# Alphabetical Series

Arranging words in alphabetical order implies ‘to arrange them in the order as they appear in a dictionary’, i.e, as per the order in which the beginning letters of these words appear in the English alphabet. First consider the first letter of each word and then arrange the words in the order.

Model Questions

Directions (Qs.1 - 36): Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

1. 1. Refute   2. Raconteur   3. Revile     4. Relegate   5. Rummage
a) 24135   b) 13452   c) 12345    d) 14325
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Raconteur, Relegate, Refute, Revile, Rummage.
Ans: a

2. 1. Scourge   2. Sequester  3. Sedition  4. Schism   5. Sinous
a) 14235   b) 41325   c) 14523   d) 15423
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Schism, Scourge, Sedition, Sequester, Sinous
Ans: b

3. 1. Proliferate  2. Privy   3. Pristine   4. Placid    5. Proper
a) 45231    b) 41532   c) 43215    d) 42315
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Placid, Pristine, Privy, Proliferate, Proper
Ans: c

4. 1. Obdurate   2. Obfuscate   3. Obsolete  4. Odious   5. Obtuse
a) 12543   b) 12453   c) 12345   d) 12354
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Obdurate, Obfuscate, Obsolete, Obtuse, Odious
Ans: d

5. 1. Levity    2. Lambaste   3. Lament  4. Lewd    5. Livid
a) 23145   b) 14532   c) 14325    d) 23541
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Lambaste, Lament, Levity, Lewd, Livid
Ans: a

6. 1. Malinger   2. Malleable   3. Malefactor   4. Malediction    5. Maudlin
a) 43251   b) 43125    c) 41235   d) 41253
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Malediction, Malefactor, Malinger, Malleable, Maudlin.
Ans: b

7. 1. Nemesis    2. Nebulous    3. Nefarious   4. Neophyte   5. Nascent
a) 53214    b) 53241   c) 52314   d) 52143
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Nascent, Nebulous, Nefarious, Nemesis, Neophyte
Ans: c
8.     1. Mordant    2. Mollify    3. Morose   4. Moot     5. Motif

a) 23154    b) 21354    c) 24351    d) 24135
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Mollify, Moot, Mordant, Morose, Motif
Ans: d

9. 1. Sceptic   2. Slander    3. Skulk  4. Sojourn   5. Slovenly
a) 13254   b) 13542   c) 15342   d) 13425
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Sceptic, Skulk, Slander, Slovenly, Sojourn
Ans: a

10. 1. Tranquil    2. Transpire    3. Trenchant   4. Trepidation    5. Tract
a) 52314   b) 51234   c) 51342    d) 51423
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Tract, Tranquil, Transpire, Trenchant, Trepidation
Ans: b

11. 1. Inculcate    2. Incognito    3. Incredulous   4. Incisive  5. Incursion
a) 41235    b) 42351    c) 42315    d) 43251
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Incisive, Incognito, Incredulous, Inculcate, Incursion
Ans: c

12. 1. Jeopardy    2. Jargon    3. Jaded   4. Jettison    5. Jingoism
a) 35124    b) 31245    c) 32541   d) 32145
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Jaded, Jargon, Jeopardy, Jettison, Jingoism
Ans: d

13. 1. Gladiator    2. Glamour    3. Globe   4. Glycogen    5. Glucose
a) 12354    b) 13245    c) 13452   d) 12543
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Gladiator, Glamour, Globe, Glucose, Glycogen
Ans: a

14. 1. Inimical    2. Innocuous    3. Innate    4. Iniquitous    5. Innuendo
a) 14253    b) 14325    c) 14523    d) 23451
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Inimical, Iniquitous, Innate, Innocuous, Innuendo.
Ans: b

15. 1. Gourmand    2. Glutton    3. Grandiose  4. Glib   5. Gregarious
a) 45321   b) 43521   c) 42135   d) 41235
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Glib, Glutton, Gourmand, Grandiose, Gregarious
Ans: c

16. 1. Haggard   2. Hapless   3. Halcyon  4. Harbinger    5. Harangue
a) 14532    b) 15432   c) 12354   d) 13254
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Haggard, Halcyon, Hapless, Harangue, Harbinger
Ans: d

17. 1. Gaffe    2. Gainsay    3. Galvanize   4. Garish    5. Gamut
a) 12354    b) 12543    c) 12435    d) 21345
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Gaffe, Gainsay, Galvanize, Gamut, Garish
Ans: a

