 # Tricky questions of Reasoning for SSC CHSL & RRB NTPC

Q1. In this question, choose that set of numbers from the four alternative sets, that is similar to the given set: 569 + 620 = 12
(a) 651 + 21 = 11
(b) 362 + 35 = 15
(c) 881 + 52 = 10
(d) 463 + 124 = 13

Q2. Seismograph is related to Earthquake in the same way as Sphygmomanometer is related to
(a) Heartbeat
(b) Speed
(c) Frequency
(d) Wavelength

Q3. In this question, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term.
1000, 1, 729, 8, 216, 27
(a) 729
(b) 216
(c) 8
(d) 27

Q4. In this letter series some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.
P _ R _ T _ PQ _ STP _ QRS _
(a) PSPRQT
(b) QSPRQT
(c) QSQRQT
(d) RRPRQT

Q5. If CORDIAL is coded as EMUAMWQ, then WANTON will be coded as_____
(a) ZYPSUL
(b) YZQRTK
(c) YYQQSJ
(d) YYSQRM

Q6. If ‘tin pin min’ stands for ’all the fun’, ‘jin kin tin’ stands for ‘why should fun’ and ‘sin pin kin’ stands for ‘why all Dance’ , which word would mean ‘why’?
(a) pin
(b) sin
(c) kin
(d) tin

Q7. In this question, a square transparent sheet with a pattern is given. Figure out from amongst the four alternatives to how the pattern would appear when the transparent sheet is folded at the dotted line.

Q8. Find the number of triangle in this figure?
(a) 16
(b) 20
(c) 24
(d) none of these

Q9.  Statements:
All pink are blue.
All blue are purple.
Conclusions :
I. Some purple are pink.
II. All pink are purple.
III. All purple are pink.
IV. All purple are blue.
(a) Only I and II
(b) Only I III and IV follow
(c) Only II, III and IV follow
(d) All follow

Q10. If ‘×’ means ‘÷’, ‘-’ means ‘×’, ‘÷’ means ‘+’ and ‘+’ means ‘-’ then
(3 – 18 ÷ 11) × 13 ÷ 8 = ?
(a) 16
(b) 12
(c) 13
(d) 11

Q11. If ‘B’s mother was A’s mother’s daughter, how was B related to A?
(a) Uncle
(b) Aunt
(c) Sister
(d) Data is insufficient

Q12. Akshat starts from a point walks 20 m towards East, turns towards his right and walks 10 m, then turns left walks 5m. Then turns towards his right and walks 5m more. In which direction is he now from the starting point?
(a) North
(b) South-East
(c) South
(d) West

Q13. In this question, a word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in the two given matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and those of Matrix II from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and then the column number e.g. In the matrices for questions 11 to 15, M can be represented by 14, 21, etc; O can be represented by 20, 32 etc.
Similarly, you have to identify the correct set for the word “MODEL”
 Matrix I 0 1 2 3 4 0 D O B A I 1 O B A I D 2 B A I D O 3 A I D O B 4 I D O B A
 Matrix II 5 6 7 8 9 5 W E R M L 6 E R M L W 7 R M L W E 8 M L W E R 9 L W E R M

(a) 23, 03, 75, 79, 32
(b) 67, 10, 23, 79, 77
(c) 85, 21, 00, 79, 77
(d) 23, 21, 75, 87, 01

Q14. In this question, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern.
1, 10, 59, 180, (?)
(a) 260
(b) 370
(c) 405
(d) 250

Q15. In this question, various terms of a letter series are given with one term missing as shown by (?). Choose the missing term out of the given alternatives.
b,x,d,v,f,t, (?), (?)
(a) I q
(b) f t
(c) g r
(d) h r

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