# Reasoning Quiz Based on IBPS PO mains Exam 2018: Check Here

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**Reasoning Quiz Based on IBPS PO mains Exam 2018**

IBPS has conducted the Mains Examination for the recruitment process of Probationary Officers yesterday i.e. on the 18th of November. The structure of the paper was changed from the last couple of years and hence new pattern questions were observed in almost all the sections. In this post, we are providing you with new pattern questions which appeared in Reasoning section of IBPS PO Mains 2018. Going through it will help aspirants who are appearing in upcoming Mains and other examination.

**Directions (1-4): Study the given information and answer the questions:**

**When a number arrangement machine is given an input line of numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement.**

**Step IV, 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: 25 22 93 56 17 74 39**

**Q1. What is the sum of the numbers at both the ends in step III of the given arrangement?**

36

63

60

123

None of the above

Solution:

In this input output question only numbers is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the numbers are arranged

In step 1: all the even number (input) are multiplied with 2 and all the odd numbers are multiplied with 3.

Step 2: Is given in the pattern as firstly the numbers are subtracted and then added respectively.

Step 3: The resultant of the multiplication of its digits in the previous step.

Step 4: The numbers in the previous step is divided by 2.

In step 1: all the even number (input) are multiplied with 2 and all the odd numbers are multiplied with 3.

Step 2: Is given in the pattern as firstly the numbers are subtracted and then added respectively.

Step 3: The resultant of the multiplication of its digits in the previous step.

Step 4: The numbers in the previous step is divided by 2.

**Q2. Which element is 2nd to the right of the one which is 4th to the left element in step I?**

112

44

148

75

None of these

Solution:

In this input output question only numbers is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the numbers are arranged

In step 1: all the even number (input) are multiplied with 2 and all the odd numbers are multiplied with 3.

Step 2: Is given in the pattern as firstly the numbers are subtracted and then added respectively.

Step 3: The resultant of the multiplication of its digits in the previous step.

Step 4: The numbers in the previous step is divided by 2.

In step 1: all the even number (input) are multiplied with 2 and all the odd numbers are multiplied with 3.

Step 2: Is given in the pattern as firstly the numbers are subtracted and then added respectively.

Step 3: The resultant of the multiplication of its digits in the previous step.

Step 4: The numbers in the previous step is divided by 2.

**Q3. What is the products of the numbers which is 3rd from the right end and 3rd from the left end in final step of the given arrangement?**

189

72

13.5

180

No such step

Solution:

In this input output question only numbers is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the numbers are arranged

In step 1: all the even number (input) are multiplied with 2 and all the odd numbers are multiplied with 3.

Step 2: Is given in the pattern as firstly the numbers are subtracted and then added respectively.

Step 3: The resultant of the multiplication of its digits in the previous step.

Step 4: The numbers in the previous step is divided by 2.

In step 1: all the even number (input) are multiplied with 2 and all the odd numbers are multiplied with 3.

Step 2: Is given in the pattern as firstly the numbers are subtracted and then added respectively.

Step 3: The resultant of the multiplication of its digits in the previous step.

Step 4: The numbers in the previous step is divided by 2.

**Q4. What is the difference between the element which is sixth from left in Step IV and first from right in Step II?**

235

196

423

543

None of these

In step 1: all the even number (input) are multiplied with 2 and all the odd numbers are multiplied with 3.

Step 2: Is given in the pattern as firstly the numbers are subtracted and then added respectively.

Step 3: The resultant of the multiplication of its digits in the previous step.

Step 4: The numbers in the previous step is divided by 2.

**Directions (5-8): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**Six people Tarun, charu, Visakha, Monika, Anko and Viraj are born in different years with the current base is taken as 2018. None of them is older than 90 years old. They like different fruits apple, Orange, Grapes, Cherry, Mango, Banana.**

Note- The last two digits or reverse of the last two digits of the year in which a person is born can be the age of some other person. (Like A is born in 1943 and age of B is denoted by the last two digits of the birth year of A. Then B’s age will be either 34 or 43).

Tarun was born in the year 1983. The difference of age between Tarun and Charu is 21 years. Visakha age is sum of the digits of the year in which Charu was born. The one who likes mango is 5 years elder to Visakha. Anko age is either the last two digits or reverse of the last two digits of the year in which the person who likes mango was born. Only one person is elder to Anko and Visakha likes apple. The one likes cherry is just younger to Anko. The difference between Viraj’s and the one who likes cherry is 24 years. The one who likes banana was born in an even year. The one who likes orange is younger to the one who likes grapes both in odd number of years. Monika is younger than Viraj.

**Q5. Who among the following likes Banana?**

Anko

Tarun

Charu

Visakha

none of these

**Q6. Who among the following is the eldest?**

Anko

Tarun

Charu

Vishakha

none of these

**Q7. Which of the following combination is true?**

Anko- 1959-mango

Viraj- 1983- apple

Charu-1962-cherry

Monika-1995- grapes

none of these

**Q8. Which of the following statement is correct?**

Anko is three years older than the one who likes cherry

Viraj is the eldest

Anko born in 1970

Monika is born before Visakha

All are correct

**Directions (9-10): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below**

**Six persons sits around a triangular table such that three of them sit at the corners and the rest on the middle of the side. The one who sits at the corner face away from the center and the one who sit at the middle of the side face towards the center. They also like different animals i.e. fish, dog, rabbit, pigeon, duck and cat. The one who likes fish sits at the corner. The one who likes cat sits immediate right to the one who likes duck. C sits 2nd right to B, who likes rabbit. D faces the center and sits 3rd right to the one who likes pigeon. E sits immediate right to D. F sits at one of the corner but does not like pigeon and cat. A is one of the person. E does not like Duck.**

**Q9. Who among the following likes ducks?**

E

F

C

B

none of these

**Q10. Who among the following sits 2nd to the right of the one who is 3rd left of A?**

E

F

C

B

none of these

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