# Microsoft Reasoning Question

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DIRECTIONS for questions 1-2:Complete the pattern
1. L 2 A , N 4 D , P 7 G , R 11 J , ?
1. S 15 N
2. T 16 M
3. T 8 N
4. S 9 M
Clearly, the first letter of the terms are alternate. The sequence followed by the numbers is +2, +3, +4, +5 and so on. The
last letter of each term is moved three steps forward. Thus, next term will be T 16 M
2. 7, 8, 11, 12, ?
1. 15
2. 13
3. 16
4. 17
Here the series follows as +1, +3, +1, +3, +1, +3 and so on. So the term will be 12 + 3 = 15
DIRECTIONS for the questions 3 to 4:Read the directions given and answer the question accordingly.
1. While going to his office Tejveer meets Rakesh who is related to Tejveer because Tejveer is Deepak's
father who is married to Garima. Garima is the daughter of Rakesh. Garima has a daughter named Isha.
How is Tejveer related to Isha?
1. Uncle
2. Father-in-law
3. Grandfather
4. Grandmother

As Garima is Daughter of Rakesh and Married to Deepak so Garima is daughter in law of tejveer and so Tejveer becomes Grand father of Garima's daughter that is Isha. Hence option C.
2. Pointing to a lady in a photograph, Dev said, "This woman is my sister's father's son-in-law's wife." How
is Dev related to the woman?
1. Wife
2. Sister
3. Mother
4. Can't Say
Dev's sister's father is Dev's father.
Son in law of Dev's father is brother in law of Dev and his wife becomes sister of Dev.
Hence,as it is not known whether Dev is a man or a woman, Dev can be Brother/Sister of that woman. So, the answer is option D.
DIRECTIONS for questions 5:Read the information given below and answer the question that follows.
(i)Six friends A, B, C, D, E and F are seated in a circle facing each other,
(ii)A is between D and B and F is between C and E.
(iii)C is the third to the left of B.
3. Which of the following is the position of A in relation to F?
1. Second to the left
2. Second to the right
3. Fourth to the right
4. Third to the right

Hence, option D is the correct answer.
DIRECTIONS for the questions 6 to 8:Read the information given below and answer the question that follows.
There are four friends namely Akshay, Bhushan, Chanderjeet and Dhiraj. Each person plays one
outdoor game and has one hobby related to fine arts.
Two persons are interested in cricket while the other two like to play hockey.
Two of these four persons are painters, one is a singer and the fourth one is a dancer.
Akshay is neither a painter nor a hockey player.
Bhushan does not dance.
The one who likes dancing, plays hockey.
Bhushan and Dhiraj don't play cricket.
4. Who amongst the following plays cricket and is interested in painting?
1. Akshay
2. Chanderjeet
3. Bhushan
4. Dhiraj
We are coding Akshay, Bhushan, Chanderjeet and Dhiraj as A, B, C and D respectively.
Persons Outdoor Fine Arts
A Cricket Singer
B Hockey Painter
C Cricket Painter
D Hockey Dancing

Therefore Chanderjeet plays cricket and is interested in painting.
5. Who among the following is a singer?
1. Dhiraj
2. Akshay
3. Chanderjeet
4. Bhushan
We are coding Akshay, Bhushan, Chanderjeet and Dhiraj as A, B, C and D respectively.
Persons Outdoor Fine Arts
A Cricket Singer
B Hockey Painter
C Cricket Painter
D Hockey Dancing

6. Which pair shows the correct relationship of the game and fine arts hobby of Dhiraj?
1. Cricket, singing
2. Hockey, dancing
3. Cricket, dancing
4. Cricket, painting
We are coding Akshay, Bhushan, Chanderjeet and Dhiraj as A, B, C and D respectively.
Persons Outdoor Fine Arts
A Cricket Singer
B Hockey Painter
C Cricket Painter
D Hockey Dancing

Hockey and dancing is the required answer.
DIRECTIONS for questions 9-10:Answer the question based on the information given in the passage.
The revival in primary markets in India has once again made merchant bankers most sought after class of market intermediaries. Seeing intense capital raising by companies arid, several effective investments & acquisition deals; there is a rush among foreign & domestic financial services institutions to commence merchant banking services, an activity which has been fairly dormant over the past 2 years.
7. Which of the following is an inference which can be drawn from the above paragraph?
1. Merchant banking is a relatively new concept in India.
2. Merchant banking activities in India have been low key during the past few years.
3. Primary markets in India have stopped attracting foreign investments.
4. The Govt. of India encourages foreign direct investment.