In following number series, two terms have been put within brackets. Choose the appropriate option

Choose the appropriate option (2), 5, (12), 25, 41, 61

** Option:**

**A.**if both the bracketed terms are right:

**B.**if the first bracketed term is right and second is wrong:

**C.**if the first bracketed term is wrong and second is right:

**D.**if both the bracketed terms are wrong.

**Answer: D . if both the bracketed terms are wrong.**

** Justification:**

The correct sequence is + 4, + 8, + 12, + 16, + 20.

Clearly, 2 is wrong and must be replaced by (5 - 1) i.e. 4.

Also, 12 is wrong and should be replaced by (5 + 8) i.e. 13.