# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 226

## 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. 226 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019

## 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

Kalpana is ranked 12th from the top and 12th from the bottom among the students who passed the annual examination. If the total number of failed students is 17, how many students appeared in the exam?

A

35

B

40

C

39

D

43

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 passed is = 12 + 12 - 1 = 23. Those appeared = failed + passed = 23 + 17 = 40.

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### Question 2

If every letter beginning from N is replaced by consecutive even number beginning with 2, which number or letter will be 7th to the right of the 22th number or letter counting from the right end?

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

L

B

2

C

4

D

26

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26

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### Question 3

If every letter beginning from position 12, counted from left, is replaced by D, how many D will be there in the resulting sequence?

E R H P I D B A K R O V S Q F M Q B T J P J D W C

A

7

B

4

C

3

D

15

Soln.
Ans: D

The series becomes:

E R H P I D B A K R O D D D D D D D D D D D D D D

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### Question 4

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 3, 8, 9, 15, 18 and 20 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

H

B

C

C

R

D

A

Soln.
Ans: A

The letters are: A, C, H, I, O, R, T. The word is CHARIOT

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### Question 5

If the alphabets at the positions 4, 5, 8 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

E

C

W

D

H

Soln.
Ans: B

The letters are: D, E, H, R. The word is HERD

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