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 carefully and answer the questions below:
There are seven friends i.e. M, N, P, A, B, C and D. All of them are working in a multinational company. They all likes different colour viz. Blue, Green, Red, Black, Yellow, Brown and Pink but not necessarily in the same order. They all have different yearly salary but no two persons have the same salary.
The one who got the highest salary likes blue. C likes the brown colour. D likes Pink colour and his salary is half times the salary of M. A Likes Red colour and his salary is half the salary of P, who does not like Blue colour. B likes Green colour and his salary is 1 lac less than the salary of P. The difference between the salary of N and D is 1 lac. N and P does not like Blue colour. P likes yellow colour. The difference between the salary of the one who likes Brown and the one who likes Black colour is 0.5 lac. C earns a yearly income of 1 lac. A’s salary is 0.5 lac more than the salary of the one who likes Black colour. The one who likes green colour earns a yearly salary of 3 lac. C earns the lowest yearly salary.

Q1. Who among the following earns the highest salary?
(a) A
(b) P
(c) B
(d) M
(e) None of these

Q2. Who among the following earns 1.5 lac as his yearly salary?
(a) M
(b) N
(c) A
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q3. Who among the following earns the 2nd lowest salary?
(a) C
(b) N
(c) A
(d) M
(e) D

Q4. Who among the following earns 4 lac as his yearly salary?
(a) M
(b) N
(c) A
(d) B
(e) P

Q5. Who likes Black colour?
(a) M
(b) N
(c) A
(d) D
(e) B

Directions (1-5):

S1.Ans.(d)
Sol.

S2.Ans.(b)
Sol.

S3.Ans.(b)
Sol.

S4.Ans.(e)
Sol.

S5.Ans.(b)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below:
In a certain code language,
‘The Ministry of Urban’ is written as ‘9@N 8#G 6@L 18#F’.
‘National agreement Transport’ is written as ‘18#G 7#Z 1@M ’.
‘Public Investment Board’ is written as ‘14@R 21@K 15#Y ’.

Q6. What is the code for ‘Beard’?
(a) 5@Y
(b) 6@Y
(c) 5#Y
(d) 6#Y
(e) None of these

Q7. What will be the code for ‘coalition’?
(a) 15#X
(b) 14#X
(c) 15@X
(d) 5#X
(e) 20@X

Q8. What will be the code for ‘prohibit’?
(a) 18@P
(b) 18#K
(c) 18@Y
(d) 18@K
(e) None of these

Q9. If the code of ‘National Board’ is ‘15#Y 1@M’ then what will be the code for ‘National Highway’?
(a) 9@S 1@M
(b) 9#S 1@M
(c) 9@D 1@M
(d) 9#N 1@M
(e) None of these

Q10. What is the code for Laptop?
(a) 1@L
(b) 1#L
(c) 1@N
(d) 1#O
(e) 1@O

Directions (6-10):

S6.Ans.(c)
Sol.

S7.Ans.(a)
Sol.

S8.Ans.(d)
Sol.

S9.Ans.(b)
Sol.

S10.Ans.(e)
Sol.

Directions (11-15): Below in each question are given two statements (A) and (B). These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or of a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
(a) if statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.
(b) if statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.
(c) if both the statement (A) and (B) are independent causes.
(d) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes.
(e) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause.

Q11. A. State Govt has ordered immediate ban on airing of certain movie channels on television.
B. A few social activists have come together and demanded ban on telecasting ‘Adult’ movies on television.

Q12. A. Government has tightened security checks at all important places and also at various public places.
B. Incidences of terrorist attacks are increasing day by day.

Q13. A. There is an outbreak of several epidemics in the country.
B. There was a worst flood situation ever experienced in the past in most parts of the country.

Q14. I. The prices of vegetables have increased substantially during the past few weeks.
II. Government had reduced the prices of petroleum products about a month back.

Q15. I. The health department has advised people to drink boiled and filtered after and maintain hygiene during the monsoon.
II. The health department has instructed the civic hospitals to equip themselves with adequate stock of medicines during monsoon.

Directions (11-15):

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. The pressure of the social activists has led to the banning.

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. The large number of terrorist attacks has led to tightened security checks.

S13. Ans.(b)
Sol. The flood has led to epidemics.

S14. Ans.(d)
Sol. From the given two statement I and II, it is clear that there is no connection between the two events mentioned in both the statements.
Therefore, both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.

S15. Ans.(e)
Sol. From the given two statement I and II, it is clear that both statements are effects of a common cause is the fear of outbreak of diseases during monsoon.
Therefore, both the statements I and II are effects of a common causes.

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