Reasoning Questions for SSC CGL/MTS Exams

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Here we are providing a Reasoning quiz in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL Tier-I, This post comprises 15 Questions of Miscellaneous Questions which will really help you getting more marks in final exam.


Q1. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word : “EXAMINATION”
(a) MINT
(b) EXAM

Q2 If ‘sky’ is ‘star’, ‘star’ is ‘cloud’, ‘cloud’ is ‘earth’, ‘earth’ is ‘tree’ and ‘tree’ is ‘book’, then where do the birds fly? 
(a) Cloud
(b) Sky
(c) Star
(d) Data inadequate

Directions (3-5): Read the following information carefully and answer these questions: 
In a certain coding system, 
‘816321’ means ‘the brown dog frightened the cat’; 
‘64851’ means ‘the frightened cat ran away’; 
‘7621’ means ‘the cat was brown’; 
‘341’ means ‘the dog ran’. 
Q3. What is the code for ‘the dog was frightened’? 
(a) 5438
(b) 8263
(c) 8731
(d) None of these 

Q4. What is the code for ‘frightened’?  
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 6
(d) 8

Q5. What is the code for ‘away’?  
(a) 1
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 7 

Q6. If MINJUR is coded as 312547 and TADA as 6898, how can MADURAI be coded?
(a) 3498178
(b) 3894871
(c) 3849781
(d) 3894781 

Q7. If MOBILITY is coded as 46293927, then EXAMINATION is coded as
(a) 45038401854
(b) 56149512965
(c) 57159413955
(d) 67250623076

Q8. Which letter in the word CYBERNETICS occupies the same position as it does in the English alphabet?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) I
(d) T

Q9. Which of the following will not be a number of the series 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, …?
(a) 256
(b) 512
(c) 729
(d) 1000

Q10. In the following series, how many ‘8’ are there which are preceded by ‘9’? 
7, 8, 9, 9, 8, 5, 4, 3, 8, 9, 5, 8, 9, 8, 7, 7, 8, 9 
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three 
(d) Four

Direction (11-13) : Find the missing character from the given alternatives?

Q11. DF, GJ, KM, NQ, RT, ?
(a) UW
(b) YZ
(c) XZ
(d) UX

Q12. Y,  W,  T,  P,  K,  E,  X,  ?,  ?
(a) G, H
(b) P, G
(c) R, G
(d) S, R

Q13. 0.5,   0.55,   0.65,   0.8,   ?
(a) 0.9
(b) 0.82
(c) 1
(d) 0.95

Directions (14-15): Choose the odd numeral pair/group in each of the following questions:

(a) 7 : 18
(b) 9 : 26
(c) 11 : 36
(d) 13 : 42

(a) 1 (−80) 9
(b) 6 (12) 2
(c) 7 (33) 4
(d) 11 (112) 3


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