Ex. 1: Arrange the following words in the alphabetical order and choose the word that comes exactly in the middle.
Sol.: If we arrange all the five words in the order which they occupy in dictionary, we get their order of positions as – Programme, Prohibition, Prolong, Prominent,Protracted. We find that the word Prolong comes in the middle. Hence, the correct answer is (e)
Ex.2 : Which of the following words will come at second position if all the words are arranged alphabetically?
Sol.: In this question we observe that initial letters Arr are common to all the words. In this way word’Arrangement’ comes at the first position and word ‘Arrears’ at the second position. Hence, the correct answer is (c).