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## GK Trick

### Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Prelims

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H live on different floors of the same building having eight floors (the ground floor is numbered as the first floor while the topmost floor is numbered as the eighth floor). They were born on the same day of the same month but in different years. All their ages are to be considered from the base year i.e. 2018. G is 42 years old and lives on an odd numbered floor below the 5th floor. B is 20 younger than the one who lives on 2nd floor. Only three persons live between G and the one who was born in 1984. F lives on 4th floor and he is 13 years old. A lives on even numbered floor. There are three floors in between C and D who lives on an even numbered floor. H is 34 years old and lives on an odd numbered floor. The one who is 28 years old lives immediate above the floor on which E lives. The one who lives on ground floor is 5 years older than the one who lives on 4th floor. D was born in 1996. B lives above the floor on which C lives. One person was born in 1962.

Q1. How many people live between B and the one who was born in 1990?
Four
Three
Two
One
More than Four

Q2. Who among the following lives on top most floor?
The one who was born in 1962
D
E
H
C

Q3. Who among the following lives on 5th floor?
The one who is 8 years old
R
The one who was born in 1984
C
E

Q4. Who among the following lives just below the one who was born in 1976?
D
B
C
A
F

Q5. Which of the following combinations is true?
Fifth floor-F
Second floor-E
Sixth floor-G
Eighth floor -A
Third floor-H

Direction (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code language
‘rise alert move’ is written as ‘la ac df’,
‘rise creative feel magical short’ is written as ‘oq pr rs ac tp’,
‘real alert creative feel burn’ is written as ‘tp df rs ge hg’ and
‘stress creative short’ is written as ‘rt tp pr’.

Q6. What is the code for ‘short’?
oq
rs
pr
ac
tp

Q7. ‘stress feel creative magical’ could be coded as?
tp rt rs oq
rt ac rs ge
df rt rs oq
rt ac pr oq
None of these

Q8. ‘hg’ stands for?
creative
burn
real
Either ‘real’ or ‘burn’

Q9. Which of the following may be the code for ‘keep creative move’?
tp la rt
la df oq
lb la tp
ge la ac
None of these

Q10. ‘tp oq pr’ is the code for?
feel creative short
stress creative short
creative magical short
Can’t be determined
None of these

Directions (11-12): Answer the questions based on the information given below:
I. ‘P × Q’ means ‘P is mother of Q’
II. ‘P – Q’ means ‘P is brother of Q’
III. ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is father of Q’
IV. ‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘P is sister of Q’

Q11. In the expression Y + W × N ÷ M, how N related to Y?
Granddaughter
Son
Grandson
Granddaughter or Grandson
None of these

Q12. Which of the following represents ‘Q’ is son of ‘U’?
Q ÷ I – G × U
Q + I – G × U
Q ÷ O – L × U
Q + I x G ÷ U
None of these

Direction (13-15): Read the information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Point P is 12m south of R. Point T is 12m to the North of point B. T is to the West of point R. Point N is 13m to the south- east of point R. P is in midpoint of B and N. Point S is 7m east of T.

Q13. What is the distance between P and N?
10m
5√5m
6m
5m
None of these

Q14. If point X is somewhere in between point R and N, then point X is in which direction with respect to point P?
South
West
Northeast
Can’t be determined
None of these

Q15. What is the direction of point T with respect to N?
West
South
South-west
North-West
None of these

SOLUTIONS

1.C
2.A
3.A
4.C
5.D
6.C
7.A
8.E
9.C
10.C
11.A
12.E
13.D
14.C
15.D

5 Banking and SSC : Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Prelims Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions. Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H live on...