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RESONING PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTIONS

In a certain code language
 ‘notification of the Indian government’ is written as ‘doo see mo nee ti’,

government notification published’ is written as ‘see jo mo’,

 ‘published by authority’ is written as ‘jo pi ga’,

and ‘notification of authority’ is written as ‘pi see ti’.

Q1. Which of the following represents the code for ‘government notification by authority’?

(a) see ga pi mo
(b) mo pi see nee
(c) ga pi mo ti
(d) jo mo pi ga
(e) none of these

Directions (2-6): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an
equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing
South. In row-2 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating
arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.

S sits third to right of Q. Either S or Q sits at an extreme end of the line. The one who faces Q sits second to
right of E. Two people sit between B and F. Neither B nor F sits at an extreme end of the line. The immediate
neighbour of B faces the person who sits third to left of P. R and T are immediate neighbours of each other.
C sits second to the left of A. T does not face the immediate neighbour of D.


Q2. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows ?

(a) S, D
(b) Q, A
(c) V, C
(d) P, D
(e) Q, F


Q3. How many persons are seated between V and R?

(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None


Q4. P is related to A in the same way as S is related to B based on the given arrangement. To which
of the following is T related to, following the same pattern?

(a) C
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F
(e) Cannot be determined


Q5. Which of the following is true regarding T ?

(a) F faces T
(b) V is an immediate neighbour of T
(c) F faces the one who is second to right of T
(d) T sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
(e) Q sits second to the right of T

Q6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and so form a
group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(a) A-T
(b) B-T
(c) F-P
(d) C-V
(e) E – Q

Directions (7-11): Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions:

Seven Exams – U, V, W, X, Y, Z and F are to be held on seven consecutive days (starting on Sunday and
ending on Saturday) not necessarily in the same order. Only one exam can be held on one day.


 Only two   exams will be held after exam F. Only two exams will be held between exam Z and exam F. Only three exams
will be held between exam V and exam Y. Exam V will not be held on Saturday. Exam U will be held before
exam X and exam W. Exam W will be held after exam X (not necessarily immediately after).

Q7. Exam X will be held on which day?

(a) Monday
(b) Tuesday
(c) Thursday
(d) Wednesday
(e) Saturday

Q8. Which exam will be held immediately after exam W?

(a) Exam Y
(b) Exam Z
(c) Exam V
(d) Exam F
(e) None of these

Q9. Which exam will be held on Sunday?

(a) Exam Z
(b) Exam V
(c) Exam Y
(d) Exam X
(e) Exam U

Q10. If all seven exams are held in the alphabetical order of their names starting on Sunday and
ending on Saturday, the positions of how many will remain unchanged as compared to the original
schedule?

(a) Three
(b) More than three
(c) One
(d) None
(e) Two

Q11. If exam Z is related to Sunday in a certain way based on the given schedule. Similarly, If exam
F is related to Wednesday. In the same way, exam V is related to which of the following days?

(a) Wednesday
(b) Friday
(c) Monday
(d) Saturday
(e) Sunday

Directions (12-15): In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the
statements. The statement is/are followed by two conclusions. Study the conclusions based on the
given statements and Give answer-
(a) If only conclusion I is true.
(b) If only conclusion II is true.
(c) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true.
(d) If either conclusion I or II is true.
(e) If both conclusions I and II are true.


Q12. Statements: A < B ≤ C = D, K ≥ J > C
Conclusions: I. C < K II. B ≤ D

Q13. Statements: A < B ≤ C = D, K ≥ J > C
Conclusions: I. A ≥ J II. K > B

Q14. Statement: B ≥ L > A ≥ N < K
Conclusions: I. B > N II. L < K

Q15. Statement: B ≥ L > A ≥ N < K
Conclusions: I. L > N II. L = N

Directions (16-20): Following questions are based on the five three-digit numbers given below

753 481 647 374 298

Q16. If all the digits in each of the numbers are arranged in descending order within the number,
which of the following will form the lowest in the new arrangement of numbers?

