Reasoning Practice Test for SBI Clerk

1.  Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

1) CE

2) OR

3) SQ

4) NL

5) IG

2.  How many such pairs of letters are there in the word EMPLOYMENT each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?

l) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Three

5) More than three

3.  How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters ODNE using each letter only once in each word?

l) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Three

5) More than three

4. What should come next in the following number series?

9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 7 6 5

1) 6

2) 4

3) 2

4) 3

5) None of these

l) LOIP

2) LPEI

3) LEIP

4) ELIP

5) None of these

6. Among P, Q, R, S and T, each having a different weight, S is heavier than only T. R is lighter than P and heavier than Q. Who among them is the heaviest?

1) T

2) S

4) P

5) None of these

7. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

1) 78

2) 52

3) 117

4) 39

5) 45

8. R's father is T's son. B is paternal uncle of P and N is brother of Q. How is N related to B?

1) Brother

2) Nephew

3) Cousin

5) None of these

9.  Directions : To answer these questions, study the following arrangement:

F Z 5 = T * p E G N £ 9 $J Q 8 L K 5 @ X P 3 1 # D C @ How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is either immediately followed by a symbol or immediately preceded by a letter, but not both? 1) Two 2) Four 3) Three 4) Five 5) None of these 10. Directions : To answer these questions, study the following arrangement: F Z 5 = T * p E G N £ 9$ J Q 8 L K 5 @ X P 3 1 # D C @

'5 Z T' is to ' E G * ' in the same way as 'Q J L' is to

1) @ X K

2) @ X #

3) X @ 8

4) @ X P

5) None of these

11.  Directions : To answer these questions, study the following arrangement:

F Z 5 = T * p E G N £ 9 $J Q 8 L K 5 @ X P 3 1 # D C @ Which of the following is the ninth to the right of the twentieth element from the right? 1) L 2) @ 3) K 4) 8 5) None of these 12. Directions : To answer these questions, study the following arrangement: F Z 5 = T * p E G N £ 9$ J Q 8 L K 5 @ X P 3 1 # D C @

If all the digits and symbols are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the eighth from the right?

