# 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.

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A) 36 triangles, 7 Squares | B) 38 triangles, 9 Squares |

C) 40 triangles, 7 Squares | D) 42 triangles, 9 Squares |

Explanation:

The figure may be labelled as shown

**Triangles :**

The Simplest triangles are BGM, GHM, HAM, ABM, GIN, IJN, JHN, HGN, IKO, KLO, LJO, JIO, KDP, DEP, ELP, LKP, BCD and AFE i.e 18 in number

The triangles composed of two components each are ABG, BGH, GHA, HAB, HGI, GIJ, IJH, JHG, JIK, IKL, KLJ,LJI, LKD, KDE, DEL and ELK i.e 16 in number.

The triangles composed of four components each are BHI, GJK, ILD, AGJ, HIL and JKE i.e 6 in number.

Total number of triangles in the figure = 18 + 16 + 6 =40.

**Squares :**

The Squares composed of two components each are MGNH, NIOJ, and OKPL i.e 3 in number

The Squares composed of four components each are BGHA, GIJH, IKJL and KDEL i.e 4 in number

Total number of squares in the figure = 3 + 4 =7

A) 1,2,5 | B) 1,2,3 |

C) 2,3,5 | D) 2,3,4 |

A) 5 | B) 8 |

C) 9 | D) 10 |

Explanation:

The given figure can be labelled as :

The simplest triangles are AJF, FBG, HDI, GCH and JEI i.e 5 in number.

The triangles composed of the three components each are AIC, FCE, ADG, EBH and DJB i.e 5 in number.

Thus, there are 5 + 5 = 10 triangles in the given figure.

A) I, L | B) J, L |

C) J, M | D) I, J |

Explanation:

This question concerns a committee’s decision about which five of eight areas of expenditure to reduce. The question requires you to suppose that K and N are among the areas that are to be reduced, and then to determine which pair of areas could not also be among the five areas that are reduced.

The fourth condition given in the passage on which this question is based requires that exactly two of K, N, and J are reduced. Since the question asks us to suppose that both K and N are reduced, we know that J must not be reduced:

**Reduced :: K, N****Not reduced :: J**

The second condition requires that if L is reduced, neither N nor O is reduced. So L and N cannot both be reduced. Here, since N is reduced, we know that L cannot be. Thus, adding this to what we’ve determined so far, we know that J and L are a pair of areas that cannot both be reduced if both K and N are reduced:

**Reduced :: K, N****Not reduced :: J, L**

Answer choice (**B**) is therefore the correct answer.

A) 1 | B) 2 |

C) 4 | D) 5 |

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.