# Alphanumeric Symbol Series Questions for IBPS Clerk Pre | Alphanumeric Series PDF

Direction:The following questions are based on the given sequence of words:

AIR  SON  EAR  BED  INE
Important for :
1
If all the consonants of each word are changed to their next letter according to the english alphabetical series then how many new such words will be formed that have exactly two vowels?
» Explain it
E
The given sequence of words:

AIR SON EAR BED INE

Given sequence after changing the consonants to their next letter according to english alphabetical series.

AIS TOO EAS CEE IOE

Four such words (highlighted in bold ) are there that have exactly two vowels.

Hence, the correct answer is option E.
2
How many letters are between second letter of first word from right end and second letter of second word from left end in english alphabetical series?
» Explain it
C
The given sequence of words:

AIR SON EAR BED INE

Here, the second letter of first word from right end is ‘N’ and second letter of second word from left end is ‘O’.

And, we know that there are no letters between N and O in english alphabetical series.

Hence, the correct answer is option C.
3
How many meaningful words can be formed (using each letter once) from last letters of first, second, third and fourth word from the right end?
» Explain it
C
The given sequence of words:

AIR SON EAR BED INE

Here, the last letters of first, second, third and fourth word from the right end are E, D, R and N respectively.

The number of meaningful words that can be formed are two viz. Nerd and Rend.

Nerd - A person regarded as socially dull, unsophisticated, awkward, etc.

Rend - Tear (something) into pieces.

Hence, the correct answer is option C.
4
If all the letters in each word are arranged in alphabetical order within the word then how many such words are there which will remain unchanged?
» Explain it
B
The given sequence of words:

AIR SON EAR BED INE

Given sequence after arranging the letters of each word in alphabetical order within the word.

AIR NOS AER BDE IEN

Here, Only one such word is unchanged i.e AIR.

Hence, the correct answer is option B.
5
If ‘F’ is added to left of the word which starts with a vowel and ‘G’ is added to the right of the word which starts with a consonant then how many meaningful words can be formed?
» Explain it
A
The given sequence of words:

AIR   SON   EAR   BED   INE

Given sequence after adding ‘F’ to left of the word which starts with a vowel and ‘G’ to the right of the word which starts with a
consonant:

FAIR  SONG   FEAR   BEDG   FINE

Here, the number of meaningful words formed are 4.

Hence, the correct answer is option A.
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Alphanumeric Quiz 18 Page 1

The importance of Reasoning Aptitude section in any competitive exams is well known to all of us. Though the syllabus of Reasoning is so vast yet each topic here has its own weightage in determining the overall score for a candidate. The increasing competition has made it mandatory for the aspirants to have a strong command over each and every topic that has a high possibility of being seen in the upcoming exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk IBPS SO, Canara Bank PO and several other exams that are lined up in the coming year.

Today we will discuss a new topic, which is very easy to understand and quick to attempt. We are talking about “Alphanumeric Symbol series”. As the name suggests these questions are based on a series which could comprise of alphabets alone,numbers alone or a mixture of alphabets, numbers and symbols. Be it IBPS Clerk or SBI Clerk, IBPS PO or SBI PO, IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 or IBPS RRB Office Assistant, Canara Bank PO or BOB PO, LIC AAO or NIACL Assistant, IBPS SO or even CLAT. Every sort of exam do features at least 3-4 questions on this topic.

After a brief introduction of the topic i.e. “Alphanumeric Symbol series”. Now let us quickly revise the various patterns in which we have already seen such questions in several exams like IBPS Clerk Mains 2017, IBPS PO Pre 2016 and 2017, SBI Clerk Mains 2018 so far.

Pattern 1

Directions: Study the following series carefully and answer the questions based on it.

2 \$ D G T 5 & A H ^ Y T ( O P 7 % K + L 1 7 @

Question: How many consonants are immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a number?
A. 5
B. 1
C. 2
D. None
E. None of these

Explanation:

Given Series: 2 \$ D G T 5 & A H ^ Y T ( O P 7 % K + L 1 7 @

Clearly, 2 consonants are such which are immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a number.

Hence option C is correct.

Pattern 2

When only words are given as a series and questions are based on it.

Directions: Following questions are based on five 3-letter words.

ICE TEN JAM GIF AIM

Question: If T is added in the last of all the words that starts with a consonant and D is added in the beginning of the words that start with vowels, then how many meaningful words can be formed?
A. 3
B. 1
C. 2
D. None
E. None of these

Explanation:

Given Series: ICE TEN JAM GIF AIM

New Series:  DICE TENT JAMT GIFT DAIM

Only three meaningful words i.e. DICE, GIFT and TENT can be formed after such operation.

Hence option A is correct.

Pattern 3

When only numbers are given as a series and questions are based on it.

Directions: Following questions are based on five 3-digit numbers.

459 328 746 289 684

Question: If all the even digits are subtracted by 1 and odd digits are subtracted by 2, then which of the following will be the second lowest digit?

A. 328
B. 459
C. 684
D. 746
E. 289

Explanation:

Given Series: 459 328 746 289 684

New series:  337 117 535 177 573

Here the second lowest number is 177 which represents 289.

Hence option E is correct.

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