# IBPS PO Reasoning Ability Questions with Answers Practice online test 17

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1 . Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it:

Eight people - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - are sitting around a circular table. A and B are facing towards the centre while the other six people are facing away from the centre. A is sitting second to the right of H. B sits third to the left of A. D sits second to the right of G. G is immediate neighbour of neither B nor A. E and F are immediate neighbours and are facing outside.
What is the position of C with respect to D?
 Third to right Third to the left Fourth to the left Fourth to the right Second to the left
2 . Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it:

Eight people - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - are sitting around a circular table. A and B are facing towards the centre while the other six people are facing away from the centre. A is sitting second to the right of H. B sits third to the left of A. D sits second to the right of G. G is immediate neighbour of neither B nor A. E and F are immediate neighbours and are facing outside.
Who is sitting to the immediate right of G?
 C D F H none of these
3 . Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it:

Eight people - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - are sitting around a circular table. A and B are facing towards the centre while the other six people are facing away from the centre. A is sitting second to the right of H. B sits third to the left of A. D sits second to the right of G. G is immediate neighbour of neither B nor A. E and F are immediate neighbours and are facing outside.
Which of the following pair represents the people who are immediate neighbours of C?
 B and G B and H G and H D and G None of these
4 . Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it:

Eight people - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - are sitting around a circular table. A and B are facing towards the centre while the other six people are facing away from the centre. A is sitting second to the right of H. B sits third to the left of A. D sits second to the right of G. G is immediate neighbour of neither B nor A. E and F are immediate neighbours and are facing outside.
Who is sitting third to the left of G?
 A D E F Either E or F
5 . Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it:

Eight people - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - are sitting around a circular table. A and B are facing towards the centre while the other six people are facing away from the centre. A is sitting second to the right of H. B sits third to the left of A. D sits second to the right of G. G is immediate neighbour of neither B nor A. E and F are immediate neighbours and are facing outside.
How many persons are there between B and D?
 two Four Three One None
6 .
Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follows All existing and upcoming hotels within a 5 km radius of national parks and sanctuaries in India will have to pay 30% of their annual turnover as tax to the government. Which of the following statements can be inferred from the facts/information given in the above statement?
 The tax collected from the hotels will be used for the betterment of these national parks and sanctuaries. Hotels which are sponsored by the government will not have to pay any tax even if these are located within the 5 km radius of such wildlife hotspots The ecosystem of the national parks and sanctuaries is adversely affected even if the hotels are located outside the 5km radius Government allows the construction of hotels within 5km radius of national parks and sanctuaries Such a step is taken by the environment ministry to boost eco-tourism and thus, perk up revenue collections of state governments.
7 .
Tenants associations have demanded a vacancy tax on all vacant and unsold flats in Mumbai.
Which of the following would support the demand made by the tenants association?
 House owners too have demanded for laws that make it easier to evict tenants who default on rent payment. Such a tax law would be difficult to implement as it would be difficult to record the number of vacant flats in the city People with surplus money buy many houses and rent these out while many consumers cannot afford even their first house The number of vacant flats in Mumbai is much lower than other metros such as Delhi and Chennai, where vacancy tax already exists Such a tax would compel the house owners to sell/rent properties which in turn woul d control hoardi ng and skyrocketing property prices.
8 . In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered (A), (B) and (C). A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing
Statement:
A heavy unseasonal downpour during the last two days has paralysed the normal life in the state in which five persons were killed but this has provided a huge relief to the problem of acute water crisis in the state.

Courses of action:

(A) The state government should set up a commi ttee to review the al arming situation.
(B) The state government shoul d immediately remove all the restrictions on use of potable water in all the major cities in the state.
(C) The state government should send relief supplies to all the affected areas in the state.
 None Only (A) Only (B) and (C) Only (C) All (A), (B) and (C)
9 . In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered (A), (B) and (C). A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing
Statement:
A large private bank has decided to retrench one-third of its employees in view of the huge losses incurred by it during the past three quarters.

Courses of action:
(A) The govt should issue a notification to general public to immediately stop all transactions with the bank.
(B) The govt should direct the bank to refrain from retrenching its employees.
(C) The govt should ask the central bank of the country to initiate an enquiry into the bank's activities and submit its report.
 None Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) Only (A) and (C)
10 . In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered (A), (B) and (C). A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing
Statement:
The school dropouts' rate in many districts in the state has increased sharply during the last few years as the parents of these children make them work in the fields owned by others to earn enough for them to get at least one meal a day.

Courses of action:
(A) The govt should put up a mechanism to provide foodgrains to the poor people in these districts through public distribution system to encourage the parents to send their wards to school.
(B) The govt should close down some of these schools in the district and deploy the teachers of these schools to nearby schools and also ask remaining students to join these schools.
(C) Govt should issue arrest warrants for all the parents who force their children to work in fields instead of attending classes.
 Only (A) Only (B) Only (C) Only (A) and (B) None of these