1) Q

2) N

3) G

4) K

5) None of these

13.  Directions : To answer these questions, study the following arrangement:

F Z 5 = T * p E G N £ 9 $J Q 8 L K 5 @ X P 3 1 # D C @ Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group? 1) 3EN 2) JQL 3) XP1 4) NGp 5) FZ= 14. Directions: Study the following information and answer the questions given below: A, B, C, D, E, F, L and M are sitting around a circle facing the centre. C is third to the left of A and second to the right of E. B is second to the right of C. D is second to the right of F, who is second to the right of A. L is not an immediate neighbour of C. Who is second to the right of L? 1) A 2) C 3) E 4) F 5) None of these 15. Directions: Study the following information and answer the questions given below: A, B, C, D, E, F, L and M are sitting around a circle facing the centre. C is third to the left of A and second to the right of E. B is second to the right of C. D is second to the right of F, who is second to the right of A. L is not an immediate neighbour of C. Who is third to the right of M? 1) C 2)M 3) D 4) B 5) None of these 16. Directions: Study the following information and answer the questions given below: A, B, C, D, E, F, L and M are sitting around a circle facing the centre. C is third to the left of A and second to the right of E. B is second to the right of C. D is second to the right of F, who is second to the right of A. L is not an immediate neighbour of C. Who is on the immediate left of E? 1) D 2) C 3) L 4) F 5) None of these 17. Directions: Study the following information and answer the questions given below: A, B, C, D, E, F, L and M are sitting around a circle facing the centre. C is third to the left of A and second to the right of E. B is second to the right of C. D is second to the right of F, who is second to the right of A. L is not an immediate neighbour of C. In which of the following is the first person sitting in between the second and the third person? 1) BMA 2) CMB 3) EDC 4) EFL 5) None of these 18. Directions: Study the following information and answer the questions given below: A, B, C, D, E, F, L and M are sitting around a circle facing the centre. C is third to the left of A and second to the right of E. B is second to the right of C. D is second to the right of F, who is second to the right of A. L is not an immediate neighbour of C. Who is on the immediate right of C? 1) M 2) D 3) L 4) E 5) None of these 19. Directions: Study the following information and answer the questions given below: A, B, C, D, E, F, L and M are sitting around a circle facing the centre. C is third to the left of A and second to the right of E. B is second to the right of C. D is second to the right of F, who is second to the right of A. L is not an immediate neighbour of C. Which of the following pairs of persons has the first person sitting on the right of the second person? 1) LF 2) DC 3) MB 4) ED 5) AB 20. If 'tree' means 'mountain', 'mountain' means 'water', 'water' means 'truck' and 'truck' means 'bus' then which of the following is related to 'fish'? 1) Water 2) Mountain 3) Bus 4) Truck 5) None of these 21. If PRABA is coded as 27595 and THILAK is coded as 368451 how can BHARATHI be coded? 1) 37536689 2) 57686535 3) 96575368 4) 96855368 5) None of these 22. If 'Q' denotes 'x', 'R' denotes ' - ' , T denotes and 'W' denotes '+ then find the value of the given expression. 4 0 R 2 4 T 4 Q 6 W8 1) 32 2) 12 3) 36 4) -12 5) None of these 23. Pointing to a lady in the photograph, Ashwani said, "Her son's father is the only son-in-law of my mother." How t is Ashwani related to the lady? 1) Sister 2) Mother 3) Cousin 4) Aunt 5) Cannot be determined 24. Directions : In each of the questions below three statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer Statements: Some buses are trucks. All trucks are houses. All houses are forests. Conclusions: L All buses are forests. DL All buses are houses. 1) if only conclusion I follows. 2) if only conclusion II follows. 3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. 4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. 5) if both conclusions I and II follow. 25. Directions : In each of the questions below three statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer Statements: All books are pens. Some pens are TVs. All TVs are houses. Conclusions: 1 Some houses are pens. BL Some TVs are books. 1) if only conclusion I follows. 2) if only conclusion II follows 3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. 4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. 5) if both conclusions I and II follow. 26. Directions : In each of the questions below three statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer Statements: Some buildings are white. All whites are oranges. Some oranges are boxes. Conclusions: L Some boxes are buildings. DL Some oranges are buildings. 1) if only conclusion I follows. 2) if only conclusion II follows. 3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. 4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. 5) if both conclusions I and II follow. 27. Directions : In each of the questions below three statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer Statements: All jugs are plates. All plates are cups. All cups are bottles. Conclusions: L Some bottles are jugs. DL All plates are bottles. 1) if only conclusion I follows. 2) if only conclusion II follows. 3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows 4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. 5) if both conclusions I and II follow. 28. Directions : In each of the questions below three statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer Statements: Some flowers are rooms. Some rooms are windows. Some cards are windows. Conclusions: L Some windows are rooms. DL Some windows are not rooms. 1) if only conclusion I follows. 2) if only conclusion II follows. 3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. 4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. 5) if both conclusions I and II follow. 29. Directions: In each of the following questions the symbols$, #, @, % and * are used with the following meanings.

'A$B' means 'B is not less than A'. 'A#B' means 'A is neither greater than nor equal to B ' . 'A@B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor equal to B'. 'A%B' means 'B is not greater than A'. 'A*B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor greater than B'. In each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true. Statements: Q @ S, M % S, M$ P, Z * M

Conclusions: I. Q $P K.Q @ P f f l .S$ Z

1) Only II and III

2) Only II

3) Only III

4) All I, II and III

5) None of these

30.  Directions: In each of the following questions the symbols $, #, @, % and * are used with the following meanings. 'A$B' means 'B is not less than A'.

'A#B' means 'A is neither greater than nor equal to B ' .

'A@B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor equal to B'.

'A%B' means 'B is not greater than A'.

'A*B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor greater than B'.

In each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true.

Statements: B # D, D % F, F * H, H # J

Conclusions: I. B # F Ãœ. B * F H I. D % J

1) Only I and III

2) Only I

3) Only III

4) All I, II and III

5) None of these

31.  Directions: In each of the following questions the symbols $, #, @, % and * are used with the following meanings. 'A$B' means 'B is not less than A'.

'A#B' means 'A is neither greater than nor equal to B ' .

'A@B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor equal to B'.

'A%B' means 'B is not greater than A'.

'A*B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor greater than B'.

In each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true.

Statements: F @ H, H # D, D * R, R % G

Conclusions: I. G @ F K. G * H D I. G @ H

1) Only I and II

2) Only II and III

3) Either II or III

4) Only III

5) None of these

32.  Directions: In each of the following questions the symbols $, #, @, % and * are used with the following meanings. 'A$B' means 'B is not less than A'.

'A#B' means 'A is neither greater than nor equal to B ' .

'A@B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor equal to B'.

'A%B' means 'B is not greater than A'.

'A*B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor greater than B'.

In each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true.

Statements: Z@Y, Y#K, K%M, M@T

Conclusions: I. Z@M II.Y@T EI.Z#K

1) Only I

2) Either I or III

3) Only II and III

4) All I, II and III

5) None of these

33.  Directions: In each of the following questions the symbols $, #, @, % and * are used with the following meanings. 'A$B' means 'B is not less than A'.

