Thursday, 20 October 2016

Previous Year Questions of Reasoning for IBPS Exams 2016


Direction (Q.1-5): Study the following information answer the given questions.
A word-number machine, when given an input line of words and numbers, rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangements—
Input: group 24 camera boys photo 37 60 51 smile right 41 69.

Step-I:69 boys group 24 camera photo 37 60 51 smile right 41
Step-II:69 boys 60 camera group 24 photo 37 51 smile right 41
Step-III:69 boys 60 camera 51 group 24 photo 37 smile right 41
Step-IV:69 boys 60 camera 51 group 41 photo 24 37 smile right.
Step-V:69 boys 60 camera 51 group 41 photo 37 right 24 smile.

Step V is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input. Input for the given questions is.

Input: “mango papaya 69 88 Sunflower 45 Rose Apple 72 33 red 58”.
(All the numbers are two digits numbers)

Q1.Which step number is the following output? 
‘88 Apple 72 mango 69 papaya Sunflower 45 Rose 33 red 58’
(a) Step-III 
(b) Step-IV
(c) Step-V 
(d) Step-VI
(e) There is no such step.

Q2. Which word/number would be at 9th position from the left end in Step-IV ?
(a) Rose 
(b) Red
(c) 45 
(d) Sunflower
(e) None of these.

Q3. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between '72' and 'Sunflower' as they appear in the 2nd last step of the output?
(a) Four 
(b) Five
(c) Six 
(d) Seven 
(e) Eight

Q4. Which of the following represents the position of `Red' in third step?
(a) 8th from right end 
(b) 2nd from right end
(c) 7th from left end 
(d) 5th from left end
(e) None of these.

Q5. In Step-V, if '69' is related to 'Mango' and '72' is related to 'Apple' in a certain way, which of the following would '58' be related to in the same pattern?
(a) Papaya
(b) Sunflower
(c) 45 
(d) 33
(e) Mango.

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question-
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement—

Input: Play 56 Dance 81 Song Movie 94 23 Cinema 74 Star 44.

Step-I :23 play 56 Dance 81 Song Movie 94 74 Star 44 Cinema.
Step-II:44 23 play 56 81 Song Movie 94 74 Star Cinema Dance.
Step-III:56 44 23 play 81 Song 94 74 Star Cinema Dance Movie.
Step-IV:74 56 44 23 81 Song 94 Star Cinema Dance Movie Play.
Step-V:81 74 56 44 23 94 Star Cinema Dance Movie Play Song.
Step-VI:94 81 74 56 44 23 Cinema Dance Movie Play Song Star.

Step-VI is the last step of the rearrangement. You have to answer the questions for the given input by following the same rules as illustrated above. Input for the given questions is.

Input: ‘Manager Cashier 22 13 Clerk 35 16 Guard Officer 36 Staff 29’.

Q6. Which step represents the following arrangement? 
‘29 22 16 13 35 officer 36 Staff Clerk Cashier Guard Manager’
(a) Step-V 
(b) Step-III
(c) Step-VI 
(d) Step-IV
(e) There is no such step.

Q7. Which of the following will be at 8th position from the left in Step-III?
(a) 29 
(b) Cashier
(c) 36
(d) Staff
(e) None of these.

Q8. Which of the following represents the position of ‘Cashier’ in Step-V?
(a) 7th from the right
(b) 6th from the right
(c) 6th from the left
(d) 5th from the right
(e) 7th from the left.

Q9. If in Step-V, ‘Staff’ is related to ‘Manager’ and ‘16’ is related to ‘Cashier’ in a certain may, which of the following would ‘36’ be related to in the same pattern?
(a) Officer
(b) Guard
(c) Clerk 
(d) 22
(e) Manager.

Q10. How many elements are there in between the term ‘Manager’ and ‘Officer’ in Step-IV?
(a) Four
(b) Six
(c) Seven 
(d)  Five
(e) Three.

Directions (11-12): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

A polling was held in a particular constituency last month. Rakesh, who is a voter of the constituency, walked 40 metres towards east from his home and took a right turn and walked 20 metres. He again took a right turn and walked 30 metres. Finally he took a right turn and reached the polling station, which was 10 metres away.
There was a long queue at the polling station and when Rakesh reached there it was 4’o clock. He was a little worried about whether he would be able to cast his vote or not as it was taking two-and-a half minutes for every voter to complete the whole procedure before casting a vote.

Q11. What was the total distance covered by Rakesh to reach the polling station and also find out the direction of polling station located from origin?
(a) 100m, southeast
(b) 100m, north
(c) 80 m, same
(d) 60 m, east
(e) 100 m, south

Q12. If there were 22 people ahead of Rakesh, at what time did he cast his vote?
(a) 55 minutes past 4’o clock
(a) 50 minutes past 4’o clock
(c) 52 minutes past 4’o clock
(d) 58 minutes past 4’o clock
(e) 56 minutes past 4’o clock

Q13. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word CRITIQUE each of which has as many letters between them as in the English alphabet?
(a)  One
(b) Four
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than four

Q14. In a certain code GROUP is written as OTNQF, how is THEIR written in the code?  
(a)SJFIU 
(b)QHDGS 
(c)SGDHQ 
(d)QJFIS 
(e)None of these

Q15. In a certain code COIMBATORE is written as DPJNCBUPSF, how is INDORE written in the code?  
(a)JOENQF 
(b)JMCPQD 
(c)JOEPSF 
(d)HMCNQD 
(e)None of these 










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