Reasoning Quiz on for SSC CGL 2016

Q1. In a certain code language ‘te da ka ni’ means ‘intelligence is in genes’, ‘se po lo ni’ means, ‘genes are not responsible’ and ‘ba da fu te’ means ‘intelligence is through experience’. What does ‘ka’ stand for in that code language?
(a) genes
(b) through
(c) intelligence
(d) in
Ans.(d)
Sol.
te
da ka ni ->
intelligence
is in genes …(1)
se po lo ni -> genes
are not responsible …(2)
ba da fu te -> intelligence
is through experience …(3)
From (1) and (2), ni -> genes
From (1) and (3), da and te -> intelligence
and is
ka -> in
 
DIRECTIONS(2-3): In each of these questions a group of letters is given followed by four combinations of number/symbol numbered (a), (b), (c) & (d). Letters are to be coded as per the scheme and conditions given below. You have to find out the serial number of the combination, which represents the letter group. Serial number of that combinations is your answer. 
Conditions
(i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last a vowel, both are to be coded as the code of the vowel.
(ii) If the first letter is a vowel and the last a consonant, the codes for the first and the last are to be interchanged.
(iii) If no vowel is present in the group of letters, the second and the fifth letters are to be coded as @.
Q2. EMANRB
(a) *75@12
(b) 275@1*
(c) ã75@2ã
(d) *75@1*
Ans.(a)
Sol.
According to (ii) condition
EMANRB
-> * 75@12
Q3. GKQLMI
(a) 42£#74
(b) ã3£#7ã
(c) 4£3#74
(d) 43£#74
Ans.(d)
Sol.
According to (i) condition
GKQLMI
-> 43£#74
Q4. If the alphabets are assigned values such as A = 3, D = 6, G = 8, I =2, L = 4 and T =5 then what is the sum of values of all the alphabets in the word DIGITAL?
(a) 26
(b) 28
(c) 30
(d) 32

 

Q5. If ‘P’ denotes ‘÷’, ‘Q’ denotes ‘–’, ‘R’ denotes ‘×’ and ‘T’ denotes ‘+’; then
24 T 16 Q 32 P 8 R 4 = ?
(a) 4
(b) 39
(c) 1/4
(d) None of these
Ans.(d)
Sol.  24 T 16 Q 32 P 8 R 4 = ?
=> ? = 24 + 16 – 32 ÷ 8
× 4
=>? = 24
+ 16 – 4 × 4 = 24
Q6. In a certain code language, ‘how can you go’ is written as ‘ja da ka pa’, ‘can you come here’ is written as ‘na ka sa ja’ and ‘come and go’ is written as ‘ra pa sa’. How is ‘here’ is written in that code language?
(a) ja
(b) na
(c) pa
(d) Data inadequate
Ans.(b)
Sol.
how
can you go = ja da ka pa …. (i)
can you come here = na ka sa ja …(ii)
come and go = ra pa sa …(iii)
From (i) and (ii), can you = ja ka
…(v)
From (ii) and (iii), come = sa …(vi)
Using
(v) and (vi) in (ii), we get here = na
.
Q7. Town D is 12 km towards the North of town A. Town C is 15 km towards the West of town D. Town B is 15 km towards the West of town A. How far and in which direction is town B from town C?
(a) 15 km towards North
(b) 12 km towards North
(c) 3 km towards South
(d) 12 km towards South

 

Q8. Town D is to the West of town M. Town R is to the South of town D. Town K is to the East of town R. Town K is towards which direction of town D?
(a) South
(b) East
(c) North-East
(d) South-East

 

Directions(Q9-10): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.
A vehicle starts from point P and runs 10 km towards North. It takes a right turn and runs 15 km. It now runs 6 km after taking a left turn. It finally takes a left turn, runs 15 km and stops at point Q.
Q9. How far is point Q with respect to point P?
(a) 16 km
(b) 25 km
(c) 4 km
(d) 0 km

 

Q10. Towards which direction was the vehicle moving before it stopped at point Q?
(a) North
(b) East
(c) South
(d) West
 

 

Q11. P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in a straight line facing North. P sits next to S. Q is sitting next to R who sits on the extreme left corner. Who sits to the left of S if T does not sit next to Q?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) T
Q12. Roza walked 25 metre towards south, took a right turn and walked 15 metre. She then took a left turn and walked 25 meter. Which direction is she now from her starting point?
(a) South-east
(b) South
(c) South-west
(d) North-west

 

DIRECTIONS(13-14): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follows :
‘A × B’ means ‘A is brother of B’.
‘A – B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’.
‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is wife of B’.
‘A + B’ means ‘A is son of B’.
Q13. How is P related to S in the expression ‘S × R + Q ÷ P’?
(a) Father
(b) Grandson
(c) Son
(d) Grandfather

 

Q14. Which of the following means ‘P is sister of S’?
(a) P + Q ÷ R – S
(b) P + Q ÷ R × S
(c) P × Q – R ÷ S
(d) None of these
Ans.(d)
Sol. All the options do not satisfy the required condition. 
 
Q15. A, B, C, D, E, F and G are members of a family consisting of 4 adults and 3 children, two of whom, F and G are girls. A and D are brothers and A is a doctor. E is an engineer married to one of the brothers and has two children. B is married to D and G is their child. Who is C ?
(a) G’s brother
(b) F’s father
(c) E’s father
(d) Can’t determine
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