Reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. Practice with these new pattern reasoning question for NICL AO Mains Exam.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:
There are seven persons, namely P, Q, R, S, T, U and V. They go to gym by different car namely Audi, Toyota, Tata, Ford, Nissan, Hyundai and Fiat, but not necessarily in the same order, starting from Monday to Sunday (of the same week). T goes to gym on Thursday. Only one person goes to gym between T and the one who goes to gym by Nissan car. P goes to gym immediately after the one who goes to gym by Nissan car. Only three people go to gym between P and the one who goes to gym by Tata car. Only two people go to gym between the one who goes to gym by Tata car and U. The person, who goes to gym by Fiat car, goes to gym before U, but after Thursday. More than two people go to gym between the one who goes to gym by Fiat car and R. The one who goes to gym by Audi car goes to gym immediately before the one who goes to gym by Hyundai car. The one who goes to gym by Ford car goes to gym immediately before Q. V does not go to gym on Tuesday.

Q1.Who amongst the following goes to gym by Toyota car?
(a)R
(b)S
(c)P
(d)T
(e)V

Q2.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?
(a)R-Tuesday
(b)T-Monday
(c)Q-Sunday
(d)P-Friday
(e)U-Saturday

Q3.Which of the following is true about S?
(a)S goes to gym immediately after R.
(b)S goes to gym by Tata car.
(c)Only two people go to gym between S and R.
(d)All the given statements are true
(e)S goes to gym on Sunday.

Q4.T has which of the following car?
(a) Tata
(b) Audi
(c) Hyundai
(d) Ford
(e)Fiat

Q5. As per the given arrangement Q is related to the one who goes to gym by Tata car in a certain way and P is related to the one who goes to gym by Fiat car , in the same way, U is related to?
(a) The one who goes to gym by Toyota car.
(b) The one who goes to gym by Ford car.
(c) The one who goes to gym by Tata car.
(d) The one who goes to gym by Audi car.
(e) None of these.

Solution (1-5):

 Days Person Car Monday R Audi Tuesday S Hyundai Wednesday V Tata Thursday T Ford Friday Q Fiat Saturday U Nissan Sunday P Toyota

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the information and answer the following questions:
In a certain code language
"form panel forge consensus" is coded as "RL8 NK10 RD10 NR18 "
"parties have decided their" is coded as "RR14 VD8 CC14 EQ10 "
"has asked him stay " is coded as"SR6 KC10 ML6 AX8"

Q6.What is the code for ‘candidate’ in the given code language?
(a) ND18
(b) MD18
(c) ND19
(d) NE18
(e)None of these

Q7.What is the code for ‘significant' in the given code language?
(a) GS22
(b) GH22
(c) GS21
(d) HS22
(e)None of these

Q8.What may be the possible code for ‘especially’ in the given code language?
(a) QX20
(b) PX20
(c) PX21
(d) QX20
(e)None of these

Q9.What may be the possible code for ‘political’ in the given code language?
(a) KK18
(b) LK18
(c) LL18
(d) LK19
(e)None of these

Q10.What is the code for ‘factions' in the given code language?
(a) DR16
(b) RR16
(c) CR16
(d)CR15
(e)None of these

Solutions (6-10):
These are the latest pattern of coding-decoding questions. In these questions we are applying following concept:-

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol.

Q11. If ‘A + B’ means that A is the mother of B, A ÷ B means that A is the brother of B, A × B means that A is the son of B, A – B means that A is the sister of B, which of the following means that C is the sister of D?
(a) C – P ÷ D
(b) P + D ÷ C
(c) D × P – C
(d) D – C × P
(e) None of these

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol.
Q12. If ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the father of Q’, ‘P × Q’ means P is the brother of Q’; ‘P – Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’, then which of the following is definitely true about C – A + B?
(a) B is the son of A
(b) A is the son of C
(c) B is the father of A
(d) C is the mother of B
(e) None of these
S12. Ans.(b)
Sol.
Q13. Lavi walks 1 km towards East and then she turns to South and walks 5 km. Again she turns to east and walks 2 km, after this she turns to North and walks 9 km. Now, how far is she from her starting point?
(a) 3 km
(b) 4 km
(c) 5 km
(d) 7 km
(e) None of these
S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. Distance between starting and final point is = 5km

Q14. From his house, Ballu went 15 km to the North. Then he turned west and covered 10 km. Then, he turned south and covered 5 km. Finally, turned to East, he covered 10 km. In which direction is he from his house?
(a) South
(b) West
(c) East
(d) North
(e) None of these
S14. Ans.(d)
Sol.

Q15. Chiru earns more than Chiku but not as much as Chikki. Chanki earns less than Chikki but not as less as Chiku. Ashish earns more than Chiku but not as much as Chiru. Who amongst them will be in the middle if they are ranked based on their earnings?
(a) Chiru
(b) Ashish
(c) Chanki
(d) Chiku