# Reasoning Ability: Practice Set for IBPS Exam

## Test of Reasoning for IBPS exam

Q.1: In a certain code language ‘MOTHERS’ is written as ‘OMVGGPU’. How is ‘BROUGHT’ is written in that code?
a).CPRTIEV
b).DPQSIFV
c).DPRTIDV
d).DPQTIFV
e).None of this.

Q2.In a certain language “POETRY” is written as “QONDSQX” and “OVER” is written as “PNUDQ”. How is “MORE” written in that code?
a).CPRTIEV
b).DPQSIFV
c).DPRTIDV
d).DPQTIFV
e). None of this.

Q3.In a certain code language TELEVISION is written as ETLEIVSINO. How will ARITHMETIC be written in that code language?
a).RAITHMICTE
b).RATIMHTECI
c).RAITMHETCI
d). RAITMHETCI
e). None of this.

Q.4. In any coding language ‘HANDSOME’ is written as ‘FCLFQQKG’. Then how will ‘ULTIMATE’ be written in this language?
a). SNRKKCRG
b). WNRKKCRG
c). SNVKKCRG
d). SNRKKCVG
e). SNRKKCRC

Q5.If water is called air, air is called green, green is called brown, brown is called steel, steel is called red, red is called rain, rain is called tree and tree is called road, what is the colour of human blood?
a). Red
b). Water
d). Tree
e). Rain

Q.6 The position of the first and the fifth digits in the number 98314625 are interchanged. Similarly, the positions of the second and the sixth digits are interchanged. And so on. Which of the following will be the third digit from the right end after the rearrangement?
a). 2
b). 3
c). 6
d). 8
e). None of this.

Q.7 14 students are standing in a row from left to right. After interchanging their positions, first student goes at 14th place, 2nd goes at 13th place 3rd goes at 12th place and so on. If Rajiv was at sixth position before change, then after changing he would be at which place?
a). Tenth from left
b). Ninth from right
c). Fifth from left
d). Sixth from right
e). Seventh from right

Q8. Sayan went on tour on 15th August, which was the third Sunday of the month and came back on 30th September. So on which day of the month did he return.
a). Forth Sunday
b). Third Saturday
c). Fifth Thursday
d). Forth Tuesday
e). None of these.

Q.9 If it is possible to make a meaningful word from the second , the forth, the fifth, the seventh and the ninth letters of the word BLASPHEMOUS, using each letter only once, second letter of that word is your answer. If more than one such word can be formed , mark ‘M’ as your answer and if no such word can be formed , mark “N” as your answer.
a). S
b). L
c). O
d). M
e). N.

Q.10 In a certain code language , “TEACHER” is written as “OIVGCIM”. How will “STUDENT” be written in the same code?
a). MXPIYRO
b). PXNHZTP
c). OYQIASP
d). NXPHZRO
e). None of this.

Q.11 There are twenty people working in an office. The first group of works between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. the second group of ten works between 10 am and 4 pm. The third group of five works between 12 noon and 6 pm. There computers in the office which all the employees frequently use. During which of the following hours the the computers are likely to be used most.
a).1 pm – 3pm.
b). 12 noon – 2 pm.
c). 2 pm – 4 pm.
d).10 am – 3 pm.
e). None of this.

Q.12 If NOSE is written as LRQH and CURD is written as AXPG, then BANK will be written as
a).XCLN
b). ZCLK
c). ZDLM
d).ZDLN
e). None of this.

Q.13 If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the second, forth, sixth and ninth letters of “RECTIFICATION” what will be the third letter of the word? If no such word is possible mark X as your answer, and if more than one is possible mark M as your answer.
a). F
b). A
c). T
d). M
e). X

Q.14 In a certain code ‘ 573’ stands for “ he is lazy”, 748 stands for “ she is tall” and 829 stands for “she looks smart”
What digit in the code stands for tall?
a). 7
b). 4
c). 8
d). 5
e). 9

Q15. Moni is 17th from the right in a row of 45 students. If she exchanges her position with Rani, she becomes thirteenth from left. How many students are there between Moni and Rani?
a). 15
b). 16
c). 17
d). 18
e). 14
SOLUTION

Ans.1. –d)
M +2 O
O – 2 M
T +2 V
H -1 G
E +2 G
R -2 P
S +2 U

Ans.2 – c.

Ans.3. The first and the second letters, the fifth and the sixth letters and the last two letters interchange their positions while the remaining letters are at the same position.

Ans.4. - The first, third, fifth, and seventh elements move two steps backward whereas the second, forth, sixth and eight elements move two steps forward.

Ans. 5. The colour of human blood: red.
But here red is called rain.

Ans. 6After interchanged the no will be as follows: 46259831.

Ans. 7 – d.

Ans. 8 – c.

Ans. 9 – d.
The required letters are L, S, P, E, O.
Words formed: SLOPE, POLES.

Ans. 10 – d.
The first , the third , the fifth and the seventh letters of TACHER move five steps backward, while the second , the forth and the sixth letters move four steps forward for their corresponding letters in the given code.

Ans. 11– b.
Since all the three groups work between 12 noon to 2 pm.

Ans. 12– d.
The odd letters are two steps backward whereas the even letters steps forward.

Ans. 13– d.
The second, the forth, the sixth and ninth letters of Rectification are E, T, F, and A. The words which can be formed are fate, feat.

Ans. 14– b.

Ans. 15– a.