Tricky questions of Reasoning for SSC CHSL & RRB NTPC

Directions (1): In this question, various terms of an alphabet series are given with one term missing as shown by (?). Choose the missing term out of the given alternatives. 
Q1. ajs, gpy, ?, sbk, yhq   
(a) dmv
(b) mve 
(c) oua 
(d) qzi 

Q2. In this letters series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternative below it. Choose the correct alternative.  
ab _ aa _ bbb _ aaa _ bbba   
(a) abba
(b) baab
(c) aaab
(d) abab

Q3. In each of the following question, there is a certain relationship between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given or another side : : while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this words as the words of the given bear. Choose the correct alternative. 
Hermit : Recluse : : Cordial : ?  
(a) Thief 
(b) Privacy 
(c) Affable 
(d) Enemy

Q4. Umbrella is related to Rain in the same way as Goggles is related to ………..?……….. 
(a) Light 
(b) Glare 
(c) Stare 
(d) Sight 

Q5. Choose the odd numeral pair/group in this question.
(a) 43 : 6
(b) 28 : 4 
(c) 50 : 7 
(d) 36 : 5 

Q6. In a certain code, the word DEAL is coded as 4 – 5 – 1 – 12. Following the same rule of coding, what should be the code for the word ALARM?  
(a) 1-13-1-18-13
(b) 1-12-1-18-13
(c) 1-12-1-17-13 
(d) 1-12-1-19-13

Q7. In a certain code language, ‘po ki top ma’ means ‘Usha is playing cards’, ‘kop ja ki ma’ means ‘Asha is playing tennis’, ‘ki nop sop ho’ means ‘they are playing football’ and ‘po sur kop’ means ‘cards and tennis’. Which word in that language means ‘Asha’? 
(a) ja
(b) ma
(c) kop
(d) top 

Q8. Pointing to an old man, Rajiv said, “His son is my son’s uncle.” How is the old man related to Rajiv?  
(a) Brother 
(b) Uncle 
(c) Father 
(d) Grandfather 

Q9. Seven people – M, N, O, P, Q, R and S- are standing in a single file line, facing a booth. Q is somewhere ahead of R. There is exactly one person standing between O and S. P is immediately behind M. R is behind both N and P. If P and O are fourth and fifth in line respectively, then which of the following must be true?   
(a) M is first 
(b) N is first 
(c) R is sixth 
(d) R is seventh 
Q10. Shalini starts walking straight towards east. After walking 75 metres, she turns to the left and walks 25 metres straight. Again she turns to the left, walks a distance of 40 metres straight, again she turns to the left and walks a distance of 25 metres. How far is she from the starting point? 
(a) 30 metres 
(b) 40 metres  
(c) 100 metres 
(d) None of these 

Q11. A is 40 m South-west of B. C is 40 m South-east of B. Then, A is in which direction of C? 
(a) East
(b) West 
(c) North-east 
(d) South 

Q12. Which letter in the word MECHANICAL occupies the same position as it does in the English alphabet?  
(a) C
(b) L
(c) I
(d) N

Q13. If the positions of the first and sixth digits of the number 2796543018 are interchanged, similarly the positions of the second and the seventh digits are interchanged and so on, which of the following will be third to the left of seventh digit from the left end?    
(a) 0
(b) 1
(c) 7
(d) 8
Q14. In a row of forty children, P is thirteenth from the left end and Q is ninth from the right end. How many children are there between P and R if R is fourth to the left of Q?  
(a) 12
(b) 13
(c) 14
(d) 15 

Directions (15): In this question, the two expressions on either side of the sign (=) will have the same value if two terms on either side or on the same side are interchanged. The correct terms to be interchanged have been given as one of the four alternatives under the expression. Find the correct alternative.
Q15. 8 ÷ 2 × 5 – 11 + 9 = 6 × 2 – 5 + 4 ÷ 2  
(a) 5, 9
(b) 8, 5 
(c) 9, 6 
(d) 11, 5

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