UGC NET Paper-1 Previous Year Questions on Reasoning - June 2015

1. The next term in the series is : 2, 5, 9, 19, 37, ?
(A) 83
(B) 75
(C) 78
(D) 80



2.In certain code MATHURA is coded as JXQEROX. The code of HOTELS will be
(A) LEQIBP
(B) ELQBIP
(C) LEBIQP
(D) ELIPQB



3. One day Prakash left home and walked 10 km towards south, turned right and walked 5 km, turned right and walked 10 km and turned left and walked 10 km. How many km will he have to walk to reach his home straight
(A) 10
(B) 20
(C) 15
(D) 30



4. A girl introduced a boy as the son of the daughter of the father of her uncle. The boy is related to the girl as
(A) Brother
(B) Uncle
(C) Nephew
(D) Son



5. In an examination 10,000 students appeared.
pass in all five subjects = 5583 
pass in three subjects only = 1400 
pass in two subjects only = 1200 
pass in one subject only = 735 
fail in English only = 75 
fail in Physics only = 145 
fail in Chemistry only = 140 
fail in Maths only = 200 
fail in Bio-science only = 157 
The number of students passed in at least four subjects is :

(A) 6300
(B) 6900
(C) 7300
(D) 7900



6. At present a person is 4 times older than his son and is 3 years older than his wife. After 3 years the age of the son will be 15 years. The age of the person's wife after 5 years will be
(A) 42
(B) 48
(C) 45
(D) 50



7. If we want to seek new knowledge of facts about the world, we must rely on reason of the type
(A) Inductive
(B) Deductive
(C) Demonstrative
(D) Physiological



8. A deductive argument is invalid if
(A) Its premises and conclusions are all false
(B) Its premises are true but its conclusion is false
(C) Its premises are false but its conclusion is true
(D) Its premises and conclusions are all true



9. Inductive reasoning is grounded on
(A) Integrity of nature
(B) Unity of nature
(C) Uniformity of nature
(D) Harmony of nature



10. Among the following statements two are contradictory to each other. Select the correct code that represents them
(a) All poets are philosophers
(b) Some poets are philosophers
(c) Some poets are not philosophers
(d) No philosopher is a poet


(A) (a) and (b)
(B) (a) and (d)
(C) (a) and (c)
(D) (b) and (b)



11. Which of the codes given below contains only the correct statements
(a) Venn diagram represents the arguments graphically
(b) Venn diagram can enhance our understanding
(c) Venn diagram may be called valid or invalid
(d) Venn diagram is clear method of notation


(A) (a), (b) and (c)
(B) (a), (b) and (d)
(C) (b), (c) and (d)
(D) (a), (c) and (d)

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2 comments:

  1. 7th ans is wrong correct it ans is inductive

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  2. How did 10th answer become option B?

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