As we all know, Logical Reasoning is
an important component of a number of competitive examinations such as the UPSC
Civil Services Examination, Banking Entrance Examinations, SSC CGL/CHSL
Examination, MBA Entrance Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, etc.
In order to help you practise and improve your reasoning ability, we provide you
this Logical Reasoning Quiz.

Given below are a few questions from
SSC examinations held in the last few years. Leave your answers/ responses in
the comments section below and soon we’ll let you know the correct answers!

Directions (1 – 5) : In the following question, sentence has
been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested
select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct
Speech.

1. Kiran asked me, “Did you see the cricket match on
television last night?”

(a) Kiran asked me whether
I saw the cricket match on television the earlier night

(b) Kiran asked me whether
I had seen the cricket match on television the earlier night

(c) Kiran asked me did I
see the cricket match on television last night

(d) Kiran asked me whether
I had seen the cricket match on television last night

2. David said to Anna,
“Mona will leave for her native place tomorrow.”

(a) David told Anna that
Mona will leave for her native place tomorrow

(b) David told Anna that
Mona left for her native place the next day

(c) David told to Anna
that Mona would be leaving for her native place tomorrow

(d) David told Anna that
Mona would leave for her native place the next day

3. I said to him, “Why
are you working so hard?”

(a) I asked him why he was
working so hard

(b) I asked him why was he
working so hard

(c) I asked him why he had
been working so hard

(d) I asked him why had he
been working so hard

4. He said to her, “What
a cold day!”

(a) He told her that it
was a cold day

(b) He exclaimed that it
was a cold day

(c) He exclaimed
sorrowfully that it was a cold day

(d) He exclaimed that it
was a very cold day

5. The tailor said to him, “Will you have the suit ready by
tomorrow evening?”

(a) The tailor asked him
that he will have the suit ready by the next evening

(b) The tailor asked him
that he would had the suit ready by the next evening

(c) The tailor asked him
if he would have the suit ready by the next evening

(d) The tailor asked him
if he will like to have the suit ready by the next evening

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