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Q1.
How many such pairs of letters are their in the word KINDNESS, each of which have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet ?
1) None 2) One
3) Two 4) Three
5)None of these
Answer : One
Explanation :
K  I  N  D  N  E  S  S

So, the pairs of letters are : N - S, E - I.
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Q2.
If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the first, the fifth, the ninth and the eleventh letters of the word PENULTIMATE using each letter only once, which of the following will be the third letter of that word? If no such word can be made give *N’ as the answer and If more than one such word can be formed give ‘D* as the answer.
1) E 2) P
3) L 4) D
5)N
Answer : D
Explanation :
Specified letters : P, L, A, E
Meaningful words : LEAP, PALE
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Q3.
The position of first and the fourth letters of the word "WORTHY" are interchanged; similarly the positions of the second and the fifth letters and the third and the sixth letters are interchanged. In the new arrangement thus formed, how many letters are there between the letter which is third from the right and the letter which is third from the left, in the English Alphabetical order ?
1) None 2) One
3) Two 4) Three
5)More than three
Answer : None
Explanation :
WORTHY, after interchanged the word is :
THYWOR;
Third from the right - W
Third from the left - Y
In between letter is - X
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Q4.
How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ‘ADVERTISE’ each of which has as many letters between them in the word as they have in the English alphabets ?
1) None 2) One
3) Two 4) Three
5)None of these
Answer : One
Explanation : Pair is : D - I
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Q5.
How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ‘INDUSTRY’ each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both backward and forward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series ?
1) None 2) One
3) Two 4) Three
5)More than three
Answer : One
Explanation : Pair is : S -T,
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Q6.
If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the first, fourth, seventh and the eight letters of the word ‘ELECTORAL’, which would be the second letter of the word ? If more than one such word can be formed, give X as the answer. If no such word can be formed, give K as your answer ?
1) C 2) K
3) X 4) E
5)A
Answer : X
Explanation :
The letters are : E, C, R, A
The words formed : CARE, RACE
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Q7.
How many such letters are there in the word "ORIENTAL" each of which is as far away from the beginning of the word as when they are arranged in alphabetical order ?
1) None 2) One
3) Two 4) Three
5)More than three
Answer : Two
Explanation :
O R I E N T A L
A  E I L N O R T
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Q8.
If it is possible to make only one meaningful word from the fourth, sixth, ninth and eleventh letters of the word CONTAMINATE, then the second letter from the left is your answer. If no such word can be formed then your answer is X and if more than one such word can be formed your answer is Y.
1) X 2) T
3) M 4) A
5)Y
Answer : Y
Explanation :
T, M, A, E
So, the words are : TAME, TEAM, MATE, MEAT
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Q9.
How many such pairs of letters are these in the word "KNOWLEDGE" each of which has as many letters between them in the word as they have between them in the English alphabets ?
1) None 2) One
3) Two 4) Three
5)More than three
Answer : Three
Explanation :
The pairs of letters are :
N - O, E - G, D - E
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Q10.
How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters RTOU using each letter only once in each word  ? 
1) None 2) One
3) Two 4) Three
5)More than Three
Answer : One
Explanation : The meaningful words are ROUT, TOUR.
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