IBPS-RRBs Officer Scale-1(Mains);Exam Paper - 2018 Subject : Reasoning



IBPS-RRBs Officer Scale-1(Mains);Exam Paper - 2018

Subject : Reasoning



Reasoning :

Direction (81-84): Study the following information and answer the questions.

Trishaa starts walking from point A, walks 12 m to the south ad reaches point B. She then takes a left turn and walks 7 m to reach point C. She then takes a left, walks 5 m and reaches Point D. From Point D she turns left, walks 11 m and stops at point E. Point P is to the west of Point B. Rishi who is standing at point P walks for a distance equal to the shortest distance between B and E and reaches Point Q. From Point Q he takes a left turn, walks for a certain distance and reaches point E.

81. Mehul starts walking towards south from Point B. He walks for a certain distance to reach Point K. He then takes a left turn walks for 10 m, takes another left turn and stops after walking for 9 m. If his final position is 3 m to the east of Point D, what is the distance between Point B and Point K? 
A. 4 m 
B. 6 m
C. 5 m 
D. 2 m
E. Cannot be determined

82. Point M is 9 m to the north of Point Q. From Point  M, which of the following walking directions would lead to point A?
A) 12 m towards west, turn right and walk for 2 m, then turn right and walk for 7 m.
B) 4 m towards east, turn left and walk for 3 m, then turn right and walk 5 m.
C) 3 m towards north, turn left, walk 19 m, turn left and walk 5 m.
D) 3 m towards north, turn right and walk for 4 m.

A. Both A and​​​​​​​ D 
B. Only D
C. Both B and C 
D. Only C
E. Only B

83. Point Z is 9 m to the east of Point A. Arun starts from point Z, walks towards south, takes a right turn and walks for a certain distance to reach Point D. What is the total distance that Arun has to walk in order to reach Point D ?
A. 20 m 
B. 11 m
C. 19 m 
D. 9 m
E. 15 m

84. The lifeline of Mumbai is it train network. One of the most crowded places in the city. A Group of commuters of the Mumbai suburban railways called for a strike in response to the increase in the number of accidents in that route in the past one year due to overcrowding. The commuters want to continue the strike unless the authorities agree to increase the frequency of the trains in that route.Which of the following can be concluded from the above statement? 

A. Increase in the frequency of the trains would lead to decrease in the number of such accidents
B. The trains in the Mumbai suburban run overcrowded
C. The railway authorities are in different to the safety of the commuters
D. The railways did not increase the frequency in proportion to the increase in the number of commuters in the past one year
E. None of these

85. Direction: In each of the following question, two statements are given. They may either be independent causes, independent effects or bear a cause and effect relationship that is unique to each other. Read both the statements carefully and mark:
Statements:
I. Kochi got its new traffic light system which was specially designed to cope with the increasing traffic problems and road blocks
II. The number of road accidents in Kochi has come down in the past 2 months.

A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.
B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.
C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes.
D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.
E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

86. Direction: A statement is given followed by three inferences numbered I, II, and III. Consider the statement to be true even if it is at variance with commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the inferences, if any, follow from the given statement. 
Statement: Digital payment systems have ballooned in popularity in India since the government scrapped large-value banknotes in 2016.
Inferences:
I. People find it easier to pay via electronic methods instead of by cash these days.
II. The common people have realised the convenience of digital payments, which is why it gained popularity.
III. Digital payments methods have become popular in India because of good advertising.
A. Only I follows
B. Only II follows
C. Both I and II follow
D. Both II and III follow
E. Both I and III follow

87. Direction: In the questions below, a statement is given followed by two arguments. Choose the most appropriate
option.
Statement:
In 2016 last year the Government Of India put a ban on all 500 and 1000 Rs notes in an effort to curtail the shadow economy and crack down on the use of illegal and fake currency that funds illegal activities and terrorism.
Arguments:
I. This was the best way to tackle corruption and to stop the use of counterfeit cash.
II. Demonetisation looks like a bad idea, badly executed on the basis of some half-baked notions.
A. Only 1 is strong
B. Only 2 is strong
C. Both are equally valid
D. None are valid
E. Together, they can be used to make a strong argument

88. Direction: In question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and on the basis of the information given in the statement. Decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.
Statement: There is a general protest from the inhabitants of a certain area that the report submitted by a on riots in that area has been fabricated, based on prejudices and has present commission whole event. 
Courses of action:
I. Another inquiry commission should be sent for proper investigations.
II. The members of commission should be severely punished.
III. The next commission should consist of inhabitants of that area only.
A. Only I follows
B. Only II follows
C. Both I and II follow
D. Only III follows
E. None of the above

89. Direction: 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.
(All the numbers are two-digit numbers).
Input : 42 prey ban 78 21 melt gulp 96 83 head
Step I : ban 23 42 prey 78 melt gulp 96 83 head
Step II : gap 44 ban 23 prey 78 melt 96 83 head
Step III : had 80 gap 44 ban 23 prey melt 96 83
Step IV : mat 85 had 80 gap 44 ban 23 prey 96
Step V : pay 98 mat 85 had 80 gap 44 ban 23
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended output of arrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the given steps,find the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input : 61 rust 33 colt 86 gap 44 ban 23 ‘torn’ is related to ‘rust’ in step I in the same way as ‘lap’ is related to ‘tan’ in step V. Following the same pattern to which element is ‘86’ related to in step IV?
A. cat
B. 51
C. 35
D. far
E. 30

