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 RBI Grade-B Phase-1 Exam.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions.
There are seven students – M, N, O, P, Q, R and S – who like different subjects viz- Hindi, English, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology but not necessarily in the same order. They read on different days of the week starting from Monday. They also like different sports, viz- Hockey, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Badminton, Baseball and Kho-Kho but not necessarily in the same order.

Q1. Which of the following combinations is definitely false?
(a)O – Cricket – Hindi
(b)M – Kho-Kho –Biology
(c)Q – Tennis –Chemistry
(d)R – Cricket – Hindi
(e)None of these

Q2.Who among the following reads on the 5th day of the week?
(a)The student who likes Kho-Kho sport
(d)The student who likes Tennis sport
(e)None of these

(a)The student who likes Baseball sport
(b)The student who likes Kho-Kho sport
(c)The student who likes Badminton sport
(d) The student who likes Football sport
(e)None of these

Q4.If ‘N’ is related to ‘Cricket’ and ‘S’ is related to ‘Football’ then which of the following is ‘M’ related to?
(b)Baseball
(c)Tennis
(d)Kho-Kho
(e)None of these

(a)The student who reads on fourth day of the week
(b)The student who reads just before Q
(c)The student who reads just after Q
(d)Can’t be determined
(e)None of these

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(b)
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. Who is uncle of T?
I. P, who is brother of M, is father of T.
II. M is father of S. R is mother of T’s sister.

S6. Ans. (e)
Sol. M is the uncle of T.

Q7. What is code of ‘Red’ ?
I. ‘Red and white cow’ is coded as- ‘sh th mh nh’ and ‘All are white ground’ is coded as ‘th zx cv bh’
II. ‘Only cow are animal’ is coded as- ‘mh bh nx wq’.

S7. Ans. (d)
Sol.

Q8. Point ‘P’ is in which direction with respect to point ‘Q’?
I. P is to the West of H, which is to the South of Q.
II. F is to the West of Q and to the North of P.

S8. Ans. (c)
Sol.

Q9. P, Q, R and S are sitting around a circle facing at the centre. Who is to the immediate right of Q?
I. R is between P and S.
II. S is to the immediate right of R.

S9. Ans. (e)
Sol.

Q10. In a row of five children A, B, C, D and E who is standing in the middle?
I. D is to the immediate right of E and B is to the immediate left of E.
II. B is at the extreme left of the row.

S10. Ans. (e)
Sol. From both statement we can sat that D is in the middle of the row.

Directions (11-15): In the following question, the symbols @, ©, \$, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:
P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
‘P & Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’.

Q11. Statement:
J \$ K, K * T, T @ N, N © R
Conclusion:
I. J \$ T
II. R * T
III. N \$ K
IV. R * K
(a) None is true
(b) only I is true
(c) only II is true
(d) only III is true
(e) only IV is true

S11. Ans.(d)
Sol.
I. J \$ T(Not true)
II. R * T(Not true)
III. N \$ K(true)
IV. R * K(Not true)

Q12. Statement:
F & W, W © R, R @ M, M \$ D
Conclusion:
I. D @ R
II. M \$ F
III. R @ D
IV. R * F
(a) None is true
(b) Only III is true
(c) Only I is true
(d) Only IV is true
(e) Only II is true

S12. Ans.(d)
Sol.
I. D @ R(Not true)
II. M \$ F(Not true)
III. R @ D(Not true)
IV. R * F( true)

Q13. Statement:
H @ B, B * V, V © E, W \$ V
Conclusion:
I. W \$ E
II. H @ E
III. H @ V
IV. W \$ B
(a) only I and II are true
(b) only I, II and III are true
(c) only I, III and IV are true
(d) All are true
(e) none of these

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol.
I. W \$ E(true)
II. H @ E(Not true)
III. H @ V(true)
IV. W \$ B(true)

Q14. Statement:
R © K, K * N, N \$ J, J \$ H
Conclusion
I. R \$ N
II. J @ K
III. H @ N
IV. R \$ H
(a) only I is true
(b) only III is true
(c) only II is true
(d) none of true
(e) only IV is true

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol.
I. R \$ N(Not true)
II. J @ K(Not true)
III. H @ N(true)
IV. R \$ H(Not true)

Q15. Statement:
K * D, D \$ N, N & M, M © W
Conclusion
I. M @ K
II. N @ K
III. M @ D
IV. W * N
(a) only I and II are true
(b) only III and IV are true
(c) only I, II and III are true
(d) All are true
(e) none is true

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol.
I. M @ K(Not true)
II. N @ K(Not true)
III. M @ D(true)
IV. W * N(true)