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# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB Exam 2017

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, different letters stand for various symbols as indicated below:
S : Subtraction
T : Multiplication
U : Division
V : Equal to
W : Greater than
X : Less than
Out of the four alternatives given in these questions, only one is correct according to the above letter symbols. Identify the correct one.
Q1.
(a) 16 T 2 R 4 U 6 X 8
(b) 16 R 2 S 4 V 6 R 8
(c) 16 T 2 U 4 V 6 R 8
(d) 16 U 2 R 4 S 6 W 8
Q2.
(a) 20 U 4 R 4 X 2 T 3
(b) 20 S 4 U 4 V 2 T 3
(c) 20 T 4 U 4 U 2 X 3
(d) 20 R 4 U 4 S 2 W 3
Q3.
(a) 15 U 5 R 3 V 2 T 3
(b) 15 U 5 W 3 R 2 T 3
(c) 15 S 5 T 3 X 2 R 3
(d) 15 R 5 U 3 V 2 R 3
Q4.
(a) 24 U 3 R 2 S 2 W 8
(b) 24 S 3 X 2 T 2 U 8
(c) 24 R 3 S 2 X 2 T 8
(d) 24 U 3 T 2 V 2 T 8

Q5.
(a)30 R 6 U 2 W 4 T 3
(b) 30 S 6 S 2 X 4 T 3
(c) 30 S 6 U 2 U 4 V 3
(d) 30 U 6 R 2 W 4 T 3

Q6. From the given words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word: ALTERNATIVES
(a) ALTER
(b) NATIVES
(c) NET
(d) NATIONAL

Q7. In this question, a word has been given followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find that word:
PERPETUATION
(a) RETAIN
(b) REPUTATION
(c) PIPETTE
(d) RETENTION

Q8. Find the odd word pair from the given alternatives.
(a) High,Up
(b) Past,Present
(c) Often,Seldom
(d) Fresh,Stale

Q9. Find the odd letters from the given alternatives.
(a) AOU
(b) EOI
(c) UIE
(d) ALO

Q10. Find the odd letters from the given alternatives.
(a) EHJ
(b) JML
(c) PSR
(d) VYX

Solutions:
S1.Ans.(b)
Sol.Using the proper notations in (b), we get the statement as:
16 + 2 – 4 = 6 + 8 or 14 = 14, which is true
S2.Ans.(d)
Sol.Using the proper notations in (d), we get the statement as:
20 + 4 ÷ 4 – 2 > 3 or 19 > 3, which is true.
S3.Ans.(a)
Sol.Using the proper notations in (a), we get the statement as:
15 ÷ 5 + 3 = 2 × 3 or 6 = 6, which is true.
S4.Ans.(d)
Sol.Using the proper notations in (d), we get the statement as:
24 ÷ 3 × 2 = 2 × 8 or 16 = 16, which is true.
S5.Ans.(a)
Sol.Using the proper notations in (a), we get the statement as:
30 + 6 ÷ 2 > 4 × 3 or 33 > 12, which is true.
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. NATIONAL cannot be formed.
S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. There is no twice “N” in PERPETUATION, So RETENTION cannot be formed.
S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Except option (a), in all pairs both are antonym of each other.
S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. Except ALO, all are vowels.
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Except EHJ, all letters follow pattern +3, -1