# Reasoning Ability Part-2 [For Bank]

REASONING ABILITY#2
1.What should come next in the following letter series?
A A B A B C A B C D A B C D E A B C D E F A B C D E F _
a)B
b)G
c)H
d)A
e)None of these.

Directions(2-6): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.
Z 1 M 3 # A T % D F 6 E \$ B I H @ 7 2 W © 4 V 5 U 9 ∂ K N

2.Which of the following is the eight to the right of the sixteenth from the right end of the above arrangement?
a)T
c)4
d)%
e)None of these.

3.How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a symbol?
a)One
b)Two
c)Three
d)More than three
e)None

4.If all the symbols in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the fourteenth from the left end?
a)H
b)D
c)7
d)E
e)None of these

5.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a)H B @
b)3 A M
c)U ∂ 5
d)W 4 2
e)H 7 I

6.How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a consonant and immediately preceded by a number?
a)One
b)Two
c)Three
d)Four
e)None

7.Statements: S > T ≤ A = I
L ≥ A
conclusions: I. L ≥ T
II. A > S
a)Only conclusion I is true.
b)Only conclusion II is true.
c)Either conclusion I or II is true.
d)Both conclusions I and II are true.
e)Neither conclusion I nor II is true.

Directions(8-12):Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Seven friends, namely, M, N, O, P, Q, R and S, have one essay competition each on seven different days of the same week from Monday to Sunday, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them studies in different classes, viz, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh, but not necessarily in the same order.
The one who studies in the First Standard has an essay competition on Saturday. S studies in the Second Standard and has an essay competition on Wednesday. N has the essay competition immediately before Q. N does not have the essay competition on any day after that of S. The one who studies in the Seventh Standard does not have an essay competition on any of the days on or before Friday.
The one who studies in the Third Standard has the essay competition immediately after O. Q does not study in the Fifth Standard. The one who studies in the Sixth Standard does not have the essay competition immediately before or after S. R does not have the essay competition on Sunday and does not study in the Third Standard. P does not have the essay competition on any of the days before that of M.

8.In which of the following standards does R study?
a)Fifth
b)Second
c)Seventh
d)Fourth
e)First

9.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of the information given above and hence form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
a)O-Tuesday
b)P-Saturday
c)R-Thursday
d)M-Wednesday
e)S-Monday

10.Which of the following statements is/are true on the basis of information given above?
a)Q studies in the Sixth Standard.
b)Only two students have their competition between S and P.
c)M has the essay competition on Saturday.
d)R has the essay competition immediately after M.
e)All are true.

11.Which of the following combination of "student-Day-Class" is definitely correct?
a)P-Sunday-Seventh.
b)Q-Saturday-Fifth.
c)O-Tuesday-Fourth.
d)M-Thursday-Third.
e)R-Friday-First.

12.On which of the following days of the week N has his essay competition?
a)Sunday
b)Monday
c)Tuesday
d)Wednesday
e)Thursday

1.b)
2.c)
3.b)
4.c)
5.a)
6.e)
7.a)
8.e)
9.b)
10.d)
11.a)
12.b)

Solution
1.A, AB, ABC, ABCD, ABCDE, ABCDEF, ABCDEFG

2.8th to the right of the 16th from the right end means 8th from the right end, i.e. 4.

3.
 Letter Number Symbol
Such combinations are:
M3# , U9∂

4.According to question, the new sequence would be:
Z 1 M 3 A T D F 6 E B I H 7 2 W 4 V 5 U  9 K N
So, 14th from the left is: 7

5.W(+2) = 4(-3) =2
U(+2) = ∂(-3) =5
H(+2) = 7(-3) =I
3(+2) =A(-3) = M
H(-2) = B(+3) = @

6.
 Number Vowel Consonant
There is no such cobination.

7. Combining two statements,
S > T ≤ A = I ≤ L
I. L ≥ T : True
II. A > S : Not true

(8-12):

 Day Student Class Monday N Sixth Tuesday Q Fourth Wednesday S Second Thursday O Fifth Friday M Third Saturday R First Sunday P Seventh