# Short Tricks to Solve Mirror and Water Image Reasoning Questions for SSC & Railway Exams 2022

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : October 6th, 2022

Mirror and Water Image 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.

## Mirror Image and Water Image Questions

Most of the candidates face difficulties while solving Mirror Image and Water Image Questions in Reasoning section. However, having a few tricks up your sleeves will make things a lot easier. In this post, we have explained short tricks to solve mirror and water image reasoning questions to help you fetch the maximum marks from this topic.

## Important Mirror Image & Water Image Questions for SSC Exams 2022

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

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,

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

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,

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

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,

## 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,

Fig X

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).

## 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?

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,

## Water Image Questions

In non-verbal reasoning, the water image 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 it properly.

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

The water image is the inverted image obtained by turning the object upside down. The top and bottom parts 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 the following picture.

## Water Image of Capital Letter Alphabets

That's all you need to know about Mirror and Water Image Reasoning Questions for SSC exams. If you have any queries or facing any difficulty while solving Mirror and Water Image Questions, you can ask us in the comment box.

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## FAQs on Mirror Image and Water Image

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

• As per the analysis of previous year question papers, a total of 2 to 3 mirror image and water image questions are asked in the SSC exams.

• Some important reasoning topics for SSC exams 2022 are Analogy, Series, Puzzles, Venn Diagram, Blood relations, Mirror and Water Image etc. Atleast 2 to 4 questions are asked from all these topics.

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

• In this post, we have explained a few short tricks for Mirror and Water Image Reasoning Questions that will clear your concept and help you solve the maximum number of questions.

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