SSC reasoning free practice sets: SSC reasoning free practice sets that are good for exams

SSC reasoning free practice sets are designed to help you brush up old concepts and practice new concepts in Reasoning that are important for the SSC exam and also for other competitive exams. Through SSC reasoning free practice sets, the entire syllabus of SSC Reasoning has been tried to be covered. Some of these topics that you need to go through before you start solving the SSC reasoning free practice sets are Classification, Analogy, Venn diagrams, Word formation, Coding-decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Direction & Distance, Blood relations and Series. Being well versed with these topics will ensure that you are able to make total use of the available SSC reasoning free practice sets, and receive maximum learning.

Directions for the question set:
Read the following passage and solve the questions based on it.

Taking note of the day-long heavy queue in front of the Tarangabad Transport Department office everyday for obtaining transport permits, the City Administration comes out with a ‘Single Office-Five Windows’ system for facilitating the process. For simplicity, the windows are named as W1, W2, W3, W4 and W5 respectively. Office hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, barring Friday, when the office closes by 2.30 PM. To streamline the rush and reduce pressure on the employees, the working hour of the aforesaid windows are defined in the following manner:
⦁ W1 is open between 9.30 AM and 2.30 PM on Sunday and Tuesday, between 8.00 AM and 11.30 AM on Monday and Wednesday and between 3.00 PM and 5.00 PM on Thursday.
⦁ W2 is open between 8.30 AM and 11.30 AM on Tuesday and Wednesday, between 8.00 AM and 10.00 AM on Thursday, and between 12.30 PM and 2.30 PM on Sunday and Friday.
⦁ W3 is open between 10.00 AM and 12.30 PM on Tuesday and Friday, between 10.00 AM and 12.00 Noon on Thursday and between 3.30 PM to 5.30 PM on Sunday and Wednesday.
⦁ W4 is open between 11.30 AM and 3.00 PM on Monday, between 12.30 PM and 3.00 PM on Wednesday and Thursday, between 8 AM and 10 AM on Friday and Sunday and between 3.30 PM to 5.30 PM on Tuesday.
⦁ W5 is open between 2.00 PM and 4.00 PM on Sunday, 3.30 PM and 5.30 PM on Monday and
Thursday, between 8 AM and 10 AM on Tuesday and between 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM on Wednesday.

Question 1: All windows of the transport permit office are closed for 1 hour during the office hours on which of the following days?
A. Tuesday
B. Sunday
C. Monday
D. Wednesday

Question 2: On which of the following days, maximum number of windows is simultaneously on at 9.45 AM?
A. Sunday
B. Tuesday
C. Wednesday
D. Thursday

Question 3: On which of the following days, not more than one window is on simultaneously at any given time during office hours?
A. Sunday
B. Tuesday
C. Thursday
D. Friday

Answers and Explanations: Click the down arrow to expand

Common solution for the set: For this question, we just need to plot the given information in a matrix of rows and columns where columns will indicate the windows while the rows will indicate the Days and the entries shall comprise the timing of the day when the window is open. All the questions can then be solved using this table easily. The given information is tabulated below:

Answers 1: (A) All windows are closed for one hour between 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM only on Tuesday. The correct option is (A).

Answers 2: (B) The maximum is on Tuesday (All windows are open at 9:45 am except W4). The correct option is (B).

Answers 3: (D) Only on Friday not more than one window is open simultaneously at any given time. The correct option is (D).

Extra tips for SSC reasoning free practice sets:
• It is very important to develop a strategy or an attempt plan while solving SSC reasoning free practice sets that you can abide by in the main exam.
• Use Tables and other logical diagrams to simplify the solutions.

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