Reasoning practice Questions for Upcoming Bank Exam 2018

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Reasoning practice Questions for Prelims Exam 2018

Expected Reasoning practice Questions for Upcoming Bank Exam 2018

1.The positions of the first and the fourth letters of the word PLANET are interchanged, similarly, the positions of the second and fifth letters and third and sixth letters are interchanged. In the new arrangement thus formed, how many letters are there between the letter which is second from the right and the letter which is fourth from the left according to the English alphabetical order ?

(a)None

(b)One

(c)Two

(d)Three

(e)Four

2.The positions of how many alphabets will remain unchanged if each of the alphabets in the word WORTHY is arranged in alphabetical order from left to right ?

(a)None

(b)One

(c)Two

(d)Three

(e)More than three

3.How many such pairs of letters are there in the word REASON, each of which has as many letters between the min the word (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?

(a)None

(b)One

(c)Two

(d)Three

(e)More than three

4.‘Writing is related to Pen’ in the same way as ____ ?

(a)‘Singing’ is related to ‘Music’

(b)‘Stitching’ is related to ‘Needle’

(c)‘Dancing’ is related to ‘Exercise’

(d)‘Carpenter’ is related to ‘tools’

(e)‘Paper’ is related to ‘book’

5.If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the second, third, eighth and ninth letters of the word‘ CONFLICTED’, which would be the second letter of the word from the left ? If more than one such word can be formed, give ‘A’ as the answer. If no such word can be formed, give ‘Z’ as your answer.

(a)A

(b)T

(c)O

(d)N

(e)Z

6.In which of the following expressions will the expressionP < M be definitely true ?

(a)M <R > P > S

(b)M > S = P < F

(c)Q < M < F = P

(d)P = A < R < M

(e)None of these

7.In a case of 42 children, Joseph’s rank is sixteenth from the top. Kevin is seven ranks below Joseph. What is Kevin’s rank from the bottom ?

(a)22nd

(b)20th

(c)19th

(d)23rd

(e)25th

DIRECTIONS (Q. 8-10) :

The following questions are based on the alphabetical series given below :

C L R T B Q S M A P D I N F J K G Y X

8.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that belong to the group ?

(a)LBT

(b)SPA

(c)IJF

(d)PID

(e)BMS

9.If ‘CT’ is related to ‘RQ’ and ‘AI’ is related to ‘DF’ in a certain way, to which of the following is ‘SP’ related to, following the same pattern ?

(a)MD

(b)DN

(c)AD

(d)AI

(e)DF

10.What will come in place of the question mark in the following series ?

CR     LB     TM    SI     ?

(a)PK

(b)DK

(c)DG

(d)NX

(e)PG

DIRECTIONS (Q. 11-15) :

Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

Eight people— S, R, N, L, M, T, O and P are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All eight belong to different professions —reporter, doctor, cricketer, teacher, accountant, shopkeeper, painter and supervisor. They are not necessarily seated in the mentioned order. M is sitting third to the left of O. The doctor is to the immediate right of M and M is not a reporter. R is sitting fourth to the right of P. Neither R nor P is an immediate neighbor of M. T is a teacher and is sitting third to the right of the doctor. The shopkeeper is sitting second to the left of the teacher. The painter is sitting second to the left of M. S the cricketer is sitting exactly between T and P. The accountant is sitting second to the right of the cricketer. N is sitting third to the left of T

11.Who amongst the following is a reporter ?

(a)O

(b)L

(c)N

(d)R

(e)None of these

12.What is S’s position with respect to R ?

(a)Third to the right

(b)Second to the right

(c)Third to the left

(d)Second to the left

(e)Fourth to the right

13.How many people are sitting between P and N when counted in an anti clockwise direction from N ?

(a)One

(b)Two

(c)Three

(d)Four

(e)None

14.Four of the following five pairs are like in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. What of the following belong to the group ?

(a)Teacher-Painter

(b)Supervisor-Shopkeeper

(c)Cricketer-Reporter

(d)Doctor-Accountant

(e)Shopkeeper-Doctor

15.Which one of the following statements is  according to the above mentioned arrangement ?

(a)N is to the immediate right of the supervisor

(b)The cricketer is third to the right of shopkeeper

(c)The doctor is sitting exactly between the supervisor and the shopkeeper

(d)L is neither a teacher nor a supervisor

(e)There are only three people between S and N

DIRECTIONS (Q. 16-20) :

Study the following information and answer the questions that follow :

In a certain code language, ‘hope to see you’ is coded as ‘reso na di’, ‘please come to see the party’ is coded as ‘fi ge nadi ke zo’, ‘hope to come’ is coded as ‘di so ge’ and ‘see you the party’ is coded as ‘re fi zo na’

16.How is ‘please’ coded in the given code language ?

(a)di

(b)ke

(c)fi

(d)na

(e)None of these

17.What does the code ‘so’ stand for in the given code language ?

