Mental Ability Tests on 'Alphabet and Number Sequences and Series' Set 83

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. 83 in this series.

Last Reviewed and Updated on August 18, 2019
Posted by Parveen(Hoven),
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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

Carefully scan the following series of digits from 1-9, and determine how many 5 are there that are completely divisible by the number on their left but not divisible by the number that is second to their left?

3 2 4 1 1 5 5 3 7 5 8 7 2 5 9 3 9 5 7

A

3

B

1

C

2

D

0

Soln.
Ans: D

None.

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Question 2

In the number series written below, how many 6 are there that are completely divisible by both the two successors to their right?

6 6 3 4 9 3 3 8 6 5 6 7 6 1 2 9 5 5 2

A

2

B

1

C

5

D

4

Soln.
Ans: A

At these locations: 6-6-3 ;6-1-2 ;

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Question 3

Which letter will be the 8th to the right of 5th letter from left of the letter which is exactly in the middle of the following series?

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

A

F

B

Q

C

S

D

J

Soln.
Ans: C

The letter will be at net position 8 - 5 to the mid of the series. This position is = (length/2) + 3 = 16 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 4

If an item is at position 17 from the top of a list and at position 15 from the bottom of that list, how many items are there in the list?

A

32

B

31

C

30

D

24

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= 17 + 15 - 1 = 31.

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Question 5

The following sequence is first reversed, then every letter beginning from position 4, counted from the left of the new sequence, 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?

E W G M D A T J L H C S R V O G P V K O X H A T Z

A

1

B

5

C

2

D

6

Soln.
Ans: A

The series becomes:

Z T A I Y P L W Q H P W S T D I M K U B E N H X F

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