Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 32

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. 32 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020
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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 every letter beginning from E is replaced by consecutive odd number beginning with 3, which number or letter will be 6th to the right of the 15th 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

C

B

29

C

35

D

27

Soln.
Ans: B

The series becomes:

A B C D 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33 35 37 39 41 43 45

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Question 2

The following sequence is first reversed, then every alternate letter beginning from position 7, counted from the left of the new sequence, is removed. Which letter will be in the middle of the remaining sequence?

S B W A R D Q E Q L H O U P P L D Y G K J H K M B

A

K

B

H

C

B

D

D

Soln.
Ans: D

The series becomes:

B M K H J K G D P U H Q Q R W S

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Question 3

If an item is at position 8 from the top of a list and at position 7 from the bottom of that list, how many items are there in the list?

A

12

B

14

C

10

D

18

Soln.
Ans: B

Sum of positions of an item from top and bottom of a list is always equal to the sum of the positions of the first and last items. So total number of items is= position of last item is= 8 + 7 - 1 = 14.

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Question 4

Study the following series and find the odd man out from the choices below.

R 6 1 B L T V A M 4 O Y \$ + H 8 5 N 9 Z

A

1 T M

B

R 6 8

C

6 L A

D

Y H N

Soln.
Ans: B

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

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Question 5

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?

R I K A B F S W N J Q R I W X X B J D H F P P D O

A

40

B

47

C

39

D

44

Soln.
Ans: D

The vowels are:

1. I at position 2
2. A at position 4
3. I at position 13
4. O at position 25
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