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90. What is the difference between the third element from the right end in step V and the fifth element from the left end in step II?
A. 31 
B. 55
C. 26 
D. 5
E. 16

91. In step III, how many elements are there between ‘86’ and the third element from the left end?
A. More than three 
B. One
C. Three 
D. None
E. Two

92. Which of the following represents the element   that is fifth to the right of ‘cat’ in step III?
A. torn 
B. 63
C. lap 
D. far
E. 86

93. Which of the following is the fourth to the left of  the eighth element from the left end of step II?
A. cat
B. far
C. 35 
D. rust
E. 30

Direction (94-98): Study the information given below and answer the questions based on it.

Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G born in different year, 1950, 1953, 1961, 1968, 1972, 1985, 1996. The base year is 2018. They like seven different fruits Mango, Guava, Pomegranate, Litchi, Apple, Fig, Banana. The Sum of ages of B and E is 90. B is elder than E. The difference between E and the one who like Fig is 11 years. The one who like Pomegranate is younger to only two people. The sum of ages of the one who likes Pomegranate and G is 103 years. One who like banana is younger to G. As many people elder to person like mango as younger to person like banana.The sum of ages of A and D is 115 years. A is younger to D. The difference between ages of A and the one who like Guava is 15. F is elder to C. The one who likes litchi is elder to the one who likes apple.

94. Which of the following statement is false regarding person born in 1972?
A. F born in 1972.
B. G is 11-year older person born in 1972.
C. 11 year elder than person who like Litchi.
D. 13 year younger than person who like fig.
E. All are incorrect.

95. Find the difference of age of the person who like apple and pig?
A. 14 year
B. 11 year
C. 15 year 
D. 17 year
E. None of the above.

96. What is the sum of age of person who like Mango and Person who like Banana?
A. 90 year 
B. 103 year
C. 115 year
D. 112 year
E. 96 year

97. Which of the following combination is incorrect?
A. A – 1968 – Apple
B. C – 1985 – Fig
C. A – 1968 – Apple
D. F – 1972 – Pomegranate
E. B – 1953 – Mango

98. 18. Which of the following person born in 1996?
A. A 
B. D
C. C 
D. E
E. F

99. Study the information given below and answer the questions based on it.
Ten friends – A, B, C, D, E, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting two rows facing each other. P, Q, R, S and T are facing the south while the remaining people are facing the north. They like five different colours Pink, Black, Yellow, Orange and Blue. In Both rows one of the colour is liked by only one person. Person who like same colour are not facing each other. R is 3 rd to the left of person facing D. There are at least 2 people between C and one who like Pink. There are two people between Q and the person who like Yellow. Only one person sits between person who like Blue colour and A. Person who like yellow colour is not facing person who like Orange. As many people sitting left of T as right of B. D is immediate neighbour of person who like yellow. The one who like yellow in not at any of the extreme end of row. Only one person
sits between R and S. In both the row person sitting left of Blue colour is same. A is sitting somewhere left of E who is facing person who like Black colour. Two person sits between B and the person who like Orange colour.
Which of the following statement is/are Fasle?
I. T facing immediate neighbour of person who likes Yellow color.
II. T is sitting diagonally opposite to B.
III. T is immediate neighbour of person who like yellow colour.
A. Only I 
B. Both II and III
C. Only II 
D. Both I and III
E. only III

100. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above rrangement and so form a group. Who among the one that does not belong to that group?
A. P – Pink 
B. T – Black
C. C – Orange 
D. S – Yellow
E. B – Yellow

101. Which of the following combination is correct?
A. A – Pink B. 
B – Black
C. T – Yellow 
D. S – Pink
E. None of the above.

102. What is position of C with respect to people who like Pink?
A. Third to the right.
B. Opposite to person who is 2nd to the left.
C. Immediate neighbour of person facing.
D. Immediate left.
E. None of the above.

103. How Many people sitting between D and B?
A. One 
B. Two
C. Zero 
D. Three
E. Either Two or Three

104. Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions below.
Seven members from same family B, D, G, L,M, Q and V are sitting in a linear row facing north. G sits third from the extreme end. G’s mother sits second to the right of G. M is an immediate neighbor of G’s Mother. There are two persons between M and B. G’s wife sits to the immediate right of B. There is only one person sits between G’s wife and D’s father. The number of people sitting to the left of D is same as the number of people sitting to the right of G’s wife. There are two people’s sits
between Q and L. M is B’s grandfather. Q sits to the left of L. L’s daughter sits to the immediate right of L. V is the only son of D. B is a male person. Who sits second to the left of L’s husband?
A. The one who is immediate left of B
B. D
C. B’s Father
D. The one who is third to the left of G’s Mother
E. None of those given as option

