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# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB Exam (Solutions)

Q1. Saraswati pointing to a photograph and said, “She is the sister of the father of my only son”. How is the lady in photograph related to Saraswati?
(a) Sister-in-law
(b) Aunt
(c) Sister
(d) Data is insufficient
S1.Ans.(a)
Sol.
Q2. ‘Benevolent’ is related to ‘kind’, in the same way as ‘alluring’ is related to
(a) Brave
(b) Beautiful
(c) Arrogance
(d) Intelligent
Ans.(b)
Sol. ‘Benevolent’ is the synonym of ‘kind’.
Similarly, ‘alluring’ and ‘Beautiful’ are synonyms.
Q3. In this question, one term in the number series is wrong. Find out the wrong term.
0.5, 0.25, 1.25, 6.25, 3.125
(a) 1.25
(b) 3.125
(c) 6.25
(d) 0.25
Q4. If ‘917’ stands for ’my parents sweet’, ‘6314’ stands for ‘parents loves their child’ and ‘245’ stands for ‘love you mom’, which word would mean ‘Child’?
(a) 3
(b) 1
(c) either 3 or 6
(d) 4
S4.Ans.(c)
Sol.
‘917’ -> ’my parents sweet’ ……(i)
‘6314’ -> ‘parents love their child’ ……..(ii)
‘245’ -> ‘love you mom’ …….(iii)
In (i) and (ii), the common code is ‘1’
So, ‘1’-> ‘parents’
In (ii) and (iii), the common code is ‘4’
So, ‘4’-> ‘love’
Thus, in (ii), ‘6’/’3’ -> ‘their’/’child’
Q5. The question follow contain a set of three figures X, Y and Z showing a sequence of folding of a piece of paper. Fig. (Z) shows the manner in which the folded paper has been cut These three figures are followed by four answer figures from which you have to choose a figure which would most closely resemble the unfolded form of fig. (Z).
S5.Ans.(b)
Directions (6-7): In each of the following questions, four numbers are given. Out of these, three are alike in a certain way but the rest one is different. Choose the one which is different from the rest three.
Q6.
(a) 385
(b) 572
(c) 671
(d) 427
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. In all other numbers, the middle digit is the sum of the other two.
Q7.
(a) 7851
(b) 6432
(c) 5789
(d) 1325
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Each of the numbers except 6432, is an odd number.

Q8. If ‘×’ means ‘÷’, ‘-’ means ‘×’, ‘÷’ means ‘+’ and ‘+’ means ‘-’ then
45 ÷ 5 + 6 × 3 – 1 = ?
(a) 65
(b) 50
(c) 48
(d) 20
S8.Ans.(c)
Sol. After changing signs according to the question, the new equation will be:
45 + 5 – 6 ÷ 3 × 1
50 – 2
=48

Q9. In this question, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern.
(a) 248-231
(b) 547-563
(c) 71-55
(d) 517-523
S9.Ans.(a)
Sol. 248 – 231 = 17
563 – 547 = 16
71 – 55 = 16
523 – 517 = 06
Except in the number pair 248 – 231, in all other number pairs, the difference between the two numbers is an even number.
Q10. Which of the following set is similar to given set: (49, 25, 9)
(a) (36, 16, 4)
(b) (36, 25, 16)
(c) (39, 26, 13)
(d) (64, 27, 8)
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Each set contains squares of three alternate natural numbers in reverse order.