## Reasoning Ability Quiz 121 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-3): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
In a certain code ‘ek la ki’ means ‘don’t touch flowers’, ‘ra ku’ means ‘respect teachers’ and ‘ek ra le’ means ‘don’t hurt teachers’.

1. How is ‘respect’ written in that code?
1) ra 2) ku 3) either ra or ku 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

2. How is ‘flowers’ written in that code?
1) ek 2) la 3) ki 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

3. How is ‘teachers touch flowers’ written in that code?
1) ki le ra 2) ra ek ki 3) ki la ra 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

Directions (Q. 4-6): Study the following information carefully and 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:party 67 big 48 ever 11 35 yet 54 night 21
Step I:11 party 67 48 ever 35 yet 54 night 21 big
Step II:21 11 party 67 48 35 yet 54 night big ever
Step III:35 21 11 party 67 48 yet 54 big ever night
Step IV:48 35 21 11 67 yet 54 big ever night party
Step V:54 48 35 21 11 67 big ever night party yet
Step VI:67 54 48 35 21 11 big ever night party yet
Step VI is the last step.
As per the rules followed in above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given
input. Input:sure 72 create 39 17 fever ultra 65 81 wind

4. Which of the following will be the last step of the rearrangement?
1) Step IV 2) Step V 3) Step VI 4) Step VII 5) None of these

5. Which of the following is step III of the rearrangement?
1) 65 39 17 72 wind 81 ultra create fever sure
2) 72 39 17 65 ultra sure wind 81 create fever
3) 65 39 17 72 ultra 81 wind create fever sure
4) 72 65 39 17 wind ultra 81 create fever sure
5) None of these

6. In step IV, if in a certain way ‘wind’ is related to ‘17’ and ‘create’ is related to ‘81’ which of the following would ‘sure’ be related to, following the same pattern?
1) 39 2) 65 3) create 4) wind 5) None of these

Directions (Q. 7-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below . Eight players—Sachin, Virender, Mahender, Suresh, Praveen, Rahul, Ravinder and Dinesh are sitting in three lines L1, L2 and L3. And they are in three different categories, either batsman or bowler or all rounder. In each line at least two and at most three players are sitting there. And at least two players are in each category but not more than three. Virender and Mahender are in different lines but not in line L 2, and both are in the same categories. Dinesh and Ravinder are in the same line and in same categories, but not all rounders. Suresh and Praveen are in different lines but not in line L1 and in different categories but not all rounder. Sachin is in line L 2 and Suresh is not in the same line as in Sachin. Both players of line L2 are bowlers. Rahul is all rounder and not in line L 1. From three all rounder two are in line L3. Rahul and Mahender are in the same line and there are three batsmen.

7. Who are batsmen among these eight players?
1) Virender, Suresh, Rahul 2) Ravinder, Suresh, Virender 3) Virender, Ravinder, Dinesh 4) Dinesh, Ravinder, Mahender 5) Suresh, Dinesh, Ravinder.

8. In which line are Ravinder and Suresh sitting?
1) L2 and L3 2) L1 and L2 3) L1 and L3 4) both in L3 5) Can’t be determined

9. Which two are in the same categories and in the same line?
1) Rahul and Virender 2) Dinesh and Suresh 3) Ravinder and Virender 4) Mahender and Rahul 5) Praveen and Suresh

10. In which category and line is there Praveen ?
1) Bowler—L2       2) Bowler—L3     3) Batsmen—L2      4) Batsmen—L3    5) Cant’ be determined

(1-3): ek la ki don’t touch flowers ... (1)
ra ku  respect teachers ... (2)
ek ra le  don’t hurt teachers ... (3)
From (1) and (3), ek don’t ... (4)
From (2) and (3), ra teachers ... (5)

1. 2; From (2) and (3), respect ku

2. 4

3. 3; From (1) and (4), touch flowers la ki
combining this with (5), we get the required.
ki la ra

(4-6): The machine rearranges one number at the left end and one word at the right end. Numbers are arranged in ascending order at the left end from right to left. Similarly words are arranged in alphabetical order at the right end from left to right. In each step one number and one word is rearranged. This process is repeated till the final arrangement.
Input:sure 72 create 39 17 fever ultra 65 81 wind
Step I. 17 sure 72 39 fever ultra 65 81 wind create
Step II.39 17 sure 72 ultra 65 81 wind create fever
Step III.65 39 17 72 ultra 81 wind create fever sure
Step IV.72 65 39 17 81 wind create fever sure ultra
Step V.81 72 65 39 17 create fever sure ultra wind

4.2 ,      5.3 ,       6.3

7. 5; Suresh, Dinesh, Ravinder.

8. 3; L1 and L3

9. 4; Mahinder and Rahul

10. 1; Bowler—L2