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Verbal Reasoning Quiz

Question 1
Which letter can be moved from the first word to the second word to make two new words?
The letters must not otherwise be rearranged and both new words must make sense.
e.g. pound   or
Answer u (The two new words are pond and our)
The words are

mince   lap


 

Question 2
Which letter can be moved from the first word to the second word to make two new words?
The letters must not otherwise be rearranged and both new words must make sense.
The words are

grain   fir


 

Question 3
Which letter can be moved from the first word to the second word to make two new words?
The letters must not otherwise be rearranged and both new words must make sense.
The words are

their   sake


 

Question 4
If A=2, B=3, C=5, D=6, E=7, what is the answer to this sum written as a letter?
E - A = ?

 

Question 5
Find the two words, one from each group, that will complete the sentence in the best way.
E.g. Big is to (small orange colour)
as wide is to (apple red narrow)
Answer small narrow

Scales are to (fins pounds weight)
as ruler is to (tail length ounces)
fins & tail pounds & length weight & length fins & length pounds & ounces

 

 

Question 6
Find the two words, one from each group, that will complete the sentence in the best way.

Thief is to (take crime money)
as donor is to (give victim blood)
crime & give take & blood money & victim take & give crime & blood

 

 

Question 7
Find two words, one from each group, that are closest in meaning.

(game trick harm)
(play hurt chess)
game & play trick & chess harm & hurt game & chess trick & hurt

 

 

Question 8
Find two words, one from each group, that are closest in meaning.

(liquid bend soften)
(solid set melt)
soften & melt liquid & solid liquid & melt bend & set soften & set

 

 

Question 9
Find two words, one from each group, that are closest in meaning.

(raise level step)
(high elevate lower)
raise & high raise & elevate step & elevate level & lower step & high

 

 

Question 10
Three of these five words are related in some way. Find the two words that do not go with these three.

ship train canal tarmac bus
ship & canal train & bus canal & bus ship & tarmac canal & tarmac

 

 

Question 11
Three of these five words are related in some way. Find the two words that do not go with these three.

carpet curtain blanket pillow sheet
curtain & sheet blanket & sheet carpet & blanket carpet & curtain curtain & pillow

 

 

Question 12
Three of these five words are related in some way. Find the two words that do not go with these three.

spoon rake fork wheel spade
spoon & rake fork & spade spoon & wheel spoon & spade rake & spade