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Reasoning Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams

Directions (1-2): In each of the following questions, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term.

Q1. 46080, 3840, 384, 48, 24, 2, 1
(a) 24
(b) 384
(c) 1
(d) 48

Q2. 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, 50, 64
(a)  5
(b)  50
(c) 64
(d) 37

Q3. The positions of how many digits in the number 529468173 will remain same when the digits are arranged in ascending order?
(a) Three
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) None

Q4. Count each 1 in the following sequence of numbers that is immediately followed by 2, if 2 is not immediately followed by 3. How many such 1s are there?
1 2 1 3 4 5 1 2 3 5 2 1 2 6 1 4 5 1 1 2 4 1 2 3 2 1 7 5 2 1 2 5
(a) 2
(b) 5
(c) 4
(d) 7

Q5. In a row of boys, if A who is tenth from the left and B who is ninth from the right interchange their positions, A becomes fifteenth from the left. How many boys are there in the row?
(a) 23
(b) 27
(c) 28
(d) 31

Q6. A, B, C and D are playing cards. A and B are partners. D faces towards North. If A faces towards West , then who faces towards South?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) C

Q7. In this question, arrange the given words in a meaningful sequence and then choose the most appropriate sequence from amongst the alternatives provided below each question:
1. Book
2. Pulp
3. Timber
4. Jungle
5. Paper
(a) 2, 5, 1, 4, 3
(b) 3, 2, 5, 1, 4
(c) 4, 3, 2, 5, 1
(d) 5, 4, 3, 1, 2

Q8. If we substitute 1 to 24 indicating hours on the dial of a clock day and night by the letters of the English alphabet in their order starting with ‘C’ which letter will represent 21 hours?
(a) W
(b) P
(c) F
(d) R

Directions (9-10): Select the related letter/number.

Q9. B : 16 :: D : ?
(a) 120
(b) 150
(c) 200
(d) 256

Q10. NOPQ : MLKJ :: HIJK : ?
(a) DEFG
(b) EFGH
(c) FEDC
(d) GFED
Solutions:

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Clearly, A’s new position is 15th form the left. But this is the same as B’s earlier position which is 9th from the right.
So number of boys in a row = (15 + 8) = 23

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol.

As per the data, D faces North. A faces towards West. So, Its Partner B will face towards A and hence towards East. So, C who will face D will faces towards South.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol.