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# Reasoning Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams

Directions(1-5):In each of the following questions, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

Q1. YZ, VYZ, SYZ, PYZ, ?
(a) LYZ
(b) TYZ
(c) XYZ
(d) MYZ

Q2.
3     4      6
5     7      3
1     2      7
35   69   ?
(a) 94
(b) 65
(c) 34
(d) 75

Q3. 19  18  34  32  44  41
2          4          ?
(a) 6
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 5

Q4. 5, 13, 29, 61, 125, ?
(a) 253
(b) 295
(c) 300
(d) 195

Q5. 13, 10, ?, 100, 1003, 1000, 10003.
(a) 1000
(b) 1030
(c) 103
(d) 310

Directions(6-7): In each of the following questions, find the odd word/number from the given alternatives.

Q6.
(a) Pound (Sterling)
(b) Deutsche Mark
(c) Yen
(d) Franc

Q7. 27, 125, 216, 343
(a) 125
(b) 216
(c) 343
(d) 27

Q8. In the following question, the number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series is successive even numbers. Which of the following series observes this rule?
(b) BEJQZ
(c) BDGKQ
(d) FINUZ

Q9. In this question, which answer figure will complete the question figure?

Q10. How many circles are there in the following figure?

(a) 12
(b) 13
(c) 14
(d) 11
Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)

S2. Ans.(a)

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. 19 – 18 = 1 ; 1 × 2 = 2
34 – 32 = 2 ; 2 × 2 = 4
44 – 41 = 3 ; 3 × 2 = 6

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol.  5 × 2 + 3 = 13
13 × 2 + 3 = 29
29 × 2 + 3 = 61
61 × 2 + 3 = 125
125 × 2 + 3  = 253

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. 13 → 10
3 has been replaced with zero in the next term.
103 → 100
1003 → 1000
10003 ……….

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. Yen is the currency of Japan, an Asian country. Pound (Sterling), Deutsche Mark and Franc are currencies of European countries.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. 27 = 3 × 3 × 3
125 = 5 × 5 × 5
216 = 6 × 6 × 6
343 = 7 × 7 × 7
The number 216 is a prefect cube of an even number.

S8. Ans.(b)

S9. Ans.(a)

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. There are altogether 13 circles.