# Reasoning Questions for SSC CGL 2016

Directions (1-3): 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.

Q1. Vegetable : Chop : :  Body : ?
(a) Cut
(b) Amputate
(c) Peel
(d) Prune

Q2. Walking : Running : : Smiling : ?
(a) Feeling
(b) Laughing
(c) Face
(d) Weeping

Q3. Eye : Wink : : Heart : ?
(a) Move
(b) Throb
(c) Shiver
(d) Quiver

Q4. If SPIDER is written as PSDIRE in a certain code, how would COMMON be written in that code?
(a) OCOMMO
(b) OCMMNO
(c) OCMOMN
(d) OCMMON

Q5. If DIAMOND is coded as VQYMKLV, how is FEMALE coded?
(a) TUMYNU
(b) UVNZOV
(c) UVNYNV
(d) TVNYNV

Q6. If GLARE is coded as 67810and MONSOON is coded as 2395339, then how can RANSOM be coded?
(a) 183952
(b) 189352
(c) 189532
(d)198532

Q7. 1, 3, 3, 6, 7, 9, ?, 12, 21
(a) 13
(b) 11
(c) 10
(d) 12

Q8. 3, 10, 29, 66, 127, ?
(a) 187
(b) 218
(c) 164
(d) 216

Q9. C, G, K, O, ?
(a) Q
(b) R
(c) S
(d) T

Q10. Nisha walks 14 m towards west, then turns to her right and walks 14 m and then turns to her left and walks 10 m. Again turning to her left she walks 14 m. What is the shortest distance (in m) between her starting point and the present position?
(a) 10 m
(b) 24 m
(c) 28 m
(d) 38 m

Q11. 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

Q12. The number of students who took any three of the above subjects was
(a) 62
(b) 63
(c) 64
(d) 66

Q13. The number of students in total, who took History or Mathematics or Science, was
(a) 183
(b) 190
(c) 424
(d) 430

Q14. The number of students who took both History and Geography among other subjects was
(a) 62
(b) 63
(c) 65
(d) 66

Q15. Find the odd one out?
(a)133 – 98
(b)150 – 115
(c)182 – 140
(d) 188 – 153

SOLUTIONS:

Solutions
S1. Ans.(b)
Sol.           Second is the act of cutting the first.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol.           Second is a more intense form of the first.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol.           Second denotes the activity of the first.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.             The word is divided into groups of two letters each and then the letters of each group are written in a reverse order.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol.             If in the word, a letter in 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.

S12. Ans.(a)
Sol.         The required set of students is denoted by regions common by to any three circles only.
∴ Required number = (13 + 13 + 18 + 18) = 62.

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol.         The required set of students is denoted by regions lying inside the circles representing History, Mathematics and Science.
∴ Required number = (9 + 14 + 18 + 15 + 16 + 13 + 12 + 20 + 18 + 13 + 16 + 19) = 183.

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol.         The required set of students is denoted by the regions common to the circles representing
History and Geography.
∴ Required number = (20 + 13 + 12 + 18) = 63.

S15. Ans.(c)
Sol. In all other pairs, first number is 35 more than the second.

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