How To Solve Letter And Symbol Series Quickly

How To Solve Letter and Symbols Series Questions Quickly

In this Page you will learn How to Solve Letter and Symbols Series Questions Quickly .

Based on the position of English alphabets questions are framed under this topic. To solve letter and series problems students need to first understand the positions of the alphabets so that they can solve each and every question quickly and in an easy way.
There are various types under this reasoning topic. Let’s discuss all those to know the topic thoroughly.

Types of Letter and Symbol Series

TypesExplanation
Alphabetical Order: A straightforward series where letters are arranged in their regular alphabetical order.
Example: A, B, C, D, E, …
Repeated Patterns: A series that repeats a specific pattern of letters at regular intervals.
Example: AB, CD, EF, GH, …
Skipping Letters: A series that skips a certain number of letters between each consecutive pair.
Example: A, C, E, G, …
Ascending or Descending Order: A series where letters are arranged either in increasing or decreasing order based on their positions in the alphabet.
Example (Ascending): A, E, I, M, Q, …
Vowel and Consonant Alternation: A series that alternates between vowels and consonants.
Example: A, B, E, D, I, L, …
Reversed Patterns: A series where patterns of letters are reversed.
Example: BA, DC, FE, HG, …
Shifting Positions:A series where each letter is shifted a certain number of positions from the previous letter.
Example: A, C, F, I, …

How to Solve Letter and Symbols Questions Quickly:

Arrangement as per English dictionary :

Ordering words in English alphabetical order means ‘To place the alphabets in the order as they seem in an English dictionary’. For making this type, mainly the letter of every word should be considered first. After this arrangement of word is made in the order in which they comes in the English alphabets.

Question 1.

Arrange the following words as per order in English dictionary?

1.Reflect, 2. Reference, 3.Rearrange, 4. Renovation

A.  2,3,1,4
B.  1,3,2,4
C.  3,2,1,4
D.  3,1,2,4

Explanation:

The arrangement will be like, we have: Rearrange, Reference, Reflect, and Renovation.

Question 2.

Which word comes first in the dictionary?

A.  Cartoon
B.  Carter
C.  Captain
D.  Calcium

Explanation:

The arrangement will be like, we have: Calcium, Captain, Carter, and Cartoon.

Question 3.

If the given words are arranged according to English dictionary, which word will be in third place?

A.  CROW
B.  CRACK
C.  CRAWL
D.  CRAMMER

Explanation:

The arrangement will be like, we have: Crack, Crammer, Crawl, and Crow.

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Alpha-Numeric Sequence :

A disorderly arrangement of few letters, numbers and symbols will be there in these Alpha-numeric sequence questions. However occasionally English alphabets from A to Z are given simply.

Common data Question for 4 and 5
Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the question given below.

B@2\$G6ACO%7F#βKL2YTP6W35UFV9

Question 4.

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

A.  C%6
B.  YPL
C.  6C\$
D.  7#K

Explanation:

Except option D, all follows similar pattern in the given series. Hence option D is correct.

Question 5.

If all the special signs in the above arrangement are deleted, which of the following will be the tenth from the right end?

A.  L
B.  K
C.  T
D.  2

Explanation:

After deleting all the special signs, the new arrangement will be like: B2G6ACO7FKL2YTP6W35UFV9. Hence option 3(T) is correct.

Question 6.

A₂ABC, _____, ABC₄, A₅BC, AB₆C

A.  A₂B₂C
B.  AB₃C
C.  A₂B₃C
D.  ABC₇

Explanation:

Because the letters are the same, concentrate on the number series, which is a simple 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 series, and follows each letter in order.

Letter-Word Problems :

Under letter-word problems, given from the certain word, questions would be asked as, from the starting of the word how many letters in the word is as far away, as it is from the starting of the English alphabet. Also in this type, a certain word is given and then students need to answer about the number of letters that remain same in their position if they place in alphabetical command. At times, in questions are asked in a given word, if vowel and consonants founds or not?

Question 7.

How many sets of letter are there in the word ‘BLANKET’ which has as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet?

A.  One
B.  Two
C.  Three
D.  Four
E.  More than four

Explanation:

 Letters in the word Letters in the alphabet L A N L   M  N

Question 8.

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

A.  1
B.  2
C.  5
D.  4
E.  None of these

Explanation:

 Letters in the word Letters in the alphabet ERATI EFGHI ATIVE ABCDE RAT RST RATIV RSTUV T  I  V T  U  V

Question 9.

In “DEPERCUSSION” word, exactly how many letters have the same successive direction comparing to the English alphabetical order?

A.  4
B.  3
C.  2
D. 1

Explanation:

 Letters in the word Letters in the alphabet PER PQR

Rule Detection :

Under this type of questions, a specific rule will be there to solve the problems. Students are advised to solve the same by following the rules given in the question.

Question 10.

Total number of letters missed among the adjacent letters in the given series is 2. Which of the subsequent series follows this rule?

A.  FILORUX
B.  QSVYZCF
D.  ZBEHKNQ