# Reasoning Practice Test for IBPS Bank Exams - Set 4

Hi friends,  I am Shravan again. Here I am sharing Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Bank exams taken from News Papers. These questions will be helpful for upcoming POs, RRBs and Clerical exams. Read set 1 from here , set 2 from here and set3 from here  Happy Reading :)

Directions (Q. No. 1-7): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Eight people, viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a straight line facing North. Each of them has passed a recruitment exam and must join the of rice in different months, viz January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August but not necessarily in the same order.
G sits third to the right of the person who joins in May. The person who joins in August sits second to the right of G. A and E are immediate neighbours of each other . Neither A nor E has joining dates in either May or August. Neither A nor E is an immediate neighbour of G.
H sits third to the right of the person whose joining date is in January. Neither A nor E has joining dates in January . Its joining date is not in August.
Only two people sit between E and the person whose joining date is in July . The person whose joining date is in February sits on the immediate left of D.
Only one person sits between E and B. C joins before July . E joins after April. G joins after A.

1. In which of the following months does H join the office?
1.  April
2.  June
3.  July
4.  February
5.  March

2. Who among the following sits exactly between E and B?
1.  The person whose joining date is in May
2.  The person whose joining date is in January
3.  D
4.  A
5.  The person whose joining date is in August

3. "H" is related to "July" in a certain way based on the above arrangement. "B" is related to "June" following the same pattern. " ______ " is related to "May" following the same pattern.
1.  F
2.  G
3.  A
4.  D
5.  C

4. Which of the following is true regarding D?
1.  Only two people sit to the left of D
2.  D is sitting second to the right of the person whose joining date is in July
3.  E and B are immediate neighbours of D
4.  D's joining date is in May
5.  None is true

5. Who among the following has joining date in June?
1.  F
2.  E
3.  G
4.  D
5.  C

6. How many people sit between C and the person whose joining date is in April?
1.  None
2.  One
3.  Two
4.  Three
5.  Four

7. Who among the following are sifting at extreme ends of the line?
1.  A and the person whose joining date is in August
2.  The person whose joining date is in May and E
3.  C and G
4.  The persons whose joining dates are in March and June
5.  None of these

Directions (Q. No. 8-12): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1,A, B, C and D are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row 2, P , Q, R and S are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row. S sits second to left of Q. A faces the immediate neighbour of S. Only one person sits between A and C. P does not face A. B is not an immediate neighbour of A.

8. Which of the following is true regarding D?
1.  D sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
2.  A sits on the immediate left of D
3.  Q faces D
4.  C is an immediate neighbour of D
5.  No immediate neighbour of D faces R

9. Who among the following faces C?
1.  P
2.  Q
3.  R
4.  S
5.  Cannot be determined

10. Who among the following sits on the immediate right of the person who faces C?
1.  P
2.  Q
3.  R
4.  S
5.  Cannot be determined

11. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1.  A
2.  Q
3.  R
4.  B
5.  S

12. Who among the following faces R?
1.  A
2.  B
3.  C
4.  D
5.  Cannot be determined

Directions (Q. No. 13-18): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code,
"time and money" is written as "ma jo ki",
"manage time well" is written as "pa ru jo",
"earn more money" is written as "zi ha ma" and
"earn well enough" is written as "si ru ha".

13. What is the code for "earn"?
1.  si
2.  ru
3.  ha
4.  ma
5.  Cannot be determined

14. Which of the following represents "more time" ?
1.  pa jo
2.  zi ki
3.  ma ki
4.  si jo
5.  jo zi

15. What is the code for "manage"?
1.  ru
2.  pa
3.  jo
4.  ha
5.  Either "jo" or "ru"

16. Which of the following may represent "money matters"?
1.  ki to
2.  ma pa
3.  fi ma
4.  ha ma
5.  ma jo

17. What does "ru" stand for?
1.  well
2.  manage
3.  time
4.  enough
5.  Either "time" or "enough"

18. Which of the following may represent "good enough"?
1.  ru si
2.  da ha
3.  si pa
4.  si da
5.  ki ru

Directions (Q. No. 19-23): 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: gone over 35 69 test 72 park 27
Step I: 27 gone over 35 69 test 72 park
Step II: 27 test gone over 35 69 72 park
Step III: 27 test 35 gone over 69 72 park
Step IV: 27 test 35 park gone over 69 72
Step V: 27 test 35 park 69 gone over 72
Step VI: 27 test 35 park 69 over gone 72
Step VII: 27 test 35 park 69 over 72 gone
Step VII 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 given input.

19. Input: 86 open shut door 31 49 always 45
How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
1.  Five
2.  Six
3.  Seven
4.  Four
5.  None of these

20. Step III of an input: 25 yes 37 enemy joy defeat 52 46
Which of the following is definitely the input?
1.  enemy 25 joy defeat yes 52 37 46
2.  37 enemy 25 joy yes defeat 52 46
3.  enemy joy defeat 25 52 yes 46 37
4.  Cannot be determined
5.  None of these

21. Step II of an Input: 18 win 71 34 now if victory 61. How many more steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
1.  Three
2.  Four
3.  Five
4.  Six
5.  More than six

22. Input: where 47 59 12 are they going 39
Which of the following steps will be the last but one?
1.  VII
2.  IV
3.  V
4.  VIII
5.  None of these

23. Step II of an input: 33 store 81 75 full of goods 52
Which of the following will be step VI?
1.  33 store 52 of 75 81 full goods
2.  33 store 52 of 75 full 81 goods
3.  33 store 52 of 75 goods 81 full
4.  There will be no such step
5.  None of these