# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Mains 2022- October 31

**Instructions (1-5): Answer the questions based on the information provided below.**

Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G were born on December 31 in seven different years (1975, 1980, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1994 and 1995) but not necessarily in the same order. Each person sells different clothes (jackets, shirts, pants, caps, shawls, socks and hats).

Note: The ages of these people are calculated relative to December 31, 2021.

The age of D is a prime number. The person who sells hats was born after the person who sells caps. B does not sell hats. D sells a jacket. The person selling socks was born immediately before D. Sum of the age of the person selling socks and C is an even number. E was born immediately before F but not in a leap year. The sum of the ages of B and C is 7 years greater than the age of A. The person who sells shawls was born immediately before G. Two people are born between the person who sells trousers and the person who sells shirts .

**Q1. How old is the person selling the shirts?**

(a) 27 years old

(b) 36 years old

(c) 26 years old

(d) 38 years old

(e) Cannot be determined

**Q2. How many people are born between the person who sells hats and the person who sells shawls?**

(a

(b) Two

(c) Three

(d) Four

(e) None of the above

**Q3. What is the sum of the ages of B and G?**

(a) 68 years old

(b) 58 years old

(c) 66 years old

(d) 56 years old

(e) None of the above

**Q4. Who was born in 1990?**

(a) One who sells hats

(b) One who sells caps

(c) One who sells shawls

(d) One who sells trousers

(e) None of the above

**Q5. The oldest person sells which of the following clothes?**

(a) Hats

(b) Ceilings

(c) Socks

(d) Pants

(e) None of the above

**Instructions (6-10): Answer the questions based on the information provided below.**

Seven people G, H, I, K, M, N and O work in a company with different designations i.e. President, VP, PM, APM, SM, Manager and QA but not necessarily in the same order . Designations are in descending order of precedence, such that President is the most senior designation and QA is the most junior designation. All people belong to a family of three generations. No one in the family is related.

SM is not a female member of the family. O’s mother is three years old. Both G and H are inferior to N’s wife. G is not married to N. O is single and has a nephew. As many people are superior to M as inferior to O’s father. I is three designations younger than N. M is married to I who is only O’s sister. G and H belong to the same generation. M is greater than K. O is two designations greater than G.

**Q6. How is the person who is QA related to the person who is PM?**

(a) Paternal grandfather

(b) Maternal grandfather

(c) Paternal grandmother

(d) Maternal grandmother

(e) None of the above

**Q7. If another person “L” marries the person who is a designation younger than H, then how is L related to the person who is the manager?**

(a) Sister-in-law

(b) Brother-in-law

(c) Sister

(d) Wife

(e) None of the above

**Q8. Which of the following people is responsible?**

(a)H

(b) I

(co

(d)G

(e) None of the above

**Q9. Four of the following are similar in some way and form a group. Find out which one does not belong to this group. **

(a) N-VP

(b) H–PM

(c) K – President

(d) O-SM

(e) I – QA

**Q10. Which of the following people is designated as APM?**

(a)K

(b)N

(c)H

(d)M

(e) None of the above

**Instructions (11-13): Answer the questions based on the information provided below.**

If X # Y (10) means X is 10m west of Y

X@Y (6) means that X is 6 m north of Y

X%Y (8) means that X is 8 m east of Y

X$ Y (4) means that X is 4 m south of Y

**P% M (8), M# K (15), K@L (12), L#T (3), T$O (12), 0% G (8), G@ Y (12)**

**Q11. Which of the following expressions is definitely correct?**

(a) G%O (10)

(b) G#P (2)

(c) P#G (2)

(d)K%O (13)

(e) O%P(12)

**Q12. What is the shortest distance between Y and T?**

(a) 15m

(b) 8m

(c) 10m

(d) 7m

(e) None of the above

**Q13. What is the direction of M with respect to T?**

(a) Northwest

(b) Northeast

(c) Southwest

(d) Southeast

(e) None of the above

**Instructions (14-15): Answer the questions based on the information provided below.**

If A # B (9) means A is 9 m west of B

A@B (7) means that A is 7m north of B

A % B (11) means that A is 11 m east of B

A$B(15) means A is 15m south of B

**O# P (4), Q@ P (3), R % Q (3), S$R (5), S#T (3), U$ T (2), V# U (6)**

**Q14. What is the shortest distance between P and V?**

(a) 3m

(b) 4m

(c) 5m

(d) 6m

(e) None of the above

**Q15. What is the direction of U with respect to Q?**

(a) Northwest

(b) Northeast

(c) Southwest

(d) Southeast

(e) None of the above

**Solutions**