Most Important Reasoning Questions for SSC CGL 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. In this question, select the related word  from the given alternatives.
Tanning : Leather : : Pyrotechnics : ? 
(a) Machinery 
(b) Bombs 
(c) Fireworks 
(d) Wool 

Q2. In this question, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it? 
 b _ ab _ b _ aab _ b 
(a) aabb 
(b) abbb
(c) abba 
(d) baaa 
Directions (3-4): In each of the following questions, find the odd word/number-pair form the given alternatives. 
(a) Influenza 
(b) Scurvy  
(c) Rickets 
(d) Night-blindness 
(a) Raisin 
(b) Rain 
(c) Shower 
(d) Sleet 
Q5. In this question, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
C – 3, E – 5, G – 7, I – 9, ?, ? 
(a) K – 11, M – 13
(b) X – 24, M – 21 
(c) M – 18, K – 14  
(d) 0 – 15, X – 24 
Q6. Prashant is the son of Kesav. Kalash, Kesav’s sister has a son Maruti and daughter Sita. Prem is the maternal uncle of Maruti. How is Prashant related to Maruti? 
(a) Nephew 
(b) Cousin  
(c) Uncle 
(d) Brother 
Q7. A man showed a boy next to him and said – “He is the son of my wife’s sister-in-law, but I am the only child of my parents.” How is my son related to him? 
(a) Nephew 
(b) Cousin 
(c) Brother 
(d) Uncle
Q8. Select the correct combination of mathematical signs to replace * sings and to balance the given equation. 
15 * 24 * 3 * 6 * 17  
(a) – ÷ + =  
(b) – × = +  
(c) + × = ÷
(d) + ÷ – =
Q9. In each of the letters in the English alphabet is assigned an even numerical value by giving A = 2, B = 4 and so on, what would be the total value of the letters for the word LADY when similarly coded? 
(a) 78
(b) 84
(c) 58
(d) 62
Q10. Put the correct mathematical signs in the following equation form the given alternatives. 
33 ? 11 ? 3 ? 6  = 115 
(a) –, ×, +  
(b) +, –, × 
(c) ×, ÷, – 
(d) ÷, ×, ×
Directions (11-12): In each of the following questions, select the missing number from the given responses. 


(a) 120 

(b) 136
(c) 124
(d) 148
84 81 88
12 9 11
14 18 ?  
(a) 16
(b) 18
(c) 15
(d) 24  
Directions (13): In this question, one/two statements are given, followed by two/three conclusions, I II and III. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any follow from the given statements.  

Q13. Statements: 
I.  Some years are decades.  
II. All centuries are decades.
I. Some centuries are years.
II. Some decades are years.
III. No century is a year.
(a) Only conclusion II follows 
(b) Only conclusion I and II follow 
(c) conclusion II and Either I or III follow 
(d) Only conclusion I follows 
Q14. A boy starts from home in early morning and walks straight for 8 km facing the Sun. Then he takes a right turn and walks for 3 km. Then he turns right again and walks for 1 km and then turns left and walks for 1 km. Then he turns right, travels 1 km and then turns right and travels for 4 km straight. How far is he from the starting point?   
(a) 4 km 
(b) 5 km 
(c) 6 km 
(d) 2 km 
Q15. In the given diagram, circle represents professionals, square represents dancers, triangle represents musicians and rectangle represents Europeans. Different regions in the diagram are numbered 1 to 11. Who among the following is neither a dancer nor a musician but is professional and not a European?
(a) 10 
(b) 8
(c) 11
(d) 1

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