Reasoning Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

Q1. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word:
ENGINEERING
(a) GINGER
(b) ENGINE
(c) NEARER
(d) RING

Ans.(c)
Sol. NEARER 
Because ENGINEERING does not contain letter ‘A’.
Q2.If in a specific code, SHORE is coded as QFMPC, then in the same code, what would be coded as ZCYAF?
(a) BEACJ
(b) BEACH
(c) DGCEJ
(d) DGAEJ

Q3. Find analogous pair of Mad : Insane?
 (a)  Red : Green
 (b)  Healthy : Fat
 (c)  Brave : Timid
 (d)  Slim : Thin
Ans. (d)(Explanation: First is more intense form of second.)
Q4. There are five rows in a class in which five children are sitting behind each other in five different rows in the following manner: 
A is sitting behind C but in front of B
C is sitting behind E. 
D is sitting in front of E. 
Then in which order are they sitting from first to last row?
(a) DECAB
(b) BACED
(c) ACBDE
(d) ABEDC
Ans.(a)
Sol. DECAB

Q5. Which of the following words cannot be formed with the help of the letters of ‘EXPERIENCE’?
(a) PRICE 
(b) NICE
(c) RICE 
(d) EXERCISE
Ans. (d)
Because ‘EXPERIENCE’ does not contain letter ‘S’.

Direction(6): Some statements are given followed by conclusions.You have to consider the statements to be true, even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You are to decide which of the given conclusions can definitely be drawn from the given statements. Indicate your answer.
Q6. Statements
I. Some skies are rain.
II. Some rain are stars.
III. All stars are planets. 
IV.  All planets are clouds.
Conclusions:
I. Some clouds are rain.
II. Some planets are skies 
III. Some planets are rain 
(a) Only I and II follow 
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only II and III follow 
(d) I, II and III follow

Q7. Two expressions a and b in the given question are solved by some particular method. Identify that process and solve expression c to find the correct answer from the given four options.
a = 14(290)15     b = 16(330)17     c = 18(?)19   
(a) 300
(b) 270
(c) 170
(d) 370
Ans.(d) 
Sol. In a = 14(290) 15, 14 + 15 = 29 × 10 ⇒ 290 
In b = 16 (330) 17, 16 + 17 = 33 × 10 ⇒ 330 
∴ In c = 18 (?) 19, 18 + 19 = 37 × 10 ⇒ 370 

Q8.A, B, C, D and E are standing in a row facing north. E is standing 40 metres to the left of B. A is standing 20 metres to the left of C. D is standing 20 metres to the right of E and 50 metres to the right of the C. What is the distance between A and B?
(a) 70 m
(b) 40 m
(c) 90 m
(d) 100 m 

Q9.Rakesh pointed towards the photo of his son and said to Kamla, ‘His mother is the daughter of your mother.’ Find out how is Kamla related to Rakesh?
(a) Sister 
(b) Maternal aunt 
(c) Sister-in-law 
(d) Daughter 

Q10. How many pairs of letters are there in the word ANSWER which have as many letters between them as they have in alphabetical order?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Four
(d) None 
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