(a) 753
(b) 481
(c) 647
(d) 298
(e) 374

Q17. If all the numbers are arranged in ascending order from left to right, which of the following
will be the sum of all the three digits of the number which is exactly in the middle of the new
arrangement.?

(a) 17
(b) 15
(c) 14
(d) 13
(e) 19

Q18. What will be the resultant of third digit of the lowest number is multiplied with the second
digit of the highest number?

(a) 27
(b) 40
(c) 20
(d) 45
(e) 19

Q19. If the positions of the second and the third digits of each of the numbers are interchanged, how
many even numbers will be formed?

(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Q20. If two is added to the first digit of each of the numbers, how
many numbers thus formed will be divisible by three?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four


Q21. Raj leaves his home and goes straight 20 meters, then turns right and goes 10 meters. He turns
left and goes 30 meters and finally turns right and starts walking. If he is moving in the north
direction, then in which direction did he start his walking?

(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South
(e) None of these

Q22. Village B is situated to the north of village A, village C is situated to the east of village B, village
D is situated to the left of village A, in which direction is village D situated with respect to village C?

(a) West
(b) South-East
(c) South
(d) North-West
(e) None of these

Q23. Rohan said pointing towards a picture, “That picture is a sister of grandson of father of my
maternal uncle”. How is the lady in the picture related to Rohan?

(a) Father’s sister
(b) Mother’s sister
(c) Cousin (maternal brother)
(d) Cousin (maternal sister)
(e) None of the above

Q24. Priya points towards Pritam and says, “That person is the only son-in-law of my father”. How
is Priya related to Pritam?

(a) Aunt
(b) Mother
(c) Grandmother
(d) Wife
(e) None of the above

Directions (25-29): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given
below:

(B 4 S T U V K 3 % F @ © L N 5 P 1 O $ E 2 D C 6 # 9 Z Q8)

Q25. Which of the following is sixth to the left of the fifteenth from the left end of the given
arrangement?

(a) 2
(b) #
(c) %
(d) $
(e) Other than the given as option


Q26. How many such numbers are there in the given arrangement each of which is immediately
preceded by a consonant but not immediately followed by a letter?

(a) One
(b) None
(c) Five
(d) Two
(e) Four

Q27. How many such symbols are there in the arrangement, each of which is immediately followed
by a letter but not immediately preceded by a number?

(a) One
(b) Three
(c) None
(d) Two
(e) More than three

Q28. What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following series based on the above
arrangement?

TV3 @L5 OED ?

(a) 69Q
(b) #Z8
(c) 6#9
(d) #9Z
(e) Other than the given options

Q29. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the given
arrangement and so from a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(a) DC6
(b) @©L
(c) 9ZQ
(d) 5P1
(e) #MW

Q30. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word "ANIKET" each of which has as many letters
between them in the word as in English alphabet ?

(a) Four
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) More than four
(e) None of these

Q31. In a row of children facing North, Rajan is twelfth from the right end and is fifth to the right of
Satyarthi who is tenth from the left end. Total how many children are there in the row?

(a) 29
(b) 28
(c) 26
(d) 27
(e) None of these

Q32. Prem goes 10 km towards north, from there he goes 6 km towards south, then he goes 3 km
towards east. Find out in which direction and how far is he from the starting point?

(a) 7 km, West
(b) 7 km, East
(c) 5 km, West
(d) 5 km, North-East
(e) None of these

Q33. In a certain code language ‘ANT’ is written as ‘731’ and ‘SAW’ is written as ‘574’ and ‘EAR’ is
written as ‘871’. How will ANSWER be written in that code language?

(a) 735841
(b) 753841
(c) 743861
(d) 735481
(e) Other than those given as options

Q34. If P means ‘–’, N means ‘×’, O means ‘÷ ’ and M means ‘+’ then

𝟐 𝐌 𝟗𝟎 𝐎 𝟒 𝐍 𝟒 𝐏 𝟖 = ?

(a) 90
(b) 82
(c) 84
(d) 80
(e) 86

Q35. Read the following information carefully and answer the following questions.

