## Reasoning Questions To Prepare For SBI Clerk

Below are given reasoning questions for your practice

Question 1

In a certain language the word LOGICAL is coded as NQIJAYJ. How will you code the word FINANCE ?

a) HKPBLAC b) HPBKLAC c) HKLPBAC d) HPBKLAC

Reason :

By analysing the word LOGICAL, we can observe the logic used to code is

```L O G I C A L
+2 +2 +2 +1 -2 -2 -2
N Q I J A Y J```

Similarly by applying the same logic we can code FINANCE as HKPBLAC.

Question 2

What should come next in the following letter series ?

DEFGHIJEFGHIJFGHIJGHIJ ?

a) GIJ b) IJK c) KLM d) HIJ

Reason :

The logic of the above series is,

DEFGHIJ / EFGHIJ / FGHIJ / GHIJ

The above series is formed by discarding each letter in front. If we use the same logic, the next letter for the series is HIJ.

Question 3

If the letters of the word ECONOMIC are arranged alphabetically, how many letters will not change their positions ?

a) Two b) One c) Three d) None

Reason :

Given word is,

C is the letter which remains in same place. Hence answer is 1.

Question 4

How many meaningful English words can be formed from ANER using each letter only once in each word ?

a) One b) Three c) Two d) None

Reason :

The meaningful word that can be formed is NEAR and EARN.

Question 5

How many such pair of letters are there in the word BAND each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabetical series ?

a) One b) Three c) Two d) None