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# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB Exam: 29th June 2018 (Solutions)

Directions (1-2): 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?
Q1. m _ n m _ n _ a n _ a _ m a _
(a) a m a m m n
(b) a a m n a n
(c) a m m a n m
(d) a a m m n n
Q2. w w _ x _ x _ y y z z _
(a) w z x y
(b) w x x z
(c) w x y z
(d) x w z w
Q5. Given that 25th February 2008 is Monday, what day is 2nd March of 2008?
(a) Tuesday
(b) Saturday
(c) Sunday
(d) Monday
Q6. A is the mother of D and sister of B. B has a daughter C who is married of F. G is the husband of A. How is G related to D?
(a) uncle
(b) husband
(c) son
(d) father
Q7. Sheela is Ravi’s sister-in-law. Ram is Ravi’s brother. Ram’s wife is Sheela. Deepa is Ravi’s sister. Deepa’s mother is Shanthi. How is Sheela related to Shanthi?
(a) Mother-in-law
(b) Daughter-in-law
(c) Granddaughter
(d) Daughter
Directions (8-9): In each of the following questions, from the given alternatives select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.

Q8. ‘GEOGRAPHY’
(a) GRAB
(b) REAP
(c) ROPE
(d) HOPE

Q9. ‘AROMATHERAPY’
(a) PARROT
(b) MOTHER
(c) TRAUMA
(d) RATHER
Directions (10):Which one of the following numbers is wrong and does not follow the pattern in the given series?
Q10. 2     3     6     18     109     1944     209952
(a) 3
(b) 6
(c) 18
(d) 109
Solutions:
S3. Ans.(b)
Sol.
?=1664/64=26
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol.
?=(3 –2 –4+3)+(3/4–5/12–5/11+5/22)
=(198 –110 –120+60)/264
=28/264
=7/66
S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. 2008 was a Leap year.
26th → Tuesday
27th → Wednesday
28th → Thursday
29th → Friday
1st → Saturday
2nd → Sunday
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. G is the husband of A. A is the mother of D.
Hence, G is the father of D.
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Shanthi is mother of Ravi. Ram and Deepa.
Sheela is the wife of Ram.
Therefore, Sheela is the daughter-in-law of Shanthi.
S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. There is no ‘B’ letter in the given word.
S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. There is no ‘U’ letter in the given word.
S10. Ans.(d)
Sol.
Given series :
2×3=6
3×6=18
18×6=108≠109
108×18=1944