A combination of alphabets and numbers is known as alphanumeric. Alphanumeric questions are raised repeatedly in competitive examinations. Alphanumeric series questions in Bank examinations may contain punctuation marks, lower and upper case alphabets, and symbols. These problems are simple to solve and hold a significant weightage in the section of reasoning.

Aspirants wanting to join the sector of the bank have to be ready for a series of alphanumeric questions for bank exams. All the prelims government examinations have a series of alphanumeric problems. The chance of online tests of alphanumeric series for bank examinations are high in SO, IBPS, PO, SBI, and other such examinations.

## Alpha Numeric Questions for Bank Exams

AlphaNumeric questions for Bank exams come from the below-given series, so we will explain each series with the help of examples.

 Numerical Series Alphabet Series Alphanumeric Series Alphanumeric Symbol Sequence series

Alphanumeric Symbol Sequence series

### Numerical Series

Given below are the examples of numerical series for the exam.

#### Question 1

If in each number, the first and the last digits are interchanged, then how many numbers are odd

# A. 0

# B. 1

# C. 2

# D. 3

# E. 4

Solution- Option D.3

After interchanging the first and last digits, the new numbers are 253, 575, 966, 933, 388.

Only three numbers are odd which are – 253, 575, 933

#### Question 2

If in each number, all the three digits are arranged in ascending order, which of the following will be the biggest number in the new arrangement?

# A. 669

# B. 352

# C. 339

# D. 575

# E. None of these

Solution- Option A. 669

After rearrangement, the new numbers are –  235, 557, 669, 339, 388.

The biggest number in the new arrangement is 669.

#### Question 3

If each number is multiplied by 3, then what is the sum of the first digits of the largest and the second largest number?

# A. Zero

# B. 3

# C. 1

# D. 4

# E. None of these

Solution- Option D. 4

After multiplying each number by 3, we get new numbers as 1056, 1725, 2007, 1017, and 2649. So, the required sum is 2+2=4

### Alphabet Series

Given below are the examples of alphabet series for the exam.

#### Question 4

If the third alphabet in each of the words is changed to the next alphabet in English alphabetical order, how many words thus formed have more than two different consonants?

# A. None

# B. One

# C. Two

# D. Three

# E. Four

Solution- Option D. Three

After arranging, the words are GHC    LAT     MKU     BGP    SRW

GHC, BGP, and SRW have more than two different consonants.

#### Question 5

If in each of the words, all the alphabets are arranged in reverse English alphabetical order within the word, how many words will end with a vowel?

# A. None

# B. One

# C. Two

# D. Three

# E. Four

Solution- Option B. One

After arranging, the words are HGB SLA TMK OGB VSR

Only SLA ends with the vowel.

#### Question 6

How many letters are there in the English alphabetical series between the second letter of the last word from the left and third letter of the fourth word from the right?

# A. None

# B. One

# C. Two

# D. Three

# E. Four

Solution- Option A. None

The second letter of the last word from the left is ‘R’.

The third letter of the fourth word from the right is ‘S’.

So between R and S, there is no letter in the English alphabetical series.

#### Question 7

If the given words are arranged in the order as they would appear in the English dictionary from right to left, which of the following will be third from the right?

# A. GHB

# B. LAS

# C. MKT

# D. BGO

# E. SRV

Solution- Option B. LAS

After arranging, the SRV MKT LAS GHB BGO, LAS is third from right

#### Question 8

If in each of the given words, each of the consonants is changed to the next letter and each vowel is left unchanged, in how many words thus formed will there be no vowel?

# A. None

# B. One

# C. Two

# D. Three

# E. Four

Solution- Option B. One

After arranging, the words are HIC MAT NLU CHO TSW.

In TSW, there is no vowel.

### Alphanumeric Series

Given below are the examples of alphanumeric series for the exam.

#### Question 9

How many such consonants are there in a sequence which are both immediately preceded by and immediately followed by a number?

# A. 1

# B. 2

# C. 3

# D. 4

# E. 5

Solution- Option D. 4

Letters H, K and M are immediately preceded by or immediately followed by a number.

#### Question 10

After dropping all the numbers, which letter will be second to the left of the fifth letter from the right end?

# A. F

# B. H

# C. Y

# D. W

# E. T

Solution- Option C. Y

After dropping all the numbers, second to the left of the fifth letter from the right end or 7th from the right end is Letter Y.

### Alphanumeric Symbol Sequence series

Given below are the examples of alphanumeric symbol sequence series for the exam.

#### Question 11

How many symbols are preceded by a digit and succeeded by a vowel?

# A. 0

# B. 1

# C. 2

# D. 3

# E. More than 3

Solution- Option D. 3

A ? I 4 > 7 C 6 = U K 8 3 # O 5 Z 1 & E 2 < * , Symbols =, # and & are preceded by a digit and succeeded by a vowel.

#### Question 12

If all the vowels are replaced with their succeeding letters and all the consonants are replaced with their preceding letters. How many letters appear more than once?

# A. 0

# B. 1

# C. 2

# D. 3

# E. More than 3

Solution- Option C. 2

The original sequence is A ? I 4 > 7 C 6 = U K 8 3 # O 5 Z 1 & E 2 < *

The new sequence after replacement is B ? J 4 > 7 B 6 = V J 8 3 # P 5 Y 1 & F 2 < *

So, B and J appear twice.

#### Question 13

If the first 10 elements are interchanged with the last 10 elements and the order of all of them is reversed then which element will be the 9th element from the left?

# A. =

# B. 6

# C. #

# D. O

# E. 5

Solution- Option D. O

The original sequence is A ? I 4 > 7 C 6 = U K 8 3 # O 5 Z 1 & E 2 < *

The new sequence is * < 2 E & 1 Z 5 O # K 8 3 U = 6 C 7 > 4 I ? A

O is 9th from the left.

#### Question 14

If the digits that come after a vowel are increased by 1 and the digits that come after a consonant are decreased by 1. What will be the total sum of the changed digits?

# A. 24

# B. 25

# C. 26

# D. 27

# E. 28

Solution- Option C. 26

A ? I 4 > 7 C 6 = U K 8 3 # O 5 Z 1 & E 2 < *

Digits after vowels are 4, 5 and 2. So, new digits are 5, 6 and 3

Digits after consonants are 6, 8 and 1. So, new digits are 5, 7 and 0

Total Sum = 5+6+3+5+7+0 = 26

### Tips to Solve The Alphanumeric Questions

# To solve the questions on time, fasten your calculation.

# To quickly apply operations, learn the ranks of alphabets

# You need to clear with the use of operations; “to the right or left of”, “to the right/left of”, “in the middle of”, and vice versa.

# To master the topic, practice a lot of similar questions. Take a test that will help you interpret your performance.

### Bank PO Course

To understand the alphanumeric questions join the Bank PO course. As the questions can be tricky to understand for the candidates who haven’t solved such questions before. It requires a lot of practice and good guidance.

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### Bank PO Preparation

You can study alphanumeric questions with solutions from the given below list of books. That will help you with the Bank PO preparation.

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##### Conclusion

In this article, we discussed the alphanumeric questions that appear often in the examination.

Hopefully, it helps you with your preparation. Keep in mind that these questions require a lot of practice to understand them better and master them. Take the help of experts from UPSC pathshala, to attain proper knowledge about the topic. Work hard, put your full focus on it and you might as well crack the exam. All the best!

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