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Reasoning Questions For DSSSB Exam
The reasoning is the most scoring section in any competitive exam. It also develops or nourishes our critical thinking skills as compared to other subjects. In DSSSB, KVS, HSSC Exam, as a student to score well in this part, you have to start your preparation now because there is negative marking as well. The more you have prepared, the better you score.

Directions (1-2): In each of the following question two/three statements are given followed by two/four conclusions I, II, III and IV. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements.

Q1. Statements:

1. Some books are mobiles.
2. Some calculators are mobiles.
Conclusions:

I. Some mobiles are calculators.
II. Some mobiles are books.

(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Both conclusions I and II follow
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follows

Q2. Statements:

a. No flower is a pot.
b. No pot is a garden.
Conclusion:

I. No flower is a garden.
II. All gardens are pots.
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Both conclusions I and II follow
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follows

Directions (3 – 4): In each of the following questions, if a mirror is placed on the line xy, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Q4.Question Figure

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Q5. How many squares are there in this figure?

(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 7
Q6. In the below diagram, the rectangle represents males, the circle represents actors and the triangle represents singers. Which numbered area represents male singers?

(a) 8
(b) 6
(c) 5
(d) 3
Q7. For the given set of elements: Keyboard, function keys, letter-keys
Which figure given below will best represent the relationship among these three elements?

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Q8. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the questions figure?

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Q9. Based on the relationship that exists between the first pair of figure, select the figure for the second from the answer figures?

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Q10. In the following question, a piece of paper is folded, and cut as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures indicate how it will appear when opened.

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Solutions
S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Both the Premises are Particular Affirmative (I-type).
No Conclusion follows from the two Particular Premises.
Conclusion I is the Converse of the second Premise.
Conclusion II is the converse of the first Premise.
S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Both the Premises are Universal Negative (E-type).
No Conclusion follows from the two negative Premises.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.
S5. Ans.(b)
Sol.

The squares are: ABCD, IJKL, EFGH, EIML, IFJM, MJGK, LMKH,
There are seven squares.
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. The number5 ‘3’ is common to rectangle and triangle only.
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Function keys are different from letter keys but both are parts of keyboard.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. From first figure to second figure the triangle and the square interchange positions and the arrow is inverted.
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol.

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