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-]

Seven students A, B, C, D, E, F and G are students of a St. John School. They all have to go for weekly test in a week starting from Monday to Sunday one by one but not necessarily in the same order. They all like different colour red, green, white, black, pink, yellow and orange.
A gives weekly test on Thursday. Two students give test between the A and the one who likes orange colour. Three students give test between the one who likes orange colour and the one who likes yellow colour. B likes pink colour and give test on either Friday or Saturday. Three students give test between the B and G. The one who likes black colour give test immediately after G. Three students give test between the F and the one who likes black colour. C gives the test on the day between the G and A. D does not like yellow or black colour. G does not like red colour. A does not like green and red colour. C does not like yellow colour. C does not give the test immediately before or immediately after the E.

Q1. Who among following likes white colour?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q2. G likes which of the following colour ?
(a) Orange
(b) Green
(c) Black
(d) White
(e) None of these

Q3. Who among following gives test on Sunday?
(a) G
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F

Q4. G gives test on which of the following day?
(a) Monday
(b) Tuesday
(c) Wednesday
(d) Thursday
(e) None of these

Q5. If D is related to green and E is related to pink, in the same way C is related to?
(a) White
(b) Yellow
(c) Orange
(d) red
(e) None of these

Sol(1-5):

S1. Ans. (a)
Sol.

S2. Ans. (b)
Sol.

S3. Ans. (e)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S5. Ans. (a)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): These questions are based on the following set of numbers.

358 426 853 674 592

Q6. If ‘1’ is subtracted from the middle digit of each number and then the numbers are arranged in descending order, what will be the sum of the digits of the newly formed second highest number?
(a) 16
(b) 15
(c) 11
(d) 12
(e) None of these

S6. Ans. (a)
Sol.

Q7. If in each number, the first and the third digits are interchanged, then which number will be the largest?
(a) 358
(b) 426
(c) 853
(d) 674
(e) 592

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Q8. If the first and the second digits in each number are interchanged, then which number will be the smallest?
(a) 358
(b) 426
(c) 853
(d) 674
(e) 592

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.

Q9. If all the numbers are arranged in descending order what will be the difference between the third digit of second highest number and second digit of third highest number?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 4
(d) 5
(e) None of these

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol.

Q10. If in each number first digit is replaced by the third digit, second digit is replaced by the first digit and third digit is replaced by the second digit, then which number will be the smallest?
(a) 358
(b) 426
(c) 853
(d) 674
(e) 592

S10. Ans.(e)
Sol.

Directions (11-15): Study the information and answer the following questions:
In a certain code language
"judge passed the order" is coded as “3#X  15#W  12@I  5#X”
"course lies with medical" is coded as "1#X  15@H  7@W  2@G"
"merit list prepared and" is coded as "7#J  8@I  12@W  3#X"

Q11. What is the code for ‘describe'?
(a) 1@J
(b) 10@I
(c) 1#I
(d) 1@I
(e) None of these.

Q12. What is the code for ‘independent'?
(a) 11@X
(b) 11#Z
(c) 12#X
(d) 11#X
(e) None of these.

Q13. What is the code for ‘favour'?
(a) 12@F
(b) 12@X
(c) 12#F
(d) 12@G
(e) None of these.

Q14. What is the code for ‘product'?
(a) 4#M
(b) 4#N
(c) 4@M
(d) 14#M
(e) None of these.

Q15. What is the code for ‘interview'?
(a) 13#I
(b) 13@H
(c) 13#L
(d) 14#H
(e) None of these.

Sol(11-15):

S11. Ans. (d)
Sol.

S12. Ans. (d)
Sol.

S13. Ans. (a)
Sol.

S14. Ans. (a)
Sol.

S15. Ans. (d)
Sol.