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 is the Day 10 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 (1-5): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

Z 7 1 £ 9 \$ A D P + 8 E L 3 = F 6 1 N 2 * Y % O X < 5 U δ G

Q1. If all consonants in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following element will be the fifth from the right end?
(a) O
(b) \$
(c) %
(d) A
(e) None of these

Q2. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by symbol and immediately followed by an element which is not a vowel?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q3. Which of the following is the tenth to the left of the eighteenth element from the left end of the above arrangement?
(a) %
(b) Y
(c) P
(d) I
(e) D

Q4. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by symbol but not immediately preceded by a number?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following element is exactly in the middle between A and N in the above arrangement?
(a) E
(b) L
(c) =
(d) 3
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. 7 1 £ 9 \$ A + 8 E 3 = 6 1 2 * % O < 5 U δ

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. = F 6,* Y %

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. 10TH to the left of 18th from the left = (18-10)= 8th from the left = D

S4. Ans.(a)

S5. Ans.(b)

Directions (6-10): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.

Y € A N 3 # W 2 E P 9 \$ F @ M I G 4 1 U D © S 8 % V Q 5 B 6  7 R

Q6. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number and followed by an alphabet?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q7. If all the symbols in the above arrangement are dropped, then which of the following will be the twelfth from the left end?
(a) P
(b) U
(c) I
(d) 9
(e) None of these

Q8. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a consonant but not immediately preceded by an alphabet?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) W P 3
(b) 4 M U
(c) 8 Q ©
(d) F P M
(e) 5  %

Q10. Which of the following is the seventh to the right of the eighteenth from the right end of the above arrangement?
(a) S
(b) 9
(c) %
(d) E
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

S6. Ans. (d)
Number Symbol Letter- 9 \$ F, 3 # W and 8% V

S7. Ans. (c)
After dropping all the symbols from the arrangement
Y  A  N  3  W  2  E  P  9  F  M  I  G  4 1 U  D  S  8 V Q 5 B 6 7 R

S8. Ans. (b)
 7 R

S9. Ans. (e)
So, 5  % does not belong to that group.

S10. Ans. (a)
Seventh to the right of the eighteenth from the right end.
Eleventh from the right end = S

Directions (11-15):  Study the following arrangement to answer the given questions.

E 3 N % R A \$ L 8 O 5 F © I 4 T @ D 7 Z # 6 & Y * 9 J U 4 1 H

Q11. Which of the following is third to the left of the ninth element to the right of ‘I’?
(a) 6
(b) #
(c) 9
(d) J
(e) None of these

Q12. Which of the following is the eighth to the right of the fourteenth element from the left end of the above arrangement?
(a) 6
(b) #
(c) 9
(d) J
(e) None of these

Q13. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a vowel and immediately followed by a consonant?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) More than four
(e) None

Q14. What should come in the following series based on the above arrangement?
R   L   5   I   _
(a) U
(b) T
(c) @
(d) D
(e) 7

Q15. It we insert “G” after every third letter in the above series starting from the left end of the series, then which will be the 10th element from the left end of the series?
(a) D
(b) G
(c) @
(d) 7
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):

S11. Ans. (e)
Sol. 3th to the left of the 9th to the right of ‘I’ –> 6th to the right of I –> Z

S12. Ans. (a)
Sol. 8th to the right of the 14th from the left end – 22nd from left end

S13. Ans. (c)
Sol. E 3 N, O 5 F, I 4 T

S14. Ans. (c)

S15. Ans. (e)
Sol. 