Coding-Decoding - Logical Reasoning (MCQ) Questions

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1)   In a coded message, SLOW MOVE, GET BACKWARDS, FIRE AWAY is written as VFMD ZMWE, BEN PCTLDCOXU, QHOE CDCI.
• Based on this coding scheme, spot the codes for following words
SALTY

- Published on 15 May 17

a. UCFNI
b. UCFIN
c. UCINF
d. UCHIN

Explanation:

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

• In a coded message, SLOW MOVE, GET BACKWARDS, FIRE AWAY is written as VFMD ZMWE, BEN PCTLDCOXU, QHOE CDCI.
• Based on this coding scheme, spot the codes for following words
BRICKS

- Published on 15 May 17

a. POHTUL
b. POHLLU
c. POHTLU
d. POHULT

Explanation:

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

• In a coded message, SLOW MOVE, GET BACKWARDS, FIRE AWAY is written as VFMD ZMWE, BEN PCTLDCOXU, QHOE CDCI.
• Based on this coding scheme, spot the codes for following words
FIERCE

- Published on 15 May 17

a. QHEHTE
b. QHEEOT
c. QHETOE
d. QHEOTE

Explanation:

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

4)   In the following question, choose the correct code form.

In a code language MOBILE is written as ASDFGH, STORK is written as PLSQW. How is MOTORBIKE written in that code?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. ASLSQDFWH
b. ASLSQDHWH
c. ASLSGHQDW
d. ASLSASFWH

Explanation:

 Letter M O B I L E S T R K Code A S D F G H P L Q W
 Letter M O T O R B I K E Code A S L S Q D F W H

5)   In each of the following questions, choose the correct code form.

In a certain code, MEN is written as ABC and DARK is written as LSTZ. How can READ be written in this code?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. TCSL
b. TBSL
c. TASL
d. TLSL

Explanation:

 Letter M E N D A R K Code A B C L S T Z
 Letter R E A D Code T B S L

6)   In a certain code language, ‘it be pee’ means ‘dogs are blue’, ‘sik hee’ means ‘large horses’ and ‘pee mit hee’ means ‘horses are pigs’.

How is ‘pig’ written in this code?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. Hee
b. Pee
c. Sik
d. Mit
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Mit Explanation: In the second and third statements, the common code is ‘hee’ and the common word is ‘horses’. So, ‘hee’ means ‘horses’.Thus, ‘sik’ means ‘large’ from second statement.In first and third statements, the common code is ‘pee’ and common word is ‘are’. So, ‘pee’ means ‘are’.Thus, ‘mit’ means ‘pigs’ from third statement.

7)   In a certain code language, ‘it be pee’ means ‘dogs are blue’, ‘sik hee’ means ‘large horses’ and ‘pee mit hee’ means ‘horses are pigs’.

How is ‘pigs are large horses’ written in this code?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. Mit pee sik hee
b. Sik it pee be
c. Cannot be determined
d. None of these
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Mit pee sik hee Explanation: In the second and third statements, the common code is ‘hee’ and the common word is ‘horses’. So, ‘hee’ means ‘horses’.Thus, ‘sik’ means ‘large’ from second statement.In first and third statements, the common code is ‘pee’ and common word is ‘are’. So, ‘pee’ means ‘are’.Thus, ‘mit’ means ‘pigs’ from third statement.So, the code is ‘Mit pee sik hee’

8)   In a certain code language, ‘it be pee’ means ‘dogs are blue’, ‘sik hee’ means ‘large horses’ and ‘pee mit hee’ means ‘horses are pigs’.

How is ‘dogs’ written in that code?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. It
b. Be
c. Pee
d. Cannot be determined
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Cannot be determined Explanation: From the given information, it cannot be determined which of the remaining codes in first statement stands for ‘dogs’.

9)   In a certain code language, ‘it be pee’ means ‘dogs are blue’, ‘sik hee’ means ‘large horses’ and ‘pee mit hee’ means ‘horses are pigs’.

How is ‘large’ written in that code?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. Hee
b. Sik
c. Pee
d. None of these
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Sik Explanation: In the second and third statements, the common code is ‘hee’ and the common word is ‘horses’. So, ‘hee’ means ‘horses’.Thus, ‘sik’ means ‘large’ from second statement.In first and third statements, the common code is ‘pee’ and common word is ‘are’. So, ‘pee’ means ‘are’.Thus, ‘mit’ means ‘pigs’ from third statement.

10)   In the following question, choose the correct code form.

In a code language, ‘mok dan sil’ means ‘big bad wrestler’, ‘fit kon dan’ means ‘wrestler is good’, ‘cold tir fit’ means ‘he is new’.

Which word stands for ‘is’ in that language?

- Published on 03 May 17

a. Fit
b. Kon
c. Dan
d. Mok
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Fit Explanation: In the first and second statements, the common code is ‘dan’ and the common word is ‘wrestler’. In the second and third statements, the common words is ‘fit’ and the common word is ‘is’.So, ‘fit’ means ‘is’.

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