### Contents of Administrative Officers (AO) Preliminary & Main Exam Objective Test – Reasoning

This book contains chapter-wise solutions, topic-wise solutions, exercise-wise solutions, and videos.

#### 21 Chapters

- 1. Series
- 2. Coding - Decoding
- 3. Symbol Substitution
- 4. Blood Relation
- 5. Direction Sense
- 6. Statement Analysis
- 7. Sitting Arrangement
- 8. Data Sufficiency
- 9. Coded Inequalities
- 10. Input Interpretations
- 11. Drawing Inference
- 12. Syllogism
- 13. Cause & Effect
- 14. Course of Action
- 15. Distinguishing Argument
- 16. Drawing Conclusions
- 17. Statement Assumptions
- 18. Cubes and Dice
- 19. Figure Series
- 20. Analogies or Relationships
- 21. Classification or Odd-One Out

#### 4 Topics

Letter Series

Repeat Series

Number Series

Mixed Series

#### 1 Topics

Coding - Decoding

#### 1 Topics

Symbol Substitution

#### 1 Topics

Statement Analysis

#### 1 Topics

Sitting Arrangement

#### 1 Topics

Coded Inequalities

#### 1 Topics

Input Interpretations

#### 1 Topics

Drawing Inference

#### 1 Topics

Course of Action

#### 1 Topics

Distinguishing Argument

#### 1 Topics

Drawing Conclusions

#### 1 Topics

Statement Assumptions

#### 1 Topics

Analogies or Relationships

#### 1 Topics

Classification or Odd-One Out

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## Practise Questions with Solutions from the Administrative Officers (AO) Preliminary & Main Exam Objective Test – Reasoning

- (a)$5$
- (b)$24$
- (c)$25$
- (d)$80$
- (e)None of these.

**Hint**

$a\times b$ will be replaced by $a+b$.

**Solution:**

First we have to change the symbol as per the following-:

$\times =+$

$-=\xf7$

$+=\times $

$\xf7=-$

Then the given equation will be $20+6-6+4$

Solving as per BODMAS rule, we get,

$20+4=24$Thus, option E is the correct answer.

- (a)$79$
- (b)$-11$
- (c)$91$
- (d)$-48.5$
- (e)
None of these

**Hint**

Change the symbols and then, simplify according to BODMAS rule.

**Solution:**

Given expression,

$4+11\xf75-50=?$

First, we have to interchange the symbol as per the following-$+\Rightarrow \times \phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}-\Rightarrow +\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\xf7\Rightarrow -\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\times \Rightarrow \xf7$

Then the equation becomes,

$4\times 11-5+50=?$

Solving using BODMAS rule, we get,

$44-5+50=?\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}94-5=?\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}89=?$

Hence, the correct answer is None of these.

- (a)$8$
- (b)$36$
- (c)$52$
- (d)$0$
- (e)$16$

**Hint**

Interchange the letters with the numbers as directed in the question to obtain a new equation and then solve according to the BODMAS rule.

**Solution:**

Given equation,

Substituting the values of P, J, L, M as per the information given in the question.

M $\times $ J $\xf7$ L $+$ J =?

We get,$24\times 4\xf78+4$

By solving the equation using the BODMAS rule, we get,

$=24\times 0.5+4\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=12+4\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=16$

Hence, the correct answer is $16.$

- (a)A > C
- (b)A + B > 2D
- (c)A + B > 2C
- (d)A + B > 2E
- (e)D + B < 2C

**Hint**

On comparing both the statements we get, A + B > C + D > B + E = 2C.

**Solution:**

We have to analyse the equation separately and form a common relation between them.

The relation that we generate is:

A + B > C + D > B + E = 2CHence, we can conclude that A+B > 2C

Thus, option C is the correct answer.

- (a)A+D >B + E
- (b)A+D >B+C
- (c)A + B > 2D
- (d)B+D > C + E
- (e)A + D < B+C

**Hint**

After analyzing both the equation we didn't find any common relation between them. So analyze options.

