Friday, 21 October 2016

Previous Year Questions of Reasoning for IBPS Exams 2016


Directions (1-5): 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: 16 wind tall 67 81 goes into 56 12 flower 21 butter

Step I: 12 16 tall 67 81 goes into 56 flower 21 butter wind
Step II: 16 12 67 81 goes into 56 flower 21 butter wind tall
Step III: 21 16 12 67 81 goes 56 flower butter wind tall into
Step IV: 56 21 16 12 67 81 flower butter wind tall into goes
Step V: 67 56 21 16 12 81 butter wind tall into goes flower
Step VI: 81 67 56 21 16 12 wind tall into goes flower butter
Step VI is the last step for rearrangement.

As per the above rule followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the input given below;

INPUT:  24 grow waste 19 42 queue 17 pen 50 mirror

Q1. What will be the 3rd step of the input?
(a) 19 17 24 grow waste 50 42 pen mirror queue
(b) 19 17 24 grow 42 pen 50 queue mirror waste
(c) 24 19 17 42 pen 50 queue waste mirror grow
(d) 24 19 17 42 50 mirror queue waste pen grow 
(e) None of these 

Q2. Which step will be 17 24 grow 19 42 queue pen 50 mirror waste?
(a) 1st   
(b) 2nd  
(c) 3rd       
(d) 4th  
(e) 5th

Q3. What will be the third element from right in step II?
(a) Queue  
(b) pen  
(c) 50   
(d) 17  
(e) None of these

Q4. Which will be the 2nd element from left in step IV?
(a) Waste  
(b) 24  
(c) 17     
(d) pen  
(e) None of These

Q5. Which element will be 3rd to the right of the 2nd from the left in step I?
(a) 24      
(b) waste     
(c) 19 
(d) 42  
(e) None of these

Q6. ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’. 
‘P — Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’.
‘P × Q’ means ‘Q is the sister of P’.
Which of the following means M is the niece of R?
(a) R — K + H
(b) R - H + K
(c) R × K × M  
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these.

Directions (7-11): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, $ and * are used with the following meaning as illustrated below.

‘A @ B’ means ‘A is not smaller than B’
‘A # B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’
‘A % B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor greater than B’
‘A $ B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’
‘A * B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’

Give answer 
(a) If only conclusion I follows
(b) if either conclusion I or II follows
(c) If only conclusion II follows
(d) Both are true
(e) None is true

Q7. Statements: M%N, N$O, O*P, K$L, L*M
Conclusion:
I  P#K
II N#K

Q8. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion:
I A%D
II D@F

Q9. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion:
I A@F
II A*F

Q10. Statements: X@Y, V$W, U*V, W*X, Y%Z
Conclusion:
I X#U
II Z@U

Q11. Statements: M%N, N$O, O*P, K$L, L*M
Conclusion:
I P$N
II M%P

Directions (12-13): In this question are given four statements followed by five conclusions, one of which definitely does not logically follow (or is not a possibility of occurrence) from the given statements. That conclusion is your answer.

Q12. Statements: No toy is a doll.
All guns are toys.
All houses are dolls.
All dolls are baskets.
Conclusions:
(a) All baskets are toys.
(b) No gun is a house.
(c) All guns being baskets is a possibility.
(d) All houses are baskets.
(e) No doll is a gun.

Q13. Statements: Some logics are reasons.
All reasons are arguments.
All arguments are fights.
No fight is a discussion.
Conclusions:
(a) All discussions being logic is a possibility.
(b) No discussion is an argument.
(c) All logics being discussion is a possibility.
(d) All reasons are fights.
(e) No reason is a discussion.

Q14. In a certain code, DUPLICATE is written as MRVFJFVBE. How is CARTOUCHE written in that code? 
(a) UTBEPWDJF 
(b) UTBFQFJDW 
(c) UTBEQFJDW
(d) UTBEPFJDW
(e) None of these 

Q15. In a certain code MIGHT is written as LHFGS. How is BELOW written in that code? 
(a)CFMPX 
(b)ADJNU 
(c)ADKMV 
(d)ADKNV 
(e)None of these 








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