# Alpha-Numerical Series for SBI Clerk Prelims: 16th May

**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 25 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 information carefully and answer the following questions.**

**2 @ Q E # 9 1 ! E ! 2 $ I 7 Y 4 * T 9 G & V 5 H % O 7 S A &**

**Q1. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a vowel?**

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) More than three

**Q2. How many such alphabets are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol?**

(a) None

(b) Five

(c) Seven

(d) Six

(e) None of these

**Q3. Which of the following is the six element to the right of the tenth element from the right end of the above arrangement?**

(a) %

(b) O

(c) 7

(d) S

(e) None of these

**Q4. Which of the following is the fourth to the right of the twelfth from the left end of the above arrangement?**

(a) 4

(b) Y

(c) *

(d) T

(e) 1

**Q5.If all the symbols in the above arrangement are dropped, then which of the following will be the Ninth from the left end?**

(a) 7

(b) 9

(c) U

(d) E

(e) Q

**Sol. (1-5):**

**S1. (b) 7 S A**

**S2. (d) @ Q, !E, $ I, *T, &V, %O,**

**S3. (c) 7**

**S4. (a) 4**

**S5. (a) 7**

**Directions (6-10) Study the following information carefully and answer the following questions.**

**946 356 751 389 658**

**Q6. Which will be the highest number if all the digits of the numbers are arranged in decreasing order within the number?**

(a) 658

(b) 946

(c) 389

(d) 751

(e) 356

**Q7. What will be the sum of third digit of the lowest number and the first digit of the highest**

**number if the 1st and 3rd digit of all the numbers are interchanged ?**

(a) 15

(b) 11

(c) 4

(d) 16

(e) none of these

**Q8. What will be the difference between the sum of the digits of the last two numbers and the sum of the digits of the first two number?**

(a) 9

(b) 6

(c) 5

(d) 7

(e) 4

**Q9. What will be the 2nd digit of the 2nd lowest number if one is subtracted from the odd digits of all the number and one is added to the even digits of all the numbers?**

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 9

(d) 2

(e) None of these

**Q10. Sum of first and third digit is the highest for which number?**

(a) 356

(b) 389

(c) 751

(d) 658

(e) 946

**Sol. (6-10)**

**S6. (c) 389**

**S7. (d) 7 + 9= 16**

**S8. (b) 39 – 33 =6**

**S9. (c) 9**

**S10. (e)**

**Directions (11-15): In each of the questions given below, a group of digits is given followed by four combinations of letters/ symbols numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). You have to find out which of the four combinations correctly represents the group of digits based on the letter/ symbol codes and the conditions given below. If none of the four combinations represents the group of digits correctly, give (e) i.e. ‘None of these’ as the answer.**

Digit 5 7 6 2 9 1 3 8 4

Symbol N & # + * ∆ % @ $

Condition for coding the group digits:

(i) If the first digit is even and last digit is odd, the codes for the first and the last digits are to be interchanged.

(ii) If the first as well as the last digit is even, both are to be coded by the code for the first digit.

(iii)If the first as well as the last digit is odd, both are to be coded by the code for the last digit.

**Q11. 1111993**

(a) ∆∆∆∆**%

(b) %∆∆∆∆*%

(c) ∆∆∆∆%%∆

(d) %∆∆∆**%

(e) None of these

**Q12. 972486**

(a) #&+$@#

(b) *&+@$#

(c) *&+$@#

(d) *&+$@*

(e) None of these

**Q13. 857624**

(a) @N&#@+

(b) @N#&+@

(c) @N&#+$

(d) $N&#+$

(e) None of these

**Q14. 634567**

(a) &%$N#&

(b) #%$N&#

(c) &%$#N#

(d) &%$N##

(e) None of these

**Q15. 178524**

(a) ∆&@N$+

(b) ∆&@N+$

(c) $&@N+$

(d) ∆&NN+$

(e) None of these

**Sol. (11-15)**

**S11. (d) ; Condition (iii) applies**

**S12. (c ) ; None of the conditions are applied.**

**S13. (e ); Condition (ii) applies**

**S14. (d); Condition (i) applies.**

**S15. (b) ; None of the conditions are applied**