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# Reasoning for SSC Exam 2021: 22nd December

Q1. In the given figure the triangle represents people who visited Mysore, the circle represents people who visited Ooty, and the square represents people who visited Munnar. The portion which represents people who visited both Mysore and Ooty is?

(a) D
(b) G
(c) B
(d) C

Q2. Select the odd words from the given alternatives
(a) Espresso
(b) Cappuccino
(c) Tea
(d) Latte

Q3. How many triangles are there in the figure?

(a) 24
(b) 14
(c) 28
(d) 20

Q5. Find the missing term in the following question

(a) 3
(b) 9
(c) 1
(d) 7

Q6. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word:
ENDEAVOUR
(a) DEVOUR
(b) DROWN
(c) ROUND
(d) DROVE

Q7. If SPARK is coded as TQBSL, what will be the code for FLAME?
(a) GMBNF
(b) GNBNF
(c) GMCND
(d) GMBMF

Q8. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series
30, 28, 23, 21, ?
(a) 15
(b) 16
(c) 18
(d) 20

Q9. Find the odd number pair from the given alternatives:
(a) 1: 8
(b) 27: 64
(c) 125: 218
(d) 343: 512

Q10. If × means +, + means ÷, – means × and ÷ means –, then
6 × 4 – 5 + 2 ÷ 1 =?
(a) 11
(b) 15
(c) 10
(d) 12

Solutions

S1.Ans. (d)
Sol. The required portion should be common to the triangle and the circle. Such portion is marked ‘C’.

S2.Ans. (c)
Sol. Espresso means coffee made by forcing boiling water under pressure through ground coffee.
Cappuccino means Espresso coffee with hot milk added.
Latte means Espresso coffee with hot milk generally topped with foam.
Therefore, tea is different from the other three.

S3.Ans. (c)
Sol.

The triangles are:
∆ ABI; ∆ AHI; ∆ ABH; ∆ BJI;
∆ HJI; ∆ JBH; ∆ JBC; ∆ JHG;
∆ CJK; ∆ GKJ; ∆ KCD; ∆ KGF;
∆ KDF; ∆ DLE; ∆ FLE; ∆ EDF;
∆ DLK; ∆ FLK; ∆ BHG; ∆ BHC;
∆ CHF; ∆ GBD; ∆ DFC; ∆ DFG;
∆ BAJ; ∆ HAJ; ∆ DKE; ∆ FKE;

S4.Ans. (d)
Sol. If we fold the option (1) the number 2 will lie opposite 5.
If we fold the option (2) the number 1 will lie opposite 3.
If we fold the option (3) the number 2 will lie opposite 5.
Therefore, Answer Figure (4) is correct.

#### Congratulations!

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