# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 149

## 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. 149 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

Study the following series.

8 Z @ Q I M L T P A Y % H 7 1 F S 5 + R

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

ZM , ? , MT , TP

A

8A

B

LM

C

QQ

D

QL

Soln.
Ans: D

There is a gap of 1 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is decreasingly moving one position to the right of the first character.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-741.
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### Question 2

If the following series is reversed, then which item comes at position 19 counted from the left? The series is:

E F 8 4 H 7 Y 9 T B O J W I M N P X C 5

A

M

B

P

C

F

D

Y

Soln.
Ans: C

The item at position 19 is total items + 1 - 19 which is 20 + 1 - 19 = 2. Counting from the left we get F.

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### Question 3

Study the following series.

D Z J 7 9 5 N W L % @ T Y R F 4 8 Q S 3

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

79 , ? , %Y , Y8

A

JD

B

NL

C

L9

D

WZ

Soln.
Ans: B

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

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### Question 4

Rank of a student in his class from the top is 12. If the total number of students in the class is 21, what is his position from the bottom of the class?

A

10

B

16

C

13

D

14

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 position from bottom is = 21 - 12 + 1 = 10.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-744.
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### Question 5

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

S 2 F 4 Q % 6 A @ H P 9 Y Z J B I 5 X O

A

F 6

B

9 B

C

Z 5

D

@ P

Soln.
Ans: D

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

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