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 RRB PO Exam 2017.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight friends sitting around a circular table. Four of them are facing away from the center and four of them are facing towards the centre. Each of them have a different car- Ford, Toyota, Audi, Nissan, Fiat, Datsun, Ferrari and Bentley but not necessarily in the same order. All the given car is of different colour viz. White, Blue, Orange, Pink, Green, Purple, Yellow and Red but not necessarily in the same order.
E faces towards the centre and have a White colour car. Both the immediate neighbors of E face away from the center and have either Orange or Pink colour car. D faces away from the center and he has a Ford car. Both the immediate neighbours of D do not face away from the centre. E sits third to the right of F, who has a green colour car and faces away from the centre. C sits third to the left of F. The one who has an Orange colour car sits opposite to F. The one who has Blue colour car is not the immediate neighbour of F and faces away from the centre. A sits second to the left of C and he have neither Yellow nor Red colour car. The one who has a Yellow colour car sits between H and F. B faces away from the centre, and have Toyota car which is not of Blue colour. E has Ferrari car. The person who has Nissan car sits opposite to D. Audi car is of purple colour. The person who has Bentley car is not near to G or E. C faces the person who has Datsun car.

Q1. Who among following has Purple colour car?
(a) E
(b) F
(c) B
(d) D
(e) A

Q2. Who among following has Orange colour car?
(a) B
(b) H
(c) F
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q3. F has which of the following car?
(a) Fiat
(b) Ferrari
(c) Dastun
(d) Nissan
(e) Toyota

Q4. Who among following have pink colour car?
(a) B
(b) H
(c) F
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following is D’s position with respect to E?
(a) Fourth to the left
(b) Third to the right
(c) Second to the left
(d) Second to the right
(e) None of these

Solution (1-5):

S1. Ans. (e)
Sol.

S2. Ans. (a)
Sol.

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Each of the following questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.
(a) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
(b) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(c) if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.

Q6. Among P, Q, R, S and T each having a different height who among following is the shortest?
I. Q is taller than T and P. S is shorter than only R.
II. Q is shorter than only two persons. S is taller than Q and T. P is neither the shortest nor the tallest.

S6. Ans.(e)
Sol. If the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
From both Statement I and II-
R > S > Q > P > T

Q7. How is ‘always’ written in a code language?
I. ‘you do this’ is written as ‘pa da na’ in some code language and ‘do this again’ is written as ‘na ka da’ in code language.
II. ‘always do this’ is written as ‘da na sx’ in that code language.

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. If the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
From both Statement I and II-
Always=sx

Q8. X is which direction with respect to Y?
I. F is to the West of Q, which is to the West of M. M is north of X. Y is south of M.
II. M is to the east of Q. X is south of M. F is south of Q. Y is west of F.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. If the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Q9. V, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a row. If Y is sitting middle of the row, who is sitting second from left? (All are facing north.)
I. Z is sitting immediate right of Y, but on the left of W. X does not sit any of the extreme end of line.
II. X always sits at either of the extreme ends. Neither Y nor W is an immediate neighbour of X.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. From 1-

From 2- We cannot decide.

Q10. How is Y related to A?
I. X is father of Y. Z is only sister of Y. A is mother of Y.
II. X is mother of Y. Y is father of Z. A is grandfather of Z.

S10. Ans. (b)
Sol. If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

Directions (11-15): These questions are based on the following letter/number/symbol arrangement. Study it carefully and answer the questions.
Z \$ 3 H @ 8 B 1 # A 7 C L J U 5 K * E W I 2 F 5 T

Q11. If all the vowels in the above arrangement are replaced by the letter following it in the English alphabetic series, how many alphabets will appear twice in the given arrangement?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

S11. Ans. (d)
Sol.

Q12. Which of the following elements is the sixth to the right fourteenth from the right?
(a) 8
(b) #
(c) J
(d) E
(e) None of these

S12. Ans. (e)
Sol.

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

S13. Ans. (d)
Sol.

Q14. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
(a) BA#
(b) #7A
(c) 5*K
(d) W2I
(e) 3@H

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Q15. If the first eight digits/symbols/letters from the left are interchanged in a way that the first component is exchanged with the eighth, the second with the seventh and so on, which of the following would be the sixth from the left?
(a) @
(b) 3
(c) H
(d) B
(e) None of these

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol.

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