Tricky questions of Reasoning for SSC CHSL & RRB NTPC

Directions (1-2): In each of the following questions, two statements are given followed by three or four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q1. Statements: 
Some clothes are marbles. 
Some marbles are bags.
I. No cloth is a bag.
II. All marbles are bags.
III. Some bags are clothes.
IV. No marbles is a cloth.
(a) Only either I or IV follows
(b) Only either I or II follows
(c) None follows
(d) Only either I or III follows

Q2. Statements: 
All politicians are honest. 
All honest are fair.
I.Some honest are politicians.
II. No honest is politician.
III. Some fair are politicians.
IV. All fair are politicians.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only I and II follow
(d) Only I and III follow

Direction (3-4) : In each of the following questions, choose the missing term from the given alternatives. 

(a) 2
(b) 4
(c) 3
(d) 1

(a) 20
(b) 24
(c) 21
(d) 31

Directions (5): In this question, arrange the given words in a meaningful sequence and then choose the most appropriate sequence from amongst the alternatives provided below each question:

1. Study
2. Job
3. Examination
4. Earn
5. Apply
(a) 1, 3, 2, 5, 4
(b) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
(c) 1, 3, 5, 2, 4
(d) 1, 3, 5, 4, 2

Q6. If ‘<’ means ‘minus’, ‘>’ means ‘plus’, ‘=’ means ‘multiplied by’ and ‘$’ means ‘divided by’, then what would be the value of 27 > 81 $ 9 < 6 ?
(a) 6
(b) 33
(c) 36
(d) None of these

Q7. In a row of boys, A is fifteenth from the left and B is fourth from the right. There are three boys between A and B. C is just left of A. What is C’s position from the right?
(a) 9th
(b) 10th
(c) 12th
(d) 13th

Directions (8-10): Study the following number sequence and answer the questions given below it:
5  1  4  7  3  9  8  5  7  2  6  3  1  5  8  6  3  8  5  2  2  4  3  4  9  6 

Q8. How many odd numbers are there in the sequence each of which is immediately followed by an odd number?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 4
(d) More than 4

Q9. How many even numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately preceded by an odd number but immediately followed by an even number?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q10. How many odd numbers are there in the sequence which are immediately preceded and also immediately followed by an even number?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q11. In the given figure, P is 300 km eastward of O and Q is 400 km north of O. R is exactly in the middle of Q and P. The distance between Q and R is 
(a) 250 km
(b) 250√2 km
(c) 300 km
(d) 350 km

Q12. Kamla is mother-in-law of Veena who is sister-in-law of Ashok. Dheeraj is father of Sandeep, the only brother of Ashok. How is Kamla related to Ashok?
(a) Cousin
(b) Wife
(c) Mother-in-law
(d) None of these

Q13. If in a certain code, ‘bir le nac’ means ‘green and tasty’, ‘pic nac hor’ means ‘tomato is green’ and ‘coc bir hor’ means ‘food is tasty’, which of the following means ‘tomato is tasty’ in that code?
(a) bir le hor
(b) pic hor nac
(c) hor bir pic
(d) None of these

Q14. If in a certain language, REMOTE is coded as ROTEME, which word would be coded as PNIICC?

Q15. In this question, four numbers are given. Out of these, three are alike in a certain way but the rest one is different. Choose the one which is different from the rest three.
(a) 21
(b) 31
(c) 51
(d) 91


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