# Coding Decoding Quiz Set 34

### Question 1

In a certain code 'li eb eep' means 'roses are blue', 'kis eeh' means 'red flowers' and 'eep tum eeh' means 'flowers are vegetables'. How is 'roses' written in that code?
A
eep
B
li
C
eb
D
Cannot be determined
Soln.
Ans: d
Code for 'roses' cannot be determined because any one of the code in the words (roses or blue) is not common in any pair of the sentences.

### Question 2

In a certain code language 'spare the rod spoil' means '419 952 962 543', 'spoil child bad future' means '836 581 543 754', 'future good better always' means '673 581 817 168' and 'children play always evening' means '319 168 125 981'. Then '543 168' is the code for which words?

A

spoil always

B

play better

C

good the

D

children evening

Soln.
Ans: a

'spoil' is common to items 1 and 2. So 'spoil' = '543'. Next we can see that 'always' is common to items 3 and 4. So 'always' = '168'. Hence '543 168' should be 'spoil always' or 'always spoil'

### Question 3

Directions: Understand the coding pattern and answer the questions.

```Column I Column II
(1) FAMOUS (A) jcqhxb
(2) SATIRE (B) hqdpyo
(3) FRIGHT (C) ypcoke
(4) TANGLE (D) zewhod
(5) ROVING (E) ebpmyw
(6) HUNTER (F) wdopxk
```

What is the code used for the letter U?

A

o.

B

d.

C

p.

D

x.

Soln.
Ans: d

U only is common to FAMOUS and HUNTER. So we can see that their codes contain x in common.

### Question 4

In a certain code 'COMPUTRONE' is written as 'PMOCTUENOR' How is 'ADVANTAGES' written in that code?

A

NAVDASEGAT.

B

C

AVDATNSEGA.

D

AVDANTSEGA.

Soln.
Ans: c

First four letters are reversed, then two middle letters are reversed and then last four letters are reversed. Therefore, the word ADVANTAGES would be coded as AVDATNSEGA.

### Question 5

If PORTER is written as QNSSFQ, then BRIGHT would be coded as -

A

CQJFIS.

B

CNJHIU.

C

CQJFGS.

D

CNJHIS.

Soln.
Ans: a

Letters at the odd places in the coded word are one letter ahead of the respective letters of the basic word, and letters at the even places in the coded word are one letter back of the respective letters as their positions in the alphabet.