Questions and Answers Type: | MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions). |

Main Topic: | Verbal Reasoning. |

Verbal Reasoning Sub-topic: | Letter Series Questions and Answers. |

Number of Questions: | 10 Questions with Solutions. |

**Directions:** What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following alphabet series.

- A, D, G, J, M, ?
- N
- O
- P
- Q

Answer: (c) P

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ A \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ D \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ G \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ J \\ \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ M \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{P} $$

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ A \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ D \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ G \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ J \\ \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ M \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{P} $$

- Z, X, U, Q, L, ?
- F
- G
- E
- H

Answer: (a) F

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ Z \overset{+2}{\longleftarrow}\ X \overset{+3}{\longleftarrow}\ U \overset{+4}{\longleftarrow}\ Q \\ \overset{+5}{\longleftarrow}\ L \overset{+6}{\longleftarrow}\ \boxed{F} $$

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ Z \overset{+2}{\longleftarrow}\ X \overset{+3}{\longleftarrow}\ U \overset{+4}{\longleftarrow}\ Q \\ \overset{+5}{\longleftarrow}\ L \overset{+6}{\longleftarrow}\ \boxed{F} $$

- B, D, F, I, L, P, ?
- R
- S
- T
- U

Answer: (c) T

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ B \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ D \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ F \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ I \\ \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ L \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ P \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{T} $$

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ B \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ D \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ F \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ I \\ \overset{+3}{\longrightarrow}\ L \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ P \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{T} $$

- C, E, I, K, O, Q, ?
- R
- S
- T
- U

Answer: (d) U

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ C \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ E \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ I \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ K \\ \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ O \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ Q \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{U} $$

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ C \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ E \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ I \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ K \\ \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ O \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ Q \overset{+4}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{U} $$

- L, N, P, R, T, ?
- U
- V
- W
- X

Answer: (b) V

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ L \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ N \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ P \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ R \\ \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ T \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{V} $$

Solution: Number of letters are skipped as given below. $$ L \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ N \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ P \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ R \\ \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ T \overset{+2}{\longrightarrow}\ \boxed{V} $$

- ACE, BDF, CEG, ?
- DEF
- DEH
- DFH
- DFE

Answer: (c) DFH

Solution: Follow the sequence given below.

Solution: Follow the sequence given below.

- NATURAL, NATURA, ATURA, ?
- ATUR
- RUTA
- TURA
- ARUT

Answer: (a) ATUR

Solution: Last letter and first letter get disappear alternatively from the word 'NATURAL'.

Solution: Last letter and first letter get disappear alternatively from the word 'NATURAL'.

- AB, GH, MN, ?
- OP
- QR
- ST
- UV

Answer: (c) ST

Solution: Four letters are skipped between each term of the series.

Solution: Four letters are skipped between each term of the series.

- CM, FO, IQ, LS, ?
- OU
- MT
- NU
- QV

Answer: (a) OU

Solution: Follow the sequence given below.

Solution: Follow the sequence given below.

- SCHOOL, CHOOL, CHOO, ?
- CHO
- HOO
- COO
- COH

Answer: (b) HOO

Solution: First letter and last letter get disappear alternatively from the word 'SCHOOL'.

Solution: First letter and last letter get disappear alternatively from the word 'SCHOOL'.