IBPS Clerk Prelims: Reasoning Day 18

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
There are seven friends namely – A, B, C, D, E, F, and G who are from different states –Punjab, Odisha, Kerala, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka not in the same order. They have different hobbies – Travelling, Reading, Singing, Sculpting, Painting, Dancing and Pottery making.
A belongs to Maharashtra. D likes pottery making. The person who likes sculpting is from the state of Odisha. The person who likes dancing is from the state of Gujarat. F does not belong to Gujarat, Odisha, Punjab or Rajasthan. F does not like singing, reading or painting. B does not belong to Kerala, Odisha, Punjab or Rajasthan. B does not like painting, travelling, reading or singing. C does not like sculpting and he is not from Rajathan or Punjab. Neither D nor G belongs to Punjab. A does not like reading. The person from Kerala likes singing.

  1. Who among the following likes singing?
    A) A
    B) C
    C) E
    D) F
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    B) C
    Explanation:

    HobbyState
    APaintingMaharashtra
    BDancingGujarat
    CSingingKerala
    DPotteryRajasthan
    EReadingPunjab
    FTravellingKarnataka
    GSculptingOdisha
  2. Which one of the following combinations is true according to the given information?
    A) F – Singing – Karnataka
    B) C – Dancing- Gujarat
    C) E – Reading – Karnataka
    D) D – Pottery making – Rajasthan
    E) A – Travelling – Maharashtra
    Answer
    D) D – Pottery making – Rajasthan
  3. Who among the following belongs to the state of Karnataka?
    A) B
    B) D
    C) F
    D) E
    E) Cannot be determined
    Answer
    C) F
  4. Which of the following combinations is true about G?
    A) Sculpting – Odisha
    B) Pottery making – Karnataka
    C) Dancing – Gujarat
    D) Singing – Kerala
    E) Travelling – Karnataka
    Answer
    A) Sculpting – Odisha
  5. The person who belongs to Punjab, likes
    A) Travelling
    B) Reading
    C) Sculpting
    D) Singing
    E) Painting
    Answer
    B) Reading

Directions (Q.6 – 10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code, ‘make your trip interesting’ is written as ‘de la pa ni’, ‘your trip be customized’ is written as ‘ha ni ta de’, ‘customized trip always good’ is written as ‘ta fa ka ni, and ‘good make me happy’ is written as ‘ka ro pa na’.

  1. What is the code for ‘always’?
    A) ka
    B) ni
    C) fa
    D) ta
    E) Cannot be determined
    Answer & Explanation
    C) fa
    Explanation:

    Always only present in 3rd code, and also fa
  2. What does ‘ta’ stand for?
    A) always
    B) trip
    C) good
    D) your
    E) customized
    Answer & Explanation
    E) customized
    Explanation:

    From 2nd and 3rd code, ta is either trip or customized
    Trip is in 1st code also, but ta is not, so ta – customized
  3. ’pa ni de ha’ could be a code for which of the following?
    A) make trip be your
    B) make your trip good
    C) your trip be good
    D) trip always be make
    E) trip be customized good
    Answer & Explanation
    A) make trip be your
    Explanation:

    pa – make from 1st and last code.
    ni – trip from 1st 3 codes
    de – your from 1st and 2nd code
    ha only present in 2nd, and also ‘be’
  4. What is code for ‘make’?
    A) la
    B) pa
    C) ni
    D) ro
    E) either na or pa
    Answer & Explanation
    B) pa
    Explanation:

    Make – pa
  5. Which of the following may represent ‘good trip always interesting’?
    A) de ka ni la
    B) fa ni ka ro
    C) na fa de ha
    D) ni fa la ka
    E) ta la fa ni
    Answer & Explanation
    D) ni fa la ka
    Explanation:

    Trip – ni, always – fa
    Good – ka from last two codes
    Interesting- la