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Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Prelims: 9th September 2018

Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO 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 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.




Direction (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:  
Eight persons P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W purchased different electronic items viz. AC, Camera, Fridge, Juicer, LED, Laptop, Mixer, and Mobile. They all like different brands Acer, Canon, LG, Oppo, Phillips, Samsung, Sony, and Videocon (not necessarily in same order). R did not purchase mobile but likes LG brand. P purchased LED and T purchased mixer. The one who purchased laptop likes Acer brand. Q likes Samsung brand and U likes Videocon brand. The one who purchased mobile likes Oppo brand but neither V nor W likes Oppo brand. P neither likes Canon brand nor Phillips brand. Laptop was not purchased by W. W purchased neither fridge nor AC. The one who purchased Juicer likes Videocon brand. Q did not purchase AC. 

Q1. Who among the following purchased Camera?
S
R
T
W
P
Solution:


Q2. Who among the following likes Canon brand?
V
T
R
W
Either (b) or (d)
Solution:



Q3. P likes which of the following brand?
Videocon
Acer
Sony
Oppo
None of these
Solution:



Q4. Which of the following combination is true?
S-Mixer
R-Mobile
T-Juicer
W-LED
V-Laptop
Solution:



Q5. R purchased which of the following item?
Mobile
AC
Mixer
Juicer
None of these
Solution:



Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and 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 in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement (All the numbers are two digit numbers)

Input : 58 92 evil crow 43 fight summer 64 76 someday 
Step I : someday 7 58 92 evil crow fight summer 64 76 
Step II : someday 7 evil 4 92 crow fight summer 64 76
Step III : someday 7 evil 4 summer 1 92 crow fight 76 
Step IV : someday 7 evil 4 summer 1 crow 4 92 fight
Step V : someday 7 evil 4 summer 1 crow 4 fight 2

Step V is the last step of the above arrangement. As per the rules followed in the steps given above, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input

Input: 56 dust 84 99 10 tall everyday 23 winter money 

Q6. Which word/number would be at the fifth position from right end in step IV?
2
winter
tall
5
dust
Solution:
The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. First, it rearranges words in descending order of the number of vowels in the word from left to right. If two words contain the same number of vowels then they are arranged in alphabetical order. Numbers are arranged in ascending order along with that each number is converted into its digital sum. (For example 39=3+9=1+2=3)

Input: 56 dust 84 99 10 tall everyday 23 winter money

Step I : everyday 1 56 dust 84 99 tall 23 winter money
Step II : everyday 1 money 5 56 dust 84 99 tall winter
Step III: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 84 99 tall
Step IV: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 99 tall
Step V : everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 tall 9
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement.

Q7. Which of the following would be step III?
everyday 1 money 5 56 dust 84 99 tall winter
everyday 1 money 5 dust 56 84 99 tall winter
everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 84 99 tall
everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 99 84 tall
None of these
Solution:
The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. First, it rearranges words in descending order of the number of vowels in the word from left to right. If two words contain the same number of vowels then they are arranged in alphabetical order. Numbers are arranged in ascending order along with that each number is converted into its digital sum. (For example 39=3+9=1+2=3)

Input: 56 dust 84 99 10 tall everyday 23 winter money

Step I : everyday 1 56 dust 84 99 tall 23 winter money
Step II : everyday 1 money 5 56 dust 84 99 tall winter
Step III: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 84 99 tall
Step IV: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 99 tall
Step V : everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 tall 9
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement.


Q8. Which step number should be the following output? “everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 tall 99
Step III
Step IV
Step V
Step VI
There will be no such step
Solution:
The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. First, it rearranges words in descending order of the number of vowels in the word from left to right. If two words contain the same number of vowels then they are arranged in alphabetical order. Numbers are arranged in ascending order along with that each number is converted into its digital sum. (For example 39=3+9=1+2=3)

Input: 56 dust 84 99 10 tall everyday 23 winter money

Step I : everyday 1 56 dust 84 99 tall 23 winter money
Step II : everyday 1 money 5 56 dust 84 99 tall winter
Step III: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 84 99 tall
Step IV: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 99 tall
Step V : everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 tall 9
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement.


Q9. Which word/number would be at the 7th position from left end in step III?
2
5
money
winter
dust
Solution:
The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. First, it rearranges words in descending order of the number of vowels in the word from left to right. If two words contain the same number of vowels then they are arranged in alphabetical order. Numbers are arranged in ascending order along with that each number is converted into its digital sum. (For example 39=3+9=1+2=3)

Input: 56 dust 84 99 10 tall everyday 23 winter money

Step I : everyday 1 56 dust 84 99 tall 23 winter money
Step II : everyday 1 money 5 56 dust 84 99 tall winter
Step III: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 84 99 tall
Step IV: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 99 tall
Step V : everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 tall 9
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement.


Q10. How many steps are required to get the final output if no numbers were there in the input?
3
4
5
2
6
Solution:
The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. First, it rearranges words in descending order of the number of vowels in the word from left to right. If two words contain the same number of vowels then they are arranged in alphabetical order. Numbers are arranged in ascending order along with that each number is converted into its digital sum. (For example 39=3+9=1+2=3)

Input: 56 dust 84 99 10 tall everyday 23 winter money

Step I : everyday 1 56 dust 84 99 tall 23 winter money
Step II : everyday 1 money 5 56 dust 84 99 tall winter
Step III: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 84 99 tall
Step IV: everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 99 tall
Step V : everyday 1 money 5 winter 2 dust 3 tall 9
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement.


Directions (11-12): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions. 

There are five buses A, B, C, D, E and they have different number of capacities not necessarily in the same order. • A has higher capacity than D and E. • C has less capacity than only B. • D carries more passengers than E.

Q11. If C carry 62 Passengers then what would be the capacity of bus B?
53
24
71
49
None of these
Solution:
Arrangement of buses in decreasing order of their capacity: -
 B>C>A>D>E

Q12. If A carry 25 passengers and E carry 9 passengers then what would be the capacity of D which is divisible by 3 and not divisible by 5?
15
18
20
27
None of these
Solution:
Arrangement of buses in decreasing order of their capacity: -
 B>C>A>D>E


Directions (13-15): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions. 

Eight-person P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are working in a company. Three of them works in Accounts and IT each and two of them in Administration. Each of them has a different salary package. The highest salaried person does not work in administration and the lowest salaried person does not work in accounts. U has higher salary package than P and S, but less than W and Q. T, who does not work in accounts has higher salary package than Q and he has second highest salary package. V has lesser salary than S but higher than P. W, who is fourth from the top in salary package, work in IT department along with S. V does not work in accounts or administration. Q does not work in administration.

Q13. Who has highest salary package?
W
R
Q
T
None of these
Solution:


Q14. Who among the following has lesser salary package than S?
V
U
T
Q
None of these
Solution:



Q15. Who among the following pairs work in administration?
T, S
P, S
T, P
U, S
Can't be determined
Solution:



               


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