Short Tricks to Solve Mirror and Water Images Reasoning Questions for SSC and Railway Exams 2022

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : February 15th, 2022

Short Tricks to Solve Mirror and Water Images Reasoning Questions: Reasoning is an important section in SSC and Railway Exams. In this article, we have explained the mirror image and water image with the help of examples. This topic comes under non-verbal reasoning and it is a very scoring topic. 

Let us learn easy ways to solve mirror and water image reasoning questions. In addition that we have also shared tricks for water image and mirror image of alphabets for the upcoming  SSC CGL 2022SSC CHSL 2022, RRB NTPC, RRB Group D etc. Go through the article and let us know if it was helpful for you. 

Important Mirror Image & Water Image Questions for SSC Exams 2022

Mirror Image

Case 1: When the mirror is placed at top of the image

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If the mirror is placed horizontally at MN, then the top and bottom part of the image will be changed, while the left and right side of the image remains the same.

The reflection of the image looks like,

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Case 2: When the mirror is placed on the right-hand side of the image.

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  If the mirror is placed horizontally at MN, then the top and bottom part of the image remains the same, while the left and right side of the image will be interchanged in the mirror image.

 The reflection of the image looks like,

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Case 3: When the mirror is placed on the left-hand side of the image.

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If the mirror is placed horizontally at MN, then the top and bottom part of the image remains the same, while the left and right side of the image will be interchanged in the mirror image.

The reflection of the image looks like,

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Clock-Based Mirror Image Questions:

If a clock seen through a mirror shows quarter past three. What is the correct time shown by the clock?

Quarter past three means the time showing in the mirror image of the clock is 3:15 and it looks like, byjusexamprep

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It is clear from Fig. (X) that, if seen through a mirror the time indicated by the clock is 3:15. When the mirror is placed vertically at AB, the mirror image i.e., Fig (Y) shows the actual time in the clock i.e., (8: 45). 

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Letter-Based Mirror Image Question:

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

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After observing the given question figure, Since, MN is the mirror line, then after reflection right portion of the question figure should be shown in the left side in the reflected image, similarly, the left portion of the question figure should be shown on the right side in the reflected image.

The mirror image of the figure looks like,

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Water Image Questions:

Water Images in non-verbal reasoning is the same as the Mirror Images method. basically, the Water image is just a reflection where the top and bottom parts of the images changed where the left and right sides of the image remain the same. In the Mirror image left side and right side changed vice-versa where the top and bottom remain the same. See the below example to understand in brief.

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What will be the water image of the given question figure?

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 The water image is the inverted image obtained by turning the object upside down. The top and bottom part of the image will be changed, while the left and right-hand side of the image remains the same.
The reflection of the image looks like,

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Water Image of Numbers:

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 Water image of Small Letter Alphabets

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Water Image of Capital Letter Alphabets

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FAQs

  • A total of 25 reasoning questions are asked in the SSC CGL exam.

  • Some important reasoning topics for SSC exams 2022 are Analogy, Series, Puzzles, Venn Diagram, Blood relations etc.

  • Mirror and water image reasoning questions are asked based on clocks, alphabet letters and numbers in SSC and Railway Exams.

  • SSC CGL reasoning score 2022 can be improved using useful reasoning tricks and improving on speed and accuracy while solving SSC reasoning questions.

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