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# Reasoning Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains 2023-23rd September

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Seven friends viz. G, J, U, L, E, N and S lives on seven different floors of the same building. They are the only persons living on that building. The building has ten floors, bottom most floor is numbered as first, the floor above is second, and so on till the topmost floor which is numbered as tenth. Each of them like a different animal viz. Sparrow, Pigeon, Squirrel, Deer, Mouse, Rabbit and Camel but not necessarily in the same order.
N who likes Sparrow lives neither on fifth nor on ninth floor. S likes Camel and lives on an odd numbered floor. J does not live on topmost floor. U lives on seventh floor and likes neither Rabbit nor Sparrow. There are only four floors below the floor on which the one who likes squirrel lives. Only four persons lives below L who likes deer. The one who likes Mouse has more than eight floors below him. All the three floors below G’s floor are empty. The one who likes rabbit lives on an even numbered floor. N lives immediately above J’s floor.

Q1. How many persons are living below S?
(a) One
(b) Three
(c) More than five
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q2. J likes which of the following animals?
(a) Squirrel
(b) Deer
(c) Sparrow
(d) Pigeon
(e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following animals does G like?
(a) Pigeon
(b) Squirrel
(c) Rabbit
(d) Mouse
(e) None of these

Q4. How many floors are there below the floor on which N lives?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) More than four
(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following combinations of person-floor-animal is correct?
(a) L – Eighth – Pigeon
(b) S – Seventh – Camel
(c) U – Seventh – Squirrel
(d) E – Tenth – Mouse
(e) None of these.

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below, a group of digits is given followed by four combinations of letters/ symbols numbered. You have to find out which of the four combinations correctly represents the group of digits based on the letter/ symbol codes and the conditions given below. If none of the four combinations represents the group of digits correctly, give (e) i.e. ‘None of these’ as the answer.

Condition for coding the group elements:
(i). If the first number is even and last letter is vowel, then the codes for the first and the last digits are to be interchanged.
(ii). If the first as well as the last letter is consonant, then both are to be coded by the code for the fourth letter.
(iii). If the first as well as the last number is odd, then both are to be coded by the code for the last number.
(iv). If the first number is odd and last letter is consonant, then both are to be coded by the code for the first number.

Solutions

Solutions (6-10):
S6. Ans. (d)
Sol. Condition (iii) applies
S7. Ans. (c)
Sol. None of the conditions are applied.
S8. Ans. (b)
Sol. Condition (ii) applies
S9. Ans. (d)
Sol. Condition (i) Applies.
S10. Ans. (b)
Sol. Condition (iv) Applies.

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### When is the IBPS Clerk Mains exam scheduled for?

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