Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 11

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. 11 in this series.

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

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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.


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Question 1

In the following series which item is 6th to the left of the 6th item from the right side? The series is:

P V 6 U T A 4 2 C B 5 N K 7 S R G Z $ +

 A

C

 B

S

 C

+

 D

N

Soln.
Ans: A

We have to find 6 + 6 = 12th item from the right side which is: C.

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Question 2

If an item is at position 9 from the top of a list and at position 15 from the bottom of that list, how many items are there in the list?

 A

23

 B

25

 C

22

 D

19

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= 9 + 15 - 1 = 23.

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Question 3

If the second half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 9th to the left of the 8th item from the right side? The series is:

Z U T M 2 + F H X 8 5 I C @ P O Y W 9 B

 A

9

 B

U

 C

M

 D

5

Soln.
Ans: C

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 8 - 9 = 3 + 1rd item from the left side. Since the location lies in the left half, reversing the series has no effect in this zone. So counting from the left side, the item is M.

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Question 4

How many pairs of letters are there in the word IDOLISATIONS which have as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?

 A

4

 B

3

 C

0

 D

6

Soln.
Ans: D
  1. IdoLisations
  2. idOlisaTions
  3. idOlisatIons
  4. idoliSatiOns
  5. idoliSatioNs
  6. idolisatiONs
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Question 5

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

9 $ Y X 8 N 6 O L B U J Z T @ 1 Q F D %

 A

8 L

 B

X 6

 C

X O

 D

L Z

Soln.
Ans: B

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

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