Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 80

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. 80 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

In the following series which item is 5th to the right of the 11th item from the right side? The series is:

X 5 6 Y D 1 B W $ 2 I K 4 G @ U H O A L

 A

G

 B

1

 C

@

 D

O

Soln.
Ans: C

We have to find 11 - 5 = 6th item from the right side which is: @.

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Question 2

If the first half of the following series is reversed, then which item is 8th to the left of the 9th item from the right side? The series is:

S Z $ + A J R F 1 T U H E D X 3 Y B C 4

 A

Z

 B

X

 C

U

 D

F

Soln.
Ans: D

Midpoint is 10. We have to find 20 - 9 - 8 = 3 + 1rd item from the left side. Since the location lies in the left half, the sequence has been reversed in this zone. So the item will be at location 10 - 3 = 7 + 1 from the left in the original series. Which means the item is: F.

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Question 3

If the alphabets at the positions 1, 3, 5, 9, 12, 19 and 20 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

E

 B

A

 C

L

 D

H

Soln.
Ans: C

The letters are: A, C, E, I, L, S, T. The word is ELASTIC

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Question 4

If the items from position 6 to the position 16 are reversed, then which item comes at position 19 in the following series? The series is:

F 9 B K 1 4 P 7 % @ J L Z 6 N + W V A X

 A

1

 B

N

 C

W

 D

A

Soln.
Ans: D

The position 19 falls outside the reversed positions. So the item at this position is the item at position 19 in the original series, which is A

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Question 5

Shubham is ranked 12th from the top and Karuna is ranked 13th from the bottom in a class of 24 students. How many students are there between Shubham and Karuna?

 A

2

 B

1

 C

8

 D

6

Soln.
Ans: B

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 = 24 - 12 + 1 = 13. Number of students between them is: difference of 13 and 15 (minus 1) = 1

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Updated on 2019-08-18.


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