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. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G stay in a building that has seven floors. Only one person stays on one floor. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it, number 2 and so on and the top most floor is numbered 7.
G stays on the ground floor, E stays on an odd numbered floor. B stays on a floor immediately below E’s floor. There are two floors between the floors on which E stays and the floor on which A stays. C stays on a floor immediately above D’s floor. D stays on any floor which is below the floor on which E stays.

Q1. Who amongst the following stays on the topmost floor?
(a) A
(b) E
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q2. Who amongst the following stays on the fourth floor?
(a) B
(b) F
(c) D
(d) C
(e) None of these

Q3. Who amongst the following stays on the floor which is exactly between the floor on which A stays and the floor on which B stays?
(a) F
(b) C
(c) E
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following is true as per the information provided?
(a) A stays on the floor which is immediately above the floor on which F stays.
(b) F stays on the floor which is immediately below the floor on which C stays.
(c) E stays on the fifth floor.
(d) C stays on the third floor.
(e) None of these

Q5. How many floors are there between the floors on which G stays and the floor on which D stays?
(a) Three
(b) None
(c) More than three
(d) One
(e) Two

Solution (1-5):

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol.

Direction (6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight people seated in a straight line but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing south while some are facing north.
Only two people sit right of H. Two people sit between H and C. A sits second to right of C. Two people sit between A and G. G does not sit adjacent to C. B sits third to right of F. F does not sit adjacent to C. Immediate neighbor of B faces opposite direction (Opposite direction means if one neighbor faces north direction then other faces south and vice-versa). Those who sits on the extreme ends of the line faces opposite direction (Opposite direction means if one neighbor faces north direction then other faces south and vice-versa). D does not sit adjacent to E. Immediate neighbor of D faces same direction (Same direction means if one neighbor faces north then other also faces north and vice-versa). B sits second to left of D and both face same direction. Immediate neighbor of H faces opposite direction (Opposite direction means if one neighbor faces north direction then other faces south and vice-versa). B faces towards north direction.

6. How many people sits left of F?
(a)Three
(b) Four
(c) No one.
(d) Five
(e) One

7. Who sits second to the left of C?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) D
(d) F
(e) Cannot determined

8. How many person sit between H and C?
(a) Two
(b) Both (c) and (e)
(c) Five
(d) One
(e) Four

9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) D
(d) F
(e) H

10. Who sits to the immediate right of E?
(a) G `
(b) H
(c) B
(d) A
(e) C

Solution (6–10):

S6. Ans. (c)
Sol.

S7. Ans. (d)
Sol.

S8. Ans. (a)
Sol.

S9. Ans. (c)
Sol.

S10. Ans. (a)
Sol.

Directions (11-12): Read the given information carefully and answer the given question.
Point N is 8m to the west of Point O. Point P is 4m to the south of Point O. Point Q is 4m to the east of Point P. Point R is 6m to the north of Point Q. Point S is 8m to the west of Point R. Point T is 2m to the south of Point S.

Q11. How far and in which direction is Point T with respect to Point N?
(a) 4m to the east
(b) 8m to the west
(c) 4m to the west
(d) 8m to the east
(e) 6m to the south

Q12. If point T is 4m to the north of point E, then what is the distance between E and Q?
(a) 11m
(b) 8m
(c) 15m
(d) 5m
(e) 9m

Solution(11-12):

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol.

Directions (13-14): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X and Y are ten members of the family. P is married to Y. Q is daughter of X. Y and X are brothers. T is sister of Q. U is mother-in-law of P. X is the son of V. R is the mother of T. S is the son of R. W is the mother-in-law of Y.

Q13.How is Y related to T?
(a) Uncle
(b)Aunt
(c) Father
(d) Mother
(e) Brother

Q14.How is V related to Q?
(a) Grandfather
(b) Sister
(c) Grandmother
(d) Mother
(e) Father

Solution(13-14):

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Q15. Shruti correctly remembers that her mother’s birthday is before twenty-third April but after nineteenth April, whereas her sister correctly remembers that their mother’s birthday is not on or after twenty-second April. On which day in April is definitely their mother’s birthday?
(a) Twentieth
(b) Twenty-first
(c) Twentieth or twenty-first
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

S15. Ans.(c)
Sol. According to Shruti, Shruti’s mother birthday on=20 April or 21 April or 22 April
According to Shruti’s sister birthday of their mother not on 22nd April or after 22nd April
So birthday is on= Either  20th April or 21st April

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