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### Reasoning Questions for IBPS SO 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams like IBPS SO Prelims 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 exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

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Direction (1-5): Study the following information and answer the given questions.
In a certain code language,

‘default is a bet work’ is written as ‘mx mh la sa ox’,
‘rohan are default’ is written as ‘mx he kl’
‘boys is work of rohan’ is written as ‘kl mh co ze ox’
‘those boys are default’ is written as ‘ma co he mx,

Q1. What does the code ‘la’ stand for in the given code language?

Default
is
a
bet
Either (c) or (d)
Solution:

Q2. What is the code for ‘work’?
kl
ox
mh
ze
Either(b) or (c)
Solution:

Q3. In the given code language, which of the following means ‘a bet work’?
la sa mh
sa la ox
ox sa mh
Either (a) or (b)
mx mh la
Solution:

Q4. What does the code ‘co’ stand for?
boys
are
those
Default
Either (a) or (c)
Solution:

Q5. What is the code for ‘those’ in the given code language?
ma
he
co
mx
mh
Solution:

Q6. In a certain code ‘ke pa lo ti’ means ‘lamp is burning bright’ and ‘lo si ti ba ke’ means ‘bright light is from lamp’. Which of the following is code for “burning” in that language?
pa
si
ke
ti
None of these
Solution:
burning = pa

Q7. Among P, Q, S, T and W each having different weight, T is lighter than only P. Q is not the lightest. Who among them is lightest?
S
W
T
P
Can’t be determined
Solution:
P > T > _ > _ >_

Directions (8-10): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts and answer accordingly.

Q8. Statements:

Some pin are red.
All red are key.
No key is lock
Conclusions:
I. Atleast some lock is pin.
II. No lock is a pin.
Only I follow
Only II follow
Either I or II follow
Neither I nor II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Q9. Statements:
Some shirt are paint.
Some paint are jacket.
All jacket are cat.
Conclusions:
I. Some cat is shirt.
II. Some jacket is definitely shirt.
Only I follow
Only II follow
Either I or II follow
Neither I nor II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Q10. Statements:
Some leave are green.
Some green are tree.
Some tree are fruit.
Conclusions:
I. Some fruit are tree.
II. At least some tree are green.
Only I follow
Only II follow
Either I or II follow
Neither I nor II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Directions (11-15): These questions are based on the following arrangement of letter, number and symbol.

N   7   4   A   G   H   K   #   5   Q   R   %   2   3   D   F   *   L   M   6   B   E   8   @   1   !   P   W   9

Q11. Which of the following element will be the fourth to the left of the eleventh element from the left end?

@
!
1
P
K
Solution:
4th to left of 11th from left= 11-4=7th from left = K

Q12. If N is related to 9 and 7 is related to W, in the same way which of the following will be related to 4?
P
E
1
8
None of these

Q13. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of their position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
GK#
Q%2
3F*
6E8
1P!

Q14. How many such symbols are there each of which is immediately followed by a numeral but not immediately preceded by a numeral?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:
K#5, R%2

Q15. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a numeral?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:
5Q, 3D , 6B

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