Reasoning – WB Police SI Previous Year Question Paper

Reasoning – WB Police SI Previous Year Question Paper

Reasoning - WB Police SI Previous Year Question Paper

WB Police SI Question Paper – 2021

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







  1. In a code language, 724 means ‘leaf is green’, 371 means ‘green and blue’ and 438 means ‘sky is blue’. Then which numbers represent ‘leaf’ and ‘is’?

(A) 7 and 4

(B) 2 and 7

(C) 2 and 8

(D) 2 and 4


  1. If ‘X $ Y’ means ‘X is father of Y’; ‘X # Y’ means ‘X is mother of Y’; ‘X × Y’ means ‘X is sister of Y’, then how is D related to N in N # A $ B × D?

(A) Granddaughter

(B) Nephew

(C) Cannot be determined

(D) Grandson


  1. If ‘+’ means ‘×’, ‘÷’ means ‘-‘, ‘×’ means ‘+’,’-‘ means ‘÷’, then what is the value of (2+27-3+2×3÷2)?

(A) 27

(B) 35

(C) 39

(D) 37


  1. Explain the following with the help of Venn Diagram:

Singer, Musician, Doctor



  1. G’s father is X’s son. P is G’s uncle. Y is X’s brother. Then how is Y related to P?

(A) Brother

(B) Uncle

(C) Father

(D) Nephew


  1. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.

Which letter in this alphabet is the eighth letter to the right of the letter which is tenth letter to the left of the last but one letter of the alphabet?

(A) I

(B) X

(C) H

(D) W

  1. If the following words are arranged in alphabetical order which word will come last?






(A) Acquit

(B) Actuate

(C) Achieve

(D) Accumulate



(A) 18

(B) 12

(C) 20

(D) 16


  1. How many 4’s are there preceded by 7 but not followed by 3 in the following number series?

5 9 3 2 1 7 4 2 6 9 7 4 6 1 3 2 8 7 4 1 3 8 3 2 5 6 7 4 3 9 5 8 2 0 1 8 7 4 6 3

(A) Six

(B) Four

(C) Five

(D) Three


  1. If 1+4=9, 2+8=18, 3+6=15, then the value of 7+8=?

(A) 30

(B) 41

(C) 32

(D) 23


  1. CMM, EOO, GQQ, ___, KUU






  1. Fill in the blanks with appropriate set of letters:


(A) acbdba

(B) adcdba

(C) acbdab

(D) acdbba

  1. How many pairs of letters are there in the word ‘CASTRAPHONE’ which have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet?

(A) 5

(B) 3

(C) 6

(D) 4


  1. Six friends, namely, A, B, C, D, E, F are sitting on a bench. E and F are sitting in the middle. A and B are sitting in the furthest corner. If C is sitting just left to A, then who is sitting just to the right to B?

(A) C

(B) D

(C) E

(D) A


  1. Mohini is taller than Nita but not shorter than Sarita. Sarita and Malini are of the same height. Mohini is shorter than Hema. Among them, who is the second tallest?

(A) Hema

(B) Mohini

(C) Can’t be determined

(D) Nita


  1. Choose the alternative which closely resembles the water image of the image given:

      N U C L E A R



  1. If 27th September in a year is Saturday, then what day will be 27th October in the same year?

(A) Saturday

(B) Monday

(C) Sunday

(D) Thursday


  1. 12, 25, 37, 49, ?

(A) 56

(B) 69

(C) 60

(D) 65


  1. If ACID is written as 1C3D, PAMPER is written as P1MP2R, then how will BOMBAY be written?

(A) B5MB2Y

(B) B4MB1Y

(C) B4MB2Y

(D) B3MB1Y


  1. If number 2 is in bottom, then which number is on top of a dice?

(A) 1

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 3


  1. Rashik walks 20m North. Then he turns right and walks 30m. Then he turns right and walks 35m. Then he turns left and walks 15m. Then he again turns left and walks 15m. In which direction and how many metres away is he from his original position?

(A) 30m West

(B) 15m West

(C) 45m East

(D) 30m East


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



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

(A) 14

(B) 10

(C) 16

(D) 12



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WB Police SI Question Paper – 2019

  1. Find the odd one out.

(A) Carl Lewis

(B) Usain Bolt

(C) Ben Johnson

(D) Emil Jacktopek


  1. 7 : 49 :: 17 : ?

