Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk (Set - 1)

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Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk (Set - 1)
Direction (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
SAT    RGP   BCD   LAT   YGH
1. If in each given words, each of the consonants is changed to the previous letter than, in how many words thus formed will there be more than one vowel?
A) Zero
B) One
C) Two
D) Three
E) Four
2. If the given words are arranged in the order as they would appear in the English dictionary from left to right, which of the following will be the second from the left?
A) SAT
B) RGP
C) BCD
D) LAT
E) YGH
3. If in each of the words, the first and last letters are interchanged and then all the words are arranged in alphabetical order from left to right, then which word would be second from the right?
A) SAT
B) RGP
C) BCD
D) LAT
E) YGH
4. If the last alphabet in each of the word is changed to the next alphabet in English alphabetical order, how many words thus formed have two vowels?
A) Zero
B) One
C) Two
D) Three
E) Four
5. If in each of the given words, all the letters are arranged in the order as they would appear in the English dictionary from right to left and then all the words are arranged in the English dictionary from left to right, which of the following will be at the middle in the series?
A) SAT
B) RGP
C) BCD
D) LAT
E) YGH
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the questions followed:
Nine people are sitting in a straight line, some are facing south and some are facing north. Each of them has got married during the years 1982-1990 in the months of Jan to Sept. C got married in a leap year and in a month of 31 days. I is older than B and faces north direction. P got married in Sept. D is older than S but S is younger than Q. C sits 3rd left of S while I sits 2nd right of D. The persons sitting adjacent to the ones who got married in a month of 31 days except May but not sitting at extreme ends are facing opposite directions. Oldest of them sit at an extreme and got married in the month which has 31 days. The person who got married in 1987 sits immediate left of the person, who got married on September. The persons adjacent to the youngest person face opposite direction. While youngest of them got married in July sit adjacent to those, who got married in 31 days month but none of them sit at any extreme position. And both the youngest and the oldest face the same direction. A sits 3rd left of R and face in same direction as R who is not sitting adjacent to T. The one who got married in Jan is facing south and is sitting exactly in the middle and his immediate neighbours face opposite directions. The one who got married in Aug is facing south and in 1984. The ones who got married in 30 days are adjacent to each other but none of them is P. S who is facing north, got married in a year between the years of D and A got married and none of them got married in a leap year. The marriage difference between B and T is 7 years and they got married in May and March respectively. S and D sit adjacent to each other facing same direction. B and P faces same direction. Persons sitting adjacent to A face north direction.
6. Who among the following person sits fourth to the right of C?
A) S
B) A
C) P
D) T
E) None of these
7. In which of the following year B got married?
A) 1988
B) 1990
C) 1985
D) 1989
E) None of these
8. How many persons sit between the person who got married in 1989 and the person who got married in the month of June?
A) Four
B) Two
C) Three
D) Can’t be determined
E) Five
9. In which of the following month D got married?
A) April
B) August
C) June
D) September
E) Either (a) or (c)
10. Who among the following person got married in the month of August?
A) Person, who sits immediate left of C
B) R
C) Person, who sits immediate left of D
D) Both (a) and (c)
E) A
Solutions:
1. A) After arranging the word,
RAS QFO ABC KAS XFG
Thus, no word has more than one vowel.
2. D) After arranging the words from left to right in order-
BCD LAT RGP SAT YGH
LAT, is second from the left.
3. D) After interchanged the first and last letter,
TAS PGR DCB TAL HGY
Now left to right according to alphabetical order,
DCB HGY PGR TAL TAS
TAL is second from the right it means LAT is the answer.
4. C) After arranged,
SAU RGQ BCE LAU YGI
SAU and LAU have 2 vowels.
5. D) After all the letters arranged from right to left,
TSA RPG DCB TLA YHG
After all the words from left to right,
DCB RPG TLA TSA YHG
TLA (obtain from LAT) is in the middle.
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