## Monday, 19 September 2016

### 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 Examsthere 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 (1-3): 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: 923 567 QGF 639 AAN RKC 111 TKA 132 OLP 258 BOB
Step I: AAN 923 567 QGF 639 RKC 111 TKA 132 OLP 258 BOB
Step II: AAN 132 923 567 QGF 639 RKC 111 TKA OLP 258 BOB
Step III: AAN 132 BOB 923 567 QGF 639 RKC 111 TKA OLP 258
Step IV: AAN 132 BOB 111 923 567 QGF 639 RKC TKA OLP 258
Step V: AAN 132 BOB 111 QGF 923 567 639 RKC TKA OLP 258
Step VI: AAN 132 BOB 111 QGF 258 923 567 639 RKC TKA OLP
Step V: AAN 132 BOB 111 QGF 258 RKC 923 567 639 TKA OLP
Step VI: AAN 132 BOB 111 QGF 258 RKC 567 923 639 TKA OLP
Step VII: AAN 132 BOB 111 QGF 258 RKC 567 TKA 923 639 OLP
Step VII: AAN 132 BOB 111 QGF 258 RKC 567 TKA 639 923 OLP
Step VIII: AAN 132 BOB 111 QGF 258 RKC 567 TKA 639 OLP 923
Step IX: BZO 3 CNC 5 RFG 6 SJD 7 UJB 11 PKQ 13
Step X: BZO CNC PKQ RFG SJD UJB 3 5 6 11 13

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

Input: NEW 620 135 HAN 912 BIL MZD 543

Q1. What will be fifth step for the input given above?
BIL 135 NEW 620 MZD 912HAN 543
BIL MZD 912 135 NEW HAN 543 620
BIL 135 HAN 543 NEW 620 MZD 912
BIL 135 HAN 543 NEW 620 912 MZD
None of these

Q2. What will be eighth step for the input given above?
BIL 135 HAN 543 NEW 620 912 MZD
CMH ZIO 1 2 ODX 3 NAE 4
CHM 4 IZO 6 ODX 7 NAE 15
None of these
There is no such step

Q3. Which of the following would the 5th element from right end in step VI?
BIL
IZO
543
4
None of these

Directions (Q.4-9): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions: Eight persons working in different organisations, vizUNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, WORLD BANK, IMF, Asian Development Bank, New Development Bank and OPEC, are sitting of two parallel rows containing four people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1 John Mathew, Ananya Kapoor, C. Ellar and Tasiq Ahmed are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2 Anu Sharma, SS Mundra, Ravi Kumarand Reynolds Owinare seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. (All the information given above does not necessarily represent the order of seating as in the final arrangement.) C. Ellar sits second to right of the person from OPEC. Ravi Kumar is an immediate neighbour of the person who faces the person from OPEC. Only one person sits between Ravi Kumar and the person from WORLD BANK. The immediate neighbour of the person from WORLD BANK faces the person from WHO. The person from UNESCO faces the person from Asian Development Bank. Ravi Kumar is not from Asian Development Bank. Anu Sharma is not from WORLD BANK. Anu Sharma does not face the person from OPEC. SS Mundra faces the person from IMF. The one who faces Reynolds Owin sits to the immediate left of John Mathew. Ananya Kapoor does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. The person form OPEC does not face the person from UNICEF.

Q4. Which of the following is true regarding John Mathew?
The person from UNESCO faces John Mathew
The person from OPEC is an immediate neighbour of John Mathew
John Mathew faces the person who sits second to the right of Ravi Kumar
John Mathew is from Asian Development Bank
John Mathew sits at one of the extreme ends of the line

Q5. Who is seated between Ravi Kumar and the person from WORLD BANK?
The person form Asian Development Bank
Anu Sharma
SS Mundra
The person from UNICEF
Reynolds Owin

Q6. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
Tasiq Ahmed and the person from WORLD BANK
The persons from New Development Bankof UNESCO
The persons from IMF and Anu Sharma
The persons from UNICEF and Tasiq Ahmed
C.Ellar, SS Mundra

Q7. Who amongst the following faces the person from OPEC?
The person form New Development Bank
Anu Sharma
Ravi Kumar
The persons form UNICEF and Tasiq Ahmed
The person from WHO

Q8. If Anu Sharma is related to IMF in the same way as Ananya Kapoor is related to WORLD BANK based on the given arrangement. Who amongst the following is Tasiq Ahmed related to, following the same pattern?
UNICEF
WHO
OPEC
New Development Bank
Asian Development Bank

Q9.Who among the following sits in front of Ananya Kapoor?
Reynolds Owin
John Mathew
Anu Sharma
Ravi Kumar
None of these

Directions (Q.10-15): Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people Jeevan Kumar, Arundhati Rai, Renuka Singh, Kavita Malhotra,Bhoomi Pillai, Rajesh Pant and Tanmay Arora live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz Delhi, Haridwar, Pune, Jaipur, Haldwani, Kanpur and Amritsar but not necessarily in the same order. Only three people live above the floor on which Jeevan Kumar lives. Only one person lives between Jeevan Kumar and the one travelling to Kanpur. Rajesh Pant lives immediately below the one travelling to Haridwar. The one travelling to Haridwar lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Kanpur and Pune.Bhoomi Pillai lives immediately above Renuka Singh.Bhoomi Pillai is not travelling to Pune. Only two people live between Arundhati Rai and the one travelling to Haldwani. The one travelling to Haldwani lives below the floor on which Arundhati Rai lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immediately below Arundhati Rai. Kavita Malhotra does not live immediately above or immediately below Jeevan Kumar. Tanmay Arora does not travel to Jaipur.

Q10. Which of the following is true with respect to Tanmay Arora as per the given information?
The one who lives immediately below Tanmay Arora is travelling to Haridwar
Tanmay Arora lives one floor number 7.
Tanmay Arora lives immediately belowBhoomi Pillai.
Tanmay Arora lives on the lowermost floor.
Tanmay Arora is travelling to Kanpur.

Q11. Who among the following lives on floor number 3?
The one travelling to Jaipur
The one travelling to Haldwani
Renuka Singh
Tanmay Arora
Bhoomi Pillai

Q12. Who lives on the floor immediately aboveBhoomi Pillai?
Jeevan Kumar
Arundhati Rai
Kavita Malhotra
Tanmay Arora
Rajesh Pant

Q13. To which of the following cities is Kavita Malhotra travelling?
Haridwar
Kanpur
Pune
Haldwani
Jaipur

Q14. How many people live between the floors on which Kavita Malhotra and the one travelling to Haridwar live?
None
Two
One
More than three
Three

Q15. Who among the following lives on floor number 6?
The one travelling to Jaipur
The one travelling to Haldwani
Renuka Singh
Tanmay Arora
Arundhati Rai