Alphabet Test – Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers

There are some questions and answers based on alphabet test which are generally asked in various competitive examinations.

‘Alphabet test’ is a test of the sequence of words in alphabetical order as they appear in the dictionary arranged in same other specifies way.


Q. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the Dictionary and locate the last word.
A. Frankenstein
B. Frankincense
C. Frankalmoign
D. Frauendienst

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Answer: D – Frauendienst

Q. Which one of the following words will appear fourth in the English Dictionary?
A. Encradle
B. Encourage
C. Encroach
D. Encounter

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Answer: C – Encroach

Q. In dictionary, which word comes fourth in arrangement?
A. Propense
B. Prophet
C. Prong
D. Propine

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Answer: D – Propine

Q. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary?
i. Divide
ii. Division
iii. Devine
iv. Divest
v. Direct
A. v, iv, iii, I, ii
B. v, iv, I, iii, ii
C. I, ii, iii, iv, v
D. iii, v, iv, I, ii

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Answer: D – I, ii, iii, iv, v

Q. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ‘JOURNEY’ each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backword directions) as the have between them in the English alphabetical order?
A. None
B. One
C. Two
D. Three
E. None then three

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Answer: D – Three