(a)hope

(b)come

(c)see

(d)to

(e)None of these

18.How is ‘party’ coded in the given code language?

(a)Either ‘re’ or ‘fi’

(b)Either ‘zo’ of ‘na’

(c)Either ‘zo’ of ‘fi’

(d)Either ‘zo’ or ‘ge’

(e)‘Either ‘ke’ or ‘fi’

19.How will ‘please see you’ be coded in the given code language ?

(a)re na ke

(b)so re na

(c)zo re na

(d)na di ke

(e)ke re ge

20.Which one of the following will be coded as ‘so di re’ in the given code language ?

(a)you see hope

(b)hope you please

(c)hope you come

(d)the hope to

(e)you hope to

DIRECTIONS (Q. 21-23) :

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow :

P is son of Q. Q is mother of R. R is wife of T. T is father of V. V is brother of W. Y is mother of T.

21.Which of the following is  based upon the relationships given above ?

(a)W is grand-daughter of Y

(b)R is sister of P

(c)V is son of Q

(d)V is brother-in-law of Y

(e)None is true.

22.How is T related to P ?

(a)Son-in-law

(b)Brother

(c)Father-in-law

(d)Brother-in-law

(e)Cannot be determined

23.Which of the following is/are required to establish that W is the daughter of R ?

(a)No extra information is required as the relation can be established from the given information

(b)R has only three children, one son and two daughters

(c)Q has only the grandson

(d)Y has only two children, a son and a daughter

(e)Either (b) or (c)

DIRECTIONS (Q. 24-28) : 

K, L, M, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face outside while those who sit in the middle of the sides face the centre of the table. P sits third to the right of S. S faces the centre. Q sits third to the left of M. M does not sit in the middle of the sides. Only one person sits between Q and R. R is not an immediate neighbor of M. T faces the centre. K is not an immediate neighbor of R.

24.What is position of M with respect to L ?

(a)Third to the right

(b)M and L sit diagonally opposite to each other

(c)Second to the right.

(d)Second to the left

(e)Fifth to the right

25.Who sits exactly between Q and R ?

(a)T

(b)P

(c)K

(d)M

(e)S and K

26.Which of the following pairs represents the persons seated in the middle of the sides who face each other ?

(a)S, Q

(b)K, L

(c)M, P

(d)R, T

(e)T, Q

27.Who amongst the following sits between R and K when counted in anti-clockwise direction from K ?

(a)No one sits between R and K as R and K are immediate neighbors of each other

(b)S, P and L

(c)P and Q

(d)L and R

(e)M, S and T

28.If K is made to face the opposite direction, who would sit to his immediate right ?

(a)R

(b)Q

(c)P

(d)T

(e)S

29.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that   belong to that group ?

(a)L

(b)M

(c)K

(d)P

(e)R

DIRECTIONS (Q. 30-34) :

In each question below are four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the four given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the four given statements disregarding commonly known facts. 

Then decide which of the answers (1), (2), (3), (4) and(5) is correct and indicate it on the answer sheet.

30.All belts are rollers.

Some rollers are wheels.

All wheels are mats.

Some mats are cars.

Conclusion :

  1. Some mats are rollers.

II.Some mats are belts.

III.Some cars are rollers.

IV.Some rollers are belts.

 

(a)Only  I and II follow

(b)Only I, III and IV follow

(c)Only I and IV follow

(d)Only II, III and IV follow

(e)None of these

 

  1. Some tyres are rains.

Some rains are flowers.

All flowers are jungles.

All jungles are tubes.

Conclusion:

I.Some jungles are tyres.

II.Some tubes are rains.

III.Some jungles are rains.

IV.Some tubes are flowers.

 

(a)Only I, II and III follow

(b)Only II, III and IV follow

(c)Only I, III and IV follow

(d)All follow

(e)None of these

 

32.All desks are chairs.

All chairs are tables.

All tables are boxes.

All boxes are trunks.

Conclusion:

I.Some trunks are boxes.

II.All chairs are boxes.

III.Some boxes are desks.

IV.All desks are trunks.

 

(a)Only I, II and III follow

(b)Only I, II and IV follow

(c)Only II, III and IV follow

(d)All follow

(e)None of these

 

33.Some birds are goats.

Some goats are horses.

Some horses are lions.

Some lions are tigers.

Conclusion:

I.Some tigers are goats.

II.No tiger is goat.

III.Some lions are birds.

IV.No lion is bird.

 

(a)Only either I or II follows

(b)Only either III or IV follows

(c)Only either I or II and either III or IV follow

(d)Only I and II follow

(e)None of these

 

34.All papers are bottles.

All bottles are cups.

Some cups are jugs.

Some jugs are plates.

Conclusion:

I.Some plates are cups.

II.Some plates are bottles.

III.Some cups are papers.

IV.Some bottles are papers.

 

(a)Only III and IV follow

(b)Only I and II follow

(c)Only I and III follow

(d)Only II and IV follow

(e)None of these

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