SBI PO Previous Reasoning Questions : Practice Test 6


1.Each odd digit in the number 5263187 is substituted by the next higher digit and each even  digit is substituted by the previous lower digit and the digits so obtained are rearranged in ascending order, which of the following will be the third digit from the left end after the rearrangement?
(A) 2                (B) 4
(C) 5               (D) 6
(E) None of these

2. Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of town D. Town H is towards South of town B. Towards which direction is town H from town F?
(A) East             (B) South-East
(C) North-East   (D) Data inadequate
(E) None of these

3. Among A, B, C, D and E each having different weight, D is heavier than only A and C is lighter than B and E. Who among them is heaviest?
(A) B             (B) E
(C) C             (D) Data inadequate
(E) None of these

4. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SEARCHES each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(A) None         (B) One
(C) Two           (D) Three
(E) More than three

5. If ‘÷ ‘means ‘+’;’-‘means ‘X’,  ‘X’ means ‘÷ ‘ and ‘+’ means ‘-‘; then
     15 – 8 X 6 ÷ 12 + 4 = ?
(A) 20                  (B) 28
(C) 8 4/7       (D) 2 2/3
(E) None of these

6. Ashok started walking towards south. After walking 50 metre he took a right turn and walked 30 metre. He then took a right turn and walked 100 metre. He again took a right turn and walked 30 metre and stopped. How far and in which direction was he from the starting point?
(A) 50 metre  South     (B) 150 metre North
(C) 180 metre East      (D) 50 metre North
(E) None of these

7. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters DLEI using each letter only once in each word?
(A) None     (B) One
(C) Two       (D) Three
(E) More than three

8. In a certain code TEMPORAL is written as OLDSMBSP. How is CONSIDER written in that code?
(A) RMNBSFEJ   (B) BNMRSFEJ
(C) RMNBJEFS   (D) TOPDQDCH
(E) None of these

9. In a certain code language’ how many goals scored’ is written as ‘5 3 9 7’; ‘many more matches’ is written as ‘9 8 2’ and ‘he scored five’ is written as ‘1 6 3’.How is ‘goals’ written in that code language?
(A) 5                            (B) 7
(C) 5 or 7                     (D) Data inadequate
(E) None of these

10. Pratap correctly remembers that his mother’s birthday is before twenty third April but after Nineteenth April, whereas his sister correctly remembers that their mother’s birthday is not on or after twenty second April. On which day in April is definetly their mother’s birthday?
(A) Twentieth                          (B) Twenty-first
(C) Twentieth or twenty-first   (D) Can not be determined
(E) None of these


ANSWERS:        

1.(B)             2.(D)           3.(D)         4.(D)             5.(B)           6.(D)
7.(E)  words formed are: DELI, IDLE, DIEL, DEIL and LIED       
8.(A)            9.(C)         10.(C)

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