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# Reasoning Quiz For KVS 2016-17 Exams

Directions (1): In this question, various terms of an alphabet series are given with one term missing as shown by (?). Choose the missing term out of the given alternatives.

Q1. ajs, gpy, ?, sbk, yhq
(a) dmv
(b) mve
(c) oua
(d) qzi

Q2. In this letters series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternative below it. Choose the correct alternative.
ab _ aa _ bbb _ aaa _ bbba
(a) abba
(b) baab
(c) aaab
(d) abab

Q3. In each of the following question, there is a certain relationship between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given or another side : : while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this words as the words of the given bear. Choose the correct alternative.
Hermit : Recluse : : Cordial : ?
(a) Thief
(b) Privacy
(c) Affable
(d) Enemy

Q4. Umbrella is related to Rain in the same way as Goggles is related to ………..?………..
(a) Light
(b) Glare
(c) Stare
(d) Sight

Q5. Choose the odd numeral pair/group in this question.
(a) 43 : 6
(b) 28 : 4
(c) 50 : 7
(d) 36 : 5

Direction (6-7): In each of the following question, choose that set of numbers/letter-groups from the four alternative sets, that is similar to the given set.

Q6. Given Set – OT : TD
(a) TV : SW
(b) IL : HK
(c) PN : UX
(d) BE : FC

Q7. Given set – (81, 77, 69)
(a) (75, 71, 60)
(b) (64, 61, 53)
(c) (56, 52, 44)
(d) (92, 88, 79)

Directions (8-9): In each of the following questions, there is a certain relationship between two given numbers on one side of : : and one number is given on another side of : : while another number is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relationship with this number as the numbers of the given pair bear. Choose the best alternative.

Q8. 335 : 216 : : 987 : ?
(a) 867
(b) 868
(c) 872
(d) 888

Q9. 25: 37 : : 49 : ?
(a) 41
(b) 56
(c) 60
(d) 65

Q10. In this question, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term.
8, 13, 21, 32, 47, 63, 83
(a) 8
(b) 32
(c) 63
(d) 47

Solutions
S1. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. The series is abb/aaabbb/aaaabbbb/a. Thus the letters are repeated twice, then trice, the four times and so on.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The words in each pair are synonyms of each other.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. First provides protection from the second.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. In all other pairs, (1st number -1 )/7 = 2nd number.

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. O + 5 = T, T + 10 = D
P + 5 = U , N + 10 = X

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. In each set, 2nd number = (1st number – 4)
and 3rd number = (2nd number – 8)

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. The relationship is x(x-119).

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. The relationship is x^2 (x+1)^2+1.

S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. The correct pattern is +5, +8, +11, +14, ……
So, 47 is wrong and must be replaced by (32 + 14) i.e. 46.