# SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Quiz 3

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# SSC Selection Post Phase-VII Reasoning Ability Quiz 3

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

### Quiz

Directions(1- 5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code, “RING MONEY BAN JAR” is written as ‘24#G, 7%Y, 16\$N, 12@R’ “JAM ROUND BAT MONDAY” is written as ‘17@M, 28#D, 10\$T, 8%Y’ “MOUNTAIN BEAR RANDOM JUMP” is written as ‘21%N, 13\$R, 20#M, 15@P’ “RADIO JOKE BANGLE MUD” is written as ‘17#O, 26@E, 28\$E, 26%D’
1. The code for the word ‘RUN’ is
A. 8%N B. 8*N C. 17#N D. 16#N

Explanation - RUN – 16#N
R – #
No of letters – 3+(Reverse Alphabet order of N = 13) = 16
Last letter – N
2. The code ‘26#E’ denotes which of the following word?
A. RUDE B. REVERSE C. RUPEE D. RANDOM

Explanation - “26#E”– RUDE
R – #
Last letter – E
No of letters – 4+(Reverse Alphabet order of E = 22) = 26
3. Which of the following is the code for “MARK”?
A. 20%K B. 26%K C. 28!K D. 24!K

Explanation - M – %
Last letter – R
No of letters – 4+(Reverse Alphabet order of K = 16) = 20
4. In the following diagram the boys who are athletic and are disciplined are indicated by which number?
A. 1 B. 2 C. 10 D. 6

Explanation - The required number is 2.
5. In an organization of pollution control board, engineers are represented by a circle, legal experts by a square and environmentalist by a triangle. Who is most represented in the board as shown in the following figure ?
A. Environmentalists B. Legal Experts C. Engineers with legal background D. Environmentalists with Engineering background

Explanation - Environmentalists with Engineering background is most represented in the board.
Direction(1-2): In each of the following questions find out the alternative which will replace the question mark.
1. REASON : SFBTPO :: THINK : ?
A. SGHMJ B. UIJOL C. UHNKI D. UJKPM

Explanation -
2. Carbon : Diamond :: Corundum : ?
A. Garnet B. Ruby C. Pukhraj D. Pearl

Explanation - As Diamond is made of Carbon similarly Ruby is made of Corundum.
Direction(3-4): Each problem consists of three statements. Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false, or uncertain.
3. Tanya is older than Eric. Cliff is older than Tanya. Eric is older than Cliff. If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
A. true B. false C. uncertain D. None of these

Explanation - Because the first two statements are true, Eric is the youngest of the three, so the third statement must be false.
4. Blueberries cost more than strawberries. Blueberries cost less than raspberries. Raspberries cost more than strawberries and blueberries. If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
A. true B. false C. uncertain D. None of these

Explanation - Because the first two statements are true, raspberries are the most expensive of the three.
Direction(5): Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
5. Statement: Should India encourage exports, when most things are insufficient for internal use itself? Arguments: I. Yes. We have to earn foreign exchange to pay for our imports. II. No. Even selective encouragement would lead to shortages.
A. Only argument I is strong B. Only argument II is strong C. Either I or II is strong D. Neither I nor II is strong

Explanation - Clearly, India can export only the surplus and that which can be saved after fulfilling its own needs, to pay for its imports. Encouragement to export cannot lead to shortages as it shall provide the resources for imports. So, only argument I holds.
1. Choose the alternative which is closely resembles the water-image of the given combination.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

2. Identify the figure that completes the pattern.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Explanation -
Direction(3): In each of the following problems, a square transparent sheet (X) with a pattern is given. Figure out from amongst the four alternatives as to how the patter would appear when the transparent sheet is folded at the dotted line.
3. Find out from amongst the four alternatives as to how the pattern would appear when the transparent sheet is folded at the dotted line.
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

Direction(4): In each of the following questions you are given a combination of alphabets and/or numbers followed by four alternatives (1), (2), (3) and (4). Choose the alternative which is closely resembles the mirror image of the given combination.
4. Choose the alternative which is closely resembles the mirror image of the given combination
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4