Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 5

These questions help you develop speed and accuracy. Every exam tests these skills. So if you are preparing for a bank exam, state and national talent search exams, UGC NET, GATE, etc., then this quiz will help you master these skills. I have provided answers and solutions to each of the questions. This is quiz no. 5 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
Aptitude Trainer and Software Developer

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Question 1

Position of Raju from the left in a row of students is 5, whereas the position of Bhairvi sitting in the same row is 15th from the right. After interchanging their positions, the position of the Raju becomes 14th from the left. What is the total number of students in the row?

 A

35

 B

28

 C

25

 D

23

Soln.
Ans: B

Sum of positions of an item from top(right) and bottom(left) of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So total items is = 15 + 14 - 1 = 28.

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Question 2

Position of Shubham from the left in a row of students is 17, whereas the position of Sunita sitting in the same row is 14th from the right. After interchanging their positions, the position of the Shubham becomes 7th from the left. What is the total number of students in the row?

 A

26

 B

19

 C

20

 D

15

Soln.
Ans: C

Sum of positions of an item from top(right) and bottom(left) of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So total items is = 14 + 7 - 1 = 20.

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Question 3

Study the following series and find the odd man out from the choices below.

T X V A Z $ N K % 7 O J 1 C 9 U 2 F R 4

 A

Z %

 B

O 9

 C

% J

 D

J U

Soln.
Ans: C

There is a gap of 3 in similar items, except the odd one.

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Question 4

Study the following series and find the odd man out from the choices below.

E 7 I T 6 L 8 W X P 3 $ 2 1 D 4 % S C G

 A

3 D

 B

T W

 C

E 7

 D

$ 4

Soln.
Ans: C

There is a gap of 3 in similar items, except the odd one.

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Question 5

If the second half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 9th to the right of the 14th item from the right side? The series is:

B E R F M 6 Z T Y S % K 5 W 3 X G P 1 J

 A

P

 B

J

 C

X

 D

3

Soln.
Ans: C

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 14 + 9 = 15 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the right half, the sequence has been reversed in this zone. So the item will be at location 10 + (20 - 15) = 15 from the left in the original series. Which means the item is: 3.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-025.
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Updated on 2019-08-18.


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