# Reasoning For IBPS/BOM Exams

We have started the 56 days Study Plan for IBPS PO Prelims. This study plan is to efficiently utilize time and hard work to channelize it towards smart work. From now quizzes on Bankersadda will be according to the given study plan and this will help you prepare important topics in limited time.

Today is DAY 49 of the study plan and in Reasoning today’s chapter is Practice Mock-3 and Analysis

Q1. If all the letters in the word SIGNATURE are arranged according to English alphabetical order, the positions of how many letters will remain unchanged after rearrangement?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) None
(e) None of the above

Directions (2-6): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

2 8 4 6 5 3 4 7 2 9 1 8 3 4 7 6 5 1 4 7 2 1 8 3 6 5 4 7 1 8 3 7 5 3

Q2. How many 4’s are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded and immediately followed by an odd number?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of the above

Q3. How many 7’s are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by 4 and immediately followed by 2?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above
Sol. i.e. 472, 472
Hence there are two 7’s in the arrangement.

Q4. How many odd numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by an even number?
(a) Six
(b) Seven
(c) Eight
(d) Nine
(e) None of the above
Sol. 2 8 4 6 5 3 4 7 2 9 1 8 3 4 7 6 5 1 4 7 2 1 8 3 6 5 4 7 1 8 3 7 5 3
There are 11 such odd numbers.

Q5. Which of the following is sixth to the right of the fifteenth from the left end?
(a) 8
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 3
(e) None of the above
Sol. Sixth to the right of fifteenth from the left end is (15 + 6) = 21st from the left, i.e. 2.

Q6. If all the odd numbers are dropped from the given arrangement which of the following is tenth number from the left end?
(a) 4
(b) 6
(c) 1
(d) 8
(e) None of the above
Sol. Dropping the odd number, we get
2 8 4 6 4 2 8 4 6 4 2 8 6 4 8

Directions (7-8): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Point T is to the north of B, who is to the west of Q. B is to the northeast of L, who is to the south of D.

Solution(7-8):

Q7. Q is in which direction with respect to L?
(a) North
(b) Northeast
(c) West
(d) Southwest
(e) None of the above

Q8. D is in which direction with respect to T?
(a) South
(b) Southwest
(c) West
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Directions (9-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Seven friends Aakash Sony, Anand Suri, Amar Joshi, Ashwini Mishra, Aarushi Singh, Aishwarya Gupta and Aayush Anuj live on different floors in a building but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1 and the floor just above it is no. 2 and so on and the topmost floor is number 7.
There are two persons between Aakash Sony and Aayush Anuj. Anand Suri lives on the fifth floor and Aakash Sony lives on an odd-numbered floor but not below Aayush Anuj. There is only one person between Amar Joshi and Aishwarya Gupta. Ashwini Mishra does not live on a floor above Amar Joshi.

Solution(9-13):

Q9. How many persons live on the floor above Aarushi Singh?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above

Q10. How many persons live between Aayush Anuj and Aishwarya Gupta?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Q11. Who among the following lives on floor no. 1?
(a) Amar Joshi
(b) Aishwarya Gupta
(c) Ashwini Mishra
(d) Aarushi Singh
(e) None of the above

Q12. Which of the following groups lives on even-numbered floors?
(a) Aishwarya Gupta, Ashwini Mishra, Aayush Singh
(b) Aakash Sony, Aarushi Singh, Anand Suri
(c) Aayush Anuj, Amar Joshi, Ashwini Mishra
(d) Aarushi Singh, Aayush Anuj, Ashwini Mishra
(e) None of the above

Q13. Which of the following statement is/are true?
(a) There are two persons between Anand Suri and Amar Joshi.
(b) Ashwini Mishra lives on floor no. 2
(c) Aayush Anuj lives on floor no. 6
(d) Both (a) and (b) are true
(e) None of the above

Directions (14-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

B is brother of C and D is son of B.
E is daughter of C and F is spouse of A.
A is father of C. G is spouse of B and H is father of G.

Solution(14-15):

Q14. How is B related to H?
(a) Daughter
(b) Son-in-law
(c) Son
(d) Daughter-in-law
(e) None of the above

Q15. Who among the following is son of F?
(a) E
(b) B
(c) D
(d) G
(e) Can’t be determined