Reasoning SSC CGL 2016 Result Study Material

ssc cgl 2016 Reasoning questions – Practice Paper

Meaning of Analogy

Analogy means ‘Similar items’. There is three types of Analogy

(a) Number Analogy

(b) Letter Analogy

(c) Word Analogy

Number Analogy

 

Example 1: 3 : 81 : : 6 : ?

(a) 1296 (b) 1169

(c) 1892 (d) 1626

Solution. (a) n : n4 relation here (3) and (3)4 = (81)

Similarly, (6) and (6)4 = 1296

Letter Analogy

 

Example 2 : Find the missing term : YWZX : USVT : : MKNL : ?

(a) IGHH  (b) IGJH

(c) IGGJ    (d) IGIH

Solution. (b) Alphabets are used in reverse order. In the first term, the order of alphabet is 2, 4, 1 and 3 and in the second term, the order is 6, 8, 5 and 7. So, the missing term is IGJH.

Word Analogy

 

Example 3 : Sailor : Ship : : Lawyer : ?

(a) Legal (b) Law

(c) Court (d) Ruling

Solution. (c) ‘Sailor’ works at ‘Ship’, similarly ‘Lawyer’ works at ‘Court’.

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