**Solution:**

In this type of question, we have to form only one equation using every equation after finding a common relation between them.

EQUATION I. A+D > C + E.

EQUATION II. B + E > C + D or 2BSince the relation between equation, I and equation II is not clear it is however certain that A + D > B+ C

(combination with C is < A + D).Hence, option B is correct.

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- (a)Brother
- (b)Nephew
- (c)Uncle
- (d)Son-in-law

**Hint**

Uncle is either father's or mother's brother.

**Solution:**

According to the given information in the question, it is clear that,

Father of my uncle– My Grandfather

Daughter of my Grandfather– My Mother/Aunt

Son of Mother/Aunt- Brother/Cousin

So, the boy is the girl’s brother.

Hence, the option (A) is correct.

- (a)Brother
- (b)Uncle
- (c)Cousin
- (d)Father

**Hint**

Only son of my mother is me.

**Solution:**

According to the given information in the question, it is clear that,

Only son of my mother– Myself

From the given statements following tree diagram can be drawn.

So, Suresh is the father of boy.

Hence, the option D is correct.

- (a)
$$M$-$N$\times $C$+$F

- (b)F$-$C$+$N$\times $M
- (c)N$+$M$-$F$\times $C
- (d)M$\times $N$-$C$+$F

**Hint**

In the required expression, N and C are siblings.

**Solution:**

According to the question, we have to find an expression in which C is the son of M.

So, C must be a male member and M can be his mother or father.

In the first and third expressions, M is the female member.

In the second expression, the gender of M is not defined.

Now, from the fourth expression

M $\times $ N $-$ C $+$ F,‘M$\times $N’ means M is the father of N.

‘N$-$C’ means N is the sister of C.

‘C$+$F’ means C is the brother of F.

From the given expression, the following family tree diagram can be drawn,

Therefore, C is the son of M.

Hence, the expression M$\times $N$-$C$+$F is true.

- (a)Brother
- (b)Sister
- (c)Nephew
- (d)Cannot be determined

**Hint**

The gender of D is not known.

**Solution:**

According to the question,

In the above family tree, "$+$" represents male and "$-$" represents female.

A is the brother of B and B is the sister of C that means A is the brother of C.

C is the father of D that means A is the uncle of D.

If D is a male, the answer is Nephew.

If D is female, the answer is Niece.

As gender is not defined for D, the relation between D and A cannot be determined.

So, option (D) is correct.

- (a)Q $-$ N $+$ M $\times $ P
- (b)P $+$ S $\times $ N $-$ Q
- (c)P $-$ M $+$ N $\times $ Q
- (d)Q $-$ S $\%$ P

**Hint**

P is the maternal uncle of N and Q.

**Solution:**

According to the question,

In the option P $-$ M $+$ N $\times $ Q,

P $-$ M means P is the brother of M.

M $+$ N means M is the mother of N.

N $\times $ Q means N is the sister of Q.

From the given statements, the following tree diagram can be drawn:

In the above family tree, "$+$" represents male and "$-$" represents female.

Therefore, P is the maternal uncle of Q.

So, option C is correct.

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

**Hint**

During morning if a person is facing north then his/her shadow will be towards his/her left (i.e. towards west)

**Solution:**

During morning if a person is facing north then his/her shadow will be towards his/her left (i.e. towards west)

Similarly, in the morning if a person is facing south, then his/her shadow will be towards his/her right (i.e. towards west)

Since Vishal shadow was towards the left of Urmilla, Vishal is facing south and Urmilla is facing north.

Hence, North is the correct answer.

- (a)north-east
- (b)north-west
- (c)south-east
- (d)south-west

**Hint**

Rotation of actual directions is by ${135}^{0}$.

**Solution:**

According to the question, south-east becomes north and north-east becomes west that means the rotation of actual directions is in the clockwise direction by ${135}^{0}$.

