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IBPS 2012 CWE for PO/MT : Reasoning Question

Jun 27, 2012 12:44 IST

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducted the 2nd Common Written Examination (CWE- PO/ MT- II) for recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees post in 19 public sector banks tentatively on 17 June 2012. The IBPS Written test (Objective type) for PO Recruitment consisted of the following tests-

Reasoning: 50 marks (50 questions)

English Language: 25 marks (50 questions)

Quantitative Aptitude: 50 marks (50 questions)

General Awareness: 50 marks (50 questions)

Computer Knowledge: 50 marks (50 questions)

English Composition (Descriptive Paper): 25 marks (50 questions)

Jagranjosh.com will provide questions from the respective segments for the benefit of the aspirants preparing for Bank PO/Clerk/SO/MT recruitment exams. The question paper will help in the practice and thereby further the preparation procedure of the students

Q.1-4. Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

(All the numbers are two digits numbers)

Input        :     tall 48 13 rise alt 99 76 32 wise jar high 28 56 barn

Step    I    :     13 tall 48 rise 99 76 32 wise jar high 28 56 barn alt

Step    II   :     28 13 tall 48 rise 99 76 32 wise jar high 56 all barn

Step    III  :     322813 tall 48 rise 99 76 wise jar 56 alt barn high

Step    IV   :     48 32 28 13 tall rise 99 76 wise 56 alt barn high jar

Step    V    :     56 48 32 28 13 tall 99 76 wise all barn high jar rise

Step    VI   :     76 56 48 32 28 13 99 wise all barn high jar rise tall

Step    VII  :     997656483228 13 alt barn high jar rise tall wise

and Step VII is the last slep of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.

As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input     :     84 why sit 14 32 not best ink feet 51 27 vain 68 92

                      (All the numbers are two digits numbers)

Q.1 Which step number is the following output?

32 27 14 84 why sit not 51 vain 92 68 feet best ink

(1) Step V

(2) Step VI

(3) Step IV

(4) Step III

(5) There is no such step

Q.2 Which word/number would be at 5th position from the right in Step V ?

(1) 14

(2) 92

(3) feet

(4) best

(5) why

Q.3 How many elements (words or numbers) are there between 'feet' and '32' as they appear in the last step of the output?

(1) One

(2) Three

(3) Four

(4) Five

(5) Seven

Q.4 Which of the following represents the position of 'why' in the fourth step?

(1) Eighth from the feft

(2) Fifth from the right

(3) Sixth from the left

(4) Fifth from the left

(5) Seventh from the left


IBPS 2012 CWE for PO/MT : Reasoning Questions

IBPS 2012 CWE for PO/MT : Solved Questions on Reasoning

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4 Comment

vikash sinha,

The time duration of this exam is less, i request ibps to extend it for 2 & 1/2 hrs.....it will be easy for candidates


plz tell me how to solve this question?

Vikash Kumar Sinha,

I want to solve ibps reasoning question -2012.



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