# Tricky questions of Reasoning for SSC CHSL & RRB NTPC

Q1.Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.
1. Logarithm
2. Logistics
3. Lost
4. Lotion
5. Locomotive
(a) 4,5,3,2,1
(b) 5,4,1,2,3
(c) 3,5,1,2,4
(d) 5,1,2,3,4

Q2.P & Q are married couple. X and Y are brothers. X is the brother of P. How is Y related to Q?
(a) Brother-in-law
(b) Brother
(c) Son-in-law
(d) Cousin

Q3.If P denotes +, Q denotes -, R denotes ‘÷’, and S denotes ×, then: 20S96R8Q16P10 = ?
(a) 123
(b) 234
(c) 456
(d) 345

Q4. You have to consider the statement to be true, even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions I, II, III & IV , if any, follow from the given statements.
Statements:
1. All pooja are actors.
2. Some actors are smart.
Conclusion:
I. All pooja are smart.
II. Some smart are pooja.
III. Some smart are actors.
IV. All actors are pooja.
(a) Only Conclusion I follows
(b) Only Conclusion II & IV follows
(c) Only Conclusion III follows
(d) None of the conclusions follows.

Q5. Arrange the given words in alphabetical order and choose the one that comes first.
(a) Anemometer
(b) Angiography
(c) Antecedent
(d) Anthology

Q6. If ‘yellow’ is called ‘butter’, ‘butter’ is called ‘shampoo’, ‘shampoo’ is called ‘orange’, ‘orange’ is called ‘honey’ and ‘honey’ is called ‘tasty’, which of the following is used for washing hairs?
(a) Honey
(b) Butter
(c) Orange
(d) Tasty

Q7. Choose the odd numeral pair/group in this question.
(a) 35 : 106
(b) 46 : 138
(c) 41 : 124
(d) 31 : 94

Q8. If ‘÷’ stands for subtraction, ‘-‘ stands for addition, ‘×’ stands for division and ‘+’ stands for multiplication, then which one of the following equation is correct?
(a) 35 ÷ 4 – 25 × 5 + 5 = 28
(b) 35 ÷ 4 – 25 × 5 + 5 = 61
(c) 35 ÷ 4 – 25 × 5 + 5 = 41
(d) 35 ÷ 4 – 25 × 5 + 5 = 56

Q9. A gets more marks than B but less than C. D gets less marks than E but more than A. If C gets less than D then who amongst A, B, C, D, E gets the second highest marks?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) E
(d) B

Q10. In each of the following letters series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Choose the correct alternative.
AA _ _ ABA _ BCA _ AAB _ A _
(a) BCACAB
(b) BBABCB
(c) BCABCB
(d) CBABAC

Q11. Choose that set of numbers from the four alternative sets, that is similar to the given set.
Given set: (16, 8, 2)
(a) (3, 7, 1)
(b) (11, 12, 10)
(c) (18, 9, 3)
(d) (14, 20, 8)

Q12. Pointing to a photograph, a lady tells Anand, “I am the only daughter of this lady and her son is your maternal uncle.” How is the speaker related to Anand’s father?
(a) Sister-in-law
(b) Cousin
(c) Wife
(d) Either (a) or (b)

Q13. In a certain code, STAR is written as #\$52, RIDE is written as 2%7*. How is DARE written in that code?
(a) 7#2*
(b) 7%*2
(c) 752*
(d) 7\$2*

Q14. If 1 x 5 x 2 = 521,
6 x 7 x 2 = 726
and 5 x 8 x 7 = 875
then 8 x 4 x 5 = ?
(a) 485
(b) 458
(c) 548
(d) 854

Q15. Find the missing number?
 19 6 8 41 ? 19 50 24 28
(a) 11
(b) 13
(c) 15
(d) 18

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