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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.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table. All are facing towards the center of the table. All of them has different phones viz. Apple, Mi, Moto, Nokia, Samsung, Vivo, Honor and Oppo but not necessarily in the same order. B, who has Moto phone sits third to the right of G. The one who has Oppo phone sits immediate left of H. Two persons sit between the one who has Oppo phone and the F who has Mi phone. A sits opposite to E but none of them has Oppo phone. D does not sit adjacent to E. The one who has Honor phone sits third to right of one who has Nokia phone. The one who has vivo phone sits immediate left of one who has Honor phone. G sits opposite to C, who has Apple phone. Two persons sit between C and H.

Q1. Who among the following has Vivo phone?
E
A
H
G
B
Solution:

Q2. Which phones among the following A has?
Nokia
Samsung
Vivo
Honor
Oppo
Solution:

Q3. Who among following sits second to left of A?
H
E
C
D
G
Solution:

Q4. 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?
F
H
D
B
C
Solution:

Q5. Who among following sits third to right of E?
C
B
F
D
H
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Each of the following questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.

Q6. Who amongst A, B, C, D and E is the second shortest?
I. A is taller than only B. E is not the tallest.
II. A is shorter than C. D is not the smallest.
if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:

Q7. Is P>Z true or not?
I. P > Q <R <S> T
II. M > N < Q > O ≥ J = Z
if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From combining 1 and 2

Q8. In which month of the year did Swati go Amsterdam for a trip?
I. Swati correctly remembers that she went for a trip in the second half of the year but before December.
II. Swati’s husband correctly remembers that they went for a trip after 31st October but before 31st December.
if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
8

Q9. What is the code for ‘time’ in the code language in which, ‘he made third centuries’ is written as ‘git fat fit gat’?
I. In that code language ‘third time he pleased us’ is written as ‘kat kit mit git fit’.
II. In that code language ‘he made double centuries’ is written as ‘gat fat zat git’ and ‘give us time’ is written as ‘mat mit kit’
if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From question part,
we get the code for he made third centuries Git fat fit gat…….i
From I, we get the code for Third time he pleased us Kat kit mitgit fit………….ii
From II, we get he made double centuries Gat fat zatgit………..iii
Give us time Mat mit kit…………..iv
Code for ‘give’ is ‘mat’ (from ii and iv)
Hence, code for ‘time’ is either ‘mit’ or ‘kit’.

Q10. Among V, W, X, Y and Z, seated in a queue facing north, who sits at the extreme left end?
I. W sits second to right of V. Z is not immediate neighbor of Y.
II. V sits third to left of Y. W sits on the immediate right of X.
if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From both 1 and 2- Z sits at extreme left end.

Directions (11-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow–
‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘P is sister of Q’
‘P × Q’ means ‘Q is mother of P’
‘P + Q’ means ‘P is brother of Q’
‘P – Q’ means ‘Q is father of P’

Q11. Which of the following means ‘B is uncle of A’?
A + C – B × K
B ÷ H – A + D
B ÷ G – A - R
B + T × A ÷ E
None of these
Solution:

Q12. Which of the following means ‘P is grandfather of J’?
J ÷ W – U – P
P × G ÷ J ÷ A
P – B + J ÷ R
P – T – J + S
None of these
Solution:

Q13. How is R related to B in the expression ‘B ÷ C – S + R- T’?
nephew or niece
niece
nephew
None of these
Cannot be determined

Directions (14-15): Study the following information and answer the given questions.

There are eight members in a family. N is father of D. E is married to N. G and D are siblings. C is married to G. N has no son. K is father of E. Q is only daughter of C. A is brother in law of N.

Q14. How Q is related to G?
Daughter
Cousin
Niece
Sister in law
Cannot be determined
Solution:

Q15. How A is related to G?
Uncle
Cousin
Son in law
Sister
Brother
Solution:

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