Jul 10, 2016

# IBPS Clerical Test CWE Preliminary Reasoning Question ## IBPS Clerical Test

1. In a certain code ROBUST is written as ‘593127’ and BONE is written as ‘3964'. How is SORE written in that code?
(1) 2934
(2) 2594
(3) 2954
(4) 3954
(5) None of these

2. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SPORADIC (in both forward and backward direction) each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

3. In a certain code TOWN is written as ‘POSV’ and CARE is written as ‘BFBQ’. How is BELT written in that code?
(1) FUAK
(2) DSCM
(3) DSAK
(4) FUCM
(5) None of these

4. The positions of how many digits in the number 9671285 will remain unchanged after the digits within the number are rearranged in ascending order from left to right?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

5. How many meaningful English words can be formed not ending with E - with the second, the fourth, the sixth and the ninth letters of the word PROACTIVE ? (To be counted from left side)
(1) One
(2) Two
(3) Three
(4) Four
(5) More than four

Directions (6-10) : Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and
Give answer (1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (4) if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question, and
Give answer (5) if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

6. In a row of twenty students facing North, what is P’s position from the right end ?
I. Q is fifth to the right of P and eighteenth from the left end of the row.
II. M is third to the left of P and eleventh from the right end of the row.

7. How many daughters does D have?
I. M and K are sisters of T
II. T’s mother is wife of D.

8. How is ‘come’ written in a code language?
I. ‘come and go’ is written as ‘je ta ma‘ in that code language.
II. ‘go back and‘ is written as ‘ta sa je' in that code language.

9. On which day of the week definitely was R’s birthday?
I. R celebrated his birthday after Monday but before Saturday.
II. R's sister visited R on his birthday after Wednesday.

10. Among A, B, C, D and E, each securing different marks in an examination, whose position is last but one among them?
I. D has secured less marks than only C and E:
II. B has secured more marks than A

11. Mohan walked 30 metres towards West, took a right turn and walked 20 metres. He then took a left turn and walked 40 metres and stopped. Towards which direction was he from the starting point?
(1) West
(2) North
(3) South-West
(4) North-West

Directions (12-15) : Study the following arrangement of numbers, letters and symbols carefully and answer the questions given below:
M 5 \$ T @ 2 J © D F 1 9 W P # E 3 8 1 6 8 N A T U 7 * Z 4

12. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a consonant?
(1) One
(2) Two
(3) Three
(4) Four
(5) More than four

13. Which of the following is exactly in the middle between tenth element from the left end and eighth element from the right end?
(1) E
(2) 3
(3) #
(4) E or #
(5) None of these

14. If the positions of the first sixteen elements in the above arrangement are reversed, which of the following will be the eighteenth from the right end?
(1) J
(2) @
(3) 9
(4) F
(5) None of these

15. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is preceded by a number and not immediately followed by a symbol?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More man three

Directions (16-20) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Z are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. S is third to the right of P. P is second to the right of V. R is second to the left of V and third to the right of Q. W is not an immediate neighbour of V. Z is second to the right of T.

16. Who is to the immediate right of R?
(1) S
(2) T
(3) Z
(4) V

17. Who is second to the right of Z?
(1) P
(2) W
(3) Q
(4) T

18. What is T's position with respect to Q?
(A) Fourth to the left
(B) Fourth to the right
(C) Fifth to the left
(D) Third to the right
(1) Only (A)
(2) Only (B)
(3) Only (C)
(4) Only (D)
(5) Both (A) and (B)

19. If S and Z interchange their positions, who will be second to the right of Q?
(1) Z
(2) 5
(3) R