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SSC Analogy Questions with Answers

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An excellent collection of SSC Analogy questions and answers with detailed explanations for competitive exams. Given below are some of the most repeated reasoning practice questions on Analogy for SSC CGL, CHSL, JE, GD constable, Stenographer, MTS, and CPO exams. Go through this very important online quiz based on model and previous year asked questions from SSC Analogy with solutions to ace the exam.

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In the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 1

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$$sqrt{AFI}=M:sqrt{ADD}=L::sqrt{ABA}$$ ?

A

I

B

N

C

O

D

K

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Solution

If we assign numbers to the alphabets such as A = 1 , B = 2 , C = 3 and so on, we get :

$$sqrt{AFI}=sqrt{1+6+9}=sqrt{16}=4=1+3equiv13=M$$

and $$sqrt{ADD}=sqrt{1+4+4}=sqrt{9}=3=1+2equiv12=L$$

Similarly, $$sqrt{ABA}=sqrt{1+2+1}=sqrt{4}=2=1+1equiv11=K$$

=> Ans – (D)

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In the following six questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 2

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D × H : 4 × 8 , as M × Q : ?

A

14 × 18

B

12 × 17

C

12 × 16

D

13 × 17

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Solution

Given = D × H : 4 × 8

Alphabets in English alphabetical series are given numbers starting from A = 1 , B = 2 , C = 3 and so on.

Similarly, M = 13 and Q = 17

Thus, M × Q : 13 × 17

=> Ans – (D)

Question 3

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AEFJ : KOPT : ? : QUVZ

A

HKQL

B

GLKP

C

GKLP

D

HLKP

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Solution

Expression = AEFJ : KOPT

The pattern followed is :

Similarly, for QUVZ :

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related words/letters/numbers from the given alternatives.

Question 4

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82 : 06 : : 76 : ?

A

15

B

01

C

12

D

24

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Solution

Expression = 82 : 06 : : 76 : ?

The number on the right is equal to the difference of the digits of the number on the left.

Eg = $$8-2=06$$

Similarly, $$7-6=01$$

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

In the following six questions, find the odd word/number/letters/number pair from the given alternatives.

Question 5

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A

GFHJ

B

CBEF

C

EDGH

D

IHKL

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Solution

(A) : G (-1 letter) = F (+2 letters) = H (+2 letters) = J

(B) : C (-1 letter) = B (+3 letters) = E (+1 letters) = F

(C) : E (-1 letter) = D (+3 letters) = G (+1 letters) = H

(D) : I (-1 letter) = H (+3 letters) = K (+1 letters) = L

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In the following six questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 6

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2 : 32 :: 3 : ?

A

143

B

243

C

293

D

183

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Solution

Expression = 2 : 32 :: 3 : ?

The pattern followed is = $$n:n^5$$

Eg = $$2:2^5=2:32$$

Similarly, $$3^5=243$$

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives :

Question 7

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ABCD : ZYXW : : EFGH : ?

A

VUTS

B

EUTS

C

POTS

D

UOTS

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Solution

Expression = ABCD : ZYXW : : EFGH : ?

The pattern followed is that every letter is opposite to each other.

Thus, EFGH : VUTS

=> Ans – (A)

Question 8

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ACEG : ZXVT : : BDFH : ?

A

YVSP

B

IKMO

C

YUQM

D

YWUS

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Solution

The pattern followed is that every letter is opposite to each other.

Thus, BDFH -> YWUS

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 9

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12 : 72 : : 8 : ?

A

37

B

38

C

40

D

32

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Solution

Expression = 12 : 72 : : 8 : ?

The pattern followed is = $$n:frac{n^2}{2}$$

Eg = $$12:frac{12^2}{2}=12:72$$

Similarly, $$frac{8^2}{2}=frac{64}{2}=32$$

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 10

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Name a single letter that can be suffixed to the following words to form new words?

HAT BAR BAT PIN BATH

A

A

B

B

C

D

D

E

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Solution

Expression : HAT BAR BAT PIN BATH

If ‘E’ is suffixed to each of the word above, new words will be :

= Hate, Bare, Bate, Pine, Bathe

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

In the following six questions, find the odd word/number/letters/number pair from the given alternatives.

Question 11

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A

5061

B

4025

C

7202

D

6023

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Solution

The sum of digits of each number :

(A) : 5061 = 5 + 0 + 6 + 1 = 12

(B) : 4025 = 4 + 0 + 2 + 5 = 11

(C) : 7202 = 7 + 2 + 0 + 2 = 11

(D) : 6023 = 6 + 0 + 2 + 3 = 11

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 12

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9 : 50 : : ?

