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): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
There are five friends and all of them belong to five different cities. The name of five friends are Saraswati, Sharwan, Siddharth, Surmai, and Shobha but not necessarily in the same order. And the five different cities name from where they hail are Agra, Varanasi, Kanpur, Delhi, Noida but not necessarily in the same order. They are experts in five different fields (i.e) teaching, music, medical (doctor), Software engineering and fashion designing but not necessarily in same order. And all of them are living in same Building. The building has five different floors numbered one to five (ground floor is 1 and so on). Shobha is living on the even number floor. The one who is from Varanasi lives on even numbered floor but above the floor on which the one who is from Noida. Surmai lives on the top floor. There is a gap of one floor between the one who is from Agra and the one who is from Kanpur. Sharwan is not from Varanasi. The doctor is either from Delhi or Agra. Shobha is from Noida. Surmai is in musical activity. Siddharth and Shobha are Doctor and fashion designer but not necessarily in same order. The person who is expert in music belongs to Agra. The teacher is not from Varanasi.

Q1. Sharwan is living on which floor?
(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth
(e) None of these

Q2. Which of the combination is true?
(a) Saraswati-Varanasi-Teacher
(b) Sharwan-Kanpur-Software Eng.
(c) Sharwan-Kanpur-Teacher
(d) Siddharth-Noida-Doctor
(e) None of these

Q3. There is a gap of how many floors between the person who is expert in Teacher and Software Eng.?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None

Q4. Who is a software engineer?
(a) Sharwan
(b) Saraswati
(c) Siddharth
(d) Surmai
(e) None of these

Q5. Who is an expert in fashion designing?
(a) Surmai
(b) Shobha
(c) Siddharth
(d) Sharwan
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, \$, *, # and Î´ are used with the following meaning as illustrated below.
‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
‘P # Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P Î´ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’.
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the four Conclusions I, II, III and IV given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q6. Statements: N Î´ B, B \$ W, W # H, H * M
Conclusions
I. M @ W
II. H @ N
III. W Î´ N
IV. W # N
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only III is true
(c) Only IV is true
(d) Only either III or IV is true
(e) Either III or IV and I are true

Q7. Statements: R * D, D \$ J, J # M, M @ K
Conclusions:
I. K # J
II. D @ M
III. R # M
IV. D @ K
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only II is true
(d) Only III is true
(e) Only IV is true

Q8. Statements: H @ T, T # F, F Î´ E, E * V
Conclusions
I. V \$ F
II. E @ T
III. H @ V
IV. T # V
(a) I, II and III are true
(b) I, II and IV are true
(c) II, III and IV are true
(d) I, III and IV are true
(e) All Follows

Q9. Statements: D # R, R * K, K @ F, F \$ J
Conclusions
I. J # R
II. J # K
III. R # F
IV. K @ D
(a) I, II and III are true
(b) II, III and IV are true
(c) I, III and IV are true
(d) All follows
(e) None of these

Q10. Statements: M \$ K, K @ N, N * R, R # W
Conclusions
I. W @ K
II. M \$ R
III. K @ W
IV. M @ N
(a) I and II are true
(b) I, II and III are true
(c) III and IV are true
(d) II, III and IV are true
(e) None of these

Directions (11-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
‘Q ÷ R’ means ‘Q is father of R’
‘Q × R’ means ‘Q is wife of R’
‘Q + R’ means ‘Q is son of R’
‘Q – R’ means ‘Q is sister of R’

Q11. How is C related to A, in the given expression A – B + C × D?
(a) Father
(b) Mother
(c) Sister
(d) Daughter
(e) None of these

Q12. Which of the following statements is true if the given expression is true?
M × L + N –O
(a) M is daughter of O
(b) L is father of O
(c) N is husband of L
(d) L is son of N
(e) None of these

Q13. What will come in place of question mark (?) if it is given that V is mother-in-law of W in the following expression?
W ÷ P + C – T ? V – Q
(a) ÷
(b) +
(c) ×
(d) –
(e) None of these

Q14. In a row of students facing north, B is 18th from the left and third to the right of D, who is 15th from the right end. How many students are there in the row?
(a) 30
(b) 20
(c) 33
(d) 29
(e) None of these

Q15. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word DEFINITELY each of which has as many letters between them in the word as they have in the English alphabet?
(a) Six
(b) Seven
(c) Eight
(d) Nine
(e) More than nine

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