GATE | GATE-CS-2016 (Set 2) | Question 4

Pick the odd one from the following options.

(A) CADBE
(B) JHKIL
(C) XVYWZ
(D) ONPMQ


Answer: (D)

Explanation: In the given options apart from Option D, characters at odd positions are consecutive alphabets in increasing order and similarly characters at even positions also are consecutive alphabets in increasing order.

Option A:
CADBE
C,D,E(characters at 1st,3rd and 5th positions are consecutive alphabets in increasing order) similarly
A,B(characters at 2nd and 4th positions are consecutive alphabets in increasing order).



Option D:
ONPMQ
O,P,Q(characters at 1st,3rd and 5th positions are consecutive alphabets in increasing order) but
N,M(characters at 2nd and 4th positions are not increasing order)


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