# SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Quiz 2

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# SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Quiz 2

### 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 2 for acing the SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Examination.

### Quiz

Direction(1-3): Each of the following questions consists of two sets of figures. Figures A, B, C and D constitute the Problem Set while figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 constitute the Answer Set. There is a definite relationship between figures A and B. Establish a similar relationship between figures C and D by selecting a suitable figure from the Answer Set that would replace the question mark (?) in fig. (D).
1. Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?). Problem Figures:
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation - The combination of two symbols placed at the lower-right corner, rotates 90oCW and moves to the Upper-right corner. Also, the combination of two symbols placed at the upper-left corner, moves to the lower-right corne
2. Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?). Problem Figures:
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation - The figure gets divided into eight equal parts.
3. Select a suitable figure from the Answer Figures that would replace the question mark (?). Problem Figures:
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 5

Explanation - The inner element enlarges to become the outer element while the outer element reduces in size, turns black and becomes the inner element.
Direction(4-5): Look carefully for the pattern, and then choose which pair of numbers comes next.
4. 28 25 5 21 18 5 14
A. 11 5 B. 10 7 C. 11 8 D. 5 10

Explanation - This is an alternating subtraction series with the interpolation of a random number, 5, as every third number. In the subtraction series, 3 is subtracted, then 4, then 3, and so on.
5. 8 11 21 15 18 21 22
A. 25 18 B. 25 21 C. 25 29 D. 24 21

Explanation - This is an alternating addition series, with a random number, 21, interpolated as every third number. The addition series alternates between adding 3 and adding 4. The number 21 appears after each number arrived at by adding 3.
Direction(1-2): In each of the following questions, find out which of the answer figures (1), (2), (3) and (4) completes the figure matrix ?
1. Select a suitable figure from the four alternatives that would complete the figure matrix.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation - The third figure in each row comprises of parts which are not common to the first two figures.
2. Select a suitable figure from the four alternatives that would complete the figure matrix.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation - In each row, the second figure is obtained from the first figure by adding two mutually perpendicular line segments at the centre and the third figure is obtained from the first figure by adding four circles outside the main figure.
Direction(3-5): In each of the following questions, you are given a figure (X) followed by four alternative figures (1), (2), (3) and (4) such that figure (X) is embedded in one of them. Trace out the alternative figure which contains fig. (X) as its part.
3. Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation -
4. Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation -
5. Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation -
Direction(1-3): Study the information below and answer the following question: –
In a certain code language, ‘CUT DAFTLY FUN EARSH’ is written as “&23T, \$31Y, *17N, #13H” ‘CAW DOLL FLIGHT ENMEW’ is written as “&26W, \$16L, *26T, #28W” ‘CON DEERS FEAR EMETIN’ is written as “&17N, \$24S, *22R, #20N” ‘FLIPPY CAR EASER EGG’ is written as “*31Y, &21R, #23R, #10G”
1. Which of the following is the code for “FAIR”?
A. *22R B. *13R C. #15R D. \$13R

Explanation - First Position – F = *
Last Position – R
Middle Position – 18 + 4 = 22
2. Which of the following denotes # symbol?
A. C B. D C. E D. F

Explanation - # – E.
3. The code ‘#24T’ denotes which of the following word?
A. Egg B. Eagle C. Elephant D. Edit

Explanation - First Position – symbol denotes first letter = (E-#)
Middle Position – 20 + 4 = 24; Last Position – T
Direction(4): Each of these questions given below contains three elements. These elements may or may not have some inter linkage. Each group of elements may fit into one of these diagrams at (A), (B), (C), (D) and/or (E). You have to indicate the group of elements which correctly fits into the diagrams.
4. Which of the following diagrams indicates the best relation between Judge, Thieves and Criminals ?
A. B. C. D.