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# Previous Year Reasoning Questions | 13.07.2017

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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.

Directions (Q. 1-2): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.

A vehicle starts from point P and run 10 km towards North. It takes a right turn and runs 15 km. Now It runs 6 km after taking a left turn. Finally, It takes a left turn, runs 15 km and stops at point Q.

1. How far is point Q with respect to point P?

(a) 16 km
(b) 25 km
(c) 4 km
(d) 0 km
(e) None of these

2. Towards which direction was the vehicle moving before it stopped at point Q?

(a) North
(b) East
(c) South
(d) West
(e) North - West

3. The position of how many digits in the number 54327618 will remain unchanged if the digits within the number are written in ascending order from left to right?

(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of these

4. In a row of 34 students, W is fifth after X from the front and X is 20th from the back. What is the position of W from the front?

(a) 20
(b) 25
(c) 30
(d) 22
(e) None of these

5. What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following series?

TG HU VI JW ?

(a) KY
(b) KX
(c) YK
(d) XK
(e) None of these

SOLUTION

Direction (1-2)

1. (a)
2. (d)

3. (d) 5 4 3 2 7 6 1 8
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Hence, there are three numbers

4. (a) x is 20th from the back.
The position of w from the back is (20-5) = 15th
Hence the position of W from the front is (34-15+1) = 20th

5. 30. (d)

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