Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS PO Mains – Set 2

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Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS PO Mains – Set 2
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y and Z are eight family members sitting around a circular table in a restaurant. All of them are facing the center. Three of the family members are non - vegetarian and others are vegetarian. All the eight family members are government servants. They are Commissioner, Engineer, IAS, IPS, Major, Scientist, Manager and Teacher, but not necessarily in the same order. There are two married couples, three brothers, two daughters, one granddaughter and one grandson in the group. Two of the female members in the group P and Z order for the same food. The food ordered in the restaurant are Mixed Veg, Kufta, Matar - Paneer, Mutton Korma, Veg Biryani, Egg Biryani and Dal Makhani.
Y, a Commissioner, is the head of the family, and is immediate neighbor of Z and S. The granddaughter X is sitting third to the left of Y. The grandmother of X is sitting on the immediate left of her. X is vegetarian. W is sitting second to the right of his father Y. He is a Major, and orders for Dal Makhani.
Only Y’s daughter is sitting exactly between P and W. She orders for Veg Biryani and she is a Scientist. Z is an IAS officer and Q is an IPS. The son of Z is sitting on the immediate left of his father. His father is an Engineer. R is a Scientist and is sitting on the immediate left of her mother. She orders for Veg Biryani.
S, the husband of the IAS, ordered for Egg Biryani and his mother orders for Mutton Korma. The one who is an IPS sits second to the right of P, who is an immediate neighbor of the Scientist and the Manager. The Manager does not like Mixed Veg and the Commissioner does not like Matar Paneer or Kufta.
1. What dish like by person who sit 3rd to right of Teacher?
a) Egg Biryani
b) Veg Biryani
c) Mutton Korma
d) Dal Makhani
e) Other than the given options
2. How a person who is sitting 2nd to right of Commissioner related to an IPS officer?
a) Father
b) Grandfather
c) Husband
d) Uncle
e) Brother
3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their sitting arrangement above. Which one doesn’t belong to the group?
a) R
b) Z
c) P
d) S
e) All belong to same group.
4. Which of the following combination is possibly False?
a) Q – IPS - Kufta
b) P – Teacher – Mutton - Kurma
c) W – Major – Dal - Makhni
d) S – Engineer – Egg - Biryani
e) All are definitely true
5. Who is sitting 3rd to left of IPS?
a) Manager
b) IAS
c) Scientist
d) Commissioner
e) Engineer
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the questions.
Twelve friends are sitting in a hotel in two parallel rows of chairs containing six people each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1:Alok, Rekha, Shushma, Kaushal, Mahesh and Praveen are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2:Ravi, Sunil, Priya, Shikha, Bhusan and Akshay are seated and all of them are facing north. Each of them likes a different colour viz black, white, red, yellow, blue, green, magenta, cyan, mustard, brown, purple and pink. Each of them likes different brand namely:Zara, Forever, H&M, Levis, Mufti, Koovs, Biba, Westside, Arrow, Pantaloon, Raymond and Killer but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them like a different city of world such as, London, Dubai, Paris, Newyork, Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo, Rome, Shanghai, Miami, Vienna and Dublin. In the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
Rekha, whose favorite city is Newyork, does not an immediate neighbor of Kaushal and does not like Forever brand. Shikha likes black colour but does not like Dubai. The person, whose favorite city is London, faces the person, who sits second to the right of the person, whose favorite city is Singapore. Sunil who likes cyan colour sits between the persons who like Mufti and Killer brand. There are two persons sitting on the right side of Akshay, who sit second to the right of the person, whose favorite city is Miami. Kaushal, whose favorite city is Seoul and favorite colour is white sits third to the left of the person who likes Forever brand. Kaushal and the person who likes Forever do not sit at extreme ends of row. Mahesh likes green colour and faces the person who likes Raymond and Dublin city. The person, who likes Pantaloon sits second to the left of the person who likes Koovs and second to the right of the person who likes Biba. The person who likes Shanghai does not sit in row 2 and is an immediate left neighbor of the person who likes Westside. Shikha and Sunil face the persons whose favorite cities are Seoul and Singapore respectively. Priya who likes purple but does not like Raymond faces the person, who likes Zara. Akshay, who likes Mufti, faces the immediate neighbour of Alok, who likes H&M. The person; whose favorite city is Rome does not sit in row 2 and faces the person who likes Vienna. Ravi faces the person who likes Tokyo. Praveen, who likes Levis and blue colour, does not sit at the extreme end of the row. The one who likes pink colour sits between the person who likes blue and yellow colour. The one who likes red colour doesn’t sit in second row and face the person who sits immediate next to the person who likes mustard colour. The one who likes brown colour does not sit on extreme end of the row.
6. Who likes Magenta colour?
a) Mahesh
b) Shushma
c) Alok
d) Akshay
e) None of these
7. The person who sits second to the left of Rekha faces to whom?
a) Sunil
b) Ravi
c) Akshay
d) Shikha
e) Cannot be determined
8. Who likes Arrow brand?
a) Mahesh
b) Kaushal
c) Praveen
d) Alok
e) None of these
9. Rekha likes which of the following colour?
a) Red
b) Blue
c) Green
d) Yellow
e) None of these
10. How many people sit between Priya and Bhusan?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) Cannot be determined
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code,
‘Condition  Publish  Media  Paragraph’ is written as ‘OM36    AS36   EZ20     US28’,
‘Feedback  Setting  Show  Pages’ is written as ‘AH20     ET28   HD16    EP32’,
‘Table  Number  Prefer  College’ is written as ‘RI24      UI24     AV20   OV28’, and
‘Game  Split  Urban  Links’ is written as ‘AV16     IH20    RM20   PG20’.
11. Which is the code for ‘Letter  Insert’?
a) EI28  NG28
b) EI24  NG28
c) EI28  NG24
d) EI24  NG24
e) None of these
12. What is the code for ‘Preview   Draft’?
a) RG24  RD28
b) RG24  RE28
c) RG20  RD28
d) RF20  RE28
e) None of these
13. What is the code for ‘Finance   Content’?
a) IW28  OG24
b) IV28  OG28
c) IV24  OG28
d) FV28  OG28
e) None of these
14. What is the code for ‘Discussion Zone’?
a) IN40  OV12
b) IM36  OV16
c) IM40  OV16
d) OV40  OV12
e) None of these
15. Which is the code for ‘Featured  Aptitude’?
a) EW36  PW32
b) PV32  FW36
c) QV36  EW32
d) PV32  EW32
e) None of these


Solutions:
(1 – 5):
1. A)   2. D)   3. B)   4. A)   5. C)  
(6 – 10):
6. E)   7. A)   8. A)   9. A)   10. D)  
(11 – 15):
Numbers: Number of letters in word multiplied by 4
First letter in code is second letter of respective word. Second letter in code is reverse of last letter of respective word.
So Condition – O for second letter O, M for reverse of N, 9 letter word so 9*4 = 36 makes OM36
11. D)   12. C)   13. B)   14. C)   15. D)