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# Reasoning Quiz For IBPS Clerk Prelims 2023-29th June

Q1. How many such pairs of letters are in the word ELEPHANT, each of which have as many letters between them (in both forward and backward direction) as in the English alphabet?
(a) Six
(b) Three
(c) Five
(d) One
(e) None of these

Q2. How many such pairs of digits are in the number 12793758, each of which have as many digits between them in as the series of natural numbers both in backward and forward direction?
(a) More than three
(b) Three
(c) Two
(d) One
(e) None

Q3. If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the 2nd, 5th, 6th, and 10th letters of the word “APOCALYPSE’’, which of the following will be the second letter of that newly formed word? If more than one such word can be made, give Y as the answer and if no such word can be made, give X as the answer?
(a) L
(b) A
(c) P
(d) Y
(e) X

Q4. If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the 3rd, 5th, 8th and 9th letters of the word “VOCABULARY’’, which of the following will be the third letter of that newly formed word? If more than one such word can be made, give Y as the answer and if no such word can be made, give X as the answer?
(a) B
(b) A
(c) C
(d) Y
(e) X

Q5. In a certain code CONFUSED is written as EMNBEFTV. How is SECLUDED written in that code?
(a) RDBKEFEV
(b) KBDRCDCT
(c) KBDREFEV
(d) MDFTCDCT
(e) KYDREFET

Q6. How many such pairs of letters are in the word PUNCHING, each of which have as many letters between them in the word (both forward and backward direction) as they have between them in the English Alphabet?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) More than four

Q7. If it is possible to make a meaningful word from 1st and 3rd letter letters of the word AIR and 1st and 4th letter of the word PORT, then which will be the second letter of that meaningful word from the left? If more than one word will be formed, then marked it as X and if no word will be formed marked it as Y.
(a) X
(b) Y
(c) R
(d) P
(e) T

Q8. If the even digits of the number 82357947 are divided by 2 and the odd digits are decreased by 3, then what will be the sum of the third digit from the left and the seventh digit from the right?
(a) 2
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 1
(e) 4

Q9. If in the word CONCLUDE, all the letters are written in the reverse order (i.e., starting from E) and then all the vowels are changed to its second next letter and all the consonants are changed to its previous letter. After the final arrangement, which of the following letter will be sixth from the left end?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) G
(d) K
(e) M

Q10. It is possible to make a meaningful word with the third, sixth, seventh and eights letters of the word “REGENERATION, which of the following will be the second letter from the right end of that newly formed word? If more than one such word can be made, give M as the answer and if no such word can be made, give Y as the answer?
(a) M
(b) G
(c) Y
(d) A
(e) R

Solutions

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. 2nd, 5th, 6th, and 10th letters of the word = P, A, L, E
Possible word = PEAL, LEAP, PLEA, PALE

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. 3rd, 5th, 8th and 9th letters of the word = C, B, A, R
Possible words = CRAB

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. 1st and 3rd letter of the word AIR = A, R
1st and 4th letter of the word PORT = P, T
Words can be = PART, TRAP, PRAT, RAPT
So, the answer will be X.

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol. Given Word = CONCLUDE
Reverse Order = EDULCNOC
After operation = GCWKBMQB
Sixth letter from the left end = M

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. The third, sixth, seventh and eights letters of the word = G, E, R, A
Words = RAGE