJKLMN Number™. Use the following examples ...
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Dots in Squares

What pattern could be placed in the last square to complete the sequence? This image from https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W0A2E2GIwi6mq9b94FzA7PhfXCae-VPB/view originally created by Daniel ...
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What is the missing sequence in this pattern?

I have here a simple binary-like pattern, consisting of crosses (X) and circles (O). ...
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What is a Thanos Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Thanos Word™. Use the ...
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Complete the Pointer Set

The following items all have something in common. A Scandinavian country. A manual consisting of aphorisms. A famous former English professional footballer. Beef or mutton fat. A ...
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What is a Richi Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Richi Word™. Use the ...
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The state of the art in music puzzles

Group 1 No offense to old moms or pops, I would think I'm too young to know your folk record. With lots of fun fluffy pillows, vid shows flirty girl with mauvish hair in hot outfits. No frills ...
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What does this translate to? - The game #1

The above picture translates to: ...
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Landscapes and Symbols

Fill in the Blank... With an Image An innovative type of puzzle. What should be filled in place of the question mark?
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Basically Binary but Boldly Baffling

Another image sequence puzzle inspired by @Conifers, enjoy ;D Colorblind-friendly version Clarification: one or more tag(s) has been deliberately omitted to enhance the difficulty. Hints 1 ...
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What is Arnold Hotel Font™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a font shares a specific commonality with another font, it's an Arnold ...
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Several IQ test puzzles

Here are some fun puzzles I would like to know the answers and explanations for. Enjoy! Source. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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Solve the last equation

My brother showed me the following puzzle from some type of (IQ?) quiz game on his phone: 1 + 2 = 21 2 + 3 = 36 3 + 4 = 43 4 + 5 = ?? I am quite sure this was the original question asked. ...
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What is a Spaceman Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Spaceman Word™. Use the following ...
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Identify the odd one out element

There are two columns (two sets), in each set there is a pattern among the 7 elements. The elements are not arranged in any order, the two patterns are not necessarily the same, but they are related ...
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Question from the internet Mensa IQ Test #31 [duplicate]

I did the Norwegian Mensa web IQ test at http://test.mensa.no/. I have tried to solve this exercise for a day, but with no luck. I'm still puzzled by this exercise.
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What patterns could be applied in order to solve a Sudoku?

Related to this Q&A. I am looking for a pattern that could be applied in order to solve this Sudoku. The current patterns that I apply: Ensure that every digit appears once in every block Ensure ...
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Figure out the pattern

$0,4,8,21,52,65,96$ Given this set of numbers figure out the pattern they follow and write down the next seven numbers in the sequence. Hint:
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Which of the numbered figures fits into the empty space marked by the question mark?

everyone. I encountered this puzzle in a primary school booklet for selective high school exams in Australia. Please help me find out Which of the numbered figures fits into the empty space marked by ...
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Piece de Resistance - King Deusovi, Flag this Blo*dy Post!

King Deusovi, Flag this Blo*dy Post! This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Queen King... ...
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What's the next pattern in the sequence?

there. I came across this puzzle in a primary school booklet for selective high school exams in Australia. Please help me find out the next pattern to appear in the sequence, as shown in the picture ...
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The Great Key Mix-Up

You're plant-sitting for your friend while he's gone on vacation. Upon getting to the front door, you take out the key ring he gave you. There are a few different keys on it all mixed together. You ...
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What is an Encoding Number™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Number version puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it an Encoding Number™. Use the following ...
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What is the pattern to appear in the box?

I was puzzled by the pattern sequence in the following picture. What is the pattern to show up in the box? This is a question from a primary school workbook for selective high examinations in Sydney. ...
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Find the element that does not fit the pattern

These 12 elements form a set with a certain pattern, but there is one element that does not fit. Which one is that? HINT
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A Monochrome Image Sequence

Inspired by Conifers' Fill the Image Sequence series, :) What will be a suitable image to complete the sequence?
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What is the pattern that should appear in the box?

there. I came across a puzzle from a workbook for primary school students who wish to sit in exams for enrolling to selective high schools in Sydney, which asks what is the pattern that should appear ...
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Fill the Image Sequence Ep. 2

Suggested by Athin, try & make another feasible puzzle for this series. Enjoy :D The prologue also be revised more precisely. This puzzle will provide several images. These images compose a ...
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Find the number for the question mark

What is the number for the question mark? (My original puzzle) 3 $\rightarrow$ 39 1 $\rightarrow$ 3 4 $\rightarrow$ 84 5 $\rightarrow$ 155 2 $\rightarrow$ 14 10 $\rightarrow\ \large?$
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What is the next number in the series: 21, 21, 23, 20, 5, 25, 31, 24,?

I came across a puzzle from a workbook for primary school students who wish to sit in exams for enrolling to selective high schools, which asks about what is the next number in the series. What ...
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Piece de Resistance - Queen Machina, my Majesty, Time for a Hearty Supper!

Queen Machina, my Majesty, Time for a Hearty Supper! This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten ...
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Mensa.no IQ-test [duplicate]

Found this on the new mensa.no test. I just can't see the logic in it. The top-left image really throws me off. Can anyone see the pattern?
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Hard questions from an IQ test [closed]

I have edited the post to reduce the number of questions (I only kept the ones that were already answered) and I am creating a new post The questions are from the test taken from the website: http://...
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Fill the Image Sequence Ep. 1

Well, I just figure out another puzzle type, let find out whether it could be the good series or not :P This puzzle will provide several images, and these images compose a sequence with one or more ...
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A cotton-y connection

The following words and phrases have something in common: Final In case Record Defeated Desire Figure out what that connection is, then fill in the blanks with suitable phrases: ...
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What is a Commutative Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Commutative Word™. Use ...
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An impressive body of work

To commemorate the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards being held today, here is a short and simple puzzle involving TV roles: Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones Alexander Grayson, Dracula (2013) Bob Lee ...
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IQ questions - Can you solve them?

Can you answer and explain the logic behind these questions? Source: https://similarminds.com/cgi-bin/int.pl
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A family of movie lovers

In this family, each member has their favorite movies: Daniel: Interstellar, Top Gun, True Grit Deanna: The Fast and the Furious, Life of Pi, The Wizard of Oz Louise: Babe, Excalibur, Legion Michelle:...
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What is the pattern in the question box?

I am puzzled as to what pattern that should appear in the box with the question mark in the picture below. Can anyone solve this puzzle? If so, please explain why the solution is as it is.
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Piece de Resistance - Ten Quotas. Nine Passed. Your Turn

Ten Quotas. Nine Passed. Your Turn This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten... Hmm... this is......
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What is a STATE Word™? [duplicate]

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a STATE Word™. Use the ...
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What is a BORE Word™? [duplicate]

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, we call it a BORE Word™. Use the examples ...