# Verbal Reasoning - Mental Ability Questions

Q:

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

Which letter is in the middle of 13th letter from the left and 4th letter from the right?

 A) R B) I C) J D) S

Explanation:

Find out the positions of both the letters from the left and divide the sum of the positions of both the letters from the left by 2. Here 13+23=36. Now divide 36 by 2 , i.e 18. Hence R is the required letter.

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Q:

Q 2 3 B 9 V 5 L S R F P

If one is subtracted from each of the numbers, which of the following will be the fourth to the right of the tenth from the right ?

 A) 4 B) 8 C) 2 D) 1

Explanation:

Fourth to the right of the tenth from the right means (10 - 4 = )6th from the right, ie 5. But according to the queswtion, one is subtracted from each of the numbers, ie 4.

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Q:

How many 4's are there preceded by 7 but not followed by 3?

5  9  3  2  1  7  4  2  6  9  7  4  6  1  3  2  8  7  4  1  3  8  3  2  5  6  7  4  3  9  5  8  2  0  1  8  7  4  6  3

 A) Four B) Three C) Six D) Five

Explanation:

7  4  2

7  4  6

7  4  1

7  4  6

Only at these placees 4 is preceded by 7 but not followed by 3

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Q:

Which can not be formed using the letters of the given word ?

CONCEPTUALIZATION

 A) Actual B) Petrol C) Total D) Petal

Explanation:

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Q:

LAP  BUT  CAR  SON  HID

If the positions of the first and the third alphabets of each of the words are interchanged, which of the following would form a meaningful word in the new arrangement?

 A) HID B) SON C) Both LAP and BUT D) Both CAR and LAP

Explanation:

When positions of first and the third alphabets of each of the words are interchanged, we have PAL  TUB  RAC  NOS  DIH

Clearly, PAL and TUB are the only meaningful words. These words are obtained from LAP and BUT respectively.

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Q:

Find the missing alphabet in the given sequence ?

A, Z, Y, B, C, ?, W, D

 A) E B) Z C) X D) F

Explanation:

first letter A with last letter Z
similarly 2nd last letter Y with 2nd letter B
Now 3rd letter C with 3rd last letter X
4th last letter W with 4th letter D
and so on....

Therefore the missing letter is X

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Q:

If South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will West become?

 A) North-East B) North-West C) South-East D) South-West

Explanation:

It is clear from the diagrams that new name of West will become South-East.

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Q:

In a family, there are six members A, B, C, D, E and F.

A and B are a married couple, A being the male member. D is the only son of C, who is the brother of A. E is the sister of D. B is the daughter-in-law of F, whose husband has died. How is E related to C ?

 A) Sister B) Daughter C) Cousin D) Mother

Explanation:

A is a male and married to B. So, A is the husband and B is the wife. C is the brother of A. D is the son of C. E. who is the sister of D will be the daughter of C. B is the daughter-in-law of F whose husband has died means F is the mother of A.

Clearly. E is the daughter of C.