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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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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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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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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S L U A Y J V E I O N Q G Z B D R H

 

What will come in place of question (?) mark in the following series :

LA  UJ  YI  EG  ?

A) ZH B) IB
C) NR D) QH
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) QH

Explanation:

The first letter follows  +1, +2, +3, +4, ....

The second letter follows +2, +3, +4, +5,....

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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 is in the middle of 13th letter from the left and 4th letter from the right?

A) R B) I
C) J D) S
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) R

Explanation:

Find out the positions of both the letters from the left and divide the sum of the positions of both the letters from the left by 2. Here 13+23=36. Now divide 36 by 2 , i.e 18. Hence R is the required letter.

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LAP  BUT  CAR  SON  HID

 

If the positions of the first and the third alphabets of each of the words are interchanged, which of the following would form a meaningful word in the new arrangement?

A) HID B) SON
C) Both LAP and BUT D) Both CAR and LAP
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both LAP and BUT

Explanation:

When positions of first and the third alphabets of each of the words are interchanged, we have PAL  TUB  RAC  NOS  DIH

Clearly, PAL and TUB are the only meaningful words. These words are obtained from LAP and BUT respectively. 

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