# Reasoning – Kolkata Police SI Previous Year Question Paper

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## Kolkata Police SI Question Paper – 2024

1. Four positions of a cube are shown below. Identify the number at the bottom when top is 6.

(A) 2

(B) 3

(C) 5

(D) 1

1. There are 5 books. A, B, C, D and E placed on a table. If A is placed below E, C is placed above D, B is placed below A and D is placed above E, then which of the following books touches the surface of the table?

(A) C

(B) A

(C) E

(D) B

1. If ‘×’ stands for ‘+’, ‘<‘ stands for ‘-‘, ‘+’stands for ‘÷’, ‘>’ stands for ‘×’, ‘-‘ stands for ‘=’, ‘÷’ stands for ‘>’ and ‘=’ stands for ‘<‘, state which of the following is true.

(A) 3 × 2 < 4 ÷ 16 > 2 + 4

(B) 3 × 4 > 2 – 9 + 3 < 3

(C) 5 × 3 < 3 ÷ 8 + 4 × 4

(D) 5 > 8 + 4 = 10 < 4 × 8

1. Which of the following figures will replace the ‘?’ mark to continue the pattern?

(D)

1. A number series is given with two terms missing. What will come in place of the question marks (?) to complete the series?

4, 6, 8, 12, 14, 18, 20, 24, 30, ?, ?

(A) 32, 34

(B) 32, 33

(C) 34, 36

(D) 32, 38

1. Statements :

All pens are chairs.

All flowers are chairs.

All chairs are trucks.

All trees are trucks.

Conclusions :

i. Some trucks are pens.

ii. Some trucks are chairs

iii. Some trees are pens.

iv. Some trees are chairs.

Which of the following conclusions are correct based on the above statements?

(A) Only i and iii follow.

(B) Only iii and iv follow.

(C) Only ii and iv follow.

(D) Only i and ii follow.

1. Find the missing number:

(A) 5

(B) 10

(C) 21

(D) 9

1. If the English alphabet series is written in the reverse order, which will be the fifth letter to the left of the ninth letter from the right?

(A) P

(B) D

(C) W

(D) N

1. How many triangles are there in the following figure?

(A) 8

(B) 16

(C) 12

(D) 9

1. In a certain code BOARD is written as 53169 and NEAR is written as 2416. How is NODE written in that code?

(A) 2394

(B) 2934

(C) 2694

(D) 2894

1. If LACK is written as 396, then BACK is written as–

(A) 86

(B) 66

(C) 56

(D) 72

1. If 84 × 13 = 8, 37 × 13 = 6, 26 × 11 = 6, then 56 × 22 = ?

(A) 3

(B) 7

(C) 9

(D) 5

1. Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(A) 113

(B) 149

(C) 159

(D) 127

1. What will come in place of the ‘?’ Mark?

(A) 8

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 7

1. Which of the following will come in the last in a telephone directory?

(A) Mahendra

(B) Mohinder

(C) Mahindra

(D) Mohindar

1. In a certain code SPORADIC is written as QNORDJEB. How is TROUBLES written in that code?

(A) SQTNTFMC

(B) TNQSTFMC

(C) TFQSCMFT

(D) TNQSRDKA

1. In a clock, when it is 6, the bell tolls 6 times and takes 10 seconds. In the same, how many seconds will be required, if at 12, the bell tolls 12 times?

(A) 20

(B) 24

(C) 26

(D) 22

1. What should come next in the following sequence of letters?

B B C B C D B C D E B C D E F B C D E F G B C D E F

(A) B

(B) H

(C) D

(D) G

1.

‘P × Q’ means ‘P’ is brother of ‘Q’.

‘P – Q’ means ‘P’ is sister of ‘Q’.

‘P + Q’ means ‘P’ is father of ‘Q’.

‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘P’ is mother of ‘Q’.

Which of the following represents F is daughter of W?

(A) W ÷ R × F

(B) W × R × F

(C) W + R – F +T

(D) W + R × F – T

1. Find the odd one out:

(A) Orange-Green

(B) Green-Red

(C) Blue-Green

(D) Blue-Red

1. M is the son of P. Q is the grand-daughter of O who is the husband of P. How is M related to O?

(Cancel By KP)

(A) Son

(B) Mother

(C) Father

(D) Daughter

1. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word GLIMPSE each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?

