# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Mains: 6th November 2018

Dear Aspirants,

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 IBPS 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.

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 Input and rearrangement.

Input : key 17 camel 27 apple parrot 70 vicky ear 31 24

Step 1: 17 key camel 27 apple parrot 70 vicky ear 31 24

Step 2: 17 31 key camel 27 apple parrot 70 vicky ear 24
Step 3: 17 31 apple key camel 27 parrot 70 vicky ear 24
Step 4: 17 31 apple ear key camel 27 parrot 70 vicky 24
Step 5: 17 31 apple ear 27 key camel parrot 70 vicky 24
Step 6:17 31 apple ear 27 camel key parrot 70 vicky 24
Step 7: 17 31 apple ear 27 camel key parrot vicky 70 24
Step 8: 17 31 apple ear 27 camel key parrot vicky 24 70
And step 8 is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above step, find out the appropriate step for the given output.

INPUT: excite don 89 queen 71 fan 15 owl 9 angst 32

Q1. Which step is penultimate step of above input?

Step 7
Step 6
Step 5
Step 8
None of the Above
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd number, All consonant starting word arranges in alphabetical order
(v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: excite don 89 queen 71 fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 1: 71 excite don 89 queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 2: 71 89 excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 3: 71 89 angst excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 32
Step 4: 71 89 angst excite owl don queen fan 15 9 32
Step 5: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 don queen fan 15 32
Step 6: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don queen fan 32
Step 7: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don fan queen 32
Q2. What is the addition of 1st element from left end and 2nd element from right end in step 5?
81
77
89
78
86
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd number, All consonant starting word arranges in alphabetical order
(v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: excite don 89 queen 71 fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 1: 71 excite don 89 queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 2: 71 89 excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 3: 71 89 angst excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 32
Step 4: 71 89 angst excite owl don queen fan 15 9 32
Step 5: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 don queen fan 15 32
Step 6: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don queen fan 32
Step 7: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don fan queen 32
Q3. Which step would be the following output? “71 89 angst excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 32”
Step 3
Step 8
Step 7
Step 1
None of the Above
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd number, All consonant starting word arranges in alphabetical order
(v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: excite don 89 queen 71 fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 1: 71 excite don 89 queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 2: 71 89 excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 3: 71 89 angst excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 32
Step 4: 71 89 angst excite owl don queen fan 15 9 32
Step 5: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 don queen fan 15 32
Step 6: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don queen fan 32
Step 7: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don fan queen 32
Q4. Which element is at 5th position from right end in step 4?
don
owl
15
Queen
89
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd number, All consonant starting word arranges in alphabetical order
(v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: excite don 89 queen 71 fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 1: 71 excite don 89 queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 2: 71 89 excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 3: 71 89 angst excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 32
Step 4: 71 89 angst excite owl don queen fan 15 9 32
Step 5: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 don queen fan 15 32
Step 6: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don queen fan 32
Step 7: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don fan queen 32
Q5. Which element is at 7th position from left end in step 7?
excite
15
owl
32
don
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd number, All consonant starting word arranges in alphabetical order
(v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: excite don 89 queen 71 fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 1: 71 excite don 89 queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 2: 71 89 excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 angst 32
Step 3: 71 89 angst excite don queen fan 15 owl 9 32
Step 4: 71 89 angst excite owl don queen fan 15 9 32
Step 5: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 don queen fan 15 32
Step 6: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don queen fan 32
Step 7: 71 89 angst excite owl 9 15 don fan queen 32
Q6. Among only A, B, C, D, E, and F, B is the son of E and D is the son of C who is father in law of A. F is the mother of A. E’s daughter in law is F whose husband B is father in law of D. B has no son. How E is related to A?
Father
Mother
Son
Father in law
Can’t be determined
Solution:
Q7.Swati walks 20 m towards east. Then She takes right again and walk 10 m. Then she turns left and walks 10 m and then turning right and walk 20 m. Then she turns right again and walk 60 m. She is in which direction from her starting point?
North
North-west
East
North-east
South-west
Solution:
Q8. Prakash starts walking towards East. After walking 35 m, he turns to his right and walks another 40 m. He then turns right again and walks another 35 m. Finally, he turns right and walks 20 m. In which direction and how far is he from the starting point?
20 m, North
35 m, South
35 m, North
20 m, South
None of these
Solution:
Q9. Ramesh faces North and moves 3km. Now he turns left and moves 2km, then he turns 45 degree right and moves 5 km, then again he turns 45 degree left and moved 2km. Now in which direction he is facing?
North
West
South
South east
North east
Solution:
Q10. Sohan is moving 18km towards south direction and after reaching point P, he turns 90 degree anticlockwise and moves 20 km to reach point Q where he turns clockwise 135 degree and moves 2 km to reach point R. At point R, he turns 45 degree anticlockwise and moves 5 km. Now in which direction he is now with respect to P?
South
South- east
South- West
West
North
Solution:
Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-

Ten people are seating on two parallel rows. R, X, D, P and B are seating in row 1 and facing towards North. M, J, Z, O and G are seating in row 2 and facing south. They like different color i.e. Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, Green, Orange, Magenta, Pink, Brown and Peach. They decided to go to different cities i.e. Mumbai, Guwahati, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Surat, Jaipur, Indore, Gangtok and Shimla.

The one who likes brown sits at one of the ends. G likes Blue who faces the one who sits 2nd right of D. O does not want to go Surat. The one who wants to go to Delhi, faces the one who sits immediate right of the one who wants to go Indore and likes magenta. The one who sits at 3rd position from left end of row 1, likes Magenta. The one who likes Red faces the one who sits immediate right of R who wants to go Jaipur. B sits 3rd right of R who likes Green and wants to go Gangtok. There are two students sit between the one who likes Orange and M who wants to go Shimla. The one who likes Orange faces the one who sits immediate right of the one who wants to go Gangtok. The one who wants to go Surat, likes Black and sits diagonally opposite to P. J and G sit together but G does not face the one who likes Magenta. The one who likes Brown faces the one who wants to go chennai, who actually sit 2nd left of J. J does not want to go Indore and Mumbai. There is only one people sits between the one who wants to go to Delhi and P. The one who likes Pink sits 2nd left of the one who likes Peach. P wants to go to Hyderabad and likes brown. R does not want to go either on Mumbai or Guwahati.

Q11. Who among the following wants to go to Delhi?

P
J
X
Z
D
Solution:
Q12. Who among the following faces the one who wants to go to Indore?
B
O
P
R
D
Solution:
Q13. Who among the following sits at right end of row 2?
P
O
B
Z
D
Solution:
Q14. How many person sit between the one who likes Pink and the one who wants to go to Hyderabad?
No one
One
Two
Three
Four
Solution:
Q15. Who among the following faces B?
J
O
P
G
D
Solution:

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