Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 16 - Mixed Problems - Exam Pundit - IBPS PO | Clerk | SBI PO | Insurance Exams | SSC Exams | Current Affairs

## Friday, August 28, 2015

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of Reasoning Quiz for Bank and Insurance Exams 2015. The following set is based on Mixed Problems.

Directions (Qs.1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
In a certain code, ‘829’ means ‘how art thou’, ‘958’ means ‘thou art good’ and ‘15873’ means ‘thy good and thou bad’.

1. What may be the possible code for ‘thy’?
(a) 1 or 7
(b) 7
(c) 3
(d) 5
(e) None of these

2. What is the code for ‘thou’?
(a) 9
(b) 6
(c) 2
(d) 5
(e) None of these

3. What is the code for ‘how’?
(a) 5
(b) 8
(c) 2
(d) 9
(e) None of these

4. Which of the following may possibly be the code for ‘thou no good’?
(a) 508
(b) 750
(c) 507
(d) 780
(e) None of these

5. What is the code for ‘how good thou art’?
(a) 7589
(b) 8295
(c) 7183
(d) 8795
(e) Cannot be determined

Directions (Q. 6): Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follow.
(i) if ‘A × B’ means ‘A is son of B’.
(ii) if ‘A + B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’.
(iii) if ‘A ¸ B’ means ‘A is wife of B’.
(iv) if ‘A – B’ means ‘A is father of B’.

6. What will come in the place of the question mark (?) to establish that Q is mother of N in the expression
‘N + O – P ? Q’
(a) + (b) ×
(c) – (d) ¸
(e) Either (a) or (b)

Solutions -If P is the son of Q then Q will be mother of P, because O is the father of P. Now we can say N is the daughter of Q means Q is the mother of N. This is possible when we use ‘×’ between P and Q which means P is the son of Q.

7. In a certain code ‘acquisition or construction should be completed within three years’ is written as ‘three be or within should years construction completed acquisition’. How will ‘interest paid on loan will be allowed for deduction ‘be written in that code?
(a) for will paid allowed loan on deduction be interest
(b) for will allowed paid loan deduction to be interest
(c) for will paid allowed loan deduction to be interest
(d) for will paid allowed loan deduction be on interest
(e) None of these

Solutions - The positions of the words shifts as follows: 1 > 9, 2 > 3, 3 > 7, 4 > 5, 5 > 2, 6 > 8, 7 > 4, 8 > 1 and 9 > 6

8. Pointing towards a girl in the picture, Sunita said, ‘She is the mother of Renu, whose father is my son.” How is Sunita related to that girl in the picture?
(a) Mother
(b) Aunt
(c) Cousin
(e) None of these

Solutions - Mother-in-law

9. P’s father is Q’s son. M is the paternal uncle of P and N is the brother of Q. How is N related to M?
(a) Brother
(b) Nephew
(c) Cousin
(e) None of these

10. A \$ B means B is father of A;
A#B means B is mother of A;
A* B means B is sister of A and
A @ B means B is husband of A; then which of the following indicates the relationship ‘N is grandmother of P’?
(a) P*Q#M\$N
(b) P@Q\$M#N
(c) P#Q\$N*M
(d) P#Q@M#N
(e) None of these

Solutions - N is mother of say M, M is husband of Q, Q is mother of P > N is grandmother of P. i.e. P # Q @ M # N.

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