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# IBPS PO 2017 Reasoning Ability practice set 9

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1 . Directions (Q. 1-2): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
If ‘A × B’ means ‘A is son of B’.
If ‘A + B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’.
If ‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is wife of B’.
If ‘A – B’ means ‘A is father of B’.

What will come in place of the question mark, to establish that ‘Q is mother of N’ in the below expression?
‘N + O - P ? Q

 A.   + B.   X C.   - D.   ÷
2 . Which of the following relation is true based upon the relations given in the equations ‘S ÷ T × V – W + Y’?

 A.   T is brother of Y B.   S is daughter in-law of W C.   S is daughter in-law of Y D.   Y is daughter of V
3 . Directions (Q. 3-7): Study the following information and answer the questions given:

Seven people - A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a circle. Five of them are facing the centre while two of them are facing opposite to the centre. C sits third to the left of D and both are facing the centre. E is neither an immediate neighbour of D nor of C. The one sitting exactly between D and F is facing opposite to the center. G sits third to the right of A and G is facing the centre. One of B’s neighbours is facing opposite to the centre.

Which of the following pairs represents persons facing opposite to the centre?

 A.   A and F B.   E and F C.   A and E D.   Cannot be determined
4 . Who is sitting second to the left of A?

 A.   C B.   G C.   E D.   B
5 . Who is sitting to the immediate left of E?

 A.   C B.   G C.   B D.   A
6 . What is the position of F with respect to B?

 A.   Fourth to the left B.   Second to the right C.   Third to the right D.   None of these
7 . If all the persons are asked to sit in a clock wise direction in an alphabetical order starting from A, the positions of how many will remain unchanged, excluding A?

 A.   Three B.   One C.   Two D.   None
8 . Directions (Q. 8-10 ): Four of the following five are alike in some manner while the fifth one is different. Choose the odd one out .

Q.1

 A.   worry B.   anger C.   joy D.   feeling
9 . Q.2

 A.   hour B.   minute C.   watch D.   second
10 . Q.3

 A.   improvement B.   correction C.   betterment D.   All are synonyms

1 .
 Answer : Option B Explanation : 2 .
 Answer : Option C Explanation : 3 .
 Answer : Option C Explanation : 4 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation : B is sitting second to the left of A
5 .
 Answer : Option B Explanation : G is sitting to the immediate left of E
6 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation : F is third to the left of B
7 .
 Answer : Option C Explanation : 8 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation : Except feeling, all other are types of emotion.
9 .
 Answer : Option C Explanation : Except watch, all others specify duration of time
10 .
 Answer : Option D Explanation :