Figure Matrix – Nonverbal Reasoning Questions and Answers

Here are different types of questions and answers based on figure matrix that are asked various competitive exams.

Figure matrix is a 2*2 as 3*3 representations of figures. You are required to analyses each of the sets to find out the common pattern and on the basis of that, the missing figure is to be identified from a set of alternatives, so as to complete the matrix.


Direction: In each of the following questions, find out which of the answer figures (a), (b), (c) and (d) completes the figure matrix?

Q1. Select one from the four alternative figures which one replace (?).

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Answer: D – In first and third set, the black portion of middle image is diagonally opposite to that of first image. Hence, second image in second set must be option (d).

Q2. Select one from the four alternative figures which one replace (?).

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Answer: D – If we use figure (d) from the alternatives, the given matrix is complete.

Q3. Select one from the four alternative figures which one replace (?).

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Answer: D – Clearly, in each row, the second figure forms the innermost which is also at the outermost position and first figure at middle position.

Q4. Select one from the four alternative figures which one replace (?).

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Answer: D – Each row, the second figure is obtained by rotating the first figure 135oanti-clockwise.

Q5. Select one from the four alternative figures which one replace (?).

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Answer: D – in each row of figure, the number of dots in the second figure is thrice the number of dots in the first figure.