# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB, KVS Exam: 10 november 2018

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.

Direction (1-1): In the following question, select the odd word pair from the given alternatives.
Q1.

(a) 361
(b) 441
(c) 784
(d) 876

Q2. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.
1. Herbivorous
2. Harmony
3. House
4. Honour
5. Helm

(a) 12543
(b) 25143
(c) 21534
(d) 12354

Q3. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
A, C, E, G, ?

(a) H
(b) I
(c) J
(d) F

Q4. In the following question, select the missing number from the given series.
2, 4, 13, 41, 106, ?

(a) 172
(b) 191
(c) 219
(d) 232

Q5. Hitesh, Sunny, Vicky, Nitin and Bharat are arranged in ascending order of the height from the top. Hitesh is at third place. Bharat is between Nitin and Hitesh while Nitin is not at the bottom. Who has the maximum height among them?
(a) Hitesh
(b) Sunny
(c) Vicky
(d) Nitin

Q6. If ‘A + B’ means ‘A is father of B’, ‘A – B’ means ‘A is mother of B’, ‘A * B’ means ‘A is brother of B’ and ‘A % B’ means ‘A is sister of B’, then how is Q related to
S in ‘P + Q * R – S’?
(a) Husband
(b) Uncle
(c) Brother
(d) Father

Q7. In the following question, from the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
Abandoned

(a) Bonded
(b) Banded
(c) Bland
(d) Bane

Q8. In a certain code language, “REMOTE” is written as “KYSPGS” and “BRAND” is written as “IRDTC”. How is “MOBILE” written in that code language?
(a) FMJCPN
(b) KQMEQN
(c) DKHANL
(d) DMHCNN

Q9. If “÷” denotes “multiplied by”, “+” denotes “subtracted from”, “x” denotes “added to” and “–” denotes “divided by”,then
12 – 6 + 28 × 3 ÷ 9 = ?

(a) –24
(b) 1
(c) –53
(d) 8

Q10. If 19 (36) 13 and 37 (81) 28, then what is the value of ‘A’ in 43 (A) 38?
(a) 49
(b) 25
(c) 34
(d) 64

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. All are perfect square.
Except 876.
√361 = 19; √441=21
√784=28

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. 2. Harmony
5. Helm
1. Herbivorous
4. Honour
3. House

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. +2 series

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Nitin > Bharat > Hitesh > Vicky > Sunny
→┴( Height in decreasing order )
Or,
Nitin > Bharat > Hitesh > Sunny > Vicky
∴ Nitin has the maximum height among them.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol.
Q is uncle of S

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. There is no ‘ℓ’ in the given word.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. 12 – 6 + 28 × 3 ÷ 9
⇒ 12 ÷ 6 – 28 + 3 × 9
⇒ 2 – 28 + 27
⇒ 1

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. 19 – 13 = 6 ⇒ 6² = 36
37 – 28 = 9 ⇒ 9² = 81
43 – 38 = 5 ⇒ 5² = 25