General Reasoning SSC CGL 2010 Tier I First Shift

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Reasoning is important section for SSC CGL exam for Government Job. This section evaluates candidates ability to understand the pattern and analogy between numbers, letters and words. This section needs lots of practice. Best Coaching institutes for SSC CGL and other government jobs provide coaching which helps students to identify the pattern and sequence. Online Practice helps students to evaluate the level of preparation and identify their area of improvement. 



SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Previous Year Solved Paper - 2010
Reasoning
Directions (1-8): In each of the following questions, select the related letters/word/number from the given alternatives.

Question 1. ACEG : SUWY :: BDFH : ?
(a) TVZX
(b) RTZV
(c) TVXZ
(d) RTVZ

Question 2. M/AC : N/AD :: O/AE : ?
(a) P/AF
(b) Q/AB 
(c) P/AC
(d) R/AD

Question 3. 5 : 27 :: 9 : ?
(a) 83
(b) 81
(c) 36
(d) 18

Question 4. 6 : 11 :: 11 : ?
(a) 6
(b) 17
(c) 20
(d) 30

Question 5. ABE : 8 :: KLO : ?
(a) 37
(b) 39
(c) 38
(d) 36

Question 6. Sty : Pig : : Byre : ?
(a) Eagle
(b) Cow
(c) Tiger
(d) Hen

Question 7. Patrol : Security : : Insurance : ?
(a) Money
(b) Policy
(c) Savings
(d) Risk

Question 8. ADBC : EHFG :: ILJK : ?
(a) MOPN
(b) MPNO
(c) ORPQ
(d) MPON

Directions (9-14): In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three responses.

Question 9. Select the one which is different from the other three responses.
(a) 25,36
(b) 144, 169
(c) 100, 121
(d) 9,64

Question 10. Select the one which is different from the other three responses.
(a) Heat
(b) Light
(c) Bulb
(d) Electricity

Question 11. Select the one which is different from the other three responses.
(a) Wave
(b) Current
(c) Tide
(d) Storm

Question 12. Select the one which is different from the other three responses.
(a) X
(b) Y
(c) H
(d) D

Question 13. Select the one which is different from the other three responses.
(a) ZKXJ
(b) CMAL
(c) TGRF
(d) FRTK
 
Question 14. Select the one which is different from the other three responses.
(a) ABJNM
(b) QRTUZ
(c) IXYOQ
(d) WFGOP

Question 15. Arrange the following words according to the dictionary ?
1. Inventory
2. Involuntary
3. Invisible
4. Invariable
5. Investigate

(a) 4, 2, 5, 3, 1
(b) 4, 5, 1, 3, 2
(c) 2, 5, 4, 1, 3
(d) 4, 1, 5, 3 2

Question 16. Find the next two letters in the given series. B C E H L ? ?
(a) XY
(b) MN
(c) QW
(d) OP

Question 17. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ?
a_ b_ a_ _n_bb_abbn
(a) abnabb
(b) bnbban
(c) bnbbna
(d) babban

Question 18. Find out a set of numbers amongst the four sets of numbers given in the alternatives, which is the most similar to the numbers given in the question. Given : (6, 30, 90)
(a) 6, 42, 86
(b) 7, 42, 218
(c) 6, 24, 70
(d) 8, 48, 192

Question 19. Which one number is wrong in the given series?
126, 98, 70, 41, 14
(a) 98
(b) 70
(c) 126
(d) 41

Question 20. Arrange the following in the meaningful/logical order
1. Exhaust
2. Night
3. Day
4. Sleep
5. Work

(a) 1,3,5,2,4
(b) 3,5, 1,4,2
(c) 3, 5, 1, 2, 4
(d) 3, 5, 2, 1, 4

Directions (21-24): In each of the following questions, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

Question 21. 3, 4, 7, 11, 18, 29, _?__
(a) 31
(b) 39
(c) 43
(d) 47

Question 22. AGMSY, CIOUA, EKQWC,_?__, IOUAG, KQWCI
(a) GMSYE
(b) FMSYE
(c) GNSYD
(d) FMYES

Question 23. 975, 864, 753, 642, _?__
(a) 431
(b) 314
(c) 531
(d) 532

Question 24. 8, 24, 12 _?__ 8,54
(a) 28
(b) 36
(c) 46
(d) 38

Question 25. Ashok’s mother was 3 times as old as Ashok 5 years ago. After 5 years she will be twice as old as Ashok. How old is Ashok today ?
(a) 10 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 20 years
(d) 25 years

Question 26. M is the son of P. Q is the grand ­daughter of 0 who is the husband of P. How is M related to O?
(a) Son
(b) Daughter
(c) Mother
(d) Father

Question 27. In a row of boys, Srinath is 7th from the left and Venkat is 12th from the right. If they interchange their positions, Srinath becomes 22nd from the left. How many boys are there in the row ?
(a) 19
(b) 31
(c) 33
(d) 34

