Reasoning Questions For HSSC/KVS Exam | 21st December 2019

Reasoning Questions For KVS Exam

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 DSSSBKVS, HSSC 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.

(a) 4
(b) 6
(c) 1
(d) 3

Directions (Q2-4): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II consider the Statement and both the Assumptions following it together and decide which of the assumptions implicit in the statement? 

Q2. Statement: Detergents should be used to clean clothes.
I. Detergents form more lather.
II. Detergents help to dislodge grease and dirt.
(a) only assumption I is implicit
(b) only assumption II is implicit
(c) either I or II is implicit
(d) neither I nor II is implicit

Q3. Statement: The government has decided to disinvest large chunk of its equity in select public sector undertakings for a better fiscal management.
I. The amount generated out of the disinvestment process may reduce substantially the mounting fiscal deficits.
II. There will be enough demand in the market for the shares of these undertakings.
(a) assumption I is implicit
(b) only assumption II is implicit
(c) either I or II is implicit
(d) neither I nor II is implicit

Q4. Statement: Please do not use lift while going down – an instruction on the top floor of a five-storey building.
I. While going down, the lift is unable to carry any load.
II. Provision of lift is a matter of facility and not of right.
(a)  only assumption I is implicit
(b)  only assumption II is implicit
(c)  either I or II is implicit
(d)  neither I nor II is implicit

Q6. In a certain code language, PARENTS is written as RCTGPVU. How is CHILDREN written in that code?

Q7. I went 15 m to the north, then turned west and covered 10 m, then turned south and covered 5m and then turned east and covered 10 m. In which direction am I now from my starting point? 
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) West

Q8. The position of how many alphabets will remain the same if each of the alphabets in the word FRIENDS is rearranged in the alphabetical order from left to right? 
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Q9. 1 is subtracted from each odd digit and 1 is added to each even digit in the number 4873529. Which of the following will be the difference between the second digit from the left and the third right from the right of the new number thus formed? 
(b) 4
(c) 3
(d) 2

Q10. Which of the following will come in place of the question mark? 
(a) TSQ
(b) TRQ
(c) SQP
(d) TVW


S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. 5 is opposite to 1.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Nothing is mentioned about lather formation by the detergent. So, I is not implicit. Also, detergents should be used as they clean clothes better and more easily. So, II is implicit.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. The fact given in I directly follows from the phrase ‘….. For a better fiscal management’ in the statement. So, I is implicit. However, the public response to the new policy cannot be ascertained. So, II is not implicit.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. The statement requests people not to use lift while moving down. This implies that the lift may be used to move up and the request has been made so that more people can use the lift for ascending which would otherwise cause more physical stress than going down the stairs. So, only II is implicit.

S5. Ans.(b)

S6. Ans.(b)

S7. Ans.(a)

S10. Ans.(b)


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