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Reasoning Miscellany for BOB PGDBF/IBPS RRBs(July 10, 2018)

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Dear Aspirants,
Reasoning Ability Section plays a pivotal role to score better in Banking and other competitive exams. Now a day, all the exams have higher level of reasoning questions. The questions asked in this section are tricky and time-consuming. But, once dealt with proper strategy, speed, and accuracy, this section will definitely award you the maximum marks in the examination. Here is another set of Questions to improve your speed and practice. Make most of it.

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, a question is followed by three statements. You have to decide the information given in which of the following statements is sufficient to answer the question.

1. What is the code for ‘information’ in the given code language?
I. ‘operating system’ means ‘ki pa’
II. ‘distributed management system’ means ‘pa cu ti’
III. ‘management information system’ means ‘za pa cu’

1) Only I and II
2) Only III and I
3) Only II and III
4) All I, II and III
5) None of these

2. Five friends P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in a row facing south. Who sit(s) exactly between P and Q?
I. Only two persons sit to the right of Q.
II. P is not the immediate neighbour of Q, and P sits on the immediate left of S.
III. Q sits at mid point of the row.

1) Only II and III
2) Only II
3) Only II and either I or III
4) Only I
5) None of these

3. Which date in November was definitely Swati’s father’s birthday?
I. Swati correctly remembers that her father’s birthday is before fifteenth November but after twelfth November.
II. Swati’s brother correctly remembers that his father’s birthday is before sevententh November but after ninth november.
III. Swati’s mother correctly remembers that Swati’s father’s birthday is before sixteenth November but after thirteenth November.

1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only III and I
4) Only III
5) All I, II and III

4. In which direction is city W with respect to City A?
I. City U is to the north of city V and city W is to the west of city U.
II. City Z is to the east of city U and city A is to the north of city Z.
III. City V is to the west of city X and city Y is to the south of city X.

1) Only II and III
2) Only I and II
3) Only II
4) Only III
5) None of these

5. A, C, D, E and F each lives in a different city. In which city does A live among the cities Bhopal, Patna, Delhi, Pune and Jaipur?
I. C and F live in Patna and Pune respectively but A does not live in Jaipur.
II. E lives neither in Bhopal nor in Jaipur.
III. D lives in Jaipur.

1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only III and I
4) All I, II and III
5) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

In a certain code language some statements are coded as follows:
‘dearth blog theory ping’ is coded as ‘31@y 11#g 14%h 11*g’, ‘deception thin pollution fold’ is coded as ‘18@n 8$d 23%n 23*n’, ‘filter perception tedious birthday’ is coded as ‘33#y 24$r 26@s 24*n’ and ‘college destroy product basic’ is coded as ‘32%y 8#c 12∅e 27*t’

6. Which of the following is the code for ‘persistent cough frighten’?

1) 30*t 13qh 24$n
2) 13qh 30*t 22$n
3) 24*n 13qh 32%y
4) 30*t 24$p 13qh
5) 13qh 22$p 31@y

7. The code ‘18@n 24*n’ stands for

1) thin pollution
2) union perception
3) perception thin
4) filter deception
5) deception perception

8. Which of the following will be the code for ‘destroy theory dearth basic’?

1) 32%y 8#c 31@y 26@s
2) 14%h 31@y 8$d 33#y
3) 31@y 8#c 14%h 23*n
4) 14%h 8#c 32%y 31@y
5) None of these

9. Which of the following may be the code for ‘birthday indigenous’?

1) 33#y 29qs
2) 29qs 32#y
3) 29©s 33#y
4) 30#t 25*s
5) Can’t be determined

10. The code ‘11*g 23%n 24$r 12qe’ stands for –

1) filter duty corpse ping
2) ping perception filter college
3) college filter ping deception
4) deception ping unix input
5) None of these


(6-10) The letter in the code represents the last letter of each word ie dearth → h. The number in the code represents the sum of the number of letters present in the word and the position of the last letter of the
word, ie dearth → 6 + 8 = 14. The symbol represents the first letter of the word ie dearth → d → % in the following manner : d → %, b → #, t → @, p → *, f → $, c → ∅

  1. 3
  2. 3
  3. 3
  4. 2
  5. 1
  6. 2; persistent → 30*t, cough → 13∅h, Frighten → 22$n
  7. 3; 24*n → perception, 18@n → thin
  8. 4; destroy → 32%y, theory → 31@y, dearth → 14%h, basic → 8#c
  9. 3; birthday →  33#y, indigenous → 29©s
  10. 3; 11*g → ping, 23%n → deception, 24$r → filter, 12∅e → college


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