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Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams like IBPS PO is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Q1. If Ritu is taller than Kavita but shorter than Gunjan and Kavita is not as short as Aditi but shorter than Payal. Then Gunjan is
Tallest
Second taller
Third taller
Tallest or second taller
Second taller or third taller
Solution:
or

Q2. Six students U, V, W, X, Y and Z participate in an examination and score different marks. Z scores more than V but less than W. Y scores more than W but he does not score the highest marks. V scores more than only U. Who scores the second highest marks?
U
Y
X
Z
None of these
Solution:
X>Y>W>Z>V>U
‘Y’ scores the second highest mark.

Q3. A is older than B and D. C is older than B but younger than E. D is older than E. Who among them is second youngest?
D
A
C
E
None of these
Solution:
A>D>E>C>B
Hence, C is the second youngest among them.

Q4. In a class, Smita is 6th from the top and Harsha is 18th from the bottom. Mangesh is 14 ranks below Smita and 15 ranks above Harsha. How many students are there in the class?
55
53
52
None of these
Solution:
52

Q5. Robin is sitting to left of Latika, Manoj is sitting between Ramesh and Latika. If Govind is also to the left of Latika, who is extreme left ?
Robin
Govind
Ramesh
Can't be determined
None of these
Solution:
Can’t be determined

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

There are seven friends A, C, E, M, R, S and V, each of them likes different sports viz. Sumo, Kickboxing, Jiujitsu, Judo, Boxing, Taekwondo and Karate but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them is a fan of various sports personalities viz. Anderson silva, Dhyan chand, Muhammad Ali , Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, Michael Shumacher and Usian Bolt but not necessarily in the same order. R likes judo and he is also a fan of Dhyan chand. The person, who likes boxing , is a fan of Michael Jordan, while the person who is a fan of Lance Armstrong, likes sumo. A likes karate. S does not like jiujitsu or taekwondo sport and he does not likes Michael Jordan. M is a fan of Anderson silva. C is not a fan of Muhammad Ali or Michael Shumacher. E like Kickboxing and he is a fan of Usian Bolt. V does not like taekwondo and does not likes Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan.

Q6. Who is a fan of Michael Shumacher?
S
V
A
None of these
Solution:

Q7. The person who is a fan of Anderson silva likes which sport?
Karate
Jiu-jitsu
Sumo
None of these
Solution:

Q8. V is a fan of?
Michael Shumacher
Michael Jordan
Lance Armstrong
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Who likes boxing ?
C
S
V
None of these
Solution:

Q10. Which of the following combinations of Person-Sport-Sport Personalities is correct?
M-Sumo-Anderson silva
A-Karate-Usain Bolt
S-Sumo-Lance Armstrong
C-Jiujitsu-Michael Jordan
V-Boxing-Michael Jordan
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

Input: 33 knife age 64 nice 61 58 optimum victory 96 eager 15

Step I: optimum 33 knife age 64 nice 61 victory 96 eager 15 58
Step II: eager optimum 33 knife age nice 61 victory 96 15 58 64
Step III: age eager optimum 33 knife nice 61 victory 15 58 64 96
Step IV: 15 age eager optimum 33 knife nice 61 58 64 96 victory
Step V: 33 15 age eager optimum knife 61 58 64 96 victory nice
Step VI: 61 33 15 age eager optimum 58 64 96 victory nice knife

And Step VI is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite 18 laundry 47 upper 54

Q11. Which element(s) come exactly between '49' and `bite' in Step II of the given input?
Only 'laundry'
Only '54'
Only 'illegal'
Both '73' and 'super'
Both 'abate' and '36'
Solution:
The machine rearranges a word and a number in each step. The words starting with vowels are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the left end while the even numbers are arranged in ascending order on the right end. After this process is completed, the odd numbers are arranged on the left end in ascending order while the words starting with consonants are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the right end.

