# Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 64

## 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. 64 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on January 14, 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

Shubham is ranked 6th from the top and Sunita is ranked 14th from the bottom in a class of 19 students. How many students are there between Shubham and Sunita?

A

14

B

9

C

8

D

11

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 Shubham from the bottom is = 19 - 6 + 1 = 14. Number of students between them is: difference of 14 and 5 (minus 1) = 8

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### Question 2

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

A

B

B

L

C

P

D

A

Soln.
Ans: A

The new letter is: NIXELPCIBAYL

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### Question 3

Sunita is ranked 18th from the top and 18th from the bottom among the students who passed the annual examination. If the total number of failed students is 8, how many students appeared in the exam?

A

50

B

37

C

43

D

41

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 total passed is = 18 + 18 - 1 = 35. Those appeared = failed + passed = 35 + 8 = 43.

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### Question 4

If every letter beginning from position 14, counted from left, is replaced by its successor in the English alphabet, and any Z after this position is replaced by A, then, how many L will be there in the resulting sequence?

U Q A V C K X T F L U R X W M N O P S D C N U F Z

A

1

B

6

C

2

D

5

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

U Q A V C K X T F L U R X X N O P Q T E D O V G A

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### Question 5

If the alphabets at the positions 2, 5, 9, 18, 20, 22 and 25 are picked up and a meaningful word is formed out of them, what would be the second letter of that word?

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

R

B

G

C

E

D

B

Soln.
Ans: A

The letters are: B, E, I, R, T, V, Y. The word is BREVITY

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