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Directions: Study the following numbers carefully and answer the questions given beside:
 
867     495     736     592     619
1
If all the odd numbers in the sequence are written in a reverse order and then placed in descending order, which of the following numbers will be the second from the right end of the sequence?
» Explain it
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: 594

Option B is hence the correct answer.
2
If 1 is subtracted from each odd digit of each of the numbers first and then each perfect square digit is changed into 5, what is the sum of the least and the greatest number in the sequence thus obtained?
» Explain it
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
If all the digits are to be arranged in increasing order from left to right within the number then what will be the difference between the highest number and the lowest number thus obtained?
» Explain it
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
Which of the following values will be obtained if the highest digit of the lowest number is added to the sum of the highest and lowest digits of the highest number?
» Explain it
C
The given sequence:

867     495     736     592     619

Here, the lowest number = 495 and the highest digit in it is 9.

And, the highest number = 867 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.
5
If the position of first and second digit of each number are to be interchanged within the number then what would be the sum of the highest and second highest number thus obtained?
» Explain it
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.

Alphanumeric Quiz 22 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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