# Reasoning and General Intelligence – Logical Sequence of Words

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Reasoning and General Intelligence – Logical Sequence of Words

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#### Reasoning and General Intelligence – Logical Sequence of Words

SEQUENCE OF WORDS:

In this particular type of problems, certain inter-related words are given and numbered, followed by various sequences of the numbers denoting them, as alternatives. The candidate is required to arrange these words in a logical sequence based on a common property and then choose the correctly graded sequence from the given data

1. Sequence of occurrence of events or various stages in a process

EXAMPLE 1: Arrange the following in a meaningful Â  sequence

1. Consultation 2. Illness
2. Doctor 4. Treatment
3. Recovery

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (a) 2 3 14 5Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (b) 23415

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (c) 43 12 5Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (d) 5 1432

Sol. (a) Clearly illness occurs first. One then goes to a doctor and after consultation with him, under goes treatment to finally attain recovery.

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  So, the correct order becomes 2,3,1,4,5 … (a)

Â FORMATION OF WORDS:

In these types of questions, certain words are given. The candidate is required to observe, them in the order in which they are asked,

EXAMPLE 2: Select the combination of numbers so that letters arranged accordingly will form a Â Â  meaningful word

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  R A C E T

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  1 2 3 4 5

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (a) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (b) 3,2,1,4,5

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (c) 5, 2, 3, 4, 1Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  (d) 5,1,2,3,4

Sol.Â (d) Clearly, the given letters, when arranged in the order 5, 1, 2, 3, 4 from the word â€˜TRACE’.