Reasoning Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams


1. There are five boys in a class. Kishore’s position is above Sanjeet. Manoj is below Harendra. Sujay is above Manoj and Harendra. Who is at the lowest position?
(a) Manoj 
(b) Harendra
(c) Sujay 
(d) Cannot be determined

2. Four persons P, Q, R and S are playing cards. Q and R are partners. S is facing towards South. Next to the right of S is Q. Where is P facing?
(a) North 
(b) East 
(c) West
(d) North-East

3.In a line of students Madhukar is on 15th position from right and Dhirendra is on 18th position from left. When they both interchange their positions then madhukar is on 20th position from right. What will be the position of Dhirendra from left?
(a) 20th 
(b) 24th 
(c) 23rd 
(d) 22th 

4.  Which one of the following words will come right in the middle if they are arranged according to the dictionary?
Decease,Decipher, Deceit, , Decide, Deceive
(a) Deceive 
(b) Decrease
(c) Decide
(d) Deceit

5. Among five friends. A is heavier than B. C is lighter than D. B is lighter than D, but heavier than E. Who is the heaviest?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) A
(d) Cannot be determined

6. Vibhu’s younger brother Mahipal is older than Raveti. Prema is younger than Seema but elder than Vibhu. Who is the eldest?
(a) Prema 
(b) Mahipal
(c) Vibhu
(d) Seema

7. Vipul is taller than Hansa. Hansa is taller than Anand. Alok is taller than Ashok. Ashok is taller than Hansa. Who is the tallest?
(a) Vipul
(b) Alok
(c) Ashok
(d) Cannot be determined

8. Kelakar is taller than Mangal but not than Priyadarshi. Mahesh is taller than Santosh, But shorter than Mangal. Who is the tallest?
(a) Mahesh
(b) Santosh
(c) Priyadarhi
(d) Kelakar

9. Kaushal is heavier than Pravin who is lighter than Khurshid. Ashok is heavier than Janardan, but not than Chandrabhushan. Which of the following is correct?
(1) Pravin is heavier than Chandrabhushan.
(2) Janardan is heavier than Kaushal.
(a) Only (1)
(b) Only (2)
(c) (1) and (2) both
(d) (1) or (2) 

10. Vinod is taller than Arvind, but not than Babban. Raju is taller than Suman. Who is shorter than Kamal. Which of the following is correct?
(1) Raju is shorter than Arvind
(2) Arvind is taller than Raju
(a) Only (1)
(b) Only (2)
(c) (1) and (2) both
(d) Only (1) or Only (2)

Solutions:

1.Answer with Explanation 
(a) On arranging. 
Kishore > Sanjeet > Sujay > Harendra > Manoj.
Thus Manoj is at the lowest position.

2.Answer with Explanation
 (a); Thus P is facing towards North.

3.Ans. (c); 
Second place of Dhirndra from left =[Difference of places of Madhukar+First place of Dhirendra]
=[(20-15)+18]=23  

4.Sol. (a); One arranging—
Decease, Deceit, Deceive, Decide, Decipher.

5.Ans. (d)

6.Ans. (d); On arranging—
Seema > Prema > Vibhu > Mahipal > Raveti.

7.Ans. (d)

8.Ans. (c)

9.Ans. (c); 
Kaushal > Khurshid > Praveen > Chandrabhushan > Ashok > Janardan.
(1) Kaushal > Khurshid > Praveen > Chandrabhushan > Ashok > Janardan. 
(2) Chandrabhushan > Ashok > Janardan > Kaushal > Khurshid > Praveen. 

10.Ans. (d); Babban > Vinod > Arvind 
Raju > Kamal > Suman.