# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 187

## 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. 187 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
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

Which letter will be the 8th to the right of 4th letter from left of the letter which is exactly in the middle of the following series?

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

A

P

B

D

C

Y

D

C

Soln.
Ans: A

The letter will be at net position 8 - 4 to the mid of the series. This position is = (length/2) + 4 = 17 from the start of the series. The length of the series is 25, so its mid is at item 13.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-931.
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### Question 2

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

A

2

B

4

C

7

D

5

Soln.
Ans: B
1. AchiEvement
2. acHIevement
3. acHieveMent
4. achIeveMent
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### Question 3

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 2, 5 and 19 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

A

B

Z

C

B

D

S

Soln.
Ans: A

The letters are: A, B, E, S. The word is BASE

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### Question 4

If every letter beginning from position 10, counted from left, is replaced by S, how many S will be there in the resulting sequence?

E Y I W K K R F E I H F S S L P O F M R D C X Y G

A

16

B

5

C

2

D

1

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

E Y I W K K R F E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S

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### Question 5

Study the following series.

B S N I U X E Q 5 G Z J O 3 C D 7 9 R W

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

SI, XQ, GJ, ?

A

UQ

B

Q5

C

QG

D

3D

Soln.
Ans: D

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.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-935.
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