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# Reasoning Questions For KVS/ UP Assistant Exam: 15th December 2018 (Solutions)

Q1. From the given alternatives, select the word which CANNOT be formed using the letters of the given word.
(a) Gang
(d) Strong

Q2. In a certain code language, “LATIN” is written as “ODWLQ”. How is “ROUTE” written in that code language?
(a) HWXRU
(b) URXWH
(c) HTZAH
(d) VRVLH

Q3. In a certain code language, ‘x’ represents ‘+’, ‘÷’ represents ‘x’, ‘-‘ represents ‘÷’ and ‘+’ represents ‘-‘. Find out the answer to the following question.
13 + 8 x 2 ÷ 25 – 10 = ?
(a) 46
(b) 10
(c) 49
(d) 19

Q4. The following equation is incorrect. Which two signs should be interchanged to correct the equation?
26 – 2 x 30 ÷ 6 + 16 = 20
(a) ÷ and  x
(b) – and +
(c) x and –
(d) ÷ and –

Directions (5): In each of the following questions, a word has been given followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find that word.

Q5. TRIBUNAL
(a) TRIBLE
(b) URBAN
(c)  BRAIN
(d) LATIN
S7.Ans.(a)

Q6. Which of the following terms follows the trend of the given list?
XXXXXXY, XXXXXYY, XXXXYYY, XXXYYYY, XXYYYYY, _______________.
(a) XXXXXXX
(b) XXXXXXY
(c) XYYYYYY
(d) XXXXXYY

Direction (7): In each of the following questions, choose one word which can be formed from the letters of the given word.

Q7. RHINOCEROS
(a) RENAL
(b) HIND
(c) SURE
(d) HORSE
Q8. In the question two statements are given, followed by two conclusions, I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.
Statement I: All cards are labels
Statement II: No posters are labels

Conclusion I: No cards are posters
Conclusion II: Some posters are cards
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Both conclusions I and II follow
(d) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

Q9. In the following figure, rectangle represents Web designers, circle represents Bloggers, triangle represents Photographers and square represents Cricketers. Which set of letters represents Web designers who are Cricketers?
(a) BH
(b) IB
(c) AG
(d) EA

Q10. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
HRA, GQZ, FPY, EOX, ?
(a) DNW
(b) EMX
(c) EOY
(d) CMV

Solutions:
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.  Gang
S3. Ans.(b)
Sol.
13 + 8 × 2 ÷ 25 – 10
= 13 – 8 + 2 × 25 ÷ 10
= 13 – 8 + 5 = 10
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.  26 – 2 × 30 ÷ 6 + 16 = 20
Inter changing – &+ we get,
26 + 2 × 30 ÷ 6 – 16
= 26 + 10 – 16 = 20
S5. Ans.(a)
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol.  XYYYYYY
S7. Ans.(d)
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol.  IB
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol.  –1 Series