Alphabet Test in Reasoning - Tips and Tricks
Alphabet test in reasoning. Alphabet test is one of the most common topics of verbal reasoning where you come across various types of questions, which are as follows : -
(1) Alphabet letter series.
(2) Letter - word problems.
(3) Arranging the words in alphabetical order.
(4) Making the meaningful words from the letters of a given word.
(5) Rule detection problems.
(6) Arranging letters that are given in jumbled order.
Most of you can solve alphabetical series based questions without much difficulty. But competitive exams are not about just solving a questions; It's about solving it in optimum time as well and for that to happen you should know some tricks which will give you an edge over your competitors.
How to Solve Alphabetical Series Based Questions ?
So, to solve the questions based on alphabetical series with ease, remember the golden word -
Alphabet test in reasoning with the help of this word, you can easily shuffle from A to Z in an alphabetical series. Like if I say what the position of G is in alphabetical series, you can directly say 7 (by counting 2 more letters from letter E which stands at 5th position) just by having a look at the word EJOTY.
Now lets take an example based on letter - word problem of alphabetical series.
Example : The position of how many letters in the word. 'STAND' remain unchanged when they are arranged in alphabetical order.
Solution : Now use 'EJOTY' to find at what place the letters of the word 'STAND' in alphabetical series.
A D N S T (After rearrangement)
So, none letter at the same position after rearrangement.
In this way you can save your precious time and there is no need to recall the whole alphabetical series order for each letter in the word.
Alphabet means ⇒ A to Z, Total 26 letters
First half means → A to M
Second half means → M to Z
Generally we know the position of ABCDE.
(A = 1, B = 2, C = 3, D = 4, E = 5)
From right/from last
We can know the letter number of English alphabet to both sides to help of this table and we can know the opposite number/letter of the English alphabet.
Some tricks of letter number.
F - 6 → 6 → FIX = SIX
G - G → 7
H - 8 → 8
I - 9 → 9
K - K
Q - Q → 17
R - R → 18
T - Twenty → 20
U - You → 21
V - We → 22
W - → 23
X - → 24
Z → Last letter of alphabet
Trick to know opposite letter in alphabet.
A - Z → A to Z
B - Y → BOY
C - X → CRUX
D - W → DOODHWALA/DEW
E - V → EVENING
F - U → FATHER - UNCLE/(FULL)
G - T → GAURAV TOWER
H - S → HIGH SCHOOL/(HONEY SINGH)
I - R → INDIAN RAILWAY
J - Q → JAIPUR QUEEN
K - P → KALA PANI
L - O → LOVE
M - N → MAN MOHAN