# 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

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

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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Q:

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

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

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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Q:

If ROSE is coded as 6821, CHAIR is coded as 73456 and PREACH is coded as 961473, what will be the code for SEARCH ?

 A) 246173 B) 214673 C) 214763 D) 216473

Explanation:

The alphabets are coded as shown :

${\color{Blue}&space;\begin{matrix}&space;R&space;&&space;O&space;&&space;S&space;&&space;E&space;&&space;C&&space;H&space;&&space;A&space;&&space;I&space;&&space;P\\&space;6&&space;8&&space;2&&space;1&&space;7&space;&&space;3&space;&&space;4&space;&&space;5&space;&&space;9&space;\end{matrix}}$

So, in SEARCH,

S ia coded as 2,
E as 1,
A as 4,
R as 6,
C as 7,
H as 3.
Thus, the code for SEARCH is 214673