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# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB Exam (Solutions)

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below is given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Q1. Statements:
All stars are poles.
All poles are darks.
Some darks are nets.
All nets are days.
Conclusions:
I. Some nets are stars.
II. some darks are stars.
III. Some days are darks.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) All I, II and III follow

Q2. Statements:
Some moons are weeks.
Some weeks are years.
All years are boxes.
All boxes are trains.
Conclusions:
I. Some trains are weeks.
II. Some boxes are weeks.
III. Some trains are moons.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) All, I, II and III follow

Q3. Statements:
Some stones are rocks.
All rocks are rivers.
All rivers are points.
Some points are cards.
Conclusions:
I. Some cards are stones.
II. Some rivers are stones.
III. Some cards are rivers.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
Q4. Statements:
All wolfs are rats.
All rats are glasses.
Some glasses are plates.
Some plates are carpets.
Conclusions:
I. Some plates are wolfs.
II. Some glasses are wolfs.
III. Some carpets are rats.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows

Q5. Statements:
All times are jungles.
All jungles are hours.
All hours are buildings.
All buildings are villages.
Conclusions:
I. Some villages are hours.
II. Some buildings are jungles.
III. Some hours are times.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) All I, II and III follow
Q6. When Anuj saw Manish, he recalled, “He is the son of the father of my daughter’s mother.” Who is Manish to Anuj?
(a) Brother-in-law
(b) Brother
(c) Cousin
(d) Uncle
Q7. A girl introduced a boy as the son of the daughter of the father of her uncle. The boy is girl’s
(a) Brother
(b) Son
(c) Uncle
(d) Son-in-law
Q8. Pointing to a man in a photograph, a woman said, “His brother’s father is the only son of my grandfather.” How is the woman related to the man in the photograph?
(a) Mother
(b) Aunt
(c) Sister
(d) Daughter
Q9. If ‘orange’ is called ‘butter’, ‘butter’ is called ‘soap’, ‘soap’ is called ‘ink’, ‘ink’ is called ‘honey’ and ‘honey’ is called ‘orange’, which of the following is used for washing clothes?
(a) Honey
(b) Butter
(c) Orange
(d) Ink
Q10. If, in a language, ‘finger’ is called ‘toe’, ‘toe’ is called ‘foot’, ‘foot’ is called ‘thumb’, ‘thumb’ is called ‘ankle’, ankle’ is called ‘palm’ and ‘palm’ is called ‘knee’, then in that language, what will an illiterate man put to mark signatures?
(a) Toe
(b) Knee
(c) Thumb
(d) Ankle
Solutions:
S6.Ans.(a)
Sol. Anuj’s daughter’s mother – Anuj’s wife; Anuj’s wife father – Anuj’s father-in-law;
Father-in-law’s son – Anuj’s brother-in-law. So, Manish is Anuj’s brother-in-law.
S7.Ans.(a)
Sol. Daughter of uncle’s father – Uncle’s sister – Mother; Mother’s son – Brother.
S8.Ans.(c)
Sol. Only son of woman’s grandfather – Woman’s father; Man’s brother‘s father – Man’s father.
So, the woman is man’s sister.
S9.Ans.(d)
Sol. Clearly, ‘soap’ is used for washing the clothes. But, ‘soap’ is called ‘ink’. So, ‘ink’ is used for washing the clothes.
S10.Ans.(d)
Sol. Clearly, an illiterate man puts his ‘thumb’ to mark his signatures. But, as given, ‘thumb’ is called ‘ankle’. So, an illiterate man will put his ‘ankle’ to mark his signatures.