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Sunday, August 14, 2016

CLASS: PRIMARY 6                                                    SUBJECT: VERBAL REASONING    


Section 1: Fill the gaps with the right answer from the given alternatives

Sample: preac___ome                     (a) b    (b) h    (c) o    (d) m   Ans = preach, home  (b) h

1.)   Deb (      ) all                   (a) a                (b) b                (c) t                 (d) u

2.)   Evi (      ) ent                    (a) a                (b) l                 (c) b                (d) g

3.)   Bac (     ) neel                  (a) m               (b) o                (c) n                (d) k

4.)   Blu (      ) ver                   (a) b                (b) c                (c) e                (d) d

5.)   Sal (      ) une                   (a) m               (b) t                 (c) u                (d) l


Section II: Pick out the one that does not belong to the group

Sample: Rat               Lizard             Dog                 Yam                Ans = Yam

6.)   (a) smile               (b) weep                     (c) cry                                    (d) scream

7.)   (a) selling            (b) hoeing                  (c) planting                (d) weeding

8.)   (a) axer                (b) spoon                   (c) knife                     (d) cutlass

9.)   (a) kind                (b) pleasant               (c) foolish                  (d) nice

10.) (a) Orange          (b) apple                    (c) mango                  (d) stone


Section III: Read the following sentences carefully and decide which one comes first, second and third


11.)          (1) Tunde is six feet tall

(2) Tunde is therefore the taller of the two

(3) Shola his brother is only five feet tall                       

(a) 2, 1, 3             (b) 3, 1, 2       (c) 3, 2, 1       (d) 2, 1, 3


12.)          (1) We then pounded the yam

(2) We peeled the yam

(3) We boiled the yam         (a) 3, 1, 2       (b) 1, 3, 2       (c) 2, 3, 1       (d) 2, 1, 3


13.)          (1) In a bid to collect honey

(2) But he was stung by the bees

(3) Hamza went to the bee hire      (a) 1, 2, 3  (b) 3, 1, 2               (c) 3, 2, 1    (d) 2, 1, 3


14.)          (1) Do you want a cup of orange juice

(2) I only need a cup of water

(3) "No I don't"                                (a) 1, 3, 2   (b) 2, 3, 1    (c) 3, 2, 1   (d) 1, 2, 3



15.)          (1) But the trap caught nothing

(2) The hunter woke up early

(3) And went into the bush to check his trap.

(a) 2, 3, 1             (b) 3, 1, 2       (c) 3, 2, 1       (d) 2, 1, 3


Section V: Complete the following by filling the gaps

Sample: Cat and Kitten, Dog and ___  (a) man (b) milk (c) bark (d) puppy  Ans = puppy

16.)           Mouth is to speak as ear is to ________ (a) speak  (b) smell  (c) see  (d) hear

17.)          Eye is to see as nose is to ________         (a) see   (b) small   (c) hear   (d) feel

18.)          People are to doctors as animals are to ___________

(a) veterinary doctor   (b) psychotherapy   (c) hemoglobin   (d) relationship


19.)          Car is to drive as aeroplane is to_____ (a) conductor (b) sailor (c) pilot (d) airport

20.)          Library is to librarian as a museum is to _____________________

(a) security          (b) curator     (c) amusement          (d) guardian


Fill the gaps with the right option

Sample: As blind as a _______ (a) man    (b) begger (c) fox (d) bat               Ans = bat

21.)           As busy as a __________ (a) boss   (b) bus    (c) bee    (d) bat

22.)          As true as the _________   (a) gospel   (b) plain    (c) news    (d) white

23.)          As cunning as a _______    (a) lion    (b) tortoise    (c) fox   (d) tiger

24.)          As heavy as __________   (a) lead   (b) cotton    (c) silk    (d) wool

25.)          As happy as a _________ (a) child   (b) teacher    (c) student   (d) doctor


Section VI: Study the following sentences and decide how true each is choose A if always true, B if never true, C if often true and D if it is undecided or difficult to say


Samples: Fire is hot. Ans = A

Birds swim in seas. Ans = B

Women are taller than men Ans = C

Boys called Bayo grow up to become doctors Ans = D


26.)          The flesh of a pig is called mutton ________________________

27.)          Mushrooms are always green ___________________________

28.)          Once can infected with HIV virus when he or she shares toothbrush with an infected person ___________________


29.)          Teachers are always poor __________________________

30.)          Children of poor parents are always dull in school _______________________