# Reasoning Questions for IBPS RRB mains 2016

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. They belong to different cities, viz Pakistan, Russia, India, Malasyia, Japan, SriLanka, Patiala and Germany, but not necessarily in the same order. They also read three different magazines – India Today, Chronicle and Times. At least two persons read one magazine.
Only D and E read India Today and D sits third to the right of E. A is from Japan and reads Chronicle and sits on the immediate right of E. F is from Malasyia and reads Times. H reads the same magazine as G. G is third to the left of F. B sits opposite the person who is from Germany. C sits exactly opposite the person who belongs to Pakistan. The persons who belong to SriLanka and India read Chronicle. G is from Germany. B is from India. The persons who read Chronicle do not sits adjacent to each other. The one who is from Patiala does not read Chronicle or India Today. H is not from SriLanka.

Q1. Who among the following is from Russia?
(a) The one who reads Times
(b) D
(c) The one who reads Chronicle
(d) E
(e) None of the above

Q2. Which of the following groups read Times magazine?
(a) F, G, H
(b) C, G, H
(c) B, C, H
(d) G, F, C
(e) None of the above

Q3. E belongs to which of the following cities?
(a) SriLanka
(b) Russia
(c) Pakistan
(d) Patiala
(e) None of the above

Q4. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) G-Chronicle- Germany
(b) C-Times-Russia
(c) D-India Today-Pakistan
(d) None is true
(e) None of the above

Q5. Which of the following statements is/are true?
(a) G is from Germany and reads Chronicle.
(b) C is from SriLanka and reads Chronicle.
(c) F does not read Times.
(d) H belongs to Russia and reads India Today.
(e) None of the above

Directions (6-10): Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions:
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of an input and rearrangement (All the numbers are two-digit numbers):
Input: dear our 53 29 fight 28 any 18
Step I: 29 dear our 53 fight 28 any 18
Step II: dear 29 our 53 fight 28 any 18
Step III: 53 dear 29 our fight 28 any 18
Step IV: fight 53 dear 29 our 28 any 18
Step V: 18 fight 53 dear 29 our 28 any
Step VI: any 18 fight 53 dear 29 our 28
Step VII: 28 any 18 fight 53 dear 29 our
Step VIII: our 28 any 18 fight 53 dear 29
And Step VIII is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input: image 92 83 like 42 care 19 over tiger 54 39 bold ear.

Q6. How many steps will be required to complete the given input?
(a) Eight
(b) Twelve
(c) Eleven
(d) Thirteen
(e) None of the above

Q7. How many elements are there between ‘bold’ and ‘over’ in the second-last step?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above

Q8. What is the position of ‘42’ in step VII?
(a) Fifth from the left end
(b) Fifth from the right end
(c) First from the left end
(d) Ninth from the right end
(e) None of the above

Q9. Which of the following is seventh to the left of ‘like’ in Step V?
(a) care
(b) 83
(c) image
(d) over
(e) None of the above

Q10. Which of the following is sixth to the right of the third element from the left end in Step X?
(a) 39
(b) 19
(c) bold
(d) image
(e) None of the above

Directions (11-15): Each of the questions below consists of a question ad 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 statements 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 in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Q11. There are seven letters M, S, L, I, P, R and E. Can the word PRELIMS be formed?
I. I is placed third to the right of R. M is placed second to the right of L. M is not the last letter of the word. P is not placed near S or L.
II. P is placed third to the left of L and E is placed adjacent to L. S is placed second to the right of I.
Q12. Point M is in which direction with respect to Point X?
I. Point R is to the north of Point X. Point L is to the south of Point M and X.
II. Point T is to the east of Point J, which is to the south of Point X. Point P is to the north of Point M and to the west of Point T.
Q13. Among P, Q, R, S, T and U, who earns the highest salary?
I. S earns more than T but less than at least two persons. P earns more than S but less than Q.
II. R earns more than S but less than U, who is not the highest earner.
Q14. Five friends P, Q, R, S and T sitting around a circle. Some of them are not facing the centre. Is Q facing the centre?
I. S sits second to the left of Q, who is on the immediate left of P. T is on the immediate left of R, who faces the centre.
II. T sits second to the right of P, who is on the immediate left of R. Q is not near T, who faces the centre.
Q15. Among A, B, C, D, E and F, is A greater than C?
I. B is equal to D, who is equal to or smaller than A. E is greater than or equal to D
II. A is greater than or equal to B, who is smaller than or equal to E, who is greater than or equal to D, who is greater than C.