(A) 288

(B) 324

(C) 119

(D) 290


  1. Which of the following words will appear fourth in the dictionary?

(A) Sanatorium

(B) Sanction

(C) Sanctity

(D) Sanskrit


  1. Gopal said, pointing to Govind ‘His father is my father’s only son’. How is Gopal related to Govind?

(A) Grandson

(B) Son

(C) Grandfather

(D) Father


  1. Molly travelled from point A to point B which is 5 feet. He then travelled 6 feet to his right and then turned to left and went 4 feet. Finally, he again went 6 feet to his left. How far is he from the point B now?

(A) 6 feet

(B) 4 feet

(C) 10 feet

(D) 5 feet


  1. Vinod introduces Vishal as the son of the only brother of his father’s wife. How is Vinod related to Vishal?

(A) Son

(B) Brother

(C) Uncle

(D) Cousin


  1. Sita is older to Swapna. Lavanya is older to Swapna but younger than Sita. Varna is younger than both Hari and Swapna. Swapna is older to Hari. Who is the youngest?

(A) Varna

(B) Hari

(C) Sita

(D) Lavanya

  1. If MEKLF is coded as 91782 and LLLJK as 88867, then how can IGHED be coded?

(A) 64521

(B) 53410

(C) 97854

(D) 75632


  1. Select the missing number from the given responses:

(A) 512

(B) 1000

(C) 343

(D) 729


  1. What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following number series?

2, 10, 30, ?, 130, 222

(A) 95

(B) 42

(C) 125

(D) 68


  1. How many such ‘R’s are there in the following letter series which are immediately preceded by ‘M’ and immediately followed by ‘K’?


(A) Four

(B) Five

(C) Three

(D) Two


  1. If 84 × 13 = 8 and 37 × 13 = 6 then 56 × 22 = ____

(A) 7

(B) 9

(C) 6

(D) 8


  1. What should come in place of ‘?’ mark in the given number series?

1, 8, 9, 64, 25, ?, 49

(A) 40

(B) 216

(C) 36

(D) 99


  1. Find the odd one out:

(A) Japan

(B) Sri Lanka

(C) India

(D) New Zealand

  1. Five girls M, N, O, P and Q are standing in a row. P is on the right of Q. N is on the left of Q, but is on the right of M. P is on the left of o. Who is standing on the extreme right?

(A) O

(B) Q

(C) N

(D) P


  1. If ‘A’ means ‘+’, ‘B’ means ‘-‘, ‘C’ means ‘×’ and ‘D’ means ‘÷’, then what will be the value of following expression ?

8 D 2 A 6 C 3 B 5

(A) 25

(B) 10

(C) 30

(D) 17


  1. What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following number series?

9, 20, 33, 48, ?, 84, 105

(A) 68

(B) 62

(C) 72

(D) 65


  1. If 72 × 96 = 6927, 58 × 87 = 7885, then 79 × 86 =?

(A) 7689

(B) 6897

(C) 8976

(D) 6978


  1. Coffee : Caffeine :: Tobacco : ?

(A) Nicotine

(B) Tanin

(C) Alexine

(D) Novocaine


  1. Complete the given letter series in the following :


(A) aabb

(B) baba

(C) abab

(D) bbaa


  1. X is the east of Y which is in the north of Z. If P is in the east of Z, then in which direction of X, is P?

(A) South-West

(B) West

(C) South-East

(D) South


  1. Vivek and Ashok start from a fixed point. Vivek moves 3 km north and turns right and then covers 4 km. Ashok moves 5 km west and turns right and walks 3 km. Now how far are they apart?

(A) 9 km

(B) 6 km

(C) 10 km

(D) 8 km


  1. Select the missing number from the given responses:

(A) 58

(B) 65

(C) 51

(D) 64


  1. In a certain code language ‘T’ is written as 20, ‘TAX’ is written as 20124 and ‘XERO’ is written as 2451815. How would the word ‘BABY’ be written in that code language?

