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# Reasoning Quiz For DSSSB & KVS/NVS 2017 Exams

Q1. 8, 6, 9, 23, 87 , … What number should come next?
(a) 428
(b) 426
(c) 424
(d) 429
Q2. If ‘+’ means ‘×’, ‘–’ means ‘÷’, ‘×’ means ‘–’ and ‘÷’ means ‘+’ then,
9 + 8 ÷ 8 – 4 × 8 = ?
(a) 44
(b) 33
(c) 66
(d) 22
Q3. Find the odd letter from the given alternatives?
(a) A
(b) U
(c) T
(d) O
Directions(4-5): For each of the following questions there is some relationship between the two terms to the left of :: and there is same relationship between the two terms to its right. In each of these questions the fourth term is missing. This term is one of the alternatives among the five terms given below. Find out this term.
Q4. QYGO : SAIQ : : UCKS : ?
(a) WEMV
(b) WFNU
(c) WENU
(d) WEMU
Q5. 42 : 56 : : ? : 132
(a) 100
(b) 110
(c) 120
(d) 130
Q6. Select the one which is different from other three alternatives.
(a) Typhoid
(b) Cholera
(c) Jaundice
(d) AIDS
Q7. Starvation is related to Nutrition in the same way as Exhaustion is related to ……..?…….
(a) Energy
(b) Bravery
(c) Freshness
(d) Courage
Q8. Clue is related to Mystery in the same way as Warning is related to ……..?…….
(a) Disaster
(b) Precaution
(c) Risk
(d) Danger
Q9. Find the odd letters from the given alternatives.
(a) ZVR
(b) ZYX
(c) QMI
(d) IEA

Q10. Find the missing term in the below series?
8, 28, 116, 584,?
(a) 2752
(b) 3504
(c) 3508
(d) 3506

Solutions:
S1.Ans.(d)
Sol. 8 x 1 – 2 = 6
6 x 2 – 3 = 9
9 x 3 – 4 = 23
23 x 4 – 5 = 87
87 x 5 – 6 = 429 …
S2.Ans.(c)
Sol. Changing the sign as per question,
9 × 8 + 8 ÷ 4 – 8 = ?
= 72 + 2 – 8 = 66
S3.Ans.(c)
Sol. Except T, all are vowels.

S4.Ans.(d)
Sol. There is a gap of one letter between each corresponding
letters of ‘QYGO’ and ‘SAIQ’

S5.Ans.(b)
Sol.  First term = (6)2 + 6= 42
Second term = (7)2 + 7 = 56
Similarly
Fourth term = (11)2 + 11 = 132
Third term = (10)2 + 10 = 110
S6.Ans.(d)
Sol. Typhoid, Cholera, and Jaundice affect a particular part of our body while AIDS affects the immune system.
S7.Ans.(a)
Sol. First denotes the lack of second.

S8.Ans.(d)
Sol. A clue can help solve a mystery. Similarly, a warning can help prevent danger.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Except ZYX, all follow a pattern of -4,-4
S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. The pattern is  ×3+4, ×4+4, ×5+4, ……. So, missing term = 584 x 6 + 4 = 3508