# SSC CPO Reasoning Ability Quiz 3

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# SSC CPO Reasoning Ability Quiz 3

### Introduction

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### Quiz

Direction(1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions carefully.
P, Q, R, S, T and U having birthdays in different months namely, January, April, May, October, November and December. Q have his birthday in the month which has 30 days. There is only one birthday between S’ birthday and Q’s. There are birthday of two person between P’s birthday and S’s birthday. T’s birthday is not in January, but after R’s birthday. U’s birthday is in the month which has 31 days, after T’s birthday. P is born after S.
1. The Birthday month for P is?
A. January B. November C. October D. April E. None of these

2. Which one of the following does not belong to the group?
A. P B. T C. S D. U E. R

3. Which one of the following statement is not true?
A. The month in which P born is after T. B. The month in which Q born is before U. C. The month in which T born is before Q. D. None of the statement is true. E. The month in which U born is October.

4. If P is related to November in a certain way, T is related to January in a certain way, how does the person U belongs to?
A. October B. May C. November D. December E. April

5. How many months are there between the birthday months of S and P?
A. One B. Six C. Three D. None E. Immediate

Explanation [1-5]-
• Q have his birthday in the month which has 30 days. (So Q can be at two places: April or November)

• There is only one birthday between S’ birthday and Q’s. (For both cases S can be at October or May)

• P is born after S. (This will eliminate first case)

• There are birthday of two person between P’s birthday and S’s birthday.

• T’s birthday is not in January, but after R’s birthday. U’s birthday is in the month which has 31 days, after T’s birthday.

Month Person
January R
April T
May S
October U
November Q
December P

Direction(1-3): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

1. What should come next in the following series based on the above arrangement? RΩZ, 7&+, 4@K, 2E#?
A. 8 U * B. © X L C. 8 M 9 D. © 8 9 E. M D W

2. If all the symbols are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be eleventh from the right end?
A. M B. 3 C. D D. Q E. N

3. How many such letters are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a symbol?
A. None B. One C. Two D. Three E. More than three

Direction(4-5): The question has three statements followed by two conclusions which are numbered as I, and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
4. Statements: All songs are words. No word is a letter. No letter is a page. Conclusions: I. All pages can never be words. II. Some songs are pages.
A. If only conclusion I follow. B. If only conclusion II follows. C. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. D. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. E. If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

5. Statements: All fruits are birds. All owers are birds. No ower is color. Conclusions: I. No bird is a color. II. Some birds are colors.
A. If only conclusion I follow. B. If only conclusion II follows. C. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. D. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. E. If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

Explanation -
The series shows first two terms and the last term from the above series. Then next two terms and second last term from the above series and so on. Thus © X L will come next in the series.
Hence Option B is correct
Explanation -
If all the symbols are dropped from the above arrangement the new one will be :
R742EX8UMDQ3N6A5W9LKZ
Thus 11th from the right end is Q
Hence Option D is correct
Explanation -
There are 2 such letters in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a symbol. They are 2E © and 3N%.
Hence Option C is correct
Explanation -

Neither I nor II is follows.
Hence, option D.
Explanation -

Either I or II is follow.
Hence, option C.
Direction(1-5): Study the information given below and answer the questions based on it.
L, P, Q, R, S, T and W are sitting in a straight line facing North.
a) P sits fourth to the left of L and L sits second to the left of Q. b) R, who is not an immediate neighbour of L, sits to the immediate right of S. c) T sits second to the left of W.

1. Which of the following pairs sit at the extreme corners of the line?
A. S, L B. P, Q C. W, Q D. S, T E. None of these

2. How many persons sit between R and W?
A. None B. One C. Two D. Three E. Four

3. What is the position of L with respect to S?
A. Third to the left B. Third to the right C. Immediately to the right D. Fourth to the left E. Immediately to the left

4. Four of the following ve are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
A. PR B. ST C. LQ D. LR E. TW

5. If all the persons are made to sit in alphabetical order from left to right, the positions of how many will remain unchanged as compared to the original seating positions?
A. None B. One C. Two D. Three E. Four

Explanation -
P sits fourth to the left of L and L sits second to the left of Q.
P---_---_---_---L---_---Q
R, who is not an immediate neighbour of L, sits to the immediate right of S.
P---S---R---_---L---_---Q
T sits second to the left of W.
P---S---R---T---L---W---Q
P and Q sit at the extreme corners of the line.
Hence, option B is the correct response.
Explanation -
P---S---R---T---L---W---Q
Two persons T and L sit between R and W.
Hence option C is correct.
Explanation -
P---S---R---T---L---W---Q
L is third to the right of S.
Hence option B is correct.