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### Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Mains 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 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 (1-3): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Point D is 14 m towards the West of Point A. Point B is 4 m towards the South of point D. Point F is 9 m towards the South of point D. Point E is 7 m towards the East of point B. Point C is 4 m towards the North of point E. Point G is 4 m towards the South of point A.

Q1. Which of the following points are in a straight line?

D, E, A
E, G, C
D, B, G
E, G, B
F, B, C
Solution:
In figure we can see that E, G, B are in a straight line.

Q2. A is in which direction with respect to C?
East
West
North
South
Cannot be determined
Solution:
A is in the East of C.

Q3. If a person walks 5 m towards North from point F and then takes a right turn, which of the following points would he reach first?
G
D
E
A
C
Solution:
E

Q4. Y is to the west of X and north of W. R is to the southeast of Y and to the northwest of Q, who is to the east of W. R is in which direction of W?
South
West
Northeast
Can’t be determined
None of these

Q5. Rajesh walked 8 km towards south direction. He turned to east direction and walked 20 km. Then he turned to north direction and walked 8km and after to west direction for 6km.Then he turned to north direction and walked 2 km straight after he turned west direction and walked 4km.Once more he turned south and walked 2km.How far is he from the starting point?
12km
10km
8km
6km
None of these
Solution:
Distance=20-(4+6) =10 km

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven members P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are going different cities for attending a marriage function viz. Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai but not necessarily in the same order. Also they are using different mode of transportation viz. Car, Train, Bike, Flight, Ship, Bus and Truck but not necessarily in the same order. Each one has a different mother tongue Tamil, Kannada, Telgu, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi and Bangla but not necessarily in the same order.

R is going to Bangalore and his mother tongue is not Tamil or Marathi and he does not use Car or Ship for going to Bangalore. S’s mother tongue is Punjabi and he is going to Ahmedabad by Flight. T and U are not going to Chennai and none of them has Marathi mother tongue and T uses neither car nor Train as mode of transportation. Q is going to Hyderabad by Truck and his mother tongue is Telgu. The one who is going to Delhi has Bangla mother tongue and does not use Car. V is going to Mumbai and his mother tongue is Hindi and he does not use Train as transportation. T is not going to Kolkata and U is going by Ship. Bus and Bike are being used by T and P as a mode of transportation.

Q6. What is R’s mother tongue?

Telgu
Hindi
Bangla
Kannada
None of these
Solution:

Q7. Who works in Chennai?
P
T
U
T or U
None of these
Solution:

Q8. Which of the following combination is correct?
Marathi- Q –Hyderabad- Truck
Tamil- U – Kolkata - Ship
Marathi- Q – Chennai- Train
Punjabi- S - Delhi - Bike
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Which of the following members is use Bus as a mode of transportation?
P
U
T
S
can’t be determined
Solution:

Q10. Which of the following members is use Bike as a mode of transportation?
P
U
T
S
can’t be determined.
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully 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: 34 97 depend 67 sabha  groups 69 limited 85 might.
Step I:   34 67 sabha  groups 69 limited 85 might depen 97.
Step II:  34 67 sabha 69 limited  might group 85 depe 97.
Step III: 34 67 sabha might limite 69 grou 85 dep 97.
Step IV: 34 sabha migh 67 limit 69 gro 85 de 97.
Step V:  sabh 34 mig 67 limi 69 gr 85 d 97.
Step V, 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: 24 alliance 91 92 little forward 53 routine test 37.

Q11. In which of the following step the elements 'litt 53 forw 91' found in the same order?

Step I
Step IV
Step V
Step II
None of these
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.
(a) For words arrangement- Words are arranged in alphabetical order from right to left according to 1st letter of the word and in each step one letter is omitted from the letter which is being arranged and the word which is already is arranged in previous step.
(b) For numbers arrangement- The numbers are arranged in descending order from the right.
Input:  24 alliance 91 92 little forward 53 routine test 37.
Step I:  24 91 little forward 53 routine test 37 allianc 92.
Step II:  24 little 53 routine test 37 forwar 91 allian 92.
Step III:  24 routine test 37 littl 53 forwa 91 allia 92.
Step IV:  24 test routin 37 litt 53 forw 91 alli 92.
Step V:  tes 24 routi 37 lit 53 for 91 all 92.

