Reasoning Ability for IBPS, SBI, RBI, IPPB, LIC exams

1. What should come in place of the question mark?
AD, EI, JO, PV, ?
1. VD
2. WC
3. WD
4. VE
5. VD
2. In a certain language Math is coded as 6. Then what will be the code for SEE?
1. 5
2. 3
3. 10
4. 11
5. 9
3. Which letter comes halfway between K and W?
1. O
2. P
3. Q
4. R
5. S
4. Suppose the first and the second letters in the word AUTHENTICATION were interchanged, also, the third and the fourth letters and the fifth and the sixth and so on. Which would be the eighth letter from the right?
1. A
2. T
3. I
4. E
5. N
5. If the first nine letters of alphabets were moved and placed exactly above the last nine letters, which letter would be exactly above V?
1. E
2. F
3. D
4. C
5. G
6. In a certain language CHINESE is written as FTFOHGB. Then how will PERCEPTION will be written in that language?
1. DBQDOOPJUQ
2. ODQBDQUJPO
3. QUJPOODQBD
4. OPJUQDBQDO
5. OPJUQDBQDO
7. If P is the mother of Q and R, And S is the husband of R. Then how is S related to P?
1. Mother in Law
2. Son in Law
3. Sister in Law
4. Brother in Law
5. Cannot be determined
8. A walks 5 km northward and then turns left and walks 3 km. He again turns left and walks 5 km and towards his his right and starts walking straight. In which direction is he walking now?
1. North
2. East
3. West
4. South
5. None of these
9. Pick the odd one out.
1. 81
2. 49
3. 64
4. 124
5. 144
10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way. Find the one that doesn't belong to the group.
1. Doctor
2. Pupil
3. Pilot
4. Lawyer
5. Mechanic

1. 3
2. 4
3. 3
4. 3
5. 1
6. 5
7. 2
8. 3
9. 4
10. 2
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Boats and Streams

Formulas

Speed = Distance/Time
D = S ✖ T
1. Speed of the boat/man in still water = U
2. Speed of the river/current = V
3. Speed downstream = U + V
4. Speed upstream = U - V
5. Time downstream = D / (U+V)
6. Time upstream = D / (U-V)

Problems

1. A boat can travel with a speed of 12 kmph in still water. If the speed of the stream is 6 kmph, find the time taken by the boat to go 72 km down stream.
1. 2 hrs
2. 3 hrs
3. 4 hr
4. None of these
2. A boat can travel along with the stream with a speed of 20 kmph. The speed of the river is 5 kmph. What is the speed of the boat against the current?
1. 5 kmph
2. 10 kmph
3. 15 kmph
4. 8 kmph
3. A man rows 13 km upstream and 28 km downstream in 5 hr each. What is the speed of the river?
1. 1.5 kmph
2. 2 kmph
3. 2.5 kmph
4. 3 kmph
4. If a man rows at 6 kmph in still water and 4.5 kmph against the current, then his rate of rowing along the current is?
1. 9.5 kmph
2. 5. 25 kmph
3. 7.5 kmph
4. 9 kmph
5. A boat running upstream takes 9 hrs to cover a certain distance. It takes 6 hours to cover the same distance downstream. What is the ratio of the speed of the boat and speed of the river?
1. 3 : 2
2. 2 : 5
3. 5 : 1
4. 1 : 3

1. 3
2. 2
3. 1
4. 3
5. 3

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