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Reasoning Ability Quiz For NABARD Grade A 2022- 2nd September

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions accordingly.
Six people F, G, H, J, K, and L sit around a triangle but not necessarily in the same order. Three of them sit at the corners and three sit at the sides and all are facing inside. Each one of them likes different colors.
The one who likes red sits second to the right of K who does not sit at the corner of the table. Two people sit between the ones who like Red and White. One person sits between the one who likes White and G. The one who likes Blue sits adjacent to G. The one who likes Green sits second to the right of the one who likes Blue. J does not like Red and sits immediate right of F. H likes Black and does not sit immediately next to the one who likes Grey.

Q1. Who among the following likes Grey colour?
(a) The one who sits two places away from the one, who likes Green
(b) The one who sits immediate left to L
(c) The one who sits immediately next to J
(d) The one who sits second to the right of H
(e) None of these

Q2. Which of the following colors is liked by the one who sits between F and K when counted from the left of K?
(a) Black
(b) Green
(c) Blue
(d) White
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the position of L from the one who likes Green?
(a) Third to the left
(b) Second to the right
(c) Second to the left
(d) Fourth to the right
(e) None of these

Q4. Find the correct statement/statements from the following.
I. Two people sit between L and the one who likes White.
II. J and K are immediate neighbors.
III. The one who likes Black sits third to the right of F.
(a) Only I
(b) Both I and III
(c) Both II and III
(d) Only III
(e) All are correct

Q5. Four of the following are same in a certain way and related to a group. Which among the following does not belong to the group?
(a) L, Grey
(b) K, Black
(c) F, White
(d) H, Green
(e) G, Black

Q6. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ‘PATERNALISM’ each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet (Both forward and backward)?
(a) Four
(b)Three
(c) Two
(d) One
(e) None

Q7. How many independent meaningful words can be formed with the given word ‘TRACKSUIT’ if it will be divided into two parts without changing the order of the letters and using each letter only once?
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) One
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q8. If it is possible to make a four-letter meaningful word, using the 2nd, the 4th, the 6th and the 8th letters from the left end of the word “MELLIFLUOUS”, then what is the 2nd letter of the word? If no such word can be formed mark the answer as ‘X’, if more than one word can be formed, mark the answer as ‘Y’.
(a) L
(b) X
(c) Y
(d) U
(e) None of these

Q9. If it is possible to make only one meaningful English word with the second, the third, the seventh and the eight letter from the left end of the word STEADFAST, which of the following will be the second letter of that word? If no such word can be formed, give ‘X’ as the answer and if more than one such word can be formed, give ‘Y’ as the answer.
(a) E
(b) A
(c) T
(d) Y
(e) None of these

Q10. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word “MICROSOFT” each of which has as many letters between them in the word are in the English alphabet(Both forward and backward)?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) More than three
(e) Three

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions accordingly.
A certain number of people sit around a circular table at equidistance from each other and facing the center. There are five people between B and D. A sits third to the left of B. There are three people between E and A. There is at least one person between E and D when counted from either side of E. B and E do not sit immediately next to each other. F sits to the immediate left of A. One person sits between C and B. A and C do not sit adjacent to each other. Not more than fifteen people are sitting around the table.

Q11. How many people sit around the table?
(a) 15
(b) 14
(c) 13
(d) 11
(e) 10

Q12. Counting in the clockwise direction, starting from E, how many people sit between B and E?
(a) 6
(b) 5
(c) 7
(d) 8
(e) 3

Q13. If B and D interchange their positions then what is the maximum number of people between C and B?
(a) 11
(b) 10
(c) 9
(d) 3
(e) 7

Q14. Which of the following is the odd pair?
(a) A, F
(b) B, C
(c) F, B
(d) C, D
(e) E, A

Q15. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?
I. C is 6th to the right of F.
II. E is 2nd to the left of D
III. B is 6th to the right of E
(a) Only I
(b) Both I and III
(c) Both II and III
(d) Only II
(e) Only III

Solutions

Solution (1-5):
Sol.

S1. Ans. (d)
S2. Ans. (d)
S3. Ans. (b)
S4. Ans. (e)
S5. Ans. (e)

S6. Ans. (c)
Sol.Clearly, there are 2 such pairs (LN, RT).

S7. Ans. (a)
Sol. We have to divide the word with independent word. The words are TRACK and SUIT. Rack is a word, which can form without changing the order but then we have ‘T’, which is a letter not an independent word. So, we can’t consider Rack.

S8. Ans. (c)
Sol. 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th letters of the given word are E, L, F and U.
Meaningful words = FLUE, FUEL

S9. Ans. (d)
Sol. The specified letters are T, E, A and S respectively.
Meaningful words are SEAT, SATE and EAST.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol.

Solution (11-15):
Sol.

S11. Ans. (a)
S12. Ans. (c)
S13. Ans. (b)
S14. Ans. (a)
S15. Ans. (a)