Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad

Tap on to know the various categories of reasoning questions that are generally included in competitive exams!

Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad

Type 1: Coding-Decoding
Ex: If in a certain language, MADRAS is coded as NBESBT, how is BOMBAY coded in that code? 

Answer B 

Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad

Type 2: Logical Reasoning
In a family, there are husband-wife, two sons and two daughters. All the ladies were invited to a dinner. Both sons went out to play. Husband did not return from the office. Who was at home?
A. Only wife was at home
B. Nobody was at home
C. Only sons were at home
D. All ladies were at home

Answer: B

Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad

Type 3: Puzzle Test
Ex: Four usual dice are thrown on the ground. The total of numbers on the top faces of these four dice is 13 as the top faces showed 4, 3, 1 and 5 respectively. What is the total of the faces touching the ground?
A. 12
B. 13
C. 15
D. Cannot be determined
Answer C

Type 4: Direction Test 
Ex: A river flows west to east and on the way turns left and goes in a semi-circle round a hillock, and then turns left at right angles. In which direction in the river finally flowing?
A. West
B. East
  C. North
  D. South
Answer B 

Type 5: Blood Relations 
Ex: Pointing to a photograph, a man said, “I have no brother or sister but that man’s father is my father’s son.” Whose photograph was it?
A. His own
B. His Son
C. His Father
D. His Grandfather
Answer C 

Click here to get samples of IELTS essay writing task

Click here to know more about types of reasoning questions in competitive exams!