__Reasoning Ability Practice Questions IBPS PO Mains – Set 4__**Directions (1 – 5): Read the information given below and answer the questions followed:**

Eight
persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table, four
persons sit on four sides of the table and other four sit on the corners of the
table, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing the
centre and some of them are facing away from the centre. Out of them, six are
Batsman and one is Caption and one is Coach. Those six Batsman went to
Bangalore for Training on different days in a week starting from Monday to
Saturday. The Caption and Coach didn’t go to Bangalore. The following
information is known about them.

a)
H who sits on one of the corners and went on Thursday is facing away from
centre.

b)
A who is a Caption and C are sitting diagonally opposite to each other.

c)
B is sitting third to the left of E and E is facing centre.

d)
H sits to the immediate left of the one who went on Monday who sits to the
opposite to the one who went on Wednesday and they’re facing towards each
other.

e)
D is opposite to F but they face in opposite directions and D's neighbours face
in opposite directions to each other.

f)
The Caption, not facing centre, is not sitting with the one who went on
Wednesday but sitting with the Coach who is facing in direction that is
opposite to that of A.

g)
C went on the next day of F and they sit together facing in the same direction.
F went neither on Monday nor on Tuesday

**1. Which of the following is sitting third to left of B?**

a) C

b) D

c) E

d) Can’t be
determine

e) None of
these

**2. Who is going on Wednesday?**

a) C

b) B

c) D

d) G

e) None of
these

**3. Which of the following combination is False?**

a) B –
inside – Monday

b) G –
Inside – Wednesday

c) E –
outside – Tuesday

d) H –
outside – Thursday

e) All are
true

**4. How many player facing inside?**

a) 4

b) 3

c) 2

d) 5

e) None of
these

**5. Who going on Tuesday?**

a) E

b) B

c) D

d) G

e) None of
these

**Directions (6 – 10): Read the given information and answer below question.**

A
country has following type of traffic signals.

3
red lights = stop;

2
red lights = turn left;

1
red lights = turn right;

3
green lights = go at 100 kmph speed;

2
green lights = go at 40 kmph speed;

1
green lights = go at 20 kmph speed.

A
motorist start at a point on road and follows all traffic signals literally.
His car is heading toward north. He encounters the following signals (the time
mentioned in each case below is applicable after crossing the previous signal).

Starting
point → 1 green light;

After
half an hour, 1

^{st}signal → 2 red & 2 green lights;
After
15 minutes, 2

^{nd}signal → 1 red light;
After
half an hour, 3

^{rd}signal → 1 red & 3 green lights;
After
24 minutes, 4

^{th}signal → 2 red & 2 green light;
After
15 minute, 5

^{th}signal → 3 red lights;**6. If at starting point, the car was heading toward south, what would be final position of the motorist?**

a) 30 km to
the east and 40 km to the south.

b) 50 km to
the east and 40 km to the south.

c) 30 km to
the west and 40 km to the south.

d) 50 km to
the east and 20 km to the north.

e) None of
these.

**7. After starting point if the 1**

^{st}signal were 1 red and 2 green lights, what would be the final position of motorist?
a) 30 km to
the west and 20 km to the south

b) 30 km to
the west and 40 km to the north

c) 50 km to
the east and 40 km to the south

d) Directly
30 km to the east

e) None of
these

**8. What is position (radial distance) of the motorist when he reaches the last signal?**

a) 45 km
directly north of starting point.

b) 30 km
directly to the east of starting point.

c) 50 km
away to the northeast of starting point.

d) 45 km
away to the northwest of starting point.

e) None of
these

**9. The total distance travelled by the motorist from the 2**

^{nd}signal till the 2^{nd}last signal is?
a) 90 Km

b) 60 Km

c) 50 Km

d) 110 Km

e) None of
these

**10. The total distance travelled by the motorist from the starting point till the last signal is?**

a) 90 Km

b) 100 Km

c) 120 Km

d) 110 Km

e) None of
these

**Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:**

Twelve
professionals A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and L work in the same company.
They all work in five months (March, May, June, September,
October and December). They work in each month on 8th and 15th date. Only two
days held in a month in which they work. The professionals got different salaries according to their work type. If
the month contains odd number of days then salary will be in odd number and if
the month contains even number of days then salary will be in even number.

A
works on 8th September. H works before A. H got 55k salary and he works on 15th
of a month. There is a gap of one working day between H’s and J’s working days.
J’s salary is 6k less than H’s salary. There are gap of 3 working days between
D and the one who got 26k salary. D works before the person who got 26k salary.
D does not work in March. There are gap of 2 working days between K and the one
who got 26k salary. K’s salary is greater than J’s salary but less than H’s
salary. K’s salary is in a multiple of 3. E and G work in same month but not in
June. There is one working day gap between E and L. There is a gap of 2 working
days between F and the one who got 16k salary. F works before the one who got
16 k salary. The total salary of L and H is 2k more than twice the total salary
of A and B. C and the one who got 18k work in same month. The total salary of E
and G was 20k. The salary of E is greater than the salary of F and also greater
than the salary of G. The salary of K is greater than the salary of B by 24k.
The one who works in May has more salary than B but less than 30k. There are
gap of more than 3 working days between I and J. C got 22 k salaries.

**11. Who among the following professional works on 15th September?**

a) G

b) D

c) L

d) I

e) None of
these

**12. Which among the following is the salary who works on 8th May?**

a) 22k

b) 29k

c) 18k

d) 51k

e) 55k

**13. How many professional works between G and H?**

a) Three

b) More
than four

c) Four

d) One

e) None

**14. Who among the following professional got 53k salary?**

a) L

b) I

c) B

d) A

e) None of
these

**15. Four of the following**

**fi**

**ve are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?**

a) H

b) 22k

c) A

d) I

e) 51k

**Solutions:**

**(1 – 5): Explanation:**

**1. A) 2. D) 3. C) 4. B) 5. A)**

**(6 – 10): Explanation:**

3
red lights = stop;

2
red lights = turn left;

1
red lights = turn right;

3
green lights = go at 100 kmph speed;

2
green lights = go at 40 kmph speed;

1
green lights = go at 20 kmph speed.

Above
information can be traced as:

⇒ Starting
point → 1 green light; (car was heading toward south)

(go
at 20 kmph)

⇒ After half
an hour, 1

^{st}signal → 2 red & 2 green lights;
(turn
left then go at 40 kmph speed)

⇒ After 15
minutes, 2

^{nd}signal → 1 red light;
(turn
right)

⇒ After half
an hour, 3

^{rd}signal → 1 red & 3 green lights;
(turn
right go at 100 kmph)

⇒ After 24
minutes, 4

^{th}signal → 2 red & 2 green light;
(turn
left go at 40 kmph)

⇒ After 15
minute, 5

^{th}signal → 3 red lights;
(Stop)

Above
information can be traced as:

**6. C) 7. A) 8. C) 9. B) 10. A)**

**(11 – 15): Explanation:**

**11. D) 12. B) 13. B) 14. A) 15. C)**