# SBI Clerks Reasoning Practice Questions and Answers

1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?
1) Dog 2) Cat 3) Horse 4) Buffalo 5) Zebra

2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?
1) Apple 2) Orange 3) Papaya 4) Rose 5) Guava

3. In a certain code language BREAK is written as 51342 and KITE is written as 2796. How will RIB be written in that code language?
1) 175 2) 176 3) 185 4) 135 5) None of these

4. Pointing to Veena, Mohan said “She is the daughter of my Grandfather’s only daughter”. How is Mohan related to Veena?
1) Brother 2) Cousin 3) Uncle 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these

5. In a certain code language CROWD is written as DQPVE. How will BLEND be written in that code language?
1) CMFOE 2) CKFME 3) AKDMC 4) AMDOC 5) None of these

6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?
1) 26 2) 10 3) 48 4) 170 5) 290

7. The position of first and the fifth digits in the number 91256784 are interchanged. Similarly the position of the second and the sixth digits are interchanged and so on. Which of the following will be the fourth digit from the right after the rearrangement?
1) 9 2) 7 3) 1 4) 8 5) None of these

8. Rohan walked 50 metres towards East, took a right turn and walked 30 metres. Which direction is he now from his starting position?
1) South-West 2) North-East
3) North-West 4) South-East
5) None of these

9. In a certain code language BREAKDOWN is written as NWODKAERB. How will TRIANGLES be written in that code language?
1) AIRTGNSEL 2) SELGWTRIA 3) AIRTNSELG 4) SELGNAIRT 5) None of these

10. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ‘CREDIBLE’ each of which has as many letters between them in the word as there are between the m in the English alphabet?
1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) None of these

11. ‘Wall’ is related to ‘Brick’ in the same way as ‘Book’ is related to
1) Cover 2) Word 3) Brick 4) Shelf 5) None of these

12. If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the fourth, the seventh, the tenth and the twelfth letters of the word CONGRATULATE,
which of the following will be the second letter of that word? If more than one such word can be formed, give ‘M’ as the answer and if no such word can be formed give ‘X’ as the answer.
1) G 2) A 3) E 4) M 5) X

13. (i) ‘P x Q’ means ‘P is brother of Q’. (ii) ‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘P is mother of Q’. (iii) ‘P– Q’ means ‘P is father of Q’. Which of the following means ‘M is maternal uncle of N’?
1) M x R ÷ N
2) M – R ÷ N
3) N ÷ R x M
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

14. If the position of the letters in the word TWINKLE are rearranged as in the English alphabet, the position of how many of these letters will remain unchanged?
1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three

15. What should come in place of the question mark in the letter series given below? PRIMARILY RIMARILY RIMARIL ?
1) IMAR 2) RIMARI 3) IMARIL 4) RIMA 5) None of these

16. ‘Go’ is related to ‘Come’ in the same way as ‘High’ is related to
1) Above 2) Low 3) Jump 4) Stand 5) None of these

17. How many such digits are there in the number 52137864 each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when they are arranged in descending order?
1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three

18. In a row of boys Mohan is twentieth from the left end and twelfth from the right end. Pratap is fifteenth from the right end in that row. How many boys are there between Mohan and Pratap?
1) 4 2) 2 3) 3 4) 5 5) None of these

19. ‘Petal’ is related to ‘Flower’ in the same way as ‘Player’ is related to
1) Games 2) Sports 3) Team 4) Competition 5) None of these

KEY: 1 – 5, 2 – 4, 3 – 1, 4 – 1, 5 – 2, 6 – 3, 7 – 1, 8 – 4, 9 – 4, 10 – 5, 11 – 2, 12 – 2, 13 – 4, 14 – 1, 15 – 3, 16 – 2, 17 – 1, 18 – 2, 19 – 3.