Reasoning IBPS




Directions (1-5): Study the information and answer the given questions:
There are ten persons namely P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X and Y. They got appointments on 14th and 19th of different months i.e. January, March, April, June and July but not necessarily in the same order.
V got an appointment in the month which have odd number of days but not in January. Four persons got appointment between V and W. T did not get appointment on an even date. X got an appointment in the month which has odd numbers of days. V got appointment before W. Only two persons got an appointment between X and Y. S got an appointment on an even date of the month which has even number of days after T. P got an appointment just before T. U got an appointment just after R but not in April and January. Only three persons got an appointment between Q and U. T and U got appointment on the same date but different months.

Q1. Who among the following got appointment in the month which has less than 31 days?
T
W
Y
U
Both (b) and (c)
Solution:
(1-5)
(i)- By using these conditions, V got an appointment of the month which have odd number of days but not in January. V got appointment before W. Four persons got appointment between V and W. There are two possible cases. U got an appointment just after R but not in April and January. T and U got appointment in the same date but different months. That means U got appointment on 19th of the any month. T did not get appointment on an even date.

(ii)- S got an appointment on an even date of the month which have even number of days after T. P got an appointment just before T. That means S got appointment either on 14th April or 14th June. P and T got appointment either in January or April in Case-1. In Case-2: S got an appointment on 14th April and P and T got Appointment in January. Only three persons got an appointment between Q and U. By using this condition case-2 will be eliminated. X got an appointment in the month which have odd numbers of days. Only two persons got an appointment between X and Y.

Q2. 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?
Q
U
S
T
W

Q3. Who among the following are the persons who got appointment on the first and the last day?
R, X
P, Y
Q, U
P, U
V, P

Q4. How many persons got appointment between V and W?
No one
More than four
Three
Four
Two

Q5. Who among the following got appointment on 19th June?
S
W
T
Y
R

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
In a certain code language:
“cyber prime winner Peak” is written as “ $1# %4@ #9$ @4% ”
“winner idea Peak control” is written as “ @4% #9$ *5@ %6& “
“Peak power relief control” is written as “ #9$ *5@ &7% #5$ “

Q6. If “control relief money” is written as “ *5@ #5$ &3# ”. What will be the code for “money power Peak”?
&7% @4% $1#
&3# &7% #5$
&7% #9$ &3#
%4@ #9$ #5$
None of these
Solution:
(6-10)

Q7. What will be the code for “Peak”?
%6&
$1#
%4@
#9$
None of these

Q8. If “cyber power peak” is written as “ #9$ &7% $1# ”. What will be the code of “power cyber tax”?
&7% #8@ $1#
%4@ *5@ $1#
#8@ %6& #5$
*5@ #9$ @4%
None of these

Q9. What will be the code of “cyber”?
$1#
%4@
#9$
either (a) or (b)
None of these

Q10. What will be the code of “winner”?
#9$
&7%
@4%
#5$
None of these

Q11. How many pairs of letters are there in the word “SUPERTECH” each of which have as many letters between them (in both forward and backward direction) in the word as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:

Directions (12-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
There are eight members- A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H in a family. There are three married couple and three generation in this family. H has only 2 children. D is son of A and husband of E. F is the nephew of D. G is the aunt of E’s daughter. A is the grandmother F. C is son-in-law of H.

Q12. How is C related to E?
Brother-in-law
Sister-in-law
Can’t be determined
Brother
None of these
Solution:
(12-13)

Q13. How is B related to G’s son?
sister
Brother
Aunt
Cousin
None of these

Directions (14-15): Read the information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Point P is north east of point R, which 12 is east of point K. Point O is 8m south of Point U which is north of Point R. Distance between K and U is 13m. D is 4m east of point O.

Q14. Point P is in which direction with respect to point U?
South
West
Northeast
Cannot be determined
None of these
Solution:
(14-15)

Q15. What is the shortest distance between point R and D?
4m
6m
5m
10m
None of these