### Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam Reasoning Sample Questions

REASONING

1. Rahul started from point A and travelled 8 kms towards the North to point B, he then turned right and travelled 7 kms to point C, from point Che took the first fright and drove 5 kms to point D,he tools; another right and travelled 7 kms to point E and finally turned right and travelled for another 3 kms to point F. What is the distance between point F and B ?
(1) 1 km (2) 2 km
(3) 3 km (.4)4km
(5) None of these

2. Among R, L, T and J each having different weights, T is heavier than only L. R is not as heavy as who is the heaviest?
(1) R (2) J
(3) T
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these .

3. How many meaningful English Words can be formed with the letters STIF starting with F, using each letter—only once in each word ?
(1) None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

4.How many such pairs of letters are there in the word RELU. TANCE each of which has as many letters between them in the word, (in both forward and backward directions) as theyhave between them in the English alpha betical series ?
(1) None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) Four

5. In a certain code FlGHT is coded as ‘GJFIU’ and ‘WRITE’ is coded as ‘XSHUF’. How will ‘JUDGE’ becoded in the same code ?
(1) KVCHF (2) HFEKV
(3)KVEHF (4) VKCFH
(5) KVJDHF

6. Four of the following {ive are al ike . in a certain way and so form a foll group. Which is the one that does ans not belong to the group?
(1) Sugar (2) Sand
(3) Stone (4)Lava
(5) Rock

7. Which ofthe following will come in place of the question mark?
AC BE DH T?
(l) GL (2) FK
(3) GK (4) HL
(5) HM

8. If it is possible to make only one . meaning fiil word from the first fifth, seventh and eighth letters of the word SPONTANEOUS, then the second letter from the left is your answer. lf no such word can be formed then your answeris X and if more than one such word can be formed your answer is Y.
(1) X (2) T
(3) E l (4) S
(5) Y

9. lf ‘2′ is subtracted from each even digit and ‘1’ is added to each odd digit in the number 8567284. Which of the fbllowing will be the sum ofthe third digit from the left and the second digit from the right of new number thus formed ?
1)10 (2) 8
(3) 4 l (4) 6
(5) 16

10. Sniita correctly remembers that last year Diwalwas celebrated before November but after May. Sanjay correctly remembers that last year he had Diwalholidays after July. Mohan correctly re members that the month in which Diwalwas celebrated had only 30 Id days. In which month of the year was Diwaldefinitely celebrated?
1)July 2
(2) August
(3) September
(4). October
(5) November

Directions (11-15) : Study the 1 following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below :
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11. How many digits are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol?
(1) One (2) Two
(3) Three (4) Four
(5) Five

12. How many such pairs of alphabets· are there as the series highlighted in BOLD in the above arrangement- each of which has as many letters between them (in both foward and backward direction sl as _ they have between thenrin the English alphabetical series?
(1) None (2) One .
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

13. if all the vowels are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the twelfth from the left end of the above arrangement ?
(1) 3 (2) @
(3) E (4) 9
(5) D
14. Which of the following is second to theleft of the fourteenth from the left end of the above arrangement?
(1) A (2) E
(3) D (4) B
(5) C

15. If all the digits are arranged in as sending order from left to right, while the other elements in the arrangement remain unchanged, 1 which ofthe following will be four teenth from the left end of the T arrangement?
(1) 2 (2) 5
(3) 3 (4) 4
(5) None of these