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Reasoning Quiz For SSC CGL 2016

Q1. What will be the next term in ?
DCXW, FEVU, HGTS, ………..
(a) JKPO
(b) JIRQ
(c) CBYZ
(d) JMRS

Q2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) Rose
(b) Jasmine
(c) Marigold
(d) Lotus
Ans.(d)
Sol.
Lotus is grown in water (Mud).

Q3. Which of the following will complete the series?
C, e, G, i, K….
(a) o, K
(b) k, M
(c) m, O
(d) m, L
Ans.(c)
Sol. There is a gap of one letter between two consecutive letters. Besides, this the letters are capital and lower respectively.

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) 65
(b) 25
(c) 95
(d) 35
Ans.(b)
Sol.  All the numbers are multiples of 5. But 25 is a perfect square.

Q5. The letters in the word DANGEROUS are changed in such a way that the consonants are replaced by the previous letter in the English alphabet and the vowels are replaced by the next letter in the English alphabet. Which of the following will be the fifth letter from the left end of the new set of letters?
(a) B
(b) M
(c) F
(d) L

Q6. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ‘CHILDREN’ each of which has as many letters between them in the word as there are between them in the English alphabet?
(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 3
(d) 1

Q7. Secretly is to openly as silently is to__
(a) scarcely
(b) impolitely
(c) noisily
(d) quietly
Ans.(c)
Sol. Secretly is the opposite of openly, and silently is the opposite of noisily. Choices a and b are clearly not the opposites of silently. (Choice c) means the same thing as silently.

Q8. Which of the following pairs of words have the same relationship as FAN : HEAT?
(a) Water : Drink
(b) Light : Day
(c) Teach : Student
(d) Food : Hunger
Ans.(d)
Sol. First is the remedy of second.

Q9. If ‘+’ means ‘–’, ‘–’ means ‘×’, ‘×’ means ‘÷’ and ‘÷’ means ‘+’ then what is the value
9 – 7 + 85 × 17 ÷ 15 = ?
(a) 63
(b) 73
(c) 99
(d) 58
Ans.(b)
Sol.  9 × 7 – 85 ÷ 17 + 15 (apply BODMAS)
= 63 – 5 + 15  = 73

Q10. If a ‘truck’ is called ‘train’, ‘train’ is called ‘tractor’, ‘tractor’ is called ‘ship’, ‘ship’ is called ‘aeroplane’, ‘aeroplane’ is called ‘bulldozer’ and ‘bulldozer’ is called ‘scooter’ which of the following can fly?
(a) Ship
(b) Bulldozer
(c) Aeroplane
(d) Tractor
Ans.(b)
Sol. ‘Aeroplane’ can fly and ‘aeroplane’ is called ‘bulldozer’.