# IBPS Clerk Last Year Solved Question Paper | Reasoning Solve Papers

1. Which of the following groups of alphabets should replace the blank spaces so that the group of alphabets given in bold follow a logical pattern from the preceding and the following group of alphabets?

b w _ y z a d s t u v _ _ o p q r e
(1) x, e, d

(2) x, c, f

(3) v, e, f

(4) x, c, d

(5) x, e, n
2. The positions of how many alphabets will remain unchanged if each of the alphabets in the word WALKINGS is arranged alphabetical order from left to right?
(1) None

(2) One

(3) Two

(4) Three

(5) More than three
3. An ‘Island’ is related to ‘sea’ in the same way as an ‘oasis’ is related to ‘…………………..’.
(1) Water

(2) Illusion

(3) Pond

(4) Trees

(5) Desert
Direction (4 – 6): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Point D is 14 m towards the West of Point A. point B is 4 m towards the South of point D. point F is 9 m towards the East of Point D. point E is 7 m towards the East of point B. Point C is 4 m towards the North of Point E. Point G is 4 m towards the South of Point A.
4. Which of the following points are in a straight line?
(1) D, E, A

(2) E, G, C

(3) D, B, G

(4) E, G, B

(5) F, B, C
5. A is in which direction in respect of C?
(1) East

(2) West

(3) North

(4) South

(5) Cannot be determined

6. If a person walks 5 m towards North from point F and then takes a right turn, which of the following points would he reach first?
(1) G

(2) D

(3) E

(4) A

(5) C
7. How many such pairs of letters are there in word REGIONAL, each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backward direction) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?
(1) None

(2) One

(3) Two

(4) Three

(5) More than three
8. What will come in place of question (?) mark in the following series?

CD FG JK ? UV
(1) NP

(2) OP

(3) MN

(4) OS

(5) LP
9. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the first, fifth, ninth and the tenth letters of the word ‘AUTOMOBILE’ which would be the second letter of the word from the right? If more than one such word can be formed, give ‘Y’ as answer. If no such word can be formed, give ‘Z’ as your answer.
(1) Y

(2) L

(3) A

(4) E

(5) Z
10. If two is subtracted from each odd digit and three is added to each even digit in the number 3675249 how many digits will appear twice in the new number thus formed?
(1) None

(2) One

(3) Two

(4) Three

(5) Four
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