# Reasoning Question for SSC CHSL 2018

Directions (Q. 1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each. In row 1, A, B, C, D and E are sitting and all of them are facing south. In row 2, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting and all of them are facing north. In the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. Moreover, each of them belongs to different countries – Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Belgium, Japan, India, Romania, Indonesia, Iran and Russia but not necessarily in the same order.
There are only two persons sitting between the Australian, who sits at an extreme end, and E. P, who sits in the middle of the row, is not an immediate neighbour of Q, who is not a Russian.
T is sitting at an extreme end. E, a Japanese, sits on the immediate right of the person from Brazil and faces the immediate neighhour of Q. B is not sitting at the extreme left end. P is not from Iran.
There is only one person between C and D, who is from Australia. S, an Indian, is an immediate neighbour of the Russian and does not face the person from Bulgaria.
R, who is from Belgium, is an immediate neighbour of the person from Iran, who in turn faces the immediate neighbour of the Japanese. There are two persons between the Romanian and the Bulgarian. B is not from Romania. T is not from Indonesia
1. A belongs to which of the following countries?
1) Indonesia         2) Romania          3) Bulgaria
4) None of these  5) Can’t be determined
2. Who is from Indonesia?
1) R                        2) B                        3) T
4) P                         5) Can’t be determined
3. ‘Australia’ is related to ‘Romania’ in a certain way, based on their seating positions. Then who is Russia related to, following the same seating positions?
1) Indonesia         2) Iran                    3) Brazil
4) India                  5) Belgium
4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions and so form a group. Which of the following is different from the group?
1) Japan                2) Romania          3) Russia
4) Belgium            5) India
5. Which of the following statements is/are definitely false?
1) B is from Bulgaria.
2) There are two persons sitting between the Indian and the person from Iran.
3) The Brazilian faces the person from Indonesia.
4) The person who is from Iran sits opposite the Australian.
5)   All are true
6. Narendra started from a point A and went towards west. He went 5 km before taking a left turn. Now he moved 10 km before taking a right turn. From there he moved 15 km before turning to his left and again moved 15 km after turning left for the final point. In which direction is Narendra with respect to his starting point?
1) North-East        2) North-West       3) South-West
4) South-East       5) West
7. In a certain code language, ‘RUSSIA’ is written as PTFWXU. How will be the word ‘MOBILE’ be written in that code language?
1) FIOBQB           2) DBQIFO           3) FQIOBD
4) FOIQBD           5) DBIQOF
8. Talking about a girl, Akshay said, “Yesterday, I met the only daughter of the brother of my grandfather’s only daughter.” Whom did Akshay meet?
1) Aunt                  2) Sister                  3) Cousin
4) Daughter           5) Can’t be determined
9. How many meaningful English words can be formed by using the letters EAMT only once?
1) None                  2) One                    3) Two
4) Four                   5) More than four
10. In which of the following expressions, ‘P ≥ T’ is false?
1) P = R ≥ S = T < U < X
2) U ≥ X ≥ R ≥ P > S = T
3) P ≥ S ≥ R ≥ T > Y < X
4) T ≤ S = R ≤ P > Y ≥ X
5) None of these
11. Which of the following symbols should replace the question marks in the given expression in order to make the expressions ‘A > D’ and ‘G > D’ definitely true?
A ≥ B > C ? D < E ? G
1) <                         2) ≤                        3) ≥
4) =                       5) >

1. 2
2. 4
3. 4
4. 3
5. 4
6. 3
7. 4
8. 5
9. 4
10. 2
11. 4

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