# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 156

## 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. 156 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 alphabets at the positions 1, 3, 4, 9, 12, 15 and 18 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

R

B

I

C

O

D

C

Soln.
Ans: C

The letters are: A, C, D, I, L, O, R. The word is CORDIAL

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### Question 2

Position of Sham from the left in a row of students is 12, whereas the position of Rita sitting in the same row is 18th from the right. After interchanging their positions, the position of the Sham becomes 12th from the left. What is the total number of students in the row?

A

25

B

29

C

22

D

30

Soln.
Ans: B

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 = 18 + 12 - 1 = 29.

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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 HYPERCOMPLEX?

A

E

B

L

C

X

D

H

Soln.
Ans: B

The new letter is: YHEPCRMOLPXE

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### Question 4

Study the following series.

H I V Z E K J U 6 % W P M 5 8 C 7 S O T

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

IZ, KU, %P, ?

A

5C

B

HE

C

Z6

D

UJ

Soln.
Ans: A

There is a gap of 3 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is two positions to to the right of the first character.

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### Question 5

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

A

0

B

6

C

3

D

4

Soln.
Ans: C
1. hOrrificallY
2. horRificaLly
3. horrifIcaLly
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