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# Reasoning Test for Bank Exam

1-5. Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

1. Among P, K, D and R, who are children of M?
I. P and K are sisters of R.
II. D is mother of K and wife of M.

2. How is ’call’ written in a code language?
I. ’call me back’ is written as ’531’ in that code language.
II. ’you can call me any time’ is written as ’948163’ in the code language.

3. If ’over and above’ is written as ’ja na ta’ in a code language, how is ’and’ written in that code language?
I. ’come and go’ is written as ’ha la ja’ in that code language.
II. ’he and you’ is written as ’da ja ma’ in that code language.

4. Among Sanjay, Suresh, Navin, Prakash and Karan, who has secured maximum marks in Mathematics?
I. Karan has secured more marks in Mathematics than Suresh and Navin.
II. Sanjay and Prakash have secured less marks in Mathematics than Navin.

5. B is brother of D. D is sister of K. K is brother of M. How is M related to B?
I. P is mother of B.
II. H is husband of P.

6-10. In each of the questions below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two given statements as true then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements.
(a) if only conclusion I follows.
(b) if only conclusion II follows
(c) if either I or II follows
(d) if neither I nor II follows
(e) if both follow

6. Statements :
(A) All cats are dogs.
(B) All dogs are brown.
Conclusions :
I. All cats are brown.
II. All brown are dogs.

7. Statements :
(A) All computers are pentiums.
(B) Some pentinums are machines.
Conclusions :
I. Some computers are machines.
II. Some machines are computers.

8. Statements :
(A) Some apples are fruit
(B) Some fruits are sour
Conclusions :
I. Some apples are sour.
II. Some sours are fruit

9. Statements :
(A) Some rods are sticks
(B) Some scales are rods.
Conclusions :
I. Some sticks are rods.
II. Some scales are sticks.

10. Statements :
(A) All pens are long.
(B) All pencils are long.
Conclusions :
I. All pens are pencils.
II. Some Pens are pencils.

11. If the letters of the word ’SUITABLE’ which are at odd-numbered positions in the English alphabet are picked up and arranged in alphabetical order from left and if they are now substituted by Z, Y, X and so on, beginning from left, which letter will get substituted by W?
a) A
b) E
c) I
d) S
e) None

12. If the first and the second letters of the word MISJUDGEMENTS are interchanged with
the last and the second last letters, and similarly the third and the fourth letters are interchanged with third and the fourth letters from the last respectively, ans so on, then what will be the 5th letter to the right of the 3rd letter from the left?
a) E
b) G
c) D
d) T
e) None of these

13-17. Answer these questions referring to the letter sequence fiven below:
NOPQYBZARSHIJKLMTUVGFEWXDC

13. If letters of the above given series are written in reverse order then which letter will be third to the left of eighteen letter from your right?
a) Z
b) F
c) I
d) L
e) None of these

14. What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following series? NDP, QWB, ZFR,?
a) SVI
b) AFS
c) IVS
d) SFA
e) None

15. Which of the following is the fifth to the right of thirteenth letter from your left?
a) U
b) J
c) S
d) Z
e) None of these

16. If every alternate letter starting from O is replaced with odd numbers starting from 1, which letter of number will be third to the left of tenth letter from your right?
a) 15
b) L
c) K
d) 13
e) None of these

17. If it is possible to make a meaningful word from the eighth, sixteenth, seventeenth and twenty second letters from your left in the given series, which will be the first letter of that word? If no
such word can be formed, your answer would be X, and if more than one such word can be formed, answer is P?
a) M
b) T
c) X
d) E
e) P

18. Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series are increased by one. Which of the following alternative observes this rule?
a) KMPTY
b) IJKOT
c) HJMQT
d) DFIJK
e) None of these

19. Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series is two. Which one of the following alternative observes this rule?
a) SPMLI
b) TSPNKH
c) UROLIF
d) WTQNKJ
e) None of these

20. If the words in the sentence, ’’She showed several sample snaps’’ are rearranged in the alphabetical order, which will be the middle word?
a) snaps
b) sample
c)several
d) showed
e) she

21-22 : In a code language each of the vowels, ie A, E, I, O and U, is substituted by the letter preceding it while a consonant is substituted by the nearest vowel?

