Practice Reasoning Questions (with explanation) for Upcoming Bank PO and Clerk Exams 2015 Set-18

    Practice Reasoning Questions (with explanation) for Upcoming Bank PO and Clerk Exams 2015 Set-18
    Practice Reasoning Questions (with explanation) for Upcoming Bank PO and Clerk Exams 2015 Set-18:
    The List of Practice Reasoning Questions for Upcoming Bank PO/Clerk Exams was given below with explanation. Candidates those who are preparing for the examinations can use these questions.

    Directions (Questions. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:
    In certain code language ‘examination tests in job’ is written as ‘146 69 125 101’, ‘question for the interview’ is written as ’79 95 121 163’, ‘prepare for the examination’ is written as ‘125 79 256 95’, and ‘interview for good job’ is written as ‘ 79 163 196 146’.

     1). How is ‘interview’ coded in the given code language?
    a)   79
    b)   163
    c)   146
    d)   Can’t be determind
    e)   None of these


    2). How will ‘tests in the examination’ be coded in the given code language?
    a)   101 121 69 79
    b)   69 79 146 125
    c)   101 125 69 95
    d)   Can’t be determind
    e)   None of these


    3). What does the code ‘69’ stand for in the given code language?
    a)   in
    b)   prepare
    c)   tests
    d)   Either 1) or 3)
    e)   None of these


    4). What is code for ‘examination’ in the given code language?
    a)   256
    b)   125
    c)   146
    d)   95
    e)   None of these


    5). ‘256’ is the code for which of the following?
    a)   prepare
    b)   the
    c)   question
    d)   Can’t be determind
    e)   None of these


    Directions (questions. 6-9): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statement are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer

    1)   If the data in statementI aloneare sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statementII alone are notsufficient to answer the question.
    2)   If the data in statementII aloneare sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statementI alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
    3)   If the dataeither in statementI aloneor in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    4)   If the data in both the statementI and II together arenot sufficientto answer the question.
    5)   If the data inboth statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

    6). Who among V, W, X, Y and Z is the immediate neighbor of W and Y? All are sitting at a circular table.
    I.X, who is third to the left of W, is on the immediate right of Z and second to the left of V.
    II.X is second to the left of V, who is third to the right of Z, who is second to the left of Y.


    7). Among E, F, G, H, I and J, who is the tallest?
    I.H and I are taller than J, E and F but none of them is the tallest.
    II.I is taller than H but shorter than G.


    8).What is Sonu’s rank from the top in a class of thirty students?
    I.Sona’s rank is fifteenth from the top in the class and he is six ranks below Sonu.
    II.Sonal is six ranks ahead of Monal and his rank is fifth from the top in the class.


    9).In a certain code 48 means ‘stop smoking’ and 62 means ‘injurious habit’. What do 6 and 8 mean respectively in that code?
    I.4 6 7 means ‘stop bad habit’.
    II.8 2 9 means ‘smoking is injurious’.


    10).In a row of 45 students Ritesh is twelfth from the right end and three are thirteen students between Meena and Ritesh. What is the Meena’s position from the left end?
    a)   19th
    b)   20th
    c)   26th
    d)   27th
    e)   Can’t be determined


    Answers:                                 
    1). b)   2). c)   3). d)   4). b)   5). a)   6). c)   7). a)   8). a)   9). c)   10). b)

    Check below the detailed explanation for the above Reasoning Questions:

    Questions (01-05):

    Examination tests in job
    à146 69 125 101 ……….. (i)
    Question for the interview
    à79 95 121 163 ………..(ii)
    Prepare for the examination
    à125 79 256 95 ……… (iii)
    Interview for good job
    à79 163 196 146 …….(iv)

    From (i) and (iii),
    Examinationà125 …..(v)

    From (i) and (iv),
    Jobà146 ……..……(vi)

    From (i), (v) and (vi),
    Tests/inà101/69 ……….(vii)

    From (ii), (iii) and (iv),
    Forà79 ………(viii)

    From (ii), (iii) and (viii),
    theà95 ……(ix)

    from (iii), (v), (viii) and (ix),
    prepareà256 ….    (x)

    from (ii), (iv) and (viii),
    interviewà163 ……(xi)

    from (iv), (vi), (viii) and (xi),
    goodà196 ……(xii)

    from (ii), (viii), (ix) and (xi),
    questionà121 ……(xiii)

    1).Answer is:b
    2).Answer is: c
    3).Answer is: d
    4).Answer is: b
    5).Answer is: a

    6).From I.

    V is the immediate neighbor of W and Y. Hence I is sufficient to answer the question.
    Answer is: c
    From II.

    V is the immediate neighbor of W and Y. Hence II is sufficient to answer the question.

    7).From I. G>H, I>J, E, F
    Only I is sufficient to answer the question.
    Answer is: a

    8).From I. Sona’s rank from the top = 15. He is six ranks from below Sonu.
    Sonu’s rank from the top = 15 – 6 = 9th
    Answer is: a

    9).FromI.
    4 6 7àstop bad habit
    4 8àstop smoking
    6 2àinjurious habit
    6àhabit
    4àstop
    6 8àhabit smoking
    From II.
    8 2 9àsmoking is injurious
    4 8àstop smoking
    6 2àinjurious habit
    8àsmoking
    2àinjurious
    6àhabit
    6 8àhabit smoking 
    Either statement I or II is sufficient to answer the question.
     Answer is: c

    10). Meena’s position from right end = (12 +13+1) =26th
    Thus, Meena’s position from left end = (45 – 26 + 1) = 20th
    Answer is: b


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