## Reasoning Ability Quiz 106 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully answers the given questions. Eight people-M, N, O, P, R, S, T and U representing four countries, India, China, Spain and Russia are sitting around a circular table facing the centre of the table, in an international event. Two people are representing each countries, but not necessarily in the same order. People are from different professions i.e. -Doctor, Author, Banker, Engineer, Politician, Scientist, Economist and Entrepreneur. No two representatives of the same countries are sitting adjacent to each other except those of China. Engineer is sitting on the immediate left of the entrepreneur. R is neither the Entrepreneur nor the Banker. U, the Scientist, represents Spain and is sitting immediate left of N, who represents China. N is not the Banker. S is Politician and is from China, who is sitting opposite to T. Only Author M is sitting between Engineer T and the Economist. Representatives of India are sitting opposite to each other. Both the representative of Russia is sitting adjacent to representative of India. P is not the entrepreneur.

1. Who is the Doctor ?
1) N 2) P 3) O 4) R 5) None of these

2. What is the profession of O ?
1)  Entrepreneur 2) Banker 3) Doctor 4) Author 5) None of these

3. Who among the following represent India ?
1) O and U 2) R and M 3) P and O 4) M and S 5) None of these

4. Who is sitting opposite to Scientist?
1) Engineer 2) Economist 3) Author 4) Banker 5) None of these

5. Which of the following pair sitting adjacent to Politician?
1) N and U 2) R and P 3) P and U 4) U and O 5) None of these

Direction (Q. 6-10): 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 input and rearrangement.
Input :fire 78 36 small 29 light will 27 48 hut 66 take.
Step - I :78 fire 36 small 29 light 27 48 hut 66 take will.
Step -II:66 78 fire 36 small 29 light 27 48 hut will take.
Step -III:48 66 78 fire 36 29 light 27 hut will take small.
Step-IV:  36 48 66 78 fire 29 27 hut will take small light.
Step-V:29 36 48 66 78 fire 27 will take small light hut.
Step-VI:  27 29 36 48 66 78 will take small light hut fire.
Step VI is the last step of the above input. As per rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following
questions the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input:90 reason 34 sign 30 pet 18 25 take night 72 means 14 use.

6. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
1)  Five 2)  Six 3)  Seven 4)  Eight 5)  Nine

7. In which step will there be the following out ?  14 34 72 90 reason 30 pet 18 25 night means use take sign
1) Step I 2) Step II 3) Step III 4) Step IV 5) None of these

8. Which of the following will be at the fifth position from the left in the Step IV?
1) 90 2)  pet 3) 18 4)  72 5) None of these

9. Which of the following represent the position of 'use' in step III ?
1)  Fifth from right 2) Sixth from left 3) Fifth from left 4) Fourth from right 5) Sixth from right

10. Which element is third to the left of sign in step V ?
1) 18 2) 90 3) night 4) means 5) None of these

1.1;       2.1;       3.3;      4.2;      5.5;
(Q. 6-10): The rearrangement take place in such a way that numbers are arranged from left side with the largest numbers placed in alternative steps while words are arranged from right side in reverse alphabetical order.
Input : 90 reason 34 sign 30 pet 18 25 take night 72 means 14 use.
Step I :72 90 reason 34 sign 30 pet 18 25 night means 14 use take.
Step II:34 72 90 reason 30 pet 18 25 night means 14 use take sign.
Step III:  30 34 72 90 pet 18 25 night means 14 use take sign reason.
Step IV: 25 30 34 72 90 18 night means 14 use take sign reason pet.
Step V: 18 25 30 34 72 90 means 14 use take sign reason pet night.
Step VI: 14 18 25 30 34 72 90 use take sign reason pet night means.
6.2;       7.5;       8.1;       9.4;       10.5;