Tricky questions of Reasoning for SSC CHSL 2016

Q1.Introducing Reeta, Monica said, “She is the only daughter of my father’s only daughter.” How is Monica related to Reeta?
(a) Aunt
(b) Niece
(c) Cousin
(d) Mother

Q2.In a row of students, if John , who is 16th from the left, and Johnson, who is 8th from the right, interchange their positions, John becomes 33rd from left. How many students are there in a row?
(a) 38
(b) 39
(c) 40
(d) 41

Q3.A series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
IGT, JHS, KIR, LJQ, MKP, ?
(a) LOP
(b) NOP
(c) NLO
(d) LNO

Q4.Consider the given statement/s to be true and decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the given statement.
Statements: 
1. All stenographers are lazy. 
2. Some men are stenographers.
Conclusions: 
I. All lazy people are men. 
II. Some men are lazy.
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
(d) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

Q5.Select the related letters from the given alternatives.
DHLP:WSOK::FJNR: ?
(a) UQMI
(b) TPLH
(c) SOKG
(d) VRNJ

Q6.Select the related number from the given alternatives.
21:2::26:?
(a) 50
(b) 36
(c) 64
(d) 32

Q7.Find the odd letters from the given alternatives?
(a) EHJ
(b) JML
(c) PSR
(d) VYX

Q8. Find the odd word from the given alternatives?
(a) Tomcat
(b) Baby
(c) Fawn
(d) Cub

Q9.Select the related letters from the given alternatives:
RIGT : WDBY :: FUSH : ?
(a) PKJQ
(b) KPNM
(c) KXWB
(d) KPMN

Q10.Select the related numbers from the given alternatives:
42 : 56 :: 110 : ?
(a) 18
(b) 132
(c) 136
(d) 140

Q11.Find the odd word from the given alternatives.
(a) Rupee
(b) Pound
(c) Yen
(d) Currency

Q12.Find the missing number
(a) 15
(b) 12
(c) 11
(d) 16

Q13.If 1 x 3 x 5 = 1925 and 7 x 9 x 11 = 4981121 , then find the value of 19 x 21 x 23 = ?
(a) 361529441
(b) 361441289
(c) 441361289
(d) 361441529

Q14.Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary
1. Eyelid 
2. Eyeless 
3. Eyesore 
4. Eyesight
(a) 2, 1, 4, 3
(b) 2, 1, 3, 4

(c) 4, 3, 1, 2
(d) 4, 2, 3, 1

Q15.From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word : ENCYCLOPEDIA
(a) OPEN
(b) PLEASE
(c) CANOPY
(d) PLEAD


Solutions


S1. Ans.(d)
Sol.  
Monica is mother of Reeta.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Number of students in a row = 32 + 1 + 7 = 40

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Pattern follows by series : +1, +1, -1
So, NLO is the answer.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. 
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. 
 
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. 2nd digit becomes the power of 1st digit. 
21 = 2
So, 26 = 64

S7. Ans.(a) 
Sol. Except EHJ, pattern follows by all is +3,-1

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Except baby all are animal.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. 
Same pattern follow by FUSH :KPNM

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. 42 : 56 = 7×6 : 7×8
Similarly, 110 :  ? = 11×10 : 11×12

S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. Rupee, Pound and Yen are comes under currency.

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. 3 × 3 =9
7 × 3 = 21
4 × 3 = 12

S13. Ans.(d)
Sol. Squares of digits , 
19 x 21 x 23 = (19)2(21)2(23)2
= 361441529

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol. Order according to dictionary:
2. Eyeless , 1. Eyelid , 4. Eyesight , 3. Eyesore 

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. PLEASE which cannot be formed using the letters of ENCYCLOPEDIA.





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