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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.
Direction (1-3) : Find the missing character from the given alternatives?

Q1. DF, GJ, KM, NQ, RT, ?
(a) UW
(b) YZ
(c) XZ
(d) UX

Q2. Y,  W,  T,  P,  K,  E,  X,  ?,  ?
(a) G, H
(b) P, G
(c) R, G
(d) S, R

Q3. 0.5,   0.55,   0.65,   0.8,   ?
(a) 0.9
(b) 0.82
(c) 1
(d) 0.95

Directions (4-5): Choose the odd numeral pair/group in each of the following questions:

Q4.
(a) 7 : 18
(b) 9 : 26
(c) 11 : 36
(d) 13 : 42

Q5.
(a) 1 (−80) 9
(b) 6 (12) 2
(c) 7 (33) 4
(d) 11 (112) 3

Q6. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word : “EXAMINATION”
(a) MINT
(b) EXAM
(c) MENTION
(d) AMBITION

Q7. If ‘sky’ is ‘star’, ‘star’ is ‘cloud’, ‘cloud’ is ‘earth’, ‘earth’ is ‘tree’ and ‘tree’ is ‘book’, then where do the birds fly?
(a) Cloud
(b) Sky
(c) Star

In a certain coding system,
‘816321’ means ‘the brown dog frightened the cat’;
‘64851’ means ‘the frightened cat ran away’;
‘7621’ means ‘the cat was brown’;
‘341’ means ‘the dog ran’.

Q8. What is the code for ‘the dog was frightened’?
(a) 5438
(b) 8263
(c) 8731
(d) None of these

Q9. What is the code for ‘frightened’?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 6
(d) 8

Q10. What is the code for ‘away’?
(a) 1
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 7

Q11. If MINJUR is coded as 312547 and TADA as 6898, how can MADURAI be coded?
(a) 3498178
(b) 3894871
(c) 3849781
(d) 3894781

Q12. If MOBILITY is coded as 46293927, then EXAMINATION is coded as
(a) 45038401854
(b) 56149512965
(c) 57159413955
(d) 67250623076

Q13. Which letter in the word CYBERNETICS occupies the same position as it does in the English alphabet?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) I
(d) T

Q14. Which of the following will not be a number of the series 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, …?
(a) 256
(b) 512
(c) 729
(d) 1000

Q15. In the following series, how many ‘8’ are there which are preceded by ‘9’?
7, 8, 9, 9, 8, 5, 4, 3, 8, 9, 5, 8, 9, 8, 7, 7, 8, 9
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)

S2. Ans.(b)

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The pattern is + 0.05, + 0.10, +0.15,…
So, missing term = 0.8 + 0.20 = 1.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. In all other pairs, 2nd number = (1st number × 4) – 10.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. In all other groups, the number inside the bracket is difference of the squares of the numbers outside it.

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. AMBITION cannot be formed using the letters of the word : “EXAMINATION”.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Birds fly in the ‘sky’ and as given, ‘sky’ is ‘star’. So, birds fly in the ‘star’.

(8-10):

Word Code
the 1
brown 2
dog 3
frightened 8
cat 6
ran 4
away 5
was 7

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol.

 Word Code the 1 brown 2 dog 3 frightened 8 cat 6 ran 4 away 5 was 7

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol.

 Word Code the 1 brown 2 dog 3 frightened 8 cat 6 ran 4 away 5 was 7

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol.

 Word Code the 1 brown 2 dog 3 frightened 8 cat 6 ran 4 away 5 was 7

S11. Ans.(d)
Sol.

 Letter M I N J U R T A D Code 3 1 2 5 4 7 6 8 9

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. Let A = 1, B = 2, C = 3, …, X = 24, Y = 25, Z = 26.
Then, M = 13 = 1 + 3 = 4;
O = 15= 1 + 5 = 6;
B = 2; I = 9;
L = 12 = 1 + 2 = 3;
T = 20 = 2 + 0 = 2;
Y = 25 = 2 + 5 = 7.
So, MOBILITY = 46293927.
Similarly, X = 24 = 2 + 4 = 6;
N = 14 = 1 + 4 = 5.
So, EXAMINATION = 56149512965.

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. I is the 9th letter in the word as well as in the English alphabet.

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol. The given series consists of cubes of natural numbers only. 256 is not the cube of any natural number.

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. 7, 8, 9, 9, 8, 5, 4, 3, 8, 9, 5, 8, 9, 8, 7, 7, 8, 9

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