Coding and Decoding

Directions for Q. No. 1 to 12: In each of the following questions, find the correct answer from the gi.ven alternatives.

1.         If in a code language MADRAS is coded as NZEQBR, then CALCUTTA will be coded as


(d) BBKBTUSB   (e) None                                               

2.         If in a code language MADRAS is coded as TBSEBN, then NEW DELHI will be coded as


3.         If BROWN is coded as ZPMUL, then VIOLET will lie coded as

(a) TGMJCR (b) SGMJCQ (c) TGMJCQ (d) TGWCQ (e) None

4.         If BEAT is written as GIDV, SOUP may be written as

(a) YSXR     (b) ZSYS         (c) XSYSR   (d) XSXR        (e) None

5.         If BRASS is coded as 63516, then SIR will be coded as

(a) 631         (b) 315             (c) 536          (d) 617             (e) None

6.         If BEST is written as VYMN, DTCP may be written as  

(a) WNVJ     (b) XNWJ        (c) XMWJ    (d) XNWL       (e) None

7.         If SYSTEM is written as SYSMET, and NEARER as AENRER, then FRACTION will be coded as :

(a) ARFTTOON                   (b) CARFNOIT                   

(c) ARFITCNO                     (d) NOITCARF                    (e) None

8.         If SUGAR is coded as RPKLU, then GURUS may be coded

(a) KPUPR  (b) RPVPR      (c) LKRIGP (d) PKVKR     (e) None

9.         If HINDU is coded as 61257, and MAN is coded as 924, then INDIRA will be coded as

(a) 454626  (b) 594921      (c) 452787   (d) 884572      (e) None

10.      If NOCIE is written as $ @ # ? %, and SCENT is written as # % * ^ @, then COIN will be written as

(a) #?$@      (b) #?@%        (c) @ ^ ?$    (d) #$@%       (e) None

11.      If AMRITSAR is coded as MAIRSTRA, then CALCUTTA will be coded as

(a) ACLCTUAT                   (b) LACTUCAT                  

(c) ACCLTUAT                   (d) ACCLUTAT                   (e) None

12.      If ACNE is coded as 3, 7, 29, 11, then BOIL will be coded as

(a) 5, 31, 21, 25                    (b) 5, 31, 19, 25                   

(c) 5, 29, 19, 25                    (d) 5, 29, 19, 27                    (e) None

Directions for Q. No. 13 to 17: Excluding the exceptions mentioned below, the digits in each of the questions are to be transferred into letter codes as follows:                      

Digit    0     1   2    3   4    5  6   7    8   9

Letter Code    A    B   C   D   E    F           G   H   I   J

Exceptions :

I.       If a number begins with a non-zero even digit, that digit should be coded as ‘N’.

II.      If a number begins with a non-zero odd digit that digit. should be coded as ‘P’.

III.    If a number begins and also ends with a non-zero even digit, those two digits at the extreme ends should be coded as ‘Q’.

IV.    If a number begins and also ends with a non-zero odd. digit, those two digits at the extreme ends should be coded as ‘W’. Barring these exceptions, the other digits should be codified as per the above mentioned letter-coded.

13.      2732869

(a) NHDCIGP                     (b) CHDCIGN                     

(c) QHDCIGP                       (d) NHDCIGJ                       (e) None

14.      4658630

        (a) EGFIGDA            (b) NGFIGDN                      

          (c) NGFIGDA             (d) PGFIGDA                        (e) None

15.      5986547                                   

(a) WJIGFEW                     (b) WJIGFEH                      

(c) DJIGFEW                        (d) QJIGFEQ                         (e) None


16.      9096572

(a) JAJGFHC                       (b) PAJGFHC                      

(c) QAJGFHP                        (d) NAJGFHN                       (e) None

17.      7284691

(a) PCIEGJB                         (b) WCIEGJW                     

(c) PCIEGJP                          (d) PCIEGJW                        (e) None

18.      In a certain language ‘pre not bis’ means ‘smoking is harmful’, bog dor not’ means ‘avoid harmful habit’, and ‘dor bis yel’ means ‘please avoid smoking’, which of the following means ‘habit’ in that language?

(a) bog          (b) not              (c) dor           (d) bis               (e) None

19.      In a code language ‘mu kay cit’ means very lucky person’ and ‘dis hu mu’ means ‘fortunate and lucky. Which is the word in that language for ‘lucky’?

(a) mu          (b) kay             (c) cit            (d) dis               (e) hu

Directions for Q. No. 20 to 22: In each of the following questions find the correct answer from the given alternatives

20.      If ‘we are reaching Bombay’ means ‘zik pik lik hik’, ‘Bombay is really beautiful’ means ‘hik dik mik nik’, ‘Is Mohan reaching there’ means ‘lik tik cik dik’ & ‘we really need Mohan’ means ‘mik wik tik pik’, what is the code for ‘Bombay’ ?      

(a) tik            (b) pik              (c) lik            (d) hik              (e) None

21.      If you use the above coding procedure, how would you code ‘cik’?

(a) is             (b) Mohan      (c) there        (d) reaching    (e) None

22.      Which of the following would mean ‘Mohan reaching Bombay’ in the above code language?

(a) tik lik hik                         (b) bik gik nik                      

(c) cik gik dik                        (d) gik nik cik                        (e) None

Directions for Q. No. 23 to 25 : According to a certain code language

‘min fin bin gin’ means ‘Trains are always late’

‘gin din cin hin’ means ‘Drivers were always punished’

‘bin cin vin rin’ means ‘Drivers stopped all trains’

‘din kin fin vin’ means ‘All passengers were late’

23.      Which word is represented by ‘vin’?

(a) Trains     (b) Drivers       (c) Late        (d) Were          (e) None

24.      ‘Drivers were late’ would be written as

(a) fin cin din                        (b) min cin din                     

(c) fin din gin                        (d) gin hin min                      (e) None

25.      ‘hin min kin’ would mean :

(a) Always late train            (b) All passenger trains

(c) Passengers are late         (d) Passengers are punished (e) None


1. (b)         2. (c)           3. (a)           4. (d)             5. (d)           6. (b)  

7. (b)         8. (a)           9. (c)           10. (a)          11. (c)         12. (b)

13. (d)      14. (c)         15. (a)        16. (b)          17. (b)        18. (a)

19. (a)      20. (d)        21. (c)         22. (a)          23. (e)         24. (a)

25. (d)