# Practice Set For Alphabetical Series

Last Updated : 01 Dec, 2022

Directions (1-3): In each of the following letter series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.

Q1. g b _ b b c _ c _ g b _ g b _ b
(a) ccggc
(b) cbgbc
(c) cgcgc
(d) bccgb

Sol. Ans.(c)
The pattern of the series is as follows
gbc / b / bcg /c / cgb / g / gbc / b.

Q2. _ c _ b _ c b c c _ b c b _ c b b
(a) cccbb
(b) cbcbb
(c) bcbcb
(d) bcbbc

Sol. Ans.(d)
The series is bcc/bbc/bcc/bbc/bcc/bb.

Thus, the pattern bcc/bbc is repeated.

Q3. c _ d e e _ e c e _ c e c e d _ e c e c _ d c e
(a) ecdee
(b) ddcee
(c) dcced
(d) cdeec

Sol. Ans.(a)
The series is ced/ee/ceced/ceced/ee/ceced/ce.

Thus, the pattern â€˜ceced/ceced/eeâ€™ is repeated.

Q4. Find the term which does not fit into the series:
1FG, 5JF, 9NE, 15RD, 17VC
(a)15RD
(b) 17VC
(c) 9NE
(d) 5JF

Sol. Ans. (a)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜13RDâ€™ does not fit into the series.

Directions (5-15): In each of the following questions, a letter-number series is given with one or more terms missing as shown by (?). Choose the missing term out of the given alternatives.

Q5. KM5, NP8, QS14, TV26, ?
(a) VY48
(b) WY50
(c) WY30
(d) VY18

Sol. Ans. (b)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜WY50â€™ will be the missing term.

Q6. MZY3, NWW5, OTT7, PQP11, ?
(a) QNL16
(b) NQK17
(c) QNK17
(d) VNU19

Sol. Ans. (C)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜QNK17â€™ will be the missing term.

Q7. vH0, zL00, dQ000, hW0000, lD00000, ?
(a) EJ000
(b) FM0000
(c) pL000000
(d) FL00000

Sol. Ans. (c)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜pL000000â€™will be the missing term.

Q8. ZmP, WnQ, SoR, PpS, LqT, IrU, EsV, ?
(a) BtW
(b) Dwt
(c) FmU
(d) BuX

Sol. Ans. (a)

The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜BtWâ€™will be the missing term.

Q9. mqu,   vaf,   gms,   tah,   ?
(a) iyq
(b) iqy
(c) yqi
(d) qyi

Sol. Ans. (b)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜iqyâ€™ will be the missing term.

Q10. P, ?, J, ?, D, ?, X, ?, R
(a) M, A, G, U
(b) M, G, A, U
(c) M, Y, A, U
(d) M, U, Y, A

Sol. Ans. (b)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Q11. G, H, N, I, J, O, K, L, P, ?, ?, ?,
(a) O, P, I
(b) Q, M, J
(c) M, N, Q
(d) J, K, L

Sol. Ans. (c)
The pattern of the series is as follows,
The given series may be divided into 2 groups:
I. G, H, I, J, K, L, ?, ?
and II. N, O, P, ?
Clearly, the given series consists of two terms of I followed by one term of II.
The missing terms in I are M and N while the missing term in II is Q.

Q12. KINDNESS, INDNESS, INDNES , NDNES, ?
(a) DSEN
(b) NDNE
(c) DNES
(d) ENED

Sol. Ans. (b)
The pattern of the series is as follows,
One letter from the beginning and one from the end of a term are removed, one by one, in alternate steps.

Q13. Z, S, C, O, F, K, I, G, ?, ?
(a) L, C
(b) L, D
(c) O, L
(d) O, D

Sol. Ans. (a)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Q14. Aa, Cc, Gg, Oo, ?, ?
(a) Ll, Pp
(b) Mm, Oo
(c) Uu, Aa
(d) Ee, Kk

Sol. Ans. ( c)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Q15. PC3, SH8, VM13, YR18, ?
(a) UW23
(b) CW23
(c) UX33
(d) TV33

Sol. Ans. ( b)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Directions (16-20); A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

Q16.hPq , jRs, lTu, nVw, ?
(a) uXv
(b) tWm
(c) pXa
(d) Xup

Sol. Ans (c)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜pXaâ€™ will is the missing term.

Q17.DAZ, FDX, HGV, ?
(a) FGT
(b) JJT
(c) TJT
(d) GJT

Sol. Ans (b)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜JJTâ€™ will be the missing term.

Q18.S, P, N, K, I,  ?
(a) F
(b) G
(c) D
(d) E

Sol. Ans. (a)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Q19.M3Cl, O5Fq, Q8Iv, S12La, ?
(a) F17OU
(b) U17Of
(c) 1U7Of
(d) UOf17

Sol. Ans. (b)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜U17OFâ€™ will is the missing term.

Q20.Mg8KP, Mg16KQ, Og32kR, Pg64KS, ?
(a) g11R8T
(b) Q128gT
(c) Qg128T
(d) Rg118T

Sol. Ans. (c)
The pattern of the series is as follows,

Hence, â€˜Qg128Tâ€™ will is the missing term.

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