SBI Po Prelims Reasoning Syllabus Figure Puzzles

Number Series

[0-4 Questions]

In these types of questions, a series of numbers will be given and the candidate will be asked to identify a wrongly placed number or a missing number in the series. This is explained properly with an example.

Example:

What number should come next in the given series:

6, 10, 7, 11, 8, 12, ….

  1. 13
  2. 16
  3. 11
  4. 9
  5. None of these

Answer : (4)

Reason:

The series is just formed by alternate addition and subtraction as,

6 (+4), 10(-3), 7(+4), 11(-3), 8(+4), 12(-3) i.e. 9.

Figure Puzzles

[1-6 Questions]

In these types of questions figure based questions are asked. Here various type of questions are asked and all those are explained with an example each.

  1. Series completion:

Which figure will come next in the given picture sequence?

Question figure                                   Answer figure

Series completion

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

Answer: (2)

Reason:

The elements inside the box move in a sequence in each step.

2.Mirror images:

Which of the given options closely resembles the mirror image of the question figure?

Mirror images

Answer: (4)

  1. Paper cutting:

Which of the given answer figures closely resembles figure Z in unfolded for

Paper cutting

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. None of these

Answer: (4)

  1. Cubes and Dices:

Which box resembles the question figure X?

Cubes and Dices

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 1 and 4 only
  3. 2 and 4 only
  4. 3 and 4 only
  5. None of these

Answer: (1)