Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning Questions for NIACL ASSISTANT 2018

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 exams like NIACL ASSISTANT 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 study plan and the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

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

Seven boxes A, B, C, D, E, F and G are kept one above the other containing different number of kites ranging from 20-90. Box F is below box D. Two boxes are kept between A and the box containing 41 kites, which is kept below Box A. D contains thrice number of kites than box B. Box C contains 50 number of kites and is not kept at the top. The number of kites in box G is a cube of a number. Only one box is kept between box containing 41 kites and 39 kites. Box D has less number of kites than box A. One of the boxes contain 78 kites. Five boxes are kept between box containing 64 kites and Box C. Box G is immediately above box E. Box D is not kept immediately above or below box B. Three boxes are kept between box D and box F. Not more than Four boxes are kept above A.

Q1. Which among the following box/boxes is kept exactly between Box E and Box C?
G, D
B, D
B, F
F, D
none of these
Solution:

Q2. How many kites are kept in box B?
50
13
78
41
none of these
Solution:

Q3. Which among the following boxes contains the maximum number of kites?
G
D
A
B
none of these
Solution:

Q4. Which of the following combination is not true?
39-D
31-B
41-E
64-A
none of these
Solution:

Q5. Which among the following boxes is kept immediately below box D?
G
C
A
F
none of these
Solution:

Directions (6-9): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.

R 4 P I J M Q 3 % T @ © U K 5 V 1 W \$ Y 2 B E 6 # 9 D H 8 G & Z N

Q6. Which of the following is the seventh to the left of the fifteenth from the left end of the given arrangement?
2
#
%
3
None of these
Solution:
7th to the left of 15th from left=15-7=8th from left= 3

Q7. How many such numbers are there in the given arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and immediately followed by a vowel?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three

Q8. How many such symbols are there in the given arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a letter and immediately preceded by a number?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:
3%T

Q9. How many such consonants are there in the given arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and immediately followed by a symbol?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:
None

Q10. What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement?
RST
PQZ
UWV
SUV
SVU

Q11. In a certain code language ‘DOME’ is written as ‘8943’, and ‘MEAL’ is written as ‘4321’. What group of letters can be formed for the code ‘38249’?
MEDOA
EMDAO
EDAMO
MEAOD
Solution:
If DOME = 8943,  MEAL = 4321,  38249=EDAMO

Q12. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word “BASKET”, each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:
One

Q13. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the first, third, fifth and the ninth letters of the word ‘CURVATURE’, which would be the second letter of the word? If more than one such word can be formed, give X as the answer. If no such word can be formed, give K as your answer.
R
D
X
I
K
Solution:
CURVATURE. The letter is = C, R, A, E We can form two words from above letter= RACE, CARE, ACRE

Q14. Each vowel in the word SURROUND is changed to the next letter in the English alphabet and each consonant is changed to the previous letter in the English alphabet. Which of the following will be the second from the right end in the new arrangement?
M
C
V
P
E
Solution:

Q15. The positions of the first and the second digits of the number 54378926 are interchanged. Similarly, the positions of the third and the fourth digits are interchanged and so on. Which of the following will be the sixth digit from the left end after the rearrangement?
6
8
9
2
7
Solution: