# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS / NICL AO Exams

## Reasoning Quiz for IBPS / NICL AO Exams

Directions (Q. 1-5): 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: site 72 easy owl 28 11 pull 81 40 cut
Step I: easy site 72 owl 28 pull 81 40 cut 11
Step II: easy owl site 72 pull 81 40 cut 11 28
Step III: easy owl cut site 72 pull 81 11 28 40
Step IV: easy owl cut pull site 81 11 28 40 72
Step V: easy owl cut pull site 11 28 40 72 81
Step V is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions, the appropriate step for the given input below and answer the questions based on it.
Input: curtail 53 vitiate 49 33 artifice 45 aptitude 23 ice 69 entourage bevy
1. How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement of the above input?
1) Four
2) Five
3) Six
4) Seven
5) None of these
2. What will be the position of ‘69’ in Step IV?
1) 9th from the left
2) Fifth from the right
3) Extreme left
4) Extreme right
5) None of these
3. Which step would be the following output?
‘aptitude artifice entourage curtail 53 vitiate 49 ice 69 bevy 23 33 45’
1) IV
2) V
3) VI
4) III
5) VII
4. Which word/number would be at the 9th position from the right end in Step V?
1) curtail
2) vitiate
3) bevy
4) 53
5) 49
5. Which of the following steps would be the last step but one?
1) V
2) VI
3) VII
4) IV
5) None of these
Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the following questions, a question is followed by three statements. You have to decide the information given in which of the statements is necessary and sufficient to answer the question.
6. What does ‘are’ represent in a code language?
I. ‘pi na ta’ means ‘are you fine’ in that code language.
II. ‘ja ti da’ means ‘we like tea’ in that code language.
III.‘na da ra’ means ‘we are going’ in that code language.
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only I and III
4) All I, II and III
5) None of these
7. How many sons does P have?
I. I and G are daughters of P.
II. J and F are brothers of G.
III. I is sister of K and F.
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) All I, II and III
5) None of these
8. How is S related to U?
I. S is the only brother of his sister and father of V.
II. U is grandfather of I and has three children.
III. I is sister of V.
1) Only I and III
2) Only II and III
3) All I, II and III
5) None of these
9. At what time did Rishika leave her home for office?
I. Rishika’s car reached office at 10 : 05 am.
II. She received a phone call at 9 : 00 am at her home.
III. Rishika takes only 45 minutes to reach her office after leaving her home.
1) Only I and II
2) All I, II and III
3) Only III
4) Only I and III
5) None of these
10. Among A, B, C, D and E sitting around a circle, who is second to the right of C?
I. A is second to the left of C and on the immediate right of D.
II. D is second to the right of E.
III. C is not facing the centre.
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) All I, II and III are not sufficient
4) All I, II and III are sufficient
5) None of these

1. 3
2. 5
3. 4
4. 3
5. 1
6. 3
7. 4
8. 3
9. 4
10. 3

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