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# Bank PO (IBPS & SBI ) Reasoning Ability test 37

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Dear readers, Take Practice Bank PO (IBPS & SBI ) Reasoning Ability test 37

1 .

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

$Q.$ $(1)$

 A.   Break B.   Change C.   Split D.   Divide
2 . $(2)$

 A.   Train B.   Instruct C.   Educate D.   Advocate
3 . $(3)$

 A.   Extend B.   Higher C.   Upward D.   Rise
4 . Which of the following symbols should replace question mark in the given expression in order to make the expressions 'A > D' and 'F $\geq$ C' definitely true?

A > B $\geq$ C ? D $\leq$ E = F

 A.   > B.   < C.   $\leq$ D.   =
5 . Which of the following expressions is definitely true if the given expressions 'R < P' as well as 'S > Q' are definitely true?

 A.   P > Q = R $\leq$ T < S B.   S > T $\geq$ R > Q < P C.   Q > R $\leq$T > P $\geq$S D.   S > T $\geq$ R > Q > P
6 . Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follows:

'A $\times$ B' means 'A is the father of B'.

'A + B' means 'A is the daughter of B'.

'A $\div$ B' means 'A is the son of B'.

'A - B' means 'A is the sister of B'. What will come in place of question mark to establish that P is the son-in-law of S in the following expression?

P $\times$ Q + R - T ? S

 A.   + B.   $\times$ C.   - D.   Either + or $\div$
7 . Directions (7-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each such that they are equidistant from each other. In row 1: P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing South. In row 2: A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row

S sits third to the right of Q. Either S or Q sits at an extreme end of the line. The one who faces Q sits second to the right of E. Two people sit between B and F. Neither B nor F sits at an extreme end of the line. The immediate neighbour of B faces the person who sits third to the left of P. R and T are immediate neighbours. C sits second to the left of A. T does not face the immediate neighbour of D.

$Q.$Who amongst the following sit at the extreme ends of the rows?

 A.   S,D B.   Q,A C.   V,C D.   P,D
8 . Who amongst the following faces S?

 A.   A B.   B C.   C D.   D
9 . How many persons are seated between V and R?

 A.   One B.   Two C.   Three D.   Four
10 . P is related to A in the same way as S is related to B based on the given arrangement. Which of the following is T related to, following the same pattern?

 A.   C B.   D C.   E D.   F

1 .
 Answer : Option B Explanation : All others are synonyms
2 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation : All others are synomyms
3 .
 Answer : Option A Explanation : All others imply 'up'
4 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation : In the expression A > B $\geq$C ? D$\leq$E = F to make A > D true we can put any symbol from '>', '=' and '$\geq$' To make F $\geq$ C true we can put any symbol from '=' and '$\leq$'.To make both the expressions true, we can only put the common symbol '='.
5 .
 Answer : Option A Explanation : P > Q = R $\leq$ T < SNow, split the above expression as given below:P > Q ...(i); Q = R ...(ii); R $\leq$T ...(iii) and T < S ...(iv)From (i) and (ii), P > R (True)Again, from (ii), (iii) and (iv), Q < S (True)Hence, option (1) is the correct answer
6 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation :
7 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation :
8 .
 Answer : Option A Explanation :
9 .
 Answer : Option B Explanation :
10 .
 Answer : Option B Explanation :