# SSC CGL Reasoning Questions And Answers

SSC CGL Reasoning Questions And Answers

To make you practice more & more before you sit for SSC Exam of CGL and CPO, we are providing you this SSC Quiz. Boost your general intelligence with logical, verbal, non verbal reasoning questions. Practice with SSC CGL Reasoning Questions and prepare well for the SSC exams.

1. Directions: Find the odd number pair from the given alternatives.

1. 34-43
2. 55-62
3. 52-71
4. 83-92

2. In the following question, number of letters are skipped in between by a particular rule. Which of the following series observes the rule?

1. ABFGJK
2. ACFJOU
3. MPQSTV

3. In a code language ‘HOTEL’ is coded as 55. Then how is ‘BORE’ coded in that code language?

1. 38
2. 40
3. 34
4. 36

4. In a certain code language ‘DOCTOR’ is written as ‘ILHYLW’ then how is ‘STUDENT’ coded in that code language?

1. SOXIASY
2. XYRIBSY
3. XYQIJSY
4. None of these

5. If MERCURY is written as FGAECAB in a code, how can RECUR be written in the code?

1. GCFIG
2. AGECA
3. ECAGE
4. AGCEA

6. If CAT is coded as 3120, what code number can be given to NAVIN?

1. 14122914
2. 49274654
3. 73957614
4. 14129214

7. In a symbolic language, ‘ish lto inm’ means ‘neat and tidy’, ‘qpr inm sen’ means ‘small but neat’ and ‘hsm sen rso’ means ‘good but erratic’, then in this language, which symbolic code has been used for ‘but’?

1. sen
2. ish
3. inm
4. hsm

8. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

_bcc_aabc_baab_cba

1. acbc
2. abac
3. abcc
4. acac

9. Directions: In question, choose the correct alternative from the given one which will complete the series.

X5C, U8F, ?, O17L, L23O

1. R12I
2. P12I
3. R10K
4. K10I

10. Directions: In question below, select the related number from the given alternative.
8 : 28 :: 27 : ?

1. 8
2. 28
3. 65
4. 64

11. Directions: In question below, select the related letters from the given alternative.
BYCX : DWEV :: FUGT : ?

1. EHIJ
2. GHIJ
3. HSIR
4. SRHS

12. Directions: Select the correct group analogy.
Given set (63, 49, 35)

1. (81, 63, 45)
2. (64, 40, 28)
3. (72, 40, 24)
4. (72, 48, 24)

13. Directions: In question, select the related word from the given alternatives.
Affluent : Opulent : : Flourish : ?

1. Flatter
2. Comprise
3. Outflow
4. Prosper

14. Directions: In question below, select the related letters from the given alternatives.
JLJH : QOQS : : FHFD : ?

1. VWVS
2. VWUS
3. USUW
4. USUV

15. A series of figures is given which can be grouped into classes. Select the group into which the figure can be classified from the given responses.

1. 137, 246, 589
2. 246, 359, 178
3. 358, 246, 179
4. 123, 456, 789

16. Directions: In question, select the option which is different from other three alternatives.

1. 247
2. 306
3. 304
4. 285

17. Directions: In question, find the odd word from the given alternatives.

1. Hindrance
2. Obstacle
3. Obeisance
4. Impediment

18. Directions: In question below, find the odd letters from the given alternatives.

1. ABDE
2. MNPQ
3. EFHI
4. STUV

19. Directions: In question below, find the odd letters from the given alternatives.

1. JKNS
2. MNQV
3. CDHM
4. OPSX

20. Directions: In question, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

7, 17, 40, ?, 436

1. 149
2. 156
3. 198
4. 136

21. Find the wrong number in the given series.

462, 422, 380, 342, 306

1. 422
2. 380
3. 342
4. 306

22. Directions: A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
2, 7, 27, 107, 427, ?

1. 1262
2. 1707
3. 4027
4. 306

23. Rajat introduced a man, “He is my daughter’s maternal uncle’s Son’s grandfather”. How is Rajat related with the man?

1. Son-in-law
2. Maternal uncle
3. Brother-in-law
4. Father-in-law

24. I. F is the brother of A.
II. C is the daughter of A.
III. K is the sister of F.
IV. G is the brother of C.
Who is the uncle of G?

1. A
2. C
3. K
4. F

25. Jaffar starting from a fixed point goes 15 km towards North and then after turning to his right he goes 15 km. Then he goes 10, 15 and 15 km after turning to his left each time. How far is he from his starting point?

1. 20 km
2. 15 km
3. 5 km
4. 10 km

26. Medha moves towards South-East for 7 km, then moves towards West for 14 km. Then she moves towards North-West for 7 km and finally moves a distance of 4 km East and stands there. How far is the starting point from where she stands now?

