### Coding and Decoding Question 1: If ‘oranges’ are ‘apples’, ‘bananas’ are ‘apricots’, ‘apple’ are ‘chillies’, ‘apricots are oranges’ and ‘chillies are bananas’, then which of the following are orange in color?

A. Apricots

B. Apples

C. Chillies

D. Bananas

E. None of these

Oranges are orange in color but according to question, oranges are called apples. Therefore, apples are orange in color. So, B is the correct option.

### E. 18 07 19 06

Logic:

> If the number is even ⇒ Divide it by 2.

> If the number is odd ⇒ Subtract 1 from the number and then divide it by 2.

36 → 36/2 = 18

14 → 14/2 = 07

39 → (39 – 1)/2 = 19

13 → (13 – 1)/2 = 06

Therefore, 36 14 39 13 is written as 18 07 19 06. So, E is the correct option.

### E. Y

3rd letter: V

5th letter: N

7th letter: U

9th letter: O

No meaningful word can be formed by using the letters ‘V’, ‘N’, ‘O’ and ‘U’. Therefore, D is the correct option.

### E. AZBER

The letters within the word have been rearranged in this pattern: Similarly, we can rearrange the letters of the word ‘ZEBRA’: Therefore, A is the correct option.

### Coding and Decoding Question 5: If it is possible to make only one meaningful word from the first, fifth, seventh and eighth letters of the word SPONTANEOUS, then the second letter from the left is your answer. If no such word can be formed then your answer is X and if more than one such word can be formed your answer is Y.

A. X

B. T

C. E

D. S

E. Y

1st letter: S

5th letter: T

7th letter: N

8th letter: E

Meaningful words: NEST, SENT, TENS, NETS

Since more than one meaningful word can be formed, therefore, E is the correct option.

### E. N

1st letter: U

4th letter: E

6th letter: N

9th letter: T

Meaningful word: TUNE

Therefore, A is the correct option.

### E. NPCVGCU

The first three letters of the word are moved two steps ahead and the last three letters are moved two steps backward. Similarly, PREVIEW will be coded as RTGVGCU. Therefore, B is the correct option.

### E. 180

The code has been created using the position of letters in the English alphabet.

> A = 1, T = 20

AT = A × T = 1 × 20 = 20

C = 3, A = 1, T = 20

CAT = C × A × T = 3 × 1 × 20 = 60

Similarly, MAT = M × A × T = 13 × 1 × 20 = 260. Therefore, A is the correct option.

### E. TIM

1.

EMMA = 5 + 13 + 13 + 1 = 32

WATSON = 23 + 1 + 20 + 19 + 15 + 14 = 92

Similarly, SAM = 19 + 1 + 13 = 33. Therefore, D is the correct option.

2.

RAM = 18 + 1 + 13 = 32

TOM = 20 + 15 + 13 = 38

ANT = 1 + 14 + 20 = 35

JEN = 10 + 5 + 14 = 29

TIM = 20 + 9 + 13 = 42

Therefore, A is the correct option.

### E. None of these

The first letter in each word is moved one step ahead. Therefore, B  is the correct option.