Alphabet Testing Questions and Answers : Logical Reasoning

1.

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.) O
   B.) R
   C.) S
   D.) P

Answer: Option 'D'

The new letter sequence is EDRPSEISNO
The seventh letter from the right is P

2.

In the following English alphabets, if second half of the alphabets is written in reverse order. Which of the letter is sixth right of 18th letter from the left?

   A.) T
   B.) L
   C.) R
   D.) E

Answer: Option 'A'

T

3.

Which letter is the 9th to the right of the 15th letter from your left in 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

   A.) U
   B.) V
   C.) X
   D.) W

Answer: Option 'A'

15th letter from your left = L 
9th letter to the right of L = U

4.

From the word 'CARRIAGE', how many independent words can be made without changing the order of the letter only once.

   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'B'

CAR, AGE

5.

From the word 'POSTSCRIPT', how many independent words can be made without changing the order of the letters and using each letters only once?

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'B'

2

6.

Which should be the 7th letter to the right of 18th letter from the right, if second half of the alphabet is reversed?
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

   A.) X
   B.) W
   C.) L
   D.) V

Answer: Option 'A'

X

7.

How many 6’s are there in the following series of numbers which are preceded by 7 but not immediately followed by 9?
6 7 9 5 6 9 7 6 8 7 6 7 8 6 9 4 6 7 7 6 9 5 7 6 3

   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'C'

Three

8.

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.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'D'

Looking into the alphabets there are four such pairs namely ON,EH,ST,TO.

9.

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.) B
   D.) C

Answer: Option 'B'

E

10.

If the letters in the word RUTHENIUM are rearranged in the alphabatical order, which letter will be second to the right of middle letter?

   A.) I
   B.) T
   C.) N
   D.) R

Answer: Option 'B'

Alphabetical order of the letters of the word RUTHENIUM: 
E H I M N R T U U 
Middle Letter = N. will be second to the right of middle letter is T.

11.

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.) T
   B.) S
   C.) R
   D.) C

Answer: Option 'B'

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

12.

How many pair of letters are there in the word ‘IDEAL’ which have as many as letters between them in the word as in the alphabet?

   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'A'

One

13.

Which letter will come exactly between the tenth letter from your left and the seventh letter from your right. Without changing any order in the original from the alphabet?

   A.) N
   B.) P
   C.) O
   D.) Q

Answer: Option 'C'

10th letter from your left is J 
7th letter from your right is T 
The mid letter between J and T is O.

14.

A rank 5th in the class. B is 8th from the last. If C 6th after A and just in the middle of A and  B. How many students are there in the class?

   A.) 25
   B.) 26
   C.) 24
   D.) 23

Answer: Option 'D'

23

15.

B M N G O P C Q R H S T F L U V W X Y A K Z D I E J
Counting from left if it is possible to make a meaningful word from the third and fifth letters from left, using each at least twice and third letter from right in sequence, only once , write the first letter of the word as your answer. If more than one such word can be formed write "M" as your answer, and if no word can beformed write 'X' as your answer.

   A.) M
   B.) X
   C.) O
   D.) I

Answer: Option 'C'

Specified letters from the left are N and O , and the letter from the right is I.
With these letters , according to the conditions given in the question , one Word ONION can be formed. 
Clearly , first letter of this word is O.O

16.

Which letter is the 8th to the right of the 14th letter from your left in the following alphabet series?
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

   A.) U
   B.) V
   C.) E
   D.) F

Answer: Option 'B'

V

17.

In a certain series given below count each 5 which is not immediately preceded by 3 but im mediately followed by 7. How many such 5’s are there?
1 5 7 3 5 7 4 7 3 7 2 5 6 5 8 5 7 4 5 6 5 5 7 1 5 7 7 5 5

   A.) 4
   B.) 3
   C.) 5
   D.) 2

Answer: Option 'A'

4

18.

If the first half of the alphabet is written in the reversed order, which letter will be the nineteenth from your right?

   A.) H
   B.) F
   C.) D
   D.) E

Answer: Option 'B'

F

19.

In the following alphabet second half is written first and then the first half is arranged in reverse order. Then which of the following will be the 5th letter to the left of 16th letter from the right? 
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

   A.) S
   B.) T
   C.) P
   D.) F

Answer: Option 'A'

N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z M L K J I H G F E D C B A 
(16 + 5) = 21th letter from your right is S.

20.

If the last four letters of the word 'CONCENTRATION' are written in reverse order followed by next two in the reverse order and next three in the reverse order and then followed by the first four in the reverse order, counting from the end, which letter would be eighth in the new arrangement ?
(a) N (b) T (c) E (d) R

   A.) E
   B.) N
   C.) R
   D.) T

Answer: Option 'D'

The new letter sequence is NOITARTNECNOC.
The eighth letter from the end is R.

21.

Ramu ranks 5th in the class. Raju is 8th from the last. If Rani 6th after Ramu and just in the middle of Ramu and Raju. How many students are there in the class?

   A.) 25
   B.) 26
   C.) 23
   D.) 24

Answer: Option 'D'

First
Ramu = 5th rank 
Rani = 11th rank 
Raju = 17th rank 
Last = 24th
The no.of students in the class => 5 + 6 + 6 + 7 = 24

22.

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

   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'C'

Meaningful words are ROSE, SORE and EROS.
Note the meaning of the words SORE and EROS with the help of dictionary.

23.

In the following alphabet if 2nd half of the alphabet is reversed, which of the following letters will be in the middle of 7th and 7th letter to the right of 17th letter from the right end?

   A.) Z
   B.) F
   C.) X
   D.) Y

Answer: Option 'C'

X

24.

How many 6’s are there in the following series of numbers which are preceded by 7 but not immediately followed by 9?
67956 786 946 77695 763

   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'C'

Three

25.

Q 2 3 B 9 V 5 L S R F P
If one is subtracted from each of the numbers, which of the following will be the fourth to the right of the tenth from the right

   A.) 4
   B.) 8
   C.) 2
   D.) 1

Answer: Option 'A'

Fourth to the right of the tenth from the right means (10 - 4 = )6th from the right, ie 5.
But according to the queswtion, one is subtracted from each of the numbers, ie 4.


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