1. 10 km
2. 3 km
3. 4 km
4. 2 km

27. Arrange the following in the meaningful/logical order:
1. Exhaust
2. Night
3. Day
4. Sleep
5. Work

1. 1, 3, 5, 2, 4
2. 3, 5, 1, 4, 2
3. 3, 5, 1, 2, 4
4. 3, 5, 2, 1, 4

28. Arrange the following words according to the dictionary?
1. Inventory
2. Involuntary
3. Invisible
4. Invariable
5. Investigate

1. 4, 2, 5, 3, 1
2. 4, 5, 1, 3, 2
3. 2, 5, 4, 1, 3
4. 4, 1, 5, 3, 2

29. In the question below, one or two statements is given followed by two conclusions/assumptions, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true, even if at variance from commonly known facts. You are to decide which of the given
conclusions/assumptions can be drawn from the given statement.
Statements:
The crop condition continues to be critical even after the rains.
Conclusions:
I. The crop condition was not critical before the rains.
II. The crop condition was expected to improve after the rains.

1. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
2. Both conclusions I and II follow.
3. Only conclusion II follows
4. Only conclusion I follows.

30. Amongst the following words, which will appear fourth in the dictionary?

1. KNOW
2. KNACK
3. KNIT
4. KNOB

31. A group of alphabets are given with each being assigned a number. These have to be unscrambled into a meaningful word and correct order of letters may be indicated from the given responses.
N V O E M R G E N T
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1. 4 2 3 1 5 7 6 9 8 10
2. 7 3 1 5 2 4 6 8 10 9
3. 7 3 2 4 6 1 5 8 9 10
4. 5 1 6 3 2 8 4 7 9 10

32. Find the hidden meaningful word from the coded alphabets if the alphabets are coded in reverse order.

1. 11, 15, 26, 13, 22
2. 15, 11, 22, 26, 13
3. 11, 22, 15, 13, 26
4. 26, 22, 15, 13, 11

33. If alphabets are serially numbered, one of the answers given below has a meaningful word hidden in it. Identify the answer.

1. 5, 18, 5, 8, 1, 3, 5
2. 20, 5, 1, 3, 8, 5, 18
3. 5, 1, 3, 5, 20, 8, 18
4. 18, 5, 3, 8, 1, 5, 20

34. A work 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 2 matrices given below, The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by column number. For e.g., A can be represented 12, 24 etc. R can be represented by 57, 76 etc.

Identify the set for the given words. ‘LAKE’.

Matrix – I

 0 1 2 3 4 0 A E S T H 1 T H A E S 2 E S T H A 3 H A E S T 4 S T H A E
Matrix – II
 5 6 7 8 9 5 P O R K L 6 K L P O R 7 O R K L P 8 L P O R K 9 R K L P O
1. 66, 12, 58, 40
2. 77, 43, 76, 31
3. 85, 31, 77, 44
4. 97, 00, 77, 12

35. From the given alternatives select the word which can be formed using the letters of the given word.

CORRESPONDING

1. CORRECT
2. DISCERN
3. REPENT
4. RESPONSE

36. Form the given alternatives, find the word which cannot be formed from the letters used in the given word.

GERMINATION

1. ORIGINATE
2. TERMINAL
3. EMIGRANT
4. GERMAN

37. Directions: Statements followed by two conclusions have been given. Find which of the following options are correct.

Statements:
All scanners are mice.
All mice are laptops.
Conclusions:
I. All mice are scanners.
II. All scanners are laptops.

1. Only conclusion I follows
2. Only conclusion II follows
3. Neither I & II follows
4. Both I & II follow

38. Directions: In question, select the missing number from the given response.

 11 20 35 4 3 2 6 4 3 50 64 ?
1. 39
2. 73
3. 112
4. 100

39. Directions: In question, select the missing number from the given response.

 2 2 257 3 2 ? 4 2 46657
1. 2765
2. 3126
3. 8796
4. 3008

40. 4 years ago, Sonu’s age was 3 times that of Monu. 6 years hence, Sonu’s age will be 2 times that of Monu. Find their present ages.

1. 36, 16
2. 31, 11
3. 40, 18
4. 34, 14

41. 4 men, A, B, C and D and 4 women W, X, Y and Z are sitting round a table facing one another. No two men or women are sitting together. W is to the immediate right of B, Y is facing X and is to the immediate left of A, C is to the immediate right of Z. Who are the two persons sitting adjacent to D?

1. X and Z
2. W and Z
3. W and Y
4. X and W

42. A pineapple costs Rs. 7 each. A watermelon costs Rs. 5 each. X spends Rs. 38 on these fruits. The number of pineapples purchased is

1. 2
2. 3
3. 4

43. Directions: In question one statement is given, followed by three conclusions I, II and III. You have to consider the statement to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow form the given statement.

Statements:
Should seniority be the only criterion for the promotion?
Conclusions:
I. No, it would be an injustice to those juniors who are more deserving.
II. Yes, otherwise senior employees feel humiliated.
III. Yes, senior employees are more experienced and must be rewarded.

1. I and II are most appropriate
2. I and III are most appropriate
3. III is most appropriate
4. I is most appropriate

44. A statement is given followed by two inferences I and II. 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 inferences, if any, follow from the given statement.
Statement:
A good administrator has to be task oriented as well as empathetic towards the problems of his people.
Inferences: