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# Most Important Reasoning Questions for SSC Stenographer Exam 2017

Here we are providing a Reasoning quiz in accordance with the syllabus of  SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Exam 2017 and IB (ACIO). This post comprises 15 Questions of Miscellaneous Questions which will really help you get more marks in the final exam.
Q1. C is A’s father’s nephew. D is A’s cousin but not the brother of C. How is D related to C?
(a) Father
(b) Sister
(c) Mother
(d) Data insufficient

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. C is A’s father’s nephew means C is the son of A’s father’s brother i.e., C is the cousin of A. D is also A’s cousin. D could be either sister of C or Cousin of C.

Q2. Some equations are solved on the basis of certain rule. Following the same rule find out the missing number.
1 [3] 4 = 10, 3 [4] 6 = 26, 4 [5] 7 = ?
(a) 18
(b) 24
(c) 32
(d) 38

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. We have: 1 × 4 + 3 × 2 = 10,
3 × 6 + 4 × 2 = 26.
∴ Missing number = 4 × 7 + 5 × 2 = (28 + 10) = 38.
Direction(3): Choose one word out of the given four alternatives which will fill in the blank space and show the same relationship with the third word as between the first two.
Q3. Insulin is to Hormone as Trypsin is to ……?……
(a) Juice
(b) Liver
(c) Enzyme
(d) Digestion

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Second denotes the class to which the first belongs.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. We have: 4 ×2 – 1 = 7,
7 × 2 + 1 = 15,
15 × 2 – 1 = 29,
29 × 2 + 1 = 59,
59 × 2 – 1 = 117,
117 × 2 + 1 = 235.
So missing number = 235 × 2 – 1 = 469.
Directions (5-6): In each of the following questions, a matrix of certain characters is given. These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column-wise. Find out this trend and choose the missing character from the given alternatives.
Q5.
 5 6 7 7 4 5 9 10 11 745 460 ?
(a) 535
(b) 577
(c) 755
(d) 775

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. In 1st column, (5 × 9) + (7 × 100) = 745.
In 2nd column, (6× 10) + (4 × 100) = 460.
∴ Missing number, = (7 × 11) + (5 × 100) = 577.

Q6.
 5 5 2 2 4 1 8 3 10 40 30 ?
(a) 10
(b) 12
(c) 11
(d) 20

Q7. How many combinations of two-digit numbers having 8 can be made from the following numbers?
8, 5, 2, 1, 7, 6
(a) 9
(b) 11
(c) 10
(d) 12

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. The possible two-digit numbers are : 88, 85, 82, 81, 87, 86, 58, 28, 18, 78, 68.
Number of combinations = 11
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Number of triangle = 20
Q9. What will be the difference between the sum of the odd digits and the sum of the even digits in the number 857423?
(a) 0
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 4

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Required difference = (5 + 7 + 3) – (8 + 4 + 2) = 15 – 14 = 1.
Q10. Which of the following combination of letters will complete the below series?
b a _ c b _ b _ b a b _
(a) acbb
(b) bacc
(c) bcaa
(d) cabb

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. The series is babc/babc/babc. Thus, the pattern ‘babc’ is repeated.
Q11. Five friends A, B, C, D and E are standing in a row facing South but not necessarily in the same order. Only B is between A and E, C is immediate right to E and D is immediate left of A. On the basis of above information, which of the following statements is definitely true?
(a) B is to the left of A.
(b) D is third to the left of E.
(c) B is to the right of E.
(d) A is second to the left of C.

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. The sequence : C, E, B, A, D.
Thus, (i) B is to the right of A;
(ii) D is third to the left of E;
(iii) B is to the left of E;
(iv) A is third to the left of C.
Q12.How many T’s are there in the following sequence which are immediately preceded by P but not immediately followed by S?
S  T  P  Q  T  S  P  T  R  P  T  S  R  P  S  T  Q  P  T  R  P  T  M  P  T  S
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Q13. It is 3 o’clock in a watch. If the minute hand points towards the North-east, then the hour hand will point towards the
(a) South
(b) South-west
(c) North-west
(d) South-east

Q14. If the letters in the word UNDERTAKING are rearranged in the alphabetical order, which one will be in the middle in order after the rearrangement?
(a) G
(b) I
(c) K
(d) N

S14. Ans.(c)
Sol. Arranging the letters in alphabetical order, we have:
A D E G I K N N R T U. Clearly, K lies in the middle.
Q15. Arrange these letters into a meaningful word.
A    E    H   R    K    N
1    2    3    4    5    6
(a) 3, 1, 6, 5, 2, 4
(b) 4, 1, 5, 3, 2, 6
(c) 5, 3, 1, 4, 2, 6
(d) 6, 1, 5, 3, 4, 2

S15. Ans.(a)
Sol. HANKER
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