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# Reasoning Questions For KVS Exam 2017

Q1. If ‘<’ means ‘minus’, ‘>’ means ‘plus’, ‘=’ means ‘multiplied by’ and ‘\$’ means ‘divided by’, then what would be the value of 81 > 27 \$ 3 < 5 ?
(a) 70
(b) 53
(c) 36
(d) 85
Q2. Find the wrong number in the series from among the alternatives?
3, 8, 15, 24, 34, 48, 63
(a) 25
(b) 34
(c) 48
(d) 8
Q3. Unscramble the letters in the words given in this question and find the odd one out:
(a) AGEBLN
(b) NGRI
(c) RKTSI
(d) ELCNAKEC
Q4. In this question, there is some relationship between the two terms to the left of :: and the same relationship hold between the two terms to its right. Find out this term.
EGIK : FILO :: FHJL : ?
(a) JGMP
(b) GMJP
(c) GJMP
(d) JGPM

Directions (5-6): In each of the following question, choose the group of letters/number which is different from others.
Q5.
(a) 35
(b) 49
(c) 51
(d) 63
Q6.
(a) AUjPY
(b) KXiDU
(c) PFeCJ
(d) ZGLhS

Directions (7): In each question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusion and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q7. Statements:
Many mobile are T.V..
All T.V. are Laptop.
Conclusions:
I. Some mobile are Laptop.
II. No T.V. is a mobile.
(a) If only conclusions I follows
(b) If only conclusion II follows
(c) If either conclusion I or II follows
(d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

Direction (8): In this letter series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below is. Choose the correct alternative.

Q8. _ B C D B C _ D C A B D _ B C D B C _ D C _ B D
(a) BBBBB
(b) CCCCC
(c) AAAAA
(d) DDDDD

Directions (9-10): Read the following information and answer the questions given below it:
X is the father of Z. But Z is not his son.
Q is the daughter of Z. R is the spouse of X.
Y is the brother of Z. P is the son of Y.
S is the spouse of Y. T is the father of S.

Q9. Who is the son of R?
(a) Y
(b) Z
(c) P
(d) Q

Q10. Who is the grandmother of P?
(a) X
(b) Z
(c) R
(d) T
Solutions:
S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Using the correct symbols, we have:
Given expression:
= 81 + 27 ÷ 3 – 5
= 81 + 9 – 5
= 85
S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. The difference between consecutive terms of the given series are respectively 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15
Clearly, 34 is a wrong number and must be replaced by (24 + 11) i.e. 35
S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. BANGLE, RING, SKIRT, NECKLACE
All except SKIRT are ornaments.
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. The first, second, third and fourth letters of the first group are moved one, two, three and four steps forward respectively to obtain the corresponding letters of the second group.
S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Each of the numbers except 51, is divisible by 7.
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Clearly, the answer is (d). In all other groups, the smaller letter is the middle one.
S7. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. The series is ABCD/BCAD/CABD/ABCD/BCAD/CABD. Clearly, each group consists of letters of the previous group in the order – second, third, first and fourth.
S9. Ans.(a)
Sol.

As explained above, Y is the son of X and R is the spouse of X. So, Y is the son of R.
S10. Ans.(c)
Sol.

So, R is the grandmother of P.