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# IBPS PO Reasoning Quiz –19-10-2015

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Direction (1 - 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.

Two females sit in the middle of the sides and two at the corners. 'A sits second to the left of G. G sits in the middle of one of the sides. C sits fourth to the right of his wife and his wife is not an immediate neighbour of A or G. B sits third to right of her husband. B does not sit at any of the corners. Only D sits between B and H. H is the husband of A. E is a male.

1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?

(1) No two males are immediate neighbours of each other

(2) G and H do not face each other in the seating arrangement

(3) E and D are immediate neighbours of each other

(4) F is a male and sits diagonally opposite to E

(5) A sits in the centre of one of the sides of the square table

2. Who amongst the following is B's husband?

(1) C (2) 13 (3) E (4) F (5) Cannot be determined

3. How many people sit between B and C when counted in anticlockwise direction from B?

(1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) Four

4. Who amongst the following is the wife of C?

(1) D (2) F (3) B (4) G (5) Cannot be determined

5. What is the position of E with respect to C?

(1) Immediately to the left

(2) Second to the left

(3) Third to the right

(4) Immediately to the right

(5) Second to the right

Direction (6 - 7): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:

A word and number rearrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. Following is an illustration of input and the rearrangement.

Input: flight 37 delay an 53 87 hour 19 by 46

Step I: 87 flight 37 delay 53 hour 19 by 46 an

Step II: 87 53 flight 37 delay hour 19 46 by an

Step III: 87 53 46 flight 37 hour 19 delay by an

Step IV: 87 53 46 37 hour 19 flight delay by an

Step V: 87 53 46 37 19 hour flight! Delay by an

Step V is the last step of the arrangement of the above input as l the intended rearrangement is f obtained.

As per the rules followed in the above steps, answer the following questions based upon the in put:

24 cross 82 road 93 safe 13 jail halt 46

6. Which of the following would be the second step after the rearrangement?

(1) 93 82 46 24 13 safe road jam halt cross

(2) 93 82 46 24 road safe 13 jam halt cross

(3) 93 82 24 road safe 13 jam 46 halt cross

(4) 93 24 82 road safe 13 jam halt 46 cross

(5) None of these

7. Which of the following would be the final arrangement?

(1) 93 82 46 24 13 safe road jam halt cross

(2) 93 82 46 13 24 safe road jam halt cross

(3) 13 24 46 82 93 safe road jam halt cross

(4) 93 82 46 24 13 cross halt jam road safe

(5) Safe road jam halt cross 93 82 46 24 13

Direction (8 - 10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and —

Give answer (1) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (2) if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (3) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (4) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (5) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

8. In which month of the year did the construction of the building begin?

I. The construction engineer correctly remembers that the construction began before September but after May and that particular month did not have 31 days.

II. The builder correctly remembers that the construction began after February but before October and the fact that, that particular month did not have 31 days.

9. How many runs did Team X make?

I. The umpire of the match correctly mentions that had the batsman from team X scored two more runs, the team would have won the match by 28 runs.

II. The coach correctly mentions that the batsman from Team X missed his century by two runs.

10. Who among P, Q, R and S is the shortest?

I. S is not as tall as R but is taller than Q.

II. R is not the tallest.

(1 - 5):

H is husband of A, C is husband of D. E is husband of B.

1. 5; Option (5) is true.

2. 3; E is husband of B.

3. 3; Two persons

4. 1; D is wife of C.

5. 5; Second to the right.

(6 - 7):

In each step one number and one word are re-arranged. The numbers are arranged from the left in descending order and the words are arranged from the right in alphabetical order.

Input : 24 cross 82 road 93 safe 13 jam halt 46

Step I : 93 24 82 road safe 13 jam halt 46 cross

Step II: 93 82 24 road safe 13 jam 46 halt cross

Step III : 93 82 46 24 road safe 13 jam halt cross

Step IV : 93 82 46 24 13 safe road jam halt cross

6. 3; Step II : 93 82 24 road safe 13 jam 46 halt cross

7. 1; Option (1) is the final arrangement.

8. 1; From statement I Construction of the building begins in June.

From statement II Construction begins in April or June or September.

9. 4; From statement I No answer

From statement II One Batsman of Team X makes 98 runs.

10. 5; From both the statements P > R > S > Q