Dear Aspirants,

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 Indian Bank 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 given below:

Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, G, H and F are sitting around a circular table, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing the centre while some faces outside. They have relation with each other.

B is the wife of H’s grandfather. C’s mother sits second to the left of C. H faces center. H’s grandfather sits third to the right of C. B and E face opposite direction. Immediate neighbours of C face the same direction. H faces the same direction as C’s grandfather. Immediate neighbours of E face opposite direction. A is brother-in-law of B. Immediate neighbours of C’s father face opposite direction. C’s uncle sits second to the left of H, who is one of the sons of G. F is not immediate neighbour of D’s grandsons. B, who is the wife of D, sits second to the left of H’s mother. H’s mother faces the centre. C’s father sits third to the right of C’s grandmother. H’s grandfather has only one brother. B’s daughter-in-law E has two sons and one brother-in-law. F is the unmarried son of D. B does not sit next to C and E.

Q1. Which of the following is true regarding F as per the given seating arrangement?
F sits second to the right of H.
Only two people sit between F and G.
F is one of the immediate neighbours of A.
F faces inside.
None of these
Solution:

Q2. Who among the following sits fifth to right of D?
C
B
E
H
None of these
Solution:

Q3. If all persons are seated in alphabetical order in clock-wise direction starting from A, then who sits fifth to right of G?
D
B
E
H
None of these
Solution:

Q4. How is F related to G’s wife?
Son
brother-in-law
Mother
Sister
Sister-in-law
Solution:

Q5. 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?
E
H
D
A
F
Solution:

Q6. Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark(?) in the given expression in order to make the expressions A > D definitely false and B < F definitely true?

B ? E = A ? F ≥ N = D
>, ≤
=, >
<, >
=, =
≤, <

Directions: (7-8) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow

‘A – B’ means ‘A is brother of B’
‘A × B’ means ‘A is father of B’
‘A = B’ means ‘A is mother of B’
‘A + B’ means ‘A is sister of B’
‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is husband of B’

Q7. ‘R is nephew of S’ which of the following expression support the given relation?
R + P × W = T ÷ S
R + C – M × J ÷ S
S ÷ D + H = F = R + G
R = Y – L ÷ N = S
none of these

Q8. In statement ‘G = A – N ÷ O = W ’ how is W is related to A?
Mother
paternal-grandmother
mother-in-law
Aunt
Cannot Determine
Solution:

Directions (9–10): Read the following information carefully and answer the question given below it.

‘M + N’ means ‘M is the sister of N’.
‘M = N’ means ‘M is the father of N’.
‘M – N’ means ‘M is the mother of N’.
‘M × N’ means ‘M is the brother of N’.
‘M ÷ N’ means ‘M is the son of N’.
‘M \$ N’ means ‘M is the daughter of N’.
‘M @ N’ means ‘M is the husband of N’.

Q9. Which of the following means F is grandfather of L?
L × M + N ÷ P @ Q – J – T =F
L × M + N ÷ P @ Q – J × T = F
F × M + N ÷ P @ Q – J × T = L
L + M + N ÷ P @ Q – J × T = F
None of these

Q10. How is R related to G according to the given sequence? N × G + P ÷ T ÷ R @ K
Father
Grandfather
Grandmother
mother
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: 80 cutlet 11 sale 22 sail 77 Aldo 99 fruit 88 butter

Step I: 99 80 cutlet 11 sale 22 sail 77 fruit 88 butter Aldo
Step II: 88 99 80 cutlet 11 sale 22 sail 77 fruit Aldo butter
Step III: 80 88 99 11 sale 22 sail 77 fruit Aldo butter cutlet
Step IV: 77 80 88 99 11 sale 22 sail Aldo butter cutlet fruit
Step V: 22 77 80 88 99 11 sale Aldo butter cutlet fruit sail
Step VI: 11 22 77 80 88 99 Aldo butter cutlet fruit sail sale

Input- 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zennizer zeus 93 zennon 96 zees

Q11. How many elements are there between ‘zeus’ and ‘96’ in step-IV?
1
2
3
more than 3
None of these
Solution:
In each step the words are arranged at right end and the numbers are arranged at left end. In step 1, the highest number is arranged at left end the word which comes first in alphabetical series is arranged at the right end and so on till all the words and numbers are arranged.

