Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. Today we are starting with the Day 1 of the 60 Days SBI Clerk Prelims Study Plan. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the study plan and the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-3): The following questions are based on the five three letter words given below.

FAN HOP GET CUB MID

(Note: The words formed after performing the given operations may or may not be meaningful English words.)
Q1. If the positions of the first and second letters of all the words are interchanged, how many words will form meaningful English words?
(a) None
(b) Three
(c) One
(d) Two
(e) More than three

Q2. If all the letters in each of the words are arranged alphabetically (within the word), how many words will remain unchanged?
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) One
(d) None
(e) More than three

Q3. If the first of all the words is changed to the next letter of the English alphabetical series, how many words will have more than one vowel? (Same or different vowel)
(a) None
(b) Three
(c) Two
(d) More
(e) One

SOLUTIONS(1-3)
S1. Ans. (a)
Sol. FAN ⇒ AFN, HOP ⇒ OHP, GET ⇒ EGT, CUB ⇒ UCB, MID ⇒ IMD
Hence, none such word can be formed if the first and second letters of all the words are interchanged.

S2. Ans. (c)
Sol. FAN ⇒ AFN, HOP ⇒ HOP, GET ⇒ EGT, CUB ⇒ BCU, MID ⇒ DIM
Hence, only word HOP remain unchanged if all the letters in each of the words are arranged alphabetically.

S3. Ans. (e)
Sol. FAN ⇒ GAN, HOP ⇒ IOP, GET ⇒ HET, CUB ⇒ DUB, MID ⇒ NID

Hence, only word HOP has more than one vowel if the first letter of all the words is changed to the next letter of the English alphabet.

Directions (4-6): Answer these questions referring to the letter sequence given below:

I X Y A N O F M P B L Q R D S T W C K G U V E J Z H

Q4. If the letters of the above given series are written in reverse order, which letter will be the third to the left of eighteenth letter from your right?
(a) O
(b) U
(c) V
(d) N
(e) None of these

Q5. What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following series?
XAO   FPL   QDT   ?
(a) LJM
(b) LJE
(c) WKG
(d) WKU
(e) None of these

Q6. Which of the following is the sixth to the right of the thirteenth letter from your right?
(a) K
(b) F
(c) M
(d) G
(e) None of these

Directions (7-8): The following questions are based upon the alphabetical series given below-
J Q F M C R S H D K O A T N P V B L G I U E

Q7. What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following series?
JF   CS   DO   ?
(a) TP
(b) PV
(c) UE
(d) FM
(e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following is the second to the right of the third letter from your right?
(a) K
(b) F
(c) M
(d) G
(e) E

Directions (9-10): Answer these questions referring to the letter sequence given below:
B L Q R D S T W C K G U V E J Z H

Q9. If the letters of the above given series are written in reverse order, which letter will be the third to the left of sixth letter from your right?
(a) T
(b) C
(c) H
(d) N
(e) None of these

Q10. Which of the following is the fourth to the right of the sixth letter from your right?
(a) R
(b) V
(c) J
(d) S
(e) Z

SOLUTIONS (4-10)
S4. Ans. (b) After applying above condition, U will be right answer.
S5. Ans. (d) WKU
S6. Ans. (d) G is sixth to the right of thirteenth letter from right side.
S7.  (a)
S8. (e)
S9.  (b)
S10. (e)