# Mixed Reasoning Questions – Set 33 (for Mains Exam)

In alphabetic series, all vowels are removed and then letters are coded as 1-8. For example, B is coded as 1, C is coded as 2, D is coded as 3 etc. Next letters after 8 will again be coded as 1-8 till last alphabet i.e till Z.
Vowels are coded as below-
HINA-6%3@
ANKUSH-@38*76
LION-1%^3
HEN-6#3

Following instructions are also given:
1) If first and last letter of a word is vowel,then 3 rd letter of the word is coded as *.
2) If first letter is vowel and last letter is consonant of a word,then code of all consonants will be incremented by +1.
3) If there are 3 vowels or more in a word,then first two vowels is to coded as ).
NOTE-IF MORE THAN TWO CONDITIONS ARE FULFILLED,BOTH ARE TO BE APPLIED.
In case of a sentence, last word has to be placed at first position after coding. Similarly, 2nd word has to be placed at 2nd position after coding.
For example,”MORE THAN TWO” is coded as “TWO THAN MORE”.

1. What is the code word for ARGUMENT?
)87#4)59
)76)4#39
7)6)3#49
)76)3@*49
)76)3#49
Option E
2. What is the code word for UNITED?

)4)9#4
)4)8@4
)7^*65
7@*65)
8^@48)
Option A
3. What is the code for HONESTY IS BEST?

6^3#784 %7 1#78
1#78 %8 6^3#784
%7 1#78 6^3#784
1#78 @8 6^3#784
None of these
Option B
4. What is the code for ULTRA?

@1@5*
*1*6@
#2%@5
*2*5@
*1*6^
Option B
5. What is the code for INCREMENT?

)427)3@59
)437@)45
)437)3#49
Can’t be determined
None of these
Option C

Directions (6-10):

Eight persons I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P are sitting in innermost circle of the given figure. Four are facing the center and four are facing away from the center.
Only two persons are sitting between I and P.M faces center. Number of persons sitting between P and M is same as number of persons sitting between I and N. J sits second to right of P. Three persons are sitting between J and L. K sits third to left of J. O and M are immediate neighbours. I and P are facing towards center.

They also started playing cards and shuffles between them. For example, I shuffled the card and changes the place according to given conditions.
CONDITIONS:
A)If a card is drawn is spade,person moves to outer circle with same direction and same position.
B)If card drawn is heart,person moves to outer circle facing same direction and moves two positions left.
C)If card drawn is diamond,the person who draws first moves to corner 1 of square facing centre,then second person who also draws diamond had to move to corner 2,similarly 3 and 4.
D)If card drawn is club,person remains in same circle but faces opposite direction of the current direction.

DRAWS:
-I draws queen of club
-J draws jack of club
-K draws a 6 of spade
-L draws king of diamond
-M draws an ace of heart
-N draws a 5 of heart
-O draws a 2 of heart
-P draws a 4 of spade

1. After all the conditions are satisfied and persons changed their places, who among the following is sitting at corner no.3?

L
M
N
P
None of these
Option E
Explanation:
First place the positions of I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P in the innermost circle.Start with placing I and P and so on. And make possibilities and eliminate the conditions.
Now coming to second part after placing the positions,we have to shuffle the card starting with I following the given conditions and move next by next in clockwise direction. And according to given conditions, we have to move the place of I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P in the outermost circle as per the conditions. Some will remain in innermost and some will move outside as per conditions.
2. After all the persons changed their places, how many persons remained seated in inner most circle?

Two
Three
Five
Six
Can’t be determined
Option A
3. After all the persons changed their places, who is sitting to the immediate right of M?

I
P
L
N
K
Option D
4. After all the persons changed their places, how many persons are facing away from the centre?

Two
One
Four
Three
Five
Option E
5. After all the persons changed their places, which among the following is sitting in outer circle at exactly same position as I sitting in inner circle?

O
N
K
P
M
Option B

## 10 Thoughts to “Mixed Reasoning Questions – Set 33 (for Mains Exam)”

1. Kavya

Ty AZ 🙂
Good puzzles;

Thanks AZ:) in instruction number 3..remove “more than”….and nice puzzle:)

3. TAURUS

question no 10 anwer should be O

4. Karunya Thiru

Plz give explanation

5. Karunya Thiru

Question no 3 ..1#78 %8 6^3#784

1. Ankush Cheke

Yes …as per 2nd condition..
If 1st vowel n last letter is consonant then Al the consonant is +1

6. Ankush Cheke

Detailed soln…

7. Ankush Cheke

Nice reasoning series shubhra mam…

8. Ankush Cheke

3rd questions me IS %7 aayega ya %8

as per 2nd condition..
If 1st vowel n last letter is consonant then Al the consonant is +1

Then Ans none of these Hoga

Shubra mam plz help