## Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Reasoning ability Questions Quiz Set 9 for IBPS/SBI/SSC

Directions (1-5): Study the following arrangement of the English alphabet and answer the questions given below: M 1 E \$ R B 3 A K 7 £ # 9 \$ U D I N 4 6 % F H 2 @ 8 W

1. How many such consonants are there in the above sequence each of which is immediately followed by a number and immediately preceded by a vowel?

1) Nil 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) Four

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

1) % H N 2) I 4 \$ 3) 9 D £ 4)3 5 \$ 5) \$ B M

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

1) Nil 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) None of these

4. If the order of the first fifteen elements in the above arrangement is reversed, then which of the following will be the eighth to the left of the twelfth letter/number/symbol from the right end?

1) A 2) £ 3) 3 4) K 5) None of these

5. What should come in place of questions mark in the following series based on the above arrangement? E B M A £ B 9 D £? H 8 %

1) N % D 2) N F D 3) 4 F D 4) I 6 D 5) None of these

Directions (6-10): Answer these questions referring to the symbol-letter number sequence given below: 2 P J @ 8 \$ L B 1 V # Q 6 α G W 9 K C D 3 © £ 5 F R 7 A Y 4

6. How many symbols and numbers are there in the sequence which are either immediately preceded or immediately followed by the letter which is from the first half of the English alphabet?

1) 6 2) 7 3) 8 4) 9 5) None of these

7. Four of the following five are similar in relation to their positions in the above sequence and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1) Q K 5 2) L 6 D 3) P L δ 4) 1 G © 5) K £ 4

8. Each symbol exchanges its position with its immediate right symbol/ letter/ number. Now, how many letters are there in the sequence which are immediately followed by a number and immediately preceded by a symbol?

1) Nil 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) None of these

9. P @ L is to Y75 in the same way as \$ 1 # is to

1) R £ © 2) F £ 3 3) 5 £ © 4) 5 • D 5) None of these

10. Which of the following indicates the total number of symbols, letters and number respectively, which get eliminated from the sequence when every second element of the sequence from your left is dropped from the sequence?

1) 5, 8, 2 2) 6, 9, 1 3) 5, 8, 1 4) 5, 9, 1 5) None of these

Directions (11 - 15): In the following questions, the symbols @, ©, %, * and \$ are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is either greater than or equal to Q’;

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is either smaller than or equal to Q’;

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is greater than Q’;

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is smaller than Q’;

‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’.

Now, in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them are definitely true? Give answer 1) if only conclusion I is true; 2) if only conclusion II is true; 3) if either conclusion I or II is true; 4) if neither I nor II is true; and 5) if both conclusions I and II are true

11. Statements: M@R, R%T, T\$K

Conclusions: I. K*M II. T*M

Conclusions: I. F\$J II. J%F

13. Statements: D\$M, M%W, W@R