'A#B' means 'A is neither greater than nor equal to B ' .

'A@B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor equal to B'.

'A%B' means 'B is not greater than A'.

'A*B' means 'A is neither smaller than nor greater than B'.

In each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true.

Statements: T*U, U@Z, Z$R, R#S Conclusions: I. T@R EL R * Z III. S @Z 1) Only I 2) Only I and III 3) Only III 4) Only II and III 5) None of these 34. Directions : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/ symbols numbered 1), 2), 3), and 4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark 5), ie 'None of these', as your answer. Letter: D R M G Z K U W S F I P A Q Digit/symbol: 4 7 # 1 9 3 5 % @$ 2 6 8 ©

Conditions:

(i) If the first and last letters are consonants, both are| to be coded as the code for the first letter.

(ii) If the first and last letters are vowels, both are to be" coded as

(iii) If the first letter is the consonant and last is a vowell then codes for the first and last are to bet interchanged.

Q.  QDWAIM

4) #4%82#

5) None of these

35.  Directions : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/ symbols numbered 1), 2), 3), and 4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark 5), ie 'None of these', as your answer.

Letter: D R M G Z K U W S F I P A Q

Digit/symbol: 4 7 # 1 9 3 5 % @ $2 6 8 © Conditions: (i) If the first and last letters are consonants, both are| to be coded as the code for the first letter. (ii) If the first and last letters are vowels, both are to be" coded as (iii) If the first letter is the consonant and last is a vowell then codes for the first and last are to bet interchanged. Q. UPMQWA 1) *6#©%* 2) *6#©%5 3) 5#6%©* 4) 56#%©8 5) None of these 36. Directions : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/ symbols numbered 1), 2), 3), and 4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark 5), ie 'None of these', as your answer. Letter: D R M G Z K U W S F I P A Q Digit/symbol: 4 7 # 1 9 3 5 % @$ 2 6 8 ©

Conditions:

(i) If the first and last letters are consonants, both are| to be coded as the code for the first letter.

(ii) If the first and last letters are vowels, both are to be" coded as

(iii) If the first letter is the consonant and last is a vowell then codes for the first and last are to bet interchanged.

Q.  SMRZFA

1) 8#@79$2) @#79$8

3) 8#79$@ 4) #79$8@

5) None of these

37.  Directions : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/ symbols numbered 1), 2), 3), and 4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark 5), ie 'None of these', as your answer.

Letter: D R M G Z K U W S F I P A Q

Digit/symbol: 4 7 # 1 9 3 5 % @ $2 6 8 © Conditions: (i) If the first and last letters are consonants, both are| to be coded as the code for the first letter. (ii) If the first and last letters are vowels, both are to be" coded as (iii) If the first letter is the consonant and last is a vowell then codes for the first and last are to bet interchanged. RMSPAK 1) 7#@683 2) 7#@687 3) 3#@687 4) *7#@683 5) None of these 38. Directions : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/ symbols numbered 1), 2), 3), and 4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark 5), ie 'None of these', as your answer. Letter: D R M G Z K U W S F I P A Q Digit/symbol: 4 7 # 1 9 3 5 % @$ 2 6 8 ©

Conditions:

(i) If the first and last letters are consonants, both are| to be coded as the code for the first letter.

(ii) If the first and last letters are vowels, both are to be" coded as

(iii) If the first letter is the consonant and last is a vowell then codes for the first and last are to bet interchanged.

Q.  QFPKUZ

1) ©$6359 2) ©$635©

3) 9$635© 4)$©6359

5) None of these

39.  Directions : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/ symbols numbered 1), 2), 3), and 4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark 5), ie 'None of these', as your answer.

Letter: D R M G Z K U W S F I P A Q

Digit/symbol: 4 7 # 1 9 3 5 % @ \$ 2 6 8 ©

Conditions:

(i) If the first and last letters are consonants, both are| to be coded as the code for the first letter.

(ii) If the first and last letters are vowels, both are to be" coded as

(iii) If the first letter is the consonant and last is a vowell then codes for the first and last are to bet interchanged.

Q.  IDMRSK

1) 34#7@3

2) 24#7@3

3) 2#47@3

4) 34#9@2

5) None of these

40.  How many such digits are there in the number 64321S each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are arranged in ascend in order within the number?

l) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Three

5) More than three

41.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

42.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

43.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

44.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

45.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

46.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

47.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

48.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

49.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

50.  Directions: In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?