IBPS PO Prelims Reasoning Ability Mini Mock 42- Puzzle & Coding-Decoding

Practice with these 15 questions of Reasoning Ability for IBPS PO Prelims 2020 Exam. This IBPS PO Prelims Reasoning Daily Mock covers the topic-Puzzles, Coding-Decoding and Miscellaneous.

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the question given below.
Nine persons are living in a building on 9 different floors, in such a way ground floor is numbered as 1 and top floor is numbered as 9. E lives on an odd number floor above the floor number 5. There are two persons live between E and G. B lives on odd number floor but not immediate above and immediate below G. There are as many persons live between G and F as live between G and K. F lives below G. H live on ground floor. There is one person lives between C and E. D does not live on an even number floor. A lives on even numbered floor but above on 2nd floor.
Q1. Which of the following is true with respect to A as per the given arrangement?
(a) Only three persons live between A and H
(b) Only three persons live above A.
(c) Only one person lives between A and G.
(d) A lives on even numbered floor.
(e) None of these.

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Q2. On which of the following floor number does D live?
(a) Third
(b) First
(c) Second
(d) Fifth
(e) Seventh

Q3. Who lives on the floor immediately below C?
(a) F
(b) A
(c) G
(d) H
(e) E

Q4. How many persons live between the floors on which H and G live?
(a) Three
(b) More than three
(c) None
(d) Two
(e) One

Q5. Who lives on the floor numbered 5?
(a) F
(b) H
(c) G
(d) B
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. In a certain code language,
‘entry surprise review careful’ is coded as ‘zq ie mn as’
‘fake lunch surprise review’ is coded as ‘mn bn st ie’
‘fake time review careful’ is coded as ‘cd as mn bn’
‘entry careful sand valley’ is coded as ‘zq as zx yx’

Q6. Which of the following is the code for ‘lunch’?
(a) st
(b) bn
(c) ie
(d) mn
(e) None of these

Q7. Which of the following word is coded as ‘bn’?
(a) time
(b) careful
(c) lunch
(d) Fake
(e) None of these

Q8. What may be the code of ‘time reach’?
(a) st ie
(b) cd mn
(c) ie bn
(d) mn ie
(e) cd qw

Q9. Which of the following code is coded for ‘Surprise’?
(a) mn
(b) ie
(c) bn
(d) cd
(e) None of these

Q10. What will be the code of ‘valley?
(a) zx
(b) as
(c) yx
(d) Either (a) or (c)
(e) None of these

Directions (11-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
There are some persons sitting in a row facing in north direction. Two persons sit between M and C. Four persons sit between C and Q. R sits second to the left of Q. Only six persons sit to the left of Q. As many persons sit between C and M as sit between S and C. W sits third from one of extreme ends of the row but not an immediate neighbour of C. No one sits right of M.
Q11. If E sits between Q and S, then what is the position of M with respect to E?
(a) Fifth to the right
(b) Seventh to the right
(c) Fifth to the left
(d) Seventh to the left
(e) None of these

Q12. How many persons can sit in a row?
(a) Twelfth
(b) Ten
(c) Fifteen
(d) Eleven
(e) None of these

Q13. What is the position of W with respect to R?
(a) Fifth to right
(b) Second to the left
(c) Fifth to the left
(d) Seventh to the left
(e) None of these

Q14. In a row of children facing North, R is 12th from the right end and is 5th to the right of S who is 10th from the left end. Total how many children are there in the row?
(a) 29
(b) 28
(c) 26
(d) 27
(e) None of these

Q15. In a class of 36 students Preet’s rank from the top is 12. Radhika ranks three places above Preet. What is Radhika’s rank from bottom?
(a) 27
(b) 28
(c) 26
(d) 29
(e) None of these

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