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# Reasoning Quiz on “Mixed” for SSC CGL 2016

Q1. In this question, select the related words from the given alternatives.
Secretiveness : Openness : : Abusive : ?
(a) Result
(b) Forward
(c) Hidden
(d) respectful

Ans.(d)
Sol. As ‘Secretiveness’ is related to ‘Openness’, similarly, ‘Abusive is related to ‘respectful’.

Q2. In this question, find the odd word from the given alternatives?
(a) Herb
(b) Flower
(c) Tree
(d) Shrub
Ans.(b)
Sol. All except Flower are types of plants.

Q3. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
1799, ______, 59, 14, 4, 1.5
(a) 771
(b) 968
(c) 299
(d) 527
Ans.(c)
Sol. 1799, __, 59, 14, 4, 1.5
1.5 × 2 + 1 = 4
4 × 3 + 2 = 14
14 × 4 + 3 = 59
59 × 5 + 4 = 299
299 × 6 + 5 = 1799

Q4. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.
1. Amphibian
2. Amorphous
3. Amphidextrous
4. Ambiguous
5. Ambivalent
(a) 5, 1, 4, 2, 3
(b) 4, 5, 2, 1, 3
(c) 3, 5, 1, 4, 2
(d) 1, 4, 2, 3, 5

Q5. Find out the missing number from the alternatives given below.

(a) 57
(b) 90
(c) 78
(d) 53
Ans.(c)
Sol. In figure (A), (9 × 10) – (4 × 8) = 58
In figure (B), missing number
= (15 × 10) – (9 × 8) = 150 – 72 = 78

Q6. How many pairs of letters are there in the word MISCONDUCT which have as many letters between them as they have in alphabetical series?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Q7. Each vowel of the word SURROUND is changed with its previous letter alphabetically and each consonant with its next letter alphabetically. In this new arrangement which letter will be second from the right end?
(a) N
(b) T
(c) S
(d) O

Q8. In an imaginary operation of mathematics, ‘–’ means divide, ‘+’ means to multiply, ‘÷’ means to subtract and ‘×’ means to add, then which of the below given equations is correct?
(a) 6 ÷ 20 × 12 + 7 – 1 = 70
(b) 6 + 20 – 12 ÷ 7 × 1 = 62
(c) 6 – 20 ÷ 12 × 7 + 1 = 57
(d) 6 + 20 – 12 ÷ 7 – 1 = 38
Ans.(a)
Sol. 6 – 20 + 12 × 7 ÷ 1 = 70
⇒ 6 – 20 + 12 × 7 = 70
⇒ 6 – 20 + 84 = 70
⇒ 90 – 20 = 70
⇒ 70 = 70

Q9. In this question, which Venn Diagrams best represents the relation between given classes?
Carrot, Food, Vegetable

Ans.(a)

Q10.  P, T, V, R, M, D, K and W are sitting around a circular table facing the center. V is second to the left of T. T is fourth to right of M. D and P are not sitting next to T. D is third to the right of P. W is not sitting next to P. P is sitting next left of K. Then who is second to the left of K?
(a) P
(b) R
(c) M
(d) W