## Reasoning Ability Quiz 96 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the given information carefully and answer the question that follows : Arvind, Bhaskar, Ravi, Sachin, Tarun, Manoj, Ramesh are eight friends, each of them wears a different colour of shirt viz Red, Blue, Black, Purple, Pink, White, Brown and Yellow, but not necessarily in same order. All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. Arvind, who wears black shirt, sits third to the left of Tarun. The one who wears brown shirt, sits second to the right of Sachin. Sachin, who wear pink shirt, sits second to the right of Bhaskar, who is not immediate neighbour of Tarun. Ravi, who wears blue shirt, sits between the person who wears white and Brown shirts. Ramesh wears yellow and sits second to the left of Neeraj, who wears Red shirt.

1. Who among the following pairs represent immediate neighbours of the person wearing pink shirt ?
1) Neeraj and Sachin 2) Arvind and Manoj 3) Manoj and Neeraj 4) Arvind and Neeraj 5) None of these

2. What is the position of Bhaskar with respect to the person wearing white shirt ?
1) Fourth to the right 2) Third to the left 3) Second to the right 4) Fourth to the left 5) Second to the left

3. How many persons are sitting between Arvind and the one who wears purple shirt, if counted clockwise from A ?
1) One 2) Two 3) Three 4) Four 5) Six

4. Which of the following shirt does Manoj wears ?
1) Blue 2) Brown 3) White 4) Red 5) None of these

5. The one who sits between the person wears yellow and Red shirts ?
1) Bhaskar 2) Tarun 3) Sachin 4) Neeraj 5) None of these

Direction (Q. 6-10):Read the following information carefully and answer the question that follows : A word and number arrangement machine, when given an input line of word and numbers, rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of the input and its rearrangement.
Input : softer 16 is 37 just 19 28 31 special economic 08 09 conditions.
Step - I :is 37 softer 16 just 19 pull 28 31 special economic 08 09 conditions.
Step - II :is 37 just 28 softer 16 19 pull 31 special economic 08 09 conditions.
Step - III :is 37 just 28 pull 31 softer 16 19 special economic 08 09 conditions.
Step - IV :  is 37 just 28 pull 31 softer 16 special 19 economic 08 09 conditions.
Step - V :is 37 just 28 pull 31 softer 16 special 19 economic 08 conditions 09.
Step V is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following
questions the appropriate step for the input given below.
Input : interesting 17 36 fragrance 56 are 21 being 48 33 every one 29 some.

6. Which of the following would be the last step of the arrangement ?
1) Step VII 2) Step VIII 3) Step VI 4) Step V 5) Step IV

7. In step IV, which of the following element would be at 7th  position from left ?
1) every 2) 29 3) some 4) interesting 5) being

8. Which step number would be the following output ? are 33 one 56 some 29 interesting 17 36 fragrance 21 being 48 every
1) Step VI 2) Step VII 3) Step V 4) Step IV 5) Step III

9. What is the position of '48' in step IV ?
1) Seventh from right 2) Seventh from left 3) Second from left 4) Ninth from right 5) None of these

10. Which element is Third to the right of interesting in step V ?
1) fragrance 2) being 3) 48 4) 21 5) None of these

1.4;      2.3;       3.4;       4.2;       5.1;
(Q. 6-10):
The machine-rearranges one word and one number in each step. The word are come in first place according to the number of letters and in case of tie then, in  alphabetical order.  The  words  are  followed  by  prime  numbers  in decreasing order and even numbers in increasing order in alternate step.
Input :interesting 17 36 fragrance 56 are 21 being 48 33 every one 29 some.
Step I:are 33 interesting 17 36 fragrance 56 21 being 48 every one 29 some.
Step II:are 33 one 56 interesting 17 36 fragrance 21 being 48 every 29 some.
Step III:are 33 one 56 some 29 interesting 17 36 fragrance 21 being 48 every.
Step IV:  are 33 one 56 some 29 being 48 interesting 17 36 fragrance 21 every.
Step  V:  are  33  are  one  56  some  29  being  48  every 21interesting 17 36 fragrance.
Step VI:  are 33 one 56 some 29 being 48 every 21 fragrance 36 interesting 17.
6.3;     7.5;     8.5;   9.1;     10.1;