‘A + B’ means ‘A is sister of B’
‘A × B’ means ‘A is mother of B’
‘A – B’ means ‘A is brother of B’
‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is father of B’

What will come in place of question mark (?) if K is paternal grandmother of L?

K × H + U ? I + L

(a) +
(b) ×
(c) –
(d) ÷
(e) Either (b) or (d)

M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting around a circular table facing the center. N is fourth to the left of S,
who is second to the right of O. R is fourth to the right of O and is second to the left of U. P is not an
immediate neighbor of either U or N. M is not neighbor of R. T is third to the right of Q.


Q1. Who among the following is second to the right of U?

(a) O
(b) Q
(c) T
(d) R
(e) None of these

Q2. Who is sitting third to the right of the one who is sitting second to the right of M?

(a) P
(b) O
(c) U
(d) T
(e) None of these

Q3. How many persons are sitting between T and P, if counted anti clock-wise from P?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q4. What is the position of M with respect to T?

(a) Second to the right
(b) Third to the left
(c) Second to the left
(d) Fifth to the right
(e) None of these

Q5. Who sits third to the left of Q?
(a) M
(b) S
(c) T
(d) O
(e) None of these.

Directions (6-10): In each question below are three statements followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at
variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the three statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

(a) If only conclusions I follows.
(b) If only conclusions II follows.
(c) If either I or II follows.
(d) If neither I nor II follows.
(e) If both I and II follow.

Q6. Statements: All cocacola are mirinda.
All mirinda are fanta.
Some fanta are dew.
Conclusions:
I. All cocacola are fanta.
II. Some dews are cocacola.

Q7. Statements: Some honda are ford.
All ford are fiat.
Some fiat are bmw.
Conclusions:
I. Some ford are bmw.
II. Some fiat are honda.

Q8. Statements: Some apache are pulser.
Some pulser are yamaha.
Some yamaha are duke.
Conclusions:
I. some apache are yamaha.
II. Some pulser are duke.

Q9. Statements: Some wallets are bags.
Some bags are leather.
All purses are leather.
Conclusions:
I. some purse are bags.
II. Some purse are wallet.

Q10. Statements: All windows are operating.
All dos are operating.
Some operating are processing.
Conclusions:
I. Some processing are windows.
II. No processing are window.


Directions (11-15): Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions:

Seven plays – A, B, C, D, E, F and G are to be held on seven consecutive days (starting on Monday and ending
on Sunday) not necessarily in the same order. Only one play can be held on one day. Only two plays will be
held after play G. Only two plays will be held between play F and play G. Only three plays will be held
between play B and play E. Play B will not be held on Sunday. Play A will be held before play D and play C.
Play C will be held after play D (not necessarily immediately after).


Q11. Play D will be held on which day?
(a) Monday
(b) Tuesday
(c) Wednesday
(d) Thursday
(e) Saturday

Q12. Which play will be held immediately after play C?
(a) Play E
(b) Play F
(c) Play B
(d) Play G
(e) None of these

Q13. Which play will be held on Monday?
(a) Play F
(b) Play B
(c) Play E
(d) Play D
(e) Play A

Q14. If all seven plays are held in the alphabetical order of their names starting on Monday and
ending on Sunday, the positions of how many will remain unchanged as compared to the original
schedule?

(a) Three
(b) More than three
(c) One
(d) None
(e) Two

Q15. If Play F is related to Monday in a certain way based on the given schedule. Similarly, If play G
is related to Thursday. In the same way, play B is related to which of the following days?
(a) Wednesday
(b) Friday
(c) Tuesday (d) Saturday
(e) Sunday


Directions (16-20): Answer the following questions referring to the symbol-letter-number
sequence given below:

X N 5 C Z 2 $ PA B 1 Q 3 Y N O 9 L 6 M 4 ~ F 7 I

Q16. Which of the following is exactly midway between the tenth element from the right and fifth
element from the left end?

(a) A
(b) B
(c) 1
(d)
(e) None of these

Q17. How many letters are there in the above sequence which are immediately preceded by a
number and immediately followed by a consonant?

