# Coding Decoding Quiz Set 40

### Question 1

If MADRAS is coded as NZEQBR, then CALCUTTA is coded as-

A

DZMBVSUZ.

B

DZMBVUUZ.

C

OZMBVSUB.

D

BBKBTUSB.

Soln.
Ans: a

Letters at odd places have been coded one step forwards, and letters at even places have been coded one step backwards as their positions in the alphabet.

### Question 2

If CLOCK is coded as KCOLC, how will STEPS be coded?

A

SEPTS.

B

SPETS.

C

SPSET.

D

SPEST.

Soln.
Ans: b

The letters are reversed.

### Question 3

In a certain code, PRODUCTS is written as NPMBSARQ. How is COMPREHENSION written in that code?

A

AMKNPCFCLQGML.

B

AMKNPCFCKOML.

C

AKKNPCFCLQGNL.

D

AKKNCPFCLQGNL.

Soln.
Ans: a

Each letter of the word has been written two letters back in the coded word, as their positions in the alphabet.

### Question 4

Directions: In the following question some capital alphabets are written in a row, below them their coding have been given.

```A B C D E F G H I J
n l d j x k y i e f

K L M N O P Q R S T
a t z w v q r o m c

U V W X Y Z
s h p g u b
```

QUICK : srfcb : : BREED : ?

A

mnywk.

B

kswyi.

C

loxxj.

D

msyyk.

Soln.
Ans: a

As per the table, code for Q is r, but in coded word it is next letter of the alphabet. Similarly, code for U is s, but in the coded word it is one letter back of the alphabet and the same method is applied for rest of the letters.

### Question 5

If 'Men are very busy' means '1234' , 'Busy persons need encouragement' means '4567', 'encouragement is very important' means '3589' and 'Important persons are rare' means '2680', then 'Men need encouragement' would be
A
258
B
268
C
167
D
157
Soln.
Ans: d
In the first and fourth sentences, common word is 'are' and common number is 2, hence 'are' stands for '2'. From the first and third sentences, 'very' stands for '3'. From first and second sentences, 'busy' stands for '4'. So from the first statement 'Men' stands for 'I'.