## WBCS MAIN PAPER VI : REASONING - RANKING

Direction: Study the following sequence of letters, digits and symbols carefully:

1.FWSY 56G?71EN#P3 @JBA4MR92+K

Which of the following elements will be the seyenth to the right of the tenth element from your right in the above sequence?

(A) R

(B) +

(C) 9

(D 2

2.Direction: Study the following sequence of letters, digits and symbols carefully:

FW\$Y56G?71EN#P3@JBA4MR92+K

If the first seventeen elements are written in the reverse order followed by the next eleven

elements, which element would be the fifth to the right of E?

(A) 5

(B) 6

(C) G

(D) ?

Direction : Study the following alphabetical sequence and answer the question based on it.

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1.If we write the letters of the above series in the reverse order which letter is the middlemost ?

(A) K      (B) V              (C) R    (D) A

Direction : Study the following alphabetical sequence and answer the question based on it.

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2.The number of vowels that are absent in the above series is

(A) 0       (B) 1       (C) 2           (D) 3

3.If all the letters of the word RATIONALISATION are written according to the alphabetical order, which letter will be farthest from the first letter ?

(A) T    (B) L    (C) R    (D) N

4.If the letters in the word "PSCEXAM" are rearranged according to the English alphabetical order, how many letter(s) will remain in the same position after the rearrangement ?

(A) 0    (B) 1   (C) 2   (D) 3

5.It the letters in the word "PSCEXAM" are rearranged according to the reverse English alphabetical order, how many letter(s) will remain in the same position after the rearrangement ?

(A) 0        (B) 1             (C) 2    (D) 3

6.If Pamela ranks seventeenth in a class of thirty-one, what is her rank from the last ?

(A) 12  (B) 14       (C) 15       (D) 16

Direction : Suppose the day after tomorrow is NOT Saturday

Direction : Study the following alphabetical sequence and answer the question based on it.

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7.How many vowels are there in the above series which are immediately preceded by a consonant ?

(A) 6    (B) 7    (C) 8      (D) 9

8.In a certain code language PREMONITION being coded as 68530492901, you will write MONITOR as :

(A) 3059205      (B) 3042900  (C) 3049203       (D) 3049208

Direction : Suppose the following words

Man, Men, Machine, Method, Methodical, Make, Mentor, Map

are arranged according to dictionary rule.

9.Which of them will be at the end ?

(A) Men           (B) Method      (C) Methodical            (D) Mentor

Direction : Study the following alphabetical sequence and answer the question based on it.

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10.If we drop all the vowels from the above series which letter will be in the middle position ?

(A) K       (B) V             (C) B    (D) R

Direction : Study the following alphabetical sequence and answer the question based on it.

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11.The difference between the number of consonants and the number of vowels in the above series is

(A) 10       (B) 13          (C) 17              (D) 25

12.How many 3-letter words with or without meaning, can be formed out of the letters of the word 'LOGARITHMS', if repetition of letters is not allowed ?

(A) 720            (B) 420            (C) 5040          (D) 256

13.Which of the following words can be formed using only the letters of the word "PSCEXAMINATION" ? (When framing a word you can use any letter at most the number of time/ times it appears in the above word.)

(A) SCIENCE  (B) MOTHER   (C) MSCEXAMINATION      (D) STEPIN

Direction : Study the following alphabetical sequence and answer the question based on it.

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14.The sum of the number of consonants and the number of vowels in the above series is

(A) 35       (B) 36       (C) 37     (D) 38

1.In each of these questions, jumbled letters of a meaningful word are given. You are to rearrange these letters and select from the given alternatives the world which is almost opposite in meaning to the rearranged word (Question Nos. 140 -142) :

2.YPCUIAT

(A) Surplus       (B) Scarcity       (C) Presence       (D) Richness

3.SAYMTNE

(A) Hostility       (B) Acquittal       (C) Immunity       (D) Punishment

4.MRPBLOE

5.Nitin ranks eighteenth in a class of 49 students. What is his rank from the last ?

(A) 18      (B) 19      (C) 31      (D) 32

6.Arrange the following in a logical order :

7.Shoulder 2.   Wrist   3.           Elbow   4.        Plam   5. Finger

(A) 2, 4, 5, 3, 1      (B) 3, 1, 4, 2, 5       (C) 3, 4, 5, 2, 1      (D) 5, 4, 2, 3, 1

8.The position of the first and the fifth digits of the number 81943275 are interchanged. Similarly the position of the second and the sixth digits are interchanged and so on till the forth and the eight digits. Which of the following will be the third digit from the right end after the rearrangement ?

(A) 1        (B) 9       (C) 2        (D) 4

1.How many such 5s are there in the following number sequence each of which is immediately preceded by 3 or 4 but not immediately followed by 8 or 9 ?

3  5  9  5  4  5  5  3  5  8  4  5  6

7  3  5  7  5  5  4  5  2  3  5  1  0

(A) None          (B) Three         (C) Four      (D) Five

2.Rohan ranks seventh from the top and twenty sixth from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class ?

(A) 31      (B) 32           (C) 33      (D) 34

3.If the letters in the word POWERFUL are rearranged as they appear in the English alphabets, the position of how many letters will remain unchanged after the rearrangement ?

(A) None       (B) One  (C) Two            (D) Three

4.Select the Combination of numbers so that the letters arranged accordingly will form a meaningful word:

P          N          O         A          C          L          M         I

1          2          3          4          5          6          7          8

(A) 2, 7, 8, 6, 4, 3, 1, 5

(B) 4, 7, 5, 2, 6, 8, 1, 3

(C) 5, 3, 7, 1, 6, 4, 8, 2

(D) 7, 1, 8, 5, 6, 2, 4, 3

4.From the given alternatives, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word:

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(A) PRIMUS     (B) SMART      (C) RUSTIC      (D) MASTER

5.S * 4 M @ K % 9 + A L \$ R 3 U 5 H & # Z V 2 Ω W 7 Q X 6 t F G £

If all the symbols are dropped from the arrangement, then which will be 12th element from the right end of the given arrangement ?

(A) 5   (B) R   (C) U       (D) H

1 .Which letter will be tenth to the left of the fifteen letters from the left end of the following sequence ?

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

(A) D    (B) E      (C) F              (D) G

1.Look carefully for the pattern, and then choose which pair of numbers comes next :

9 12 11 14 13 16 15

(A) 14  13      (B) 18  21       (C) 18  17              (D) 17  18

2.In a row 'A' is in the 11th position from the left and 'B' is in the 10th position from the right. If 'A' and 'B' interchange, then 'A' becomes 18th from the left. How many persons are there in the row other than 'A' and 'B' ?

(A) 27   (B) 26            (C) 25              (D) 24

3.The letters L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T in their order are substituted by nine integers 1 to 9 but not in that order. 4 is assigned to P. The difference between P and T is 5. The difference between N and T is 3. What is the integer assigned to N ?

(A) 7       (B) 5              (C) 4        (D) 6

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