Reasoning Questions For NVS Exam | 5th 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. Harish walked 40 metres towards North, took a left turn and walked 20 metres. He again took a left turn and walked 40 metres. How far and in which direction is he from the starting point?  
(a) 20 metres East 
(b) 20 metres North 
(c) 100 metres South 
(d) None of these

Q2. Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series is in the order of 2, 5, 7, 10. Which one of the following letter groups obey this rule?
(a) CEGLT
(b) FNKOT
(c) QTZHS
(d) SYBEP

Q3. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.
1. Standard 
2. Stimulated
3. Stamina
4. Steroid 
5. Statement
(a) 3, 1, 5, 4, 2
(b) 2, 4, 1, 5, 3
(c) 3, 2, 4, 5, 1
(d) 4, 2, 1, 5, 3

Q4. If E = 5, DESK = 39 ,then the value of STAR is
(a) 57
(b) 58
(c) 50
(d) 59

Directions(5): There is a certain relation between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : : while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the given pair has. Select the best alternatives.  

Q5. Bank : Money : : Transport : ? 
(a) Traffic
(b) Road  
(c) Goods
(d) Speed

Q6. A is the brother of B. B is the brother of C. D is the father of A. Based on these three statements, which of the following statements cannot be definitely true?   
(a) B is the brother of A
(b) B is the son of D
(c) A is the brother of C
(d) C is the brother of A

Q7. Examine the following relationships among members of a family of six persons - A, B, C, D, E, and F. Based on these five statements which of the following statements is true:
1. The number of males equals that of females. 
2. A and E are sons of F.
3. D is the mother of two, one boy and one girl. 
4. B is the son of A.
5. There is one married couple in the family at present.  
(a) A  B and C are all females 
(b) A is the husband of D
(c) D is the grand-daughter of F
(d) E and F are children of D

Q8. Pointing to a man on the stage, Rashi said, “He is the brother of the daughter of the wife of my husband.” How is the man on the stage related to Rashi?
(a) Son 
(b) Husband 
(c) Cousin 
(d) Nephew 

Q9. Introducing a man to her husband, a woman said, “His brother’s father is the only son of my grandfather.” How is the woman related to this man?  
(a) Mother  
(b) Aunt  
(c) Sister  
(d) Daughter 

Q10. Pointing to a girl in the photograph, Amar said, “Her mother’s brother is the only son of my mother’s father.” How is the girl’s mother related to Amar?  
(a) Mother 
(b) Sister 
(c) Aunt 
(d) Grandmother 

Solutions: 





S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Order according to dictionary:
3. Stamina , 1. Standard , 5. Statement , 4. Steroid , 2. Stimulated

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. STAR = 19 + 20 + 1 + 18 = 58

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Transaction of second is done through the first.  



S8.Ans.(a)
Sol. Wife of Rashi’s husband - Rashi; 
Brother of daughter - Son 
So, the man on the stage is Rashi’s son. 

S9.Ans.(c)
Sol. Only son of woman’s grandfather - Woman’s father; 
Man’s brother’s father - Man’s father
So, man’s father is woman’s father i.e. woman is the man’s sister. 

S10.Ans.(c)
Sol. Only son of Amar’s mother’s father - Amar’s maternal uncle
So, the girl’s maternal uncle is Amar’s maternal uncle. 
Thus, the girl’s mother is Amar’s aunt.  


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