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# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB, KVS Exam: 16th october 2018

The reasoning is the most scoring section in any competitive exam. It also develops or nourishes our critical thinking skills as compared to other subjects. In DSSSB,KVS Exam, As a student to score well in this part, you have to start your preparation now because there is negative marking as well. The more you have prepared, the better you score.

1. Rakhi got engaged 10 years ago. Rakhi’s present age is 5/3 of her age at the time of engagement. If the present age of Rakhi’s mother is twice that of present age of Rakhi, then what was her mother’s age (in years) at the time of her engagement?
(a) 50
(b) 40
(c) 30
(d) 60

2. In the following question, from the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
Suspensefulness
(a) Sense
(b) Fuels
(c) Useful
(d) Fullness

3. In a certain code language, “BAD” is written as “7” and “SAP” is written as “9”. How is “BAN” written in that code language?
(a) 8
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 6

4. In the following question, correct the equation by interchanging two signs.
9 x 3 + 8 ÷ 4 – 7 = 28

(a) x and –
(b) + and –
(c) ÷ and +
(d) x and ÷

5. If 4 * 5 % 3 = 8000 and 2 * 3 % 2 = 36, then
4 * 3 % 3 = ?

(a) 432
(b) 1728
(c) 36
(d) 144

8. In each of the following question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. Taking the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts, read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follows the given statements.

Statements:
I. Some pens are pencils.
II. All pencils are erasers.
Conclusions:
I. Some pens are erasers.
II. No pens are erasers.
III. Some erasers are pencils.

(a) Only conclusion (II) follows.
(b) Only conclusion (I) and (II) follow.
(c) Only conclusion (I) and (III) follow.
(d) No conclusion follows.

SOLUTIONS

1. (b);
2. (d);
3. (a);
4. (d);
5. (b);
6. (d);
8. (c);
9. (a);
10. (a);