Reasoning Quiz

1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) Coriander
2) Potato
3) Beetroot
4) Onion
5) Ginger


2. How many pairs of letters are there in the word CRYSTALLIZE, which have as many letters between them as in the alphabet?
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
5) None of these

3. If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the second, the seventh, the ninth and the eleventh letters of the word ORGANISATION, which of the following will be the third letter of that word? If no such word can be formed, give ‘X’ as the answer and if more than one such word can be made, give answer as ‘M’.
1) S
2) R
3) T
4) X
5) M

4. In a certain code language NATIONALISM is written as
OINTANMSAIL. How is DEPARTMENTS written in that code?
1) RADEPTSTMNE
2) RADPETSTMNE
3) RADPESTMTNE
4) RADPETSTNME
5) None of these

5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) 126
2) 217
3) 345
4) 513
5) 730

6. If yellow means green, green means white, white means red, red means black, black means blue and blue means violet, which of the following represents the colour of human blood?
1) black
2) violet
3) red
4) blue
5) white

7. Rasik walks 20 m North. Then he turns right and walks 30 m. Then he turns right and walks 35 m. Then he turns left and walks 15 m. Then he again turns left and walks 15 m. In which direction and how many metres away is he from his original position?
1) 15 metres West
2) 30 metres East
3) 30 metres West
4) 45 metres East
5) None of these

8. In a row of boys Ramesh is 16th from the right and Sidhu is 13th from the left. When they interchange their positions, Ramesh becomes 25th from the right. How many boys are there in the row?
1) 39
2) 37
3) 38
4) 41
5) None of these

9. Introducing Sarita, Meena said, “She is the only daughter of my father’s only daughter.” How is Meena related to Sarita?
1) Niece
2) Cousin
3) Aunt
4) Data inadequate
5) Mother

10. How many such pairs of digits are there in the number 53146827 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when the digits are arranged in ascending order within the number?
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
 5) More than three

Answers
1. 1; Except it others are obtained below the ground.
2. 3;
3. 5; The specified letters are R, S, T and O. Meaningful word formed from these letters are SORT and ROTS.
4. 2; Divide the word into two groups of five letters each. The first five letters are in group I and the last five letters are in group II. Now, for its coding the middle letters remain unchanged. While the letters in each group change their position as 1 ? 3, 2 ? 5, 3 ? 4, 4 ? 2 and 5 ? 1.
5. 3; Except it others can be written in the form x3 ?1.
6. 5; The colour of human blood is red. Here white means red. Therefore, white is our answer.
7. 4
8. 2; (24 + 1 + 12 =)37
9. 5
10. 2; 5 3 1 4 6 8 2 7
Hence, there is only one (3, 6) such pair of digits.


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