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# PREVIOUS YEAR REASONING QUESTIONS | 03.07.2017

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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.

SBI CLERK PRELIMS – 2016

Directions (1-5): The following questions are based on the five three – digit numbers given below :

684 512 437 385 296
1. If 2 is added to the first digit of each of the numbers how many numbers thus formed will be divisible by three?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of these

2. If all the digits in each of the numbers are arranged in descending order within the number, which of the following will be the highest number in the new arrangement of numbers ?
(a) 684
(b) 385
(c) 296
(d) 437
(e) None of these

3. What will be the resultant number if the second digit of the second lowest number is divided by the third digit of the highest number ?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 0
(d) 1
(e) 4

4. If 1 is added to the first digit and 2 is added to the last digit of each of the numbers then which of the following numbers will be the second highest number?
(a) 385
(b) 684
(c) 437
(d) 296
(e) 512

5. If in each number the first and the second digits are interchanged then which will be the highest number?
(a) 296
(b) 512
(c) 437
(d) 684
(e) 385

SOLUTION

Direction (1-5)
1. (b) Only 385 will be divisible by 3 when added 2 on first digit of each number.
2. (c) 864 521 743 853 962
3. (a) 8÷4=2
4. (e) 786 614 539 487 398

5. (a) 864 152 347 845 926

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