Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 67

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. 67 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
Aptitude Trainer and Software Developer

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Question 1

If an item is at position 13 from the top of a list and at position 19 from the bottom of that list, how many items are there in the list?

 A

31

 B

30

 C

28

 D

37

Soln.
Ans: A

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= 13 + 19 - 1 = 31.

Question ID: 16-02-10-11-59-51-331.
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Question 2

Rani is ranked 16th from the top and 12th 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

35

 B

32

 C

28

 D

36

Soln.
Ans: A

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 = 16 + 12 - 1 = 27. Those appeared = failed + passed = 27 + 8 = 35.

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Question 3

The following sequence is first reversed, then every alternate letter beginning from position 7, counted from the left of the new sequence, is removed. Which letter will be in the middle of the remaining sequence?

T U G M O F Q X Z K R V B Z O U D S R N C X L B K

 A

C

 B

D

 C

B

 D

K

Soln.
Ans: B

The series becomes:

K B L X C N R D O B R Z Q O G T

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Question 4

If the alphabets at the positions 5, 6, 7, 9, 14, 15 and 18 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

F

 B

C

 C

R

 D

O

Soln.
Ans: D

The letters are: E, F, G, I, N, O, R. The word is FOREIGN

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Question 5

Carefully scan the following series of digits from 1-9, and determine how many 7 are there that are completely divisible by the number on their left but not divisible by the number that is second to their left?

7 7 3 8 6 1 7 7 7 9 2 6 1 2 3 9 3 2 4

 A

2

 B

0

 C

1

 D

4

Soln.
Ans: C

At these locations: 6-1-7 ;

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Updated on 2019-08-18.


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