Hello, Aspirants, Here we provide you with the Practice Set of Reasoning. In this SSC Model Paper, the questions are designed as per the latest syllabus and pattern. Students who are preparing for SSC must go through these questions to check their level of understanding and preparation.

Find the missing Number from the below table?

45 16 4
18 11 -3
31 2 1
46 20 ?
  1. 4
  2. 6
  3. 12
  4. -10
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (1) 4

Explanation-

(4*5) – 16 = 4

(1*8) – 11 = -3

(3*1) – 2 = 1

So, (4*6) – 20 = 4

Which number is wrong in the following series- 10, 38, 68, 130, 222, 350 ?

  1. 68
  2. 222
  3. 130
  4. 38
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (4) 38

Explanation-

10 = 23 +2

68 = 43 + 4

130 = 53 + 5

222 = 63 + 6

350 = 73 + 7

So, in place of 38 it should be 30 i.e., 33 + 3 = 30.

If a means ‘+’, b means ‘-’, c means ’*’, and d means ‘/’, then- 18 c 14 a 6 b 16 d 4 = ?

  1. 64
  2. 254
  3. 288
  4. 1208
Answer/Explanation

Answer- (2) 254

In a code language, TEACHER is coded as ACEEHRT, then how INDIA will be code?

  1. ADINI
  2. INIDA
  3. ADIIN
  4. ADNII
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (3) ADIIN

Explanation- Arrange the words alphabetically

In a group of 50 people, Ram’s position from the bottom is 19 and Gopal is 2 ranks ahead of Ram, then find the number of people before Gopal?

  1. 29
  2. 30
  3. 31
  4. 32
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (1) 29

Explanation – 50 – 21 = 29

If the 25th of August in a year is Thursday, the number of Monday in that month is?

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 2
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (2) 5

Explanation –

25th is Thursday. So, 22nd is Monday. Now count the No. of Mondays fall in the month.

INDIA : (3, 2) :: WOMEN : ?

  1. (4, 3)
  2. (3, 2)
  3. (2, 1)
  4. (2, 3)
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (4) 2, 3

Explanation – Check Ratio – Vowels : Consonants

942 : 28 :: 161 : ?

  1. 6
  2. 2
  3. 63
  4. 0
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (4) 0

Explanation – 4×(9-2) = 28 i.e, middle digit * (1st – last digit)

So, 6 × (1-1) = 0

Niti is Sam’s sister. Mohan is Sam’s Father. Shyam is Raja’s Son. Raja is Mohan’s brother. How Niti is related to Shyam?

  1. Daughter
  2. Sister
  3. Cousin
  4. Wife
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (3) Cousin

During 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, how many times both the hands make an angle of 90 degrees?

  1. 10
  2. 9
  3. 8
  4. 12
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (1) 10 times

Explanation – In 1 hour it makes twice. So, in 5 hrs 5×2 = 10

1799, ?, 59, 14, 4, 1.5

  1. 299
  2. 874
  3. 828
  4. 624
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (1) 299

Explanation –

(1.5 * 2) + 1 = 4

(4 * 3) + 2 = 14

(14 * 4) + 3 = 59

(59 * 5) + 4 = 299

X5C, U8F, ?, O17L, L23O

  1. R12I
  2. P12I
  3. R10K
  4. K10I
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (1) R12I

Explanation – Use the Logic of +3 and -3

Find the odd one.

  1. Orange
  2. Pink
  3. Green
  4. Yellow
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (2) Pink

Explanation – Not seen in the rainbow.

A is 40 m South-West of B. C is 40 m South-East of B. Then, C is in which direction of ‘A’?

  1. West
  2. East
  3. North-East
  4. South
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (2) East

Fog : Visibility :: AIDS : ?

  1. Health
  2. Resistance
  3. Death
  4. Virus
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (2) Resistance

Explanation– Degrades Body Resistance i.e. immune system

Find the Odd one.

  1. EHRK
  2. PCTI
  3. QKBJ
  4. DVRS
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (1) DVRS

Explanation – Convert the alphabets into equivalent digits (i.e.1, 2…) and check the odd-even combinations.

27 small cubes of equal size are aligned in such a way that a bigger cube could be formed. Now five faces of this big cube are painted with red colour and remaining faces are left unpainted. Find the number of cubes whose faces are not painted.

  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 1
  4. 6
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (1) 2

Explanation –  Give your explanation in the comment box.

Statement:

Some dogs are hens.

Some cats are dogs.

Conclusions:

I. Some hens are not cats.

II. Some dogs are cats.

  1. Only conclusion I follow.
  2. Only conclusion II follow.
  3. Both conclusion I and II follow.
  4. None of these.
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (2) Only conclusion II follows.

Explanation- Draw the Venn Diagram and then check it.

Statement:

Video libraries are flourishing very much these days.

Conclusions:

I. People in general have got a video craze.

II. It is much cheaper to see as many movies as one likes on videos rather than going to the Cinema Hall.

  1. Only conclusion I follow.
  2. Only conclusion II follow.
  3. Both conclusion I and II follow.
  4. None of these.
Answer/Explanation

Answer – (3) Both follow.

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