Q12. What is the difference between the element which is fourth from left in Step III and first from left in Step IV?
12
31
11
13
None of these
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.
(a) For words arrangement- Words are arranged in alphabetical order from right to left according to 1st letter of the word and in each step one letter is omitted from the letter which is being arranged and the word which is already is arranged in previous step.
(b) For numbers arrangement- The numbers are arranged in descending order from the right.
Input:  24 alliance 91 92 little forward 53 routine test 37.
Step I:  24 91 little forward 53 routine test 37 allianc 92.
Step II:  24 little 53 routine test 37 forwar 91 allian 92.
Step III:  24 routine test 37 littl 53 forwa 91 allia 92.
Step IV:  24 test routin 37 litt 53 forw 91 alli 92.
Step V:  tes 24 routi 37 lit 53 for 91 all 92.

Q13. In step V, ‘92’ is related to ‘tes’ and ‘all’ is related to ‘24’. In the same way ‘53’ is related to?
37
for
lit
routi
None of the above
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.
(a) For words arrangement- Words are arranged in alphabetical order from right to left according to 1st letter of the word and in each step one letter is omitted from the letter which is being arranged and the word which is already is arranged in previous step.
(b) For numbers arrangement- The numbers are arranged in descending order from the right.
Input:  24 alliance 91 92 little forward 53 routine test 37.
Step I:  24 91 little forward 53 routine test 37 allianc 92.
Step II:  24 little 53 routine test 37 forwar 91 allian 92.
Step III:  24 routine test 37 littl 53 forwa 91 allia 92.
Step IV:  24 test routin 37 litt 53 forw 91 alli 92.
Step V:  tes 24 routi 37 lit 53 for 91 all 92.

Q14. Which element is exactly between ‘test’ and ‘91’ in step IV of the given arrangement?
lit
92
forw
41
routin
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.
(a) For words arrangement- Words are arranged in alphabetical order from right to left according to 1st letter of the word and in each step one letter is omitted from the letter which is being arranged and the word which is already is arranged in previous step.
(b) For numbers arrangement- The numbers are arranged in descending order from the right.
Input:  24 alliance 91 92 little forward 53 routine test 37.
Step I:  24 91 little forward 53 routine test 37 allianc 92.
Step II:  24 little 53 routine test 37 forwar 91 allian 92.
Step III:  24 routine test 37 littl 53 forwa 91 allia 92.
Step IV:  24 test routin 37 litt 53 forw 91 alli 92.
Step V:  tes 24 routi 37 lit 53 for 91 all 92.

Q15. Which of the following is the fourth step of the arrangement based on the given input?
24 test routin 37 litt 53 forw 92 alli 91.
24 test routine 37 litt 53 forw 91 alli 92.
24 test routin 37 littl 53 forw 91 alli 92.
24 test routin 37 litt 53 forwa 91 alli 92.
24 test routin 37 litt 53 forw 91 alli 92.
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.
(a) For words arrangement- Words are arranged in alphabetical order from right to left according to 1st letter of the word and in each step one letter is omitted from the letter which is being arranged and the word which is already is arranged in previous step.
(b) For numbers arrangement- The numbers are arranged in descending order from the right.
Input:  24 alliance 91 92 little forward 53 routine test 37.
Step I:  24 91 little forward 53 routine test 37 allianc 92.
Step II:  24 little 53 routine test 37 forwar 91 allian 92.
Step III:  24 routine test 37 littl 53 forwa 91 allia 92.
Step IV:  24 test routin 37 litt 53 forw 91 alli 92.
Step V:  tes 24 routi 37 lit 53 for 91 all 92.