Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning Questions for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 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 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.

Directions (1-5): These questions are based on the following six numbers.

827 389 485 654 578 217

Q1. If two digit numbers are formed by taking the 2nd and 3rd digits respectively of each of these numbers and then the two digits of each of these two digit numbers are interchanged, then which number from the given numbers will be the second highest number in the revised form?
(a) 389
(b) 485
(c) 578
(d) 827
(e) None of these

Q2. If these numbers are written with their digits in the reverse order, which number among them will be third highest?
(a) 485
(b) 578
(c) 217
(d) 389
(e) 827

Q3. If the first two digits of each number are interchanged, which among these numbers will be the 2nd lowest number?
(a) 485
(b) 645
(c) 217
(d) 827
(e) None of these

Q4. If one is added to each of the given numbers and then each digit is arranged in descending order within each number, then which of the following number is smallest?
(a) 485
(b) 654
(c) 578
(d) 217
(e) 827

Q5. If one is subtracted from middle digit in each given numbers and then all the digits in each number is arranged in ascending order then which of the following number is second smallest?
(a) 485
(b) 654
(c) 578
(d) 217
(e) 827

Solution(1-5):

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.827  389  485  654  578  217
27     89    85    54    78     17
72     98     58   45     87    71

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.827  389  485  654  578  217
728  983  584  456  875  712

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. 827  389  485  654  578  217
287   839  845 564  758  127

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. 827  389  485  654  578  217
828  390  486  655  579  218
882  930  864  655  975  821

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol. 827  389  485  654  578  217
817  379  475  644  568  207
178  379  457  446  568  027

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

6 4 2 5 2 8 5 2 6 4 1 3 9 1 8 1 2 5 8 6 3 5 1 4 9 4 7 3 2 7 2 5 9

Q6. How many 4s are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a digit which has a numerical value of more than four?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q7. Which of the following is seventh to the left of the twentieth from the left end of the above arrangement?
(a) 3
(b) 9
(c) 2
(d) 7
(e) 1

Q8. If all the even digits are delated from the above arrangements, which of the following will be tenth from the right end of the arrangement?
(a) 9
(b) 5
(c) 1
(d) 3
(e) 7

Q9. How many such 5s are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by an odd digit and immediately followed by an even digit?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q10. How many such 1s are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a perfect square?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Solution(6-10):

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol.  64, 64, 94

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. 7th to left of 20th from left= 20-7=13th from left= 9

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.  5

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. None

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol.  41, 91

Directions (11-15): Study the set of numbers given below and answer the questions which follow:

427 581 839 275 589

Q11. Which of the following numbers will be obtained if the second digit of the greatest number is subtracted from the second digit of the lowest number after adding one to each of the numbers?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) 5

Q12. If in each number, the first and the last digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the third highest number?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Q13. If in each number, the second and the third digits are interchanged, which will be the second highest number?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Q14. If two is subtracted from the first digit of each of the numbers and then the first and the third digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the lowest?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Q15. If in each number, all the three digits are arranged in the ascending order, which of the following will be the third lowest number?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Solution (11-15):

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol. 7-4=3

S12. Ans.(a)
Sol. 724  185  938  572  985

S13. Ans.(e)
Sol. 472  518  893   257   598

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol. 227  381  639  075  389
722  183  936  570  983

S15. Ans.(d)
Sol. 247  158  389  257  589