Input: abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite 18 laundry 47 upper 54

Step I. upper abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite laundry 47 54 18
Step II. Illegal upper abate 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 54 18 36
Step III. Abate illegal upper 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 18 36 54
Step IV. 47 abate illegal upper 49 73 bite laundry 18 36 54 super
Step V. 49 47 abate illegal upper 73 bite 18 36 54 super laundry
Step VI. 73 49 47 abate illegal upper 18 36 54 super laundry bite

Q12. Which of the following combinations represents the first two and the last two elements of Step VI of the given input?
73, 49, laundry, bite
73, 54, super, laundry
50, 47, bite, super
54,18, illegal, upper
54, 73, upper, laundry
Solution:
The machine rearranges a word and a number in each step. The words starting with vowels are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the left end while the even numbers are arranged in ascending order on the right end. After this process is completed, the odd numbers are arranged on the left end in ascending order while the words starting with consonants are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the right end.

Input: abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite 18 laundry 47 upper 54

Step I. upper abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite laundry 47 54 18
Step II. Illegal upper abate 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 54 18 36
Step III. Abate illegal upper 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 18 36 54
Step IV. 47 abate illegal upper 49 73 bite laundry 18 36 54 super
Step V. 49 47 abate illegal upper 73 bite 18 36 54 super laundry
Step VI. 73 49 47 abate illegal upper 18 36 54 super laundry bite

Q13. If in Step III, 'illegal' interchanges its position with `73' and 'super' also interchanges its position with `18', then which element will be third to the left of '47'?
18
Super
Abate
illegal
73
Solution:
The machine rearranges a word and a number in each step. The words starting with vowels are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the left end while the even numbers are arranged in ascending order on the right end. After this process is completed, the odd numbers are arranged on the left end in ascending order while the words starting with consonants are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the right end.

Input: abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite 18 laundry 47 upper 54

Step I. upper abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite laundry 47 54 18
Step II. Illegal upper abate 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 54 18 36
Step III. Abate illegal upper 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 18 36 54
Step IV. 47 abate illegal upper 49 73 bite laundry 18 36 54 super
Step V. 49 47 abate illegal upper 73 bite 18 36 54 super laundry
Step VI. 73 49 47 abate illegal upper 18 36 54 super laundry bite

Q14. In which step are the elements 'bite laundry 47 18' found in the same order?
Sixth
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Solution:
The machine rearranges a word and a number in each step. The words starting with vowels are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the left end while the even numbers are arranged in ascending order on the right end. After this process is completed, the odd numbers are arranged on the left end in ascending order while the words starting with consonants are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the right end.

Input: abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite 18 laundry 47 upper 54

Step I. upper abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite laundry 47 54 18
Step II. Illegal upper abate 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 54 18 36
Step III. Abate illegal upper 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 18 36 54
Step IV. 47 abate illegal upper 49 73 bite laundry 18 36 54 super
Step V. 49 47 abate illegal upper 73 bite 18 36 54 super laundry
Step VI. 73 49 47 abate illegal upper 18 36 54 super laundry bite

Q15. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
Six
Seven
Eight
Nine
None of these
Solution:
The machine rearranges a word and a number in each step. The words starting with vowels are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the left end while the even numbers are arranged in ascending order on the right end. After this process is completed, the odd numbers are arranged on the left end in ascending order while the words starting with consonants are arranged in reverse alphabetical order on the right end.

Input: abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite 18 laundry 47 upper 54

Step I. upper abate 49 36 super 73 illegal bite laundry 47 54 18
Step II. Illegal upper abate 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 54 18 36
Step III. Abate illegal upper 49 super 73 bite laundry 47 18 36 54
Step IV. 47 abate illegal upper 49 73 bite laundry 18 36 54 super
Step V. 49 47 abate illegal upper 73 bite 18 36 54 super laundry
Step VI. 73 49 47 abate illegal upper 18 36 54 super laundry bite