# Reasoning sbi po prelims pattern Questions Answers # Reasoning sbi po prelims pattern

1. If Shyam finds that he is fourteenth from the left end and 7 from the right end, then how many mens must be added to the line such that there are 30 mens in the line?
a) 8
b) 10
c) 12
d) 14
e) None of these

Explanation :
13 mens Shyam 6 mens = 20 mens so number of mens to be added = 10

2. In a class of 90 scholars, numbers of mens are twice the number of girls. Shalini is 58th from the left end and there are 20 mens to the right of Shalini, then the number of girls to the left of Shalini?
a) 15
b) 16
c) 17
d) 19
e) None of these

Explanation :
Number of mens = 60 and girls are = 30
(57 scholars) Shyam(20 mens) (12 girls)
So number of girls to the left of Shyam= 30 – 12 -1 = 17

3.In a row of 50 scholars, A is fourteenth from the left end and B is tenth from the right end. How many scholars are there in between A and C if C is eight to the left of B?
a) 14
b) 16
c) 18
d) 20
e) None of these

Explanation :
13 scholars A (18 Scholars) C (7 scholars) B (9 scholars)

4.A number of scholars are standing in a row facing north is such a way that a particular student is nineteenth from both the ends. So find the number of scholars in the class.
a) 36
b) 37
c) 38
d) 39
e) None of these

Explanation :
(18 scholars) BOY (18 scholars) = 18+18+1 = 37

5.In a row of 25 girls, when Neha was shifted by four places towards the left, she become 10th from the left end. What was her earlier position from the right end of the row?
a) 10th
b) 11th
c) 12th
d) 13th
e) None of these

Explanation :
(9 scholars) Neha ***(initial position) (11 scholars)

6.In a queue, P is seventeenth from the front while Q is nineteenth form the last. If R is twenty forth from the front and is exactly in the middle of P and Q. Then find the number of people in the queue.
a) 47
b) 48
c) 49
d) 50
e) None of these

###### (16 people) P and Q (18 people). Since R is exactly in the middle and also 24th from the front so, numberof people between P and R is 6. Similarly between R and Q is 6. So total people = 16 + P + 6 +R + 6 + Q+18 = 49

7.If A ranks seventh in the class. B is tenth from the last. If P is fifth after A and just in the middle of A
and B, then how many scholars are there in the class?
a) 26
b) 28
c) 24
d) 30
e) None of these

Explanation :
(6 scholars) A (4 Scholars) P (4 scholars) B (9 scholars) = 26

I. Directions(Q.No: 1-5)Study the following arrangement to answer the given questions

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1. If all the numbers are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the ninth from the right end?
1.A
2.C
3.X
4.Y
5.O

2.C
Explanation :
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Ninth from the right end – C

2. Which of the following will be the sixth to the left of the fourteenth from the left end of
the above arrangement?
1.Y
2.O
3.U
4.V
5.None of these

4.V
Explanation:
6th to the left of the 14th from the left end –> 8th from the left end sbi po prelims pattern
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3. Which of the following is the fifth to the right of the thirteenth to the left of Q in the given
arrangement?
1.X
2.@
3.U
4.*
5.None of these

1.X
Explanation :
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13th to the left of Q – @
5th to the right of – X

4. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately
preceded by a consonant and immediately followed by a number?
1.None
2.One
3.Two
4.Three
5.Four

2.One
Explanation :
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5. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately
preceded and also immediately followed by a consonant?
1.One
2.Two
3.Three
4.Four
5.None 