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RESONING QUESTIONS ASKED IN NTPC 2018

 1.Bomba is the daughter of Indu’s brother. Indu has one sister, Chanda and one brother,
Gopal. How is Bombay related to Gopal?
1. Sister
2. Daughter
3. Father
4. Niece


2.Find the missing (?) in the series?
NA, QD, ? , WJ, ZM
1. SF
2. TY
3. TG
4. UH


3.A call center recruits candidates with the following
criteria?
1. Candidates should have passed at least 10th
standard.
2. Candidates must be fluent in Hindi and English.
3. Candidates must be ready to work in both day and
night shifts.
Which candidate among the following will the call
center definately take ?
A. Seeta is graduate, fluent in Marathi, Hindi and
English and can work only in day shift.
B. Saritha is fluent in Hind, Tamil and English, can
work in both the shifts and has had no formal
education.
C. Smita speaks Hindi and English very well, is ready
for day as well as night shifts and has studied till


12th standard.
D. Savita can work in both shifts, has passed 10th
standard with 65% and speaks fluent Hindi and
Marathi




4.School W in a village, provides education from
nursery to standard 4. In the same village, School B
and School K provides education from standard 5
to 10. School F which is in a nearby town, provides
higher secondary education i.e. Standard 11th and
12th only. The village has only three schools.
Parents in the village have requested for more
schools to the local panchayat.
Which conclusion follow the given statement?
1. Schools are less in the village because parents
do not want their children to study.
2. Due to lack of teachers, village schools can not
compete with town schools.
3. For higher secondary education children of the
village have to travel to the nearby town.
4. Parents will send their kids to town, if school F
provides primary education too.


5.If SWEET is written as XAHGU, then HORSE is ?
1. MSUVF
2. MTVUF
3. MTVUD
4. MSUUF


6.Five persons P, Q, R, S and T visit an office on
certain days of a week. They work as a
plumber, carpenter, cook, electrician and
doctor in random order. A person pursues only
one profession and visit the office only one day
in the week. Consider the following information
and answer the questions based on it.
1. The Plumber visits the office every
Monday.
2. P is an electrician who comes neither on
Tuesday nor Thursday.
3. T is a carpenter and R is not a plumber.
4. The person who visits the office on
Thursday is not a doctor.
5. S works on Tuesday and T works on the
following day.


Which is right combination?
1. Monday – Electrician
2. Thursday – Cook
3. Tuesday – Carpenter
4. Friday – Doctor

The Doctor visits the office on?
1. Monday
2. Thursday
3. Tuesday
4. Friday

7.An assertion (A) and a reason (R) are given below?
Assertion(A): Mangoes are sweet when they ripe.
Reason(R): Mangoes are available mainly in summer in India.
Choose the correct option.
1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation A.
3. A is true but R is false
4. A is false but R is true

8.Statements followed by some conclusions are given
below:
Statements:
I. Sam sleeps more than Ram who sleeps only for
5 hours every day
II. Shyam sleeps for 8 hours which is lesser than
sam’s by 2 hour.
Conclusion:
I. Sam sleeps for 6 hours.
II. Ram has a bad sleeping habit.
Find which of the given conclusions logically follows
from the given statements
1. Only Conclusion I follows
2. Only conclusion II follows
3. Both I and II follows
4. Neither I nor II follows

9.Given below is a statement followed by som
conclusions. You have to take given statement
to be true even if it seems to be at variance
with commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follow(s) from the given statement.
Statement: Based on his performance, Rajesh
got a poor rating in his office.
Conclusions:
I. Rajesh did not perform well.
II. The rating given to Rajesh was not up to
the mark.
A. Only Conclusion I follows
B. Only Conclusion II follows
C. Both Conclusion I and II follow
D. Neither of them follows

10.Given below is a statement followed by som
conclusions. You have to take given statement
to be true even if it seems to be at variance
with commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follow(s) from the given statement.
Statement: After landing on the moon Neil
Armstrong said, “One small step for a man, a
giant leap for mankind.”
Conclusions:
I. Neil Armstrong calls himself as a
mankind.
II. Neil Armstrong only echoed the feeling of
achievement by mankind.
A. Only Conclusion I follows
B. Only Conclusion II follows
C. Both Conclusion I and II follow
D. Neither of them follows

11.Statement: A leading tennis star who faced
media after failing a dope test said, “I
don’t want to end my career this way. I
hope i will be given another chance to play
this game. I let the sport down.”
Which of the following is true according to
the given statement?
A. He was challenging the outcome of the
dope test.
B. He was confident that he was right and
would continue to play.
C. He had admitted to testing positve the
dope test.
D. The sport let him down

