# General Reasoning Test Questions & Answers

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## General Reasoning Test Questions & Answers

These general Reasoning test questions and answers are for class 12th and college students. And also for any bank clerk or other requirement written test exam where “General Reasoning” word is used. In some Engineering Entrance (UG) and Medical Entrance (UG) and some BBA and BCA or some B.Ed entrance candidate can practice these online mock test.

## General Reasoning Test Questions & Answers

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 Question 1
In a certain code ‘PLANT’ is written as ‘\$@2*©’ and ‘YIELD’ is written as ‘β64@%’. How is ‘DELAY’ written in that code ?
 A β4*2% B β4@2% C %42@β D %4@2β E None of these
 Question 2
How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters ARILT using each letter only once in that word ?
 A None B One C Two D Three E More than three
 Question 3
D said, “A’s father is the only brother of my sister’s son.” How is A’s father related to D ?
 A Cousin B Nephew C Aunt D Data Inadequate E None of these
 Question 4
Directions—(Q. 4–6) The following questions are based on the five three digit numbers given below—394 632 783 576 895If the positions of the first and the second digit within each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the second highest number ?
 A 632 B 783 C 576 D 895 E 394
 Question 5
If the first and second digits of each of the numbers are added the resulting sum of which of the following numbers will not be exactly divisible by 3 ?
 A 895 B 394 C 576 D 632 E 783
 Question 6
If 2 is added to the last digit of each number and then the positions of the first and the third digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the highest number ?
 A 576 B 895 C 783 D 394 E 632
 Question 7
If ‘A’ is coded as 1, ‘B’ as 3, ‘C’ as 5 and so on, which of the following is the numerical value of the word ‘FAZED’ ?
 A 81 B 79 C 77 D 80 E None of these
 Question 8
Which of the following pairs of words have the same relationship as FAN : HEAT ?
 A Water : Drink B Light : Night C Teach : Student D Air : Breathe E Food : Hunger
 Question 9
Q types faster than R but not as fast as V.T types faster than R S types faster than V. Who amongst the five of them types the fastest ?
 A V B T C S D Data Inadequate E None of these
 Question 10
If ‘B ×C’ means ‘B, is the daughter of C’, ‘B + C’ means ‘B is the husband of C’ and ‘B – C’ means ‘B is the sister of C’, then what does ‘M + N – P ×Q’ mean ?
 A M is the brother-in-law of Q B M is the uncle of Q C M is the son-in-law of Q D M is the mother-in-law of Q E None of these
 Question 11
Directions—(Q. 11–17) Read the following passage carefully and answers the questions given below it—A group of seven friends, A, B, C, D, E, F and G work as Economist, Agriculture Officer, IT Officer, Terminal Operator, Clerk, Forex Officer and Research Analyst, for Banks L, M, N; P, Q, R and S but not necessarily in the same order. C works for Bank N and is neither a Research Analyst nor a Clerk. E is an IT Officer and works for Bank R. A works as Forex Officer and does not work for Bank L or Q. The one who is an Agriculture Officer works for Bank M. The one who works for Bank L works as a Terminal Operator. F works for Bank Q. G works for Bank P as a Research Analyst. D is not an Agriculture OfficerWho amongst the following works as an Agriculture Officer ?
 A C B B C F D D E None of these
 Question 12
What is the profession of C ?
 A Terminal operator B Agriculture Officer C Economist D Cannot be determined E None of these
 Question 13
For which Bank does B work ?
 A M B S C L D Either M or S E None of these
 Question 14
What is the profession of the person who works for Bank S ?
 A Clerk B Agriculture Officer C Terminal Operator D Forex Officer E None of these
 Question 15
For which Bank does D work ?
 A Q B L C N D S E None of these
 Question 16
Who amongst the following works as a Clerk ?
 A C B B C F D D E None of these
 Question 17
Which of the following combinations of person, profession and bank is correct
 A A-Forex Officer-M B D-Clerk-L C F-Agriculture Officer-Q D B-Agriculture Officer-S E None of these
 Question 18
Directions—(Q. 18–23) In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Statements :Some stones are rocks.All rocks are boulders.Some boulders are mountains.All hills are mountains.Conclusions :I.Some stones are mountains.II.Some hills are boulders.III. Some boulders are stones.All mountains are hills.
 A None follows B Only II follows C Only II and III follow D Only III follows E None of these
 Question 19
Statements :All arrows are bows.All bows are swords.Some swords are daggers.All daggers are knives.Conclusions :I.All knives are bows.II.Some swords are knives.III. All bows are arrows.All arrows are swords.
 A Only II follows B Only II and IV follow C Only III and IV follow D Only I and III follow E None of these
 Question 20
Statements :Some pianos are violins.Some violins are drums.All drums are guitars.No guitar is a flute.Conclusions :I.Some guitar are pianos.II.Some drums are flutes.III. Some pianos are drums.No flute is a drum.
 A None follows B Only I follows C Only either II or IV follows D Only IV follows E None of these
 Question 21
Statements :Some airplane are helicopters.All helicopters are gliders.All gliders are kites.All kites are balloons.Conclusions :I.Some helicopters are balloons.II.All kites are airplanes.III. All balloons are gliders. All helicopters are kites.
 A Only IV follows B Only either II or III follow C Only III follows D Only I follows E None of these
 Question 22
Statements :All kings are warriors.All soldiers are warriors.All sentries are warriors.Some sentries are soldiers.Conclusions :I.Some sentries are kings.II.All warriors are soldiers.III. Some warriors are sentries. Some soldiers are kings.
 A None follows B Only I follows C Only II follows D Only II and III follow E None of these
 Question 23
Statements :All plastics are glasses.Some glasses are wood.Some woods are metals.All metals are cloths.Conclusions :I.Some cloths are wood.II.Some woods are both cloths and glasses.III. Some glasses are plastics. Some cloths are metals.
 A None follows B All follow C Only II and IV follow D Only I and II follow E None of these
 Question 24
Directions—(Q. 24–25) Read the information given below carefully and then answer the questions that follow. In a certain code language :I.‘she likes apples’ is written as ‘pic sip dip’.II.‘parrot likes apples lots’ is written as ‘dip pic tif nit’.III. ‘she likes parrots’ is written as ‘tif sip dip’.How is ‘parrot’ written in that code language ?
 A pic B dip C tif D Cannot be determined E None of these
 Question 25
Which of the following statements is not necessary in order to answer the above question ?
 A I B II C III D All are required E Either II or III
 Question 26
Directions—(Q. 26–30) Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below :S M P 6 3 * \$ A 4 L N @ Z 5 # V U 7 E 8 B % T Y X G 2 I & 9 WWhich of the following is the third to the left of the fifteenth from the left end ?
 A @ B 5 C 7 D U E None of these
 Question 27
How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by an even number and preceded by a symbol ?
 A None B One C Two D Three E More than three
 Question 28
What should come in place of the question-mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement ?P M 3 A \$ L Z @ # ?
 A U V E B V # E C 7 U 8 D V 7 # E None of these
 Question 29
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their position in the above arrangement and hence form a group.Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
 A A 4 * B T B Y C 9 I W D V 5 U E P S 6
 Question 30
How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a vowel and immediately preceded by a consonant ?
 A None B One C Two D Three E More than three
 Question 31