(a) None
(b) one
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of these

Q18. What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following sequence?

?, 2AC, Q$, 1NA
(a) 5$X
(b) CPN
(c) ZP5
(d) 5$Q
(e) None of these

Q19. Which of the following is the eleventh element to the right of the second element from the left
end in the above sequence?
(a) 9
(b) 1
(c) M
(d) 4
(e) None of these

Q20. If both the halves of the above sequence are written in
reverse order, which will be the sixth element to the right of the
sixteenth element from the right end?

(a) 4
(b) ~
(c) O
(d) N
(e) None of these

Directions (21-25): Study the following information to answer the given questions

Q21. Statements: A≤B≥C=D≤E
Conclusions: I. A<B II. E≥B
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Either I or II true (d) Neither I nor II true
(e) Both I and II are true

Q22. Statement: P = S, P < Q, R ≤ Q, R ≤ T
Conclusions: I. Q > S II. Q = T

(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Either I or II true (d) Neither I nor II true
(e) Both I and II are true

Q23. Statements: G≥F>A=C<D, A=B≥E<H
Conclusions: I. A≤G II. D>E
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) If either I or II follow
(d) If neither I or II follow
(e) If both I and II follow

Q24. What should be placed in place of question mark in equation B ≤ A ? N ? K ? S to make A > S
always true.
(a) =, >, ≥
(b) =, <, ≥
(c) =, >,<
(d) =, >, ≤
(e) None of these

Q25. Statements: P > Q ≥ R, T = R ≤ A, A ≥ B
Conclusions: I. B < P II. P ≤ B
(a) only I follows
(b) only II follows
(c) either I or II (d) neither I nor II
(e) both I and II


Directions (26-30): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given
below:

Seven persons, A, E, I, O, U, B and C are sitting in a straight line facing north (but not necessarily in the same
order.) U sits third from the right end. E sits third to the right of C, who is not an immediate neighbor of I
or A, who sits third to the left of O, who is an immediate neighbour of C. U sits between O and E, who sits
on the immediate left of I. Neither E nor B sits at any end of the line. There is only one person sit between
I and U but that person is neither C nor B.

Q26. Who among the following is second to the left of O?

(a) E
(b) I
(c) B
(d) Other than those given as options
(e) A

Q27. Who among the following sit at the ends of the rows?

(a) C and O
(b) I and E
(c) A and O
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) Other than those given as options

Q28. Who among the following sits third to the left of E?
(a) I
(b) C
(c) A
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) Other than those given as options

Q29. What is the position of I with respect to C?

(a) Second to the left
(b) Third to the left
(c) Fourth to the right
(d) Fifth to the right
(e) Other than those given as options

Q30. Which of the following statements is true?

(a) I sits on the immediate left of A
(b) The person who sits exactly between I and U is C.
(c) The person who sits exactly between C and A is B.
(d) Only (b) and (c) are true
(e) None is true


Q31. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word INTEREST each of which has as many
letters between them in the word as in the English alphabetical series?

(a)None
(b)One
(c)Two
(d)Three
(e)More than three

Q32. How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters ABTI using all the letters,
and each letter only once in each word?

(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) None
(e) None of these

Directions (33-34): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question:

There are six letter O, R, U, D, N and A which are arranged in a particular manner such that A is placed
fourth to the left of N. O is not placed immediately next to either A or N. Both letters R and U are placed
immediately next to O. D is not at the left end of the row.

Q33. Which of the following pairs sits at the extreme ends of the row?

(a) OD
(b) AD
(c) NA
(d) DN
(e) None of these

Q34. Which of the following meaningful words will be formed after arrangement?

(a)DAROUN
(b)ARDOUN
(c)AROUND
(d)ARUNOD
(e) None of these

Q35. In a row of 25 persons, Ronaldo is twelfth from the right. If there are five persons between
Ronaldo and Rivaldo, who is on the right side of Ronaldo, what is the position of Rivaldo from the
left?

(a) 21
(b) 19
(c) 20
(d) 18
(e) None of these.