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# Previous years Reasoning Questions for SSC CGL/ MTS/ CPO Exam 2017

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Here we are providing a Reasoning quiz in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL /MTS / CPO Tier-I, This post comprises 15 Questions of Miscellaneous Questions which will really help you get more marks in the final exam.

Q1. Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
Flow: River :: Stagnant : ?
(a) Pond
(b) Rain
(c) Stream
(d) Canal
Q2. At present, the ratio between the ages of Arun and Deepak is 4:3. After 6 years, Arun’s age will be 26 years. What is the age of Deepak at present?
(a) 12 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 19½ years
(d) 25 years
Q3. Select the related word/letters/numbers from the given alternatives:
20: 11 :: 102 : ?
(a) 49
(b) 52
(c) 61
(d) 58

Q4.For the following questions

Find the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
(a) WVU
(b) DBA
(c) NML
(d) HGF
Q5. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.
1. Exploit 2. Explosive 3. Exponent 4. Exposition 5. Explore
(a) 1, 3, 4, 5, 2
(b) 1, 5, 2, 3, 4
(c) 1, 5, 3, 2, 4
(d) 1, 2, 5, 3, 4
Q6. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
SPECULATION
(a) SPECIAL
(b) TOPIC
(c) SECULAR
(d) CAUTION
Q7. If ‘A’ stands for ‘+’, ‘B’ stands for ‘-‘, ‘C’ stands for ‘x’, what is the value of (10C4) A(4C4)B6 = ?
(a) 46
(b) 50
(c) 56
(d) 60
Q8. Mithilesh said to Neha, ‘Your only brother’s son is my wife’s brother.’ How is Neha related to the wife of Mithilesh?
(a) Aunt
(b) Mother-in-law
(c) Sister
(d) Mother
Q9. Find the missing pair of letters from given responses to replace?

(a) HR
(b) HS
(c) HV
(d) HU
Q10. How many cubes are there in the diagram?

(a) 10
(b) 12
(c) 8
(d) 6
Q11. Select the missing number from the given responses:

(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 2
(d) 1
Q12. Ashok went 8kms south and turned west and walked 3kms. Again, he turned north and walked 5kms. He took a final turn to the east and walked 3kms. In which direction was Ashok from the starting point?
(a) East
(b) North
(c) West
(d) South
Q13. Consider the given statement/s to be true and decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the given statement.
Statement: Ahimsa should be the basic principle of human beings. All of us should practise Ahimsa.
Conclusions: I. We all know the real meaning of Ahimsa.
Conclusions: II. Ahimsa promotes global harmony.
(a) only conclusion I follows
(b) only conclusion II follows
(c) Neither I conclusion nor II follows
(d) Both conclusion I & II follow
Q14. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among classes given below
Minutes, Days, Months

Q15. In the question, a word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, e.g., G can be represented by 03, 12, etc., and ‘L’ can be represented by 57, 65, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘DATE’.

(a) 23, 68, 24, 97
(b) 14, 96, 11, 85
(c) 23, 96, 40, 85
(d) 32, 89, 10, 68

Solutions

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Pond
water is stagnant in the pond.
S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Let the ages of Arun and Deepak be 4x and 3x years.
According to the question,
4x + 6 = 26
4x = 20
x = 5
Present age of Deepak = 15 years
S3. Ans.(b)

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. The order is –1, –1.
DBA do not follow this sequence.
S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. 1, 5, 2, 3, 4
As per Dictionary words are-:
Exploit -> Explore -> Explosive -> Exponent -> Exposition

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. SECULAR
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. (10 C 4) A (4 C 4) B 6
= (10 × 4) + (4 × 4) – 6
= 40 + 16 – 6
= 50
S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Aunt

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. If follows A, B, C, D ……… I
and R, S, T ……… Z is reverse order.
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. 10
S11. Ans.(c)

S12. Ans.(d)
Sol.
S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. Neither I conclusion nor II follows.
I – It is not necessary that we all know the meaning of Ahimsa.
II – Only Ahimsa cannot promote global harmony.
S14. Ans.(a)
Sol.
S15. Ans.(a)
Sol. 23, 68, 24, 97
D = (0,0) , (1,4) , (2,3) , (3,2) , (4,1)
A = (5,5) , (6,8) , (7,7) , (8,9) , (9,6)
T = (0,1) , (1,0) , (2,4) , (3,3) , (4,2)

E = (5,6) , (6,9) , (7,8) , (8,5) , (9,7)

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