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SSC2MT1 – In the following question, select the related word from the given alternatives.
Lion : Roar :: Owl : ?

  • Gibber
  • Chirp
  • Hoot
  • Quack

Solution: Roar is the Sound produced by the lion. Similarly, Hoot is the sound Produced by the Owl.


SSC2MT2-In the following question, select the related number from the given alternatives.
8743 : 44 : : 6545 : ?
  • 40
  • 45
  • 37
  • 42

Solution :

In a pair second number is twice of the sum of digits of first number.
⇒ In 8743 : 44
⇒ (8 + 7 + 4 + 3) = 22 x 2 = 44
In the similar way
⇒ (6 + 5 + 4 + 5) = 20 x 2 = 40

SSC2MT3- In the following question, select the related letters from the given alternatives.

LAPTOP: OXSQRM:: SPIDER:?

  • VMLAHP
  • MVLAHO
  • VMLAHO
  • VMLBHO

Solution :

Let us first write down the alphabets and their corresponding positions in the English alphabetic series.

In the first pair: LAPTOP: OXSQRM
Alphabets at the odd position are increased by 3 and at even position are decreased by 3.

In a similar way, we can get the code for SPIDER

So, the code for the SPIDER is VMLAHO.

SSC2MT4 – In the following question, select the odd word from the given alternatives.

  • Constellation
  • Galaxy
  • Star
  • Cluster

Solution : Constellation is a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure.
Galaxy is a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction.
A cluster is a group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together.

SSC2MT5 –  In the following question, select the odd letters from the given alternatives.

  • MNOP
  • EFGI
  • RSTU
  • ZABC

Solution :

1. M+1 => N, N+1 =>O, O+1=>P
2. E+ 1 => F, F+1 =>G, G+2 =>I
3. R+1 => S, S+1 =>T, T+1 =>U
4. Z+1 => A, A+1 =>B, B+1 =>C
Clearly, the answer is EFGI. All other groups consist of four consecutive letters while this one doesn’t.

 

SSC2MT6 – 

In the following question, select the odd word pair from the given alternatives.
  • Lion – Den
  • Pig – Sty
  • Horse – Hutch
  • Bees – Apiary

Solution :

All except option (C) are dwelling places of the specified animals.
Hutch is the dwelling place of the rabbit while Horse lives in the stable.

 

SSC2MT7 – 

Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

1. Dramp
2. Drabbet
3. Dragbar
4. Draug
5. Drail

  • 1, 3, 4, 5, 2
  • 1, 3, 2, 4, 5
  • 2, 3, 5, 1, 4
  • 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

Solution :

Here, the correct order is as follows:
2. Drabbet
3. Dragbar
5. Drail
1. Dramp
4. Draug

SSC2MT8 – 

A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

PUR, SXU, VAX, YDA, BGD,?

  • FGH
  • EJG
  • EGJ
  • GHF

Solution :

Let us first write down the alphabets and their corresponding positions in the English alphabetic series.


Here the original series is PUR, SXU, VAX, YDA, BGD, ?
It can be represented as

P  →  U  →  R

+5     -3

Next Alphabet after R⇒S

S  →  X  → U

+5     -3

Next Alphabet after U⇒V

V  →  A  →  X

+5     -3

Next Alphabet after X⇒Y

Y   →  D  →  A

+5     -3

Next Alphabet after A⇒B

B  →  G  →  D

+5      -3

Next Alphabet after D⇒E

in a similar way, next Alphabet after D⇒E

E  →   J  →  G

+5     -3

Thus, EJG is required answer.

SSC2MT9

A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

123456789, 23456789, 2345678, 345678, ?

  • 45678
  • 34567
  • 34678
  • 45679

Solution :

The original series is 123456789, 23456789, 2345678, 345678,?

In the above series, the digits are removed one by one from the beginning and the end in order alternately so as to obtain the subsequent terms of the series.
Following the above logic, 34567 is the missing term.

SSC2MT10

Pointing to a man in a photograph a woman says, “He is the father of my only daughter-in-law’s father-in-law”. How is the man related to the woman?
  • Father
  • Brother
  • Husband
  • Father- in -law

Solution :

Woman’s daughter-in-law’s father-in-law implies woman’s husband. Again, the father of woman’s husband implies woman’s father-in-law.  Hence, the man is woman’s father-in-law.

SSC2MT11

From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.

AFFORESTATION

  • FOREST
  • TASTE
  • ATTIRE
  • EASTER

Solution :


There is only 1 ‘E’ in the given word. Therefore, the word EASTER cannot be formed.
Hence option D is the right answer.

SSC2MT12

If 144 * 2 = 9, 312 * 3 = 5, then what should be 625 * 5 be?
  • 8
  • 6
  • 7
  • 5

Solution :

Here, we fist divide the larger number by smaller number then add the digits of the result obtained.
In case of 144 * 2 = 9,
= 72
Adding the digits of quotient we get,
⇒ 7 + 2 = 9
In case of 312 * 3 = 5,
= 104
Adding the digits of quotient we get,
⇒ 1 + 0 + 4 = 5
Similarly for 625 * 5 we get,
= 125
Adding the digits of quotient we get,
⇒ 1 + 2 + 5 = 8
Hence, option A is the required answer.

SSC2MT13

If ‘+’ means ‘÷’; ‘÷’ means ‘-‘; ‘-‘ means ‘x’; ‘x’ means ‘+’; then 8 + 2 ÷ 3 – 4 x 6 = ?
  • -17
  • -2
  • -19
  • -14

Solution :

Original expression:-
8 + 2 ÷ 3 – 4 x 6 = ?
When symbols are replaced as per the table is given below.

New expression,
8 ÷ 2 – 3 x 4 + 6 = ?
Applying BODMAS rule we get,
4 – 3 x 4 + 6
4 – 12 + 6
 10-12
=-2

SSC2MT14

If each of the letters in the English alphabet is assigned an even numerical value beginning A = 2, B = 4 and so on, what will be the total value of the letters for the word MODERN?
  • 126
  • 64
  • 138
  • 140

Solution :

When the letters of English alphabet is assigned an even numerical value, then letters of the given word i.e. MODERN may be represented as follows:
M ⇒ 13 x 2 = 26
O ⇒ 15 x 2 = 30
D ⇒ 04 x 2 = 08
E ⇒ 05 x 2 = 10
R ⇒ 18 x 2 = 36
N ⇒ 14 x 2 = 28

Total value of the letters for word MODERN = 26 + 30 + 08 + 10 + 36 + 28 = 138
Hence, C is the required answer.

SSC2MT15

In the following question, select the missing number from the given alternatives.
  • L
  • D
  • K
  • N

Solution :

The sum of the numerical value of the letters around each star is always 55.
1st Figure
⇒L + P + U + A + E
⇒12 + 16 + 21 + 1 + 5 = 55
2nd Figure
⇒K + N + D + S + G
⇒ 11 + 14 + 4 + 19 + 7 = 55
Similarly in 3rd Figure,
⇒ O + C + ? + T + C = 55
⇒ 15 + 3 + ? + 20 + 3 = 55
⇒? + 41 = 55
⇒? = 14
Hence, N is the required answer.

SSC2MT16

Find the number of quadrilaterals in the given figure.
  • 6
  • 7
  • 9
  • 11

Solution :

The figure may be labelled as shown.

The quadrilaterals in the figure are ABCD, ABDE, ABDF, ABDH, CDHA, CDEA, CDFA, DEAG, DEFA, FAGD and AGDH.

SSC2MT17

Direction: The question below, there is a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true. Then consider the 2 conclusion together and decide which of them follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: The court has handed down many rulings that make legislators and holders of public office accountable for corruption.
Conclusions:
I. The court is now keen on establishing a time-bound and exclusive judicial mechanism.
II. To get as many possible votes from the public.
  • Only conclusion I follows
  • Only conclusion II follows
  • Both conclusion I and II follow
  • Neither conclusion I nor II follows

Solution :

There are elections held in courts hence, courts are not at all linked with public votes so, conclusion 2 is incorrect. Courts, taking exclusive steps for corruption tell us that court is trying to build exclusive judicial mechanism and this makes conclusion 1 reasonable. Hence, options A is the correct option.

