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, NVS 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.
Directions (1-2): In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
Q1. Encourage : Restrict ∷ ?
(a) gain : success
(b) dearth : surplus
(c) seeing : believing
(d) heart : soul
Q2. RT : WZ ∷ PR : ?
Direction (3-4): In the following question, select the odd word from the given alternatives.
Directions (5-6): In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
Q5. 16 : 4 ∷ 9 : ?
Q6. 27 : ? ∷ 125 : 25
Directions (7-10): In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three responses.
Sol. ‘Encourage’ is opposite in meaning to Restrict. Similarly, Dearth is opposite in meaning to Surplus.
S3.Ans. (d); Snooker is a indoor game.
S4. Ans.(c); +13, –7 series, except HUO.
Sol. 16 = (4)²; 4 – 2 = 2 ⇒ (2)² = 4
9 = (3)²; 3 – 2 = 1 ⇒ (1)² = 1
Sol. 27 = (3)³; 9 = (3)²
125 = (5)³; 25 = (5)²
Sol. Diagonal is related to such geometrical figures which consist of lines. All others are related to circle.
Sol. Except U, all others are Consonants. U is a Vowel.