# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 8

## 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. 8 in this series.

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

## Quiz Questions

Each question has four choices. More than one option can be correct. After you have finished the quiz scroll towards the last question to view your result. I have provided solutions and answers to all the questions.

### Question 1

If the following series is reversed, then which item comes at position 8 counted from the left? The series is:

A @ E Y N D % H K 8 2 Q X C L B 6 \$ + R

A

8

B

X

C

H

D

@

Soln.
Ans: B

The item at position 8 is total items + 1 - 8 which is 20 + 1 - 8 = 13. Counting from the left we get X.

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### Question 2

If an item is at position 17 from the top of a list and at position 17 from the bottom of that list, how many items are there in the list?

A

33

B

36

C

28

D

29

Soln.
Ans: A

Sum of positions of an item from top and bottom of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So total number of items is= position of last item is= 17 + 17 - 1 = 33.

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### Question 3

Study the following series.

V W Y 9 P O N I 5 F S L U D T G 6 1 A J

Find what should come in place of the question mark(?)

YP , ? , 5S , LD

A

OI

B

PW

C

WW

D

VN

Soln.
Ans: A

There is a gap of 2 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is separated by one position to the right of the first character.

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### Question 4

Following is a series of digits from 1-9. How many 8 are there that are not divisible by the number on their left but completely divisible by the number on their right?

6 7 4 8 5 8 8 4 8 3 2 5 8 6 7 8 3 8 6

A

4

B

1

C

3

D

2

Soln.
Ans: B

At these locations: 5-8-8 ;

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### Question 5

In the sequence of alphabets and digits below, how many pairs are such that the first item is an alphabet but the second is a number?

3 R 2 A K 5 T 7 N Y X B L Q 1 6 U 5 M 8

A

6

B

3

C

9

D

1

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: R-2 ;K-5 ;T-7 ;Q-1 ;U-5 ;M-8 ;

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-040.
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