Hence, it is clear from the diagrams that the new name of west will be south-east. As it can be seen from the figure that each direction has been rotated by an angle of ${135}^{0}$ in clockwise direction, so clearly west will become south-east.

Thus, South-east is the correct answer.

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

**Hint**

The points $9$ and $3$ are opposite to each other in a clock.

**Solution:**

According to the question, at $6PM$, the hour hand points in the north direction as shown in the below diagram. We have to find out the direction of minute hand at $9:15PM$.

Now, as per the below diagram, the hour hand and minute hand moves in clockwise direction Eventually, the hour hand stopped at $9$ and minute hand at $3$, so that the clock can show $9:15PM$.

Now, with respect to reference of the directions, we can say that the minute hand is pointed towards the west at $9:15PM$.

Hence, option D is correct.

- (a)$15$ m West
- (b)$30$ m East
- (c)$30$ m West
- (d)$45$ m East

**Hint**

Starting and ending point of Rakesh lie on horizontal line.

**Solution:**

According to the question, Rakesh walked $20$ m towards the north. Then he turned right i.e. towards the east and walks $30$ m. Then he turns right i.e. towards the south and walks $35$ m. Then he turns left i.e. towards the east and walks $15$ m.

Finally, he turns left i.e. towards the north and walks $15$ m.

As per the given question and above diagram, Rakesh travelled in south direction by $35$ m, and $20$ m and $15$ m in the north direction.

Therefore, the distance of the starting point from the endpoint is:

$30+15=45$ m towards the east.

Thus, option D is the correct answer.

- (a)32 m, South
- (b)47 m, East
- (c)42 m, North
- (d)27 m, South

**Hint**

After taking two consecutive left turns, john will be in vertical direction passing through X.

**Solution:**

According to question, from the point X, John walked 15 towards west. He turned left and walked 20 m. He then turned to left and walked 15 m. After this he turned to his right and walked 12 m, all his travelled path is shown in a diagram below:

After taking consecutive left turn for 20 m and 15 m respectively, the john will be in same vertical line at point C as shown, passing through X and which is in south with respect to X. After reaching C, he moved in south directions by 12 m that means the final position of john is in south direction with respect to X.

Therefore, distance of D from X is 20 m + 12 m = 32 m in south direction.

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- (a)If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (b)If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement l alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (c)If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
- (d)If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (e)If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Hint**

There are seven days in a week and 31 days in the month of March.

**Solution:**

From I, we can conclude that 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th of March were Sundays that year. So, the last Sunday fell on 26th.

From II, we can conclude that 31st of March was a Friday. Thus, 26th of March was the last Sunday of the month.

Hence, data in either statement I or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the given question.

- (a)If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (b)If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement l alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (c)If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
- (d)If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (e)If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Hint**

We need to know the year of birth of at least one person for comparison.

**Solution:**

According to question, we have to find the year of birth of Raju.

As per statement I, Raju at present is 25 years younger to his mother. However, the year of birth of the mother is not given. Therefore, statement I is not sufficient to answer the given question.

As per statement II, Raju's brother was born in 1964 and is 35 years younger than his mother. This means that Raju's brother is 35 – 25 = 10 years younger than Raju. Therefore, Raju was born 10 years before 1964, i.e. 1954.

Hence, both statements are necessary to answer the given question.

- (a)If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (b)If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement l alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (c)If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
- (d)If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (e)If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Hint**

Statement II is immaterial to the given question as K and J does not have anything to do with M's children.

**Solution:**

According to question, we have to find the number of children that M has.

From I, we conclude that H is the only daughter of M. But it does not indicate that M has no sons. Therefore, statement I is not necessary to answer the given question.

As per statement II, K and J are the brothers of M, which is completely immaterial to the question given.

Hence, both statements are not sufficient to answer the given question.

- (d)If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (e)If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Hint**

Company has only one product and that is A. Use this to find the total sale of the company.