A

22 : 110

B

18 : 190

C

15 : 225

D

20 : 105

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Solution

Expression = 9 : 50 : : ?

The pattern followed is = $$n:5n+5$$

Eg = $$9:5(9)+5=9:50$$

Similarly, $$20(5)+5=100+5=105$$

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related words/letters/numbers from the given alternatives.

Question 13

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CDGF : HILK : : NORQ : ?

A

UVWY

B

PQMW

C

STWV

D

IGNL

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Solution

Expression = CDGF : HILK : : NORQ : ?

The pattern followed is :

Similarly, for NORQ :

=> Ans – (C)

Question 14

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KMNP : ACDF : : PRSU : ?

A

STVW

B

TVWY

C

VXYZ

D

LNPR

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Solution

Expression = KMNP : ACDF : : PRSU : ?

The pattern followed is :

K (+2 letters) = M (+1 letter) = N (+2 letters) = P

A (+2 letters) = C (+1 letter) = D (+2 letters) = F

P (+2 letters) = R (+1 letter) = S (+2 letters) = U

Similarly, T (+2 letters) = V (+1 letter) = W (+2 letters) = Y

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 15

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DBU: EEZ : : CJH : ?

A

D N N

B

D M N

C

D M M

D

D N M

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Solution

Expression = DBU : EEZ

The pattern followed is :

Similarly, for CJH :

=> Ans – (C)

Question 16

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FIG : EGHJFH : : BIN : ?

A

ACJHMO

B

CAHJMOC

C

CAJHOM

D

ACHJMO

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Solution

Expression = FIG : EGHJFH : : BIN : ?

The pattern followed is that the preceding and next alphabets of each letter is written on the right side.

Eg : Neighbours of F = EG

Neighbours of I = HJ

Neighbours of G = FH

Thus, FIG : EGHJFH

Similarly, B = AC , I = HJ and N = MO

=> BIN : ACHJMO

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

In the following six questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 17

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Haematology : Blood : Phycology : ?

A

Diseases

B

Fungi

C

Fishes

D

Algae

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Solution

Haematology is the branch of medicine involving study and treatment of the blood. Similarly, Phycology is the branch of botany concerned with seaweeds and other algae.

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 18

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Study the diagram given below and answer question. The qualified and experienced doctors working in villages are represented by

A

6

B

4

C

5

D

2

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Solution

The qualified and experienced doctors working in villages are represented by red region = 5

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 19

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BLOCKED : YOLXPVW : ? : OZFMMXS

A

RESULTS

B

DEBATES

C

LAUNNCH

D

LABOURS

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Solution

Expression = BLOCKED : YOLXPVW

The pattern followed is that each letter is replaced by the letter at its position, when the alphabets are reversed, i.e. first is replaced by last, second by second last and so on.

Thus, L -> O
A -> Z
U -> F
N -> M
N -> M
C -> X
H -> S

$$therefore$$ LAUNNCH : OZFMMXS

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives :

Question 20

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BCFG : HILM : : NORQ ?

A

TXUW

B

TUXW

C

TVWX

D

TXWU

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Solution

Expression = BCFG : HILM : : NORQ ?

The pattern followed is :

Similarly, for NORQ :

=> Ans – (B)

Question 21

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Affluent : Opulent : : Flourish :

A

Prosper

B

Flatter

C

Comprise

D

Outflow

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Solution

Affluent and opulent are synonyms, similarly, the word with similar meaning as flourish is prosper.

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In the following six questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 22

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MAN : PDQ : : WAN : ?

A

YDQ

B

ZDQ

C

NAW

D

YQD

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Solution

Expression = MAN : PDQ

The pattern followed is =

Similarly, for WAN :

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

Select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives:

Question 23

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EVFU : TGSH : : IRTQ : __?__

A

KWLX

B

PKOL

C

OLPK

D

PKLO

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Solution

Expression = EVFU : TGSH : : IRTQ : __?__

Pairs of opposite letters are used.

E <-> V and F <-> U

Then, for the second term, U (-1 letter) = T

Again, T <-> G and S <-> H

Similarly, I <-> R and T <-> Q

Thus, Q (-1 letter) = P

$$therefore$$ P <-> K and O <-> L

=> IRTQ : PKOL

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 24

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6 : 42 : : 7 : ?

A

40

B

56

C

48

D

52

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Solution

Expression = 6 : 42 : : 7 : ?

The pattern followed is = $$n:n^2+n$$

Eg = $$6:6^2+6=6:42$$

Similarly, $$7^2+7=49+7=56$$

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 25

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Name a single letter, which can be prefixed to the following words in order to obtain entirely new words ?
TILL TABLE PILE TAB PRING

A

C

B

S

C

B

D

H

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Solution

Words : TILL TABLE PILE TAB PRING

If ‘S’ is prefixed to each of the word above, new words will be :

STILL , STABLE , SPILE , STAB , SPRING

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

In the following six questions, find the odd word/number/letters/number pair from the given alternatives.

Question 26

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A

104 : 78

B

96 : 80

C

64 : 48

D

80 : 60

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Solution

The ratio of each number is :

(A) = 104 : 78 = $$frac{4}{3}$$

(B) = 96 : 80 = $$frac{6}{5}$$

(C) = 64 : 48 = $$frac{4}{3}$$

(D) = 80 : 60 = $$frac{4}{3}$$

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 27

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Name a single letter, which can be deleted from the body of the following words to form entirely new words?
HOST POST COST LOST STOP

A

O

B

P

C

T

D

S

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Solution

Words : HOST POST COST LOST STOP

The common letter in each word is ‘S’, if we remove it.

New words formed are : Hot , Pot , Cot , Lot Top which are all valid.

=> Ans – (D)

Question 28

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In a certain code “MOUSE” is written as “PRUQC”. How is “SHIFT” written in that code?

A

VKIDR

B

VJIDR

C

VIKRD

D

RK.IVD

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Solution

“MOUSE” is written as “PRUQC”

The pattern followed is :

Similarly, for SHIFT :

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In the following six questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 29

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Pride of Lions : : _______ of Cats

A

Bunch

B

Herd

C

School

D

Clowder

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Solution

A group of lions is called Pride of Lions, similarly Clowder of cats is a group of cats.

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives :

Question 30

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7 : 32 : : 28 : ?

A

128

B

126

C

136

D

116

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Solution

Expression = 7 : 32 : : 28 : ?

Both the numbers on the left are multiplied by 4.

Eg = $$7times4=28$$

Similarly, $$32times4=128$$

=> Ans – (A)

Question 31

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25 : 37 : : 49 : ?

A

56

B

60

C

65

D

41

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Solution

Expression = 25 : 37 : : 49 : ?

The pattern followed is = $$n^2:(n+1)^2+1$$

Eg = $$5^2:(5+1)^2+1=25:37$$

Similarly, $$49=7^2$$

Thus, $$(7+1)^2+1=64+1=65$$

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

In the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 32

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PALAEONTOLOGY : FOSSIL : : PHRENOLOGY : ?

A

SKULL

B

THYROID

C

PANCREAS

D

LUNGS

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Solution

Palaeontology is the branch of science concerned with fossil, similarly Phrenology is the study of skull.

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In the following six questions, find the odd word/number/letters/number pair from the given alternatives.

Question 33

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A

Night

B

Morning

C

Noon

D

Evening

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Solution

Night, morning and evening are periods of a day, while noon is a time (12 pm).

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

Select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives:

Question 34

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L×M : 12 × 13 ::U×W :___?__

A

21 × 22

B

24 × 26

C

9 × 11

D

21 × 23

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Solution

Position of number in the English alphabet series is given.

Eg = L = 12 and M = 13

Similarly, U x W = 21 × 23

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives :

Question 35

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Joy : Delight : : Gloomy : ?

A

Silent

B

Dull

C

Vague

D

Plain

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Solution

Joy and delight are synonyms, which is related to happiness, similarly, the word similar in meaning to gloomy is dull.

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

In the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 36

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MIKE : OGMC : CIAD : ?

A

EGCB

B

EICB

C

AJCF

D

ENCF

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Solution

Expression = MIKE : OGMC

The pattern followed is =

Similarly, for CIAD :

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives :

Question 37

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Gulp : Drink : : Rush : ?

A

Jump

B

Hop

C

Go

D

Run

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Solution

Gulp means to drink in large mouthful, similarly rush means to go in a hurry.

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related words/letters/numbers from the given alternatives.

Question 38

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Tea : Cup : : Soup : ?

