# Practice Sequential order test - verbal reasoning Online Quiz (set-1) For All Competitive Exams

#### Q-1) Each of P, Q, T, A and B have different heights. T is taller than P and B but shorter than A and Q. P is not the shortest, who is the tallest?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

According to the question, A/Q > T > P/B

But P is not the shortest.

Therefore, **A/Q** > T > P > B

So, tallest is either A or Q.

#### Q-2) N is more intelligent than M. M is not as intelligent as Y. X is more intelligent than Y but not as good as N. Who is the most intelligent of all?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

**Explanation:**

According to the question,

N > M, Y > M, N > X > Y

On arranging the above data, we get

**N** > X > Y > M

So, N is the most intelligent among them.

##### Directions:

Answer the following questions based on the statements given below.- I. There are 3 poles on each side of the road.

II. These six poles are labelled A, B, C, D, E and F.

III. The poles are different colours namely - Golden, Silver, Metallic, Black, Bronze and White.

IV. The poles are of different heights.

V. E, the tallest pole, is exactly opposite to the golden coloured pole.

VI. The shortest pole is exactly opposite to the metallic coloured pole.

VII. F, the black coloured pole, is located between A and D.

VIII. C, the bronze coloured pole, is exactly opposite to A.

IX. B, the metallic coloured pole, is exactly opposite to F.

X. A, the white coloured pole, is taller than C but shorter than D and B.

#### Q-3) Which is the second tallest pole?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

**Explanation:**

It cannot be established that which of the two poles B/D is taller but it is sure that either of B or D is the second tallest.

##### Directions:

Study the following Arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

**S C M @ N £ T 2 Y 6 S α Q $ 7 β W # Z 3 U E % A 4.**

#### Q-4) If all the vowels are dropped from the above series, which of the following would be the eighth element to the right of the thirteenth element from the left end?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

The new arrangement becomes:

8 C M @ N £ T 2 Y 6 S α Q $ 7 β W # Z 3 % 4

The 13th element from the left end is Q, and the 8th element to the right of Q is %.

##### Directions:

Study the following Arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

**S C M @ N £ T 2 Y 6 S α Q $ 7 β W # Z 3 U E % A 4.**

#### Q-5) If each symbol is first converted into a numeral and then all the numerals are converted into English letters, how many converted English letters will be there in the above arrangement of elements?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

Clearly, required number of letters = number of symbols + number of numerals

= 7 + 6 = 13

#### Q-6)

In a row of children facing North, Ritesh is 12th from the left end. Sudhir, who is 22nd from the right end is 4th to the right of Ritesh. Total how many children are there in the row?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

Sudhir's position from left = (12 + 4) = 16th from left,

Clearly, there are three students between Ritesh and Sudhir.

Therefore, Total number of children = (12 + 3 + 22) = 37

#### Q-7) Sohan ranks 7th from the top and 26th from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

**Explanation:**

Total students in the class = 7 + 26 - 1

= 33 - 1 = 32

#### Q-8)

In a row of girls, Veena is 12th from the start and 19 from the end. In another row of girls, Sunita is 14th from the start and 20th from the end. How many girls are there in both the rows together?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

**Explanation:**

In the first row, Veena is 12th from start and 19th from the end.

Then, the total number of girls = (12 + 19 - 1) = 30

In the second row, Sunita is 14th from start and 20th from the end.

Then, total number of girls = (14 + 20 - 1) = 33

Therefore, Total number of girls = 30 + 33

= 63

##### Directions:

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:- (I) Kamal is available at home from 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

(II) His younger brother Navin is available at home on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

(III) The eldest brother Rajiv is available between 9 a.m. and 12 noon on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

#### Q-9) For how many days only one brother is available at a particular time in a week?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

Clearly, one brother is available at a particular time on all seven days of the week.