(A) 1

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 2

1. If a mirror is placed on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?

Given figure:

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

1. Which letter in the word CYBERNETICS occupies the same position as it does in the English alphabet?

(A) C

(B) I

(C) T

(D) E

1. A man is facing towards West and turns through 45° clockwise, again 180° clockwise and then turns through 270° anticlockwise. In which direction is he facing now?

(A) West

(B) South

(C) South-West

(D) North-West

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3. Select the missing number from the given responses:

(A) 11

(B) 0

(C) 1

(D) 30

6. In a certain code 253 means ‘books are old’, 546 means ‘man is old’ and 378 means ‘buy good books’. What stands for ‘are’ in that code?

(A) 5

(B) 6

(C) 2

(D) 4

10. Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G are standing in a straight line.

D is to the right of G.

C is between A and B.

E is between F and D.

There are three persons between G and B. Who is on the extreme left?

(A) A

(B) G

(C) D

(D) B

15. Which number is in all the geometrical figures?

(A) 8

(B) 4

(C) 3

(D) 5

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

Question figure:

(C)

19. If A + B = C + D and A + D > B + C, then which of the following is definitely wrong?

(A) B > D

(B) A > C

(C) A > B

(D) C > D

22. How many triangles are there in the figure?

(A) 14

(B) 28

(C) 24

(D) 20

29. What will come in place of the (?) mark?

(A) 6

(B) 4

(C) 3

(D) 5

31. A statement is followed by some conclusions. Choose the conclusion that logically follows the given statement.

Statement: Most dresses in that shop are expensive.

Conclusions:

(A) Some dresses in that shop are expensive.

(B) Handloom dresses in that shop are cheap.

(C) There are no cheap dresses available in that shop.

(D) There are cheap dresses also in that shop.

33. Find the odd number pair:

(A) 104 : 78

(B) 96 : 80

(C) 64 : 48

(D) 80 : 60

42. Sunita rode her scooty northwards, then turned left and moved some distance and then again rode to her left 4 km. She found herself exactly 2 km west of her starting point. How far did she ride northwards initially?

(A) 4 km

(B) 2 km

(C) 6 km

(D) 5 km

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

CUMBERSOME

(A) SOBER

(B) ROME

(C) MOUSE

(D) MERCY

49. Select the missing number from the given responses:

(A) 12

(B) 16

(C) 17

(D) 18

50. Haematology : Blood :: Phycology : ?

(A) Fishes

(B) Algae

(C) Diseases

(D) Fungi

58. If the order of the English alphabet is reversed starting from Z to A, which will be the eighth letter to the right of ‘O’?

(A) W

(B) G

(C) F

(D) V

61. If a mirror is placed on the line MN then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?

Question figure :

(D)

64. You came to know that your boss is writing a false report to the highest authority. What would you do?

(A) Ignore and keep quiet.

(B) Discuss with your colleagues and then take steps jointly.

(C) Meet your boss and directly protest against his actions.

(D) Somehow report the incident to all.

67. In a certain code ‘MOUSE’ is written as ‘PRUQC’. How is ‘SHIFT’ written in that code?

(A) VJIDR

(B) VIKRD

(C) RKIVD

(D) VKIDR

72. Select a figure from amongst the answer figures which will continue the same series as established by the five problem figures.

(C)

73. There are three statements followed by three conclusions. Which of the conclusions logically follows from the given statements?

Statements: All dolls are windows. All bottles are windows. All cars are bottles.

Conclusions:

1. All cars are windows.
2. Some cars are dolls.
3. Some windows are cars.

(A) All follow.

(B) Only II and III follow.

(C) Only I and II follow.

(D) Only I and III follow.

75. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the classes given below :

Animals, Land animals, Sea animals

(C)

78. Select the missing number from the given responses:

(A) 97

(B) 9107

(C) 1097

(D) 907

85. The figure given on the left-hand side is folded to form a box. Which boxes can be formed from the options (1), (2), (3) and (4)?

(A) 2 and 3 only

(B) 1, 3 and 4 only

(C) 2 and 4 only

(D) 1 and 4 only

88. Pointing towards Rita, Nikhil said, “I am the only son of her mother’s son”. How is Rita related to Nikhil?

(A) Cousin

(B) Niece

(C) Aunt

(D) Mother

99. If + = ×, – = ÷, × = +, ÷ = -, then which is the correct equation out of the following?

(A) 18 × 6 – 4 + 7 × 8 = 47

(B) 18 ÷ 6 + 4 – 2 ÷ 3 = 22

(C) 18 + 6 – 4 × 2 ÷ 3 = 26

(D) 18 – 6 × 7 ÷ 2 + 8 = 63

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