Class: Basic 5
Subject: Verbal Reasoning
Instructions: In each of the following items a word is missing. Choose from the given alternatives the word that most suitably fill the space.
Example: food and water; eat and _____________
(a) drink (b) dinner (c) talk (d) mouth
The correct answer is ‘drink’. We shade option A.
Now do the following
1. Eye and light; ear and __________
(a) song (b) sound (c) hearing (d) speaking
2. Master and apprentice; teacher and _______________
(a) headmaster (b) school (c) pupil (d) book
3. Ship and harbour; train and _____________.
(a) rail (b) passengers (c) goods (d) station
4. Happy and success; sad and ______________.
(a) punishment (b) failure (c) death (d) accident
5. Beginning and end; Sunday and _______________.
(a) Christians (b) Monday (c) Saturday (d) December
Instructions: In each of the following items, choose one word that CANNOT be formed by arrangement of some or all of the letters of the word printed in capital letters. Do not use any letter more often than it appears in the word printed in capital letters.
(a) ware (b) sew (c) erase (d) wear
The word that cannot be formed by an arrangement of some of the letters of the word ‘swear’ is ‘erase’. We therefore shade option C.
Do the following :
(a) command (b) dance (c) note (d) contain
(a) turn (b) great (c) true (d) care
(a) face (b) fetch (c) retain (d) chain
(a) flute (b) file (c) tear (d) rule
(a) lion (b) lane (c) talon (d) tail