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# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB Exam: 12th June 2018 (Solutions)

Q1. Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?
1. House
2. Palace
3. Bungalow
4. Hut
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4
(b) 2, 3, 1, 4
(c) 3, 2, 1, 4
(d) 4, 1, 3, 2

Q2. Arrange the following in ascending order:
1. Centimetre
2. Kilometre
3. Decimetre
4. Metre
(a) 1, 3, 4, 2
(b) 2, 4, 3, 1
(c) 3, 1, 2, 4
(d) 4, 2, 1, 3
Directions (3-4): In each of the following questions, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it.
Q3. m _ m _ a m _ a _
(a) amam
(b) ammm
(c) amaa
(d) mama
Q4. a _ b a _ b _ b _ a _ b
(a) abaab
(b) aabba
(c) bbabb
(d) abbab
Directions (5-7): In each of the following question, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
Q5. ICE, JDF, KEG, LFH, ?
(a) MIG
(b) MHG
(c) MGI
(d) HHI
Q6. EFGH, MNOP, QRST, ?
(a) QRTS
(b) VLMN
(c) UVWX
(d) JIKH
Q7. BY, GT, LO, ?, VE
(a) PJ
(b) QJ
(c) QK
(d) QP

Q8. If ‘+’ means ‘divided by’ ‘-’ means ‘add’, ‘×’ means ‘minus’ and ‘/’ means ‘multiplied by’, what will be the value of the following expression?
[{(5 × 10) – (16/4)} + (15 – 9)]/0
(a) 120
(b) 30
(c) 108
(d) 0
Q9.  In this question, four groups of letters are given. Three of them are alike in a certain way while one is different. Select the one which is different.
(a) PRTV
(b) MOQS
(c) CEGI
(d) HJMO
Q10. If RED is coded as 4518, then how would GREEN be coded?
(a) 1655178
(b) 1455187
(c) 1366187
(d) 1566178
Solutions:
S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Meaningful order of words:
S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Ascending order:
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Using the correct symbols, we have:
Given expression =
[{(5 – 10) + (16 × 4)} ÷ (15 + 9)] × 0 = 0
S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. All other groups consist of alternate letters.
S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Clearly, the order of letters in the word is reversed and then each letter is replaced by the numeral denoting its position in the English alphabet.
RED -> DER -> 4/5/18 -> 4518
GREEN -> NEERG -> 14/5/5/18/7 -> 1455187