Verbal Reasoning

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Verbal Reasoning:

Aptitude Questions (Verbal Reasoning):

1. Moon: Satellite::Earth:?

A)    Sun

B)    Planet

C)    Solar System

D)    Asteroid

E)    None of these

Explanation:

As the moon is a satellite, similarly the Earth is a planet.

2. Find out the one which is different from the other three:

A)    Engineer

B)    Carpenter

C)    Blacksmith

D)    Barber

E)    None of these

Explanation:

Engineer, Carpenter and Blacksmith need raw material to work but Barber does not need any raw material.

3. In the following series find the missing element:

2, 3, 5, 7, 11,…., 17

A)    12

B)    13

C)    14

D)    15

E)    None of these

Explanation:

Consecutive prime numbers are there in the series. After 11, the next prime number is 13.

4. Find out the word from these options which cannot be formed by using the letters of the word given as the question using each letter only once. BEAUTIFUL

A)    LIFE

B)    FULL

C)    BEAT

D)    FUTILE

E)    None of these

Explanation: In word ‘FULL’, F, U and L are present in the main word. But the second ‘L’ is not present in the main word. Hence, ‘FULL’ cannot be formed by the letters used in the word ‘BEAUTIFUL’.

5. Ahmed is taller than Salim. Salim is not as tall as Ahmed but taller than Akbar. Sohan too is not as tall as Salim but taller than Akbar. Who is the tallest?

A)    Salim

B)    Akbar

C)    Ahmed

D)    Sohan

E)    None of these

Explanation:

At first we arrange the given information and arrange boys in the descending order of height:

i) Ahmed is taller than Salim – Ahmed > Salim

ii) Salim is not as tall as Ahmed but taller than Akbar – Ahmed > Salim>Akbar

iii) Sohan too is not as tall as Salim but taller than Akbar – Ahmed>Salim>Sohan>Akbar

So, Ahmed is the tallest.