Reasoning Questions For NVS Exam | 9th 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.

Directions (1-4): In each of the following questions, find the odd word/number/letters/ number pair from the given alternatives.

Q1. 
(a) 512
(b) 625
(c) 1296
(d) 2401

Q2. 
(a) Poland
(b) Korea
(c) Spain
(d) Greece

Q3. 
(a) Chameleon
(b) Crocodile
(c) Alligator
(d) Locust

Q4. 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

Q5. 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

Directions (6-10): In each of the following questions, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

Q6. 68, 81, 96, ?, 132
(a) 105
(b) 110
(c) 113
(d) 130

Q7. 50 : 65 : : 122 : ?
(a) 157
(b) 145
(c) 147
(d) 155

Q8. CE, GI, KM, OQ, ?
(a) TW
(b) TV
(c) SU
(d) RT

Q9. R, O, L, I, F, ?
(a) C
(b) A
(c) E
(d) I

Q10. 3, 15, 4, 16, 5, 17, 6, ?, 7
(a) 12
(b) 13
(c) 15
(d) 18



Solutions

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Except, 512, all other numbers are perfect squares.
625 = 25 × 25; 1296 = 36 × 36; 2401 = 49 × 49

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Except Korea, all others are European countries. Korea is an Asian country.

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Except Locust, all others are members of reptile class. Locust is a type of African and Asian insect that flies in huge groups, destroying plants and crops.

S4. 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.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol.
Q is uncle of S


S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. 68 + 13 = 81
81 + 15 = 96
96 + 17 = 113 
113 + 19 = 132

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. 7² + 1 =49
8² + 1 = 65
11² + 1 = 122
12² + 1 = 145




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