Tricky questions of Reasoning for SSC CHSL & RRB NTPC


Directions (1): In this question below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. 
Q1. Statements: 
All twitters are instagram.
No instagram is facebook.
Some facebook are snapchat.
Conclusions: 
I. No snapchat is instagram.
II. Some snapchat are instagram.
III. No facebook is twitter.    
(a) Only I and II follow 
(b) Only III follows 
(c) Only either I or II and III follow 
(d) All follow 

Directions (2): In this question, a matrix of certain characters is given. These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column-wise. Find out this trend and choose the missing character from the given alternatives. 

Q2. 
16
36
25
9
4
9
64
121
16
15
19
?
(a) 11 
(b) 12
(c) 13
(d) 14

Directions (3): In this question, arrange the given words a meaningful sequence and then choose the most appropriate sequence from amongst the alternatives: 
Q3. 
1. Yarn
2. Plant
3. Saree
4. Cotton
5. Cloth 
(a) 2, 4, 5, 3, 1  
(b) 2, 4, 3, 5, 1 
(c) 2, 4, 5, 1, 3 
(d) 2, 4, 1, 5, 3

Directions (4): In this question, the given equation becomes correct due to the interchange of two sings. One of the four alternatives under it specifies the interchange of signs in the equation which when made will make the equation correct. Find the correct alternative. 
Q4. 12 ÷ 2 – 6 × 3 + 6 = 18 
(a) ÷ and + 
(b) – and +
(c) – and ÷
(d) ÷ and × 

Q5. In a class, among the passed students, Amisha is twenty-second from the top and Sajal, who is 5 ranks below Amisha, is thirty-fourth from the bottom. All the students from the class have appeared from the exam. If the ratio of the students who passed in the exam to those who failed is 4 : 1 in that class, how many students are there in the class?  
(a) 60
(b) 75
(c) 90
(d) Data inadequate 

Q6. How many 6s are there in the following sequence which are neither preceded by 3 nor immediately followed by 9?
9 3 6 6 3 9 5 9 3 6 8 9 1 6 3 9 6 3 9  
(a) One
(b) Two 
(c) Three 
(d) Four 

Q7. In this question, a word has been given, followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find that word? 
COURAGEOUS
(a) COURAGE
(b) SOURCE
(c) COURSE
(d) GENEROUS

Q8. In this question, choose one word which can be formed from the letters of the given word.
ENVIRONMENT 
(a) MOVEMENT
(b) EMINENT
(c) ENTERTAIN
(d) ENTRANCE

Q9. Letters of the words given below have been jumbled up. You have required to construct the word. Each letter has been numbered and word is followed by four options. Choose the option which gives the correct order of the letters as indicated by the numbers to form word.
A E H R K N 
1  2 3 4  5 6 
(a) 3, 1, 6, 5, 2, 4 
(b) 4, 1, 5, 3, 2, 6 
(c) 5, 3, 1, 4, 2, 6 
(d) 6, 1, 5, 3, 4, 2 
Q10. The number of letters skipped between adjacent letters in the series decreases from 5 to 1. Which one of the following series does not observe the rule given above?  
(a) OIDZWU
(b) QKFCYW
(c) WQLHEC
(d) ZTOKHF

Q11. If the positions of third and tenth letters of the word DOCUMENTATION are interchanged, and likewise the positions of the fourth and seventh letters, the second and sixth letters, is also interchanged, which of the following will be seventh letter from the right end?  
(a) M
(b) O
(c) T
(d) U

Q12. Arrange the given words in the alphabetical order and tick the one that comes third.
(a) Finger 
(b) Flourish 
(c) Forget 
(d) Forgo 
Q13. Of the seven members of a panel sitting in a row, M is to the left of P, but on the right of Q. O is on the right of S, but is on the left of N who is to the left of R. Which member is sitting in the middle?  
(a) M or O
(b) O or N 
(c) S or R 
(d) P or O 

Q14. D is the brother of G and O. H is O’s mother. V is D’s father. Which of the following statements cannot be definitely true? 
(a) V is G’s father 
(b) H is D’s mother 
(c) D is H’s son 
(d) G is V’s son 

Q15. If BOMBAY is written as MYMYMY, how will TAMIL NADU be written in that code? 
(a) TIATIATIA
(b) ALDALDALD
(c) IATIATIAT
(d) MNUMNUMNU










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