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Reasoning Questions for SSC CGL, CHSL, CPO With Answer

Reasoning Questions for SSC CGL, CHSL, CPO 

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The pattern of questions asked in SSC, CGL Exams 

1. Series

Analogy (both word-based and numerical), Odd pair (both word-based and numerical), Classification, Missing characters- Total questions asked are-3-4

2. Coding

Coding-Decoding (Ex - NAME is written as GFDN then MEAN is written as..), Symbols, Mathematical Operations- Total questions asked are-3-4

3. Arrangement

Seating arrangement (Linear and Circular), Blood relations, Ranking, Puzzles, Direction Sense- Total questions asked are 4 5

4. Logic

Syllogism, Venn Diagrams, Assumption or Inference or Conclusion- Total questions asked are 2 3 

4. Miscellaneous

Clock, Calendar, Non-Verbal, Cube and dices, (predicting colours or numbers on the faces of the object)- Total questions asked are-0-1

5. Sequence of figures

Matrix (Finding missing numbers or letters), Paper-cutting, folding, punching, Mirrors and water reflection, Configuration, fitting pieces, odd pieces, etc.- Total questions asked are-7-8 

Marks distribution of SSC CGL 

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam (Objective)

General Intelligence & Reasoning- (Questions-25, Marks-50)

General Awareness-(Questions-25, Marks-50)

Quantitative Aptitude-(Questions-25, Marks-50)

English Language and Comprehension-(Questions-25, Marks-50)

Practice Questions for Reasoning SSC CGL, CHSL, CPO 

Directions: In each of the following questions find out the alternative which will replace the question mark.

1.    Hepatitis : Liver :: Conjunctivitis : _____

    (a)    Lungs     (b)    Eye     (c)    Heart     (d)    Pancreas

1.    (b)

    Hepatitis is a diseases of Liver and Conjunctivitis is a disease of Eye. 

2.    Debtor : Creditor : : Liability : _______

    (a)    Asset     (b)    Credibility     (c)    Profitability     (d)    Balance?sheet

2.    (a)

    Creditor is opposite to Debtor and Asset is opposite to Liability. 

3.    Court : Justice : : Theater : _______

    (a)    Cinema    (b)    Play    (c)    Fight    (d)    Entertainment 

3.    (d)

    People go in Court for Justice while People go in theater for Entertainment. 

4.    Earthquake : Seismogrph :: Milk : _______

    (a)    Hydrometer     (b)    Hygrometer     (c)    Spherometer     (d)    Lactometer 

4.    (d)

    ‘Seismograph’ is an instrument by which intensity of ‘Earthquake’ is measured. In same manner the purity of milk is measured by lactometer. 

5.    Flower : Bouquet : : Minister : _______

    (a)    Voter    (b)    Cabinet    (c)    Constituency    (d)    Department 

5.    (b)

    ‘Bouquet’ is a group of ‘Flower’ likewise ‘Cabinet’ is a group of ‘Minister’ 

11?12.    Verbal ? Mathematical Operators ? Difficult 

13.    Arrange the following words in the alphabetical order and choose the word that comes in the third position.

    (a) Prominent    (b)    Prohibition    (c)    Program    (d)    Prolong

13.    (d)

    If we arrange all the four words in the order which they occupy in dictionary, we get their order of positions as – Program, Prohibition, Prolong, and Prominent. We find that word Prolong comes in the third position. Hence, the correct answer is (d).

13.    Verbal ? Arrangement of Words in logical order? Difficult

13.    If first half of the above alphabets is written in the reverse order, which letter would be 3rd to the right of 10th letter from the left ?

    (a)     F    (b)    H    (c)    B    (d)    A    

14.    (d)

    If we reverse the first half of the alphabets, we shall  have first letter of alphabet starting from left as M. Counting 10th from left we get letter D and from 3rd right of D we get letter A. So, the correct answer is (d).

14.    Verbal ? Arrangement of Words in logical order? Difficult

15.     "GOD IS GREAT" is coded as "SA RE MA" and "LOVE IS GOD" is coded as "RE GA MA" and "GOD LOVE YOU" is coded as "RE GA PA". Which of the following can be code for ""I LOVE YOU"

    (a) SA GA PA     (b) NI GA PA    (c) NI MA PA     (d) SA GA NI

15.     (b)

    'GOD' is common in 'GOD IS GREAT', 'LOVE IS GOD' and 'GOD LOVE YOU' and so is 'RE'. 

    Hence, code for 'GOD' is 'RE' 

    Similarly, the code for 'LOVE' is 'GA'. So, the remaining word in 'GOD LOVE YOU' is 'YOU' and the remaining code is 'PA'. Hence, the code for 'YOU' is 'PA'.

    So, the code for I LOVE YOU is NI GA PA.

15.    Verbal ? Coding and decoding – Medium 

Frequently Asked Questions on Reasoning Questions

. How many questions were asked from General Intelligence and Reasoning section in SSC CGL Tier 1?

Out of the 100 questions, there are 25 questions asked in SSC CGL Tier 1 from General Intelligence and Reasoning section. And these questions are marks scoring too so need to be practised as per the requirement to score good marks. 

. Is there any negative marking in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.50 in the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam for each correct attempt you will get +1 and non-attempted zero. So it is advisable to attempt the questions which you feel are correct to avoid negative marks in the final exams. 

. What are the total marks for General Intelligence and Reasoning section in SSC CGL Tier 1?

Total marks for General Intelligence and Reasoning section is 50 in SSC CGL Tier 1.