Reasoning - SET 1 For IBPS CWE Clerk 2014

Advanced 467 Reasoning Puzzles Book SBI PO 2018
(Ques 1-5) Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below :-
B  M  %  R  3  J  @  K  ©  D  F  6  9  W  4   N  E  P  2  $  A  Y  5  I  Q  Z  #  7  U  G
1. Which of the following is the sixth to the left of the 20th from the left end of the above arrangement ?
(1) J            (2) Q           (3) W          (4) E           (5) None of these
2. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a number ?
(1) None     (2) One       (3) Two       (4) Three     (5) More than three
3. If all the symbols and all the  vowels are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be 12th from the right end ?
(1) 9            (2) 6            (3) P           (4) Y           (5) None of these
4. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter but not immediately followed by a letter ?
(1) None     (2) One       (3) Two       (4) Three    (5) More than three
5. What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following series based on the above  arrangement ?
MRJ     ©F9      *E2    ?
(1) Y5I        (2) YIQ       (3) A5Q      (4) YIZ       (5) None of these

Ques (6-8): Following questions are based on the five three digit numbers given below:
756    421    843    615    597
6. What will be the product of the first and the third digits of the third highest number ?
(1)40                    (2)30           (3) 35                   (4) 24         (5) 32
7. If the positions of the first and the third digits of each of the numbers are interchanged which of the following will be the sum of the first and the second digits of the lowest number ?
(1)3             (2)7             (3)6             (4)8             (5)2
8. If '3' is subtracted from the first digit in each number and 1 is added to the third digit in each number and then if the positions of the first and second digits in each number are interchanged, then which of the following numbers will be the second lowest ?
(1)615          (2)421        (3) 756        (4) 597       (5) 843

Ques (9-12) : In each of, the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be al variance from 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 and II are given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.
Read both the statements and -
Give answer (1) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (2) if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (3) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (4) if the data in both the Statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (5) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
9. What does 'ka' mean in  code language ?
I. 'sa ka na' means 'she may work' in that code language.
II. 'ha ka ta' means 'work is worship' in that code language.
10. What is Sonal's rank from the top in a group of 10 students ?
I. Meenu's rank is three ranks above Sonal.
II. Sita is second from the bottom and is three ranks below Sonal.
11. On which day of the month is definitely Dheeraj's birthday ?
I. Dheeraj's brother correctly remembers that Dheeraj's birthday is after 15th but before 19th of the month.
II. Dheeraj's friend correctly remembers that Dheeraj's birthday is after 17th but before 21 st of the month.
12. How far is A from the starting point ?
I. A drives 10 km. towards East, then takes a right turn and drives another 10 km. He again drives 5 km. towards left and again drives 15 km. towards left. Finally, he moves 15 km. towards left and stops.

II. A drives 20 km. towards East, then takes a left turn and drives another 20 km. He again drives 10 km. towards right and again drives 25 km  towards right. Finally, he moves 30 km. towards right and stops.

Ques 13-17:Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
A, M, P, D, Q, R. W and B are sitting around a circle facing at the centre. D is fourth to the left of A who is third to the right of M. P is third to the left of Q who is third to the left of M. R is third to the right of W who is second to the right of B.
13. Who is second to the left of D ?
(1) W     (2)B      (3) Q       (4) Data inadequate      (5) None of these
14. Who is third to the left of P ? 
(1)M      (2)D      (3) R        (4) Data inadequate      (5) None of these
15. Who is to the immediate right of Q ?
( 1 )W    (2)D      (3) B        (4) Data inadequate      (5) None of these
16. Which of the following pairs represents the first and second respectively to the right of W ?
(1) DM   (2) QB   (3) MR   (4) Data inadequate      (5) None of these .
17. In which of the following pairs is the second person sitting to the immediate right of the first person ?
(1)MD    (2)RM    (3) A B   (4) QB                         (5) None of these
18. Who is fourth to the right of R ?
(1)P         (2) A      (3) B       (4) Data inadequate      (5) None of these

Ques (19-24) : In the following questions, the symbols @, $,⋆,© and # are used with the following meaning as illustrated below:
'P ⋆ Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q'.
'P $ Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor equal to Q'.
'P @ Q' means 'P is riot smaller than Q'.
'P © Q' means 'P is not greater than Q'
'P # Q' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q'.
Now is each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.
19. Statements: W@T,   T © M ,   M $ D
Conclusions:
I. W # D
II. W @ M
III. D # T
(1) Only I is true
(2) Only II is true
(3) Only III is true
(4) Only II and III are true
(5) None of these
20. Statements: F ⋆ R,   R©M,   M $ D
Conclusions:
I. D # R
II. D # F
III. M @ F
(1) Only I and II are true
(2) Only I and III are true
(3) Only II and III are true
(4) All I, II and III are true
(5) None of these
21. Statements: V©M,   M ⋆B ,   B $ F
Conclusions:
I. F # M
II. B @ V
III. F # V
(1) Only I and II are true
(2) Only II and III are true
(3) Only I and III are true
(4) All I, II and III are true
(5) None of these
22. Statements: D # N,   N @ B,   B ⋆ F
Conclusions :
I. F $ D
II. N # F
III. N ⋆ F
(1) Only I is true
(2) Only II is true
(3) Only III is true
(4) Only either II or III is true
(5) Only I and either II or III are true
23. Statements: R $ T,   T # K,   K @ M
Conclusions:
I. R $ M
II. T # M
III.R$ K
(1) None is true
(2) Only I is true
(3) Only II is true
(4) Only III is true
(5) Only II and III are true
24. Statements: H # N,   N $ T,   T & B
Conclusions:
I. B $ N
II. H # T
III. B $ H
(1) None is true
(2) Only I is true
(3) Only II is true
(4) Only III is true
(5) Only II and III are true