Reasoning Questions for SSC CGL MTS CPO Exam 2017

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

Q1. Find the term which does not fit into the series:
1CV, 5FU, 9IT, 15LS, 17OR
(a) 10FU
(b) 15LS
(c) 16IT
(d) 17OR

Q2. A man walks 30 m towards South. Then, turning to his right, he walks 30 m. Then, turning to his left, he walks 20 m. Again, he turns to his left and walks 30 m. How far is he from his initial position?
(a) 20 m
(b) 30 m
(c) 60 m
(d) None of these
Directions: (3): In each of the following questions, there is some relationship between the two terms to the left of:: and the same relationship holds between the two terms to its right. Also, in each question, one term either to the right of:: or to the left of it is missing. The term is given as one of the alternatives given below each question. Find out this term.
Q3. CLOSE: DNRWJ:: OPEN:?
(a)PRHR
(b) PRJQ
(c) RPJB
(d) RZWR

Q4. Raju is sixth from the left end and Vinay is tenth from the right end of a row of boys. If there are eight boys between Raju and Vinay, how many boys are there in the row?
(a) 24
(b) 27
(c) 20
(d) 25

Q5. In this question, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term
10, 14, 28, 32, 64, 68, 132
(a) 32
(b) 64
(c) 68
(d) 132

Q6. If DIAMOND is coded as VQYMKLV, how is FEMALE coded?
(a) TUMYNU
(b) UVNZOV
(c) UVNYNV
(d) TVNYNV
Q7. In a certain code language, COMPUTRONE is written as PMOCTUENOR. How is ADVANTAGES written in the code?
(b)AVDATNSEGA
(c)AVDATASEGN
(d)NAVDASEGAT
Q8. If ‘÷’ shows ‘>’, ‘×’ shows ‘+’, ‘+’ shows ‘÷’, ‘-’ shows ‘=’, ‘>’ shows ‘×’, ‘=’ shows ‘<’, ‘<’ shows ‘-’ then which of the following will be the correct?
(a) 3 + 2 < 4 ÷ 6 > 3 × 2
(b) 3 × 2 < 4 ÷ 6 + 3 < 2
(c) 3 > 2 < 4 – 6 × 3 × 2
(d) 3 × 2 × 4 = 6 + 3 < 2

Directions (9-10): In each of the following, one term is missing in the series. Find out the missing term?

Q9. 2, 3, 4, 6, 6, 9, ?, 12
(a) 10
(b) 8
(c) 9
(d) 11

Q10. 0, 3, 8, 15, ?
(a) 26
(b) 30
(c) 24
(d) 27

Directions (11): There is a certain relation between two given words on one side of:: and one word is given on another side of:: while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the given pair has. Select the best alternative.

Q11. Vegetable : Chop : :  Body : ?
(a) Cut
(b) Amputate
(c) Peel
(d) Prune
Q12. Pointing to a woman in a photograph a man says, “She is the mother-in-law of the wife of the father of my only son”. How is the woman related to that person?
(a) Daughter
(b) Daughter-in-law
(c) Sister-in-law
(d) None of these
Q13. If ACNE can be coded as 3, 7, 29, 11, then LEMON will be coded as
(a) 25, 11, 13, 31, 29
(b) 21, 11, 27, 31, 29
(c) 25, 11, 27, 31, 29
(d) 25, 11, 27, 31, 17
Directions (14): Letters of the words given below have been jumbled up. You are required to construct the words. Each letter has been numbered and each word is followed by four options. Choose the option which gives the correct order of the letters as indicated by the numbers to form words.

Q14.
A E T T L N
1 2 3 4 5 6
(a) 1, 6, 2, 3, 4, 5
(b) 3, 1, 5, 2, 6, 4
(c) 4, 2, 3, 1, 6, 5
(d) 5, 6, 2, 3, 1, 4
Q15. Choose the odd numeral group in this question.
(a) 8 (145) 9
(b) 5 (169) 12
(c) 7 (170) 11
(d) 9 (270) 15

Solutions

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, ….. letters of the first group are moved one, two, three, four, five, ….. steps forward respectively to obtain the corresponding letters of the second group.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Clearly, number of boys in the row = (6 + 10 + 8) = 24.
S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. The correct pattern is + 4, × 2, + 4, × 2, ……
So, 132 is wrong and must be replaced by (68 × 2) i.e. 136.
S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. If in the word, a letter in the nth letter from the beginning of the English alphabet,then in the code the corresponding letter is the (n + 1)th letter from the end of the alphabet.
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. The first four letters, the middle two letters and the last four letters of the words are written in
a reverse order to form the code.
S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.  After changing signs according to the question, the new equations will be:
Here,
(a) 3 ÷ 2 – 4 > 6 × 3 + 2
or, -2.5 > 20 (Incorrect)
(b) 3 + 2 – 4 > 6 ÷ 3 – 2
or, 1 > 0 (Correct)
(c) 3 × 2 – 4 = 6 + 3 + 2
or, 2 = 11 (Incorrect)
(d) 3 + 2 + 4 < 6 ÷ 3 – 2
Or, 9 < 0 (Incorrect)
From option (b),
3 + 2 – 4 > 6 ÷ 3 – 2 = 1 > 2 – 2 = 1 > 0

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. Second is the act of cutting the first.

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol. TALENT
S15. Ans.(d)
Sol.  In all other groups, the number inside the bracket is the sum of the squares of the numbers outside.

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