# SSC CHSL Reasoning Questions with Answers

SSC CHSL Reasoning Questions with Answers for SSC 12th level combined recruitment exam and other intermediate level Government Recruitment competitive exams.

Ques. Matricide : Mother : : Homicide : ?
(a) Human being
(b) Children
(c) Father
(d) Apes

Ans. (a)

How to solve (next 4 questions): A flat wilderness area has four widely separated shelters F, G, W and X that are connected by exactly four straight trails – Q, R, S and T – that are equal to each other in length and connect the shelters in the following ways :
Q connects F and W only
R connects G and W only
S connects F and G only
T connects G and X only
The shelters are at the end of the trails.

Ques. Which of the following is the order in which a Honey Singh , starting at F, using only trails and using no trail more than once, must reach the other shelter?
(a) G, W, X
(b) W, G, X
(c) W, X, G
(d) X., G, W

Ans. (b)

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Ques. If a Honey Singh is at X and wants to reach F by a sequence of trails no longer than necessary, there are how many trail sequences of minimal length from which to choose?
(a) one
(b) two
(c) three
(d) four

Ans. (a)

Ques. If a Honey Singh restricts her-shelf to the trails, any of the following is possible sequence in which full lengths of trails are hiked EXCEPT
(a) Q, S, R, T, S
(b) R, Q, S, R, Q
(c) S, T, T, R, Q
(d) T, R, R, T, T

Ans. (a)

Ques. Victory : Encouragement : : Failure : ?
(b) Defeat
(c) Anger
(d) Frustration

Ans. (d)

Ques. If a Honey Singh walks the full length of each trail exactly once, which of the following lists all those shelters and only those shelters at which the Honey Singh must be exactly twice?
(a) G
(b) F and G
(c) G and W
(d) G and X

Ans. (a)

Ques. How many such pairs of digits are there in number ‘36725918″ each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when the digits are arranged in descending order within the number ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Ans. (d)

Ques. In a certain code language ‘tree is very beautiful’ is written as ‘ka na da ta’ and this is strong tree’ is written as ‘na pa sa ka’. How is ‘beautiful’ written in that code language ?
(a) da
(b) ta
(c) sa

Ans. (d)

Ques. Heart : Cardiology
(a) Brain : Psychology
(b) History : Histology
(c) Civics : Polity
(d) Fossils : Palaeontology

Ans. (d)

Ques. A can do a piece of work in 25 days. A does the work for 5 days only and leaves the job. B does the remaining work in 4 days. How many days B alone can do the work?
(a) 5 days
(b) 15 days
(c) 9 days
(d) None of these

Ans. (a)

Directions: In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclu­sions numbered I. II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically following given statements disre­garding commonly known facts.

Ques. Statements:
All petals are trees. All trees are gardens. All roads are gardens.
Conclusions :
II. Some gardens are trees.
III. Some gardens are petals.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) All I, II and III follow

Ans. (b)

Ques. Statements:
All keys are locks. No lock is toy. All bags are toys.
Conclusions:
I. No bag is key.
II. Some bags are keys.
III. Some toys are keys.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follow
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows

Ans. (b)

Ques. Statements:
Some days are nights. Some nights are months Some months are years.
Conclusions:
I. Some years are nights.
II. Some months are days.
III. No year is night.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only either I or III follows

Ans. (d)

Ques. Statements:
All cycles are tyres. Some tyres are wheels. All wheels are buses.
Conclusions :
I. Some buses are tyres.
II. Some wheels are tyres.
III. Some buses are cycles.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only 1 and III follow
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) All I, II and III follow

Ans. (a)

Ques. Statements:
Some dogs are cats. Some cats are horses. All horses are tigers.
Conclusions :
I.   Some tigers are cats.
II.  Some horses are dogs.
III. Some tigers are dogs.
(a)  None follows
(b)  Only I follows
(c)  Only II follows
(d)  Only III follows

Ans. (b)

Ques. Statements:
All ropes are sticks. Some sticks are hammers. Some hammers are lakes.
Conclusions:
I. Some lakes are ropes.
II. Some hammers are ropes.
III. Some lakes are sticks.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows

Ans. (a)

Ques. Bird : Wings
(a) Whale : Water
(b) Dog : Lungs
(c) Car : Wheels
(d) Pen : Paper

Ans. (c)

Ques. A piece of work was to be completed in 40 days, a number of men employed upon it did only half the work in 24 days, 16 more men were then set on, and the work was completed in the specified time, how many men were employed at first?
(a) 16 men
(b) 32 men
(c) 24 men
(d) 48 men

Ans. (b)

Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight friends E, F, G, H, J, L, M and N are sitting around a circle facing the centre. E sits fourth to the right of F. H sits second of the left of F. J sits third to right of M and M is not an immediate neighbour of H. G is not an immediate neighbour of E and N sits second to left of G.

Ques. In which of the following groups of people is the third person sitting exactly in the middle of the first and the second persons?
(a) HLE
(b) MGL
(c) MFJ
(d) HFN

Ans. (d)

Ques. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) EN
(b) FL
(c) ME
(d) LH

Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of M ?
(a) LE
(b) JH
(c) LG
(d) FG

Ans. (c)

Ques. Starting from E, if all the friends are made to sit in the alphabetical order of their names in the anticlockwise direction, the positions of how many (except E) will remain unchanged ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Ans. (b)

Ques. Who sits third to the right of F ?
(a) J
(b) L
(c) H
(d) M

Ans. (b)

Ques. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a number and not immediately preceded by a number ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Ans. (d)

Ques. Soap is related to Wash in the same way as Broom is related to ————
(a) Clean
(b) Dust
(c) Sweep
(d) Floor

Ans. (c)

Ques. Amar can do a piece of work in 15 days. When he had worked for 3 days, Sameer joined him and the remaining work was finished in 8 days. In how many days can Sameer alone finish the whole work?
(a) 30 days
(b) 27 days
(c) 20 days
(d) 24 days

Ans. (a)