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# Reasoning Quiz For KVS 2016-17 Exams

Q1. Which of the following alternative is correct, if Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series decreases by one each time?
(a) BHNSV
(b) IMTXB
(c) MSYBG
(d) TZEIL
Directions (2-3): Arrange the given words in alphabetical order and choose the one that comes first.
Q2.
(a) Antecedent
(b) Antibiotic
(c) Antelope
(d) Anthropology
Q3.
(a) Propriety
(b) Proposition
(c) Prosecute
(d) Prosody
Q4. A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre, and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A. Then who is sitting on the right of P?
(a) A
(b) S
(c) X
(d) Z

Q5. Five children are sitting in a row. S is sitting next to P but not T. K is sitting next to R who is sitting on the extreme left and T is not sitting next to K. Who are sitting adjacent to S?
(a) K and P
(b) R and P
(c) Only P
(d) P and T
Q6. When Anuj saw Manish, he recalled, “He is the son of the father of my daughter’s mother.” Who is Manish to Anuj?
(a) Brother-in-law
(b) Brother
(c) Cousin
(d) Uncle
Q7. A girl introduced a boy as the son of the daughter of the father of her uncle. The boy is girl’s
(a) Brother
(b) Son
(c) Uncle
(d) Son-in-law
Q8. Pointing to a man in a photograph, a woman said, “His brother’s father is the only son of my grandfather.” How is the woman related to the man in the photograph?
(a) Mother
(b) Aunt
(c) Sister
(d) Daughter
Q9. If ‘orange’ is called ‘butter’, ‘butter’ is called ‘soap’, ‘soap’ is called ‘ink’, ‘ink’ is called ‘honey’ and ‘honey’ is called ‘orange’, which of the following is used for washing clothes?
(a) Honey
(b) Butter
(c) Orange
(d) Ink
Q10. If, in a language, ‘finger’ is called ‘toe’, ‘toe’ is called ‘foot’, ‘foot’ is called ‘thumb’, ‘thumb’ is called ‘ankle’, ankle’ is called ‘palm’ and ‘palm’ is called ‘knee’, then in that language, what will an illiterate man put to mark signatures?
(a) Toe
(b) Knee
(c) Thumb
(d) Ankle
Solutions:
S1.Ans.(d)
Sol.

S2.Ans.(a)
Sol. Antecedent, Antelope, Anthropology, Antibiotic
S3.Ans.(b)
Sol. Proposition, Propriety, Prosecute, Prosody
S4.Ans.(c)
Sol. R is on the left of A i.e. R, A. A and P are at the ends i.e. P, ___, ___, ___, R, A.
S and Z are at the centre i.e. P, ___, S, Z, R, A / P, ___, Z, S, R, A
Thus, the arrangement in the row is: P, X, S, Z, R, A / P, X, Z, S, R, A
Clearly, X is on the right of P.
S5.Ans.(a)
Sol. S is sitting next to P. So, the order S, P or P, S is followed. S is not next to T. K is sitting next to R. So, the order R, K is followed because R is on the extreme left. T is not next to K. So, the arrangement will be R, K, S, P, T.
Clearly, K and P are sitting adjacent to S.
S6.Ans.(a)
Sol. Anuj’s daughter’s mother – Anuj’s wife; Anuj’s wife father – Anuj’s father-in-law;
Father-in-law’s son – Anuj’s brother-in-law. So, Manish is Anuj’s brother-in-law.
S7.Ans.(a)
Sol. Daughter of uncle’s father – Uncle’s sister – Mother; Mother’s son – Brother.
S8.Ans.(c)
Sol. Only son of woman’s grandfather – Woman’s father; Man’s brother‘s father – Man’s father.
So, the woman is man’s sister.
S9.Ans.(d)
Sol. Clearly, ‘soap’ is used for washing the clothes. But, ‘soap’ is called ‘ink’. So, ‘ink’ is used for washing the clothes.
S10.Ans.(d)
Sol. Clearly, an illiterate man puts his ‘thumb’ to mark his signatures. But, as given, ‘thumb’ is called ‘ankle’. So, an illiterate man will put his ‘ankle’ to mark his signatures.