# SSC MTS Reasoning Ability Quiz 1

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# SSC MTS Reasoning Ability Quiz 1

### 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 MTS Reasoning Ability Quiz 1 provides Reasoning Ability questions with answers useful to the candidates preparing for Competitive exams, Entrance exams, Interviews etc. The SSC MTS Reasoning Ability section in Computer Based Examination contains 25 questions with 25 Maximum Marks (Each question carry 1 Mark). There will be negative marking and 0.25 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer. SSC MTS Tier I scheduled to be conducted on 02.08.2019 to 06.09.2019 & Tier II exam is scheduled to be conducted on 17.11.2019.

### Quiz

1. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word, HONESTY
A. NEST B. HONED C. HOST D. HONEY

Explanation -
HONED word cannot be formed by HONESTY because D letter is not present in the HONESTY.
2. From the given alternative words, select the word which can be formed using the letters of the given word. DETERMINATION
A. DECLARATION B. NATIONAL C. TERMINATED D. DEVIATION

Explanation -
TERMINATED word can be formed by using the given word DETERMINATION
Direction(3-4): Study the following figure and answer the questions given below

3. How many persons can speak English and Hindi both the languages only ?
A. 5 B. 8 C. 7 D. 18

Explanation -
Number of persons who can speak English and Hindi both only is 5.
4. How many persons can speak Marathi and Telugu both ?
A. 10 B. 11 C. 13 D. 16

Explanation -
6 + 7 = 13.
5. In each of the following questions find out the alternative which will replace the question mark. Ice : Coldness :: Earth : ?
A. Weight B. Jungle C. Gravitatism D. Sea

Explanation -
As effect of Ice is coldness similarly the effect of Earth is gravitation.
1. A person started walking from point A towards South direction. After walking 10 m he took a right turn and walked 5m. He then took a left turn and walked 5m. He again took a right turn and walked 3m meters and stopped at point B. Now how far and in which direction was he from starting point?
A. 10 m South B. 15m North-east C. 17m South-west D. 13m South

Explanation -

2. A man starts from point P, walks 5 m towards North, then takes a left turn and walks for 10 m. He then takes a left turn and walks for 14 m before taking a left turn again and walks for further 7 m then finally takes a left turn and walks 5 m to reach point Q. How far and towards which direction should the person walk to reach at point P again?
A. 5m, West B. 7m, North-East C. 6m, East D. 5m, North-East

Explanation -

3. Ice : Coldness :: Earth : ?
A. Weight B. Jungle C. Gravitatism D. Sea

Explanation -
As effect of Ice is coldness similarly the effect of Earth is gravitation.
4. The total of the ages of Amar, Akbar and Anthony is 80 years. What was the total of their ages three years ago ?
A. 71 years B. 72 years C. 74 years D. 77 years

Explanation -
Required sum = (80 - 3 x 3) years = (80 - 9) years = 71 years.
5. Two bus tickets from city A to B and three tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 77 but three tickets from city A to B and two tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 73. What are the fares for cities B and C from A ?
A. Rs. 4, Rs. 23 B. Rs. 13, Rs. 17 C. Rs. 15, Rs. 14 D. Rs. 17, Rs. 13

Explanation -
Let Rs. x be the fare of city B from city A and Rs. y be the fare of city C from city A.
Then, 2x + 3y = 77 ...(i) and
3x + 2y = 73 ...(ii)
Multiplying (i) by 3 and (ii) by 2 and subtracting, we get: 5y = 85 or y = 17.
Putting y = 17 in (i), we get: x = 13.
Directions (1-3): What will come in place of (?) in the following number series?
1. 8, 7, 11, 12, 14, 17, 17, 22, ?
A. 27 B. 20 C. 22 D. 24

Explanation -
Two series are there. i.e. (8, 11, 14, 17, 20) and (7, 12, 17, 22) increasing by 3 and 5
2. 11, 29, 83, 245, 731, ?
A. 2193 B. 2139 C. 2389 D. 2219

Explanation -
Series is × 3 - 4
So, ? = 731 × 3 - 4 = 2189
3. 5, 7, 17, 55, 225, 1131, ?
A. 6973 B. 6379 C. 7639 D. 6793

Explanation -
Series is as, × 1 + 2, × 2 + 3, × 3 + 4, × 4 + 5, × 5 + 6, × 6 + 7
? = 1131 × 6 + 7 = 6793
Directions (4-5): Each of these questions is based on the following information:
There are seven members in a family A, B, X, Y, U, V, and R, among them only two are married couples. B is daughter in law of U. V is grandmother of Y. R is sister in law of U. A has two children X and Y. V and R are siblings. B has no son.
4. Who among the following is son of R’s brother in law?
A. Y B. X C. A D. B

Explanation [4-5]-

5. How is X related to A’s mother?
A. Grandson B. Granddaughter C. Son D. Daughter

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