867 495 736 592 619

Important for :

1

B

The given sequence:867 495 736 592 619

Writing all the odd numbers in a reverse order, we get

768 594 736 592 916

The final sequence of numbers in descending order:

916 768 736 594 592

Hence, the second number from the right end will be:

Option B is hence the correct answer.

2

D

The given sequence:867 495 736 592 619

Subtracting 1 from each even digit of each of the numbers:

866 484 626 482 608

Changing every perfect square digit into 5, we get:

866 585 626 582 608

The sum of the least and the greatest number:

582 + 866 = 1448

Hence, the correct answer is option D.

3

D

The given sequence:867 495 736 592 619

Arranging all the digits in increasing order from left to right within the number, we get:

678 459 367 259 169

Highest number = 678

Lowest number = 169

Required Difference = 678 – 169 = 509

Hence, the correct answer is option D.

4

C

The given sequence:

867 495 736 592 619

Here, the lowest number = 4**9**5 and the highest digit in it is 9.

And, the highest number =**86**7 in which the highest and lowest digits are 8 and 6 respectively.

Required Sum = 9 + 8 + 6 = 23

Hence, the correct answer is option C.

867 495 736 592 619

Here, the lowest number = 4

And, the highest number =

Required Sum = 9 + 8 + 6 = 23

Hence, the correct answer is option C.

5

D

The given sequence:

867 495 736 592 619

Interchanging the position of first and second digit of each number, we get:

687 945 376 952 169

Highest number = 952

Second highest number = 945

Required Sum = 952 + 945 = 1897

Hence, the correct answer is option D.

867 495 736 592 619

Interchanging the position of first and second digit of each number, we get:

687 945 376 952 169

Highest number = 952

Second highest number = 945

Required Sum = 952 + 945 = 1897

Hence, the correct answer is option D.

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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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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.

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

A. 5

B. 1

C. 2

D. None

E. None of these

Given Series: 2 $ D

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

Hence option C is correct.

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

ICE TEN JAM GIF AIM

A. 3

B. 1

C. 2

D. None

E. None of these

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.

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

459 328 746 289 684

A. 328

B. 459

C. 684

D. 746

E. 289

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.

These are the three patterns in which questions are commonly seen in bank and insurance exams. For detailed quizzes you can log on to www.smartkeeda.com where you will find variety of quizzes covering almost every topic that features in bank exams and that too updated with latest pattern observed in recent exams like SBI PO Pre and Mains, IBPS PO Pre, SBI Clerk Pre and Mains. You can also download free pdf on alphanumeric series questions with answers from www.smartkeeda.com

For unmatched content with detailed explanations in full length tests please visit testzone.smartkeeda.com

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