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### Reasoning

ISBT Reasoning for all banking PO,Clerk,IBPS PO,Railway,SSC,IAS,OAS Exams

##### Directions : Read the following character sequence carefully and then answer the questions given below it: D E 5 B F K 8 P M T 7 H O 6 S R Q 4 X C 3 A Z W 2 LWhich of the following will come in place of the question mark in the following series? D5F EBK BKP 8M7 ? R4C
 1) TH6 2) M7O 3) H6R 4) 7OS 5) None of these
Explanation : The first letter of each successive group is obtained by adding 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,...... letters to the first letter of the previous group. The other two letters are alternate letters from the first letter. View Answer
##### How many such pairs of letters are their in the word KINDNESS, each of which have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet ?
 1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) None of these
Explanation :
K  I  N  D  N  E  S  S

So, the pairs of letters are : N - S, E - I. View Answer
##### If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the first, the fifth, the ninth and the eleventh letters of the word PENULTIMATE using each letter only once, which of the following will be the third letter of that word? If no such word can be made give *N’ as the answer and If more than one such word can be formed give ‘D* as the answer.
 1) E 2) P 3) L 4) D 5) N
Explanation :
Specified letters : P, L, A, E
Meaningful words : LEAP, PALE View Answer
##### Pointing to a person, a man said to a women, ‘His mother is the only daughter of your father’’, How was the women related to the person ?
 1) Aunt 2) Mother 3) Wife 4) Daughter 5) None of these.
Explanation :
Only Daughter of women’s father „ women itself.
The persons mother is the woman itself.
Hence, the women is the person’s mother. View Answer
##### Four of the following five are alike in a certain way. Which one is NOT like the other four?
 1) Jumping 2) Running 3) Jogging 4) Exercising 5) Walking
Explanation : All others are different modes of exercising. View Answer
##### In a row of girls Rozali is 22nd from the left and 13th from the right. How many girls are there in the row ?
 1) 34 2) 35 3) 36 4) 38 5) None of these
Explanation :
Total girls = ( Rank from left + Rank from right) -1
= (22 + 13) - 1 = 34 View Answer
##### ‘ACEG’ is related to ‘ZXVT’ in the same way as ‘HJLN’ is related to -
 1) TRPN 2) SQOM 3) OQSU 4) RPNL 5) None of these
Explanation :
A  C   E  G H  J    L   N
Z   X   V   T S  Q   O  M
The arrangement is reverse order of English alphabets. View Answer
##### Direction  :  A cube is painted red and all its faces and is then divided into 343 equal cubes.How many cubes will have at least one face painted ?
 1) 127 2) 178 3) 218 4) 279 5) None of these
Explanation : The number of cubes whose at least one face is painted = One face painted + two face painted + three face painted = One face visible + two face visible + three face visible = Total - (No face visible) = 343 - 125 = 218 View Answer
##### Direction  :  A cube is painted red and all its faces and is then divided into 343 equal cubes.How many cubes have no face painted ?
 1) 27 2) 64 3) 125 4) 216 5) None of these View Answer View Answer