REASONING Ability Question Paper 2017 with Answers


REASONING Ability Question Paper 2017 – Here we are providing some of the questions asked in the various competitive Examinations. These questions cover the following topics: Analogies, Coding Decoding, Data Interpretation, Analytical Puzzles, Linear arrangement, seating Arrangement, Number series, Symbols and Notations, Odd man out, Direction sense, syllogisms, Logical Deduction etc.

Quantitative Aptitude 

REASONING Ability Question Paper 2017

Direction for questions 1- 4 : In the following questions, each of the given letter sequences have some letters missing, which are given in that order as one of the four alternatives under it. Find the correct alternative.

1. —   b     c     b     c     a   —   b    c     b   —   a     a     b     c   —   c    a

(A) acbb (B) aacb (C) abcc (D) abbc

2. a    b   —   a    a    b   a   b   b   —   a   b   a   —   b   a   —   b

(A) bbaa (B) abba (C) aaab (D) baba

3. —    c     c     —     a     c     c     —     a     c     —     b

(A) b b c c (B) c b c c (C) b b b a (D) None of these

4. a    a    —   b   —    —   a   a   b   b    a    —   a   b    b

(A) a b a a (B) a b b a (C) b b b a (D)  None of these

Direction for questions 5 – 8 : Arrange the given words in the alphabetical order and indicate the one that comes LAST.

5. (A) Regard (B) Refer (C) Report (D) Render

6. (A) Demand (B) Destroy (C) Damage (D) Direct

7. (A) Flourish (B) Formal (C) Forget (D) Forgo

8. (A) Cover (B) Collect (C) Callous (D) Career

9. In a row of ten, when Bani was shifted by three places towards left, he became 6th from the left. What was her earlier position from the right?

(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 4 (D) 6

Direction for questions 10 – 14 : In each question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

a) if only conclusion I follows

b) if only conclusion II follows

c) if either I or II follows

d) if neither I nor II follows

10. Statements :

Only cats are animals.

No historian is an animal.

Conclusions :

I. Some cats are not historians.

II. Some historians are cats.

Ans: a

11. Statements :

Few takers are givers.

No giver is almighty.

Conclusions :

I. Some takers are almighty.

II. Some almighty are not takers.

Ans: c

12. Statements :

Some stones are cups.

Some cups are black.

Conclusions :

I. Some blacks are not cups.

II. Some cups are stones.

Ans: d

13. Statements :

All books are pencils.

All pencils are pins.

Conclusions :

I. Some pins are books.

II. No pin is a book.

Ans: a

14. Statements :

Some crows are jackals.

No fox is a crow.

Conclusions :

I. Some jackals are foxes.

II. Some jackals are not foxes.

Ans: b

Reasoning Ability



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