**It’s always been good to learn from history since history repeats itself, similarly, it goes with the exam pattern we always try to find previous year questions to mentally prepare ourselves for upcoming hurdles in the exam and to check whether the level of our preparation is or is not up to the mark. Previous year questions give guidance to us and provide a base for the preparation of any competitive exam. It is always good to have an experience of how the level of exam varies from year to year. For every subject like in Reasoning Ability, we come to know the pattern of questions must be followed to prepare the examination.**

**Direction (1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.**

**1.**Six persons namely A, B, C, D, E and F teach one subject each, one after another viz., Reasoning, Quant, Banking, Computer, General awareness and English but not necessarily in the same order. Quant is not taught before Banking nor it is the last subject taught. Which subject is taught just after English?

I. The first subject to teach is English which is not be taught by either C or E. A, C and E are not available to teach the last subject.

II. Reasoning is taught by B just after Banking and just before Computer which is taught by D.

(a) If both the statements I and II taken together are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(b) If statement either I or II is sufficient to answer the question.

(c) If both the statements I and II taken together are sufficient to answer the questions.

(d) If statements I is sufficient to answer the question, but statement II by itself is not sufficient to answer the question.

(e) If statement II by itself is sufficient to answer the question, but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.

**2.**Eight friends Sunil, Ravi, Jayant, Kapil, Naren, Shivam, Paresh and Lakshya are seated in a straight line facing north, but not necessarily in the same order.

Ravi sits second to right of Shivam. Shivam sits at one of the extreme ends of the line, then what is the position of

Kapil?

I. Paresh is not an immediate neighbor of Naren and Jayant sit third to the left of Kapil.

II. Only two persons sit between Kapil and Sunil .

(a) If both the statements I and II taken together are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(b) If statement II by itself is sufficient to answer the question, but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.

(c) If statement either I or II is sufficient to answer the question.

(d) If statements I is sufficient to answer the question, but statement II by itself is not sufficient to answer the question.

(e) If both the statements I and II taken together are sufficient to answer the questions.

**Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle, but not necessarily in the same order. Four of them are facing**

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outside and four of them are facing the centre. E faces outside. Both the immediate neighbours of E face the centre. H sits

second to the right of E. B sits third to the left of E. How many people are seated between A and C (counting clockwise

from A)?

I. G sits second to the left of A. B sits third to the right of H and D is not an immediate neighbor of B.

II. F is an immediate neighbor of D. C is an immediate neighbor of G.

(a) If both the statements I and II taken together are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(b) If statement either I or II is sufficient to answer the question.

(c) If both the statements I and II taken together are sufficient to answer the questions.

(d) If statements I is sufficient to answer the question, but statement II by itself is not sufficient to answer the question.

(e) If statement II by itself is sufficient to answer the question, but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.

**4.**Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each in such a way that there is an equal distance

between adjacent persons. In the first row, P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing south. In the 2nd row, A, B,

C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated

in a row faces another member of the other row. Who amongst the following are sitting exactly in the middle of the rows?

I. D sits third to the left of A. P faces an immediate neighbor of D. R sits second to the right of P and E sits immediate right of D.

II. Only one person sits between Q and S. B and E are immediate neighbours.

(a) If statement either I or II is sufficient to answer the question.

(b) If statement II by itself is sufficient to answer the question, but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.

(c) If both the statements I and II taken together are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(d) If statements I is sufficient to answer the question, but statement II by itself is not sufficient to answer the question.

(e) If both the statements I and II taken together are sufficient to answer the questions.

**5.**Six students P, Q, R, S T and V are the top six rankers of the class. No two persons got the same rank. The student who got the highest marks is given rank 1 and the student who got the least marks is given rank 6. who got the 6th rank?

I. Q got less marks than both R and U. P got more marks than T but less than S.

II. Q got the second least rank and U got the second highest rank, R got less marks than P.

(a) If both the statements I and II taken together are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(b) If statement either I or II is sufficient to answer the question.

(c) If both the statements I and II taken together are sufficient to answer the questions.

(d) If statements I is sufficient to answer the question, but statement II by itself is not sufficient to answer the question.

(e) If statement II by itself is sufficient to answer the question, but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question

Answer:

Answer:

1. (c)

2. (a)

3. (a)

4. (d)

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