# EPFO Assistant Reasoning Practice Quiz 3

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# EPFO Assistant Reasoning Practice Quiz 3

### Introduction

EPFO Assistant – Preliminary Examination, conducted in online Mode, has: a duration of 60 Minutes, a total of 100 questions, a maximum score of 100 marks, and consists of 3 sections, namely – Reasoning Ability, English Language, and Numerical Ability/Aptitude. There is a Negative marking in EPFO Assistant Preliminary exam.
EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern - Prelims
S. No. Name of the Test (Objective Tests) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Version
1. English Language 30 30 20 Minutes English
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes Bilingual
3. Numerical Aptitude/Ability 35 35 20 Minutes Bilingual
Total 100 Questions 100 Marks 1 Hour

The Reasoning section primarily has questions related to the Syllogism, Directions, and Inequality , etc. This article presents EPFO Assistant Reasoning Practice Quiz 3 for acing the EPFO Assistant Examination. The online examination for EPFO Assistant Online Preliminary Exam 2019 scheduled to be conducted on [latex]{30}^{th}[/latex], July 2019 and [latex]{31}^{st}[/latex], July 2019

### Quiz

Direction(1-3): Find the number that fits somewhere into the middle of the series. Some of the items involve both numbers and letters.
1. Look at this series: VI, 10, V, 11, __, 12, III, ... What number should fill the blank?
A. II B. 1V C. IX D. 14 E. 15

2. Look at this series: (1/9), (1/3), 1, ____ , 9, ... What number should fill the blank?
A. 5 B. 3 C. 6 D. 27 E. 25

3. Look at this series: 83, 73, 93, 63, __, 93, 43, ... What number should fill the blank?
A. 33 B. 53 C. 73 D. 93 E. 44

4. CUP : LIP :: BIRD : ?
A. BUSH B. GRASS C. FOREST D. BEAK E. None of these

5. Flow : River :: Stagnant : ?
A. Rain B. Stream C. Pool D. Canal E. None of these

Explanation -
This is an alternating addition and subtraction series. Roman numbers alternate with Arabic numbers. In the Roman numeral pattern, each number decreases by 1. In the Arabic numeral pattern, each number increases by 1.
Explanation -
This is a multiplication series; each number is 3 times the previous number.
Explanation -
This is a simple subtraction series in which a random number, 93, is interpolated as every third number. In the subtraction series, 10 is subtracted from each number to arrive at the next.
Explanation -
Cup is used to drink something with the help of lips. Similarly birds collects grass with the help of beak to make her nest.
Explanation -
As Water of a River flows similarly water of Pool is Stagnant.
Direction(1-2): In each of the following questions, you are given a figure (X) followed by four alternative figures (1), (2), (3) and (4) such that figure (X) is embedded in one of them. Trace out the alternative figure which contains fig. (X) as its part.
1. Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. None of these

2. Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. None of these

3. Choose the alternative which is closely resembles the mirror image of the given combination.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. None of these

4. Pointing to a photograph Lata says, "He is the son of the only son of my grandfather." How is the man in the photograph related to Lata?
A. Brother B. Uncle C. Cousin D. Father E. Data is inadequate

5. If D is the brother of B, how B is related to C? To answer this question which of the statements is/are necessary? 1. The son of D is the grandson of C. 2. B is the sister of D.
A. Only 1 B. Only 2 C. Either 1 or 2 D. 1 and 2 both are required E. None of these

Explanation -

Hence correct option is C
Explanation -

Hence correct option is A
Explanation -
The man in the photograph is the son of the only son of Lata's grandfather i.e., the man is the son of Lata's father. Hence, the man is the brother of Lata.
Explanation -
Given: D is the brother of B.
From statement 1, we can detect that D is son of C (son of D is the grandson of C).
From statement 2, we can detect that B is 'Female' (sister of D).
Therefore, B is daughter of C.
Direction(1-4): Six girls are sitting in a circle facing to the centre of the circle. They are P, Q, R, S, T and V. T is not between Q and S but some other one. P is next to the left of V. R is 4th to the right of P.
1. Which of the following statement is not true ?
A. S is just next to the right to R B. T is just next to the right of V C. R is second to the left of T D. P is second to the right of R E. None of these

2. If P and R interchange their positions then which of the following pair will sit together ?
A. PT B. PV C. VT D. QV E. None of these

3. What is the position of T ?
A. Just next to the right of Q B. Second to the left of P C. Between Q and R D. To the immediate right of V E. None of these

4. Which one is sitting just right to the V?
A. P B. T C. R D. S/Q E. None of these

Directions : Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code,
“RAIL MADLY BUN JAR” is written as ‘19#L, 7%Y, 16\$N, 12@R’ “JOB RAPID BOT MONKEY” is written as ‘28@B, 28#D, 10\$T, 8%Y’ “MICRO BOAR RANSOM JUMP” is written as ‘21%O, 13\$R, 20#M, 15@P’ “RADAR JUKE BANGLE MOD” is written as ‘14#R, 26@E, 28\$E, 26%D’
5. The code for the word ‘RAN’ is
A. 8%N B. 8*N C. 17#N D. 16#N E. None of these

Explanation [1-4]-

Explanation -
RAN – 16#N
R – #
No of letters – 3+(Reverse Alphabet order of N = 13) = 16
Last letter – N

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