(A) 21224

(B) Cannot be determined

(C) 21225

(D) 21220


  1. Choose the odd one:







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WB Police SI Question Paper – 2018

  1. MATCH = OCVEJ, then SCORE = ?






  1. In a certain code language, A is written as C, B is written as D, C is written as E and so on up to Z. how is CHIKMAGALUR written in that code?






  1. Arrange the following in meaningful sequence :-
  1. Consultation
  2. Illness
  3. Doctor
  4. Treatment
  5. Recovery

The meaningful sequence is :-

(A) i, iii, iv, v, ii

(B) iii, iv, ii, i, v

(C) iii, ii, i, iv, v

(D) ii, iii, i, iv, v


  1. During a certain year, Gandhiji’s birthday falls on Sunday. On which day will be Christmas in that year?

(A) Friday

(B) Wednesday

(C) Monday

(D) Sunday


  1. If ‘+’ means ‘-‘, ‘-‘ means ‘×’, ‘÷’ means ‘+’, and ‘×’ means ‘÷’, then 10 × 5 ÷ 3 – 2 + 3 = ?

(A) ⁵³⁄₃

(B) 21

(C) 5

(D) 18


  1. Consider the following years :

1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300 and 2400

How many leap years are there in the above?

(A) 6

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 9

  1. Pointing to a photograph, Suresh said “she is the only daughter of my grandfather’s only son.” How is Suresh related to the person in the photograph?

(A) Niece

(B) Mother

(C) Sister

(D) No relation


  1. Find the number of triangles in the given figure :-

(A) 12

(B) 10

(C) 8

(D) 14


  1. If in a mirror a clock shows time as 12 : 40, then the real time is :-

(A) 11 : 20

(B) 10 : 10

(C) 8 : 50

(D) 12 : 40


  1. Which symbol will be on the face opposite to the face with symbol * ?

(A) 8

(B) $

(C) @

(D) +


  1. Among five boys, B is taller than A, but not as tall as D. C is taller than E, but shorter than A. Who is the tallest in the batch?

(A) Cannot be determined

(B) B

(C) A

(D) D


  1. In a row of 18 children, Raju is seventh from the left. If Moti exchanges his positions with Raju, Raju will be fifteenth from the left. What is Moti’s present position from the right?

(A) Eleventh

(B) Fourth

(C) Eighth

(D) Twelfth


  1. Radha is younger to Sunita but elder than Rita. Rita is elder than Geeta. Shyam is elder to Rita but younger to Radha. Who is the youngest of all?

(A) Shyam

(B) Sunita

(C) Rita

(D) Geeta

  1. Find the odd one out :-

(A) Chilli

(B) Garlic

(C) Ginger

(D) Potato


  1. One morning Uday and Vishal were talking to each other face to face at a crossing. If Vishal’s shadow was exactly to the left of Uday, which direction was Uday facing?

(A) North

(B) West

(C) East

(D) South


Directions (Qs. 84 to 88): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the center. F is third to the right of C and second to the left of H. D is not an immediate neighbour of C or H. E is to the immediate right to A who is second to the right of G.


  1. Who is to the immediate right of C?

(A) D

(B) B

(C) E

(D) B or D


  1. Who is second to the left of C?

(A) E

(B) B

(C) A

(D) D


  1. Which of the following is the correct position of B with respect to H?
  1. Second to the right
  2. Fourth to the right
  3. Third to the left
  4. Second to the left

(A) iii

(B) ii

(C) i

(D) Both ii and iii


  1. Which of the following pair of persons has first person sitting to the right of the second person?

(A) FG

(B) DB

(C) CB

(D) HA


  1. Who sits between G and D?

(A) F

(B) D

(C) H

(D) E


  1. Which one of the following diagrams indicates the best relation between Travellers, train and Bus?



  1. From the following 4 numbers, select that one which does not conform to the others :-

125, 64, 216, 81

(A) 216

(B) 64

(C) 125

(D) 81


  1. A man walks 3 km northwards and then turns left and goes 2 km. He again turns left and goes 3 km. Then he turns right and walks straight. In which direction he is walking now?

(A) North

(B) West

(C) East

(D) South


  1. Select a suitable figure from the four alternatives that would complete the figure matrix:-

(A) 3

(B) 2

(C) 1

(D) 4


  1. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?


(A) caba

(B) acba

(C) bacb

(D) abba



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