**Solution:**

According to the question, we have to find the total sale of the company.

As per statement II, the company has only one product line that means it sells only one product and as per statement I, that product is A.

Now, as per statement I, the company sold $8000$ units of product A, each at a price of Rs $25$.

Therefore, the total sale of the company $=$ $8000\times 25=\text{Rs}200000$

Therefore, both statements are required to answer the given question.

- (a)If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in stateinent II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (d)If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
- (e)If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Hint**

Weight of one rod = Weight of three rods — Weight of two rods

**Solution:**

From I, we conclude that,

The weight of each rod = ($4\times 5$) kg = $20$ kg.

So, the total weight of $10$ rods = $20\times 10=200$ kg

From II, we conclude that,

The weight of each rod = (weight of $3$ rods) — (weight of $2$ rods) = $20$kg

So, the total weight of $10$ rods = $20\times 10$ = $200$ kg

Hence, either statement I or II is sufficient to answer the given question.

Therefore, the data in either of the statements is sufficient.

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- (a)If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;
- (b)If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect;
- (c)If both the statements. I and II are independent causes:
- (d)If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes;
- (e)If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

**Hint**

Statement I and statement II have different causes.

**Solution:**

The increase in the crude oil price in the international market must be because of a cause. So it is an effect. Statement II can't be a cause for statement I as the domestic prices remained unchanged. Cause of statement II can't be a cause for statement I as domestic prices not change.

- (a)If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;
- (b)If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect;
- (c)If both the statements. I and II are independent causes:
- (d)If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes;
- (e)If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

**Hint**

Statement II cause is not same as for statement I.

**Solution:**

tea export surpassing is an effect of high demand in European market. Coffee demand has increased because of some cause and increase in demand of coffee is the effect. It has nothing to do with demand in European market.

- (a)If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;
- (b)If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect;
- (c)If both the statements. I and II are independent causes:
- (d)If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes;
- (e)If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

**Hint**

One of them is cause for other.

**Solution:**

The parents' protest against high fees being charged by the institutions led the government to interfere and fix the fees at a more affordable level. Protest was the reason for lowering of fees.

- (a)If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;
- (b)If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect;
- (c)If both the statements. I and II are independent causes:
- (d)If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes;
- (e)If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

**Hint**

Statement I and II are not independent.

**Solution:**

The inability of the small banks to compete with the bigger ones shall not ensure security and good service to the customers, which is an essential concomitant that has to be looked into by the Reserve Bank. Statement I seems to be a remedial step for the same.

- (a)
If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;

- (b)
If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect; i

- (c)If both the statements. I and II are independent causes:
- (d)If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes;
- (e)If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

**Hint**

Statement I is not a cause of statement II.

**Solution:**

Closing the schools for a week and the parents withdrawing their wards from the local schools are independent issues, which must have been triggered by different individual causes. For both of them, the reason is unknown. Both the statements are not a result of each other.

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- (a)If only 1 follows
- (b)If only II follows
- (c)If either I or II follows
- (d)If neither I nor II follows
- (e)If both I and II follows

**Hint**

The action should be needed by government in case of flood situation.

**Solution:**

In the break- out of a natural calamity, the basic duty of the Governments becomes to provide the basic amenities essential to save the lives of people and cattle providing financial assistance to all would put undue burden on the countries resources. So, only II follows

- (a)If only 1 follows
- (b)If only II follows
- (c)If either I or II follows
- (d)If neither I nor II follows
- (e)If both I and II follows

**Hint**

The action that is best suited to prevent persons from dengue fever.

**Solution:**

Clearly, prevention from mosquitoes are two ways to prevent dengue. So, both the course follows

- (a)If only 1 follows
- (b)If only II follows
- (c)If either I or II follows
- (d)If neither I nor II follows
- (e)If both I and II follows

**Hint**

The action should be taken place which increase the earnings of the airline.

