Word Formation

Word Formation

Word Formation is one of easiest scoring topic in the competitive exams. This test is meant to test the ability of the students in the word building.
 
Questions asked from this chapter can be classified into three groups:
 

TYPE 1: A word will be given. Four other words will be given as options. We have to Find out which of these word cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word using each letter only once.

 
Example1: TEACHERS
a) REACH
b) CHAIR
c) CHEER
d) SEARCH
Answer: (b) chair can't be formed
 
Example2: RESONABLE
a) BRAIN
b) BONES
c) NOBLE
d) ARSON
Answer: (A) brain can't be formed
 

TYPE 2: A word will be given. Four other words will be given as options. We have to Find out which of these word can be formed by using the letters of the given word using each letter only once.

 
Example1: CHOCOLATE
a) TELL
b) HEALTH
c) LATE
d) COOLER
Answer: (C) Only LATE can be formed
 
Example2: NEWSPAPER
a) SWEET 
b) REPEAT
c) SOUR
d) WASP
Answer: (d) Only WASP can be formed
 

TYPE3: Arrange the given words according to the Dictionary and choose the one that comes first.

 
Example1: 
a) Temple
b) Tenant
c) Terminate
d) Temperature
Answer: (d)  Temperature<Temple<Tenant<Terminate
 
Example2: 
a) Qualify
b) Quarter
c) Quarrel
d) Quaver
Answer: (A) Qualify<Quarrel<Quarter<Quaver