# Reasoning Questions For DSSSB/HSSC Exam | 16th 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.

Q1. Find the missing term.
1, 3, 9, 31, 129, ____
(a) 343
(b) 451
(c) 651
(d) 543

Q2. Find the odd one out
(a) 125
(b) 25
(c) 3375
(d) 625

Q3. Complete the pattern.

Q4. In a code, CORNER is written as GSVRIV. How can CENTRAL be written in that code?
(a) DFOUSBM
(b) GIRXVEP
(c) GNFJKER
(d) GNJFKER

Q5. Choose the odd one out.

Q6. A compass was damaged and its needle turned in such a manner that the pointer which was showing west is now showing south. Raja went towards geographical east as per the above compass. In which direction did he want to go?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South

Q7. Priya travel 5 km east and then 15 km towards he right. She then travel 12 km to her left and then 8 km towards her right finally she travelled 6 km by turning 180 degree and then stops. How far is she from the starting point in vertical direction?
(a) 29 km
(b) 21 km
(c) 17 km
(d) 23 km

Q8. Which year will have the same calendar as that of 2013?
(a) 2018
(b) 2019
(c) 2020
(d) 2024

Q9. Choose the right option as per the pattern.

Q10. If ‘+’ means ‘÷’, ‘÷’ means ‘×’, ‘×’ means ‘–’, ‘–’ means ‘+’, then (75 × 25)  ÷ 2 + 50 – 10 =?
(a) 16.67
(b) 12
(c) 977.5
(d) 20

Solutions

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.
1
1 × 1 + 2 = 3
3 × 2 + 3 = 9
9 × 3 + 4 = 31
31 × 4 + 5 = 129
129 × 5 + 6 = 651

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.
Except 3375, other are perfect squares

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol.

Here, geographical East as per given compass is actually south direction.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol.

Vertically Priya is 17 km away from her starting point.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol.
(75 × 25) ÷ 2 + 50 – 10 signifies
(75 – 25) × 2 ÷ 50 + 10
= 50 × 2 ÷  50 + 10
= 50×2/50+10
= 2 + 10
= 12

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