12.Consolation : Grief :: Sedative : ________
A. Chloroform
B. Anesthesia
C. Pain
D. Burn

13.If the mathematical operator ‘÷’ means ‘×’ ,
‘+’ means ‘–’ ,
‘×’ means ‘+’ and ‘–’ means
‘÷’ , then 25 + 18 – 3 × 7 ÷ 3 = ?
A. 25
B. 21
C. 19
D. 40

14.If ‘god is great’ = ‘cp an bo’
,
‘great help done’ = ‘er cp fs’ and ‘ he is great’ = ‘ bo cp dq’
then what represents ‘ he is god’ ?
A. cp er bo
B. an bo cp
C. dq bo cp
D. an bo dq

15.If ARC is written as $@* and HIT is written as #&% then CHAIR is written as?

A. #*&$@
B. #*$&%
C. *#$&@
D. *#$&%

16.If ‘ health care is wealth’ is written as 1372, ‘ health needs care’ is written as 417,
‘he
needs wealth’ is 463 then ‘he is wealth’ is ______?
A. 326
B. 764
C. 624
D. 246

17.CBDA, GFHE, KJLI, ?
A. NOPM
B. MNOP
C. PMNO
D. ONPM

18.A man who had no brother and sister, pointed out to a photo and said, “this boy is my
father’s son”. Who was on the photo?
A. The man’s son
B. The man’s father
C. Himself
D. The man’s grandfather
Bina is the daughter of Mohan who is the only son in law of Meena. Meena has the only
one child. Kiran is granddaughter of Meena. How is Kiran related to Bina?
A. Sister
B. Daughter
C. Maternal Aunt
D. Mother

20.If ‘code’ = 6241,
‘made’ = 5346,
‘come’ = 3124 and ‘to’ = 27 then ‘dome’ =?
A. 6134
B. 5214
C. 6124
D. 2634

21.E is the daughter of P who is the husband of the only daughter in law of K. How is E
related to K?
A. Daughter
B. Granddaughter
C. Grandmother
D. Mother

22.Find a pair similar to ‘Arrow : Bow’ from the following
A. Football : Hand
B. Salad : Knife
C. Bullet : rifle
D. Smoke : Water


23. Choose the pair which related in the same way as the words in the first pair from the given
choices?
SOLDIERS : ARMY :: MUSICIANS : ____________
1. FLOCK
2. GANG
3. COLONY
4. BAND

24. Ram said, “Sita is my paternal great grandfather’s only son’s only daughter in law.” How
is Sita related to Ram?

1. Maternal Aunt
2. Paternal Aunt
3. Mother
4. Sister

25. How is sameer related to Akbar if Sameer introduced Akbar as his maternal
grandmother’s only son’s son?

1. Brother
2. Son
3. Maternal Uncle
4. Cousin

26. Given below is a statement followed by som
conclusions. You have to take given statement
to be true even if it seems to be at variance
with commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follow(s) from the given statement.

Statement:  According to recent health survey,
people who exercise for at least half an hour
every day are less prone to lifestyle diseases.

Conclusions:

I. Moderate exercise are essential to lead a
healthy life.
II. Everyone with no exercise on their
routine suffer from lifestyle diseases.
A. Only Conclusion I follows
B. Only Conclusion II follows
C. Both Conclusion I and II follow
D. Neither of them follows

27. Statement:  In some tier 2 cities in India,
transportation is one of the major problems.

Conclusions:

I. All tier 2 cities are not well connected.
II. Lack of transportation facilities is the
only problem in the metros.
A. Only Conclusion I follows
B. Only Conclusion II follows
C. Both Conclusion I and II follow
D. Neither of them follows

28. If the code for MOTHER is JRQKBU then what is the code for PRINCIPAL?

1. MRFKZLMXI
2. SULQFLSDO
3. MUFQZLMDI
4. MRFKZFMXI

29. If RUN = 182114 and BIN = 2914, then BRING =?

1. 2189147
2. 1178136
3. 31910158
4. 21910158

30. If A = 1 and OAR = 34, then ROAR = ?

1. 50
2. 52
3. 51
4. 53

31. If ‘+’ means ×, ‘ – ’ means ÷,
‘×’ means + and ‘÷’ means –, compute the value of the
expression.

17 + 6 × 13 ÷ 8
1. 100
2. 107
3. 110
4. 109


32. Given below is a statement followed by som
conclusions. You have to take given statement
to be true even if it seems to be at variance
with commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follow(s) from the given statement.

Statement: Success cannot be achieved
without hard work.

Conclusions:

I. Every hardworking person is successful.
II. Every successful person is hard working.
A. Only Conclusion I follows
B. Only Conclusion II follows
C. Both Conclusion I and II follow
D. Neither of them follows