# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 210

## 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. 210 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 and find the odd man out from the choices below.

D 5 O C T K J X B 9 + F 8 S Z R V A 7 1

A

8 Z A

B

C J 9

C

S V 1

D

F Z A

Soln.
Ans: A

There is a gap of 2 in similar items, except the odd one.

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### Question 2

If each letter is attached a value equal to its serial number in the above arrangement starting from the left, then what will be the sum of the numbers attached to all the vowels in the sequence?

X E B G M B C U K H S Y P A D N C K E H Y S F A D

A

64

B

61

C

67

D

69

Soln.
Ans: C

The vowels are:

1. E at position 2
2. U at position 8
3. A at position 14
4. E at position 19
5. A at position 24
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### Question 3

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

A

E

B

M

C

P

D

N

Soln.
Ans: C

The new letter is: OCTNMEOPARYR

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### Question 4

Raju is ranked 13th from the top and Jasmine is ranked 15th from the bottom in a class of 27 students. How many students are there between Raju and Jasmine?

A

12

B

14

C

9

D

11

Soln.
Ans: C

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 Raju from the bottom is = 27 - 13 + 1 = 15. Number of students between them is: difference of 15 and 5 (minus 1) = 9

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### Question 5

Study the following series.

K 9 R 5 Z C G 2 P L S \$ W I V 8 % U 7 N

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

RZ , ? , PS , \$I

A

C2

B

ZK

C

5K

D

25

Soln.
Ans: A

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

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