The reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are nine floors building in which nine shops are situated on different floor separately. The ground floor is numbered 1 and so on. Nine persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and I are working in different shops like Antique, Bakery, Salon, Bookstore, Boutique, Cafe, Chemist, Dairy and Jewellery but not necessarily in the same order.
I works in the shop which is on the even number floor but not on the eight floor. There are gap of two floor between I and the person who works in Dairy shop. There are gap of two floors between the floor on which the one who works in Dairy shop and the one who works in Bakery shop. Dairy shop is on the top floor. Antique Shop is on the odd numbered floor. E works in Antique and he does not work immediately above or immediately below the floor on which I works. There are gap of two floors between the floor on which E and D works. D works in Boutique. A works in Cafe which is on the even number floor. There are gap of two floors between A and the person who works in Bookstore. There is gap of one floor between the floor on which the person who works in Bookstore and the one who works in Jewellery. B works in Jewellery which is one of the floor above on which the person who works in Bookstore. C works in Salon which is on even number floor but not on the second floor. F does not work in Chemist or Dairy. G does not work in Dairy.

Q1. Who among following works on floor number 3?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) G
(d) D
(e) F

Q2.Which of the following is correct?
(a) C-Salon-9th floor
(b) I-Bakery-7th floor
(c) E-Antique-2nd floor
(d) G-Chemist-3rd floor
(e) G-Dairy-9th floor

Q3.F is related to Jewellery and A is related to Boutique, in the same way I is related to?
(a) Bookstore
(b) Dairy
(c) Salon
(d) Antique
(e) None of these

Q4.How many floors are there between the shop(s) in which I and E work?
(a) one
(b) two
(c) three
(d) more than three
(e) None of these

Q5.How many floors are below from the shops in which D works?
(a) One
(b) two
(c) more than three
(d) three
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule and generates stepwise outputs till the arrangement is complete following that rule.Following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement till the last step.

Input: the 16 figure 65 and 27 we 31 change 57 but 49
Step I: 651 the 16 figure and 27 we 31 change but 49 572
Step II: we 651 16 figure and 27 31 change but 49 572 the
Step III: 493 we 651 16 figure and 27 change but 572 the 314
Step IV: figure 493 we 651 16 and 27 but 572 the 314 change
Step V: 275 figure 493 we 651 and but 572 the 314 change 166
Step VI: but 275 figure 493 we 651 572 the 314 change 166 and
And Step VI is the last step of the input.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out the answer to each of the questions given below:
Input: this 15 is 72 not 29 an 56 end 49 but 33

Q6. In which step the elements ‘this 721 an’ found in the same order?
(a) Step I
(b) Step II
(c) Step III
(d) Step V
(e)Step VI

Q7. In step IV, which of the following word/number would be at 2nd position to the left of 6th from the right end?
(a) 15
(b) 29
(c) an
(d) 721
(e) this

Q8. What is the sum of numbers which is obtained by third from right end in step III and the number which is obtained in extreme left in Step V?
(a) 775
(b) 757
(c) 857
(d) 657
(e) 557

Q9. Which of the following would be the step III after arrangement?
(a) 493 this 721 15 is 29 an end but 562 not 334
(b) 493 this 721 15 is 29 an end but 562 not 34
(c) 493 this 721 15 is 292 an end but 562 not 334
(d) 491 this 721 15 is 29 an end but 562 not 334
(e) None of these

Q10. In step VI, ‘but’ is related to ‘an’ and ‘295’ is related to ‘156’. In the same way ‘is’ is related to?
(a) end
(b) 562
(c) 721
(d) this
(e) None of these

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Following are the conditions for selecting Accounts Officer in an organization.
The candidate must
(i) be atleast 21 yr and not more than 26 yr as on 1.11.2011.
(ii) be a commerce graduate (B.Com.) with atleast 55% aggregate marks.
(iii) have work experience of atleast 2 yr in the Accounts Department of an organization.
(iv) have secured atleast 50% marks in the Selection Process.
In the case of a candidate who fulfills all the conditions except
1. at (i) above, but atleast 21 yr old and not more than 28 yr old and has work experience of 5 yr as Accounts Assistant in an organization, his/her case is to be referred to GM-Accounts.
2. at (ii) above but has secured atleast 50% aggregate marks in graduation and has secured atleast 55% marks in the selection process, his/her case is to be referred to VP Accounts.
In each questions below, details of one candidate are provided. You have to take one of the following courses of actions based on the conditions given above and the information provided in each question and mark the number of that course of action as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 1.11.2011.
(a) If the case is to be referred to GM-Accounts
(b) If the case is to be referred to VP-Accounts
(c) If the candidate is to be selected
(d) If the candidate is not to be selected
(e) If the data provided are inadequate to take a decision
Now, read the information provided in each question and mark you answer accordingly.

Q11. Vichitra Ram was born on 25th November, 1989. He has secured 60% aggregate marks in B.Com. and 65% marks in the Selection Process. He has been working in the Accounts Department of an organization for the past 3 yr.

Q12. Mukti Patil was born on 6th June, 1988. She has secured 60% aggregate marks in B.Com. and 49% marks in the Selection Process. She has been working in the Accounts Department of an organization for the past 3 yr.

Q13. Ankur Das has secured 55% aggregate marks in graduation(B.com). He has been working for past 4 yr in the Accounts Department of an organization. He has secured 50% marks in the Selection Process. He was born on 12th July, 1988.

Q14. Manju Gaur was born on 18th April, 1985. She has been working as Accounts Assistant in an organization for the past 5 yr. She has secured 60% aggregate marks in B.Com and 55% marks in the Selection Process.

Q15. Niranjan Jyoti has secured 50% aggregate marks in B.Com. and 60% marks in the Selection Process. He has been working in the Accounts Department of an organization for past 4 yr. He was born on 2nd January, 1987.

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