105. How many people sits between D and the one who sits immediate right of his/her nephew?
A. Two
B. Four
C. Three
D. More than Three
E. Cannot be determined

 106. If D is married to J, then how J is related to the person sitting 2nd to the left of his/her son?
A. Daughter – In – law
B. Son 
C. Brother
D. Wife 
E. Son – In – law

 107. How many granddaughters does M have?
A. One 
B. Two
C. Three 
D. None
E. Cannot be determined

 108. How Q is related to the person sitting immediate left of M?
A. Wife 
B. Husband
C. Sister-in-law 
D. Mother
E. None of those given as option

 109. Direction: Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions. 
N
ine friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I decided to go for a picnic. Each of them wore a coloured tshirt from Red, Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow, Purple, Black, White and Orange but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them brought a thing from Water, Food, Mat, Games, Hat, Fruit, Basket, Plates and Napkins. But not necessarily in the same order. Five of them are males and rest are females. E brought Food, is neither wearing Black nor Yellow. The person wearing Red is a female and brings Mat. None of the males brings Water or Baskets. The one who brings Games  is wearing an Orange t-shirt. B, I and G do not wear Black colour. Neither A nor F is
wearing Black or Orange, both are males. The person wearing Black brings Fruits. None of the females is wearing Pink or Yellow. Neither A nor F brings Plates nor wears Green. The person wearing Blue is neither a male nor brings Water or Basket. H is a female but neither she likes Red, Green and White nor she brings Water. D wears Yellow. A doesn’t
bring a Hat and neither wears Purple nor White. I is a male and B doesn’t like Green Who is wearing Green colour?
A. A 
B. B
C. I 
D. G
E. H

110. Who brought fruits?
A. The one who likes Yellow
B. The one who likes Red
C. The one who likes Pink
D. The one who likes Purple
E. The one who likes Black

111. Which of the given pair is true?
A. Mat - Black
B. Food - Purple
C. Games - Green
D. Plates - Yellow
E. Napkins -Red

112. Which of the given pair is of females only?
A. H, F 
B. I, D
C. B, C 
D. G, E
E. A, B

113. Who is wearing red colour?
A. A 
B. B
C. C 
D. D
E. E

114. How many such pairs of letters are there in a word which formed by replacing each vowel of the word PRODUCTION with the next letter and each consonant is replaced by immediate previous letter as per English alphabet, each of which has as many letters between them in the word, as they have in the English alphabet. 
A. Three
B. Four
C. None 
D. One
E. Two

 115. If each of the odd digits in   the number 8463247 is increased by ‘1’ and each of the even digits is decreased by ‘1’, then which of the following will be the sum of the digits of the number?
A. 32 
B. 31
C. 28 
D. 29
E. 30

 116. Direction: A question and two statements numbered I and II given. You have to decide whether the data provided in which of the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Choose your answer from the options based on this.  Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are staying on an eight storey building. Lowermost floor is numbered 1 and topmost floor is numbered 8. Who among the following lives on top floor?
I. A lives on an even numbered floor but not on top floor. Three floors are between A and H. The number of person above H is same as below E. C lives just above E but not on top floor.
II. Two floors are between A and D. One floor is between D and F. G lives two floors above E. A live just above G. 
A. If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
B. If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
C. If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
D. If the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
E. If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

 117. Direction: The question below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II   given. You have to decide whether the data provided in which of the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Choose your answer from the options based on this. Seven persons P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are belonging to the same family. It is a threegeneration family and two married couples are there in the family. How is U related to V? I. T is brother of U and son of S. S is motherin-law of R and grandmother of V. R is not married to U.
II. U is daughter of S and sister of Q. T is son of P and brother-in-law of R. R is father of V. R is not married to U.
A. The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
B. The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
C. The data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
D. The data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
E. The data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

118. Direction: A question with two statements numbered I and II are given. You have to decide whether the data provided in which of the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Choose your answer from the options based on this. Eight persons M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in a straight line. The persons are sitting at the both extreme ends are facing south and rest are facing north direction. Who among the following sits at the left end?

I. M is 3rd from the right end. Two persons are sitting between M and S. N is 3rd to the left of T. T is not neighbour of M or S.
II. Two persons are sitting between P and Q. O is 3rd to the right of Q. M is 3rd from the right end.
A. If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
B. If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
C. If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
D. If the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
E. If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

119. Directions: Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether two data given in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions, Read both the statements. Six people S, T, U, V, W and X are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. What is X's position with respect to T? 
I. Only two people sit between U and W. X is second to the left of W. V and T are immediate neighbours of each other.
II. T is to the immediate right of V. There are only two people between T and S. X is an immediate neighbour of S but not of V. 
A. The data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in tatement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
B. The data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to nswer the question.
C. The data either in Statement I alone or Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
D. The data neither in statement I nor II together are sufficient to answer the questions.
E. The data in both Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the questions.

120. Directions: Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements On which day was Yasir born?  (His date of birth is February 29) 
I. He was born between year 2005 and 2011.
II. He will complete 4 years on February 29,2012
A. The data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
B. The data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
C. The data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.
D. The data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
E. The data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

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