# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB/HSSC Exam | 8th November 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.

Q3. A bus form Mysore leaves every forty minutes form a bus stand. An inquiry clerk told Raju that the bus had already left ten minutes ago and the next bus will leave at 10.50. a. at what time did the enquiry clerk give this information to Raju?
(a) 10.50 a.m.
(b) 10.35. a.m.
(c) 10.30. a.m.
(d) 10.20. a.m.
Q4. In a certain code, language, ‘2, 3, 4’ means ‘bright little boy’, ‘1, 4, 5’ means ‘tall big boy’ and ‘6, 3, 7’ means ‘beautiful little flower’. Which numerical in that language means ‘bright’?
(a) 7
(b) 2
(c) 6
(d) 5
Q5. Which letter should replace the question mark in the following series?
G H J M ? V
(a) Q
(b) P
(c) O
(d) R
Q6. Vikas starts walking straight towards East. After walking 75 metres he turns to the left and walks 25 metres straight. Again he turns to the left, walks a distance of 40 metres straight, again he turns to the left and walks a distance of 25 metres. How far he is from the starting point?
(a) 140m.
(b) 50m.
(c) 115m.
(d) 35m.
Q7. If the first and the second letter in the word “accordance” were interchanged, also third and the fourth letter, the fifth and the sixth letters and so on, which of the following would be the 7th letter from the right?
(a) c
(b) d
(c) e
(d) r
Q8. Which of the following words cannot be formed using the letter of the word “QUALIFICATION”?
(a) LIFT
(b) LATE
(c) FICTION
(d) FAIL
Q9. In the below given series how many 7’s are preceded by 5 and followed b 2?
9 7 5 3 1 4 5 7 2 6 0 8 5 7 3 4 9 6 3 2 6 5 2 1 5 7 3 8?
(a) 3
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 4

Q10. If ‘×’ means ‘÷’, ‘–’ means ‘+’ and ‘+’ means ‘×’:
5 + 4 – 18 × 3 =?
(a) –34
(b) 6
(c) 14
(d) 26
Solutions
S1. Ans.(d)
Sol.
S2. Ans.(b)
Sol.
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol.
Interval between the two bus departure = 40 min
Time passed after bus departure = 10 min
So, time left in bus arrival = 40 – 10
= 30 min
Time of next bus arrival = 10.50 am
So, present time = 10.50 – 30 min
= 10.20 am
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.
‘1, 2, 3’ means “bright little boy” …(1)
‘1, 4, 5’ means ‘tall big boy” …(2)
‘6, 3, 7’ means “beautiful little flower” …(3)
From (1) and (2) we get 1 means boy …(4)
From 1 and (3) we get 3 means little …(5)
And, form (1), (4) and (5) we get 2 means bright.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol.
7 preceded by 5 and followed by 2 will make the number 572.
It is only once in the series.
S10. Ans.(d)
Sol.
As per the question
5 + 4 – 18 × 3 means 5 × 4 + 18 ÷ 3
So, 5 × 4 + 18 ÷ 3 = 5 × 4 + 6
= 20 + 6
= 26

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