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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 given information carefully to answer the given question.
J, K, L, M, N, O, H and G are eight different boxes of different colours i.e. Brown, Orange, Silver, Pink, Yellow, White, Black and Green but not necessarily in the same order. The Box J is immediately below Brown colour box. There are only two boxes between M and the box which is of Brown colour and Box M is above the Brown colour box. The Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. There are only three boxes between L and the box which is of Silver colour. The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box G. Only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour. Black colour box is immediate below box J. H does not like silver and brown colour and does not live immediate above M.

Q1. How many boxes is/are there between H and G?
One
Two
Three
Four
None
Solution:
(i). From the conditions, The Box J is immediately below Brown colour box. There are only two boxes between M and the box which is of Brown colour and Box M is above the Brown colour box. The Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. There are only three boxes between L and the box which is of Silver colour. Black colour box is immediate below box J. The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box G. From this we get three possible cases:
(ii). From the rest conditions, only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour. H does not like silver and brown colour and does not live immediate above M, case 1 and case 3 eliminates. And we get the final solution:

Q2. What is the colour of ‘box H’?
Green
Brown
Silver
Pink
none of these
Solution:
(i). From the conditions, The Box J is immediately below Brown colour box. There are only two boxes between M and the box which is of Brown colour and Box M is above the Brown colour box. The Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. There are only three boxes between L and the box which is of Silver colour. Black colour box is immediate below box J. The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box G. From this we get three possible cases:
(ii). From the rest conditions, only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour. H does not like silver and brown colour and does not live immediate above M, case 1 and case 3 eliminates. And we get the final solution:

Q3. Find the pair of colour and boxes which is not correct?
K-Pink
O-Silver
J-white
G-Brown
None of these
Solution:
(i). From the conditions, The Box J is immediately below Brown colour box. There are only two boxes between M and the box which is of Brown colour and Box M is above the Brown colour box. The Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. There are only three boxes between L and the box which is of Silver colour. Black colour box is immediate below box J. The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box G. From this we get three possible cases:
(ii). From the rest conditions, only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour. H does not like silver and brown colour and does not live immediate above M, case 1 and case 3 eliminates. And we get the final solution:

Q4. Which of the following condition is correct regarding yellow colour with respect to N?
There is one box between N and the Yellow colour box
N is immediately above of yellow colour box
The Yellow colour box is related to the box which is immediately above N
All of the above is true
None of the above is true.
Solution:
(i). From the conditions, The Box J is immediately below Brown colour box. There are only two boxes between M and the box which is of Brown colour and Box M is above the Brown colour box. The Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. There are only three boxes between L and the box which is of Silver colour. Black colour box is immediate below box J. The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box G. From this we get three possible cases:
(ii). From the rest conditions, only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour. H does not like silver and brown colour and does not live immediate above M, case 1 and case 3 eliminates. And we get the final solution:

Q5. Which of the following colour belongs to ‘J’?
Brown
Pink
Yellow
Orange
None of these.
Solution:
(i). From the conditions, The Box J is immediately below Brown colour box. There are only two boxes between M and the box which is of Brown colour and Box M is above the Brown colour box. The Box which is of Silver colour is above M but not immediately above M. There are only three boxes between L and the box which is of Silver colour. Black colour box is immediate below box J. The box which is of Green colour is immediately above L. The box which is of Pink colour is immediately above the box G. From this we get three possible cases:
(ii). From the rest conditions, only one box is there between K and N. Box K is above N. Neither box K nor J is of Yellow colour. J is not of orange colour. H does not like silver and brown colour and does not live immediate above M, case 1 and case 3 eliminates. And we get the final solution:

Q6. Harsh goes 10 m towards north, from there he goes 6 m towards south, then he goes 3 m towards east. Find out in which direction and how far is he from the starting point?
7 m, West
7 m, East
5 m, West
5 m, North-East
None of these
Solution:
After following given directions, Harsh is 5 m and in north-east direction from the starting point.

Q7. Naveen leaves his home and goes straight 20 meters, then turns right and goes 10 meters. He turns left and goes 30 meters and finally turns right and starts walking. If he is now moving in the north direction, then in which direction did he start his walking?
East
West
North
South
None of these
Solution:
Naveen started walking towards west.

Directions (8-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight members standing in a row (not necessarily in the same order) facing north. C and B have as many members between them as G and C have between them. D, who is 4th from the extreme left end, is 2nd to the left of E. G is 3rd from one of the extreme end. Neither B nor C sits any extreme end. F sits immediate right of A.

Q8. How many persons sit between G and B?
One
Three
Two
Four
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Who among the following persons sits at extreme ends?
A, G
B, C
F, H
H, A
None of these
Solution:

Q10. Who sits second to the right of E?
B
H
G
C
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
In a certain code language,
‘tap cloth to care’ is written as ‘V2 E4 V3 E5’
‘nap many in required’ is written as ‘P2 O5 K3 T9’ and
‘pens demand free’ is written as ‘R5 F7 H5’

Q11. In the given code language, which of the following words can be coded as ‘G5’?
foul
devil
evil
feminism
fierce
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

Q12. What is the code for ‘coach’ in the given code language?
E5
D5
E4
E3
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

Q13. In the given code language, which of the following words can be coded as ‘U5’?
sure
career
devil
umbrella
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

Q14. What is the code for ‘safety’ in the given code language?
U7
T5
K5
T6
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

Q15. What is the code for ‘Prooved’ in that give language?
B4
L5
S6
R6
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

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