# Reasoning Quiz for Canara PO Exam: 22nd December 2018

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### Reasoning Quiz for Canara 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 Canara PO Mains 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 given questions.

Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H sit in a row and some of them face north and some face south. B and C sit third to the left of each other. Same number of person sit to the left of B and C. D is one of the neighbor of B and E is one of the neighbor of C. Both D and E face north. A sits to the right B and faces south. More than two person sit between D and F. F is not sitting at any extreme end. H sits to the left of G who does not face north. Person sit at extreme end face opposite direction. Immediate neighbor of C doesn’t face same direction.

Q1. How many persons sit between D and H?

Two
One
Three
Four
None of these
Solution:

Q2. Which of the following statement is true according to the arrangement?

E sits 2nd left to F
G is exactly between C and H
C does not face south
B faces north
none of these
Solution:

Q3. Four of the following belongs to a group find the one that does not belong to that group?

A
F
C
B
G
Solution:

Q4. Who among the following sits 4th right to G?

E
F
C
B
no one
Solution:

Q5. Which among the following pair of persons represents the ones sitting 2nd from both the ends?

D, G
F, J
F, H
B, D
none of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

A @ B means A is father of B
A % B means A is husband of B
A \$ B means A is sister of B
A £ B means A is mother B
A ¥ B means A is brother of B

Q6. What should come in place of question mark to make the expression “T is grandson of Q” true?
V \$ Q £ W ? Y ¥ T % Z

@
£
¥
%
Either (a) or (b)

Q7. Which of the following statements is false if the given expression is definitely true?
S % N £ P ¥ Q % R \$ O

R is sister-in-law of P
O is sister in law of Q
S is father of Q
S is father in law of R
S is father of P
Solution:

Q8. What should come in place of question mark to make the expression “Y is brother in law of Z” true?
V \$ Q £ W ¥ Y ? T % Z

@
£
¥
%
Either (a) or (b)

Q9. Which of the following statements is true if the given expression is true?
X @ Y \$ Z ¥ P % Q \$ R

R is brother in law of P
X is grandmother of P
Q is daughter of X
Y is sister of P
None of these
Solution:

Q10. Which of the following statements is true if the given expression is definitely true?
S % N £ P ¥ Q % R \$ O

O is sister of R
P is grandmother of O
Q is Son of S
Q is daughter of S
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): 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 input and rearrangement.

Input: 81 41 tooffs 22 toots 32 45 tobed toolls 26 tobes

Step I: 22 41 tooffs toots 32 45 tobed toolls 26 tobes 81
Step II: 22 26 41 tooffs toots 32 tobed toolls tobes 81 45
Step III: 22 26 32 tooffs toots tobed toolls tobes 81 45 41
Step IV: 22 26 32 tobed tooffs toots toolls tobes 81 45 41
Step V: 22 26 32 tobed tobes tooffs toots toolls 81 45 41
Step VI:22 26 32 tobed tobes tooffs toolls toots 81 45 41

Step VI is the final step after rearrangement.

As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: 48 19 glow 71 58 rice 16 cat 31 brick

Q11. Which word/number would be at the fifth position from left end in step IV?

brick
31
glow
rice
None of these
Solution:

In the following machine input-output, first the numbers are arranged at both the ends and then the numbers are arranged according to alphabetical series.
For numbers- Lowest number is arranged at the left end and the highest number is arranged at the right end. Then the 2nd lowest number is arranged to the right of the lowest number and the 2nd highest number is arranged to the right of the highest number I n step 2 and so on till all the numbers are arranged.
For words- They are arranged in alphabetical order.

Input: 48 19 glow 71 58 rice 16 cat 31 brick

Step I: 16 48 19 glow 58 rice cat 31 brick 71
Step II: 16 19 48 glow rice cat 31 brick 71 58
Step III: 16 19 31 glow rice cat brick 71 58 48
Step IV: 16 19 31 brick glow rice cat 71 58 48
Step V: 16 19 31 brick cat glow rice 71 58 48
Step V is the last step of the arrangement.

