# IBPS PO PRE 2018 Reasoning Quiz 10th September 2018

Directions (1 to 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight people S, R, N, L, M, T, O and P are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All eight belong to different professions — reporter, doctor, cricketer, teacher, accountant, shopkeeper, painter and supervisor. They are not necessarily seated in the mentioned order.

M is sitting third to the left of O. The doctor is to the immediate right of M and M is not a reporter. R is sitting fourth to the right of P. Neither R nor P is an immediate neighbour of M. T is a teacher and is sitting third to the right of the doctor. The shopkeeper is sitting second to the left of the teacher. The painter is sitting second to the left of M. S the cricketer is sitting exactly between T and P. The accountant is sitting second to the right of the cricketer. N is sitting third to the left of T.

Question 1: Who amongst the following is a reporter?

A) O

B) L

C) N

D) R

E) None of these

Question 2: What is S’s position with respect to R?

A) Third to the right

B) Second to the right

C) Third to the left

D) Second to the left

E) Fourth to the right

Question 3: How many people are sitting between P and N when counted in an anti clockwise direction from N?

A) One

B) Two

C) Three

D) Four

E) None

Question 4: Four of the following five pairs are alike in a certain way based on their position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?

A) Teacher-painter

B) Supervisor- Shopkeeper

C) Cricketer- reporter

D) Doctor- Accountant

E) Shopkeeper- Doctor

Question 5: T faces who is the following persons?

A) L

B) P

C) O

D) M

E) N

Direction (6 to 7): Study the following information carefully and answer the following questions.

I.“Plants Grow Fast” is coded as “ncs bky naa”
II. “Earth Is Planet” is coded as “ora mul atx”
III. “Plants Grow Earth” is coded as “ora bky naa”
IV. “Grow Is Fast” is coded as “bky atx ncs

Question 6: Which of the following given statements is necessary to identify the code for the word ‘Plants’ as ‘naa’?

A) I and III are sufficient
B) I and IV are sufficient
C) I, II and III are sufficient
D) III and IV are sufficient
E) All I, II, III and IV are necessary

Question 7: In the above question which of the statements is necessary to identify the code for the word ‘Fast’ as ‘ncs’?

A) I and III are sufficient
B) I and IV are sufficient
C) I, II and III are sufficient
D) III and IV are sufficient
E) All I, II, III and IV are necessary

Directions (8 to 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the following questions

I. “Children play chess” is coded as “hic kit pan”
II. “He is a Children” is coded as “din san hic tax”
III.”Master trains us chess” is coded as “lao jay pan har”
IV. “He is sports master” is coded as “din san gir har”

Question 8: Which of the following given statements is necessary to identify the code for the word ‘He’ as ‘din’?

A) I, II and III are sufficient
B) I, II and IV are sufficient
C) I and IV are sufficient
D) All I, II, III and IV are necessary
E) None is sufficient

Question 9: Based on above question which of the following given statement is necessary to deduce the code ‘gir’for the word ‘sports’?

A) I, II and IV are sufficient
B) I, II and III are sufficient
C) II, III, and IV are sufficient
D) II and Either III or IV is sufficient
E) All I, II, III and IV are necessary

Question 10: Based on above question which of the following statement is necessary to deduce the code ‘tax’ for the word ‘a’?

A) I, II and IV are sufficient
B) I and either II or IV are sufficient
C) II and either I or IV is sufficient
D) All I, II, III and IV are necessary
E) None is sufficient

SOLUTION

1.A

Explanation:

M is sitting third to the left of O. The doctor is to the immediate right of M and M is not a reporter.

T is a teacher and is sitting third to the right of the doctor. The shopkeeper is sitting second to the left of the teacher.

The painter is sitting second to the left of M. N is sitting third to the left of T.

R is sitting fourth to the right of P. Neither R nor P is an immediate neighbour of M.

The shopkeeper is sitting second to the left of the teacher. S the cricketer is sitting exactly between T and P. The accountant is sitting second to the right of the cricketer.

2.A

3.D

4. E

5. D

6. B

7. A

8. E

9. C

10. A