# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015 - Set 2

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:
D F 3 # R N 8 A @ Y 4 M © W P 6 H U 9 I K 2 E

1. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a vowel?
1) None 2) One 3) Two
4) Three 5) None of these

Solutions - U9

2. Which of the following is sixth to the right of the nineteenth from the right end of the above arrangement?
1) Y 2) M 3) 4 4) @ 5) None of these

Solutions - Sixth to the right of the 19th from the right end, that is (19 – 6 =)13th from the right, ie 4.

3. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a letter?
1) None 2) One 3) Two
4) Three 5) None of these

4. If all numbers are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the fourteenth from the left end?
1) I 2) P 3) W
4) U 5) None of these

Solutions -  D F # R N A @ Y M © W P H U I K E

5. If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the fifth, sixth, eighth, twelfth, twentieth and twenty-third letter of the above arrangement, which of the following will be the fourth letter from the left?
1) E 2) I 3) N
4) R 5) Can’t be determined

Solutions - Fifth letter > R
Sixth letter > N
Eighth letter > A
Twelfth letter > M
Twentieth letter > I
Twenty-third letter > E
The meaningful words that can be formed are MARINE and REMAIN.
Hence, either I or A will be fourth letter from the left.

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below:
In a certain code language, ‘answer the given question’ is written as ‘sa pa ka la’, ‘write the question’ is written as ‘sa la ta’, ‘answer is wrong’ is written as ‘ha ja pa’, and ‘read the answer’ is written as ‘sa na pa’.

6. What will be the code for ‘read’?
1) na 2) pa 3) ja
4) ha 5) None of these

7. ‘write to answer’ can be coded as
1) sa ja da 2) da ta pa 3) pa na ta
4) pa ka ja 5) None of these

8. ‘sa’ stands for
1) wrong 2) write 3) read
4) the 5) None of these

9. What will be the code for ‘question is given wrong’?
1) ha ja da la 2) ka la ha ja 3) la ha pa ja
4) Can’t be determined 5) None of these

10. What will be the code for ‘wrong’?
1) ha 2) pa 3) Either ha or ja
4) Either ja or pa 5) None of these

Solutions - answer the given question > sa pa ka la ... (i)
write the question > sa la ta ... (ii)
answer is wrong > ha ja pa ... (iii)
From (i), (iii) and (iv), answer > pa ... (v)
From (i), (ii) and (iv), the > sa ... (vi)
From (i), (ii) and (vi), question > la  ... (vii)
From (i), (v), (vi) and (vii), given > ka ... (viii)
From (ii), (vi) and (vii), write > ta ... (ix)
From (iv), (v) and (vi), read > na ... (x)
From (iii) and (v), is/wrong > ha/ja ... (xi)

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