Coding and Decoding and High Level Puzzle for SBI PO 2017

Mentor for Bank Exams
Reasoning Practice Set for SBI PO 2017


Directions (1 – 5): Study the following and answer the questions:
In a certain code language
‘economics alone wealth break‘ is written as ‘ b24k, a24e, e80s, w35h’
‘wonder often native developing‘ is written as ‘n35e, w35r, d99g, o24n’
‘tax between native butter‘ is written as ‘ b35r, b48n, t8x, n35e’
‘butter to recollect economics‘ is written as ‘b35r, r80t, t3o, e80s‘

1. What will be the code for “economics”?
a) d80s       
b) e80s       
c) n80s
d) a80s     
e) None of these                   
2. What will be the code for “read newspaper daily”?
a) n48r, d24y, r15d          
b) t15d, m80r, d24y
c) s15e, n80r, d24y          
d) r15d, d24y, n80r
e) None of these
3. What will be the code for “glory”?
a) y24g       
b) l24r        
c) g24y
d) g35y       
e) None of these
4. Which of the following denotes “b35r” ?
a) beside     
b) bear       
c) butter
d) cluster    
e) None of these
5. What will be the code for “genomics”?
a) g63c       
b) e63s       
c) g63s
d) g48s       
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
Twelve persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In Row – 1, Ajesh, Aravinth, Akil, Ajay, Akash and Anand are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. In Row -2, Ameer, Akshay, Anvar, Abimanyu, Anbu and Alan are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. All of them have a car of different companies, viz Honda, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj, Mahindra, TVS, Yamaha, Suzuki, Royal Enfield, KTM, Kawasaki, Harley Davidson and Ducati but not necessarily in the same order.
Akshay faces one who sits third to the right of Akash. Abimanyu neither owns Mahindra nor Bajaj. The person who owns Ducati car facing South Direction. Aravinth owns Kawasaki and faces the one who owns Yamaha car.Only three persons sit between Akash and Aravinth.
The person who owns Mahindra car facing North Direction. Anand does not own Ducati. The persons who own Yamaha and SUZUKI sit next to each other. The one who owns Royal Enfield sits second to the right of Ajesh. Anand is neither an immediate neighbour of Aravinth nor Akash.
One of the immediate neighbours of Anand faces Alan. The one who owns KTM car sits at one of the extreme ends of the line. Only three persons sit between Alan and the one who faces Akil. The one who owns Honda car sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
There are two people sit between one who owns Ducati car and the one who owns KTM. Ameer sits second to the left of the one facing Ajesh. The person who owns TVS faces North Direction. Anvar is not an immediate neighbour of Akshay.
Aravinth does not face Anbu. There are three people sit between one who owns Honda car and the one who owns Mahindra. The person who owns Bajaj faces one of the immediate neighbours of Ducati. There are two people sit between one who owns Royal Enfield and Harley Davidson.
6. How many persons are seated between Abimanyu and Alan?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) None of these
7. Who amongst the following sit at the extreme ends of the rows?
a) Akash, Aravinth
b) Ameer, Ajesh
c) Akash, Anbu
d) Akash, Abimanyu
e) Ameer, Akash
8. Who amongst the following faces Ameer?
a) Ajay
b) Akash
c) Anand
d) Akil
e) None of the Above
9. Ajesh is related to Bajaj in the same way as Abimanyu is related to Royal Enfield based on the given arrangement. Then Anand is related to?
a) Bajaj
b) Suzuki
c) Mahindra
d) Hero MotoCorp
e) None of the Above
10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) Ameer, Aravinth
b) Anvar, Ajay
c) Alan, Anand
d) Abimanyu, Ajesh
e) Ameer, Akil
Solutions:
(1 – 5): Logic is as follows:
First and latter’s in the code is same as first and last letters in the word. Number represents the total number of letter’s square subtracted with one.
Ex: Economics -> e80s
e -> First letter of the word
80 -> Number of letters in the word (9)
92– 1=80
1. B)    2. D)   3. C)   4. C)   5. C)
(6 – 10):


6. B)   7. E)   8. D)   9. C)   10. E)