# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 36

## 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. 36 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.

\$ D E T F 9 I 3 2 H % 7 X + J A U V @ 8

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

DT, FI, 3H, ?

A

EF

B

\$T

C

%X

D

II

Soln.
Ans: C

There is a gap of 2 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: 16-02-10-11-59-51-176.
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### Question 2

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

E T Q U Y G % K B O S R 6 D V 1 + W 3 8

A

G O

B

Q Y

C

E Y

D

1 8

Soln.
Ans: B

There is a gap of 3 in similar items, except the odd one.

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### Question 3

If the first half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 2th to the right of the 16th item from the right side? The series is:

U 6 % \$ H 9 K Y G Q C + X V B P L 3 D M

A

L

B

%

C

B

D

H

Soln.
Ans: D

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 16 + 2 = 6 + 1th item from the left side. Since the location lies in the left half, the sequence has been reversed in this zone. So the item will be at location 10 - 6 = 4 from the left in the original series. Which means the item is: \$.

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### Question 4

Which letter will be the 9th from right if 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and so on are interchanged in the word DISORGANISED?

A

E

B

A

C

O

D

S

Soln.
Ans: D

The new letter is: IDOSGRNASIDE

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### Question 5

Rank of a student in his class from the top is 15. If the total number of students in the class is 29, what is his position from the bottom of the class?

A

18

B

15

C

12

D

11

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 position from bottom is = 29 - 15 + 1 = 15.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-180.
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