Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 40

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. 40 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
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Quiz Questions

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Question 1

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?

N V S M J K U J R C E K I N A Y Y H L I X C S T R

A

66

B

64

C

59

D

73

Soln.
Ans: A

The vowels are:

1. U at position 7
2. E at position 11
3. I at position 13
4. A at position 15
5. I at position 20
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Question 2

Sham is ranked 14th from the top and Sunita is ranked 12th from the bottom in a class of 25 students. How many students are there between Sham and Sunita?

A

10

B

4

C

3

D

8

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 Sham from the bottom is = 25 - 14 + 1 = 12. Number of students between them is: difference of 12 and 8 (minus 1) = 3

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Question 3

If every letter beginning from J is replaced by consecutive even number beginning with 2, which number or letter will be 6th to the right of the 23th 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

2

B

32

C

I

D

H

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

A B C D E F G H I 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34

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Question 4

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

A

N

B

B

C

T

D

M

Soln.
Ans: B

The new letter is: ODUCEMTNBAEL

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Question 5

Study the following series.

V U @ Z I Q 1 W S 5 \$ 9 7 M H 8 R K Y T

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

U@, I1, W\$, ?

A

IZ

B

\$H

C

IS

D

US

Soln.
Ans: B

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

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