Alphabet Test Questions

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How many pairs of letters are there in the word " CASTRAPHONE" which have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet?

A) 3 B) 4
C) 5 D) 6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 6

Explanation:

Looking into the alphabets there are six such pairs namely ON, HONE, ST, TRAPHO, TRAPHON, RAP.

1. ON  - NO

2. HONE - EFGH

3. ST - ST

4. TRAPHO - OPQRST

5. TRAPHON - NOPQRST

6. RAP - PQR

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How many pairs of letters in the word 'CHAIRS' have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet? 

A) 2 B) 3
C) 1 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 2

Explanation:

Letters in the word           Letters in the alphabet

 

CHA-   -                            CBA-   -

 

RS--                             RS--       

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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 .

 

Which letter in this alphabet is the eighth letter to the right of the letter and  which is tenth letter to the left of the last but one letter of the alphabet?

A) X B) W
C) I D) H
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) W

Explanation:

In the given alphabet, last but one letter of alphabet is Y.

10th letter to the left of Y is O

8th letter to the right of O is W

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How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters ESRO using each letter only once in each word?

A) None B) One
C) Two D) Three
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Three

Explanation:

Meaningful words are ROSE, SORE and EROS.

 

Note the meaning of the words SORE and EROS with the help of dictionary.

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Arrange these words in alphabetical order and tick the one that comes last

1. Abandon  2. Actuate  3. Accumulate  4. Acquit   5. Achieve

A) Actuate B) Accumulate
C) Acquit D) Achieve
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Actuate

Explanation:

First letters are common. Second letters are:b, c, c, c, c. One of the four words having c is the last word. Let us see the third letters now ,there are: t, c, q, h. Clearly t is the last. Hence Actuate is the last word. 

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What should come next in the following letter sequence?

A A B A B C A B C D A B C D E A B C D

A) A B) E
C) C D) B
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) E

Explanation:
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If the first and second letters in the word DEPRESSION' were interchanged, also the third and the fourth letters, the fifth and the sixth letters and so on, which of the following would be the seventh letter from the right ?

A) R B) O
C) S D) P
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) P

Explanation:

The new letter sequence is EDRPSEISNO

The seventh letter from the right is P

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If in the word 'DISTURBANCE', the first letter is interchanged with the last letter, the second letter is interchanged with the tenth letter and so on, which letter would come after the letter T in the newly formed word ?

A) S B) I
C) T D) N
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) S

Explanation:

The new letter sequence is E C N A B R U T S I D

Clearly, S comes after T

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