# 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
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 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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