# Reasoning Quiz - 1

For Competitive Examinations

MCQs

Q1: 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 ?

(A) 28

(B) 56

(C) 175

(D) 112

(E) 63

Q2: If ‘+’ means ‘subtracted from’, ‘×’ means ‘added to’, ‘÷’ means ‘multiplied by’ and ‘–’ means ‘divided by’, then 15 + 6 ÷ 4 – 8 × 5 = ?

(A) 12

(B) 23

(C) 180/13

(D) 17

(E) None of these

Q3: How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters SWNE using each letter only once in each word?

(A) None

(B) One

(C) Two

(D) Three

(E) More than three

Directions: Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below—

4 K @ 1 E F © 2 H D % 3 8 B I M 6 ★ U W Y 5 \$ 9 G J # 7 A

Q4: In the above arrangement, which of the following is the eighth to the left of the nineteenth from the left end of the above arrangement?

(A) %

(B) U

(C) D

(D) #

(E) None of these

Q5: How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a number?

(A) None

(B) One

(C) Two

(D) Three

(E) More than three

1: (B) 56

28 = 2 × 2 × 7

56 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 7

175 = 5 × 5 × 7

112 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 7

63 = 3 × 3 × 7

No. of factors of only 56, are in even number.

2: (D) 17

= 15 + 6 ÷ 4 – 8 × 5

= 15 – 6 × 4 ÷ 8 + 5

= 15 – 6 × (1/2)  + 5

= 15 – 3 + 5

= 17

3:  (B) One

Word formed : N E W S

4:  (A) 19th element from the left is U and 8th element to the left of W is %.

5:  (C) Two i.e. I M 6 and W Y 5