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): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are seated in a straight line at an equal distance between each other, but not necessarily in the same order.They all were born in different months viz. January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August but not necessarily in the same order.
B does not born in August and July month. E does not born in July month. The one whose birthday is in March month sits second to right of A. There is one person sits between A and C.There are more than three persons sit between the one whose birthday is in March month and the one whose birthday is in January month. H sits third to left of A whose birthday in February month. C sits third to left of G whose birthday is in June month The one whose birthday is in April month sits immediate left of one whose birthday is in July month. C’s birthday is not in the March month. There are two persons sit between G and F whose birthday is in May month.

Q1. H was born in which of the following month?
(a) July
(b) March
(c) January
(d) August
(e) None of these

Q2. Who was born in August month?
(a) A
(b) G
(c) B
(d) E
(e) F

Q3. Who among following sits on the extreme end of the row?
(a) H,E
(b) F,C
(c) F,D
(d) H,F
(e) None of these

Q4. Who among following sits fourth to left of B?
(a) H
(b) C
(c) D
(d) A
(e) F

Q5. E was born in which of the following month?
(a) January
(b) April
(c) May
(d) July
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(d)
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. What does ‘sx’ mean in the code language?
I. ‘pa na sx’ means ‘boys are clever’ in the code language.
II. ‘se ni sx’ means ‘boys leave school’ in the code language.

S6. Ans.(e)
Sol. If the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Sx=boys

Q7. Who among E, F, G, H and L is to the extreme left of the row if all are in a row facing towards the North?
I. F is second to the left of G who is between L and E.
II. L is to the extreme right.

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. If the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
H sits on the extreme left of the row.
Q8. Who among A, B, C, D and E is the tallest?
I. D is second tallest and is shorter than B.
II. D is taller than A, C and E, but is not the tallest.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. If the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

Q9. What is the direction of C with respect to B?
I. N is to the North of B and D is to the West of B.
II. C is to the West of N and to the North of D.

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol. If the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
From statement both I and II , C is in north-west direction of B.
Q10. How is B related to A?
I. X is son of A and brother of B. Y is father of B.
II. A is father of Y. Y is father of X who is brother of B. A has only one grandson.

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 set of numbers.

358 426 853 674 592

Q11. 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

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Q12. 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) None of these

S12. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Q13. 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

S13. Ans.(b)
Sol.

Q14. 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

S14. Ans.(d)
Sol.

Q15. 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

S15. Ans.(e)
Sol.

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