Verbal Reasoning - Mental Ability Questions

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If the first half of English alphabet is reversed and the second half of the English alphabet is left undisturbed then which letter will be 10th to the left of 16th letter from the left?

A) H B) F
C) Z D) U
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) H

Explanation:

If the first half of the English alphabet is reversed and the remaining part has been left undisturbed, then it becomes very easy to find out the required letters, if required letters come in the first half. According to the question, 10th to the left of 16th letter from the left = (16 - 10 =) 6th letter from the left in new series.

=>  6th letter from the left in new series = (13 + 1 - 6=) 8th letter from the left in the original series, i.e H.

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Rasik walked 20 m towards north. Then he turned right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Finally he turns left and walks 15 m. In which direction and how many metres is he from the starting position?

A) 15 m West B) 30 m East
C) 30 m West D) 45 m East
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 45 m East

Explanation:

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Q:

A E C B % 7 D $ E B 5 C ? 3 D E 9 @ 2 # 

If all the vowels are dropped from the above arrangement which of the following will be the twelth from the left end of the above arrangement?

A) 3 B) @
C) D D) 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) D

Explanation:

After dropping  vowels we have the following arrangement:

C B % 7 D $ B 5 C ? 3 D 9 @ 2 #

Hence, D is twelth from the left end of the above arrangement.

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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 woman introduces a man as the son of the brother of her mother. How is the man, related to the woman ? 

A) Nephew B) Son
C) Cousin D) Uncle to Grandson
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Cousin

Explanation:

Brother of mother — Uncle: Uncle's son — Cousin

 

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Q:

Biped : Quadruped :: Ostrich : ?

A) Cat B) Kangaroo
C) Penguin D) Duck
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Cat

Explanation:

A biped is an animal that uses two legs for walking and the quadrupeds are animals that use four legs for walking.

 

From the Given options, Cat only have 4 legs.

 

So Biped : Quadruped :: Ostrich : Cat.

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How many pairs of letters in the word 'CHAIRS' have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet? 

A) 2 B) 3
C) 1 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 2

Explanation:

Letters in the word           Letters in the alphabet

 

CHA-   -                            CBA-   -

 

RS--                             RS--       

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Q:

In a certain code, MONKEY is written as XDJMNL. How is TIGER written in that code ?

A) SHFDQ B) HFDSQ
C) RSAFD D) QDFHS
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) QDFHS

Explanation:

The letter of the word are written in a reverse order and then each letter is moved one step backward to obtain the code.

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