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Reasoning Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains 2023- 01 October

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions:
Ten cars are i.e., M, N, O, P, Q, U, V, X, Y and Z parked in two parallel rows (not necessarily in same order). In 1st row M, N, O, P and Q cars are parked facing south. In 2nd row, U, V, X, Y and Z are parked facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each car parked in a row faces another car of the other row. All cars are of different brands i.e., Honda Amaze, Bolero, Tata safari, Nano, Celerio, Alto, I10, Swift, Wagon R, and Tiago (not necessarily in same order).
Car M is not Nano and Car P is Celerio. Car Y is parked third to the left of Car U which is I10. Car M faces the car which is next of Car Y which is Bolero. The one which is Wagon R is parked at extreme end. Car O is parked second to the right of Car M. The one which is Honda Amaze faces the one which is Swift, but Car M is not swift. Only one car is parked between Car N and Car P. Car V and Car Z are parked next to each other. Car Z does not face Car M and Car N which is not Tiago. The one which faces Car U is alto. The one which faces car next to Car Y is Nano.

Q1. How many cars are parked between Car N and Alto?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of these

Q2. Which among the following faces Car P?
(a) U
(b) The one which is swift
(c) X
(d) N
(e) The one which is Tiago

Q3. Which of the following is true regarding Car M?
(a) Car N and Car X are next to Car M
(b) Car M is parked at one of the extreme ends.
(c) Car M is Celerio.
(d) Car P is parked immediate left of Car M
(e) None of these

Q4. Which among the following pair of cars is parked exactly in the middle of the rows?
(a) M, Z
(b) P, Y
(c) None of these
(d) U, N
(e) M, V

Q5. V is which of the following brand?
(a) Nano
(b) Swift
(c) Celerio
(d) Alto
(e) None of these

Directions (6-7): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, \$ and © are used with the following meaning as illustrated below-
‘P@Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’
‘P#Q’ means ‘P is neither equal to nor smaller than Q’
‘P*Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’
‘P%Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’
‘P\$Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statement to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q6. Statements: Y%Z, M#E, L*G, M\$L, G@Y
Conclusions: I. L#Z II. G%E III. M*Y
(a) None is true
(b) Only I and II is true
(c) Only III is true
(d) Either I or II are true
(e) None of these

Q7. Statements: A@S, J%K, G\$Y, J#S, Y\$K
Conclusions: I. K@A II. J#A III. G\$K
(a) Only I and III are true
(b) Only II and III are true
(c) Only I and II are true
(d) All are true
(e) None of these

Directions (8-10): A number arrangement machine when given an input line of numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

INPUT— study tips strategies article week vocabulary
STEP I- article strategies study tips vocabulary week
STEP II- IO14 GV30 GW10 RK12 LI30 VV12
STEP III- 5 3 1 3 3 3
STEP IV- 15 9 3

Step IV is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: english current affairs based hindu thoughts

Q8. Which of the following element is 3rd from the right end in step II?
(a) UR18
(b) ZV10
(c) FM 14
(d) MH14
(e) None of these

Q9. What will the addition of the numbers which is third from the right end in step III and 1st from the left end in step IV?
(a) 24
(b) 30
(c) 61
(d) 12
(e) None of these

Q10. Which of the following element is exactly between ZV10 and SG24 in step II?
(a) UR18
(b) RW10
(c) FM 14
(d) MH14
(e) None of these

Solutions

S6. Ans. (a)
Sol. I. L#Z (False) II. G%E (False) III. M*Y(False)

S7. Ans. (b)
Sol. I. K@A (False) II. J#A (True) III. G\$K(True)

Solutions (8-10):
Sol. In the given Input-Output question the logic is—
For step I- Words are arranged according to alphabetical order.
For Step II- For Letter- Reverse of the 2nd letter and the 2nd last letter.
For Number- If the total number of letters is even then it is multiplied with 3 and if it is odd then it is multiplied with 2.
For Step III- The digits of the numbers in the previous step are added.
For step IV- the first number is multiplied with last number, similarly 2nd number from left is multiplied with 2nd number from right.

INPUT— english current affairs based hindu thoughts
STEP I- affairs based current english hindu thoughts
STEP II- UI14 ZV10 FM 14 MH14 RW10 SG24
STEP III – 5 1 5 5 1 6
STEP IV- 30 1 25

S8. Ans. (d)
S9. Ans. (e)
S10. Ans. (d)

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When is the IBPS Clerk Mains exam scheduled for?

The IBPS Clerk Mains exam is scheduled for 7 October 2023.