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.

Questions (1-5): Study the following information and answer the questions that follow:

Twelve boys i.e. N, V, U, H, Z, Y, X, W, K, J, I and M were born in six consecutive years starting from 2011 to 2016.
Two of them were born in each year. They were born in the months of February and September.
No two boys were born in the same month of the same year. N and J were born in the month of February. Three boys were born between M and Y. Four boys were born between N and M. V is older than Z. K is younger than M. Only four boys are older than Z. Only four boys were born between Y and Z. H is older than U.  W and V were born in the same months of the different year. Only one boy was born between J and X. J is older than X. I is the youngest. Only three persons are older than U. X was not born in a leap year. N is older than U. K was born in a leap year.

Q1. Who among the following is the oldest?
(a) Z
(b) N
(c) Y
(d) K
(e) None of these

Q2. How many of them were born between X and U?
(a) Two
(b) One
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q3. How many persons are younger than J?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) No one
(e) More than Three

Q4. Who among the following was born immediately after Y?
(a) K
(b) X
(c) Z
(d) N
(e) W

Q5. Who among the following was born in the month which has 29 days?
(a) K
(b) J
(c) Z
(d) N
(e) All of the above

Solutions (1-5):
S1. Ans.(b)
S2. Ans.(d)
S3. Ans.(e)
S4. Ans.(a)
S5. Ans.(a)

Directions (6-10): These questions are based on the following information.

‘hold your breath’ written as-  2W   2I   3S
‘put up with pollution’ is written as- 1.5G   2S    1K   4.5M
‘ignore the present’ is written as-  3.5G   1.5V   3V

Q6. What is the code for ‘Unhealthy’?
(a) 4.5B
(b) 2.5V
(c) 1.5B
(d) 2.5H
(e) None of these

Q7. ’2M’ is the code of which of the following word?
(a) activities
(b) train
(c) increase
(d) pain
(e)None of these

Q8. What is the code for ‘falling’?
(a) 2.5P
(b) 1K
(c) 3.5T
(d) 2S
(e)None of these

Q9. According to the given pattern, what is the code for ‘crucify’?
(a) 1.5D
(b) 2P
(c) 5M
(d) 3.5B
(e)None of these

Q10. According to the following pattern, what is the correct letter for code ‘ascend’?
(a) 3W
(b) 1.5M
(c) 1A
(d) 2Z
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Sol. This question of coding-decoding is based on the new pattern. In these questions,

(i) The last letter of the code represents the last letter of the word written in reverse alphabetical order.
For example
A-Z, B-Y, C-X, D-W, E-V, F-U, G-T, H-S, I-R, J-Q, L-O, M-N

(ii) The number in the code represents the total number of letters in the word divide by 2.
Sol.

S6. Ans.(a)
S7. Ans.(d)
S8. Ans.(c)
S9. Ans.(d)
S10. Ans.(a)

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

P@Q – P is neither greater than nor equal to Q
P%Q – P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q
P#Q – P is not greater than Q
P\$Q – P is not smaller than Q
P*Q- P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q

Q11. Statements: – Z@Y, Y%X, X*W, W\$V
Conclusions: – (I) Y%V (II) Z%V
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Either conclusion I or II follows
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follow
(e) Both conclusion I and II follows

Q12. Statements: – Z%Y, Y*X, X#W, W*V
Conclusions: – (I) Z%X (II) V\$Y
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Either conclusion I or II follows
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follow
(e) Both conclusion I and II follows

Q13. Statements: – Z*Y, Y\$X, X#W, W@V
Conclusions: – (I) V*Z (II) X%Z
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Either conclusion I or II follows
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follow
(e) Both conclusion I and II follows

Q14. Statements: – Z\$Y, Y\$X, X*W, W@V
Conclusions: – (I) Z\$V (II) V%X
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Either conclusion I or II follows
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follow
(e) Both conclusion I and II follows

Q15. Statements: – Z%V, V@X, X%Y, Y*W
Conclusions: – (I) X%W (II) Y@Z
(a) Only conclusion I follows
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Either conclusion I or II follows
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follow
(e) Both conclusion I and II follow

Solutions (11-15):

S11. Ans. (a)
S12. Ans. (e)
S13. Ans. (d)
S14. Ans. (b)
S15. Ans. (a) 