Mixed Reasoning Questions Set 2 (New Pattern)

We are providing you with the Reasoning New Pattern Questions type of which were asked in SBI PO 2016 and IBPS PO 2016. The type of first 5 questions were asked in SBI PO 2016 and Syllogism New pattern Questions were asked in IBPS PO 2016.

Directions (1-5): In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols given in (A), (B), (C) and (D). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the rules and mark the answer accordingly. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark (E) as your answer.

Letter A C G I K M P R S U X Z
Code 5 8 & 6 # 0 @ % 4 1 7 !

(i) If the first two letters are consonants, the codes for these letters are to be interchanged.
(ii) If the second letter is a vowel, the codes for the first and third letters are to be interchanged.
(iii) If the first letter is a vowel then the last letter is to be coded as the code for the vowel.

 

  1. IXMPR
    A) 630!6
    B) %70@6
    C) 670@6
    D) %70%6
    E) None of these
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    From rule (iii), last letter R will be coded as 6 (code for vowel I) and all other letters will be coded as per their code.
  2. CSKUG
    A) 84@1&
    B) 84#1&
    C) 48@67
    D) 48#1&
    E) None of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    From rule (i), C will be coded as 4 (code for vowel S) and 8 will be coded as 6 (code for vowel C). All other letters according to their respective coded.
  3. URZGZ
    A) 1%!&!
    B) 1%!&1
    C) !5!&1
    D) 1%!&1
    E) None of these
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    From rule (iii), last letter Z will be coded as 1 (code for vowel U) and all other letters will be coded according to their respective code.
  4. XUSPG
    A) 714@&
    B) 467@&
    C) 417#&
    D) 417@&
    E) None of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    From rule (ii), first letter X will be coded as 4 (code for vowel S), third letter S will be coded as 7 (code for vowel X) and all other letters will be coded as per their code.
  5. PSKUK
    A) @4#1#
    B) 4@#1&
    C) 4@#1#
    D) 4@#14
    E) None of these
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    From rule (i), P will be coded as 4 (code for vowel S) and S will be coded as @ (code for vowel P). All other letters according to their respective coded.

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code,
‘clamp anger mike people’ is written as ‘%e3 !e5 #p4 @r4’,
‘policy cite alter might’ is written as ‘!y5 @r4 %t4 #e3’,
‘allow monsoon course pick’ is written as ‘!k3 %n6 #e5 @w4’, and
‘clamp monsoon pupil arrows’ is written as ‘%n6 #p4 !l4 @s5’.

  1. What is the code for ‘might’ ?
    A) !y5
    B) #p4
    C) %t4
    D) %e3
    E) Can’t be determined
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    # for first letter c, % for first letter m, @ for first letter a, and ! for first letter p
    Number represents (number of alphabets – 1) in word
    Alphabet represents the last letter of word.
  2. What does ‘%e3 @r4 #p4’ stand for?
    A) might course pupil
    B) alter mike cite
    C) monsoon cite anger
    D) clamp alter mike
    E) None of these
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    Option D

  3. Which could be the code for ‘monsoon people page’?
    A) #t4 %d6 !r4
    B) !e4 !r4 !e2
    C) !e5 !e3 %n6
    D) !e5 !t7 !p4
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. ‘%t4 @s5 @n5’ could be a code for which of the following?
    A) arrows might screen
    B) might shape clamp
    C) arrows merger alter
    D) might symbol pupil
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. Which of the following is the code for ‘anger pick course’?
    A) !e5 %d4 %e4
    B) !k3 #e5 @e4
    C) @r4 #e5 %n6
    D) @r4 #e5 !k3
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D

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