# Verbal Reasoning - Mental Ability Questions

## What is Verbal Reasoning: Mental Ability ?

Verbal Reasoning - Mental ability is one of the common topics found in most of the entrance exams. Mental ability tests our level at which we learn things, understands instructions and solve problems. Verbal Reasoning - Mental Ability Questions encloses wide range of topics: verbal reasoning (vocabulary and missing letters), Arithmetic reasoning, Blood relations, Analogy, classifications, coding and decoding, Data sufficiency, Missing characters, logical sequences, series, numbers, spontaneous reaction tests, verification of truth statements, Venn diagrams, mathematical operations, direction sense test, statements and arguments, assumption tests and more.

## What Topics Are Included In Mental Ability Test ?

Mental ability questions are found commonly in competitive exams and entrance tests of APPSC Group 1 and Group2, UPSC ( Civil services, CPF(CA) ), TNPC(VAO, Group1, Group2), HPAS, WBCS, AP SI Selection process, NDA, IBPS and other Bank Exams, CAT, MAT, GMAT and other MBA entrance exams, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IT and Non IT Placement papers.

Mental Ability Questions should be solved by cracking logic behind them. One can gain that logical thinking by thorough practice of number of questions in different patterns, good command in vocabulary, good command in maths numbers and formulas and good understanding abilities.

We have a large database for you to practice on verbal reasoning - mental ability questions and answers. You can expect these questions in most of the competitive exams.

• #### Verification of Truth of the statement

Q:

A man starts from point 'O', travels 20 km towards East to reach point 'A',turns right and travels 10 km to reach point 'B', turns right and travels 9 km to reach point 'C', turns right and travels 5 km to reach point 'D', turns left and travels 12 km to reach point 'E' and then turns right and travels 6 km to reach point 'F'.

In which direction is the man facing now?

 A) North B) West C) East D) South

Explanation:

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A man starts from point 'O' travels 20 km towards East to reach point 'A', turns right and travels 10 km to reach point 'B', turns right and travels 9 km to reach point 'C', turns right and travels 5 km to reach point 'D', turns left and travels 12 km to reach point 'E' and then turns right and travels 6 km to reach point 'F'?

What is the shortest distance between his initial and final points?

 A) √145 B) 13 C) √20 D) √2

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A man starts from point 'O', travels 20 km towards East to reach point 'A', turns right and travels 10 km to reach point 'B', turns right and travels 9 km to reach point 'C', turns right and travels 5 km to reach point 'D', turns left and travels 12 km to reach point 'E' and then turns right and travels 6 km to reach point 'F'.

What is the shortest distance between point 'A' and point 'D'?

 A) 5√17 B) √106 C) √181 D) 13

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A watch shows 4:30 AM. If the minute hand is pointing towards north, then which direction is the hour hand pointing to?

 A) East B) South C) North-west D) South-west