Reasoning Questions For NVS Exam | 2nd August 2019


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 DSSSBKVSNVS 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.

Q1. Which of the following terms follows the trend of the given list?
BAAAAABA, BAAAABAA, BAAABAAA, BAABAAAA, BABAAAAA, _______________.
(a) BAAAAAAB
(b) BAAAAABA
(c) BBAAAAAA
(d) BAAAABAA

Q2. In the following question, select the related number pair from the given alternatives.
69 : 87 : : ? : ?
(a) 77 : 97
(b) 117 : 135
(c) 95 : 107 
(d) 121 : 145

Q3. In the following question, select the related letter pair from the given alternatives.
SQM : RPL : : ? : ?
(a) KCN :  JBO
(b) DQA : CPB 
(c) BSU : ART 
(d) PZC : OXD

Q4. In the following question, select the odd word from the given alternatives.
(a) Red 
(b) Green
(c)  White
(d) Painting

Q5. In the following question, four number pairs are given. The number on left side of (-) is related to the number on the right side of (–) with some Logic/Rule/Relation. Three are similar on basis of same Logic/Rule/Relation. Select the odd one out from the
(a) 16 – 32
(b) 24 – 48 
(c) 36 – 72 
(d) 32 – 66 

Q6. In the following question, select the odd letter/letters from the given alternatives.
(a) GEC 
(b) NLJ 
(c) OMK
(d) YWN 

Q7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.
1. Clump
2. Clown 
3. Climax
4. Clumsy
5. Climb 
(a) 32541 
(b) 41523 
(c) 35214 
(d) 45213 

Q8. In the following question, select the missing number from the given series.
2, 3, 4, 9, 16, 29, 54, ?
(a) 109 
(b) 99 
(c) 87 
(d) 117

Q9. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
E, I, M, ?, U, Y
(a) Q 
(b) R 
(c) T 
(d) S 

Q10.Present age of R and S are in the ratio of 3 : 2 respectively. If the present age of H is 117 years and R’s present age is 4/13 of H’s present age, then after how many years the ages of R and S would be in the ratio of 15 : 11?
(a) 9 
(b) 6 
(c) 7 
(d) 8 

Solutions:

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.
Position of the 2nd B is increasing by 1 from right to left.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol.
87 – 69 = 18
135 – 117 = 18





S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.
Except painting, rest all are colours

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.
16 × 2 = 32, 24 × 2 = 48, 36 × 2 = 72
32 × 2 = 64 ≠ 66

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol.
Except YWN, rest all three are -2 series


S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.
9 = 2 + 3 + 4, 16 = 3 + 4 + 9
29 = 4 + 9 + 16, 54 = 9 + 16 + 29

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. +4 series

S10. Ans.(a)
So. R’s present age =4/13×117=36 yrs= 3x
⇒ x = 12
∴ S’s present age = 12 × 2 = 24 yrs
Let the required years be x
∴ ATQ,
(36+x)/(24+x)=15/11⇒x=9





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