# Reasoning Twisted Ones for IBPS/BOB Exams

This year we've observed major changes in Banking examination's pattern and level. Reasoning especially has surprised many students in SBI Exams as it came packed with a punch. And as not many days are left for IBPS PO and BOB Exams, there comes a need to step up the level of preparation as well.

And to meet the need of the hour, here we give you Twisted Ones of Reasoning.

Directions(1-6): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

There are seven friends named Gaurav, Saurabh, Swati, Ayan, Shubham, Osheen, Nikhil from different cities Bangalore, Amritsar, Lucknow, Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Kolkata. They are attending a gathering endorsing shoes of Nike, Lotto, Lancer, Sparx, Puma, Adidas and Reebok. They are bringing balloons of different colours to the gather, from a vivid range of Orange, Red, Yellow, Blue, Amber, Indigo, Pink. Shubham is wearing Sparx shoes and he’ll be bringing balloons of a colour whose initial is a vowel but not ‘A’. The one wearing Lancer is not bringing Blue and Pink balloons and is from a metropolitan city. Osheen does not wear Reebok and Lotto and is bringing Blue balloons. Gaurav will not bring Yellow and Pink balloons. Ayan from Delhi wears Adidas. Saurabh is from Lucknow and does not wear Nike. Nikhil wears either Puma or Lotto but Saurabh does not wear Lotto. Person bringing yellow balloon is not from Amritsar and Delhi. Person from Jaipur is bringing Indigo balloon. And the one from Chandigarh will bring Pink balloon wearing Reebok shoes. The person wearing Nike is from either Kolkata or Jaipur. Ayan is bringing Orange balloons and the person wearing Lotto brings Amber.

Q1. Who among the following is going to Bangalore?
(a) Osheen
(b) Ayan
(c) Gaurav
(d) Swati

Q2. Who among the following is bringing Yellow balloons?
(a) Nikhil
(b) Swati
(c) Shubham
(d) Saurabh
(e) None of these

Q3. If Gaurav is Saurabh, Ayan is Nikhil, Swati is Osheen, Osheen is Shubham, Saurabh is Ayan, Shubham is Gaurav and Nikhil is Swati. Who among the following does not wear Addidas or Lotto shoes and does not bring Red or Indigo balloon?
(a) Nikhil
(b) Swati
(c) Ayan
(d) Saurabh
(e) Gaurav

Q4. Assuming that mother of the one wearing Reebok brings Blue balloons and is the sibling of the person from Delhi whose father and uncle is, Gaurav and the person from Lucknow respectively.  Who among the following is wearing Lancer shoes?
(a) Swati’s Grandfather
(b) Gaurav’s Grandfather
(c) Osheen’s Grandfather
(d) Nikhil’s Grandfather

Q5. If all the persons are arranged in the alphabetical order of cities they are from and are given balloons in alphabetical order (arranging balloons in alphabetical order from the types, they were supposed to bring). Who among the following will bring Pink balloon?
(a) Ayan
(b) Swati
(c) Saurabh
(d) Nikhil
(e) None of these

Q6. Which among the following combination is correct?
(a) Swati- Pink- Chandigarh
(b) Osheen- Yellow- Lancer
(c) Gaurav- Indigo- Jaipur
(d) Nikhil- Delhi- Lotto
(e) None of these

Directions (7-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions asked:
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line words and number, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is the illustration of input and re-arrangement-

Input: PAN 637 EAR 631 AXE 800 117 DIP ASK 248 OAT 307
Step I: EAR PAN 637 631 AXE 800 117 DIP ASK 248 OAT 307
Step II: EAR 307 PAN 637 631 AXE 800 117 DIP ASK 248 OAT
Step III: EAR 307 DIP PAN 637 631 AXE 800 117 ASK 248 OAT
Step IV: EAR 307 DIP 631 PAN 637 AXE 800 117 ASK 248 OAT
Step V: EAR 307 DIP 631 AXE PAN 637 800 117 ASK 248 OAT
Step VI: EAR 307 DIP 631 AXE 117 PAN 637 800 ASK 248 OAT
Step VII: EAR 307 DIP 631 AXE 117 ASK PAN 637 800 248 OAT
Step VIII: EAR 307 DIP 631 AXE 117 ASK 637 PAN 800 248 OAT
Step IX: EAR 307 DIP 631 AXE 117 ASK 637 PAN 248 800 OAT
Step X: EAR 307 DIP 631 AXE 117 ASK 637 PAN 248 OAT 800

This is the final arrangement and step X is the last step for this input

Input: DEN ADD 617 AGE 599 148 CAE 300 OAK CUE 153 123

Q7. What will be fourth step for the input given above?
(a) ADD 599 CAE DEN 617 AGE 148 300 OAK CUE 153 123
(b) ADD 599 CAE 617 DEN AGE 148 300 OAK CUE 153 123
(c) ADD 599 CAE 617 AGE DEN 148 300 OAK CUE 153 123
(d) ADD 599 CAE 617 AGE 123 DEN 153 OAK 148 300 CUE
(e) None of these

Q8. How many steps will be required to get the final output for the given input?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Six
(d) None of these
(e) Five

Q9. Which of the following would the 8th element from right end in step VI?
(a) 617
(b) 123
(c) AGE
(d) DEN
(e) None

Q10. Which of the following would be the 8th element from left end in step VII?
(a) 153
(b) DEN
(c) 148
(d) 300
(e) There is no such step.

Directions(11-12): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Pole M is 50m to the west of P, which is 35m to the south of K. Pole V is exactly between Pole M and P. R is to the west of K and to the north of V.

Q11. What is the distance between R and V?
(a) 25m
(b) 35m
(c) 40m
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q12. In which direction is K with respect to M?
(a) North
(b) East
(c) Southwest
(d) Northeast
(e) None of these

Directions (13-14): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A family consists of seven members J, L, W, Q, S, U and X. U is married to W, who is not mother of L. S is brother of U, who is mother of L. X is daughter of W, who is father-in-law of Q. S is son of J. Q is not a male.

Q13. How is J related to X?
(a) Grandfather
(b) Father
(c) Grandmother
(d) Either (a) or (c)
(e) Uncle

Q14. How is Q related of L?
(a) Wife
(b) Husband
(c) Sister
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q15. Statement: Government of India’s Smart City mission is facing a serious hurdle as not even a single state has submitted its smart-city plan to the Union urban development ministry.
Which of the following may be probable reason(s) for no submission of smart-city plan by the states?
(A) Non-availability of free land with the states.
(B) States not having sufficient fund to develop smart city
(C) Strict environmental laws imposed by the Central Government
(a) Only C and A
(b) Only B and C
(c) Only A and B
(d) Only B and D
(e) Only C and D