Reasoning Questions For DSSSB/HSSC Exam | 22nd October 2019

The reasoning is the most scoring section in any competitive exam. It also develops or nourishes our critical thinking skills as compared to other subjects. In DSSSBKVSAPS Exam as a student to score well in this part, you have to start your preparation now because there is negative marking as well. The more you have prepared, the better you score.

Directions (Q1-2): Find the missing term in the series.
Q1. 22, 21, 23, 22, 24, 23,?
(a) 26
(b) 24
(c) 25
(d) 23

Q2. B₂CD, ____, BCD₄, B₅CD, BC₆D.
(a) BCD₃
(b) B₂C₂D
(c) BC₃D

Q3. Select the suitable figure to complete the pattern.

Q4. In a certain code ‘TREAD’ is written as ‘7%#94’ and ‘PREY’ is written as ‘$%#8’.
How is ‘ARTERY’ written in the code?
(a) 9#7%#8
(b) 9#%7#8
(c) 9%7#%8
(d) 9%#7%8

Q5. Which diagram best describes the relation between Doctors, Artists, Men?

Q6. How many dots will be present on the face which is opposite to the face having three dots, when the figure is folded to form a cube? 

(a) 6
(b) 4
(c) 1
(d) 5

Q7. Snake is to Cobra as Flower is to
(a) Petal
(b) Rose
(c) Smell
(d) Plant

Q8. Pride is to Lion as School is to
(a) Teacher
(b) Student
(c) Fish
(d) Books

Q9. How may pentagons?

(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 6

Q10. Reaching the place of meeting 20 minutes before 8:50 A.M., Rajesh found himself 30 minutes earlier than the person who came 40 minutes late. When was the scheduled time of meeting?
(a) 8:10 A.M.
(b) 8:20 A.M.
(c) 8.35 A.M.
(d) 8:45 A.M.


S1. Ans.(c)

S2. Ans.(c)
BCD is kept constant, only the numbers are shifting to the next alphabet in increasing order.

S3. Ans.(c)

S4. Ans.(c)

S5. Ans.(a)
If all the three items are related to each other to some extent but not completely, then they are shown by the diagram

Here, some doctors may be men and viceversa, some artists may be men ad viceversa, some doctors may be artists and viceversa.

S6. Ans.(d)
Here, all the faces are going to touch three except five.
∴ five will be opposite to three.

S7. Ans.(b)

S8. Ans.(c)
Pride is a group of lions.
School is a group of fish.
* ‘Shaol’ is also a group of fish.

S9. Ans.(d)

S10. Ans.(b)
Reaching time of Rajesh = 8:50 – 20
= 8:30 A.M.
Rajesh is late by = 40 – 30
= 10 minutes
Time of meeting = 8:30 – 10
= 8:20 A.M.

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