Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 15

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. 15 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 Ram from the left in a row of students is 8, whereas the position of Rani sitting in the same row is 15th from the right. After interchanging their positions, the position of the Ram becomes 5th from the left. What is the total number of students in the row?

 A

19

 B

26

 C

12

 D

18

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 total items is = 15 + 5 - 1 = 19.

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Question 2

Which letter will be the 5th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word HORRIFICALLY?

 A

I

 B

Y

 C

F

 D

R

Soln.
Ans: A

The new letter is: OHRRFICILAYL

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Question 3

If the alphabets at the positions 4, 5, 9, 14, 19, 20 and 25 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

E

 B

N

 C

V

 D

D

Soln.
Ans: A

The letters are: D, E, I, N, S, T, Y. The word is DENSITY

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Question 4

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

 A

0

 B

7

 C

2

 D

6

Soln.
Ans: D
  1. HypErcomplex
  2. HyperComplex
  3. HypercomPlex
  4. hyPeRcomplex
  5. hypErComplex
  6. hypercOmpLex
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Question 5

The following sequence is first reversed, then every alternate letter beginning from position 11, counted from the left of the new sequence, is removed. Which letter will be in the middle of the remaining sequence?

V L K D A C A P S C J B T G S J E F H L H U O E O

 A

E

 B

O

 C

L

 D

E

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

O E O U H L H F E J S T J S A A K V

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-075.
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Updated on 2019-08-18.


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