SSC2MT18

Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes.
Plastic, Bottle, Glass

Solution : Answer B

Some plastic can be glass and some glass can be bottle and some bottle can be plastic. Hence, option B is the correct response.

Hence, option (A) is the correct answer.

SSC2MT19

Three friends A, B and C are standing around an equilateral triangle park in such a way that A and B are standing at the base and C is standing at the top corner. The measure of each side is 6 meters. B is standing at the south-east of C. A and B walk towards North-West and North-East respectively for 6 meters. Then B and A turn towards their left and right respectively. What is the distance between A and B?

  • 6 meters
  • 12 meters
  • 28 meters
  • 7√2 meters

Solution :

This is the original figure according to the question.

Now as per the conditions given, we shall get the following figure.

The distance between A and B is 12 meters.

SSC2MT20

Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure?

  • Figure (a)
  • Figure (b)
  • Figure (c)
  • Figure (d)

Solution :

After observation, it is clear that, answer figure (d) will complete the question figure X after placing it at question marked place.

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SSC2MT21

From the given answer figures, select the one which is hidden/embedded in the question figure.

Question Figure: 

Answer Figures: 

  • Figure (a)
  • Figure (b)
  • Figure (c)
  • Figure (d)

Solution :

The original figure is represented below:

On observing the options we can see that the figure given under option (A) is indeed embedded in the original figure. It has been represented below,

SSC2MT22

A piece of paper is folded and cut as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures, indicate how it will appear when opened.

Question Figure: 

Solution : Answer D

The square sheet of paper has been folded along the horizontal line of symmetry so that one half of the sheet overlaps the third half. After that we fold diagonally the upper left half portion. When we open the paper it will be formed like option D.

SSC2MT23

Choose the alternative which is closely resembles the water-image of the given combination.
PQ8AF5BZ9
  • Figure (a)
  • Figure (b)
  • Figure (c)
  • Figure (d)

Solution :

We are supposed to find the water image of the question figure. On observing the options we can see that the figure given under option (A) is the appropriate answer. Reflection of the given group of letters and numbers would be seen in the water as

SSC2MT24

A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as shown in the given two matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and those of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, for example, ‘A’ can be represented by 00, 13 and ‘T’ can be represented by 56, 68,89 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word “VIEW“.

MATRIX I

MATRIX II

  • 99, 66, 43, 04
  • 99, 24, 11, 14
  • 99, 66, 11, 34
  • 99, 42, 57, 44

Solution :

It’s best to solve this type of question by the elimination method, i.e. we will check each option and eliminate the wrong options.
The two matrices are as follows:
MATRIX I

MATRIX II

Remember that a letter from these matrices is represented first by its row and next by its column.
Option (A) 99, 66, 43, 04
99- V
66- I
43- E
04- B

Option (B) 99, 24, 11, 14
99- V
24- I
11- E
14- W

Option (C) 99, 66, 11, 34
99- V
66- I
11- E
34- L

Option (D) 99, 42, 57, 44
99- V
42- I
57- A
44- C
Hence, the correct option is (B).

SSC2MT25

Romeo was born two years after his father’s marriage. His mother is five years younger than his father but 20 years older than Romeo who is 10 years old. At what age did his father get married?
  • 23 years
  • 25 years
  • 28 years
  • 30 years

Solution :

Romeo’s present age = 10 years.
His mother’s present age = (10+20) years = 30 years.
Romeo’s father present age = (30+5) years = 35 years.
Romeo’s father’s age at the time of Romeo’s birth = (35 – 10) years = 25 years.
Therefore, Romeo’s father’s age at the time of marriage = (25 – 2) years = 23 years.

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