# 3rd Class Mental Ability Coding-Decoding

Coding-Decoding

Category : 3rd Class

Coding-Decoding

Learning Objectives

• To get aware of coding - decoding.
• Improving the logical ability.
• To be perfect in solving problems.

Coding-Decoding

In yet another manner of coding/ particular words are assigned code names which are further coded. The questions on this pattern may appear meaningless but the codes must not be confused with the basic properties of reality.

Example-1

1. If 'red' is called 'blue’, blue' is called 'pink', 'pink' is called 'green' and 'green' is called 'yellow', then what is the colour of sky?

(a) Red                          (b) Blue

(c) Pink                          (d) Green

(e) None of these

Explanation: Colour of sky is blue but blue is called pink.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

1. If 'book' is called 'pen', 'pen' is called 'sky', 'sky' is called 'water' and 'water' is called 'chair', then what do we drink?

(a) Book                                    (b) Water

(c) Pen                          (d) Chair

(e) None of these

Explanation: We drink water and water is called chair.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (d).

1. If 'May' is called 'February', 'February' is called 'January', 'January' is called 'December' and 'December' is called 'August', then first month of the year is ____.

(a) January                    (b) February

(c) December                  (d) August

(e) None of these

Explanation: First month of the year is January and January is called December.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

1. If 'teacher' is called 'driver', 'driver' is called 'shopkeeper', 'shopkeeper' is called 'postman' and 'postman' is called 'police', then who brings letters for us.

(a) Teacher                    (b) Driver

(c) Police                       (d) Postman

(e) None of these

Explanation: Postman brings letter for us and Postman is called Police.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

5.            If is called is called and is called then, Which one has five sides?

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e) None of these

Explanation: has 5 sides and is called .

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

6.            If ‘W is coded as ‘X’ ‘S' as ‘L' and ‘R' as 'V’, how will ‘ANSWER’ be written?

(a) LANXET                   (b) ANXWER

(c) XETLANS                 (d) ANLXET

(e) None of these

Explanation: All other alphabets will remain unchanged expect W, S and R, so,

'ANSWER7 will be coded as: ANLXET

Alphabets whose codes are given:

W$\to$X, S$\to$L, R$\to$T

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (d).

1. If ‘Pakistan’ is called ‘Bangladesh', ‘Bangladesh’ is called ‘Nepal', ‘Nepal' is called ‘India' and ‘India' is called ‘Australia', then what is the name of our country?

(a) Pakistan                    (b) Nepal

(c) India                         (d) Australia

(e) None of these

Explanation: The name of our country is India and India is called Australia.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (d).

1. If 'Father' is called 'Mother', 'Mother' is called 'Uncle' and 'Uncle' is called 'brother', then who cooks food for you?

(a) Father                        (b) Mother

(c) Uncle                                    (d) Brother

(e) None of these

Explanation: Mother cooks food for us and Mother is called uncle.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

1. If 'School' called 'Bank', 'Bank' is called 'Jail', 'Jail' is called 'House' and 'House' is called 'Jungle', then from where do we get the cash?

(a) School                       (b) Bank

(c) Jail                                       (d) House

(e) None of these

Explanation: We get cash from bank and bank is called jail.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

1. If 'Patna' is called 'Agra', 'Agra' is called 'Delhi', 'Delhi' is called 'Kolkata' and 'Kolkata' is called 'Banglore', then where is the India Gate?

(a) Patna                       (b) Delhi

(c) Kolkata                     (d) Agra

(e) None of these

Explanation: India Gate is in Delhi and Delhi is called Kolkata.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

1. If + is called $\mathbf{\times }$,$\mathbf{\times }$is called $\mathbf{\div }$ and $\mathbf{\div }$ is called -, then 6 $\mathbf{\div }$ 2=7

(a) 8                              (b) 3

(c) 4                             (d) 12

(e) None of these

Explanation: 6 $\div$ 2 =?

$\div$is called-. So, 6 $\div$ 2 = 6 – 2 = 4

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

1. If 2 is called 4, 4 is called 5, 5 is called 7 and 7 is called 10 then 4 + 7 =?

(a) 11                           (b) 15

(c) 14                           (d) 12

(e) None of these

Explanation: 4 + 7 =?

4 is called 5

7 is called 10

So, 5+10=15

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (b).

1. If 'cylinder' is called ‘cube’, ‘cube’ is called ‘sphere’ and ‘sphere’ is called ‘cone’ then. Which shape resembles to a ball?

(a) cube                                     (b) sphere

(c) cone                                     (d) cylinder

(e) None of these

Explanation: Ball resembles to sphere and sphere is called cone.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (c).

1. If B is called 5, A is called Z, L is called 9 and 9 is called X, then BALL can be written as____?

(a) BZ9A                                   (b) 5Z99

(c) BA99                                    (d) B9AX

(e) None of these

Explanation: 5Z99

B$\to$5, A$\to$Z, L$\to$9

BALL$\to$5Z99

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (b).

1. 'Basket’ is called 'Mobile’, 'Mobile’ is called ‘TV’ and ‘TV’ is called 'Bag’, then what we use to talk with people away from us?

(c) Mobile                      (d) Bag

(e) None of these

Explanation:

We use mobile to talk the people away from us and Mobile is called TV.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (b).

1. If ‘North’ is called ‘East’, ‘East’ is called ‘South7 and ‘South’ is called ‘West’, then Sun rises in the ____.

(a) North                                    (b) South

(c) East                                      (d) West

(e) None of these

Explanation:

The Sun rises in the East and East is called South.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (b).

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