Question of The Day06-01-2020

Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary

  1. Persuade
  2. Pleasantry
  3. Persistent
  4. Pedagogy
  5. Speculate

Answer

Correct Answer : c ) 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

Explanation :

The first letter is common in the first four words except ‘Speculate’ so, the 5th word will come in the last as per the dictionary.

Checking the second, third, fourth and fifth alphabet for all the words except ‘Speculate’ we get

Word

 2nd word 

 3rd word 

 4th word 

 5th word

Persuade

E

R

S

U

 Pleasantry

L

E

A

S

Persistent

E

R

S

I

Pedagogy

E

D

A

G

Thus, arranging all the words according to the dictionary we get

Pedagogy, Persistent, Persuade, Pleasantry, Speculate

i.e. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

Hence, (C) is the correct answer.

Questions related to Dicitonary Arrangement are asked in various exams conducted by Staff Selection Commission like SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC CPO, SSC CHSL, etc.  

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