Reasoning Quiz: LIC AAO & IBPS SO



Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

In a family of ten persons—A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J there are five males and five females. All of them are sitting for evening snacks, viz Pizza, Cola, Lemonade, Chocolate (Temptation), Coffee, Tea, Burger, Ice  Cream (Strawberry), Ice-cream (Vanilla), Chocolate (Nestle), but not necessarily in the same order. No couple eat the flavour of the same eat-able.

 In the family of three generations, each female member, except B and H, has two sisters and one brother. The grandson of J does not like Pizza. B has no sister-in-law. A is not drinking tea. No male member eats Chocolate (Temptation) and takes Tea. I is father-in-law of F and he eats lee cream of Vanilla flavour. G, who eats Chocolate (Nestle), is the son-in-law of B. D, who drinks Coffee, is the unmarried sister of E, who does not like Cola. C is sister-in-law of F but she does not like Cola, Lemonade or Tea. E is G’s brother-in-law. B’s father is H ’s husband, who does not like Pizza. The grandparents neither drink any beverages nor eat any sweet stuff.
1.Who among the following likes Chocolate (Temptation)?
A) C  
B) A  
C) F 
D) Can’t say 
E) None of these.

2. F has which of the following drinks/eatables?
A) Ice-cream (Strawberry)  
B) Cola 
C) Lemonade  
D) Can’t say 
E) None of these.
3. Which of the following pairs of persons do not represent a couple?
A) B and I  
B) A and F  
C) G and C 
D) H and J  
E) E and D
4.How many grandsons does J have?
A) Two  
B) Three  
C) One  
D) Can’t say  
E) None of these.

5.How is A related to E?
A) Mother  
B) Sister  
C) Wife  
D) Can’t say  
E) None of these.
Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of the input and its rearrangement.

Input: 33 cent group 50 but 10 way 63 sun 69
Step I: 69 33 cent group 50 10 way 63 sun but
Step II: 69 63 33 group 50 10 way sun cent but
Step III: 69 63 50 33 10 way sun group cent but
Step III is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out for each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input. 
Input: 81 vital 13 leap plunge 24 fall 78 19 arid glib 90 dusty
6. Which step number is the following output?
90 81 78 24 vital I3 plunge 19 leap glib fall dusty arid
A) Step Il  
B) Step IV 
C) Step III  
D) Step V  
E) There is no such step.
7. Which of the following represents the position of ‘19’ in Step V?
A ) Fifih from the right   
B) Third from the left  
C) Eighth from the left
D) Ninth from the right  
E) None of these.
8. Which word/number would be at the 5th position from the left in Step IV? 
A) leap   
B) 13   
C) plunge 
D) 19   
E) None of these

9. Which step would be the last but one?
A)V   
B)VI   
C) IV  
D)VII   
E) None of these.

10. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘24’ and ‘fall’ in the last step?
A) Three   
B) Four   
C) Five  
D) Six   
E) None of these.
Answers:

1. B
2. B
3. E
4. C
5. B
6. C
7. D
8. D
9. C
10.D