A

Glass

B

Spoon

C

Bowl

D

Mug

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Solution

The first is contained or served in the second. Tea is served in the cup. Similarly, soup is served in the bowl.

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 39

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Which of the following jumble words is not an animal?

A

LATHPEEN

B

TAR

C

FEFEOC

D

TICRECK

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Solution

The animals given are :

(A) : Elephant

(B) : Rat

(C) : Not possible

(D) : Cricket

=> Ans – (C)

Question 40

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Identify the pair which `DOES NOT’ exhibit the same relationship as the Capitalised pair : ETYMOLOGY : WORDS

A

PSYCHOLOGY : MIND

B

ANATOMY : BODY

C

ARCHAEOLOGY : ANTIQUES

D

PHILOSOPHY : LANGUAGE

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Solution

Etymology means the origin of words. Psychology is the study of mind.

Anatomy is the study of body and Archaeology is the study of history or antiques.

But, philosophy is the study of reality and knowledge and not language.

=> Ans – (D)

Question 41

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If ‘air’ is called ‘green’, ‘green’ is called ‘blue’, ‘blue’ is called ‘sky’, ‘sky’ is called ‘yellow’, ‘yellow’ is called ‘water’ and ‘water’ is called ‘pink’ then what is the colour of clear ‘sky’ ?

A

Sky

B

Water

C

Blue

D

Yellow

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Solution

The colour of clear sky is ‘blue’ and as given, ‘blue’ is called ‘sky’.

So, the colour of clear sky is ‘sky’.

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related words/letters/numbers from the given alternatives.

Question 42

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BED : GJI : : LON : ?

A

QTS

B

PTS

C

QST

D

KNH

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Solution

Expression = BED : GJI : : LON : ?

The pattern followed is =

Similarly, for LON :

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

In the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 43

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16 : 22 : : 36 : ?

A

44

B

24

C

26

D

46

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Solution

Expression = 16 : 22 : : 36 : ?

The pattern followed is = $$n^2:n^2+n+2$$

Eg = $$4^2:4^2+4+2=16:22$$

Similarly, $$36=6^2$$

Thus, $$6^2+6+2=36+8=44$$

=> Ans – (A)

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 44

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If ‘+’ means ‘×’, ‘-‘ means ‘÷’, ‘×’ means ‘-‘ and ‘÷’ means ‘+’, then what will be the value of 16 ÷ 64-8 × 4 + 2 ?

A

18

B

24

C

16

D

12

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Solution

Expression : 16 ÷ 64-8 × 4 + 2

$$equiv16+64div8-4times2$$

= $$16+8-8=16$$

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related words/letters/numbers from the given alternatives.

Question 45

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Reference material : Dictionary : : Periodical : ?

A

Book

B

Atlas

C

Biography

D

Newspaper

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Solution

The second belongs to the first. Dictionary is a reference material. Similarly, Newspaper is a periodical.

=> Ans – (D)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives :

Question 46

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8 : 9 : 56 : ?

A

90

B

73

C

72

D

89

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Solution

Expression = 8 : 9 : 56 : ?

The pattern followed is = $$n(n-1)$$

Eg = $$8(8-1)=8times7=56$$

Similarly, $$9(9-1)=8times8=72$$

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

In the following six questions, find the odd word/number/letters/number pair from the given alternatives.

Question 47

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A

KQNN

B

DWFU

C

EVHS

D

HSKP

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Solution

If we combine the first and third and fourth and second letters in each word in that order, we find that there is a gap of 3 letters in between.

(A) : K (+3 letters) = N , N (+3 letters) = Q

(B) : D (+2 letters) = F , U (+2 letters) = W

(C) : E (+3 letters) = H , S (+3 letters) = V

(D) : H (+3 letters) = K , P (+3 letters) = S

=> Ans – (B)

Question 48

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A

Fraternity

B

Liberty

C

Society

D

Equality

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Solution

Liberty, Equality and Fraternity are all ideals, hence society is the odd one out.

=> Ans – (C)

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 49

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In a certain code language FARMER is written as MAFMRE, in that code language which word will be written as GIVALEL ?

A

AIGALE

B

AIGAVEL

C

VELAIGL

D

VIALEGL

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Solution

The pattern followed is :

=> Ans – (B)

Instructions

In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Question 50

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Garbage : House : : Gangue : ?

A

Ore

B

Drugs

C

Factory

D

Office

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Solution

The waste material of a house is called garbage and the waste of an ore is gangue.

=> Ans – (A)

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