# Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO Mains 2017

The reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the given information and answer the questions:
Eight faculty of Career Power Institute A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a straight line .Some of them are facing north while some of them are facing south. They all teach different subject viz. Reasoning, Math’s, English, Computer, History, Geography, Current Affairs and Banking but not necessarily in the same order.
A teaches Computer and sits third from one of the extreme end of line. There are three faculty sit between A and H who teaches Math’s. H does not sit any of the extreme ends of the line. G sits second to right of H. The one who teaches History does not sit adjacent to one who teaches Math’s. B teaches History and sits third to right of F, who teaches Reasoning. C does not teach Geography. E does not teach Current Affairs. B does not sit any of the extreme ends of the line. There are as many as faculty sits between C and one who teaches English and as between D and one who teaches English. F faces south. D teaches neither Current Affairs nor Geography. Immediate neighbor of H faces same direction as of H (Same direction means if H faces north then both neighbors of H faces north and vice-versa). C sits one of the extreme ends of line. G sits second to right of A, and both faces same direction (Same direction means if A faces south then G also faces south and vice-versa). B sits second to right of D and both faces opposite direction (opposite direction means D faces north then B faces south and vice-versa).
Q1. Who among following sits immediate left of one who teaches Reasoning?
(a) F
(b) A
(c) D
(d) No one.
(e) C
Q2. Who among following sits third to right of C?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) A
(d) G
(e) F
Q3. Who among following sits exactly between D and B?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) F
(d) H
(e) None of these
Q4. Who among following teaches Banking?
(a) G
(b) B
(c) A
(d) D
(e) F
Q5. Who among following sits third to left one who teaches English?
(a) The one who teaches History
(b) The one who teaches Computer
(c) The one who teaches Banking
(d) The one who teaches Current Affairs
(e) None of these.
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 an input and its rearrangement:
Input: no 72 some 53 town 58 work 78 more 65
Step I: 78 no 72 some 53 town 58 work 65 more
Step II: 78 72 some 53 town 58 work 65 more no
Step III: 78 72 65 53 town 58 work more no some
Step IV: 78 72 65 58 53 work more no some town
Step V: 78 72 65 58 53 more no some town work
Step V is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input: why 16 for cream 21 on hello 33 38 moon 31 25
Q6. What is the position of ‘moon’ in Step IV?
(a) Second from the left
(b) Extreme right end
(c) Third from the right
(d) Seventh from the left
(e) None of these
Q7. Which of the following is eighth from the left in Step V?
(a) why
(b) 16
(c) cream
(d) 21
(e) None of these
Q8. How many steps will be required to complete this arrangement?
(a) Five
(b) Eight
(c) Seven
(d) Six
(e) None of these
Q9. What is the position of ‘on’ in Step VI?
(a) Eleventh from the left end
(b) Sixth from the right end
(c) Second from the right end
(d) Only (a) and (c)
(e) None of these
Q10. Which of the following represents Step VII?
(a) 38 33 31 why 16 21 on moon 25 cream for hello
(b) 38 33 why 16 21 moon on 25 cream for hello
(c) 38 why 16 for 21 on hello 33 moon 31 25 cream
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) There is no such step
Directions (11-15): Each of the 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.
(a) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(b) 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.
(c) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Q11. Among M, P, K, J, T and W, who is lighter than only the heaviest?
I. P is heavier than M and T.
II. W is heavier than P but lighter than J, who is not the heaviest.
Q12. What is Sunetra’s rank from top in a class of 45 students?
I. Sunetra is seven ranks below Abhijit, who ranks tenth from the top.
II. Sunetra is six ranks above Sudhakar, who ranks twenty-third from the bottom.
Q13. Amongst A, B, C, D, E and F, each are having a different height. Who is the shortest?
I. C is shorter than only B.
II. A is taller than only D and F.
Q14. Is Bhavana five years old?
I. Kalpana is seven years old and is younger than Bhavana.
II. Bhavana is two years older than Ramesh, who is six years old.
Q15. What is the code for ‘week’ in a code language?
I. ‘Ja in ga’ means ‘interesting week ahead’, ‘ga re sa’ means ‘song was interesting’ and ‘po ja ka’ means ‘blocks are ahead’.
II. ‘Ke in pe’ means ‘after first week’, ‘ge in pe’ means ‘week after month’ and ‘re sa ta’ means ‘song was disco’.
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