18. 1. Impasse    2. Imminent   3. Immutable  4. Impecunious    5. Impassive
a) 21345    b) 23154    c) 21354    d) 12345
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Imminent, Immutable, Impasse, Impassive, Impecunious
Ans: b

19. 1. Holocaust   2. Horticulture   3. Hybrid    4. Humane    5. Husbandry
a) 15423    b) 13245    c) 12453    d) 12345
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Holocaust, Horticulture, Humane, Husbandry, Hybrid
Ans: c
a) 54321   b) 52431   c) 51324    d) 54213
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Adjure, Adroit, Aesthetic, Alleviate, Ambivert
Ans: d

21. 1. Spine    2. Spinal   3. Spinet  4. Spinner    5. Spindle
a) 12435   b) 12345    c) 12534    d) 23451
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Spine, Spinal, Spinner, Spinet, Spindle
Ans: a

22. 1. Hell   2. Heaven    3. Heliotrope   4. Hemophilia    5. Hemisphere
a) 21354    b) 23154    c) 21345    d) 23541
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Heaven, Heliotrope, Hell, Hemisphere, Hemophilia
Ans: b

23. 1. Casaque    2. Casques   3. Calqued    4. Chequer    5. Cacique
a) 51324   b) 53142   c) 53124    d) 54231
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Cacique, Calqued, Casaque, Casques, Chequer
Ans: c

24. 1. Acequia   2. Acquire   3. Antique   4. Aliquot    5. Aquatic
a) 12345    b) 15432    c) 14352 d) 12435
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Acequia, Acquire, Aliquot, Antique, Aquatic
Ans: d

25. 1. Enquiry    2. Equably   3. Equerry   4. Equates    5. Equally
a) 12543    b) 12435    c) 12345   d) 15342
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Enquiry, Equably, Equally, Equates, Equerry
Ans: a

26. 1. Quahaug    2. Quaichs    3. Quadrel   4. Quaeres   5. Quaffer
a) 32145    b) 35412    c) 34512    d) 34125
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Quadrel, Quaeres, Quaffer, Quahaug, Quaichs
Ans: c

27. 1. Squabby    2. Squares    3. Squalor    4. Squared     5. Squalls
a) 12345    b) 13245    c) 14532    d) 15342
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Squabby, Squalls, Squalor, Squared, Squares
Ans: d

28. 1. Baaing    2. Babble    3. Babkas   4. Babied    5. Babies
a) 12453    b) 12345    c) 12543    d) 13245
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Baaing, Babble, Babied, Babies, Babkas
Ans: a

29. 1. Cabal    2. Cable    3. Caber   4. Cabby   5. Cabin
a) 15432   b) 14352    c) 12354   d) 12345
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Cabal, Cabby, Caber, Cabin, Cable
Ans: b

30. 1. Eager    2. Earls    3. Eared   4. Eagre    5. Eagle
a) 12453   b) 13542    c) 15432    d) 14352
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Eager, Eagle, Eagre, Eared, Earls.
Ans: c

31. 1. Jar     2.    Jan    3. Jail   4. Jacket     5. Jargon
a) 43215    b) 12354    c) 32415    d) 43125
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Jacket, Jail, Jam, Jar, Jargon
Ans: a

32. 1. Labilizes    2. Labialize   3. Labialism    4. Labilises   5. Labetalol
a) 53124   b) 53241    c) 53421    d) 52341
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - labetalol, labialism, labialize, labilises, labilizes
Ans: b

33. 1. Kaiserdom   2. Kakebuton    3. Kalendars   4. Kaleyards    5. Kalamatas
a) 12354    b) 13254    c) 12534   d) 13542
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Kaiserdom, Kakebuton, Kalamatas, Kalendars, Kaleyards
Ans: c

34. 1. Machinate   2. Machinima    3. Macerater     4. Macedoine    5. Macerator
a) 43521    b) 41253     c) 43125     d) 43512
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Macedoine, Macerater, Macerator, Machinate, Machinima
Ans: d

35. 1. Babyface    2. Bachelors    3. Backbeats    4. Baboonish    5. Bacchante
a) 41523    b) 41325    c) 45123     d) 45321
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Baboonish, Babyface, Bacchante, Bachelors, Backbeats
Ans: a

36. 1. Cablegram    2. Cablelike    3. Cachectin   4. Cacogenic   5. Cachalots
a) 12435    b) 12534    c) 12345     d) 15342
Explanation: Order according to the dictionary - Cablegram, cablelike, Cachalots, Cachectin, Cacogenic
Ans: b

Posted Date : 05-02-2022

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