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# Reasoning Questions For NVS Exam | 11th July 2019 (Solutions)

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.

Q1. In the following question, select the related word pair from the given alternatives.
Paper : Pulp : : ? : ?
(a) Sack : Jute
(b) Gold : Jewellery
(c) Cloth : Garment
(d) Car : Vehicle

Q2. In the following question, select the related number pair from the given alternatives.
48 : 41 : : ? : ?
(a) 68 : 63
(b) 84 : 75
(c) 74 : 67
(d) 92 : 87
Q3. If ‘sand’ is called ‘air’, ‘air’ is called ‘Mars’, ‘Mars’ is called ‘Well’, ‘well’ is called ‘Island’, ‘Island’ is called ‘Sky’, then from where will a man draws water?
(a) Well
(b) Island
(c) Sky
(d) Mars
Q4. In the following question, select the odd word from the given alternatives.
(a) Valley
(b) Lake
(c) Ocean
(d) Creek
Q5. In the following question, four number pairs are given. The number on left side of (–) is related to the number on the right side of (–) with some Logic/Rule/Relation. Three are similar on basis of same Logic/Rule/Relation. Select the odd one out from the given alternatives.
(a) 16 – 5
(b) 24 – 6
(c) 32 – 8
(d) 88 – 22
Q6. In the following question, select the odd letter/letters from the given alternatives.
(a) ORU
(b) CFI
(c) HKN
(d) FJM
Q7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.
1. Frantic
2. Fraud
3. Fountain
4. Frank
5. Frail
(a) 54321
(b) 52314
(c) 35412
(d) 24153

Q8. In the following question, select the missing number from the given series.
43, 58, 88, 133, ?, 268
(a) 193
(b) 203
(c) 163
(d) 218
Q9. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
FJ, GK, HL, ?, JN
(a) HN
(b) HL
(c) LN
(d) IM
Q10. Among four boys, age of Ashish is thrice the age of Varun. Age of Arvind is 1/2 of the age of Varun. Amit is 8 years elder to Varun, but 8 years younger to Ashish. Who is the second eldest?
(a) Amit
(b) Ashish
(c) Arvind
(d) Varun
Solutions:
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.As paper is made up from pulp similarly sack is made up from Jute and sequence of words in the given option is same.
S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.
48 – 7 → 41
74 – 7 → 67
S3. Ans.(c)
Sol.Ans.(b)
Sol. Man draws water from well, but ‘well’ is called ‘island’. So man draws water from island.
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol.
Except valley all are related to water.
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol.
24/4→6
32/4→8
88/4 → 22
Similarly, 16/4→4× 5
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol.
Except,  FJM all other option follow +3, +3 pattern
S7. Ans.(c)
Sol.
3 fountain
5 frail
4 frank
1 frantic
2 fraud
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol.
Let the age of Varun = x
Ashish age = 3x
Arvind age = x/2
Amit = x+ 8
x + 8 = 3x – 8
x = 8
Varun = 8 years
Ashish = 24 years
Arvind = 4 years
Amit = 16 years
Second eldest  = Amit