Common entrance exams - Verbal reasoning tests (3)

November 10th, 2011 by Sara

The alphabet is given here to help you with the following questions.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Complete the second pair of letters in the same way as the first pair.

  • Example: A B is to C D as M N is to (O P)
  • 37. F G is to C B as V W is to ?
  • 38. H J is to L N as K M is to ?
  • 39. Y X is to S Q as J I is to ?
  • 40. O K is to N L as U Q is to ?
  • 41. B Z is to F D as A Y is to ?
  • 42. D H is to L P as J N is to ?
  • 43. X A is to W T as R U is to ?

In the following questions, underline two words, one from each set, which will combine together to make one new word, spelt correctly. You cannot change the order of the letters and the word from the left-hand side always comes first.

  • Example: (red, garden, green) (jumper, house, rose) greenhouse
  • 44. (chap, tree, man) (orchard, rest, grove) ?
  • 45. (thread, cotton, wool) (jumper, woolly, bare) ?
  • 46. (sand, bar, chocolate) (witch, paper, crow) ?
  • 47. (mug, pot, cup) (ant, rest, board) ?
  • 48. (all, copy, can) (cell, right, day) ?
  • 49. (up, out, in (call, voice, sent) ?
  • 50. (wave, rest, sea) (down, arch, son) ?

Write in the next number to continue the pattern in each series.

  • Examples: 2, 4, 6, 8, (10) 5, 23, 10, 21, 15, (19)
  • 51. 3, 6, 12, 24, ?
  • 52. 7, 4, 14, 8, 21, 12, ?
  • 53. 66, 1, 61, 2, 51, 4, ?
  • 54. 58, 24, 52, 27, 45, 31, ?
  • 55. 80, 73, 74, 67, 68, 61, 62, ?
  • 56. 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, ?
  • 57. 81, 64, 49, 36, ?