# Logical Reasoning Questions And Answers :: Coding And Decoding: part2

Logical Reasoning Ability Test : Coding And Decoding QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS :: part2 : 1 to 5

 Directions for Q: In each of the following questions, a word has been coded and its code is written against it to the left of the sign ball. The word to the right of it has been coded on the same principle and the code is given as one of the four alternatives under it. To find the answer you have to consult the matching of the small letters against the capital letters as given below and arrive at the principle involved in the coding. The coding in each question has not necessarily been done on the same pattern. Find the correct alternative in each case and mark your answer on the answer sheet. A B C D E F   G H I J K L   M N O P Q R   S T U V W X   Y Z n l d j x k         y I b f a t         z w v q r o         m c p h s g         u e 1. HEART : bklmp :: NERVOUS : ? wlntrid yiqovbn wxohvpm vkmsqhc opt 5 ANSWER : vkmsqhc Explanation : . Each letter has been coded one position in forward direction.
 2. CLAIM : dtnbz :: BORDER : ? lovxjv ljovxo lvojxo vljoxj opt 5 ANSWER : lvojxo Explanation : . Letters of the word CLAIM have been coded directly from the coding pattern as per the table.
 3. MASTER : wlcpkm :: SELDOM : ? ckzxqw mxtjvz ckzxwq nyvkwa opt 5 ANSWER : ckzxqw Explanation : . Each letter of the word MASTER has been coded one position ahead in the coding order as per the table.
 4. CEMENT : jkwjzm :: MATURE : ? wlpcrj wlphmk temcrj zncpox opt 5 ANSWER : wlpcrj Explanation : . First three letters of the word CEMENT have been coded one position ahead and last three letters one position back in the coding order in relation to their positions in the table.
 5. NERVOUS : xypiwqn :: AGHAST : ? nyinmc zkyzom liblcp ozjond opt 5 ANSWER : ozjond Explanation : . The code for N is w in the table, but it is x in the coded word, likewise code for E is X, but it is y in the coded word and so on. Therefore, the coded letter for each letter of the word NERVOUS is next alphabet of the respective code letter as per the table.

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