Reasoning Questions For DSSSB/HSSC Exam | 15th 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.

Q1. In a certain code CONQUER is written as MNBRQDT. How is STEAMER written in that code?

Q2. If ‘÷’ means ‘+’; ‘–‘ means ‘×’; ‘+’ means ‘–’ and ‘×’ means ‘÷’, then 14 – 4 × 7 ÷ 12 + 8 = ?
(a) 20
(b) 12
(c) 8
(d) None of these

How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by an even number and preceded by a symbol?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Directions (Q4-6): Study the following information to answer these questions:

Six books are kept one on top of the other. The History book is just above Accounting. The Maths book is between Punjabi and Urdu. English is between History and Punjabi.

Q4. Which book is between the Maths and English books?
(a) Urdu
(b) Accounting
(c) History
(d) Punjabi

Q5. Which book is at the bottom?
(a) Urdu
(b) Accounting
(c) Punjabi
(d) Cannot be determine

Q6. Which book is at the top?
(a) Accounting
(b) Punjabi
(c) Urdu
(d) Cannot be determine

Q7. Ashish leaves his house at 20 minutes to seven in the morning, reaches Kunal’s house in 25 minutes, they finish their breakfast in another 15 minutes and leave for their office which takes another 5 minutes. At what time do they leave Kunal’s house to reach their office?
(a) 7.40 am.
(b) 7.20 am.
(c) 7.45 am.
(d) 8.15 am.

Q8. A family consists of grand-mother, father, mother, four sons and their wives and one son and two daughters to each of the sons. How many females are there in all?
(a) 14
(b) 16
(c) 18
(d) 24

Q9. Daya has a brother, Anil. Daya is the son of Chandra. Bimal is Chandra’s father. In terms of relationship, what is Anil of Bimal?
(a) Son
(b) Grandson
(c) Brother
(d) Grandfather

Q10. Complete the series by replacing the question mark:
Q1F, S2E, U6D, W21C,?
(a) Y66B
(b) Y44B
(c) Y88B
(d) Z88B


S1. Ans.(d)

S2. Ans.(b)

S3. Ans.(a)

Ans (4-6)

S4. Ans.(d)
Punjabi book is between Maths and English books.

S5. Ans.(b)
Accounting book is at the bottom.

S6. Ans.(c)
Urdu book is on the top.

S7. Ans.(b)
Ashish leaves his house at 20 minutes to 7, i.e., 6.40 AM he reaches Kunal’s house at 6:40 + 0:25 = 7: 05 AM
They finished their breakfast and leave for their office at = 7:05 +0:15 = 7:20 AM

S8. Ans.(a)
Grandmother ⇒ 1 female
Mother ⇒ 1 female
Four wives of four sons ⇒ 4 females
Eight daughters ⇒ 8 females
There are 14 females in all.

S9. Ans.(b)
Anil is son of Chandra.
Bimal is father of Chandra.
So, Anil is grandson of Bimal.

S10. Ans.(c)

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