## Reasoning Practice Questions for Bank/Insurance Exams (02 – 04 – 2018)

Reasoning Practice Questions for Bank/Insurance Exams (02 – 04 – 2018)
Directions (1 – 5): Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given beside:
Ten persons Arvind, Kapil Lalit, Mannu, Niroti, Prithvi, Chaman, Ramu, Sanjay and Zeeshan are sitting in two rows having five persons in each row. The persons in row 1 are facing south and the persons in row 2 are facing north. Each person in row 1 faces a person of the other row. All of them wear a shirt of a different company, viz. Raymond, Nike, Adidas, Peter England, Koolpals, Inkovy, Redox, Denim, Spykar and Park Avenue, but not necessarily in the same order.
The persons who wear Koolpals and Inkovy sit opposite each other. Prithvi sits opposite to Arvind, who wears Raymond. The one, who wears Nike sits opposite to the one who wears Denim. Zeeshan is not facing north but sits third to the left of Chaman, who wears Nike. There is only one person between Kapil and Lalit. Niroti sits at one of the ends of the row and wears Inkovy. The one who wears Denim sits on the immediate right of Mannu, who does not like the shirt of Park Avenue. The persons who wear Adidas and Peter England respectively are not facing north. Lalit wears Redox. The one who wears Peter England sits opposite the one who sits second to the right of Kapil. Sanjay does not like the shirt of Park Avenue. Niroti sits opposite the one who sits second to the left of the one who wears Adidas.
1. Who among the following wears Park Avenue?
a) Zeeshan
b) Sanjay
c) Ramu
d) Prithvi
e) None of these
2. Kapil wears the shirt of which company?
a) Koolpals
b) Denim
c) Peter England
d) Park Avenue
e) None of these
3. How many persons sit between Mannu and Niroti?
a) One
b) Two
c) None
d) Three
e) None of these
4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus forms a group. Find the one which does not belong to that group.
a) Niroti
b) Lalit
c) Mannu
d) Ramu
e) Zeeshan
5. Who sits second to the right of one who is sitting opposite to the one who wears Redox brand shirt?
a) Chaman
b) Mannu
c) Sanjay
d) Ramu
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given beside:
A word and number arrangement machine, when given an input line of words and numbers, it rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement, steps….
Input:         telecom 27 call 125 would 216 then 64 severe 8
Step I:        dluowy 64 telecom 27 call 125 216 then 64 severe
Step II:       erevesu 729 dluowy 64 telecom call 125 216 then 64
Step III:      llace 4096  erevesu 729 dluowy 64 telecom 125 216 then
Step IV:      moceletv 15625 llace 4096  erevesu 729 dluowy 64 216 then
Step V:       nehtv 46656 moceletv 15625 llace 4096  erevesu 729 dluowy 64
And step V is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input as intended rearrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the above step, indicate the answer in each of the following questions with respect to the appropriate step for the given input
Input:  discussed 1331 vehicle 729 increasing 512 platform 1000 eligibility 343

6. Which one of the following element is written between “1000000” and “531441”.
a) Ytilibigileg
b) 1771561
c) gnisaercnik
d) mroftalp
e) None of these
7. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
a) Six
b) Eight
c) Five
d) Seven
e) None of these
8. In step III which element is second to the left of 1000?
a) 1331
b) Platform
c) Eligibility
d) 729
e) None of these
9. In step II, which element is second to the right of 11769?
a) 729
b) Elcihev
c) Increasing
d) Platform
e) None of these
10. Find the sum of the numbers of step III, which are not yet operated in the machine?
a) 1729
b) 2331
c) 1241
d) 1343
e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. C)   2. B)   3. D)   4. B)   5. A)
(6 – 10): Explanation:
Change in Word: Word is reversed on the basis of the position of its last letter in the English alphabetical series. The word whose last letter comes first in the English alphabetical order will be reversed first and after reversing it one letter is added to the extreme right end of it which is nothing but the second succeeding letter to the last letter of the reversed word and the word so formed is shifted to the extreme left end.
Change in Number: The smallest number is sent to the left side of the arrangement after squaring it.
Input:          discussed 1331 vehicle 729 increasing 512 platform 1000 eligibility 343
Step I:         dessucsidf 117649 1331 vehicle 729 increasing 512 platform 1000 eligibility
Step II:        elcihev 262144 dessucsidf 117649 1331 729 increasing platform 1000 eligibility
Step III:       gnisaercnik 531441 elcihev 262144 dessucsidf 117649 1331 platform 1000 eligibility
Step IV:       mroftalp 1000000 gnisaercnik 531441 elcihev 262144 dessucsidf 117649 1331 eligibility
Step V:        ytilibigileg 1771561 mroftalp 1000000 gnisaercnik 531441 elcihev 262144 dessucsidf 117649

6. C)   7. C)   8. A)   9. A)   10. B)