# Exam Paper IBPS Clerk Held on - 11-12-2011 (Reasoning)

# Exam Paper IBPS Clerk - 2011

## (English Language)

**1. In a certain
code ‘TERMINAL’ is written as ‘NSFUMBOJ’ and ‘TOWERS’ is written as ‘XPUTSF’.
How is ‘MATE’ written in that code?**

(1) FUBN

(2) UFNB

(3) BNFU

(4) BNDS

(5) None of these

**2. The positions
of how many digits in the number 5314647 will remain unchanged after the digits
are rearranged in ascending order within the number?**

(1) None

(2) One

(3) Two

(4) Three

(5) More than three

**3. What should
come in place of the questions mark (?) in the following letter series? **

AC EG IK MO ?

(1) PR

(2) QS

(3) QR

(4) PS

**4. 'ERID' is
related to 'DIRE' in the same way as 'RIPE' is related to ________ ?**

(1) EPIR

(2) PERI

(3) EPRI

(4) PEIR

(5) IPRE

**5. How many
meaningful English words can be made with the third, the fifths, the seventh and
the ninth letters of the word 'DOWNGRADED', using each letter only once in each
word?**

(1) None

(2) One

(3) Two

(4) Three

(5) More than three

6-10. In each question below, a group of digits/symbols is given by four combinations of letters numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). You have to find out which of the combinations (1), (2), (3) and (4) correctly represents the group of digit/symbols based on the following coding system and the conditions those follow and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the four combinations correctly represents the groups of digits/symbols, mark (5) i.e., 'None of these' as the answer.

**Digit/Symbol :** 5
9 @ © 3 8 1 $ % 4 2 6 * 7 δ #**Letter Code :** B
E P A K D F H Q I R J U M V T

**Conditions:**

(i) If the first unit in the group is an even digit and the last unit is a symbol, both these are to be coded as the code for the symbol.

(ii) If the first unit in the group is an odd digit and the last unit is an even digit, their codes are to the interchanged.

(iii) If both the first and the last units in the group are symbols, both these are to be coded as 'X'.

**6. @91$26**

(1) JEFHRP

(2) PEFHRP

(3) XEFHRX

(4) PEFHRJ

(5) None of these

**7. 387#©9**

(1) KMDTAE

(2) KDMATE

(3) EDMTAK

(4) KDMTAK

(5) None of these

**8. 4@312**

(1) VPKFRV

(2) VPKFRI

(3) XPKFRX

(4) IPKFRV

(5) None of these

**9. %4187***

(1) QIFDMU

(2) UIFDMQ

(3) XIFDMX

(4) UIFDMU

(5) None of these

**10. 9124 δ 6**

(1) EFRIVJ

(2) JFRIVE

(3) EFRIVE

(4) XFRIVX

(5) None of these

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