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SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning

SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning

SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning :

In stage 1 testing, there are three different tests that are conducted, namely 

  • SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning
  • SSB Intelligence Test Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PPDT)

SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning is the understanding and reasoning concept framed in words. 

It most specifically refers to more complex thinking tasks, such as analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of the text.

It aims at evaluating the ability to think logically and constructively. In verbal intelligence test, a series of question is provided, the candidate has to understand the pattern and pick the correct answer. 

The number of questions is generally 40-50 and time given to candidates to solve them, is 25-35 milt There is no negative marking, so try to attempt all questions. 

You will usually find questions in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning on all of the following :

• Spelling Test 

• Sentence Completion 

• Analogy 

• Verbal Deductions 

• Synonym and Antonym 

• Direction Sense Test

• Classification 

• Series 

• Sitting Arrangement 

• Blood Relations 

• Logical Venn Diagram 

• Ranking 

Some examples of each of the above category are provided as illustrations and there some sample tests are given for practice. 

SPELLING TEST :

Spelling Test is one of the important category of SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning. In such type of questions four words are given, out of which one is incorrectly spelled, you are required to find that word. 

Basically, these type of questions, test your vocabulary. 

SENTENCE COMPLETION :

The questions are designed to test the comprehension ability as well as the knowledge of the meaning of the words required to be filled in.

The questions of Sentence Completion in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning may be little bit easy.

The candidate is asked to select the best of the alternatives given below a sentence. 

These questions are relatively straight forward but more than one of the words may complete the sentence so you must read it carefully and choose the appropriate word. 

Which of these words completes the sentence in the way that makes most sense? 

These type of questions can be better understood with the help of examples given below :

2. As a result of many unsuitable candidates were selected for the posts. 

(a) tolerance 

(b) favouritism

 (c) humility 

(d) weakness

3. The pilot was injured, he died within half an hour. 

(a) seriously 

(b) fatally 

(c) fatefully 

(d) vitally 

4. Only when failed, the police restored to 

(a) efforts, power 

(b) arrests, imprisonment 

(c) persuasions, force 

(d) power, punishment

 

SYNONYM AND ANTONYM :

Synonym and Antonym in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning is important category. 

Basically these word meaning questions test your vocabulary.

You are required to know the meaning of the words given in order to select the words which have either the same or opposite meanings.

ANALOGY :

Analogy can be described as the logical, similarity between two or more groups of numbers, letters, words, objects and things. 

The questions of Analogy in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning is asked to check the candidate’s intellectual skills. 

The candidate is required to carefully identify the relationship between the two or more 11 and find out the alternative based on that relationship. 

DIRECTION SENSE TEST :

 In these type of questions in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning, some instructions related to directions are given. 

A candidate is required to follow instructions and ascertain the final direction or distance between two points. 

The test is meant to judge the candidate’s ability to trace and follow correctly.

CLASSIFICATION :

The meaning of Classification in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning is to observe the differences and similarities among various items such as numbers, letters or may be anything based on the basis of certain properties. 

The similarity is common to the group and is followed by every member or item of the group, the one which does not follow the common property in the group is the odd one.

SERIES :

Series in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning, can be defined as a sequence or pattern of numbers, alphabets or combination of these two term follows a certain pattern throughout the series. 

The candidate is required to study the given series, identify the pattern followed in the series and then complete the given series with the most suitable alternative or find the wrong term in the series.

SITTING ARRANGEMENT :

Sitting arrangement is defined as the arrangement of objects or persons based on the given information. 

The questions of Sitting Arrangement in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning will be little bit easy.

The arrangement of persons or objects may be linear, circular, rectangular, square etc.

 

BLOOD RELATIONS :

Blood relations means any relation between two or more persons which is acquired by them by the virtue of their birth. 

From this topic in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning, questions are asked which involve the analysis of the information showing the blood relations among members of the family. 

Blood relationship is defined as the social relationship among the members of the family. 

The relationship can be divided into two main categories— Maternal and Paternal. 

Relations on the mother’s side are called maternal while the relations on the father’s side are called paternal. 

LOGICAL VENN DIAGRAM :

Logical Venn Diagram is another important category of SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning. In this topic, we deal with questions which aim at analyzing a candidate’s ability to relate a certain given group of items/things and represent it diagrammatically. 

Figures representing the groups of items/things in the form of enclosed regions are called Venn diagrams. 

To represent these diagrams, we use different geometrical figures such as circles, squares, rectangles, triangles etc.

RANKING :

It ranking means arranging a set of objects/persons from the top and the bottom or from the right and the left, as per the given relation between them. 

The questions related to Ranking in SSB Intelligence Test Verbal Reasoning will be little bit tough.

It deals with the problems related to the arrangement of the persons/objects in ascending/descending order. (based on different) parameters like height, weight, age, salary etc.) determining the position of person/object in a row/queue. 

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