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Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has announced a notification for the recruitment of Social Security Assistant Posts for the enrollment of 2189. The aspirants of EPFO SSA Notification will get the complete details of EPFO SSA Notification related important dates, and Vacancies. Candidates, can check the information related EPFO Notification through the Official Website.
Preliminary Examination is important to qualify for the Mains Examination. SPLessons has made a sincere effort to provide a list of Reasoning Ability related questions through the article EPFO SSA Reasoning Ability Quiz 1.

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1. 50, ?, 150, 240, 375, 577.5
    A. 90 B. 60 C. 80 D. 75 E. 95

2. 16, 22, 42, 84, 156, ?
    A. 255 B. 250 C. 280 D. 266 E. 215

3. Thermometer: Temperature :: Barometer : ?
    A. strain B. stress C. pressure D. force E. None of these

4. Energy : Joule :: Force: ?
    A. Second B. Kilogram C. Newton D. Pascal E. None of these

5. A man walks 5 km toward south and then turns to the right. After walking 3 km he turns to the left and walks 5 km. Now in which direction is he from the starting place?
    A. West B. South C. North-East D. South-West E. None of these

Answers and Explanations
1. Answer - Option A
Explanation -

2. Answer - Option D
Explanation -

3. Answer - Option C
Explanation -
Thermometer is used to measure to Temperature similarly Barometer is used to measure Pressure
4. Answer - Option C
Explanation -
Energy is measured in joule similarly force is measured in Newton
5. Answer - Option D
Explanation -

Hence required direction is South-West
Directions(1-2): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code, ‘make security in theme lists’ is written as ‘jo ti tis su nic’, ‘India make old regime’ is written as ‘die min tip ti’, ‘old lists with correction’ is written as ‘za tis die kee’, and ‘theme curbs regime’ is written as ‘tip ba nic’.
1. What is the code for ‘security’ ?
    A. jo B. ti C. tis D. su E. Can’t be determined

2. What does ‘za’ stand for?
    A. old B. lists C. correction D. with E. Either with or correction

3. A survey conducted by weapons watchdog, the Small Arms Survey, has revealed that 85% of the world’s 1 billion firearms are owned by the civilians. The survey further claimed that military stockpiles own for 13% and law enforcement agencies account for 2% of the total. The survey also stated that over the past 10 years, the number of firearms increased by 17%. The Small Arms Survey, has revealed that the most of the world’s 1 billion firearms are owned by the civilians.
    A. The assumption is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows the statement of facts given. B. The assumption is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. C. The data is inadequate i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the assumption is likely to be true or false. D. The assumption is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. E. The assumption is ‘definitely false’ i.e. if the inference is not simply be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.

4. Statements: Should a rapist be sentenced to life imprisonment in India? Arguments: I. Yes, there is an enormous increase in incidence of rape and crime against women all over India and the existing provisions for punishment are not so stringent that the cases of rape can be reduced. II. Yes, punishment for rape should be serve as the rape victim suffers for her entire life.
    A. If only argument I is strong B. If only argument II is strong C. If neither argument I nor II is strong D. If both arguments I and II are strong E. If either argument I or II is strong

5. Pointing to Kamal,Sheeba said , “ His mother’s brother is the father of my son Akilesh”. How is Kamal related to Sheeba?
    A. Niece B. Nephew C. Aunt D. Sister-in-law E. None of these

Answers and Explanations
1. Answer - Option E
Explanation -
Only 1 code contains security, and also ‘in’ not present in any codes, so for ‘security in’ – jo su
2. Answer - Option E
Explanation -
‘za’ present in only one, and then ‘old’ and ‘lists’ present in one one more.
3. Answer - Option A
Explanation -
It can be clearly concluded that the civilians own the most number of world’s firearms. And also the number of firearms owned has increased over the past 10 years. So, option 1 is the correct solution.
4. Answer - Option D
Explanation -
Argument I is strong as rape cases increases alarmingly in India and punishment for this crime is not so strict in our country. Argument II is also strong as rapist also suffers the pain which rape victims suffers for her entire life.
5. Answer - Option B
Explanation -
Father of Sheeba’s son : Sheeba’s husband
Kamal: Sister son of Sheeba’s husband. Hence Kamal is Sheeba’s Nephew.
Direction(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight friends – P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting around a circular table. All of them are facing the centre. Each of them likes different subjects i.e. Economics, Statistics, English, History, Geography, Biology, Chemistry and Physics but not necessarily in the same order.
S likes Physics. R and T are immediate neighbours of each other. The one who likes Geography sits to the immediate left of Q. The one who likes biology sits second to the right of the one likes Statistics. The one who likes Chemistry is an immediate neighbour of the one who likes History. W is second to the right of U. Q is sitting second to the left of U. Neither R nor T likes History. The one who likes Physics is an immediate neighbour of U. R is second to the right of the one who likes Economics. There are only three people sits between the one who likes Physics and P. Only one person sits between the one who likes History and P. The one who likes Statistics is to the immediate right of the one who likes History.
1. Who among the following likes English?
    A. Q B. P C. R D. S E. None of these

2. In the arrangement, how many persons are there between U and T?
    A. Five B. Two C. Three D. Four E. None of these

3. Which of the following statement is true about V?
    A. V is an immediate neighbour of P B. The immediate neighbor of V are R and T C. V is third to the right of the person who likes Biology D. None of the given statements is true E. V sits opposite to R, who likes Geography

4. Who among the following sits third to the right of S?
    A. The person who likes Statistics B. The person who likes Economics C. The person who likes Physics D. Can’t be determined E. None of these

5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
    A. S, R B. R, P C. Q, R D. S, V E. V, P

Answers and Explanations
1. Answer - Option A
2. Answer - Option C
3. Answer - Option E
4. Answer - Option A
5. Answer - Option C
Explanation [1-5]-

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