# IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 – Reasoning DAY 1

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Reasoning

Time: 20 Minutes

## ALPHANUMERIC SYMBOL SERIES

D.1-5) Study the following arrangement of symbols, letters and numbers to answer the questions given below it:

B  3  6  \$  P  %  9  2  A  Q  @  I  #   8  W  U   L  M  4  Y   N  O   S  7  C  1  T   &  *

Q.1) How many such letters are there in the arrangement each of which is either immediately preceded by a symbol or immediately followed by a number, but not both?

a) Five

b) Three

c) Six

d) Seven

e) None of these.

Q.2) How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a consonant but not immediately preceded by a symbol?

a) Five

b) Three

c) Six

d) Seven

e) None of these

Q.3) Which of the following is exactly in the middle between the sixth letter/number/symbol from the left end and the sixteenth letter/number/symbol from the right end in the above arrangement?

a) Q

b) A

c) @

d) 2

e) None of these

Q.4) If the first fifteen elements are written in reverse order then which of the following will be eighth to the left of the tenth from the right end?

a) Q

b) A

c) @

d) 2

e) \$

Q.5) What should come in the place of the question mark in the following series based on the above arrangement?

B*W 6TL  %7Y  QY7  ?

a) 8*W

b) #&M

c) WT8

d) WW*

e) None of these.

D 6-10) Study the following arrangement of symbols, letters and numbers to answer the questions given below it:

O  \$  G  W  9  K  E  D  3  #  5  F  R  7  I  Y  4  %  8  A  X  N  L  B  U  *  &  Z  V

Q.6) Four of the following five groups of elements are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

a) W\$E

b) 537

c) LXU

d) ULZ

e) 84N

Q.7) If all the symbols are dropped from the given arrangement, then which of the following element is eighth to the left of fifth from the right end?

a) F

b) R

c) I

d) 7

e) None of these.

Q.8) How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a consonant but not immediately preceded by a number?

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

e) None of these

Q.9 ) Which of the following is exactly in the middle between the tenth letter/number/symbol from the left end and the fourteenth letter/number/symbol from the right end in the above arrangement?

a) F

b) R

c) I

d) 7

e) Y

Q.10) If each symbol is converted into any numeral and then all the numerals are converted into any letter, how many converted letters will be there in the above arrangements?

a) 10

b) 12

c) 13

d) 6

e) 14

C 2 Q 5 G I % 8 \$ U ◊ W S * T 9 O P @ K 7 Y ^ L 4 J N E 0 & B 1

Q.11) If all the symbols are dropped from the above arrangement, then which of the following element will be sixth to the right of tenth from the left end?

a) W

b) Z

c) 4

d) D

e) 7

Q.12) In the above sequence how many such pairs are there in each of which Numbers are immediately preceded by a vowel and immediately followed by a symbol?

a) Two

b) Four

c) Three

d) One

e) None

Q.13) If each vowel is replaced by its next letter in the English alphabet, and Each consonant is replaced by its previous letter in the English alphabet. After replacing, how many vowels are there in the above arrangement?

a) One

b) Four

c) Three

d) Two

e) Five

Q.14) In the following four of the five are alike in certain way based on the position then find which of the following does not belong to the group?

a) QG%

b) UW*

c) TO@

d) N0B

e) 7^L

Q.15) In the following series what should come in place of question mark?

CQI 8US TOK  ?

a) @O*

b) 7^J

c) YLN

d) YN0

e) None of these

D.16-20) Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Q 2 V % K 5 ^ 7 E A * P 0 C & 9 M Z @ X U 1 I W F 3 # G S ◊ 4

Q.16) In the above sequence how many such pairs are there in each of which Vowels are immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a symbol?

a) One

b) Two

c) More than three

d) None of these

e) None

Q.17) If the first fifteen elements in the above sequence are written in reverse order, then which of the following will be twenty-third from the right end?

a) 7

b) ^

c) 2

d) 5

e) %

Q.18) If each letter in the above series is given a value equivalent to its serial number in English alphabet, Then what will be the difference between sum of the consonants and the sum of the vowels used in the series?

a) 103

b) 94

c) 63

d) 153

e) 151

Q.19) In the following series what should come in place of question mark?

