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Oct 7, 2011

Prathama Bank Question Papers - Reasoning


Directions (Q 1–5): In each of the letter series, find the missing letters.
Q1. a – c c a b c – a b – c – b c c
1. b a c c
2. b c c a
3. c b c a
4. c c b a
5. c a b c

Q2. b b c – b – c a b b – a – b c a
1. b c a b
2. a c b b
3. a b c b
4. c a b b
5. a d b c

Q3. x x – y – x x x x y – x x x x y – x
1. y x y y
2. y x x x
3. x y x x
4. x y y y
5. x x x y

Q4. a a – c – a b c a – b c a a b –
1. c a a b
2. a a c b
3. b a a c
4. b a c a
5. None of these

Q5. c c b – c – b a c c – a – c b a
1. b c a c
2. a b c c
3. c c b a
4. a c b c
5. None of these


Q6. A is B’s sister, C is B’s mother, D is C’s father and E is D’s mother. What is the relationship of A with E?
1. Daughter
2. Grand daughter
3. Grandson
4. Grandmother
5. Sister

Q7. If yesterday’s tomorrow was Wednesday, then yesterday’s day-after-tomorrow will be
1. Wednesday
2. Thursday
3. Friday
4. Saturday
5. Sunday

Q8. Which of the following groups of letters is different from the other groups of letters?
1. FETE
2. GAME
3. HUGE
4. LOVE
5. SMALL

Q9. Which of the following series is without any law/pattern?
1. FHKOT
2. CEHLP
3. IKNRW
4. LNQUZ
5. INTKR

Q10. In a row of the six members sitting, P is sitting to the left of Q but to the right of Y. R is sitting to the right of X but to the left of Q who is to the left of Z. The members sitting in the middle are
1. PR
2. RQ
3. XQ
4. PS
5. None of these

Q11. Select an item from those given in alternatives that has the same property as the one in question
697, 888, 945
1. 146
2. 934
3. 879
4. 555
5. 584

Q12. Find the missing term in the series BYAZ, ? , DWCX, EVDW
1. AXBY
2. CXBY
3. AZDW
4. CYBX
5. CDBY

Q13. Find the missing term in the series CEHLQ, FHKOT, ?, LNQUZ
1. GILPU
2. JLOSX
3. IKMQV
4. IKNRW
5. LKMST

Q14. A boat is going against the stream in a river and it first turns to exact right and then again a second time exactly to the right to its direction of motion. Assuming that the boat is propelled at constant velocity from the start, how will the speed be effected now?
1. Will increase or decrease
2. Will remain the same
3. Will increase
4. Will decrease
5. None of these

Q15. Select an item from those given as alternatives that has the same property as the one in question. 914, 703, 813
1. 611
2. 789
3. 870
4. 120
5. 154

Directions (Q 16–23): Find out the next term in the given series:

Q16. 9, 12, 21, 48, ?
1. 69
2. 84
3. 102
4. 129
5. 125

Q17. 95, 115.5, 138, ?
1. 162.5
2. 163.5
3. 164.5
4. 167.5
5. 125.5

Q18. 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, ?
1. 21
2. 23
3. 25
4. 29
5. 24

Q19. 563, 647, 479, 815, ?
1. 143
2. 279
3. 386
4. 672
5. 786

Q20. 79, 68, 57, 46, ?
1. 17
2. 27
3. 35
4. 66
5. 65

Q21. 5, 1/5, 17, 1/17, 29, 1/29, ?
1. 34
2. 39
3. 41
4. 49
5. 40

Q22. 18, 27, 6, 9, 2, 3, ?
1. 1
2. 1/3
3. 2/3
4. 1/2
5. 1/4

Q23. 4, 2, 8, 4, 24, 12, 96, ?
1. 24
2. 36
3. 40
4. 48
5. 50

Directions (Q 24–30): Which one is different from others?

Q24. Calf, Colt, Puppy, Cat, Cub
1. Calf
2. Colt
3. Puppy
4. Cat
5. Cub

Q25. Ox, Peacock, Lion, Hen, Tiger
1. Lion
2. Ox
3. Peacock
4. Hen
5. Tiger

Q26. Copper, Diamond, Silver, Gold, Platinum
1. Diamond
2. Gold
3. Silver
4. Copper
5. Platinum

Q27. Diet, Died, Tied, Tide, Fried
1. Tide
2. Diet
3. Tied
4. Died
5. Fried

Q28. 16, 22, 30, 45, 52, 66
1. 30
2. 45
3. 52
4. 66
5. 16

Q29. 8754, 9786, 7986, 3243, 1245
1. 8754
2. 9786
3. 7986
4. 3243
5. 1245

Q30. 1622, 2540, 3840, 5786, 5453
1. 5786
2. 3840
3. 2540
4. 1622
5. 5453
Prathama Bank Question Papers - Reasoning