### BanK Clerical Exam Reasoning Sample Questions | SBI Clerical Exam Reasoning Sample Questions

TEST OF REASONING

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

1. None 2. One 3. Two 4. Three 5. More than three

2. 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. Tennis 2. Hockey 3.Volleyball 4. Badminton 5.Cricket

3. How many such pairs of digits are there in the number 395146728 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when the digits with in the number are rearranged in ascending order from left to right?

1.None 2. One 3.Two 4. Three 5.More than three

4.in a certain code BEND is written as #5%3 and SOLD is written as 62@3. How is NOSE written in that code?

1.%265 2. 52%6 3.@265 4. %2#5 5. None of these

5. How many meaningful words can be made from the letters DEIV using each letter only once?

1.None 2. One 3. Two 4. Three 5. More than three

6.If Star is called Planet, Planet is called Satellite, Satellite is called Galaxy, Galaxy is called Comet then Earth is classified under which category?

1. G alaxy 2. Comet 3.Planet 4. Star 5. Satellite

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. Iron 2. Silver 3. Copper 4. Mercury 5. Aluminium

8. If the letters of the word VERTICAL are arranged alphabetically, how many letters will remain at the same position?

1.four 2. three 3.two 4. one 5. none of these

9.
If in the number 589463271 all the odd digits are first arranged in ascending order and then all the even digits are arranged in ascending order which digit will be second to the right of fifth digit from the right end?

2.6 3.2 4.4 5. none of these

10. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word from the third, the sixth, the ninth and the tenth letters of the word PARENTHESIS using each letter only once, last letter of the word is your answer. If no such word can be formed your answer is X and if more than one such word can be formed your answer is Y.

1.R 2.T 3.S 4.X 5.Y

DIRECTIONS(11‐15):

Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.
Eight friends P, R, T, V, W, J, F, and K are sitting around a circle facing the center. T is third to the right of F and second to the left of W, P and R are not neighbours of W. R is third to the right of K. J is
between W and K.

11. Which of the following is the correct position of T with respect to K`s position?

1. Second to the left
2. Third to the left
3. Third to the right
4. Second to the right
5. None of these

12. Which of the following pairs has the first person to the immediate left of the second person?

1. RP 2. FJ 3.VT 4. JW 5. JK

13. Who is to the immediate right of F?

1. J 2. P 3. R 4. V 5. None of these

14. Which of the following is the correct position of V?

1. Second to the left of R
2. Between T and P
3. To the immediate right of W
4. To the immediate left of W
5. None of these

15. Who is second to the right of J?

1. F 2. V 3. W 4. P 5. None of these

DIRECTIONS( 16‐20):
In these questions the symbols @ # \$ ∗ and © are used with different meaning as follows‐
“ A@B” means ‘A is smaller than B`.
“ A#B” means ‘ A is either smaller than or equal to B.`
“ A\$B” means ‘A is greater than B.`
“A∗B” means ‘A is either greater than or equal to B.
“A©B” means ‘A is neither greater than nor smaller than B.’
In each equation, three statements showing relationships have been given, which are followed by two conclusions I and II. Assuming that the given statements are true, find out which conclusions(s) is/are definitely true. Given the answer‐
1. If only conclusion I is true.
2. If only conclusion II is true.
3. If either conclusion I or conclusion II is true.
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true.
5. If both conclusion I and II are true.

16. STATEMENTS: H#Q, Q@f, L\$F
CONCLUSIONS:
I. L\$H
H#F ANS: A
17. STATEMENTS: J\$T,T@V, V#M

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CONCLUSIONS:
I. T#M

CONCLUSIONS:

I. U@R
T\$D ANS:E

19.STATEMENTS:

M∗L, L\$K, K@R
CONCLUSIONS:
I. M∗R
M@R ANS:D

CONCLUSIONS: I. J ©V II.J@W ANS:B

21.What should come next in the following number sequence?
2 2 3 2 3 4 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 6 2 3 4 5 6 7 2 3 4

1.8 2.5 3.6 4.2 5. none of these

22. How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters ESRO using each letter only once in each word?
1. None 2. one 3. Two 4. Three 5. More than three
23. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the that does not belong to that group?
1.50 2.65 3. 170 4. 255 5.290

24. In a certain code CREAM is written as NBDBQ. How is BREAD written in that code?

1. EBFAQ 2. EBDAQ 3. BEDQA 4. BEFQA
5. None of these

25. In a certain code BELOW is written as FCKVN. How is GIVEN written in that code?

1. JHWMD 2. HJUMD 3. JHMUD 4. JHUMD 5. None of these

DIRECTIONS (26‐30):
Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:
7 R E T 4 A 9 % D F1U # B @ 8 H I © WN M ∗ 3 2 V \$ 5 N P 6 Q

26. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and immediately followed by a number?

1. None 2. One 3. Two 4. Three 5. More than three

27. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of the which is immediately preceded by a letter but not immediately followed by a symbol?

1. None 2. One 3. Two 4. Three 5. More than three

28. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a symbol?

1. None 2. One 3. Two 4. Three 5. More than three

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

1. RTA 2. 9DF 3. #@H 4. 3V5 5. IW∗

30. Which of the following is the fourth to the left of the twelfth from the left end?

1. % 2.8 3.2 4.H 5. None of these

31.The time by my watch is a quarter past twelve. If the hour hand points to the east, which is the direction opposite to the minute hand?

1.North 2.West 3. South 4. South west 5. None of these

32. 100 plates are placed in a box, 60 out of these are painted red and 30 are white, 20 are neither red nor white. The number of plates which are both red and white is.

1.40 2.30 3. 20 4.10 5.5

33. Five girls are sitting in a row. A is on the right of B. C is on the left of B but is on the right of D. A is on the left of E. The first sitting girl from the left is.

1.C 2.D 3. E 4.A 5. B

34. A boy is 10 times younger to his mother who is 5 years younger to her husband. If the boy attains the age of 8 in 3 years time. What is the age of his father?

1. 55 years 2. 50 years 3. 45 years 4. 60 years 5. 65 years

35. A man is facing the Sun in the evening. He starts his journey towards his right and travels 10 km and turns to his left. He goes 5 km, and again turns to his left and travels 10 km. How far would he have traveled from the initial point?

1.25 2. 20 3. 15 4. 10 5. 5

36.
A is the father of B but B is not the son of A. What is B to A?

1. Mother 2. Son 3. Daughter 4. Wife 5. None of these

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