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# Reasoning Quiz ‘word arrangement part- II’ For SSC CGL 2016

Directions (Q.1-5):In each of the following questions, find out which of the letter-series follows is the given rule.

Q1.Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series is odd.
(a) BDHLR
(b) EIMQV
(c) FIMRX
(d) MPRUX

Q2. Number of letters skipped in between the adjacent letters in the series are multiples of 3.
(a) AELPZ
(b) DHLPU
(c) GKOTZ
(d) LORUX

Q3. Number of letters skipped in reverse order in between adjacent letters in the series is constant.
(a) SPMJG
(b) SPNLJ
(c) SQOLJ
(d) WUTRQ

Q4. Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series decreases by three.
(a) DMSXA
(b) HUELO
(c) HUELP
(d) HVDKP

Q5. Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series doubles every time.
(b) BDGLU
(c) EGJOF
(d) GJNSY
Directions (Q.6-8): Each of the following questions is based on the following alphabet-series.
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

Q6. Which letter is seventh to the right of the eighteenth letter from the right end of the alphabet?
(a) K
(b) O
(c) P
(d) R
Ans.(c)
Sol. Counting from the right i.e. from Z in the given alphabet-series, the eighteenth letter is I. Counting from I towards the right, the seventh letter is P.
18-7 = 11
Q7. If A interchanges position with B, similarly C and D interchange positions and so as E and F and so on upto Y and Z, then which of the following will be seventh from the left?
(a) A
(b) F
(c) I
(d) None of these
Ans.(d)
Sol.Clearly, the seventh letter from the left is H.
Q8. If 1st and 26th, 2nd and 25th , 3rd and 24th, and so on, letters of the English alphabet are paired, then which of the following pairs is correct?
(a) GR
(b) CW
(c) IP
(d) EV
Ans.(d)
Sol. The paring up of letters may be done as shown below.
AZ, BY, CX, DW, EV, FU, GT, HS, IR, JQ, KP, LO, MN.

Directions (Q.9-10): Letters of the words given below have been jumbled up. You are required to construct the words. Each letter has been numbered and each word is followed by four options. Choose the option which gives the correct order of the letters as indicated by the numbers to form words.

Q9. H N R C A B
1 2 3  4 5 6
(a) 2, 5, 3, 4, 1, 6
(b) 3, 5, 6, 4, 1, 2
(c) 4, 1, 5, 6, 2, 3
(d) 6, 3, 5, 2, 4, 1
Ans.(d)
Sol. BRANCH

Q10. R T E O D P
1 2 3 4 5 6
(a) 1, 3, 5, 6, 4, 2
(b) 2, 3, 1, 6, 4, 5
(c) 5, 3, 6, 4, 1, 2
(d) 6, 3, 5, 1, 4, 2
Ans.(c)
Sol. DEPORT