Directions (1-5): **Study the following alphanumeric series carefully and answer the questions given below:**

B $ W E ! U 7 ^ X $ W & D K % 2 3 8 E 4 I N 3 2 4 @ 8 W * R 1 2

**Q1. How many consonants in the above series are immediately preceded and followed by symbols?**

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) More than three

**Q2. Which element is 4th to the right of the element which is 8th from the left end?**

(a) D

(b) &

(c) W

(d) K

(e) None of these

**Q3. What is the exact number of vowels between the 8th element from the left and 15th from the left?**

(a) none

(b) one

(c) two

(d) three

(e) more than three

**Q4. What would come at the question mark in the following sequence?**

B ! W 7 W X D 3 % ?

(a) 7WX

(b) @5B

(c) E I 3

(d) E 3 I

(e) none of these

**Q5. How many numbers are there in the above series which are followed by numbers and preceded by vowels?**

(a) none

(b) one

(c) two

(d) three

(e) more than three

Directions (6-10): **Study the set of numbers given below and answer the questions which follow:**

864 883 868 867 858

**Q6. Which of the following numbers will be obtained if the second digit of the lowest number is subtracted from the first digit of the largest number after subtracting one from each digit of each of the numbers?**

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) 0

**Q7. If in each number, the first and the last digits are interchanged, then which of the following will be the third highest number?**

(a) 867

(b) 858

(c) 864

(d) 883

(e) 868

**Q8. If in each number, the second and the first digits are interchanged, then which will be the highest number?**

(a) 867

(b) 858

(c) 864

(d) 883

(e) 868

**Q9. If one is subtracted from the first digit of each of the numbers and then the first and the third digits are interchanged, then which of the following will be the lowest?**

(a) 867

(b) 858

(c) 864

(d) 883

(e) 868

**Q10. If in each number, all the three digits are arranged in the descending order, then which of the following will be the third lowest number?**

(a) 867

(b) 858

(c) 864

(d) 883

(e) 868

Directions (11-15): **These questions are based on the following arrangement. Study it carefully and answer the questions below it.**

8 1 2 1 8 4 9 8 1 7 2 3 6 5 2 7 3 2 4 7 3 5 2 4 8 9 8 2 4

**Q11. Which element is exactly midway between seventh from the left end and seventeenth from the right end?**

(a) 8

(b) 2

(c) 5

(d) 6

(e) 7

**Q12. How many perfect squares are there to the right of the tenth element from the right end?**

(a) Two

(b) One

(c) Three

(d) Four

(e) more than four

**Q13.How many perfect squares are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by an even number and immediately followed by an even number?**

(a) None

(b) Three

(c) Two

(d) One

(e) More than three

**Q14. How many perfect cubes are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed and proceeded by an odd number?**

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) More than three

**Q15. Which of the following element is 5th to the right of 10th from the right end?**

(a) 9

(b) 8

(c) 2

(d) 1

(e) None of these

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**Solutions**

S1. Ans. (c)

S2. Ans. (b)

S3. Ans. (a)

S4. Ans. (d)

S5. Ans. (a)

S6. Ans.(c)

S7. Ans.(a)

S8. Ans.(d)

S9. Ans.(d)

S10. Ans.(d)

S11. Ans(e)

S12. Ans(c)

S13. Ans(e)

S14. Ans(b)

S15. Ans(b)