Reasoning Practice Questions (08 – 05 – 2018)

Mentor for Bank Exams

Reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. Practice with these Reasoning Questions for upcoming Bank/Insurance Exams.
Directions (1 – 3): Read the below given information carefully and answer the question given beside:
In a certain coded language,
@ means either month or day is 1
# means either month or day is 2
$ means either month or day is 3
& means either month or day is 4
? means either month or day is 5
/ means either month or day is 6
Note: If two symbols are given than by default first symbol is consider as Day and second one is considered as Month.
For example,
@/ 2010 means 1st June 2010
/@ 2010 means 6th June 2010
1. D.O.B. of Ranjeet is ## 2007 and he is only $ days older than his cousin Karan then what is the D.O.B. of Karan?
a) ?# 2007
b) #? 2007
c) ?@ 2007
d) #@ 2007
e) Data inadequate
2. Four friends planned a ? days trip to Goa starting on @? 2013 but they returned from Goa on &? 2013. So, what was the difference between the planned stay and the actual stay?
a) # days
b) @ days
c) & days
d) None of these
e) Data inadequate
3. Heena correctly remembers that her birthday is between @? 1984 and &? 1984 But Heena’s mother correctly remembers that her birthday is in month of ? but her birthday is between # and / but it was an odd numbered day. What is the correct birth date of Heena?
a) &? 1984
b) ?? 1984
c) #?1984
d) $? 1984
e) Data inadequate
Directions (4 – 6): Read the below given information carefully and answer the question given beside:
First 12 even numbers are written from top to bottom. The letters of word 'ORANGE' are written in alphabetical order against each multiple of 4 (One letter against one number from top to bottom). Number of elements between O and % is same as number of elements between R and $. ? is written above % but below &. There are more than 7 elements between # and @. @ is written somewhere below #.
4. How many places are there between A and @?
a) 3
b) 5
c) 4
d) 8
e) None of these
5. Which of the following elements is/are written adjacent to ‘?’?
a) &
b) %
c) G
d) Both & and %
e) Both E and G
Directions (6 – 10): Read the below given information carefully and answer the question given beside:
Eight candidates Naman, Aman, Arun, Karan, Gautam, Ravi, Rahul and Sumit gave their interviews for selection IBPS PO in the different weeks of January Week-1, Week-2, Week-3 and Week-4. The interviews took place either on Saturday or Sunday of these weeks. The interviews took place in Agra, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Jhansi, Kanpur, Noida, Meerut and Mathura not necessarily in the same order. They scored different marks in these interviews such that even marks were scored in the odd numbered weeks except Week-1 and the odd marks were scored in the even numbered weeks.

The candidate who scored 43 marks came from Jhansi.
Candidates from Gorakhpur and Jhansi took their interviews at a gap of 2 interviews.
Rahul scored 52 marks and had a interview at a gap of 2 candidates from Ravi
61 marks were scored on Sunday of Week-1
Naman's interview was just after Gautam who scored 55 marks.
Sumit's interview took place just before the interview of the candidate from Varanasi
60 marks were scored in the Noida interview
Naman gave his interview in Week-2 at a gap of 1 interview from Karan
Aman's interview took place in Mathura in Week-1 and Aman scored less than 50 marks
65 marks were scored by the candidate who was from Agra
37 marks were scored just before the interview of the candidate who was from Meerut
The candidates who was from Meerut and Noida took interviews at consecutive turns
One of the candidates scored 39 marks.
6. How many persons took their interview between Aman and Ravi?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5
e) None of these
7. What is the average of the sum of the marks scored by Arun, Naman and Sumit?
a) 37
b) 43
c) 47
d) 49
e) None of these
8. Which of the following is the correct combination of the persons who have their interviews on Saturday?
a) Aman, Gautam, Rahul, Arun
b) Sumit, Naman, Karan, Ravi
c) Aman, Sumit, Naman, Karan
d) Arun, Ravi, Gautam, Rahul
e) None of these
9. How much marks were scored by the candidate who was from Gorakhpur?
a) 37
b) 39
c) 55
d) 60
e) None of these
10. If only top 3 candidates are to be selected on the basis of the marks then who among the following will definitely be selected?
a) Gautam
b) Arun
c) Rahul
d) Karan
e) None of these