Series Questions and Answers : Logical Reasoning

  • Instruction (Q.1 - 5) : Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.
    B 5 R 1 @ E K 4 F 7 © D A M 2 P 3 % 9 H 1 W 8 * 6 U J $ V Q #
  • 1. Which of the following is the sixth to the left of the seventeenth from the left end of the above arrangement?
   A.) ©
   B.) 7
   C.) D
   D.) A

Answer: Option 'A'

6th to the left of 17th from the left end means 11th from left = ©

  • 2. Which of the following is exactly in the middle between 7 and $ in the above arrangment?
   A.) %
   B.) 9
   C.) H
   D.) 3

Answer: Option 'B'

7 - > 9 < - $

  • 3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their position in the above arrengement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
   A.) PM3
   B.) KFE
   C.) 6J*
   D.) 7D4

Answer: Option 'D'

P -> (-2) M -> (+3) 3 
K -> (+2) F -> (-3) E 
6 -> (+2) J -> (-3) * 
7 -> (+2) D -> (-4) 4

  • 4. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number but not immediately followed by a consonant?
   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Number|symbol|Consonant
Such combinations are :
1@E, 3%9, 8*6

  • 5. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by another consonant but not imediately preceded by a symbol?
   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'D'

There is no such Consonant

  • Instructions (Q.6 - 10) :
    Study the following arrengement carefully and answer the questions given below.
    R D 1 5 E % K 3 J I 9 P 8 # G 2 b $ K M 6 W @ N 4 © T * 7 F H
  • 6. Which of the following is the third to the right of the twelth from the left end of the above arrangement?
   A.) J
   B.) O
   C.) B
   D.) ©

Answer: Option 'B'

3rd to the right of 12th from the left end impiles that the element is 15th from left end. 
3rd right + 12th left = 15th from left 
Required answer = O

  • 7. Which of the following is the seventh to the right of the nineteenth from the right end?
   A.) P
   B.) 3
   C.) M
   D.) W

Answer: Option 'C'

7th to the right of 19th from the right end implies that the element is 12th from right. 
7th right - 19th right = 12th right 
Answer = M

  • 8. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a consonant and immediately followed by a symbol?
   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'B'

Consonant|Number|Symbol 
There are 2 combinations: P8#, N4©

  • 9. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a number?
   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) None

Answer: Option 'B'

Symbol|Consonant|Number 
%K3, @N4

  • 10. Which of the following is exactly in the middle between the tenth from the left and the eighth from the right end?
   A.) $
   B.) B
   C.) #
   D.) G

Answer: Option 'B'

10th from the left end is I and 8th from right end is N. 
I 9 P 8 # O 2      B      $ K M 6 W @ N