# International Reasoning & Mental Ability Olympiad Syllabus 2023

IRAO syllabus mainly focuses on questions from reasoning and mental ability. The syllabus differs based on classes and standards. IRAO sample test papers will help you get full insight into the IRAO exam. Important topics that should be focused on while preparing for the reasoning olympiad are completing the series, coding, and decoding, analytical and logical based questions.

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## IRAO 2023 Syllabus for Classes 3 to 12

The International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad is conducted for students from classes 3-12. Children from classes 3-12 should answer 50 questions for 100 marks.

The syllabus for IRAO Exam for different classes are given below:

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 3

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad Exam for Class 3 covers the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO Class 3 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) English dictionary-based word arrangements and missing letters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Analytical Ranking and missing characters Find the missing number Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirrors and water reflection Sequence of figures Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Data handling Scholar Zone Higher order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 4

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 4 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 4 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) English dictionary-based word arrangements and missing letters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Analytical Ranking and missing characters Find the missing number Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirrors and water reflection Sequence of figures Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Data handling Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 5

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 5 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 5 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) English dictionary-based word arrangements and missing letters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Analytical Ranking and missing characters Find the missing number Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirrors and water reflection Sequence of figures Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Data handling Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 6

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 6 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 6 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) English dictionary-based word arrangements and missing letters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Analytical Ranking and missing characters Find the missing number Time and clock Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirrors and water reflection Sequence of figures Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Data handling Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 7

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 7 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks schemes for IRAO class 7 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) English dictionary-based word arrangements and missing letters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Analytical Ranking and missing characters Find the missing number Cubes and dices Time Clock and calendar Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirrors and water reflection Sequence of figures Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Data handling Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 8

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 8 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 8 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) English dictionary-based word arrangements and missing letters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Analytical Ranking and missing characters Find the missing number Statement analysis Statement and conclusion Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirrors and water reflection Sequence of figures Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Rule detection Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Data handling Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 9

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 9 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 9 is given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) English dictionary-based word arrangements and missing letters Ranking and missing characters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Logical Statement and argument Syllogism Data interpretation Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirrors and water reflection Sequence of figures Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Grammar English grammar Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Permutation and combinations Probability Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 10

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 10 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 10 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) Ranking and missing characters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Logical Statement and argument Syllogism Statement and assumption Statement - Courses of action Situation reaction test Verification of truth of the statement Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirror and water image Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Dot situation Qualitative Aptitude English grammar Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Permutation and combinations Probability Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 11

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 11 covers the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 11 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) Ranking and missing characters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Logical Syllogism Logic Venn diagram Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirror and water image Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Qualitative Aptitude English grammar Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Permutation and combinations Probability Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

### IRAO Syllabus for Class 12

International Reasoning and Mental Ability Olympiad exam for class 12 cover the topics of completing the series, coding, decoding, analytical, arrangements, non-verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and scholar section.

Important topics and chapter-wise marks scheme for IRAO class 12 are given in the table below.

 Units Chapters Series Analogy (both word-based and numerical) Odd one out (both word-based and numerical) Ranking and missing characters Coding Coding and decoding Symbols Maths operations Arrangement Sitting arrangement Blood relations Direction test Logical Syllogism Logic Venn diagram Statement and conclusion Non-Verbal (Image-Based) Mirror and water image Configuration Fitting pieces Odd pieces Sequence of figures Qualitative Aptitude English grammar Quantitative Aptitude Number system Algebra Geometry Mensuration Permutation and combinations Probability Scholar Zone Higher-order thinking questions

## IRAO 2023 Exam Pattern

The students studying in classes 3 to 12 are eligible to participate in the IRAO olympiad. The candidates should make sure to go through the exam pattern before they appear for the exam. Students get an understanding or outline of the question paper which is essential for their performance in the exam.

The exam pattern of the IRAO 2023 is given below:

• For classes 3-5: There will be a total of 30 questions and the duration of the exam will be of 40 minutes.
• For classes 6-8: There will be a total of 35 questions and the duration of the exam will be of 40 minutes.
• For classes 9-12: There will be a total of 40 questions and the duration of the exam will be of 50 minutes.
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