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The 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. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Direction (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Eight persons Monu, Sonu, Pinku, Mintu, Bantu, Chiru, Kalu and Sintu  are sitting around a circular table but not necessarily in the same order. Three of them are facing opposite to center  while other five are facing towards the centre of the table.

Bantu sits third to the right of Pinku. Chiru is sitting third to the left of Bantu. Three persons are sitting between Chiru and Sonu. Kalu is sitting third to the right of Chiru  who is not facing the centre. Mintu is sitting third to the right of Monu, who is not facing the centre.

Q1. Who sits between Chiru and Monu ?
(a) Sonu
(b) Pinku
(c) Bantu
(d) Kalu
(e) None of these

Q2. Who among the following is second to the right of Sonu?
(a) Mintu
(b) Pinku
(c) Bantu
(d) Chiru
(e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following statements is/are true with respect to Sintu?
(a) Sintu is opposite of  Kalu.
(b) Sintu  is fourth to the right of Kalu.
(c) Sintu is fourth to the left of Kalu.
(d) All are true
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following groups represents the group, of those facing away from the centre ?
(a) Monu, Pinku, Chiru
(b) Pinku, Chiru , Mintu
(c) Sonu,  Monu, Pinku
(d) Mintu, Bantu, Chiru
(e) None of these

Q5. What is the position of Pinku with respect of Sintu ?
(a) Pinku is third to the right of Sintu.
(b) Pinku is second to the left of Sintu.
(c) Pinku is third to the left of Sintu.
(d) Pinku is in front of Sintu.
(e) None of these

S1. Ans.(e)

S2. Ans.(b)

S3. Ans.(d)

S4. Ans.(a)

S5. Ans.(c)

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given question:

In a certain code language,

'always create new ideas' is written as "ba ri sha gi'.
'ideas and new thoughts' is written as 'fa gi ma ri'.
'Create thoughts and Insights' is written as 'ma jo ba fa'
'new and better solutions' is written as 'ki ri to fa'.

Q6. What is the code for 'ideas'?
(a) sha
(b) ba
(c) gi
(d) ma
(e) Cannot be determined

Q7. What does 'fa' stand for?
(a) thoughts
(b) insights
(c) new
(d) and
(e) solutions

Q8. 'fa lo ba' could be a code for which of the following?
(a)thoughts and action
(b) create and innovate
(c) ideas and thoughts
(d) create new solutions
(e) always better ideas

Q9. What is the code for 'new'?
(a) ki
(b) ri
(c) to
(d) fa
(e) ba

Q10.Which of the following may represent 'insights thoughts always'?
(a) jo ki to
(b) ki to ri
(c) sha jo ri
(d) ma sha jo
(e) sha to ba

Solution(6-10):

Always----------------------- sha
Create------------------------- ba
New--------------------------- ri
Ideas-------------------------- gi
And--------------------------- fa
Thought---------------------- ma
Insights ---------------------- jo
Better/solution--------------- ki/to

S6.Ans.(c)

S7.Ans.(d)

S8.Ans.(b)

S9.Ans.(b)

S10.Ans.(d)

Directions (11-15): In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy etc. on the basis of the information given in the statement. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true. Then decide which of the two given suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing. Give answer
(a) If only I follows.
(b) If only II follows.
(c) If either I or II follows.
(d) If neither I nor II follows.
(e) If both I and II follow.

Q11.Statement: According to a report, energy-guzzling technologies that we use at home, destroy the environment.
Courses of action:
I. An effort should be made to discourage use of energy-guzzling technologies.
II. A special tax should be imposed on the use of such technologies.

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol. I is advisable because it will reduce the problem. II is impractical. Hence, II is not advisable.

Q12.Statement: Militants are now attacking the police in several states of India in a bid to demoralise them and to choke the intelligence network.
Courses of action:
I. Government should formulate a plan to equip its policemen with sophisticated weapons and equipment besides making an effort to end militancy in a peaceful way.
II. The police department should send strict instructions to all the police officers concerned  that every policeman on duty should have proper gear like a bullet- proof vest and automatic weapons to counter any sudden attack.

S12. Ans.(e)
Sol. Both I and II will reduce the problem. Good equipment will keep the policemen alert whereas good weapons will make them strong to face the situation. Meaningful dialogue can change the situation dramatically. Therefore, both I and II are advisable.

Q13.Statement: With more airlines crossing the Indian skies and air travelling become more affordable, the infrastructure facilities at airports have remained grossly inadequate.
Courses of action:
I. All airports in India should be privatised.
II.A committee should be made to look into the matter and their recommendation should be sought to deal with the situation.

S13. Ans.(b)
Sol. I is not advisable. We need inspection to sort out the problem. II is advisable because it will be helpful to make strategies to sort out the problem.

Q14.Statement: A number of travel agents in cities continue to harass and fleece the hapless travellers and cause damage to tourism industry.
Courses of action:
I. An effort should be made to punish all such travel agents and an instruction should be given to all  travel agents to provide good services and treatment to travellers.
II. An effort should be made to implement the rules and regulations effectively.

S14. Ans.(e)
Sol. Participation of travel agents is essential to make the situation conducive for tourists. The instruction given to them can make the situation comfortable for travelers. Hence, I is advisable. II is advisable because if rules and regulations are followed properly, the number of incidents of harassing the tourists will reduce.

Q15.Statement: Large areas in several towns of the state XYZ lay under waist-deep water as heavy rain lashed coastal areas of the XYZ state for the fourth day.
Courses of action:
I. The government should review the situation and the authorities should be asked to undertake enumeration of losses immediately to enable disbursement of relief.
II. Efforts should be made to ferry people to safer places.

S15. Ans.(e)
Sol. Since the situation is alarming, rescue operation is indispensable. II will help in rescuing people. Hence, II is advisable. I is advisable to help people to deal with the situation.

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