# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 233

## 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. 233 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

If the alphabets at the positions 5, 19, 20 and 23 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

Y

B

E

C

S

D

W

Soln.
Ans: B

The letters are: E, S, T, W. The word is WEST

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### Question 2

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 3, 6, 15, 18, 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

A

B

F

C

E

D

C

Soln.
Ans: A

The letters are: A, C, F, O, R, T, Y. The word is FACTORY

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### Question 3

Ram is ranked 9th from the top and Rita is ranked 8th from the bottom in a class of 16 students. How many students are there between Ram and Rita?

A

8

B

4

C

5

D

1

Soln.
Ans: D

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 Ram from the bottom is = 16 - 9 + 1 = 8. Number of students between them is: difference of 8 and 10 (minus 1) = 1

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1163.
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### Question 4

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

A

4

B

0

C

7

D

3

Soln.
Ans: A
1. HousekeePing
2. hOuseKeeping
3. housekeePiNg
4. housekeepInG
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### Question 5

Study the following series.

5 % 3 Z P 8 7 Q I U 6 H D Y S J A V \$ G

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

37 , ? , 7I , IU

A

Q8

B

PQ

C

PZ

D

Q%

Soln.
Ans: B

There is a gap of 1 between the first characters of each of the given pair. The second character of each pair is decreasingly moving one position to the right of the first character.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-1165.
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