## Friday, 14 August 2015

### Banking Pathway 2015 : Reasoning Quiz

1. In a certain code language ‘they have come back’ is written as ‘na ja sa da' and ‘they have gone there’ is written as ‘da ka pa na’. How is ‘come’ written in that code language?
(1) Sa
(2) na
(3) ja
(4) sa or ja
(5) Data inadequate
2. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters IFEL using each letter only once in each word?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

3. Each consonant in the word TIRADES is replaced by the previous letter in the English alphabet and each vowel is replaced by the next letter in the English alphabet and the new letters are rearranged alphabetically. Which of the following will be the fourth from the right end?
(1) F
(2) J
(3) Q
(4) C
(5) None of these

4. Pointing to a ‘girl, Mihir said “she is the only daughter of my grandfather’s  only child". How is the girl related to Mihir?
(1) Daughter
(2) Niece
(3) Sister
(4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these  '

5. ln a row of twenty-five children facing South R is sixteenth from the right end and B is eighteenth from the left end. How many children are there bétween R and B?
(1) 2
(2) 3
(3) 4
(4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these

Directions: (6–10) Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:
H 9 3 P \$ K E % 4 F R 1 U @ W G 2 M I 5 B Q Z 6 © * N δ 8 V J

6. lf all the symbols and numbers are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following
will be the fourteenth from the right end?
(1) M
(2) K
(3) W
(4) E
(5) None of these

7. What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement?
PK%   RUW M5Q
(1) © N 8
(2) © N δ
(3) 6 * 8
(4) 6 * 8
(5) None of these

8. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a symbol?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

9. Which of the following is the seventh to the left of the twentieth from the left end of the above arrangement?
(1) U
(2) \$
(3) I
(4) N
(5) None of these

10. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a number but not immediately preceded by a number ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

Directions (11 – 15) In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II, & Ill. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

11. Statements
Some carrots are brinjals.
Some brinjals are apples.
All apples are bananas.
Conclusions
I. Some apples are carrots.
II. Some bananas are brinjals.
III. Some bananas are carrots.

(1) Only I follows
(2) Only ll follows
(3) Only lll follows
(4) Only either ll or lll follows
(5) None of these

12. Statements
All keys are locks.
All locks are bangles.
All bangles are cars.
Conclusions
I. Some cars are locks.
II. Some bangles are keys.
III. Some cars are keys.

(1) Only I follows
(2) Only l and ll follow
(3) Only II and III follow
(4) Only II and III follow
(5) All I, II and III follow

13. Statements
All fruits are leaves.
Some leaves are trees.
No tree is house.
Conclusions
I. Some houses are fruits.
II. Some trees are fruits.
III. No house is fruit.

(1) Only I follows
(2) Only II follows
(3) Only lll follows
(4) Only either I or III follows
(5) None follows

14. Statements
All tables are mirrors.
Some mirrors are chairs.
All chairs are glasses.
Conclusions
I. Some glasses are mirrors.
II. Some chairs are tables.
III. Some mirrors are tables.

(1) Only I and II follow
(2) Only II and III follow
(3) Only I and III follow
(4) All I, II and III follow
(5) None of these

15. Statements
All calculators are boxes.
All boxes are taps.
Some taps are machines.
Conclusions
I. Some machines are boxes.
II. Some taps are calculators.
III. Some boxes are calculators.

(1) Only I and II follow
(2) Only I and III follow
(3) Only II and III follow
(4) All I, II and III follow
(5) None of these

Answers
1)4
2)3
3)2
4)3
5)5
6)4
7)1
8)2
9)1
10)5
11)2
12)5
13)4
14)3
15)3