Directions—(Q. 31–35) Below in each question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and then decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements. Mark answer—I. The government has amended tax laws to boost exports.The export sector has been passing through difficult times due to heavy tax burdens.
 A if statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B if statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C if both statement I and II are independent causes. D if both statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E if both statement I and II are effects of some common cause.
 Question 32
I. Budgetary allocation for building a better railway network e.g. constructing new railway lines has increased.There has been a substantial drop in the number of passenger opting for air travel.
 A if statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B if statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C if both statement I and II are independent causes. D if both statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E if both statement I and II are effects of some common cause.
 Question 33
I. The production of pulses has dropped for the third consecutive year.India has decided to import pulses this year.
 A if statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B if statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C if both statement I and II are independent causes. D if both statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E if both statement I and II are effects of some common cause.
 Question 34
I. The Bank has provided a link on its website to obtain feed-back from customers.Customers have been complaining about poor services in the Bank’s branches.
 A if statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B if statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C if both statement I and II are independent causes. D if both statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E if both statement I and II are effects of some common cause.
 Question 35
I. Indian citizens are willing to incur the cost of using environment friendly technology.Many countries are taking steps to cut their carbon emissions.
 A if statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B if statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C if both statement I and II are independent causes. D if both statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E if both statement I and II are effects of some common cause.
 Question 36
Directions—(Q. 36–40) Below is given a passange followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context ofthe passage and decide upon the degree of its truth or falsity. Mark answer— The pace of recruitment has unmistakably picked up in the last few months. After two abysmal quarters the business sentiment has turned positive. A flurry of hiring activity has been observed across the manufacturing sector and the IT and ITES sector catering to telecom and legal process outsourcing. The advent of new players and an aggressive expansion of telecom giants has seen a bullish outlook for the industry with a promise of exponential growth. But is the worst over for businesses across the spectrum ? Firms are going back to the drawing board and dusting off their plans to see if there is scope for atleast incremental hiring in specific domains where they want to build expertise. Besides that there are few signs to show that there is a broad based revival in the market.Companies in various sectors have projected higher business growth in the near future.
 A if the inference is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows from the statements of facts given. B if the inference is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely true’ in the light of the facts given. C if the ‘data are inadequate’ i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the data is likely to be true or false. D if the inference is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of the facts given. E if the inference is ‘definitely false’ i.e. it cannot be drawn from the given facts or contradicts the given facts.
 Question 37
The telecom sector has experienced negative growth in the past few years.
 A if the inference is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows from the statements of facts given. B if the inference is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely true’ in the light of the facts given. C if the ‘data are inadequate’ i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the data is likely to be true or false. D if the inference is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of the facts given. E if the inference is ‘definitely false’ i.e. it cannot be drawn from the given facts or contradicts the given facts.
 Question 38
Many companies in the manufacturing sector have decided to reduce their fresh intake of employees.
 A if the inference is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows from the statements of facts given. B if the inference is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely true’ in the light of the facts given. C if the ‘data are inadequate’ i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the data is likely to be true or false. D if the inference is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of the facts given. E if the inference is ‘definitely false’ i.e. it cannot be drawn from the given facts or contradicts the given facts.
 Question 39
Persons with legal qualifications and expertise will earn more in the future.
 A if the inference is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows from the statements of facts given. B if the inference is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely true’ in the light of the facts given. C if the ‘data are inadequate’ i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the data is likely to be true or false. D if the inference is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of the facts given. E if the inference is ‘definitely false’ i.e. it cannot be drawn from the given facts or contradicts the given facts.
 Question 40
Most companies across sectors have decided to increase their manpower requirement manifold.
 A if the inference is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows from the statements of facts given. B if the inference is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely true’ in the light of the facts given. C if the ‘data are inadequate’ i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the data is likely to be true or false. D if the inference is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of the facts given. E if the inference is ‘definitely false’ i.e. it cannot be drawn from the given facts or contradicts the given facts.
 Question 41
Directions—(Q. 41–45) In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols lettered (A), (B), (C) and (D). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the letter of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark (E) i.e. ‘None of these’ asyour answer.Letter :T A G R S D N E V U X PDigit/Symbol Code :@ 4 9 # % 3 ©5 1 β7 6Conditions—(i) if the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel only the first letter may be coded and no codemay be given to the last letter.(ii) if both the first and last letters are vowels then both are to be coded as \$.(iii) if the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant then the codes are to be interchanged.DESGRT
 A 35%9# B 35%9#@ C @5%9#3 D 359%#@ E None of these
 Question 42
NERSPU
 Question 43
XNTPGA
 Question 44
ESVNTU
 Question 45
UXPTGN
 Question 46
Directions—(Q. 46–50) In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true and then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing. Given answer—Statement : An increasing number of graduates produced by Indian universities are unemployable.Courses of action :
1. Colleges and Institutes of higher learning should be given greater autonomy to decide course content.
2. World class foreign universities should be encouraged to set up campuses in India.

