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##### Directions : Read the following character sequence carefully and then answer the questions given below it: D E 5 B F K 8 P M T 7 H O 6 S R Q 4 X C 3 A Z W 2 LWhat will be the ninth character to the left of nineteenth character from the left in the above alphabet sequence ?
 1) M 2) T 3) 7 4) H 5) O
Explanation : 9th to the left of 19th from the left = (19-9=) 10th from the left =M.
##### Directions : Read the following character sequence carefully and then answer the questions given below it: D E 5 B F K 8 P M T 7 H O 6 S R Q 4 X C 3 A Z W 2 LWhat will be the second letter of the word made of the 3rd, 6th, 21st and 23rd characters of the given sequence? If no such word can be made your answer is X. If more than one such word can be made, your answer is P.
 1) A 2) C 3) P 4) X 5) E
Explanation : The letters are E, F, C and A. The possible words from these letters are FACE and CAFE.
##### Directions : Read the following character sequence carefully and then answer the questions given below it: D E 5 B F K 8 P M T 7 H O 6 S R Q 4 X C 3 A Z W 2 LWhich of the following will come in place of the question mark in the following series? D5F EBK BKP 8M7 ? R4C
 1) TH6 2) M7O 3) H6R 4) 7OS 5) None of these
Explanation : The first letter of each successive group is obtained by adding 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,...... letters to the first letter of the previous group. The other two letters are alternate letters from the first letter.
##### How many such pairs of letters are their in the word KINDNESS, each of which have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet ?
 1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) None of these
Explanation :
K  I  N  D  N  E  S  S

So, the pairs of letters are : N - S, E - I.
##### If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the first, the fifth, the ninth and the eleventh letters of the word PENULTIMATE using each letter only once, which of the following will be the third letter of that word? If no such word can be made give *N’ as the answer and If more than one such word can be formed give ‘D* as the answer.
 1) E 2) P 3) L 4) D 5) N
Explanation :
Specified letters : P, L, A, E
Meaningful words : LEAP, PALE
##### Pointing to a person, a man said to a women, ‘His mother is the only daughter of your father’’, How was the women related to the person ?
 1) Aunt 2) Mother 3) Wife 4) Daughter 5) None of these.
Explanation :
Only Daughter of women’s father „ women itself.
The persons mother is the woman itself.
Hence, the women is the person’s mother.
##### Four of the following five are alike in a certain way. Which one is NOT like the other four?
 1) Jumping 2) Running 3) Jogging 4) Exercising 5) Walking
Explanation : All others are different modes of exercising.
##### In a row of girls Rozali is 22nd from the left and 13th from the right. How many girls are there in the row ?
 1) 34 2) 35 3) 36 4) 38 5) None of these
Explanation :
Total girls = ( Rank from left + Rank from right) -1
= (22 + 13) - 1 = 34

##### ‘ACEG’ is related to ‘ZXVT’ in the same way as ‘HJLN’ is related to -
 1) TRPN 2) SQOM 3) OQSU 4) RPNL 5) None of these