# IBPS Clerk Main: Reasoning Day 12

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Directions (1 – 3): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code, ‘he was singing good’ is written as ‘la pa ho ta’, ‘good was the aim’ is written as ‘zo ho ji la’, ‘singing at the stadium’ is written as ‘ma ta ku ji’ and ‘was this a stadium’ is written as ‘ku bi ho vi’.

1. Which of the following represents ‘the aim stadium’?
A) ma pa ji
B) ku zo pa
C) ku ji zo
D) ji zo ma
E) ji la ku
C) ku ji zo
Explanation:

The – ji from 2nd and 3rd code, aim and zo only present in 2nd code.
From 3rd and 4th code, stadium – ku

2. Which of the following may be the code for ‘she was singing’?
A) ro ta zo
B) ta ji ku
C) ho bo ji
D) ho ta bo
E) ho ma ta
D) ho ta bo
Explanation:

From 1st and 4th, was – ho,
from 1st and 3rd – singing – ta
bo and she not present anywhere.

3. What is the code for ‘at’?
A) ku
B) ji
C) ma
D) zo
E) Cannot be determined
C) ma
Explanation:

From 3rd, at – ma

4. If ‘P+Q’ means ‘P is daughter of Q’, ‘P×Q’ means ‘P is son of Q’, and ‘P÷Q’ means ‘P is wife of Q’, then what is K to A in the expression A × B ÷ S × K + R?
A) Mother
B) Grandmother
C) Father
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of these
B) Grandmother
Explanation:

A is son of B, B is wife of S, so S is father of A, now S is son of K, this means K is grandmother of A

5. Rekha starts from a point P towards south and after walking for 18 m she turns to her left, she walks for another 5 m and then turns left and walks 18 m. Now she turns to her left and walks 35 m and finally reaches point Q after turning to her left and walking 18 m. What is the distance PQ?
A) 12√34 m
B) 6√34 m
C) 6√17 m
D) 12√17 m
E) 34√2 m
B) 6√34 m
Explanation:

PQ = √302 + 182

Directions (6-7): Consider the following while answering questions that follow:
Though Punjab cultivates only 16 lakh tones of rice of good quality, with ice becoming the second largest food to be consumed in the world after wheat, the government has been trying to export it through sea route which is cheaper.
1) Punjab exports good-quality wheat too
2) There is no problem in exporting rice through other routes.
3) Punjab cultivates a large number of medium or below medium quality of rice.

1. Which of the given statements 1, 2, and 3 is definitely false?
A) Only 2
B) Only 1
C) Only 3
D) Only 2 and 3
E) None of these
E) None of these
Explanation:

1 and 3 are false, there is nowhere written about exporting from Punjab and also how much medium rice Punjab cultivates

2. Which of the given statements 1, 2, and 3 is definitely true?
A) Only 2
B) Only 1
C) Only 3
D) Only 2 and 3
E) None of these
A) Only 2
Explanation:

Though exporting through sea is cheaper, but there are other routes too.

3. In a certain code language TEMPTATION is coded as FUMJFYFQKL, then in the same code language INEQUATIONS would be coded as?
A) QLUIEYFPKLG
B) QLUIEYFQLKG
C) QLUIEYFQKLG
D) QLUIFYFQKLG
E) QLVIEYFQKLG
C) QLUIEYFQKLG
Explanation:

T(20) – F(6), E(5) – U(21), M(13) – M(13), P(16) – J(10), T(20) – F(6), ….
All pairs make 26.

4. In a certain code language COORDINATE is coded as FDDJHRBBNJ, then in the same code language CALENDERS would be coded as?
A) FBXJBHJJL
B) FBXJBHIIL
C) FBXJBIJJL
D) FBXIBHJJL
E) FBXJBHJKL
A) FBXJBHJJL
Explanation:

All position values doubled. C(3) – F(6), O(15) – D(4), D(4) – H(8)

5. In a certain code language PERMUTATION is coded as BTLSSTVLZVE, then in the same code language PROGRESSION would be coded as?
A) TULSSEUYWPB
B) TULSSEVYWPC
C) TULSSFVYWPB
D) TULSSEVYWPB
E) TULSSFVYWPC
D) TULSSEVYWPB
Explanation:

Middle letter remains constant, rest are increased by 1, 2, 3, 4 so on in reverse side
T – T
A(1) – B(2), T(20 – V(22), I(9) – L(12), ….

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