# Reasoning Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

Directions(1 to 4): Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
1. ______ : ignominy :: equity : fairness.
a) fame
b) shame
c) inequality
d) balance

2. decrescendo : ______ :: recession : economy.
a) crescendo
b) finance
c) boom
d) volume

3. pigeon : peace :: white flag: _______.
a) friendship
b) victory
c) war
d) surrender

4. lightweight : ______ :: sedan : automobile.
a) beam
b) boxer
c) heavyweight
d) traffic

5.  In a certain code, ‘REFRIGERATOR’ is coded as ‘ROTAREGIRFER’. Which words from the following would be coded as ‘NOITINUMMA’?
a) ANMOMIUTMI
b) AMNTOMUIIN
c) AMMUNITION
d) NMMUNITIOA

6. Choose out the odd one.
a) Papaya
b) Apples
c) Litchi
d) Orange

7. If water is called food, food is called tree, tree is called sky, sky is called wall, on which of the following grows a fruit ?
a) Water
b) Sky
c) Food
d) Tree

Directions (8-10): Find missing number from the given responses.
8.
3     4     9
2     5     2
6     7     ?
36 140  18
a) 7
b) 18
c) 12
d) 1

9.
5 4    9
6 3 ?
7 2 4
65 20  45
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

10.
1      3    7
5 12 14
25 ? 28
125 192 56
a) 64
b) 56
c) 48
d) 40

1. b, Shame is a synonym for ignominy, and equity is a synonym for fairness.

2. d. A decrescendo is a reduction in volume, and a recession is a reduction in the economy.

3. d, Pigeon is a symbol of peace and White Flag is a symbol of surrender.

4. b. Lightweight is a classification for a boxer, and sedan is a classification for an automobile.

5: c,

6: d, Orange is the only citrus fruit in the group.

7: b,

8: d,
3 × 2 × 6 = 36
4 × 5 × 7 = 140
Similarly,
9 × 2 × 1 = 18

9: a,
(6 + 7) × 5 = 65
(3 + 2) × 4 = 20.
(1+4) x 9= 45

10: c,
The sequence in first column is × 5. Thus, 1×5=5, 5×5=25, 25×5=125.
The sequence in third column is × 2. Thus, 7×2=14, 14×2=28, 28×2=56.
The sequence in second column is × 4.
∴ Missing number = 12 × 4 = 48.