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Verbal Reasoning and Inductive reasoning are two techniques that are commonly asked in a competitive examination. NATA syllabus is no exception to this.

What is verbal reasoning?

Verbal reasoning is a part of all standardized aptitude tests. It is found homogeneously across all competitive examinations, aptitude tests for job interviews, etc. The main objective of verbal reasoning is to make sure that the candidate attending the examination is aware of the commonly used English language. The most common format of verbal reasoning is a passage with multiple questions from it.

Verbal reasoning is fairly simple if you have a sufficient grasp of the language. Here are the few things that assess.

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Analyze detailed written texts
  • Understanding analogies

These are the types of questions that are commonly addressed in verbal reasoning

  • Word relationship
  • Comprehension
  • Critical reasoning
  • Spotting Errors
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Ordering of Words
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Ordering of Sentences
  • Closet Test
  • One Word Substitutes
  • Change of Voice
  • Verbal Analogies
  • Synonyms
  • Selecting Words
  • Sentence Formation
  • Sentence Correction
  • Completing Statements
  • Paragraph Formation
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Change of Speech


Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

1. (solve as per the direction given above)

A.We discussed about the problem so thoroughly
B.on the eve of the examination
C.that I found it very easy to work it out.
D.No error.

Answer: A.

2. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.A lot of travel delay is caused
B.due to the inefficiency and lack of good management
C.on behalf of the railways.
D.No error.
Answer: C.

3.Each question consists of two words that have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words, Select the pair which has the same relationship.






What Is Inductive Reasoning?

Inductive reasoning is a form of logical reasoning that uses the generalization of experiences, observations you made. It is an example of analytical soft skills. It is also part of every standardized aptitude test.


1. Complete an element in the given series of shapes.


Answer: A

2.Complete an element in the given series of shapes

Answer: C