*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**