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# Reasoning Quiz For SSC CGL 2016

Q1. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
x_y_x_yz_y_z
(a) x, z, x, x, z
(b) x, z, z, x, z
(c) x, z, y, x, z
(d) x, x, y, x, z

Ans.(c)
Sol.
xxyz/xyyz/xyzz

Q2. In this question, find the missing number/letters, from the given responses.
25 – K – 8, 23 – I – 11, 21 – G – 14, 19 – E – 17, ?
(a) 17 – F – 19
(b) 17 – C – 20
(c) 20 – F – 19
(d) 20 – D – 17

Q3. A is father of C and D is son of B. E is brother of A. If C is sister of D. A and B are couple ,then how is B related to E?
(a) Sister-in-law
(b) Sister
(c) Brother
(d) Brother-in-law
Ans.(a)
Sol. C and D are children of A and B. B is mother of C and D. Therefore, B is sisters-in-law of E.

Q4. The difference between a mother’s age and the sum of her two daughter’s age is 6. The average age of two daughters is 22. What is the age of mother?
(a) 48
(b) 45
(c) 56
(d) 50
Ans.(d)
Sol.The age of two daughters
= 22 × 2 = 44 years
∴ The age of their mother
= 44 + 6 = 50 years
Q5. Which of the following cannot be formed by using the letters of the given words. Find out the word?
RAPPROCHEMENT
(a) CEMENT
(b) REPROACH
(c) PHANTOM
(d) REPRESENT
Ans.(d)
Sol. There is no ‘S’ letter in the given word.

Q6. If PALE is coded as 2134, EARTH is coded as 41590, how is PEARL coded in that code?
(a) 19530
(b) 24153
(c) 65413
(d) 95430

Q7. Which one of the following is correct?
6 * 4 * 9 * 15
(a) ×, =, –
(b) ×, –, =
(c) =, ×, –
(d) –, ×, =
Ans.(b)
Sol. 6 × 4 – 9 = 15

Q8. In each of the following question, find the missing number from the given responses.
341 (16) 521
613 (25) 816
452  ?   326
(a) 20
(b) 25
(c) 22
(d) 35
Ans.(c)
Sol. (3 + 4 + 1) + (5 + 2 + 1)
= 8 + 8 = 16
(6 + 1 + 3) + (8 + 1 + 6)
= 10 + 15 = 25
(4 + 5 + 2) + (3 + 2 + 6)
= 11 + 11 = 22

Q9. Shankar moved to his North-west side for 2 km. From there he turned 90° clockwise and moved 2 km. from there he turned 90° clockwise and travelled 2 km then he would be in which direction from the original position?
(a) North East Region
(b) South East Region
(c) South West Region
(d) Western Region

Direction (10): In this question a statement is given followed by four conclusions (a) to (d). You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which one of the given conclusions are definitely drawn from the given statement.

Q10. “All the members of the Tennis club are members of the Badminton club too.” “No woman plays Badminton”.
(a) Some women play Tennis
(b) No member of the Tennis club plays Badminton
(c) Some women are members of the Tennis club
(d) No woman is a member of the Tennis club