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# Reasoning Questions For KVS Exam 2017

Q1. Which letter in the word AGREEMENT occupies the same position as it does in the English alphabet?
(a) M
(b) E
(c) N
(d) G

Q2. In this letter series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.
A _ BCCB _ CA _ CCA _ BAAB _ C
(a) ACCAB
(b) ABCAA
(c) ABABC
(d) BACAA

Q3. Find the odd letters from the given alternatives.
(a) QO
(b) NL
(c) KI
(d) TS

Q4. Looking at a portrait of a man, Ashok said, “His mother is the wife of my father’s son. Brothers and sisters I have none.” At whose portrait was Ashok looking?
(a) His uncle
(b) His cousin
(c) His son
(d) His nephew

Q5. In this question, choose one word which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find that word.
(a) VENDOR
(b) ROASTED
(c) TREND
(d) TORTURE

Q6. If ‘tin pin min’ stands for ’all the fun’, ‘jin kin tin’ stands for ‘why should fun’ and ‘sin pin kin’ stands for ‘why all Dance’ , which word would mean ‘Dance’?
(a) pin
(b) sin
(c) kin
(d) tin

Q7. In this question, if the letters of the given word are used as many times as one wants to use, then which one of the four given words (a), (b), (c) and (d) cannot be formed?
REVENOUS
(a) SONOROUS
(b) VENNER
(c) VENUE
(d) RIVER

Q8. Arrange the given words in the alphabetical order and tick the one that comes second last.
(a) External
(b) Extraordinary
(c) Extraction
(d) Extra

Q9. If the letters in the word UNDERTAKING are rearranged in the alphabetical order, which one will be on 9th position from left after the rearrangement?
(a) G
(b) R
(c) T
(d) N

Directions (10): In this question, some symbols are represented by letters as shown below:
 + − × ÷ = > < B G E C D A F
Now, identify the correct expression in each case.
Q10.
(a) 15 C 3 D 5 B 8 C 2 G 10
(b) 15 A 3 E 5 B 8 G 2 B 10
(c) 15 C 3 G 5 B 8 B 2 D 10
(d) 15 A 3 B 5 E 8 G 2 E 10

Solutions:
S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. E is the 5th letter in the word as well as in the English alphabet.
S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. The series is AABCC/BBCAA/CCABB/AABCC. Thus the letters move in a cyclic order and in each group, the middle letter occurs only once.
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Except TS, there is a difference of 2 between letters.
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Since Ashok has no brother or sister, so he is his father’s only son.
So, wife of Ashok’s father’s son – Ashok’s wife.
Thus, Ashok’s wife is the man’s mother or the man is Ashok’s son.
S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.
S6. Ans.(b)
Sol.
‘tin pin min’ -> ’all the fun’……(i)
‘jin kin tin’ -> ‘why should fun’ ……..(ii)
‘sin pin kin’ -> ‘why all Dance’…….(iii)
In (i) and (iii), the common code word are ‘pin’
So, ‘pin’-> ‘all’
In (ii) and (iii), the common code word are ‘kin’
So, ‘kin’-> ‘why’
Thus, in (iii), ‘sin’ -> ‘Dance
S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. RIVER cannot be formed from the letters of the REVENOUS because there is no “I”.
S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. External, Extra, Extraction, Extraordinary
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Arranging the letters in alphabetical order, we have:
A D E G I K N N R T U. Clearly, R is at the 9th position from left.
S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. Using the proper notations in (c), we get the statement as:
15 ÷ 3 – 5 + 8 + 2 = 10 or
5 – 5 + 8 + 2 = 10 or 10 = 10, which is true.