Input- 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zennizer zeus 93 zennon 96 zees

Step I –  96 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zeus 93 zennon  zees zennizer
Step II-  94 96 97 zinny 82 zenny 77 zeus 93 zees zennizer zennon
Step III- 93 94 96 97 zinny  82 77 zeus zees zennizer zennon  zenny
Step IV- 82 93 94 96 97 zinny 77 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus
Step V-  77 82 93 94 96 97 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus zinny

Q12. Which of the following step is the penultimate step?
Step-I
Step-V
Step-IV
Step-VI
None of these
Solution:
In each step the words are arranged at right end and the numbers are arranged at left end. In step 1, the highest number is arranged at left end the word which comes first in alphabetical series is arranged at the right end and so on till all the words and numbers are arranged.

Input- 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zennizer zeus 93 zennon 96 zees

Step I –  96 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zeus 93 zennon  zees zennizer
Step II-  94 96 97 zinny 82 zenny 77 zeus 93 zees zennizer zennon
Step III- 93 94 96 97 zinny  82 77 zeus zees zennizer zennon  zenny
Step IV- 82 93 94 96 97 zinny 77 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus
Step V-  77 82 93 94 96 97 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus zinny

Q13. Which of the following elements are there between 94 and 82 in step-III?
zenny 77 zeus
96 97 zinny
97 zinny 77 zees zennizer
zenny 77 zeus
None of the above
Solution:
In each step the words are arranged at right end and the numbers are arranged at left end. In step 1, the highest number is arranged at left end the word which comes first in alphabetical series is arranged at the right end and so on till all the words and numbers are arranged.

Input- 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zennizer zeus 93 zennon 96 zees

Step I –  96 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zeus 93 zennon  zees zennizer
Step II-  94 96 97 zinny 82 zenny 77 zeus 93 zees zennizer zennon
Step III- 93 94 96 97 zinny  82 77 zeus zees zennizer zennon  zenny
Step IV- 82 93 94 96 97 zinny 77 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus
Step V-  77 82 93 94 96 97 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus zinny

Q14. Which word/ number would be at the fifth position from the left of the word/ number which is at eight position from left end in the V step of the machine output ?
94
zennizer
96
zeus
None of these
Solution:
In each step the words are arranged at right end and the numbers are arranged at left end. In step 1, the highest number is arranged at left end the word which comes first in alphabetical series is arranged at the right end and so on till all the words and numbers are arranged.

Input- 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zennizer zeus 93 zennon 96 zees

Step I –  96 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zeus 93 zennon  zees zennizer
Step II-  94 96 97 zinny 82 zenny 77 zeus 93 zees zennizer zennon
Step III- 93 94 96 97 zinny  82 77 zeus zees zennizer zennon  zenny
Step IV- 82 93 94 96 97 zinny 77 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus
Step V-  77 82 93 94 96 97 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus zinny

Q15. How many steps would be needed to perform the output ?
Step-I
Step-V
Step-IV
Step-VI
None of these
Solution:
In each step the words are arranged at right end and the numbers are arranged at left end. In step 1, the highest number is arranged at left end the word which comes first in alphabetical series is arranged at the right end and so on till all the words and numbers are arranged.

Input- 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zennizer zeus 93 zennon 96 zees

Step I –  96 97 zinny 82 zenny 94 77 zeus 93 zennon  zees zennizer
Step II-  94 96 97 zinny 82 zenny 77 zeus 93 zees zennizer zennon
Step III- 93 94 96 97 zinny  82 77 zeus zees zennizer zennon  zenny
Step IV- 82 93 94 96 97 zinny 77 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus
Step V-  77 82 93 94 96 97 zees zennizer zennon zenny zeus zinny

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