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### Reasoning Questions for SBI PO prelims 2019:

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. 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.

Directions (1-5): These questions are based on the following arrangement:

D 5 4 I H * \$ K E 3 L B @ A R M 1 6 F % J £ 2 7 C G 9

Q1. If the position of ten elements from the right end is reversed then which of the following will be the fifth to the right of the thirteenth from the right end?

%
F
C
G
None of these
Solution:
5th to the right of 13th element from the right end implies (13-5=) 8th element from the right end in the new series. Thus the required element is C.

Q2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
KL3
F£J
R61
I\$*
@MA
Solution:
In others, except (e) second and third elements of the group occupy adjacent positions in the series.

Q3. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangements each of which is immediately preceded by a vowel and also immediately followed by another consonant?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:
We have to look for vowel – consonant – consonant combination. R is the only such consonant.

Q4. If all the digits are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the fourth to the left of the seventh from the right end?
B
@
L
A
None of these
Solution:
The fourth to the left of the seventh element from the right end implies (4 + 7 =11) eleventh element from right end. Hence the required element is B.

Q5. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is either immediately followed or immediately preceded by a consonant but not both?
None
One
Two
Three
None of these
Solution:
We have to find symbol-consonant or consonant-symbol combination but not consonant-symbol-consonant combination in the given sequence. In the given series such symbols are *, \$, @ and £.

Directions (6-7): Read the following information and answer the following questions.
Seven persons of the same family are sitting around a circular table facing towards the center. F is wearing Saree and she is unmarried. C is wearing kurta and he is the oldest member in the family. D who is the grandmother of G is married to C. B is the brother of G and son of A. E is the daughter in law of C, who has two child.

Q6. How is G related to C?

Grandson
Granddaughter
Nephew
Son in law
Cannot be determined
Solution:

Q7. How is F related to G?
Mother
Aunt
Uncle
Father
None of these
Solution:

Directions (8-10): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

‘Q + R’ means ‘Q is father of R’
‘Q ÷ R’ means ‘R is brother of Q’
‘Q × R’ means ‘Q is husband of R’
‘Q – R’ means ‘Q is sister of R’

Q8. In the expression B + D – S + C ÷ A, how is A related to B?

Son
Daughter
Grandson
Can’t be determined
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Which of the following expressions shows that Z is sister of X?
J + Z– L + N ÷ X
J – N – L ÷ X × Z
J x L – Z÷ X + N
J – Z– L + N ÷ X
None of these

Q10. Which of the following is true for the given expression? ‘P- J + K – L + N ÷ M’
P is aunt of N’s father
K is father of M
N is sister of M
J is father of N
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the given information and answer the questions:

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of an input and rearrangement.

Input: due 48 getting 26 ear 35 oil 64 share 17 within 56
Step I: within 56 due 48 getting 26 ear 35 oil 64 share 17
Step II: within 56 oil 64 due 48 getting 26 ear 35 share 17
Step III: within 56 oil 64 share 17 due 48 getting 26 ear 35
Step IV: within 56 oil 64 share 17 ear 35 due 48 getting 26
Step V: within 56 oil 64 share 17 ear 35 getting 26 due 48
And Step V is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: butter 28 fly 15 in 45 the 64 sky 32 apple 57

Q11. Which of the following would be the step III after arrangement?

the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 fly 15 butter 28
the 64 butter 28 fly 15 in 45 sky 32 apple 57
in 45 sky 32 the 64 butter 28 fly 15 apple 57
the 64 in 45 sky 32 butter 28 fly 15 apple 57
None of these
Solution:
Let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see the each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged together in each step, it arranges like Word Number, Word Number…..
First of all, Alternatively, all the words which starts with consonant arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word.
In next step all the words which starts with vowel arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word. This process continues till all the elements of this machine gets arranged.

Input: butter 28 fly 15 in 45 the 64 sky 32 apple 57
Step I: the 64 butter 28 fly 15 in 45 sky 32 apple 57
Step II: the 64 in 45 butter 28 fly 15 sky 32 apple 57
Step III: the 64 in 45 sky 32 butter 28 fly 15 apple 57
Step IV: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 butter 28 fly 15
Step V: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 fly 15 butter 28

Q12. In step III, which of the following element would be at 5th position from right end?
in
28
butter
15
None of these
Solution:
Let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see the each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged together in each step, it arranges like Word Number, Word Number…..
First of all, Alternatively, all the words which starts with consonant arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word.
In next step all the words which starts with vowel arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word. This process continues till all the elements of this machine gets arranged.

Input: butter 28 fly 15 in 45 the 64 sky 32 apple 57
Step I: the 64 butter 28 fly 15 in 45 sky 32 apple 57
Step II: the 64 in 45 butter 28 fly 15 sky 32 apple 57
Step III: the 64 in 45 sky 32 butter 28 fly 15 apple 57
Step IV: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 butter 28 fly 15
Step V: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 fly 15 butter 28

Q13.In step IV, which of the following words would be at 5th position to the left of 10th element from the left end?
fly
15
sky
butter
None of these
Solution:
Let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see the each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged together in each step, it arranges like Word Number, Word Number…..
First of all, Alternatively, all the words which starts with consonant arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word.
In next step all the words which starts with vowel arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word. This process continues till all the elements of this machine gets arranged.

Input: butter 28 fly 15 in 45 the 64 sky 32 apple 57
Step I: the 64 butter 28 fly 15 in 45 sky 32 apple 57
Step II: the 64 in 45 butter 28 fly 15 sky 32 apple 57
Step III: the 64 in 45 sky 32 butter 28 fly 15 apple 57
Step IV: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 butter 28 fly 15
Step V: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 fly 15 butter 28

Q14. In step II, ‘in’ is related to ‘butter’ and ‘sky’ is related to ‘apple’. In the same way ‘28’ is related to?
64
sky
15
butter
fly
Solution:
Let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see the each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged together in each step, it arranges like Word Number, Word Number…..
First of all, Alternatively, all the words which starts with consonant arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word.
In next step all the words which starts with vowel arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word. This process continues till all the elements of this machine gets arranged.

Input: butter 28 fly 15 in 45 the 64 sky 32 apple 57
Step I: the 64 butter 28 fly 15 in 45 sky 32 apple 57
Step II: the 64 in 45 butter 28 fly 15 sky 32 apple 57
Step III: the 64 in 45 sky 32 butter 28 fly 15 apple 57
Step IV: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 butter 28 fly 15
Step V: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 fly 15 butter 28

Q15. In which step the elements ‘45 butter’ found in the same order?
Step I
Step II
Step III
Step V
None of these
Solution:
Let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see the each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged together in each step, it arranges like Word Number, Word Number…..
First of all, Alternatively, all the words which starts with consonant arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word.
In next step all the words which starts with vowel arranged according to reverse alphabetical order with the number which comes just after that word. This process continues till all the elements of this machine gets arranged.

Input: butter 28 fly 15 in 45 the 64 sky 32 apple 57
Step I: the 64 butter 28 fly 15 in 45 sky 32 apple 57
Step II: the 64 in 45 butter 28 fly 15 sky 32 apple 57
Step III: the 64 in 45 sky 32 butter 28 fly 15 apple 57
Step IV: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 butter 28 fly 15
Step V: the 64 in 45 sky 32 apple 57 fly 15 butter 28

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