## Reasoning Ability Quiz 16 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5):  Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below: In a certain code language, ‘he likes vanilla flavour’ is written as ‘kit da lee ra’, ‘nobody likes  too sweet flavour’ is written as ‘ra fi lee pi zo’, ‘vanilla is my favourite’ is written as ‘chi da ye vo’, ‘sweet is best’ is written as ‘chi pi koo’, and ‘likes favourite’ is written as ‘ra ye’.

1. What is the code for ‘he’?
1) kit 2) da 3) lee 4) na 5) can’t be determined

2. What is the code for ‘flavour’?
1) ra 2) fi 3) lee 4) pi 5) can’t be determined

3. Which of the following is the code for ‘nobody likes vanilla’?
1) zo ra da 2) da fi ra 3) pi ra da 4) zo or fi, ra da 5) None of these

4. Which of the following may be the code for ‘he is her favourite’.
1) chi kit mi lee 2) kit ye mi chi 3) lee mit ye kit 4) chi ye kit pi 5) None of these

5. What is the code for ‘too’?
1) ra 2) fi 3) zo 4) zo or fi 5) None of these

Direction (Q. 6-8): Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below: Six products U, V, W, X, Y and Z are to be placed in display windows of a shop. There are six display windows numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (from left to right) and one product is to be put in one window. Moreover, U cannot be immediately to the left or immediately to the right of V. W must be immediately to the left of X. Z cannot be in window number  6.

6. Which of the following products cannot  be placed in window no. 1?
1) V 2) U 3) W 4) X 5) None of these

7. If X is placed in window no. 3, W must be placed in which window?
1) 2 2) 1 3) 4 4) 5 5) None of these

8. If U is placed in window no. 5, which of the following products must be placed in window no. 6?
1) W 2) V 3) X 4) Y 5) None of these

Directions (Q. 9-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions: A, B, C, X, Y and Z are seated in a straight line facing North. C is third to the right of Z and B sits second to the right of C. X sits to the imediate right of A.

9. Which of the following represents the pairs of persons sittngexacty in the middle of the line? .
1) XB 2) ZB 3) BX 4) XC 5) XY

10. What is X’s position with respect to Z?
1) Immediate right to Z 2) Second to the left 3) Third to the right 4) Second to the right 5) None of these

1.  (1)

2.  (3)

3. (4)  nobody –> either zo or  fi nobody likes vanilla –> zo or fi, ra da

4. (2)

5. (4)

6. (4) ‘W’ must  be immediately  to  the  left of  ‘X’. Hence,  ‘X’ can’t be placed in the window no. 1.

7. (1) If ‘X’ is placed in window no. 3 then ‘W’ must be immediate left of ‘X’, ie at no. 2.

8.  (4)

The position  no.  6  can’t  be  occupied  by  W  because  X occupies the position immediate right of W. And since, W is  not  at  the position  5,  hence  the position  6  can’t  be occupied by  X.
Also, according to the given information V can’t occupy the  position  adjacent  to  U.  Hence,  V  can’t  occupy  the number 6  position. Thus, reject the options 1), 2) and 3).

(9 to 10)

9. (4)

10.  (4)