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# Reasoning Quiz For IBPS PO Prelims 2023 -22nd August

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions accordingly.

1 F V 2 H \$ J @ 3 R * + 4 ? X C # L % N 5 6 G

Q1. How many such numbers are immediately followed by a letter in the given arrangement?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above

Q2. If all the symbols are dropped, then which of the following will be 8th element to the left of 7th element from right end in the given arrangement?
(a) 3
(b) F
(c) V
(d) 1
(e) None of the above

Q3. In the given arrangement, how many letters are immediately followed & preceded by a number?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above

Q4. What will be the sum of all even numbers in the given arrangement?
(a) 10
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 14
(e) None of the above

Q5. How many such symbols are immediately followed by a consonant and immediately preceded by a vowel in the given arrangement?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions below, some statements are given followed by some Conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even, if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
(a) If only conclusion I follows.
(b) If only conclusion II follows.
(c) If either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) If both conclusions I and II follow.

Q6. Statements: Some cherry are sweet
No sweet is Tomato
All tomato are kiwi
Conclusions: I: Some kiwi are not sweet
II: All cherry can never be Kiwi

Q7. Statements: All Dam are steel
Some steel are iron
No pen is steel.
Conclusions: I: All steel is Dam
II: Some iron are not Pen

Q8. Statements: Some place are keyboard
No keyboard is mouse
No place is bottle
Conclusions: I. All place can never be mouse
II. All mouse can never be bottle

Q9. Statements: Only king is lion
Some king are tiger
No tiger is duck
Conclusions: I. All duck are king is possibility
II. Some lion are tiger is a possibility

Q10. Statements: Only few water is blue
Some blue is red
All red is green
Conclusions: I. Some green are water
II. No water is green

Solutions

Solutions (1-5):
S1. Ans. (d)
Sol. Given series: 1 F V 2 H \$ J @ 3 R * + 4 ? X C # L % N 5 6 G
So, four numbers are immediately followed by a letter in the given arrangement.

S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. If all the symbols are dropped, then the arrangement will be: 1 F V 2 H J 3 R 4 X C L N 5 6 G
So, 8th element to the left of 7th element from right end in the given arrangement is F.

S3. Ans. (e)
Sol. Given series: 1 F V 2 H \$ J @ 3 R * + 4 ? X C # L % N 5 6 G
There is no such letter which is immediately followed & preceded by a number.

S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. Given series: 1 F V 2 H \$ J @ 3 R * + 4 ? X C # L % N 5 6 G
Sum of even numbers = (2 + 4 + 6) = 12.

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol. Given series: 1 F V 2 H \$ J @ 3 R * + 4 ? X C # L % N 5 6 G
So, there is no symbol which is immediately followed by a consonant and immediately preceded by a vowel in the given arrangement.

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IBPS PO Prelims will be conducted on 23, 30 September, and 1 October 2023.