Question 21

Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.
1. Hurry
2. Hurdle
3. Hybrid
4. Hurtful
5. Hysteria


First letter of all the words are same so verifying the second letter.

The alphabetical order of second letters of the given words is u, y. So Hurry, Hurdle, Hurtful are placed before Hybrid, Hysteria.

The alphabetical order of fourth letters of Hurry, Hurdle, Hurtful is d, r, t. Arranging them in the respective order, Hurdle is placed first, Hurry is placed second, Hurtful is placed third.

Among Hybrid and Hysteria, the third letter of Hybrid comes before Hysteria in alphabetical order. So Hybrid is placed fourth and Hysteria is placed fifth.

$$\therefore\ $$The order of the givens words according to dictionary is Hurdle, Hurry, Hurtful, Hybrid, Hysteria

Hence, the correct answer is Option B

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