**Solution:**

According to the given statement, we can say that kingfisher airlines is facing huge financial losses.

So, for gaining profits, income should be increased and unnecessary expenses must be cut down.

So, course of action I is true.

Providing an amount of Rs. 300 will not solve their financial problem.

Hence, the correct answer is only I follows.

- (a)If only 1 follows
- (b)If only II follows
- (c)If either I or II follows
- (d)If neither I nor II follows
- (e)if both I and II follows

**Hint**

When a new rule is issued by any higher authority, lower authorities should have to follow it.

**Solution:**

The Statement mention that the commercial bank violet a directive issued by the RBI. The remedy is only to make the banks implements the Act. So, none of the course follows.

- (a)If only 1 follows
- (b)If only II follows
- (c)If either I or II follows
- (d)
if neither I nor II follows

- (e)If both I and II follows

**Hint**

Action should be taken place by which the persons should not uses dirty water.

**Solution:**

The situation demands creating awareness among people about the danger of drinking polluted water so that they themselves refrain from the same and at the same time taking step to provide safe drinking water.So, both the course follows.

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- (a)5
- (b)2
- (c)3
- (d)6
- (e)
None of these

**Hint**

Think about the difference between standard dice and non-standard dice.

**Solution:**

The given two dice is a standard dice and in standard dice sum of opposite faces are always 7.

So,1 will be opposite to 6 (1+6=7)

3 will be opposite to 4 (3+4=7)Similarly, 2 will be opposite to 5.

- (a)1
- (b)2
- (c)5
- (d)6
- (e)None of these

**Hint**

Look for the number which is missing from the dice.

**Solution:**

The position of any one face is commoner than lift face are opposite to each other

So, when 4 is at bottomer than 1 is at top

3 is opposite to 5, 2 is opposite to 6

Similarly, 1 is opposite to 4.

- (a)$4$
- (b)$8$
- (c)$12$
- (d)$16$
- (e)None of these.

**Hint**

Look for the cubes (smaller cubes out of the bigger one) which has only two surface colour with red and green and remaining surfaces are unpainted.

**Solution:**

Here the total number of small cubes are 64.

Therefore, n^{3 }$=64$ ; n $=$ $4$

We have to find the total number of cubes have only red and green face, i.e. it is a two face colour cube.

For two face colour cubes, we solved by ${\left(n-2\right)}^{3}$.

So, here n $=4$. Therefore,${\left(4-2\right)}^{3}=8$

Hence, by formula we get the answer to be 8.

- (a)a
- (b)c
- (c)e
- (d)b
- (e)None of these

**Hint**

Visualize a Rubik's cube.

**Solution:**

Opposite of a = c

Opposite of b = d

Opposite of e = f

So, when (C) on top then (A) on bottom.

- (a)$8$
- (b)$6$
- (c)$5$
- (d)$10$
- (e)None of these

**Hint**

Some of cubes are hidden behind in each column.

**Solution:**

According to the given figure,

In every column, we have a different number of cubes as some cubes are hidden.

By assigning numbers to each column, we getColumn 1 → only 1 cube.

Column 2 → has 2 cubes.

Column 3 → has 3 cubes.

Column 4 → has 2 cubes.

Column 5 → only 1 cube.

Column 6 → only 1 cube

So the total number of cubes are :

$=(3\times 1)+(2\times 2)+(1\times 3)\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=3+4+3\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=10$

Hence, the correct answer is $10.$

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- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

Move the figure in clockwise direction.

**Solution:**

By observing the figures carefully, we can analyse that in every alternate figure all the four elements are moved in a clockwise direction.

Hence, figure A is the correct answer.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

Check the movement of the elements.

**Solution:**

According to the given series, we can say that the symbol $\uparrow $ is rotating one step clockwise in each figure, and the adjacent element $\mathrm{C}$ is also moving one step clockwise.

So, in the required figure, we get both these elements at the bottom edge of the square.Hence, the correct answer is figure B.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

The shape is rotated $90\xb0$ clockwise.

