Series Completion

In each of the following questions, various terms of an alphabet series are given with one or more terms missing as shown by (?). Choose the missing terms out of the given alternatives.

C, Z, F, X, I, V, L, T, O, ?, ?

Answer: (c)

The given sequence is a combination of two series:

I. C, F, I, L, O, ? and II. Z, X, V, T, ?

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Y, B, T, G, O, ?

Answer: (c)

The given sequence is a combination of two series :

I. Y,T, O and II. B, G, ?

I consists of 2nd, 7th and 12th letters from the end of the English alphabet, while

II consists of 2nd, 7th and 12th letters from the beginning of the English alphabet.

So, the missing letter in II is the 12th letter from the beginning of the English alphabet, which is L.

AB, DEF, HIJK, ?, STUVWX

Answer: (c)

The number of letters in the terms of the given series increases by one at each step.

The first letter of each term is two steps ahead of the last letter of the preceding term.

However, each term consists of consecutive letters in order.

ajs, gpy, ?, sbk, yhq

Answer: (b)

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A, G, L, P, S, ?

Answer: (a)

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b e d f ? h j ? l

Answer: (a)

The series may be divided into groups as shown:

b e d / f ? h / j ? l

Clearly in the first group, the second and third letters are respectively three and two steps ahead of the first letter.

A similar pattern would follow in the second and third groups.

Z, S, W, O, T, K, Q, G, ?, ?

Answer: (a)

The given sequence is a combination of two series:

I. Z, W, T, Q, ? and II. S, O, k, G, ?

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H, I, K, N, ?

Answer: (c)

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AZ, GT, MN, ?, YB

Answer: (b)

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WFB, TGD, QHG, ?

Answer: (b)

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