# REASONING ABILITY ( NICL (GIC) AO (FINANCE) EXAM, 08-09-2013 ) – Previous Year Paper

** Reasoning Ability** || Numerical Analysis || English

### REASONING ABILITY

- Select the rmssIng number from the given responses. 9, 8 , 10, 16, 11, ?. 12, 64

(1) 28

(2) 36

(3) 25

(4) 32### Show Answer

**Solution:4**

- Select the missing number from the given responses. 3, 4. 7, 11, 18. 29. ?

(1) 31

(2) 39

(3) 43

(4) 47### Show Answer

**Solution:4**

- In a row of boys, Srinath is 7th from the left and Venkat is 12th from the right. If they interchange their positions, Srinath becomes 22nd from the left. How many boys are there in the row ?

(1) 19

(2) 31

(3) 33

(4) 34### Show Answer

**Solution:3**

- Only one meaningful word can be formed by rearranging the letters of the given jumbled word. Find out that word.

(1) MUTAMOSPHPC

(2) PHIKANTHCOPIST

(3) HEPPOCANLUS

(4) UPPHPOTAOMIS### Show Answer

**Solution:4**

- Find the odd letters from the given alternatives.

(1) DWHS

(2) BYDW

(3) CWFS

(4) EVJQ### Show Answer

**Solution:3**

- Select the missing characters from the given responses ?

BADC : FHEG :: NPMO : ?

(1) RATS

(2) NTRC

(3) TRQS

(4) RTQS### Show Answer

**Solution:1**

- There are 80 families in a small extension area. 20 percent of these families own a car each. 50 percent of the remaining families own a motor cycle each. How many families in that extension do not own any vehicle ?

(1) 30

(2) 32

(3) 23

(4) 36### Show Answer

**Solution:2**

- Find the odd word from the given alternatives.

(1) Talking

(2) Walking

(3) Sleeping

(4) Running### Show Answer

**Solution:3**

- If ‘×’ means ‘addition’,’-‘ means `division’, ‘÷’means ‘subtraction ‘ and `+’ means ‘multiplication’, then which of the following equations is correct ?

(1) 16 + 5 – 10 × 4 ÷ 3 = 9

(2) 16 – 5 × 10 ÷ 4 + 3 = 12

(3) 16 + 5 ÷ 10 × 4 – 3 = 9

(4)16 × 5 + 10 ÷ 4 – 3 = 19### Show Answer

**Solution:1**

- Ashok’s mother was 3 tunes as old as Ashok 5 years ago. After 5 years she will he twice as old as Ashok. How old is Ashok today ?

(1) 10 years

(2) 15 years

(3) 20 years

(4) 25 years### Show Answer

**Solution:2**

- Select the missing number from the responses.
(1) 324

(2) 289

(3) 441

(4) 361### Show Answer

**Solution:1**

- Select the missing number from the given responses.
(1) 49

(2) 50

(3) 51

(4) 52### Show Answer

**Solution:3**

- Which number is wrong in the given series ?

1, 9, 25, 50, 81

(1) 1

(2) 25

(3) 50

(4) 81### Show Answer

**Solution:3**

- The number, of the road accidents in a city is increasing monthly. The number of accidents in the month of June is:
(1) 64

(2) 48

(3) 52

(4) 40### Show Answer

**Solution:1**

- Select the missing characters from the given responses. AGMSY, CIOUA, EKQWC, ?, IOUAG, KQWCI

(1) GMSYE

(2) FMSYE

(3) GNSYD

(4) FMYES### Show Answer

**Solution:1**

- Select the missing number from the given responses. 16, 18, 21, 25, 30, 36, ?

(1) 38

(2) 61

(3) 43

(4) 51### Show Answer

**Solution:3**

- In the answer choices are given the reflected views of the first figure_ You are to point out which is the correct reflected view.

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**Solution:1**

- If ‘-‘ stands for division ‘+’ for multiplication, ” ÷” for subtraction and ‘×’ for addition, then Which one of the equations is

correct? .

(1) 19 + 5 – 4 × 2 ÷ 4 = 11

(2) 19 × 5 – 4 + 2 ÷ 4 = 16

(3) 19 + 5 ÷ 4 – 2 × 4 = 13

(4) 19 × 5 ÷ 4 + 2 – 4 = 22### Show Answer

**Solution:4**

- Find the odd word from the given alternatives.

(1) Ladder

(2) Staircase

(3) Bridge

(4) Escalator### Show Answer

**Solution:3**(3) Bridge is different from the other three. Ladder is a structure for climbing up and down. Staircase is a set of stairs and its supporting structure.

Escalator is a moving staircase carrying people up or doWn between floors or different levels. Bridge is a structure of wood, iron, concrete etc. built to provide a way across a river, road, railway etc. - A man starts from a point, walks 8 -km towards north, turns right and walks 12 km, turns left and walks 7 km, turns and walks 24 km towards south, turns right and walks 12 km. In which direction is he from the starting point ?

(1) North

(2) South

(3) West

(4) East### Show Answer

**Solution:2**

(2)