# Reasoning Questions For HSSC Exam | 23rd 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.
Directions (Q1-3): In each of the following questions select the related letters/word/ number from the given alternatives.
Q1. SHOE : NCJZ : : REWA : ?
(a) MZRV
(b) CAAR
(c) WJBF
(d) CITY
Q2. Jewelry: Gold :: Furniture : ?
(a) Wood
(b) Paint
(c) Table
(d) Tree
Q3. Author: Novel : : Choreographer : ?
(a) Make – up
(b) Dance
(c) Music
(d) Picture
Directions (Q4) : In the following questions would be one of the given responses would be a meaningful of the following ?
Q4. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary:
1. Genuine
2. Genesis
3. Gender
4. Gentle
5. General
(a) 3, 5, 2, 4, 1
(b) 2, 5, 3, 1, 4
(c) 4, 5, 3, 2, 1
(d) 1, 5, 4, 3, 2
Q5. A person’s present age is two-fifth of the age of his mother. After 8 years, he will be one-half of the age of the age of his mother. How old is the mother at present?
(a) 40 years
(b) 48 years
(c) 32 years
(d) 36 years
Q6. K is more beautiful than B. B is not as beautiful as Y. J is not as beautiful as B or Y. Whose beauty is in the least degree?
(a) B
(b) J
(c) Y
(d) K
Q7. Raghu and Babu are twins. Babu’s sister is Reema. Reema’s husband is Rajan. Raghu’s mother is Lakshmi. Lakshmi’s husband is Rajesh. How is Rajesh related to Rajan?
(a) Father-in-law
(b) Cousin
(c) Uncle
(d) Son-in-law
Directions (Q8) : In the following questions, from the given alternatives select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
Q8. ‘REMEMBERANCE’
(a) NUMBER
(b) EMBRACE
(c) REMEMBER
(d) MEMBERANE
Q9. If DREAM is coded as 78026 and Child is coded as 53417, how can LEADER be coded?
(a) 102087
(b) 102780
(c) 102078
(d) 102708
Q10. H rat is called dog, dog is called mongoose, mongoose is called lion, lion is called snake and snake is called elephant, which is reared as a pet?
(a) Mongoose
(b) Lion
(c) Rat
(d) Dog
Solutions

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Gold is used to make jewelry. Similarly, wood is used to make furniture.
S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. One who writes novel is called author. Similarly, Choreographer organizes dance.
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Arrangement of words as per dictionary:

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. Reema is the daughter of Rajesh and Lakshmi.
Therefore, Rajesh is the father- in- law of Rajan
S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. There is no ‘U’ letter in the given word.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Dog is reared as a pet. Here, dog has been called mongoose.