Non Verbal Reasoning Questions


What is Non Verbal reasoning?

 

The term 'non verbal' indicates 'does not involve any language'. Non verbal reasoning is a test that involves ability to understand, interpret and analyse the visual data and solve problems using visual reasoning. The questions in Non verbal appear in diagrammatic and pictorial form .so, these tests can also be called as diagrammatic or abstract reasoning tests. Non verbal reasoning test includes identifying relationships, finding series, Image analysis, finding similarities and differences between shapes and patterns, identifying errors and inconsistencies in a large variety of topics as series, pattern completion, Image analysis, paper folding, cubes and dice, mirror images, classifications, shape construction, figure matrix, dots analysis, grouping of images, paper cutting, analytical reasoning and more.

 

Non verbal reasoning skills show one's general intelligence and ability to learn new things. We do find non verbal reasoning questions in many Entrance tests, competitive exams and placement interviews. Usually reasoning questions are found in Entrance exams, UPSC exams, PSC exams, bank exams, MBA exams and other tests to calculate one's critical thinking abilities. One can easily solve Non verbal reasoning with logical thinking, quick analysing abilities and thorough practice.

 

We have a large database of questions on Non Verbal reasoning for you to practice and score high.


Q:

Count the number of cubes in the given figure.

A) 80 B) 87
C) 89 D) 90
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 89

Explanation:

In the figure, there are 9 columns containing 5 cubes each, 7 columns containing 4 cubes each, 5 columns containing 3 cubes each and 1 column containing 1 cube.

 

 

 

Total number of cubes = (9 x 5) + (7 x 4) + (5 x 3) + (1 x 1) = 89

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Q:

Three different positions X, Y and Z of a dice are shown in the figures given below. Which number lies opposite 6?

A) 1 B) 2
C) 4 D) 5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1

Explanation:

From positions X and Y we conclude that 1, 5, 6 and 3 lie adjacent to 4. Therefore, 2 must lie opposite 4. From positions Y and Z we conclude that 4, 3, 2 and 5 lie adjacent to 6. Therefore, 1 must lie opposite 6. Thus, 2 lies opposite 4, 1 lies opposite 6 and consequently 5 lies opposite 3.

 

As analysed above, 1 lies opposite 6.

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Q:

Find the number of triangles in the given figure?

A) 18 B) 20
C) 24 D) 27
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 24

Explanation:

The simplest triangles are IJO, BCJ, CDK, KQL, MLQ, GFM, GHN and NIO i.e. 8 in number.

The triangles composed of two components each are ABO, AHO, NIJ, IGP, ICP, DEQ, FEQ, KLM, LCP and LGP i.e.10 in number.

The triangles composed of four components each are HAB, DEF, LGI, GIC, ICL and GLC i.e. 6 in number.

Total number of triangles in the figure = 8 + 10 + 6 = 24.

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Q:

Minimum number of straight lines required to form the below figure ?

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A) 18 B) 17
C) 14 D) 16
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 14

Explanation:

The given figure can be labelled as shown :

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The horizontal lines are AK, BJ, CI, DH and EG i.e. 5 in number.
The vertical lines are AE, LF and KG i.e. 3 in number.
The slanting lines are LC, CF, FI, LI, EK and AG i.e. 6 in number.
Thus, there are 5 + 3 + 6 = 14 straight lines in the figure.

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Q:

Group the given figures into three classes using each figure only once.

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A) 1,3,5 ; 2,4,7 ; 6,8,9 B) 1,5,7 ; 2,3,6 ; 4,8,9
C) 1,3,5 ; 2,6,7 ; 4,8,9 D) 1,6,9 ; 2,4,7 ; 3,5,8
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1,6,9 ; 2,4,7 ; 3,5,8

Explanation:

1, 6, 9 are figures which are half shaded by slanting lines.
2, 4, 7 are all divided into equal parts (either three or four parts) by straight lines and also have a black circle at the centre.
3, 5, 8 have similar designs and have their four corners shaded black.

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Q:

Find out which of the figures (1), (2), (3) and (4) can be formed from the pieces given in figure (X).

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A) 1 B) 4
C) 3 D) 2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 2

Explanation:
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Q:

Find the total number of cubes in the given figure ?

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A) 56 B) 60
C) 64 D) 72
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 56

Explanation:

(Total numbers of cubes in a line  x  Number of stack / tower) + ...

= (6x1)+(5x2)+(4x3)+(3x4)+(5x2)+(6x1)

= 6+10+12+12+10+6 = 56

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Q:

Identify the figure that completes the pattern.

A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 4

Explanation:

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