# Reasoning Questions of Number Series for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018

**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. 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

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