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# Reasoning Quiz For IBPS PO Prelims 2023 -24th July

Directions (1-2): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Riya starts walking towards her friend’s house. She walks 18 km towards north direction from point P and reach at point Q and then 8 km towards west direction from point Q to reach at point R. She then turned to the south direction and covered 6 km to reach at 6point S. Further, she turned to east direction and covered 5 km to reach at point T. Finally, she turned to the south direction and covered 12 km to reach at a point U where Riya’s friend’s house is situated.

Q1. If point M is 3 km to the north of point T and point B is 3 km to the south of point Q then, what is the shortest distance between point M and point B?
(a) 5 km
(b) 8 km
(c) 7 km
(d) 3 km
(e) 2 km

Q2. If point H is 4 km to the north of point P then, in which direction and how far is point H is from point U?
(a) 3 km, east
(b) 5 km, north-east
(c) 5 km north
(d) 3 km, north-east
(e) 6 km, south-east

Directions (3-5): These questions are based on the following arrangement of letter, number and symbol.

N 7 4 A G H K # 5 Q R % 2 3 D F * L M 6 B E 8 @ 1 ! P W 9

Q3. Which of the following element will be the fourth to the left of the eleventh element from the left end?
(a) @
(b) !
(c) 1
(d) P
(e) K

Q4. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a numeral but not immediately preceded by a numeral?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q5. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a numeral?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Directions (6-10): Study the given information and answer the questions:
Eight boxes are placed one above the other in a stack. Each box contains different flowers lily, jasmine, daffodil, rose, marigold, lotus, sunflower, daisy. There are two boxes between Box P and the box which contains sunflower. The box which contains sunflower placed below box P. Three boxes are between the box which contains lily and sunflower. Box R is placed above box P. Box S is below Box Q but not just below. Three boxes are kept between box U and the box which contains lily. Box S is just above the box which contains jasmine. Two boxes are between boxes R and Q, which is below box R. Neither box R nor the box which contains lily in bottom four positions. Box T contains marigold but it is not placed at bottommost position. Box Q does not contain daffodil and daisy. Box R is just above the box which contains rose. The bottommost box does not contain daffodil and jasmine. Not more than two boxes are kept between Box V and W, which is below box V.

Q6. Which of the following box contains lily?
(a) R
(b) Q
(c) U
(d) S
(e) None of these

Q7. How many boxes placed between R and S?
(a) Three
(b) Two
(c) Four
(d) More than four
(e) None

Q8. Which of the following box is placed just above the box which contains lotus?
(a) S
(b) T
(c) P
(d) U
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following box placed at the bottommost position?
(a) S
(b) The box which contains daisy
(c) T
(d) The box which contains lotus
(e) None of these

Q10. The number of boxes placed above box Q is same as the number of boxes placed below box ____?
(a) V
(b) P
(c) S
(d) T
(e) U

Solutions

Solutions (3-5):
S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. 4th to left of 11th from left= 11-4=7th from left = K

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. K#5, R%2

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. 5Q, 3D, 6B

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### When will the IBPS PO prelims 2023 be conducted?

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