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Rank of alphabets is important section in various Govt / bank/ PSU/ Private Jobs. If you are preparing for these exam we recommend to prepare this section well as this is high scoring section and easy to solve.
Generally, there is no need to understand rocket science to solve these types of questions. With enough practice, everyone can ace these questions. Like there may be questions to find the English letters between two English alphabets given in the question. You will also be asked to find out the place of English letter to the right or to the left of the one given in the question.
Alphabetical Order: Arranging words in alphabetical order implies ‘to arrange them in the order as they appear in a dictionary’, i.e., as per the order in which the beginning letters of these words appear in the English alphabet.
Ex.1. If the following five words are arranged in alphabetical order, which word will come in the middle?
Ex.2. Which of the following words will come fourth in the English dictionary?
Ex.1. How many such pairs of letters are there in the words INSTRUCTION which have as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(E) None of these
Ex.2. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word CORPORATE each of which has may letters in the same sequence between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(E) More than three
Direction (Question 1 to 24): In each of the following questions, find out which of the letter-series follows the given rule.
1. Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series is two.
In this type of question, generally a letter – series is given, be it the English alphabets from. A to Z or a randomized sequence of letters. The candidate is then required to trace the letters satisfying certain given conditions as regards their position in the given sequence or the sequence obtained by performing certain given operation on the given sequence.
Ex.1. Answer the give question based on the following English alphabet:
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
1. Which letter is fifth to the right of the eighteenth letter from your right?
Which should be the ninth letter to the right of 17th letter from the right, if second half of the alphabet is reversed? 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.V B.T C.U D.S