Coding & Decoding Questions and Answers

Coding and Decoding questions, as the name suggests, are questions where candidates have to decode a condition or a code given in the statement and based on it answer the questions. 

Some or the other format of coding-decoding is usually asked in the reasoning ability section of all major Government exams, especially Bank, Insurance, SSC and RRB.

In this article, we bring to you more than 30 coding and decoding questions that will help in understanding the topic better and solving the questions easily and accurately.

While preparing for the various competitive exams conducted across the country, candidates must ensure that every topic which is a part of the syllabus is equally important and the more they practise, they are more likely to succeed. 

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The weightage of questions asked from this topic is mostly between 4-6 marks and the may seem time-consuming but are easy to solve.

Candidates who are not much aware of the concept can check the faster and better approach to solve coding-decoding questions at the linked article.

Solve the questions given below and ace the reasoning ability section for the upcoming Government exams. 

Q 1. In a certain code language “CONSTRUCTION” is written as “EMPQVPWAVGQL”. What will be the code for “DESTRUCTION” in the same language?

  1. FCURTSERKMP
  2. EFTVSVDVJPO
  3. FCURTSFSLOQ
  4. None of the above
  5. Cannot be determined

Q 2. In a certain code language, “YEARLY” is written as “BVZIOB”. What will be the code for “ANNUAL” in the same language?

  1. ZFMOMM
  2. ZNNFZA
  3. ZMMFZO
  4. XCADGF
  5. ZXAMMO

Q 3. In a certain code language “EASY” is written as “5117”. In the same code language, how will “BEAM” be written as?

  1. 4512
  2. 4567
  3. 2513
  4. 2514
  5. 2563

Q 4. “SPECIAL” is written as “65” in a certain code language what will “CONNECT” be coded as?

  1. 70
  2. 64
  3. 32
  4. 78
  5. 74

Q 5. In a certain code language, “ISSUE” is written as “341145”, in the same code language what will be the code for “DATES”?

  1. 4567
  2. 340045
  3. 4120519
  4. 7600
  5. 604

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Directions (Q6 – Q10): Study the data given below and answer the following questions:

‘Royal Monarch Regal’ is written as @ # *,

‘Regal legacy Gold’ is written as * % ?,

‘Hope Gold Life’ is written as % & $,

‘Regal Monarch Morals’ is written as # * ∀

Q 6. What will be the code for Regal?

  1. %
  2. *
  3. $
  4. #
  5. ?

Q 7. What will be the code for “Gold Legacy”?

  1. # &
  2. % #
  3. ? %
  4. * ∀
  5. & $

Q 8. Which word is coded as #?

  1. Moral
  2. Life
  3. Regal
  4. Monarch
  5. Legacy

Q 9. In the given coded language, which of the following words has been coded as &?

  1. Gold
  2. Life
  3. Hope
  4. Either ‘2’ or ‘3’
  5. None of the above

Q 10. What is the code for royal?

  1. %
  2. @
  3. ?
  4. *

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Directions (Q11 – Q15): The data given below represents a coded language for different colours, analyse it and answer the questions following it:

“black orange yellow purple blue” is written as “set jet let get bet”

“grey green red purple” is written as “get pet wet vet”

“purple blue red silver” is written as “vet set get tet”

“grey orange pink” is written as ” bet ret pet”

Q 11.  Based on the information given above, what is the code for red?

  1. Vet
  2. Pet
  3. Ret
  4. Wet
  5. Get

Q 12. What will be the code for “Orange is Red”?

  1. bet ret vet
  2. bet vet zet
  3. Wet get jet
  4. Jet let vet
  5. Pet set vet

Q 13. Which colour has been coded as “set”?

  1. Yellow
  2. Black
  3. Green
  4. Grey
  5. Blue

Q 14. What is the code for the colour “Grey”?

  1. Set
  2. Jet
  3. Let
  4. Pet
  5. Wet

Q 15. Which of the given combinations is correct?