##### Directions:

Study the following Arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

**S C M @ N £ T 2 Y 6 S α Q $ 7 β W # Z 3 U E % A 4.**

#### Q-10) How many symbols are there in the above series each of which is immediately preceded and also immediately followed by a vowel?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

8 C M @ N £ T 2 Y 6 S α Q $ 7 β W # Z 3 U E **%** A 4

##### Directions:

Answer these questions referring to the symbol - letter - number sequence given below:

**2 P J @ 8 $ L B 1 V # Q 6 δ G W 9 K C D 3 © •£ 5 F R 7 A Y 4.**

#### Q-11) Four of the following five are similar in relation to their positions in the above sequence and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

In all other groups, the first element moves six steps forward to give the second element which in turn moves seven steps forward to give the third element.

##### Directions:

Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions.

**C E B A C D B C D A C E B E D C A B A D A C E D U B A U B D B U.**

#### Q-12)

How many such pairs of alphabets are there in the series of alphabets given in BOLD (D to C) in the given arrangement each of which has as many letters between them (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

#### Q-13) How many 4's are there preceded by 7 but not followed by 3?

5 9 3 2 1 7 4 2 6 9 7 4 6 1 3 2 8 7 4 1 3 8 3 2 5 6 7 4 3 9 5 8 2 0 1 8 7 4 6 3

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

#### Q-14) Ranjana correctly remembers that Kiran's birthday was after Tuesday but before Friday. Rajan correctly remembers that Kiran's birthday was after Wednesday but before Sunday. On which day of the week does Kiran's birthday definitely fall?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

#### Q-15) Nitin correctly remembers that Nidhi's birthday is before Friday but after Tuesday. Deepak correctly remembers that Nidhi's birthday is after Wednesday but before Saturday. On which of the following days does Nidhi's birthday definitely fall?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

##### Directions:

Answer these questions referring to the symbol - letter - number sequence given below:

**2 P J @ 8 $ L B 1 V # Q 6 δ G W 9 K C D 3 © •£ 5 F R 7 A Y 4.**

#### Q-16) Each symbol exchanges its position with its immediate right symbol / letter / number. Now, how many letters are there in the sequence which are immediately followed by a number and immediately preceded by a symbol?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**r: (c)

The new sequence is : 2 P J 8 @ L $ **B** 1 V Q # 6 G δ **W** 9 K C D 3 • £ 5 © F R 7 A Y 4

#### Q-17) P, Q, R and S are four males. P is the eldest in the group but he is not the poorest, R is the richest but not the eldest, Q is elder than S but he is not elder than P or R, P is richer than Q but he is not richer than S. How the four persons can be arranged in decreasing order of their age and money?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

**Explanation:**

Decreasing order (agewise)

P > R > Q > S

Decreasing order (moneywise)

R > S > P > Q

##### Directions:

Answer these questions referring to the symbol - letter - number sequence given below:

**2 P J @ 8 $ L B 1 V # Q 6 δ G W 9 K C D 3 © •£ 5 F R 7 A Y 4.**

#### Q-18) How many symbols and numbers are there in the sequence which are either immediately preceded or immediately followed by the letter which is from the first half of the English alphabet?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

Clearly, we have to find symbols and numbers each of which is either immediately preceded or immediately followed by any of the English letters from A to M.

Such elements may be indicated as shown:

2 P J **@** 8 **$** L B **1** V # Q 6 **δ** G W **9** K C D **3** © •£ **5** F R **7** A Y 4

#### Q-19) In the following series, how many Ks are there which are immediately preceded by N and immediately followed by U?

A B C D K N L J M N K S T R Z N K U A N K U B W X N K L S

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

**Explanation:**

##### Directions:

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:- (I) Kamal is available at home from 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

(II) His younger brother Navin is available at home on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

(III) The eldest brother Rajiv is available between 9 a.m. and 12 noon on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

#### Q-20) On which day(s) of a week, the youngest and the eldest brothers are available at home at the same time?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

**Explanation:**

Clearly, Navin and Rajiv are available at home at the same time on Monday and Thursday.