Question 28. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word
Given : IMPASSIONABLE

(a) IMPASSABLE
(b) IMPOSSIBLE
(c) IMPASSIVE
(d) IMPASSION

Question 29. Only one meaningful word can be formed by rearranging the letter of the given jumbled word. Find out that word.
Given : MUSPOPAPOTIH
(a) METAMORPHIC
(b) PHILANTHROPIST
(c) HIPPOCAMPUS
(d) HIPPOPOTAMUS

Question 30. Which number is wrong in the given series ?
1, 9, 25, 50, 81
(a) 1
(b) 25
(c) 50
(d) 81

Question 31. A bus leaves Delhi with half the number of women as men. A Meerut, ten men get down and live women get in. Now there are equa number of men and women. Ho many passengers boarded the bus initially at Delhi ?
(a) 36
(b) 45
(c) 15
(d) 30

Question 32. If the day before yesterday was Sunday, what day will it be three days after the day after tomorrow
(a) Sunday
(b) Monday
(c) Wednesday
(d) Saturday

Directions (33): In the following question, one statement is given followed by two assumptions 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 assumptions, if any, follow from the given statement.

Question 33. Statement: Politicians become rich by the votes of the people.
Assumptions: I. People vote to make politician rich.
II. Politicians become rich by their virtue.
(a) Only I is implicit
(b) Only II is implicit
(c) Both I and II are implicit
(d) Both I and II are not implicit

Directions (34): In the following question, two statements P and Q are given followed by four conclusions I II, III and IV. You have to consider the two statements to be true even if the seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide whit of the given conclusions, if any, folio the given statements.

Question 34. Statements:
P. All men are women.
Q. All women are crazy. Conclusions
I. All men are crazy.
II. All the crazy are men.
III. Some of the crazy are men.
IV. Some of the crazy are women

(a) None of the conclusions follow
(b) All the conclusions follow
(c) Only I, III and IV follow
(d) Only II and III follow

Question 35. If HOSPITAL is written as 32574618 in a certain code, how would POSTAL be written in that code?
(a) 752618
(b) 725618
(c) 725168
(d) 725681

Question 36. Find the missing number from the given responses.
173   (24)   526
431   (18)   325
253   (?)     471
(a) 22
(b) 42
(c) 30
(d) 06

Question 37. After interchanging ÷ and +, 12 and 18, which one of the following equations becomes correct?
(a) (90 x 18) + 18 = 60
(b) (18 +6) ÷ 12 = 2
(c) (72 =18) x 18 = 72
(d) (12 + 6) x 18 = 36

Question 38. If SPARK is coded as TQBSL, what will be the code for FLAME ?
(a) GMBNF
(b) GNBNF
(c) GMCND
(d) GMBMF

Question 39. Find out the correct answer for the unsolved equation on the basis of the given equations.
If 6*5 = 91
8 * 7 = 169
10*7 = 211
then 11 * 10 = ?

(a) 331
(b) 993
(c) 678
(d) 845

Question 40. A child is looking for his father. He went 90 metres in the east before turning to his right. He went 20 metres before turning to his right again to look for his father at his uncle’s place 30 metres from this point. His father was not here. From here he went 100 metres to his north before meeting his father in a street. How far did the son meet his father from the starting point?
(a) 90 m
(b) 100 m
(c) 260 m
(d) 140 m

Question 41. In the following question, A stands for any of the mathematical signs at different places, which are given as choices under each question. Select the choice with the correct sequence of signs which when substituted makes the question as a correct equation.
24 D 4 D 5 D 4
(a) × + =
(b) = × +
(c) + × =
(d) = + ×

Question 42. What is the number missing from the third target?
5 9 15
16 29 ?
49 89 147
(a) 45
(b) 48
(c) 51
(d) 54

Question 43. In a classroom, there are 5 rows, and 5 children A, B, C, D and E are seated one behind the other in 5 separate rows as follows: A is sitting behind C, but in front of B. C is sitting behind E. D is sitting in front of E. The order in which they are sitting from the first row to the last is
(a) DECAB
(b) BACED
(c) ACBDE
(d) ABEDC

Question 44. Little wooden cubes each with a side of one inch are put together to form a solid cube with a side of three inches. This big cube is then painted red all over on the outside. When the big cube is broken up into the original little ones, how any cubes will have paint on two sides ?
(a) 4
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 0

Question 45. K is a place which is located 2 km away in the north-west direction from the capital P. R is another place that is located 2 km away in the south-west direction from K. M is another place and that is located 2 km away in the north-west direction from R. T is yet another place that is located 2 km away in the south-west direction from M. In which direction is T located in relation to P ?
(a) South-west
(b) North-west
(c) West
(d) North

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