Q12. Which word/number would be at the 4th position from right end in step II?

brick
31
glow
rice
None of these
Solution:

In the following machine input-output, first the numbers are arranged at both the ends and then the numbers are arranged according to alphabetical series.
For numbers- Lowest number is arranged at the left end and the highest number is arranged at the right end. Then the 2nd lowest number is arranged to the right of the lowest number and the 2nd highest number is arranged to the right of the highest number I n step 2 and so on till all the numbers are arranged.
For words- They are arranged in alphabetical order.

Input: 48 19 glow 71 58 rice 16 cat 31 brick

Step I: 16 48 19 glow 58 rice cat 31 brick 71
Step II: 16 19 48 glow rice cat 31 brick 71 58
Step III: 16 19 31 glow rice cat brick 71 58 48
Step IV: 16 19 31 brick glow rice cat 71 58 48
Step V: 16 19 31 brick cat glow rice 71 58 48
Step V is the last step of the arrangement.

Q13. Which step number should be the following output? “16 19 31 brick cat glow rice 71 48 58”

Step III
Step IV
Step II
Step VI
No Such step
Solution:

In the following machine input-output, first the numbers are arranged at both the ends and then the numbers are arranged according to alphabetical series.
For numbers- Lowest number is arranged at the left end and the highest number is arranged at the right end. Then the 2nd lowest number is arranged to the right of the lowest number and the 2nd highest number is arranged to the right of the highest number I n step 2 and so on till all the numbers are arranged.
For words- They are arranged in alphabetical order.

Input: 48 19 glow 71 58 rice 16 cat 31 brick

Step I: 16 48 19 glow 58 rice cat 31 brick 71
Step II: 16 19 48 glow rice cat 31 brick 71 58
Step III: 16 19 31 glow rice cat brick 71 58 48
Step IV: 16 19 31 brick glow rice cat 71 58 48
Step V: 16 19 31 brick cat glow rice 71 58 48
Step V is the last step of the arrangement.

Q14. Which word/number would be at the 6th position from right end in step III?

brick
31
glow
rice
None of these
Solution:

In the following machine input-output, first the numbers are arranged at both the ends and then the numbers are arranged according to alphabetical series.
For numbers- Lowest number is arranged at the left end and the highest number is arranged at the right end. Then the 2nd lowest number is arranged to the right of the lowest number and the 2nd highest number is arranged to the right of the highest number I n step 2 and so on till all the numbers are arranged.
For words- They are arranged in alphabetical order.

Input: 48 19 glow 71 58 rice 16 cat 31 brick

Step I: 16 48 19 glow 58 rice cat 31 brick 71
Step II: 16 19 48 glow rice cat 31 brick 71 58
Step III: 16 19 31 glow rice cat brick 71 58 48
Step IV: 16 19 31 brick glow rice cat 71 58 48
Step V: 16 19 31 brick cat glow rice 71 58 48
Step V is the last step of the arrangement.

Q15. How many steps are required to get the final output?

3
4
6
5
7
Solution:

In the following machine input-output, first the numbers are arranged at both the ends and then the numbers are arranged according to alphabetical series.
For numbers- Lowest number is arranged at the left end and the highest number is arranged at the right end. Then the 2nd lowest number is arranged to the right of the lowest number and the 2nd highest number is arranged to the right of the highest number I n step 2 and so on till all the numbers are arranged.
For words- They are arranged in alphabetical order.

Input: 48 19 glow 71 58 rice 16 cat 31 brick

Step I: 16 48 19 glow 58 rice cat 31 brick 71
Step II: 16 19 48 glow rice cat 31 brick 71 58
Step III: 16 19 31 glow rice cat brick 71 58 48
Step IV: 16 19 31 brick glow rice cat 71 58 48
Step V: 16 19 31 brick cat glow rice 71 58 48
Step V is the last step of the arrangement.