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# Miraclesoft Reasoning Ability Paper

**DIRECTIONS for the question 1 to 2:**

**Solve the following question and mark the most appropriate option.**

**Q1. The set which resembles the given set 1, 5, 12 is**

A) 7, 11,35

B) 4, 8, 24

C) 10, 14, 44

D) 9, 13, 42

__ ANS:__ B

**Explanation:**

*1 + 5 = 6 and 6 × 2 = 12 Similarly, 4 + 8 = 12 and 12 × 2 = 24 Hence, the answer is 4, 8, 24*

**Q2. ELFA, GLHA, ILJA, ? , MLNA**

A) OLPA

B) KLMA

C) LLMA

D) KLLA

__ ANS:__ D

**Explanation:**

*Hence the answer is KLLA.*

**DIRECTIONS for the question 3 to 4:**

**What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number/alphabetic series?**

**Q3. 4, 10, 24, 54, ?, 242**

A) 80

B) 116

C) 110

D) 114

__ ANS:__ B

**Explanation:**

*4 x 2 + 2 = 10
10 x 2 + 4 = 24
24 x 2 + 6 = 54
54 x 2 + 8 = 116
116 x 2 + 10 = 242
So 116 should be the answer. *

**Q4. F G H J K L N O P R S ?**

A) T

B) M

C) Q

D) N

__ ANS:__ A

**Explanation:**

*FGH are three consecutive alphabets. Then 1 alphabet I is skipped and next three alphabets JKL are written and so on. Continuing this way the group RS should have T as the missing alphabet.
So option A.*

**DIRECTIONS for the question 5-8:**

**Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.**

**Q5. b-0, y-3, c-8, x-15, d-24,?**

A) e-48

B) w-35

C) w-39

D) v-30

__ ANS:__ B

**Explanation:**

**Q6. The average age of father and his son is 22 years. The ratio of their ages is 10 : 1 respec-tively. What is the age of the son??**

A) 24

B) 4

C) 40

D) 14

__ ANS:__ B

**Explanation:**

*Suppose the age of son is x years
Therefore, age of father = 10x years
According to question
(10x + x)/2 = 22
11x = 44
x = 4 years
Hence, age of son is 4 years.*

**Q7. Veni is an year older than Smith. Smith is two years older than Salim. Raju is an year older than Salim. Who is the youngest of all ?**

A) Raju

B) Salim

C) Veni

D) Smith

__ ANS:__ B

**Explanation:**

Suppose the age of Salim is x years

Age of Raju = x + 1 year

Age of Smith = x + 2 years

Age of veni = x + 3 years

Therefore, Salim is the youngest of all.

**Q8. Rachel starts walking towards North. After walking 15 meteres, she turns towards South and walks 20 metres. She then turns towards East and walks 10 meters. Then, again, she walks 5 metres towards North. How far is she from her starting point and in which direction?**

A) 10 metres, West

B) 5 metres, East

C) 5 metres, North

D) 10 metres, East

__ ANS:__ D

**Explanation:**

*Required distance = AE = 10m
Rachel is 10 metres towards East from the starting point*

**DIRECTIONS for the question 9-10:**

**In the following question, one word is followed by four/five different words in options, check and mark that word as your answer which cannot be made by using the letters of the key word given in the question.**

**Q9. HETEROGENOUS**

A) REGENT

B) GENERATE

C) STORE

D) ROUTE

__ ANS:__ B

**Explanation:**

*There is no ‘A’ letter in the given word. Therefore, the word GENERATE cannot be formed*

**Q10. UNEQUIVOCAL**

A) EQUAL

B) VOCAL

C) QUAINT

D) NAIVE

__ ANS:__ C

**Explanation:**

*There is no ‘T’ letter in the given word. Therefore, the word QUAINT cannot be formed. *