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# Reasoning Quiz For IBPS Clerk Prelims 2023 -14th August

Directions (1-5): Study the following series carefully & answer the questions:

E 7 & S 4 6 T # @ C 9 M N 1 ! D F 5 L Q \$ X 8

Q1. If all the symbols are dropped, then which element will be second to the right of eighth element from left end?
(a) 9
(b) M
(c) N
(d) 1
(e) D

Q2. How many symbols lies between 2nd number from left end and 2nd number from right end?
(a) 5
(b) 4
(c) 3
(d) 2
(e) 1

Q3. If all the numbers are dropped, then which element will be second to the left of twelfth element from left end?
(a) !
(b) 1
(c) D
(d) 5
(e) None of the above

Q4. How many such consonants are in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a vowel or immediately followed by a symbol but not both?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Q5. How many such consonants are in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a vowel but not immediately preceded by a number?
(a) None
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) Five

Directions (6-10): Answer the questions based on the information given below:
Certain number of persons sits in a straight row facing north. V doesn’t sit adjacent to L. Five persons sit between K and D. A sits exactly between K and D. Five persons sit between A and V. L sits 4th to the right of K. D sits 2nd from one of the extreme ends. Two persons sit between V and G. Number of persons to the right of G is two more than those to the left of K. P sits 3rd to the right of Q who sits exactly in the middle of the row.

Q6. Who sits adjacent to P?
(a) K
(b) A
(c) None of these
(d) L
(e) G

Q7. How many persons sit to the left of G?
(a) Six
(b) Nine
(c) Four
(d) Five
(e) None of these

Q8. How many persons sit in the row?
(a) 21
(b) 17
(c) 19
(d) 15
(e) None of these

Q9. Who among the following doesn’t sit to the left of Q?
I. V
II. K
III. G
(a) Only I
(b) Only II
(c) Only III
(d) Only I and II
(e) Only II and III

Q10. What is the position of Q with respect to K?
(a) 3rd to the left
(b) 2nd to the left
(c) 4th to the right
(d) 2nd to the right
(e) None of these

Solutions

Solutions (1-5):
S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. After dropping symbols: E 7 S 4 6 T C 9 M N 1 D F 5 L Q X 8.
So, N will be second to the right of eighth element from left end. Hence, option (c) is correct answer.

S2. Ans. (c)
Sol. There are three symbols between 2nd number from left end and 2nd number from right end.

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. After dropping numbers: E & S T # @ C M N ! D F L Q \$ X
So, ! will be second to the left of twelfth element from left end. Hence, option (a) is correct answer.

S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. Given Series – E 7 & S 4 6 T # @ C 9 M N 1 ! D F 5 L Q \$ X 8
So, there are two consonants T and Q.

S5. Ans. (a)
Sol. Given Series – E 7 & S 4 6 T # @ C 9 M N 1 ! D F 5 L Q \$ X 8
So, there is no consonant.

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