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# Reasoning Questions For NVS Exam | 16th 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.From the given alternatives, select the word which CANNOT be formed using the letters of the given word.
(a) Card
(c) Ice
(d) Aim

Q2.In a certain code language, “FIR” is written as “33” and “LIT” is written as “41”. How is “TOM” written in that code language?
(a) 39
(b) 40
(c) 46
(d) 48

Q3.In a certain code language, ‘-‘ represents ‘x’, ‘÷’ represents ‘+’, ‘+’ represents ‘÷’ and ‘x’ represents ‘-‘. Find out the answer to the following question.
7 x 10 ÷ 30 – 2 + 6 = ?
(a) 33
(b) 18
(c) 7
(d) 26

Q4.The following equation is incorrect. Which two signs should be interchanged to correct the equation?
18 + 12 ÷ 9 – 30 x 16 = 10
18 + 12 ÷ 9 – 30 x 16 = 10
(a) + and x
(b) + and ÷
(c) – and +
(d) ÷ and x
Q5.If 13∆3 = 20, 12∆7 = 10 and 12∆5 = 14, then find the value of 16∆2 = ?
(a) 14
(b) 4
(c) 28
(d) 8

Q6.Which of the following terms follows the trend of the given list?
PQPPPPP, PPQPPPP, PPPQPPP, PPPPQPP, PPPPPQP,______________.
(a) QPPPPPP
(b) PQPPPPP
(c) PPPPPPQ
(d) PPQPPPP

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: Some pizzas are pancakes
Statement II: All bread are pizzas
Conclusion I: All pancakes are bread
Conclusion II: No bread are pizzas
(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, the rectangle represents Web designer, circle represents Equestrians, triangle represents Poets and square represents Joggers. Which set of letters represents Joggers who are both Equestrians as well as Poets?
(a) BDG
(b) ABDG
(c) BD
(d) D

Q10.A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
SUN, TWQ, UYT, VAW, ?
(a) WCZ
(b) XBY
(c) WCY
(d) XBZ
Solutions:
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Card
S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. FIR = 6 + 9 + 18 = 33
L I T = 12 + 9 + 20 = 41
TOM = 20 + 15 + 13 = 48
S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. 7 × 10 ÷ 30 – 2 + 6
⇒ 7 – 10 + 30 × 2 ÷ 6
⇒ 7 – 10 + 30 × 2/6
⇒ 7 – 10 + 10
⇒ 7
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. 18 + 12 ÷ 9 – 30 × 16 = 10
⇒ 18 × 12 ÷ 9 – 30 + 16 = 10
⇒ 18 × 12/9-30+16=10
⇒ 24 – 30 + 16 = 10
⇒ 40 – 30 = 10
⇒ 10 = 10
S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. (13 – 3) × 2 = 20
(12 – 7) × 2 = 10
(12 – 5) × 2 = 14
(16 – 2) × 2 = 28
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. PPPPPPQ
S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. D
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. +1, +2, +3