  1. Green-set
  2. Orange-bet
  3. Grey-set
  4. Purple-bet
  5. Purple-pet

Directions (Q16 – Q18): Based on the information given below, answer the following questions:

‘Balloons are blue’ is coded as ‘834’

‘Rainbow in sky’ is coded as ‘723’

‘Carpet is beautiful’ is coded as ‘629’

‘Box is heavy’ is coded as ‘325’

Q 16. What will be the code for ‘girls’?

  1. 5
  2. 6
  3. 3
  4. 76
  5. 34

Q 17. What will be the code for ‘India is a beautiful country’

  1. 4235
  2. 52197
  3. 12345
  4. 63547
  5. 234

Q 18. Which of the following can be coded as “35724”

  1. Vacation in Italy
  2. She liked the gift a lot 
  3. Taj Mahal located in Agra 
  4. Raj is excited about the party
  5. Syllabus is vast

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Directions (Q19 – Q24): Study the data given below carefully and answer the questions based on the same information:

‘sky planets satellites stars’ written as ‘od lk sk jk’

‘sun moon space planets’ written as ‘mj jk dn ho’

‘rocket stars sun airplane’ written as ‘gt fa mj lk’

‘space earth sky rocket’ written as ‘sk mn ho gt’

Q 19. What is ‘satellites’ coded as?

  1. Jk
  2. Od
  3. Ho
  4. Dn
  5. None of the above

Q 20. What will be the code for “rocket airplane”

  1. Fa gt
  2. Jk gt
  3. Mj dn
  4. Sk od
  5. Lk od

Q 21. Which word is coded as “jk”?

  1. Sky
  2. Moon
  3. Sun
  4. Space
  5. Planet

Q 22. Which of the following combinations is incorrect?

  1. Space-ho
  2. Earth-mn
  3. Rocket-gt
  4. Satellites-mn
  5. Sky-sk

Q 23. What will be the code for “earth”?

  1. Od
  2. Mn
  3. Mj
  4. Ho
  5. Dn

Q 24. Which of the following words has been coded as ‘ho’?

  1. Rocket
  2. Space
  3. Sun
  4. Moon
  5. Sky

Directions (Q25 – Q27): Given below are codes for a few alphabets, based on the coding answer the following questions: 

alphabet T N P C G A S E H K I
symbol $ % ^ & * ? @ + # £

Q 25. How will the word ‘Pens’ be written in coded language?

  1. $%&*
  2. ^+%@
  3. @#$%
  4. +@#%
  5. &+#£

Q 26. If the code for T is exchanged with I, code for N is exchanged with K and so on, what will be the code for word “SKIP”?

  1. ₳£%#
  2. ?@£$
  3. +?#$
  4. %^&#
  5. *%$#

Q 27. What word will be formed when the given code is decoded: ^?&£₳%*

  1. Skipping
  2. Winning
  3. Packing
  4. Gapping
  5. Seeking

Directions (Q28 – Q32): Study the information given below and answer the questions following it:

‘Move Fast Or Left Behind’ is coded as ‘7 1 9 0 3’

‘Move Left Behind The Journey’ is coded as ‘4 9 1 5 3’

‘Your Journey Ended Fast’ is coded as ‘5 2 7 6’

‘The Life Ended Or Behind’ is coded as ‘0 8 4 9 2’

Q 28. What is the code for “left”?

  1. 5
  2. 6
  3. 2
  4. 0
  5. 1

Q 29. Which word has been coded as “3”?

  1. Move
  2. Behind
  3. The
  4. Journey
  5. Left

Q 30. How will ‘your life journey’ be coded as?

  1. 5 6 8
  2. 1 2 3
  3. 9 0 6
  4. 0 2 5
  5. 6 4 7

Q 31. What is the code for ‘fast’?

  1. 5
  2. 0
  3. 6
  4. 7
  5. 3

Q 32. Which of the given combinations is correct?

  1. Left-3
  2. Journey-5
  3. Ended-0
  4. Move-6
  5. Behind-8

For all the questions given above, candidates can check the answers and solutions at the PDF given below:

30+ Coding and Decoding Questions with Solutions PDF :-Download PDF Here

To prepare for other topics or concepts which are a part of the Government exam syllabus, candidates can turn to BYJU’S and also get preparation tips and study material for the same. 

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