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In this type of questions, certain words are given. The candidate is required to arrange them in the order in which they shall be arranged in a dictionary and then state the word which is placed in the desired place. For such questions, the candidate requires basic knowledge of the ‘Dictionary Usage’. In a dictionary, the words are put in alphabetical order with respect to the second alphabet of the words and so on.

In the following question, arrange the given names in the order in which they would occur in a telephone directory and choose the one which appears in the middle.

Option:
A. Mahender
B. Mahendra
C. Mahinder
D. Mohinder
E. Mahindra
Answer: C . Mahinder

Justification:

The alphabetical order is :
Mahender, Mahendra, Mahinder, Mahindra, Mohinder

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