# SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Quiz 1

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# SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Quiz 1

### Introduction

Reasoning is an important section in the employment related competitive exams in India. In particular, exams like RRB, SSC, IES, IAS, UPSC, IBPS, SBI, SIB, Insurance, IDBI and other bank related employment exams have Reasoning questions along with Quantitative Aptitude. The Reasoning section primarily has questions related to the Syllogism, Directions, and Inequality , etc. This article presents SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Quiz 1 for acing the SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Examination.

### Quiz

Direction: In each of the following questions, arrange the given words in a meaningful sequence and thus find the correct answer from alternatives.
Q1. Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.
1. Never 2. Sometimes 3. Generally 4. Seldom 5. Always A. 5, 2, 1, 3, 4 B. 5, 2, 4, 3, 1 C. 5, 3, 2, 1, 4 D. 5, 3, 2, 4, 1 Answer: D

Q2. Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.
1. Index 2. Contents 3. Title 4. Chapters 5. Introduction A. 2, 3, 4, 5, 1 B. 3, 2, 5, 1, 4 C. 3, 2, 5, 4, 1 D. 5, 1, 4, 2, 3 Answer: C

Q3. Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.
1. Income 2. Status 3. Education 4. Well-being 5. Job A. 1, 2, 5, 3, 4 B. 1, 3, 2, 5, 4 C. 3, 1, 5, 2, 4 D. 3, 5, 1, 2, 4 Answer: D

Q4. Look at this series: 2, 1, (1/2), (1/4), ... What number should come next?
A. (1/3) B. (1/8) C. (2/8) D. (1/16) Answer: B

Explanation: This is a simple division series; each number is one-half of the previous number. In other terms to say, the number is divided by 2 successively to get the next result. 4/2 = 2 2/2 = 1 1/2 = 1/2 (1/2)/2 = 1/4 (1/4)/2 = 1/8 and so on.
Q5. Look at this series: 7, 10, 8, 11, 9, 12, ... What number should come next?
A. 7 B. 10 C. 12 D. 13 Answer: B

Explanation: This is a simple alternating addition and subtraction series. In the first pattern, 3 is added; in the second, 2 is subtracted.
Direction: In these series, you will be looking at both the letter pattern and the number pattern. Fill the blank in the middle of the series or end of the series. Q1. SCD, TEF, UGH, ____, WKL
A. CMN B. UJI C. VIJ D. IJT Answer: C

Q2. FAG, GAF, HAI, IAH, ____
A. JAK B. HAL C. HAK D. JAI Answer: A

Q3. ELFA, GLHA, ILJA, _____, MLNA
A. OLPA B. KLMA C. LLMA D. KLLA Answer: D

Directions: In each of the following questions, a word is represented by only one set of numbers that are given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in the two given matrices. The column and row of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and those of Matrix II from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by row and then the column number e.g. in the matrices for questions 1 to 5, K can be represented by 65, 77, etc. H can be represented by 30, 11, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the correct set for the word given in each question.

Q4. LEAST
A 85, 01, 00, 40, 41 B 32, 21, 44, 87, 44 C 10, 34, 21, 32, 97 D 00, 66, 33, 20, 34 Answer: A

Explanation: L → 59, 66, 78, 85, 97 E → 01, 13, 20, 32, 44 A → 00, 12, 24, 31, 43 S → 02, 14, 21, 33, 40 T → 03, 10, 22, 34, 41 LEAST → 85, 01, 00, 40, 41
5. POLAR
A. 66, 31, 95, 33, 43 B. 86, 97, 24, 88, 11 C. 79, 87, 59, 31, 76 D. 00, 86, 32, 89, 57 Answer: C

Explanation: P → 55, 67, 79, 86, 98 O → 56, 68, 75, 87, 99 L → 59, 66, 78, 85, 97 A → 00, 12, 24, 31, 43 R → 57, 69, 76, 88, 95 POLAR → 79, 87, 59, 31, 76
Direction(1-3): Study the following figure and answer the questions given below.
Q1. By which letter, the married teachers who live in a joint family are represented?
A. R B. Q C. S D. P Answer: B

Q2. By which letter, the married people who live in a joint family but not are school teachers are represented?
A. R B. U C. S D. P Answer: C

Q3. By which letter, the people who live in a joint family but are neither married nor teachers are represented?
A. T B. R C. Q D. S Answer: A

Q4. In a certain code, INSTITUTION is written as NOITUTITSNI. How is PERFECTION written in that code?
A. NOICTEFREP B. NOITCEFERP C. NOITCEFRPE D. NOITCEFREP Answer: C

Q5. In a certain code, RIPPLE is written as 613382 and LIFE is written as 8192. How is PILLER written in that code?
A. 318826 B. 318286 C. 618826 D. 328816 Answer: B