Verbal Reasoning - Series Completion

In each of the following letter series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.

1. 

_ stt _ tt _ tts _

A. tsts
B. ttst
C. sstt
D. tsst

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The series is tst/tst/tst/tst. Thus, the pattern 'tst' is repeated.


2. 

gfe _ ig _ eii _ fei _ gf_ ii

A. eifgi
B. figie
C. ifgie
D. ifige

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The series is gfeii/gfeii/gfeii/gfeii. Thus, the pattern 'gfeii' is repeated.


3. 

_ a _ b _ abaa _ bab _ abb

A. aaabb
B. ababb
C. babab
D. babba

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The series is baa/bba/baa/bba/baa/bb. Thus, the pattern baa/bba is repeated.


4. 

abca _ bcaab _ ca _ bbc _ a

A. ccaa
B. bbaa
C. abac
D. abba

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The series is abc/aabc/aabbc/aabbcc/a.


5. 

_ tu _ rt _ s _ _ usrtu _

A. rtusru
B. rsutrr
C. rsurtr
D. rsurts

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The series rtus/rtus/rtus/rtus. Thus, the pattern 'rtus' is repeated.