Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Exams 2017

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Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Exams
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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams Reasoning Practice Questions section. The below practice questions covers Puzzle (5 questions), Ranking and Position (5 questions), Input / Output (5 questions), Coding and Decoding (5 questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams.
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Ten students namely viz Varun, Kishore, Prakash, Sundar, Bhavesh, Jeevika, Usha, Harsha, Durga and Subha called for document verification but not necessarily in the same order have document verification on five different days starting from Monday to Friday of the same week. Students have document verification at two different time slots, i.e 10.00 A.M and 02.00 P.M.
Durga have document verification on Tuesday at 10.00 A.M. The number of people who have document verification between Usha and Sundar is same as the number of people who have document verification between Prakash and Harsha. Kishore have document verification immediately before Durga. Durga does not have document verification on any of the days before Usha. The one who have document verification at 10.00 A.M immediately before Subha. Harsha does not have document verification at 02.00 P.M.  Sundar have document verification immediately after the day of one who have document verification on Monday. Jeevika does not have document verification at 02.00 P.M. Sundar does not have document verification on any one of the days after Bhavesh. Only three people have document verification between Usha and Bhavesh. Neither Bhavesh nor Usha does not have document verification on Friday. Only two people have document verification between Jeevika and Subha. Jeevika does not have document verification on any of the days after Harsha.
1. Which of the following students attends document verification on Wednesday?
a) Durga and Prakash
b) Kishore and Bhavesh
c) Bhavesh and Prakash
d) Usha and Harsha
e) Subha and Sundar
2. Jeevika and Varun have document verification on which of the following day?
a) Friday
b) Thursday
c) Wednesday
d) Monday
e) Tuesday
3. How many persons have document verification after Sundar?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Four
d) Five
e) Six
4. Four of the following students form a group, which of the following student does not belong to that group?
a) Harsha
b) Varun
c) Kishore
d) Subha
e) Prakash
5. Which of the following statement is true as per the given information?
a) Varun attend document verification after six students
b) Durga and Prakash attends document verification on same day
c) Two students attend document verification between Sundar and Varun
d) Five students have document verification after Bhavesh
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following numbers and answer the following questions:-
427 623 814 511 249 709
6. Which of the following is the second highest number when the first and the second digits get interchanged?
a) 247
b) 263
c) 623
d) 151
e) None of these
7. How many numbers are there in between 427 and 249 when the digits within the number get reversed and arranged in ascending order.
a) none
b) one
c) two
d) three
e) None of these
8. If one is added to the first digit of every number and then first and second digit got interchanged then which among the following is the highest number?
a) 249
b) 623
c) 511
d) 709
e) None of these
9. What is the difference between the first digit of the highest number and second lowest number after the positions of first two digits in each number is reversed
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5
e) None of these
10. If all the numbers are written in reverse order, then what is the product of the first digit of highest number and third digit of lowest number?
a) 40
b) 45
c) 58
d) 64
e) None of these
Directions (11 – 15): The following is the illustration of the input and the steps of arrangement.

11. What is the last step of the above input?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4
e) None of these.   
12. Which of the following is fourth to the left in second step?
a) O
b) L
c) W
d) E
e) None of these. 
13. Which of the following is third to the right in first step?
a) L
b) O
c) T
d) B
e) None of these.
14. What is the fourth step of the above input?
a) 4, 6
b) 5, 7
c) 6, 8
d) 8, 9
e) None of these.
15. What is the third step of above input?
a) 14, 12, 10, 3
b) 16, 11, 10, 4
c) 16, 11, 10, 3
d) 14, 12, 10, 4
e) None of these.
Directions (16 – 20): In a certain code language
‘bunch grapes means honest’ is coded as ‘ES25 PT25 NN16 CY16’
‘clutch lyrics fluffy thanks’ is coded as ‘FU25 IO25 TX25 NG25’
‘system level works properly’ is coded as ‘KD16 PK49 TH25 EO16’
‘rainbow smell pastry peties’ is coded as ‘ NI36 IK25 LH16 TK25’
16. Which will be the code for “monkey dangerous animals”?
a) YZ64 EM36 XL64
b) KL25 ZM36 WL64
c) MZ36 GW25 MK36
d) MW81 KN36 GW25
e) GW64 MZ36 KN25
17. Which will be the code for “rabbit asking tiger friendly”?
a) EU49 BI25 IZ36 EG25
b) XZ64 IK49 BI25 BZ36
c) EG25 IZ16 BE25 UE49
d) IZ25 EG16 BI25 EU49
e) None of these
18. What is the the code for “peties”?
a) KL36
b) IK25
c) KJ49
d) KT25
e) IE25
19. What will be the code for “seven colour rainbow season”?
a) XZ16 IK25 II36 EH25
b) EH25 SK25 IJ36 XO16
c) OX25 NI36 SH25 EH16
d) XL16 SH25 IK36 OX25
e) None of these
20. In given code language, what does the code “EV49 RY64 MX81” stands for?
a) verification toughest process
b) helpful thinkers finalized
c) calculate exactly strength
d) external commercial borrowing
e) playing beautiful ground
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Days
Students
10 AM
2 PM
Monday
Usha
Kishore
Tuesday
Durga
Sundar
Wednesday
Bhavesh
Prakash
Thursday
Jeevika
Varun
Friday
Harsha
Subha
1. C)   2. B)   3. E)   4. A)   5. D)  
6. C) after interchange – 247 263 184 151 429 079
7. B) After arrangement- 115 326 418 724 907 942
8. A) After adding one and interchanging first and second digit-
257 273 194 161 439 089
9. B) 247 263 184 151 429 079
so difference = 4 - 1  = 3
10. B) after arrangement – 724 326 418 115 942 907
So product = 9*5 = 45
(11 – 15): Explanation:
From Input to Step 1 the letters changes as Alphabet of opposite place value minus 1
From Step 1 to Step 2 the letters changes as +3 place values
From Step 2 to Step 3 the letters change as Difference of place values of adjacent letters
From Step 3 to Step 4 the numbers changes as difference of adjacent numbers
From Step 4 to Step 5 the numbers changes as difference two numbers
11. B)   12. C)   13. D)   14. B)   15. C)
(16 – 20): Explanation:
1st letter -> In 5 letter words 2nd last letter
In 6 letter -> words 3rd last letter
In 7 letter ->  words 4th last letter
2nd letter -> 1st letter opposite of 1st letter
Number  -> (total count -1)^2
Example: System = T(6 letter word 3rd last letter ie. T) H(1st letter S opposite H) 25(Total Count (6-1)^2 = 25)
16. E)   17. D)   18. B)   19. C)   20. D)