Coding and Decoding Questions

Q:

In a certain code language COMPUTER is written as RFUVQNPC. How will MEDICINE be written in that code language?

A) MFEDJJOE B) EOJDEJFM
C) MFEJDJOE D) EOJDJEFM
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) EOJDJEFM

Explanation:

- There are 8 letters in the word.

- The coded word can be obtained by taking the immediately following letters of word, expect the first and the last letters of the given word but in the reverse order. That means, in the coded form the first and the last letters have been interchanged while the remaining letters are coded by taking their immediate next letters in the reverse order.

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Q:

In a certain code language,

'134' means 'good and tasty';

'478' means 'see good pictures'  and

'729' means 'pictures are faint'.

Which of the following digits stands for 'see'?

A) 9 B) 2
C) 1 D) 8
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 8

Explanation:

Justification: 

In the first and second statements, the common code digit is '4' and the common word is 'good'.

So, '4' stands for 'good'.
In the second and third statements, the  common code digit is '7' and the common word is 'pictures'.
So, '7' means 'pictures'.
Thus, in the second statements, '8' means 'see'.

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In a certain code language,

(A) ‘pit na som’ means ‘bring me water’

(B) ‘na jo tod’ means ‘water is life’

(C) ‘tub od pit’ means 'give me toy’

(D) ‘jo lin kot’ means ‘life and death’

Which of the following represents 'is' in that language ?

A) jo B) na
C) tod D) lin
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) tod

Explanation:

Justification:   

In statements A and B, the common code word is 'na' and the common word is 'water'.

So, 'na' means 'water'.

In statements B and D, the common code word is 'jo' and the common word is 'life'.
So, 'jo' means 'life'.
Thus, in statements B, 'tod' represents 'is'.

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Q:

If Z = 52 and ACT = 48, then BAT will be equal to

A) 39 B) 41
C) 44 D) 46
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 46

Explanation:

In the given code, A = 2, B = 4, C = 6,.... , Z = 52.

So, ACT = 2 + 6 + 40 = 48 and

BAT = 4 + 2 + 40 = 46

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(A)  '134' means 'you are well';

(B)  '758' means 'they go home';

(C)  '839' means 'we are home';

Which of the statements can be dispensed with while answering the above question?

A) A only B) B only
C) A or C only D) B or C only
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) A only

Explanation:

Justification:      

We can find the code for 'home' from the second and third statements.

For finding the code for 'they', we need the code for 'go' which cannot be determined from the given data.
Clearly, statement A is not necessary.

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