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Verbal Reasoning - Alphabet Series Aptitude Questions

Verbal Reasoning – Alphabet Series Aptitude Questions and Answers with solutions and Explanations for Bank PO, UPSC, CSAT, MBA, CAT, SSC-CGL, IBPS, Bank Clerical etc.

1.

Find the missing term in the following series:
ejo, tyd, ins, xch, ?
[A]nrw
[B]mrw
[C]msx
[D]nsx

mrw
In the above question, the pattern is as follows:
There is a gap of four letters between the first and second, the second and third letters of each term, and also between the last letter of a term and the first, letter of the next term.

2.

Find the missing term in the following series:
AYD, BVF, DRH, ?, KGL
[A]FMI
[B]GMJ
[C]GLJ
[D]HLK

GMJ
In the above question, the pattern is,
1st letter
A\xrightarrow{\text{+1}}B \xrightarrow{\text{+2}}D \xrightarrow{\text{+3}}G \xrightarrow{\text{+4}} \textcircled{K}
2nd term
Y\xrightarrow{\text{-3}}V \xrightarrow{\text{-4}}R \xrightarrow{\text{-5}}M \xrightarrow{\text{-6}} \textcircled{G}
3rd term
D\xrightarrow{\text{+2}}F \xrightarrow{\text{+2}}H \xrightarrow{\text{+2}}J \xrightarrow{\text{+2}} \textcircled{L}

3.

Find the missing term in the following series:
DEF, HIJ, MNO, ?
[A]STU
[B]RST
[C]RTV
[D]SRQ

STU
In the above question, the pattern is,
1st letter
D\xrightarrow{\text{+4}} H \xrightarrow{\text{+5}} M \xrightarrow{\text{+6}}\textcircled{S}
2nd letter
E\xrightarrow{\text{+4}} I \xrightarrow{\text{+5}} N \xrightarrow{\text{+6}}\textcircled{T}
3rd letter
F\xrightarrow{\text{+4}}J \xrightarrow{\text{+5}} O \xrightarrow{\text{+6}}\textcircled{U}

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