# Word Formation: Types of word formation, Formula and Tricks with Problem (Question) and Solutions

## Type 1

From the given alternatives select  the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.

Example 1. IMPASSIONABLE

(a)IMPASSABLE

(b) IMPOSSIBLE

(c) IMPASSIVE

(d) IMPASSION

Sol-

(c) There is no ‘V’ letter in the given word.

Example 2. INDETERMINATE

(a)DETERMINE

(b) RETINUE

(c) REMIND

(d) RETINA

Sol-

(b) There is no ‘U’ letter in the given word.

Example 3. IRREGULARITIES

(a) REGULAR

(b) TIRED

(c) TRAILER

(d) IRRIGATE

Sol-

(b) There is no ‘D’ letter in the given word

Example 4. METAPHYSICS

(a)SEEMS

(b) HEATS

(c) PESTS

(d) TEAMS

Sol-

There is only on ‘E’ in the given word. Therefore, the word SEEMS cannot be formed.

## Type 2

From the  given alternatives select the word  which can be formed using the letters of the given word.

Example 1. REPUTATION

(a) PONDER

(b) REQUIRE

(c) RETIRE

(d) TUTOR

Sol-

There is no ‘D’ letter in the given word. Therefore, the word PONDER cannot be formed.

There is no ‘Q’ letter in the given word. Therefore, the word REQUIRE cannot be formed.

There are only one ‘R’ and one ‘E’ in the given word. Therefore, the word RETIRE cannot be formed.

Example 2. KNOWLEDGE

(a) KNOWN

(b) GODOWN

(c) WONDER

(d) GOLDEN

Sol-

There is only one ‘N’ in the given word. So, the word KNOWN cannot be formed.

There is only, one ‘O’ in the given word. So, the word GODOWN cannot be formed.

There is no ‘R’ letter in the given word. So, the word WONDER cannot be formed.