Institute of Banking Personnel Selection : Article

REASONING WORKOUT-I
  • 2016-07-07
REASONING WORKOUT-I
 BANK 

1) The positions of how many digits in the number 53269718 will remain unchanged if the digits within the umber are rearranged in ascending order?

(1) None       (2) One         (3) Two

(4) Three       (5) More than three

2) What should come next in the following letter series?

I H G F E D C B A I H G F E D C I H G F E

(1) I    (2) D   (3) B   (4) A   (5) None of these

3) How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters TSFI 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 CHRONICLE 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

5) Pointing to a boy, Sunita said “He is the son of my grandfather’s only son.” How is the boy related to sunita?

(1) Son         (2) Nephew    (3) Uncle

(4) Data inadequate  (5) None of these


Directions (Q.No: 6-10): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered 1, 2 and 3. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with 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.

6) Statements: Some tyres are ropes.

                     Some ropes are tents.

                     Some tents are walls.

                     Some walls are building.

Conclusions: 1. Some buildings are ropes.

                   2. Some walls are ropes.

                   3. Some tents are tyres.

(1) None follows       (2) Only 1 follows

(3) Only 2 follows     (4) Only 3 follows

(5) Only 1 & 2 follow

7) Statements: Some beads are rings.

                     Some rings are bangles.

                     All bangles are clothes.

                     All clothes are boxes.

Conclusions: 1. Some boxes are bangles.

                   2. Some clothes are rings.

                   3. Some bangles are beads.

(1) None follows       (2) Only 1 follows

(3) Only 2 follows     (4) Only 3 follows

(5) Only 1 & 2 follow

8) Statements: All chairs are fires.

                     Some fires are winds.

                      All winds are nets.

                     Some nets are clocks.

Conclusions: 1. Some clocks are winds.

                   2. Some nets are fires.

                   3. Some winds are chairs.

(1) None follows       (2) Only 1 follows

(3) Only 2 follows     (4) Only 3 follows

(5) Only 2 & 3 follow

9) Statements: All desks are pillars.

                     All pillars are circles.

                     Some circles are squares.

                     Some squares are rectangles.

Conclusions: 1. Some rectangles are pillars.

                   2. Some circles are desks.

                   3. Some squares are desks.

(1) None follows       (2) Only 1 follows

(3) Only 2 follows     (4) Only 3 follows

(5) Only 1 & 2 follow

10) Statements: All sticks are hammers.

                       No hammer is dress.

                       Some dresses are doors.

                       All doors are cots.

Conclusions: 1. Some cots are hammers.

                   2. No cot is hammer.

                   3. Some dresses are sticks.

(1) Only 1 follows     (2) Only 2 follows    

(3) Only 3 follows    

(4) Only either 1 or 2 follow

(5) Only either 1 or 2 and 3 follow


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