21. How can the word EVIDENCE be written in that code?
a) DUHJEDOED

22. How can the word JOURNALIST be written in that code?
a) INTOOZOHUU
b) INTUOZIHUU
c) INTOOZIHUU
d) INTUOZOHUU
e) Can’t say

23. If blue is called green, green is called black, black is called white, white is called red and red is called broun, then which of the following is the colour of the ordinary post-box?
a) Green
b) Red
c) White
d) Brown
e) None

24. A man isfacing west. He turns450 in the clockwise direction and then another 1800 in the same direction and than 2700 in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now?
a) South
b) North-West
c) West
d) South-West
e) None

25. One day, Ravi left home and cycled 10 km southwards, turned right and cycled 5 km and turned right and cycled 10 km and turned left and cycled 10 km. How many kilometres will he have to cycle to reach his home straight?
a) 10 km
b) 15 km
c) 20 km
d) 25 km
e) None

26. Standing on a platform, Amit told Sunita that Aligarh was more than ten kilometres but less than fifteen kilometres from there. Sunita knew that it was more than twelve but less then fourteen kilometers from there. If both of them were correct, which of the following could be the distance of Aligarh from the platform?
a) 11 km
b) 12 km
c) 13 km
d) 14 km
e) None

27. Ketan takes casual leave only on first working day of every month. The office has weekly offs on Saturday and Sunday. In a month of 30 days, the first working day happened to be Tuesday. What will be the day for his next casual leave?
a) Wednesday
b) Thursday
c) Friday
d) Monday
e) None of these

28. Income is related to Profit in the same way as Expenditure is related to
a) Sale
b) Receipts
c) Surplus
d) Loss
e) Balance

29. Electricity is related to Wire in the same way as Water is related to
a) Bottle
b) Jug
c) River
d) Pipe
e) None

30. Hospital is related to Nurse in the same way as Court is related to
a) Justice
b) Lawyer
c) Judgement
d) Trial
e) None of these

31. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which of the following is the one that does not belong to the group?
a) Hockey
b) Polo
c) Tennis
d) Cricket
e) Golf

32. Four of the following are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
a) Apple
b) Orange
c) Papaya
d) Water-melon
e) Mango

33. Which of the following will come in the place of the question mark (?) in the following letter series based on their position in English alphabet?
AEC, EIG, ?, MQO, QUS
a) INK
b) DHF
c) IMK
d) GKI
e) None

34. Which of the following groups of letter should come in the place of the question mark (?) in the series formed by letter group of English alphabet given below?
AZB CYD EXF ? IVJ
a) GUH
b) GHU
c) GWH
d) GHW
e) None

40-44: Read the following information and answer the questions based on it.
I. The length, breadth and height of a rectangular piece of wood are 4 cm, 3 cm and 5 cm respectively.
II. Opposite sides of 5cm I 4cm are coloured in red.
III. Opposite sides of 4cm I 3cm are coloured in blue.
IV. Remaining sides of 5cm I 3cm are coloured in green on both sides.
V. Now the pieces are cut in such a way that cubes of 0.5cm I 0.5cm I 0.5cm will be made.

40. How many cubes will have all the three colours?
a) 8
b) 10
c) 12
d) 4
e) None of these

41. How many cubes will not have any colour?
a) 6
b) 60
c) 96
d) 192
e) None of these

42. How many cubes will have only two colours red and green on their sides?
a) 32
b) 24
c) 16
d) 72
e) None of these

43. How many cubes will have only one colour?
a) 24
b) 32
c) 48
d) 104
e) None of these

44. How many cubes will have at least one colour?
a) 264
b) 280
c) 288
d) 208
e) None

(45-48): These question are based on the following arrangement. Study the arrangement carefully and answer the questions.
M J 5 \$ E K L 4 3 F 1 9 3 J T Q U R 8 A 2 D 7 @ 1 P H 6 ‘

45. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the besis of above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not be long to the group?

a) 5H
b) F2
c) K@
d) J6
e) \$1

46. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately precending a consonnant?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) More than three

47. How many such numerals are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceding a symbol?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) More than three