# Reasoning: Coding/Decoding Questions – Set 38

Directions (1-5): Answer the questions based on the information given below:

In a certain language,
“mobiles are very good” is coded as “U6F K8E Z8Z V14T”
“department has vrs schemes” is coded as “N20U J14T D6T U6T”
“europe tax american scholar” is coded as “J14S I16O D6Y K12F”
“per capitals rupees orders” is coded as “K16T X12T H6S U12T”

1. How is the word “AGGRANDIZE” coded in the given language?
K22E
E20D
K20F
G20R
None of these
Option C
Explanation:
STEP1:
a) If the number of letters of the word is even, then first element of the code is determined by, Number of letters of word + Alphabetical number of the first letter of word =letter corresponding to resultant number.
b) If the number of letters of the word is odd, then first element of the code is determined by, Number of letters of word + Alphabetical number of the second letter of word =letter corresponding to resultant number.
STEP2: The second element of the code is twice the number of letters of that word.
STEP3: The third element of the code is the letter succeeding last letter of the word.

2. How is the word “BLANDISHMENT” coded in the given language?
B20U
M22U
N21V
N24U
None of these
Option D

3. How is the word “CIRCUMLOCUTION” coded in the given language?
C20U
N28O
O28Q
Q27U
Q28O
Option E

4. How is the word “EMBEZZLEMENT OBSTREPEROUS” coded in the given language?
Q28I N21Y
N54T Q25U
Q22U M34T
None of these
Q24U N24T
Option E

5. In the given paragraph, the code “P22Z ” represents which of the given words?
SOBRIETY
SCURRILOUS
SERENDIPITY
PROSCRIBE
RELEGATE
Option C

Directions (6-10): Answer the questions based on the information given below:

P ‘ Q implies P + Q
P : Q implies P – Q
P ! Q implies P ÷ Q
P * Q implies P * Q

1. A boy travels with a speed of “s” from X to Y and returns from Y to X with speed “q” .What is the average speed of the boy over the entire journey?
2s!q/s’q
2s*q/s!q
2s:q/s’q
2s*q/s’q
none of these
Option D

2. Sheerin has a cuboid box which has length ,breadth and height which can be shown by “x”, “y” and “z” respectively.What is the formula for its total surface area?
2[(x’y) ‘ (y*z) ‘ (x*z)]
2[(x*y) ‘ (y!z) ‘ (x*z)]
2[(x:y) ‘ (y*z) ‘ (x:z)]
2[(x*y) ‘ (y*z) ‘ (x*z)]
None of these
Option D

3. Answer the questions based on the information given below:
If ” @ ” indicates either ” +” or ” * ” , solve the following questions. What is the maximum value of 1@2@3@4@5@6@7 ?

4514
5041
9401
5874
8255
Option B
Use multiplication between 2 to 7 and then use addition between 1 and 2. we will get 5041

4. What is lowest value of 1@2@3@4 ?
8
10
12
11
None of these
Option E
Use multiply between 1 and 2 and addition between 2,3 and 4. It will give 9.

5. If
P implies “+” ,
Q implies ” – ” ,
R implies ” * ” ,
S implies ” / ” ,
then calculate value of expression 3P4Q5R6S1 ?

– 27
– 21
22.5
– 23
None of these
Option D
3 + 4 – 5 * 6 / 1 =3 + 4 – 5 * 6 = 3 + 4 -30 = – 23