# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 46

## 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. 46 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on February 7, 2020

## 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 an item is at position 14 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

14

B

20

C

15

D

25

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= 14 + 7 - 1 = 20.

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### Question 2

Study the following series.

S 6 E @ J 7 K 4 1 \$ V F R H O 9 M C 8 Q

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

J1 , ? , 1V , VF

A

J@

B

1\$

C

E@

D

K\$

Soln.
Ans: D

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.

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### Question 3

Study the following series.

L O % B Z Y W H Q R P N S K 4 F G 5 A \$

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

BY, WQ, RN, ?

A

QQ

B

WR

C

QY

D

S4

Soln.
Ans: D

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.

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### Question 4

Which letter will be the 3th to the right of 7th letter from left of the letter which is exactly in the middle of the following series?

G F H T N U R A Y Q L C E D K B J X O V S Z M I P

A

C

B

K

C

Y

D

N

Soln.
Ans: C

The letter will be at net position 3 - 7 to the mid of the series. This position is = (length/2) + -4 = 9 from the start of the series. The length of the series is 25, so its mid is at item 13.

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### Question 5

If the following series is reversed, then which item comes at position 9 counted from the left? The series is:

1 Z J G 8 Y H O 5 2 \$ 4 % M C V L + 9 N

A

4

B

Y

C

L

D

N

Soln.
Ans: A

The item at position 9 is total items + 1 - 9 which is 20 + 1 - 9 = 12. Counting from the left we get 4.

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