Reasoning Ability Quiz for RBI Assistant/ IBPS Mains 2020, 13th November- Puzzle & Miscellaneous

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
16 boxes are placed in a 4*4 matrix formation as there are 4 rows and 4 columns. All of them are placed from top to bottom. Box Z is placed immediately above box T in the same column. Box V is placed below the box P in the same column. Only box A is placed to the west of box P. Box P is placed to the west of box W and to the south of box X. Box V is placed to the south west of box R. Box Z and W are placed in the same column. No box is placed above the box X. Box V is placed immediately above box Y. No box is placed to the east of box R. No box is placed below and to the west of box D. Box S is placed to the east of box Q. Box E is placed to the north of box Q. Box B is placed to the east of box U and to the north of box R. Box C is placed in the same row as that of Y.

Q1. Which of the following box is placed to the west of box Y?
(a) Q
(b) V
(c) T
(d)D
(e) None of these

Q2. Four of the following are alike in a certain way so form a group, which of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) A-V
(b) P-Z
(c) W-S
(d) V-T
(e) P-E

Q3. Which of the following box is placed exactly between box P and box R in the row?
(a) W
(b) U
(c) V
(d) C
(e) Z

Q4. Which of the following statement is not true?
(a) Box E and Box A are placed in the same column
(b) Box Z is placed to the south west of box R
(c) Box V is placed below the box P
(d) Box T and box Y are placed in the same column
(e) Box C is placed to the east of box D

Q5. Which of the following box is placed to the south east of box X?
(a) R
(b) Z
(c) All of them
(d) S
(e) T

Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below, consist of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read the three statements and Give answer
(a) If the data in statement I and II together are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement III is not required to answer the question.
(b) If the data in statement I and III together are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II is not required to answer the question.
(c) If the data in statement II and III are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I is not required to answer the question.
(d) If the data in all the three statements I, II and III together are necessary to answer the question.
(e) If the data in all the statements, I, II and III even together are not sufficient to answer the question

Q6. Seven persons i.e. M, N, O, P, Q, R and S are participated in a cooking competition then who among the following get the first rank?
I. Only one person get the lesser rank than the one who get just one rank less than the N.
II. Only three persons get the more rank from either P or Q. S rank is more than the O’s and M’s rank. R’s rank is the least one.
III. S’s rank is more than P’s rank. Q’s rank is just one rank more than R’s rank. P’s rank is not more than O’s and M’s rank.

Q7. Five different books i.e. VN, JU, KI, LA and SD are read by Sam on five different dates i.e. 12th, 14th, 16th, 19th and 23rd of the same month i.e. January. Which among the following book is read on 16th January?
I. JU is read by Sam before SD. KI is read on 19th January.
II. LA is read after SD. The number of books read before VN is one more than the number of books read after LA.
III. No book is read after LA.

Q8. Seven persons i.e. P, Q, R, S, T,U and V are living on an eight floor building such that first floor is numbered as 1st floor , just above floor is numbered as 2nd floor and so on till the topmost floor is numbered as 8th floor where one floor is remained as vacant. All the information is not necessarily in the same order. Which floor is the vacant floor?
I. U lives on 4th floor but below the Q’s floor. There are two floors gap between P’s and R’s floor.
II. Q lives on an even numbered floor but below P’s floor.
III. S lives immediately below T’s floor. R lives on an odd numbered floor.

Q9. Six cars C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 and C6 are placed in a parking in a row at a particular distance such that the distance (in meter) between each car is a multiple of 7 in a successive order. All the information is not necessarily in the same order. Find out the distance between the C2 and C5?
I. The distance between the C4 and C6 is 84m. Only C5 is parked to the east of C6.
II. The distance between the C4 and C3 is twice the distance between C5 and C3.
III. The distance between the C1 and C6 is 63m. Only C2 is parked to the west of C4.

Q10. A certain number of persons are sitting in a row and all of them are facing in north. Find the total number of persons sitting in a row?
I. Three persons sit between Q and V. X sits second to the left of Q. U sits third to the left of Q.
II. Two persons sit between U and Z. Y sits to the left of U. Only one person sits to the left of Y.
III. Two persons sit between Q and T. V is the only neighbor of W. Z sits at one of the extreme end.

Q11. India and the UAE have discussed measures to deepen cooperation in a range of areas including defense, security, terrorism and trade as the two countries held the second round of their strategic dialogue in Abu Dhabi.
Which among the following is not-in-line with given statement?
(I)The Indian delegation at the talks held yesterday was led by Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar while the UAE side was headed by its Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash.
(II)India ships wheat to Afghanistan via Chabahar. India on Sunday began shipment of wheat to Afghanistan through the Iranian port of Chabahar.
(III)The UAE has raised its investment profile in India, and cooperation has increased on security issues, the statement said.
(a)Only I
(b)Both II and III
(c)Both I and III
(d)Only II
(e)None of these

Q12. Modi government to reframe social welfare schemes for OBCs. In the run-up to the high stakes elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the Narendra Modi-led government has moved to reframe social welfare schemes for other backward classes (OBCs).
Which among the following can be hypothesized from the given statement?
(I)The targeted schemes promise quality residential accommodation and scholarships to OBC students.
(II) This reframe of social welfare schemes for OBCs by the Modi government is a political move to target high stakes elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
(III) The ministry has laid down guidelines for construction of hostels, which would be energy efficient, economical yet good quality.
(a) Only (I)
(b) Both (III) and (I)
(c) Only (II)
(d) Both (II) and (III)
(e) None of these

Direction (13-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
First 12 even natural numbers are written from top to Bottom. The letters of word “BROKEN” are written in the same order against each multiple of 4 (one letter against one number) from top to bottom. There are two even natural numbers between B and S. No letters are between E and Z. The number of letters between T and S is same as between P and S. Letter K is above the letter P.

Q13. If M is exactly between O and K then how many letters between M and R?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Three
(d) More than three
(e) None of these

Q14. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the 2nd , 8th, 18th, and 20th position letters ,then what would be the third letter of the meaningful word thus formed from the right end? If more than one such word can be formed give ‘Y’ as the answer. If no such word can be formed, give ‘Z’ as your answer.
(a) Y
(b) E
(c) P
(d) Z
(e) T

Q15. The number of letters between R and O is same as the number of letters between Z and ___?
(a) T
(b) S
(c) P
(d) B
(e) N

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