**Solution:**

In the given figures, the shape is rotated $90\xb0$clockwise and the element attached to its top left side is replaced by new element.

So, by applying the same pattern as below we get figure D as the correct answer.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D

**Hint**

Analyse the given figures carefully and find out the pattern applied to find the next figure in the series.

**Solution:**

From the figures given we can observe the following pattern:

Figure I to II : ‘o’ forwarded $3$ steps in the clockwise direction

Figure II to III : ‘o’ moved to the centre and ‘*’ forwarded $3$ steps in clockwise direction

Figure III to IV→ ‘*’ moved to the centre and ‘?’ forwarded $3$ steps clockwise and so on.

So, by applying the same pattern we get figure D as the correct answer.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

Analyse the given figures carefully and find out the pattern applied to find the next figure in the series.

**Solution:**

By analysing the figures we can observe that,

The triangle is moved half and one step anticlockwise alternately and turned anticlockwise at each step.

Hence, the correct answer is figure B.

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- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

Figures are appearing consecutively along with rotation of figure.

**Solution:**

According to the pattern,

The element in the top left corner is turned ${90}^{\mathrm{o}}$clockwise and moved to the bottom right.

The element in the top right corner is turned ${90}^{\mathrm{o}}$clockwise and moved to the bottom left position.

The element in the Centre is turned ${180}^{\mathrm{o}}$clockwise and moved to the top left corner position.

The element in the bottom left corner is laterally inverted and move to the middle position.

And the element in the bottom right is turned ${90}^{\mathrm{o}}$clockwise and move to the top right position.

So, the next figure that will come in the following series is B.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

Figures are appearing consecutively along with rotation of figure.

**Solution:**

According to the pattern,

The element in the top left corner is turned $90\xb0$anticlockwise and moved to the Centre.

The element in the Centre is turned $90\xb0$ clockwise and moved to the bottom left corner position.

The element in the bottom left corner is laterally inverted and move to the top right corner position.

And the element in the top right corner is laterally inverted and move to the bottom right corner position.

So, the next figure that will come in the following series is C.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

A shaded circle appears alternatively.

**Solution:**

According to the pattern,

The first figure is turned $135\xb0$ clockwise.

The inner element is moved out towards the base.

The black circle is shaded and a circle is added on its opposite side to get the second figure.

So, the next figure that will come in the following series is A.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

Except one, all the curves are turned to the other side.

**Solution:**

According to the pattern,

The arcs in the first figure except the one on the left bottom are turned to the other side to get the second figure.

In the next figure, the same methodology applied.

So, the next figure that will come in the following series is E.

- (a)A
- (b)B
- (c)C
- (d)D
- (e)E

**Hint**

Circle and rectangle alternatively along with rotation of figure.

**Solution:**

According to the pattern,

The element in the top left corner is turned $45\xb0$ anticlockwise and moved to the bottom left position.

The element in the centre is laterally inverted and moved to the top left corner position.

The element in the bottom left corner is laterally inverted and move to the middle position.

And the element in the top right corner is laterally inverted and move to the bottom right corner position.

So, the next figure that will come in the following series is B.

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### Importance of Administrative Officers (AO) Preliminary & Main Exam Objective Test – Reasoning

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## Why is the Administrative Officers (AO) Preliminary & Main Exam Objective Test – Reasoning Important?

Exam Name |
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NICL AO Prelims |

LIC ADO Mains |

South Indian Bank Clerk |

ESIC SSO Preliminary Exam |

UIIC Assistant Mains |

Bihar Cooperative Bank Assistant Manager Mains |

LIC ADO Prelims |

NIACL AO Prelims |

NIACL Assistant Prelims |

LIC AAO Mains |

Bihar Cooperative Bank Assistant Mains |

NIACL Assistant Mains Exam |

LIC Assistant Prelims |

LIC AAO Prelims |

LIC Assistant Mains |