In Number coding type of questions, either numerical code values are assigned to a word or alphabetical code letters are assigned to the numbers. The candidate is required to analyse the code as per the directions.

If REASON is coded as 5 and BELIEVED as 7, what is the code number for GOVERNMENT ?

A. 6
B. 8
C. 9
D. 10
Answer: C . 9


Code for the given word = ( Number of letters in the word) - 1.
So, code for GOVERNMENT = 10 - 1 = 9.