 A if only Course of action I follows. B if only Course of action II follows. C if either Course of action I or Course of action II follows. D if neither Course of action I nor Course of action II follows. E if both courses of action I and II follow.
 Question 47
Statement : Heavy rains hit the state during October, just before the State Assembly elections and caused heavy damage to standing crops in most parts of the state.Courses of action :
1. Elections should be postponed to give candidates the opportunity to campaign.
2. The Government should announce a relief package for those who are affected.

 A if only Course of action I follows. B if only Course of action II follows. C if either Course of action I or Course of action II follows. D if neither Course of action I nor Course of action II follows. E if both courses of action I and II follow.
 Question 48
Statement : Cell phone users have found that tariff plans are not as attractive as promoted by telecome companies and complained to regulatory authority about the same.Courses of action :
1. The regulatory authority should direct telecome companies to be transparent on the tariff structure of all plans.
2. The government should restrict the number of telecome companies operating in the country.

 A if only Course of action I follows. B if only Course of action II follows. C if either Course of action I or Course of action II follows. D if neither Course of action I nor Course of action II follows. E if both courses of action I and II follow.
 Question 49
Statement : A number of school children in the local schools have fallen ill after the consumption of their subsidised tiffin provided by the school authority.Courses of action :
1. The tiffin facility of all schools should be discontinued with immediate effect.
2. The government should implement a system to certify the quality of tiffin provided by the school.

 A if only Course of action I follows. B if only Course of action II follows. C if either Course of action I or Course of action II follows. D if neither Course of action I nor Course of action II follows. E if both courses of action I and II follow.
 Question 50
Statement : The dolphin population in India has been decreasing sharply over the past few years.Courses of action :
1. Dolphins should be declared an endangered species and be bred in aquariums or protected areas.
2. Locals should be enlisted to protect dolphins.

 A if only Course of action I follows. B if only Course of action II follows. C if either Course of action I or Course of action II follows. D if neither Course of action I nor Course of action II follows. E if both courses of action I and II follow.
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