Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 120

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. 120 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

If the alphabets at the positions 3, 4, 5, 9, 15, 18 and 22 are picked up and a meaningful word is formed out of them, what would be the second letter of that word?

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 A

J

 B

D

 C

I

 D

V

Soln.
Ans: C

The letters are: C, D, E, I, O, R, V. The word is DIVORCE

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Question 2

If the first half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 7th to the right of the 13th item from the right side? The series is:

X Y 6 D V 5 2 3 + U L H Q C 4 F @ W O E

 A

D

 B

Y

 C

5

 D

4

Soln.
Ans: D

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 13 + 7 = 14 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the right half, reversing the series has no effect in this zone. So counting from the left side, the item is 4.

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Question 3

Which letter will be the 4th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word HYPERTHERMIC?

 A

R

 B

T

 C

M

 D

I

Soln.
Ans: C

The new letter is: YHEPTREHMRCI

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Question 4

If the first half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 5th to the right of the 14th item from the right side? The series is:

D M $ 6 Y 4 C P B 2 9 Q R S K J 8 G I E

 A

I

 B

Q

 C

G

 D

J

Soln.
Ans: B

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 14 + 5 = 11 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the right half, reversing the series has no effect in this zone. So counting from the left side, the item is Q.

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Question 5

Jack is ranked 13th from the top and Rita is ranked 14th from the bottom in a class of 26 students. How many students are there between Jack and Rita?

 A

3

 B

7

 C

4

 D

9

Soln.
Ans: A

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 position of Jack from the bottom is = 26 - 13 + 1 = 14. Number of students between them is: difference of 14 and 10 (minus 1) = 3

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Updated on 2019-08-18.


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