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# Reasoning Questions For KVS Exam 2017 (Solutions)

Directions (1-2): In this question, some groups of letters are given, all of which, except one, share a common similarity while one is different. Choose the odd one out.

Q1.
(a) ACEG
(b) IKMO
(c) TVWY
(d) FHJL

Q2.

(a) jAnUaRy
(b) mArCh
(c) dEcEmBeR
(d) oCtObEr

Directions (3-5): In each of the following questions a number is missing. Find this missing number from the following alternatives.

Q3. 512, 49, 216, 25, ?
(a) 8
(b) 27
(c) 64
(d) 36

Q4. 15, 24, 42, 69, (?), 150
(a) 114
(b) 105
(c) 100
(d) 140

Q5. 3, 7, 16, 32, ?, 93
(a) 53
(b) 57
(c) 54
(d) 60

Directions (6-10): In these questions, which of the following number complete the given sequence?

Q6. 8, 24, 12, 36, 18, 54, (….)
(a) 27
(b) 108
(c) 68
(d) 72

Q7. 2, 6, 12, 20, 30, 42, 56, (….)
(a) 61
(b) 64
(c) 72
(d) 70

Q8. 4, -8, 16, -32, 64, (….)
(a) 128
(b) -128
(c) 192
(d) -192

Q9. 122 , 170 , 290 , ?
(a) 369
(b) 255
(c) 432
(d) 362

Q10. 2 ,3 , 8 , 63, ?
(a) 3900
(b) 3636
(c) 3968
(d) 3988
Solutions:
S1.Ans.(c)
Sol. In all other groups, the letters are alternate.
S2.Ans.(c)
Sol. All other groups end with small letters or contains odd numbers of letters.
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. The pattern of the number series is as given below:
15 + 9 = 24
24 + 18 (= 9 + 9) = 42
42 + 27 (= 18 + 9) = 69
69 + 36 (= 27 + 9) = 105
105 + 45 (= 36 + 9) = 150
S6.Ans. (a)
Sol. Numbers are alternatively multiplied by 3 and divided by 2.
So, the next number = 54 ÷ 2 = 27.
S7.Ans.(c)
Sol. The pattern is 1 x 2, 2 x 3, 3 x 4, 4 x 5, 5 x 6, 6 x 7, 7 x 8.
So, the next number is 8 x 9 = 72.
S8.Ans.(b)
Sol. Each number is the proceeding number multiplied by -2.
So, the required number is -128.