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Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Mains

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 Mains 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.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions following it.

Six family members U, V, W, X, Y and Z performed six classical dances from Monday to Sunday at Nirman Vihar, but not necessarily in the same order. Each friend performed different classical dance i.e. Bharatnatyam, Kathakali, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Mohiniyattam on each different day but one day was rest day. Neither Sunday nor Monday was rest day. Kathak was performed after Bharatnatyam but not immediately after Bharatnatyam. Kuchipudi was performed just before Odissi. All Six dances were performed in August month. X’s father performed dance before Sunday. Kathakali was performed on 26th August and Mohiniyattam was performed on 31 August. Y’s grandfather was a brother of V. U had two sons. Dances were organized in such a way that three dances were performed in continuous way means there was no leave day between three dances. Leave day came just after or just before of three set of dances. X’s father is a brother of Y’s father. W, who is uncle of X performed dance on 30th August. V performed dance immediately before U. Y’s cousin performed dance on Wednesday.

Q1. In which of the following days, Y performed dance?
Monday
Wednesday
Saturday
Sunday
Thursday
Solution:

Q2. Which the following given statement is true?
Kathak was performed just before Kuchipudi
Kathakali was performed just before Oddisi
First dance was performed on 25th August
kathak was performed on Friday
None of these
Solution:

Q3. How is V related to Z?
Father
Son
Maternal Uncle
Paternal Uncle/Aunt
Brother
Solution:

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
Sunday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Monday
Solution:

Q5. If all friends are arranged in alphabetical order from Monday to Sunday. Which of the following friend performed dance on 29th August?
U
X
V
W
Z
Solution:

Directions (6–7): Read the given information carefully and answer the given question.

Aakash is 9 m to the south of Aakansha. Aakansha is 5 m to the east of Aamir. Aamir is 4 m to the north of Aaditya. Aadesh is 3 m west of Aaditya. Anand is 7 m south of Aadesh. Arman is 8 m east of Anand.

Q6. If Anshuman is 5 m to the west of Aakash, then what is the distance between Aaditya and Anshuman?
8 m
9 m
5 m
2 m
6 m
Solution:

Q7. How far and in which direction is Aakansha from Arman?
11 m to the south
7 m to the north
11 m to the north
7 m to the south
11 m to the west
Solution:

Q8. In a class, Anish is 6th from the top and Meera is 18th from the bottom. Hitesh is 14 ranks below Anish and 15 ranks above Meera. How many students are there in the class?
55
53
52
None of these
Solution:
33+20-1=52

Q9. Ramnik walked 55 metres towards South, took a left turn and walked 45 metres. He then took a right turn and walked 40 metres. He again took a right turn and walked 45 metres. How far is he from the starting point?
95 meters
15 meters
185 meters
Can’t say
None of these
Solution:
95 m

Q10. In a row of children facing North, Aman is twelfth from the right end and is fifth to the right of Sailesh who is tenth from the left end. Total how many children are there in the row?
29
28
26
27
None of these
Solution:
Sailesh’s position from left end = 10th
Sailesh’s position from right end = 17th
Total number of children in the row = 10 + 17 – 1 = 26

Directions (11-15): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: 83 known 95 more dash 79 cash 63 has 71 88 work
Step I: 63 83 known more dash 79 cash has 71 88 work 95
Step II: 63 71 83 known more dash 79 cash has work 88 95
Step III: 63 71 79 known more dash cash has work 83 88 95
Step IV: 63 71 79 cash known more dash has work 83 88 95
Step V: 63 71 79 cash dash known more has work 83 88 95
Step VI 63 71 79 cash dash has known more work 83 88 95
Step VI: is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: 64 jack queen 42 ear 84 lost 52 dear 76 gone 48

Q11. How many steps would be needed to complete the arrangement?
X
VIII
IX
VII
None of these
Solution:
Input: 64 jack queen 42 ear 84 lost 52 dear 76 gone 48
Step I: 42 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear 76 gone 48 84
Step II: 42 48 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear gone 76 84
Step III: 42 48 52 jack queen ear lost dear gone 64 76 84
Step IV: 42 48 52 dear jack queen ear lost gone 64 76 84
Step V: 42 48 52 dear ear jack queen lost gone 64 76 84
Step VI: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack queen lost 64 76 84
Step VII: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack lost queen 64 76 84

Q12. Which Step number would be the following output? 42 48 52 dear ear jack queen lost gone 64 76 84
II
VI
V
IV
None of these
Solution:
Input: 64 jack queen 42 ear 84 lost 52 dear 76 gone 48
Step I: 42 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear 76 gone 48 84
Step II: 42 48 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear gone 76 84
Step III: 42 48 52 jack queen ear lost dear gone 64 76 84
Step IV: 42 48 52 dear jack queen ear lost gone 64 76 84
Step V: 42 48 52 dear ear jack queen lost gone 64 76 84
Step VI: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack queen lost 64 76 84
Step VII: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack lost queen 64 76 84

Q13. Which of the following would be the Step I?
42 48 52 jack queen ear lost dear gone 64 76 84
84 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear 76 gone 48 42
42 64dear ear jack queen lost 52 76 gone 48 84
42 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear 76 gone 48 84
None of the above
Solution:
Input: 64 jack queen 42 ear 84 lost 52 dear 76 gone 48
Step I: 42 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear 76 gone 48 84
Step II: 42 48 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear gone 76 84
Step III: 42 48 52 jack queen ear lost dear gone 64 76 84
Step IV: 42 48 52 dear jack queen ear lost gone 64 76 84
Step V: 42 48 52 dear ear jack queen lost gone 64 76 84
Step VI: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack queen lost 64 76 84
Step VII: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack lost queen 64 76 84

Q14. Which of the following would be the final arrangement?
64 76 84 dear ear gone jack lost queen 42 48 52
42 48 52 dear ear gone jack lost queen 64 76 84
42 48 52 64 76 84 dear ear gone jack lost queen
42 48 52 dear lost ear gone jack queen 64 76 84
None of the above
Solution:
Input: 64 jack queen 42 ear 84 lost 52 dear 76 gone 48
Step I: 42 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear 76 gone 48 84
Step II: 42 48 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear gone 76 84
Step III: 42 48 52 jack queen ear lost dear gone 64 76 84
Step IV: 42 48 52 dear jack queen ear lost gone 64 76 84
Step V: 42 48 52 dear ear jack queen lost gone 64 76 84
Step VI: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack queen lost 64 76 84
Step VII: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack lost queen 64 76 84

Q15. In Step IV, which of the following word/number would be on 7th position (from the right)?
queen
ear
64
gone
None of the above
Solution:
Input: 64 jack queen 42 ear 84 lost 52 dear 76 gone 48
Step I: 42 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear 76 gone 48 84
Step II: 42 48 64 jack queen ear lost 52 dear gone 76 84
Step III: 42 48 52 jack queen ear lost dear gone 64 76 84
Step IV: 42 48 52 dear jack queen ear lost gone 64 76 84
Step V: 42 48 52 dear ear jack queen lost gone 64 76 84
Step VI: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack queen lost 64 76 84
Step VII: 42 48 52 dear ear gone jack lost queen 64 76 84

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