# Reasoning for NABARD Assistant Manager 2018: 13th April

**Dear Aspirants,**

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

**Direction (1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.**

Seven members of the family namely O, N, M, L, K, J and I live in seven different floors of building.

One of the floors in the building is vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight.

Each of them went to zoo on different days of the week starting from Monday to Sunday (but not necessarily in the same order). M went to zoo before O. The one who went on Thursday lives immediately below J. K lives on an odd numbered floor above fourth floor. Only three persons live between I and the vacant floor. There are only three floors between M and the one who went on Saturday. The one who went on Tuesday live on one of the floors below fourth floor. There are only four floors between J and O. The person who went on Sunday lives immediately below the person who went on Monday. The person who lives immediately below the vacant floor went on Tuesday. Only two floors are there between the persons who went on Monday and Saturday. N lives immediately below the vacant floor. The number of floors between K and M is the same as the number of persons living above K. N lives on the floor which is immediately above the one who went on Friday. There is only one floor between K and the one who went on Tuesday. O went to zoo before J.

**Q1. How many persons went to the zoo between the persons who live on the top two floors?**

(a) One

(b) None

(c) Two

(d) Five

(e) None of these

**Q2. Who among the following person lives immediate below the one, who went on Friday?**

(a) K

(b) O

(c) N

(d) M

(e) None of these

**Q3. Which of the following pair represents the persons, who live immediate below and above the vacant floors?**

(a) K - L

(b) M - N

(c) J - I

(d) N - K

(e) None of these

**Q4. Which of the following combination of day and floor is correct for the person lives below O?**

(a) Monday- 3rd floor

(b) Thursday- 6th floor

(c) Wednesday-1st floor

(d) Saturday- 7th floor

(e) Thursday- 7th floor

**Q5. How many persons live between the persons who went on Monday and Tuesday?**

(a) Four

(b) Three

(c) Two

(d) One

(e) None of these

**Solutions (1-5):****S1. Ans.(d)**

**S2. Ans.(d)**

**S3. Ans.(d)**

**S4. Ans.(c)**

**S5. Ans.(b)**

**Directions (6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, $, *, # and used with the following meaning as illustrated below:**

‘P $ Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’

‘P # Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’

means “P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’‘P * Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’

Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the four conclusions I, II, III and IV is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

**Solutions (6-10):**

S6. Ans.(e)

S7. Ans.(a)

S8. Ans.(b)

S9. Ans.(e)

S10. Ans.(e)

S7. Ans.(a)

S8. Ans.(b)

S9. Ans.(e)

S10. Ans.(e)

**Directions (11-15): These questions are based on the following six numbers.**

**312 876 156 285 734 954**

**Q11. If we add 2 to the second digit of each number and subtract 1 from the first digit of each number, then which of the given will become the lowest number?**

(a) 312

(b) 876

(c) 156

(d) 285

(e) None of these

**Q12. If all the digits in each of the numbers are written in increasing order within than number, than which of the given number will become the second highest?**

(a) 312

(b) 954

(c) 156

(d) 285

(e) None of these

**Q13. If the first two digits of each number are interchanged, then which of the following numbers will become the highest number?**

(a) 721

(b) 876

(c) 937

(d) 387

(e) 285

**Q14. In each number, if we subtracted 1 in first digit and added 1 in last digit, then which among these number will be 2nd lowest number?**

(a) 734

(b) 876

(c) 954

(d) 285

(e) None of these

**Q15.If we replace all the odd digits in each number with zero, then which of the following number will become the lowest?**

(a) 312

(b) 876

(c) 156

(d) 285

(e) 734**Solutions (11-15):**

S12. Ans.(b)

S13. Ans.(e)

S14. Ans.(d)

S15. Ans.(a)