# SSC JE Reasoning Ability Quiz 5

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# SSC JE Reasoning Ability Quiz 5

### Introduction

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 5 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.

### Quiz

Direction(1-2): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:
If ‘A () B’ means ‘B is the mother of A’ If ‘A of B’ means ‘B is the father of A’ If ‘A ÷ B’ means ‘B is the sister of A’ If ‘A × B’ means ‘B is the brother of A’ If ‘A + B’ means ‘B is the daughter of A’ If ‘A − B’ means ‘B is the son of A’
1. If ‘T – P ÷ Q’ is given, then how is Q related to T?
A. Brother B. Aunt C. Uncle D. Daughter

Explanation - Let first decode the given symbols and then draw a family tree.

Now draw family tree using following notations:

'T - P ÷ Q' means P is son T, Q is sister of P.

Hence, Q is daughter of T.
2. What does ‘L () M ÷ N’ means?
A. M is the sister of N. B. N is the sister of M. C. M is the niece of N. D. Both (1) and (2)

Explanation - 'L () M ÷ N means M is mother of L, N is sister of M.

Hence, M and N are both sisters
3. From his house, Lokesh went 15 km to the North. Then he turned west and covered 10 km. Then he turned south and covered 5 km. Finally turning to the east, he covered 10 km. In which direction is he from his house?
A. East B. West C. North D. South

Explanation -
Therefore, it is clear that he is in the North from his house
4. Sachin walks 20 km towards North. He turns left and walks 40 km. He again turns left and walks 20 km. Finally he moves 20 km after turning to the left. How far is he from his starting position?
A. 20 km B. 30 km C. 50 km D. 60 km

Explanation -
Required distance = 40 - 20 = 20 km
5. Statements: Some bats are owls. All owls are walls. No wall is a rose. Conclusions: I. All bats being walls is a possibility II. All roses being bats is a possibility
A. If only conclusion I follows. B. If only conclusion II follows C. If either conclusion I or II follows. D. If both conclusions I and II follow

Explanation -
1. How many triangles are there in this figure?
A. 10 B. 12 C. 14 D. 16

2. There are 45 trees in a row. The lemon tree is 20th from right end. What is the rank of lemon tree from left end?
A. 26th B. 24th C. 25th D. 27th

Explanation - Rank of lemon tree from left end
= 45 – 20 + 1 = 26th
3. In the following question, by using which mathematical operators will the expression become correct? 14 ?2 ?4 ?6 ? 4
A. ×, ÷, > and × B. ÷, ×, > and × C. ÷, +, = and × D. ÷, +, > and ×

Explanation - 14 ÷ 2 × 4 > 6 × 4
7 × 4 > 24
28 > 24
4. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, e.g., ‘B’ can be represented by 21, 32 etc. and ‘W’ can be represented by 97, 89 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘SAINT’.
A. 00, 56, 20, 68, 76 B. 11, 67, 31, 57, 12 C. 22, 78, 20, 02, 44 D. 33, 67, 42, 00, 99

Explanation -
5. In the following question, select the number which can be placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given alternatives.
A. 53 B. 56 C. 59 D. 66

Explanation - 56 × 3 = 168
56 × [latex]{3}^{2}[/latex] = 504
56 × [latex]{3}^{3}[/latex] = 1512
1. AB, BC, CD, DE, EF ?
A. GH B. FE C. FG D. IJ

Explanation - AB, BC, CD, DE, EF, FG
2. If 18 (9) 3 and 36 (30) 5, then what is the value of A in 19 (A) 18?
A. 33 B. 57 C. 75 D. 96

Explanation - (18 × 3) ÷ 6 = 9
(36 × 5) ÷ 6 = 30
(19 × 18) ÷ 6 = 57
3. In the following question, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
A. 19 B. 16 C. 15 D. 17

Explanation - (1 + 11) × (11 - 1) = 120
(2 + 7) × (7 - 2) = 45
(3 + 5) × (5 - 3)=16
4. In the following figure, triangle represents teachers, square represents merchants and circle represents social workers. Which number space represents Teachers who are social workers?
A. 3 B. 2 C. 4 D. 5