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What is Reasoning Ability Test? A logical reasoning test is a form of psychometric testing that is widely used by corporate employers to help assess candidates during their recruitment process. 'Psychometric' is just a fancy way of saying 'measuring mental ability' and logical reasoning tests are designed to measure your non-verbal skills.
The article SSC JE Reasoning Ability Quiz 3 provides Reasoning Ability questions with answers useful to the candidates preparing for Competitive exams, Entrance exams, Interviews etc. The SSC JE Reasoning Ability section in Computer Based Examination contains 50 questions with 50 Maximum Marks (Each question carry 1 Mark). There will be negative marking and 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer. SSC JE Paper I scheduled to be conducted on 23rd Sep to 27th Sep 2019.

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Direction(1): In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. 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, follows from the given statements.
1. Statement: (I) Some authors are teachers (II) No teacher is a lady Conclusions: (I) Some teachers are not ladies (II) Some ladies are authors
    A. Conclusion I follows B. Conclusion II follows C. Neither I nor II follows D. Both I and II follows

Answer - Option A
Explanation -
2. Chandan is 2 years older than Ankit but 1 year younger than Sumit. Ankit is twice as old as Khushboo. If Khushboo's age is 25 years, what is the age (in years) of Sumit?
    A. 51 B. 53 C. 52 D. 55

Answer - Option B
Explanation - Khusboo age = 25 years
Ankit,s age = 2 [latex]\times[/latex]25 = 50 years
i.e, Chandan's age = Ankit,s age + 2
= 50 + 2 = 52
i.e, Sumit's age = Chandan's age + 1
= 52 + 1 = 53 years
Direction(3-5): Read the information given below carefully and answer the question that follows.
There are eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H who are sitting around a circular table facing towards the centre of the table. B sits third to the left of E. F sits 2nd to the left of G and 2nd to the right of H. D sits third to the left of G. A is not the immediate neighbour of D and G
3. Who among the following sits opposite to A?
    A. G B. B C. C D. E

Answer - Option B
Explanation [3-5]-
4. Who among the following sits 2nd to the right of E?
    A. A B. B C. D D. H

Answer - Option D
5. Who among the following sits third to the left of B?
    A. H B. E C. D D. C

Answer - Option A
Direction(1-2): A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
1. BDE, HJK, NPQ, ?

Answer - Option B
Explanation - +6 series
2. RQ, ST, VU, WX, ?
    A. ZY B. OP C. YZ D. PO

Answer - Option A
Explanation -
3. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series. 9, 1331, 18, 121, 27, ?
    A. 19 B. 11 C. 17 D. 13

Answer - Option B
Explanation -
4. Sanmitra walked 8 m towards the north. He turned to his right and walked 16 m , then he turned to his left and walked 5 m and again he turned to his left and walked 16 m . In which direction is he from his starting point?
    A. South B. East C. North D. West

Answer - Option C
Explanation -
So, he is in North from starting point.
5. Find the number of triangles in the figure
    A. 12 B. 10 C. 18 D. 16

Answer - Option C
Explanation - 18 is correct answer
1. In this question, choose one word which cannot be formed from the letters of the given word. COMMUNICATION
    A. Motion B. Union C. National D. Common

Answer - Option C
Direction(2): Read the paragraph carefully and determine the main point the author is trying to make. What conclusion can be drawn from the argument? Each paragraph is followed by five statements.One statement supports the author's argument better than the others do.
2. One New York publisher has estimated that 50,000 to 60,000 people in the United States want an anthology that includes the complete works of William Shakespeare. And what accounts for this renewed interest in Shakespeare? As scholars point out, his psychological insights into both male and female characters are amazing even today. This paragraph best supports the statement that
    A. Shakespeare's characters are more interesting than fictional characters today. B. people even today are interested in Shakespeare's work because of the characters C. academic scholars are putting together an anthology of Shakespeare's work D. New Yorkers have a renewed interested in the work of Shakespeare

Answer - Option B
Explanation - The last sentence in the paragraph clearly gives support for the idea that the interest in Shakespeare is due to the development of his characters. Choice a is incorrect because the writer never makes this type of comparison. Choice c is wrong because even though scholars are mentioned in the paragraph, there is no indication that the scholars are compiling the anthology. Choice d is wrong because there is no support to show that most New Yorkers are interested in this work. There is no support for choice e either.
Direction(3): Figure out the relationship in a given question is to make up a sentence that describes the relationship between the first two words. Then, try to use the same sentence to find out which of the answer choices completes the same relationship with the third word.
3. Optimist is to cheerful as pessimist is to
    A. aware B. ignorant C. miserable D. tolerant

Answer - Option B
Explanation - Elated is the opposite of despondent; enlightened is the opposite of ignorant.
4. Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.
    A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Answer - Option D
Explanation -
Direction(5): Each question presents a situation and asks you to make a judgment regarding that particular circumstance. Choose an answer based on given information.
5. Eileen is planning a special birthday dinner for her husband's 35th birthday. She wants the evening to be memorable, but her husband is a simple man who would rather be in jeans at a baseball game than in a suit at a fancy restaurant. Which restaurant below should Eileen choose?
    A. Alfredo's offers fine Italian cuisine and an elegant Tuscan decor. Patrons will feel as though they've spent the evening in a luxurious Italian villa. B. Pancho's Mexican Buffet is an all-you-can-eat family style smorgasbord with the best tacos in town C. The Parisian Bistro is a four-star French restaurant where guests are treated like royalty. Chef Dilbert Olay is famous for his beef bourguignon D. Marty's serves delicious, hearty meals in a charming setting reminiscent of a baseball clubhouse in honor of the owner,Marty Lester, a former major league baseball all-star

Answer - Option D
Explanation - Since Eileen's husband does not enjoy fancy restaurants, choices a and c can be ruled out. Choice b, although casual, doesn't sound as though it would be the kind of special and memorable evening that Eileen is looking for. Choice d, which is owned by a former baseball star and is described as "charming" and "reminiscent of a baseball clubhouse", sounds perfect for Eileen's husband, who is described as a baseball fan and a man with simple tastes.

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