2%5   7A0   &MU   ?

a) 1W3

b) IF◊

c) @M&

d) I#S

e) 3G◊

Q.20) If each symbol of the above sequence is replaced with any new letter and each digit is replaced with any new symbol, then how many letters will be there in the sequence?

a) 23

b) 10

c) 8

d) 12

e) None of these

B 3 > E 5 \$ T S % 9 X * O # M  4 ^ F ? C @ 2 ! U Z P & 1 + J 7 0 <

Q.21) If all the symbols are dropped from the above arrangement, then which of the following element will be eighth to the left of 13th from the left end?

a) T

b) S

c) 5

d) 9

e) None of these

Q.22) If all the vowels are coded as its previous alphabetic letter, and all the consonants are coded as its next alphabetic letter. After coding how many vowels are there in the arrangement?

a) One

b) Four

c) Three

d) Two

e) Five

Q.23) In the above sequence how many such pairs are there in each of which letters are immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a symbol?

a) One

b) Two

c) More than three

d) Three

e) None

Q.24) Four of the following five are alike in certain way which one does not belong to that group?

a) B\$X

b) >SO

c) 9MC

d) %OF

e) !1<

Q.25) In the following series what should come in place of question mark

BET  T9#  #^2 ?

a) 2>\$

b) 2Z7

c) 2&<

d) 2P<

e) None of these

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 1 c 2 e 3 a 4 e 5 d 6 c 7 d 8 a 9 b 10 d 11 e 12 d 13 c 14 e 15 c 16 e 17 b 18 e 19 b 20 a 21 a 22 d 23 a 24 d 25 b

Explanations

D.1-5)

1. (c)

Symbol/letter

\$        P

@       I

(or)

Letter/Number

B        3

M       4

S        7

C       1

1. (e)

No symbol           Consonant                    Consonant

U                           L                           M

4                           Y                           N

1. (a)
2. (e)

First 15 element are written in reverse order, then 10 + 8 = 18th from the right end

1. (d)

D.6-10)

1. (c)

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

1. (d)

8 + 5 = 13th from the right end

All the symbols are dropped

1. (a)

No number   Vowels         Consonant

K                 E                 D

1. (b)
2. (d)

Symbol  Number

Number  Letter

Converted letter = number given in the above arrangement => 6

D.11-15)

1. (e)

When all the symbols are dropper, the arrangement will become

C 2 Q 5 G I 8 U N S T 9 O P K 7 Y L 4 J N E 0 B 1

1. (d)

E 0 &  this is the only pair which comes under the given condition

1. (c)

Vowels should be coded as its next alphabet letter, consonants should be coded as its previous alphabet letter now the arrangement will become

B 2 P 5 F J % 8 \$ V ◊ V R * S 9 P O @ J 7 X ^ K 4 I M F 0 & A 1

1. (e)

(a) Q – G – %

(b) U – W – *

(c) T – O – @

(d) N – 0 – B

(e) 7 – ^ L

In all the options (a, b, c, d) same logic is followed there is only one element between the three letters. But in option e, this logic did not follow.

1. (c)

D.16-20)

1. (e)

There is No such pair

1. (b)

If first fifteen elements are reversed, then the arrangement will be

& C O P * A E 7 ^ 5 K % V 2 Q 9 M Z @ X U 1 I W F 3 # G S ◊ 4

1. (e)

Sum of        consonants  = 187

Sum of        vowels         = 36

Difference   = 151

1. (b)
2. (a)
3. (a)

13 – 8 = 5th

5th element – T

1. (d)

B 3 > E 5 \$ T S % 9 X * O # M  4 ^ F ? C @ 2 ! U Z P & 1 + J 7 0 <

C 3 > D 5 \$ U T % 9 Y * N # N  4 ^ G ? D @ 2 ! T A Q & 1 + K 7 0 <

1. (a)

9 X *

1. (d)
2. (b)

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