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# Reasoning: Alpha-Numeric Series Questions For SBI Clerk & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (Q. 1-5) Study the following arrangement of numbers, letters and symbols carefully and answer the questions given below.

### L 2 M ↑­ 3 S P @ = J 5 B \$ R 7 N # T D 6 B K V 9 4 % A F 8

1. How many such symbols are there each of which is either immediately preceded by a number or immediately followed by a letter?

1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) More than three
5) None

2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their position in the above arrangement and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to the group?

1) ­ ↑ 2 S
2) 9 K %
3) # R D
4) \$ 5 7
5) = P 5

3. How many such numbers are there each of which is either immediately preceded by a symbol or immediately followed by a letter?

1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) More than three

4. Which of the following is the seventh to the left of 15th from the right end of the above arrangement?

1) @
2) P
3) J
4) 5
5) B

5. If the positions of twenty four elements from the right end are reversed, which of the following will be the fifteenth element from the left end?

1) B
2) 4
3) 6
4) #
5) None of these

Directions (6-10) Study the following arrangement of numbers, letters and symbols carefully and answer the questions given below.

### M 8 C @ 5 A S % 6 Z K H 3 & F \$ 4 N # ? T W 9 β © H 7 P L 2 δ D

6. How many symbols in the sequence are either immediately followed by a letter belonging to the first half of the English alphabet or immediately followed by a number?

1) Five
2) Six
3) Seven
4) Eight
5) None of these

7. What is the total number of the ‘numbers’ immediately followed by a letter and the ‘symbols’ immediately preceded by a letter together in the given sequence?

1) 9
2) 10
3) 11
4) 12
5) None of these

8. Four of the following five are similar in respect of their positions in the above sequence and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1) 5 6 3
2) & N W
3) ? b 7
4) @ % H
5) # 9 7

9. If the positions of the letters in the sequence are reoccupied by the letters themselves after getting arranged alphabetically from left, which of the following will indicate the position of ‘L’ in the new arrangement?

1) 17th from the left
2) 14th from the right
3) 16th from the left
4) 18th from the right
5) None of these

10. If the position of 24 elements from the right end are reversed, which of the following will be sixteenth element from the left end?

1) %
2) b
4) H
5) None of these

Directions (11-15): The following questions are based on the five words given below:

#### WIT        BAR       URN            ELF           TOP

(The new words formed after performing the mentioned operations may or may not necessarily be meaningful English words.)

11. If in each of the words, all the alphabets are arranged in English alphabetical order within the word, how many words will NOT begin with a vowel?

1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) More than three

12. How many letters are there in the English alphabetical series between the second letter of the word which is second from the right and the third letter of the word which is third from the left of the given words?

1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) Four
5) Five

13. If in each of the given words, each of the consonants is changed to the previous letter and each vowel is changed to the next letter in the English alphabetical series, in how many words thus formed will no vowels appear?

1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) More than three

14. If the last alphabet in each of the words is changed to the next alphabet in the English alphabetical order, how many words having two vowels (same or different vowels) will be formed?

1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) Four

15. If the given words are arranged in the order as they would appear in a dictionary from left to right, which of the following will be fourth from the left?

1) WIT
2) BAR
3) URN
4) ELF
5) TOP

16. Veena walked 5m towards north, took a left turn and walked 7m. She took a left turn again and walked 8m before taking a left turn and walking 7m. She then took a final left turn and walked 1m before stopping. How far is Veena from the starting point?

1) 3m
2) 6m
3) 4m
4) 2m
5) 7m

17. In a certain code, IDEAS is written as HEDBR and WOULD is written as VPTMC. How will RIGHT be written in the same code?

1) QJHIS
2) QJFGS
3) SHHGU
4) QJFIU
5) QJFIS