# New Pattern Reasoning Questions for RRB PO Exam 2017

*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.*

**Reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind!****Practice with these new pattern Reasoning Question for RRB PO Exam 2017.**

*Q1. If each consonant in the word “NOTIFICATION” is changed to the previous letter in the English alphabetical series and each vowel is changed to the next letter in the English alphabetical series, and then the alphabets so formed are arranged in an alphabetical order from left to right, which will be the fourth from the left?*
(a) P

(b) E

(c) S

(d) J

(e) M

**S1. Ans. (d)****Sol.**

*Q2. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word “SELECTION”, each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?*
(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

**Directions (3-5): These questions are based on the following set of numbers.**

**857 578 937 469 398**

**Q3. If ‘2’ is subtracted from the middle digit of each number and then the numbers are arranged in ascending order, what will be the sum of the digits of the newly formed third highest number?**

(a) 17

(b) 16

(c) 19

(d) 18

(e) None of these

**Q4. If in each number, the first and the third digits are interchanged, then which number will be the lowest?**

(a) 857

(b) 578

(c) 937

(d) 398

(e) None of these

**Q5. If the first and the second digits in each number are interchanged, then which number will be the largest?**

(a) 398

(b) 469

(c) 937

(d) 578

(e) None of these

**Solution(3-5):**

**S3. Ans.(d)**

**Sol.**

**S4. Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**

**S5. Ans. (a)**

**Sol.**

**Directions (6-10): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:**

**V 9 ^ M 3 A J # P 4 I * 2 8 @ U T 7 © O 1 Q 5 $ W 6 B N S**

**Q6. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a vowel letter?**

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) More than three

**Q7. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?**

(a) VM^

(b) AP#

(c) I82

(d) QW5

(e) None of these

**Q8. If all the symbol in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following element will be the twelth from the right end?**

(a) U

(b) 8

(c) 2

(d) I

(e) 4

**Q9. If all the number in the above arrangement is dropped, which of the following element will be the ninth from the left end?**

(a) I

(b) *

(c) @

(d) U

(e) T

**Q10. Which of the following element is the sixth to the right of the twelfth from the right end of the above arrangement?**

(a) 1

(b) Q

(c) 5

(d) $

(e) None of these

**Solution(6-10):**

**S6. Ans.(c)****Sol.**

**S7. Ans.(d)****Sol.**

**S8. Ans.(a)****Sol.**

**S9. Ans.(b)****Sol.**

**S10. Ans.(d)****Sol.**

*Directions (11-15): In each of the questions given below, a group of digits is given followed by four combinations of letter/symbols numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). You have to find out which of the four combinations correctly represents the group of digits based on the letter/symbol codes and the conditions given below. If none of the four combinations represents the group of digits correctly, give (e) i.e. ‘None of these’ as the answer.*
Conditions:

(i) If the first digit is odd and last digit is even, the codes for the first and the last digits are to be interchanged.

(ii) If the first as well as the last digit is even, both are to be coded by the code for last digit.

(iii) If the first as well as the last digit is odd, both are to be coded as Z.

(iv) If the first digit is even and last digit is odd, both are to be coded by the code for the first digit.

(v) If 0 is preceded and followed by odd number then 0 is coded as %.

(vi) 0 is neither odd number nor even number.

**Q11. 98760542**

(a) @#$&PABK

(b) @#$&PAK@

(c) %#$&PAKB

(d) @#$&PAKB

(e) None of these

**Q12. 36507982**

(a) @&A%$B#T

(b) %&A%$B#T

(c) @&A%$BT#

(d)& @A%$B#T

(e) None of these

**Q13. 51047093**

(a) ZCPK$%BZ

(b) ACPK$%BZ

(c) ZCPK@%BZ

(d) ZPCK$%BZ

(e) None of these

**Q14. 60598374**

(a) KPAB@T$K

(b) %PAB#T$K

(c) KTAB#T$K

(d) KPAB#T$K

(e) None of these

**Q15. 87410593**

(a) #%KC%AB#

(b) #$KP%AB#

(c) %$KC%AB#

(d) #$KC%AB#

(e) None of these

**Solution(11-15):**

**S11. Ans.(d)****Sol.**

**S12. Ans.(a)****Sol.**

**S13. Ans.(a)****Sol.**

**S14. Ans.(d)****Sol.**

**S15. Ans.(d)****Sol.**

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