Jul 19, 2016

# Exam Paper of IBPS Clerk CWE Preliminary Reasoning

## Exam Paper of IBPS Clerk

Directions (1 - 5) : 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.

Input : 96 gain 63 forest 38 78 deep house
Step I: deep 96 gain 63 forest 38 78 house
Step II: deep 38 96 gain 63 forest 78 house
Step III: deep 38 forest gain 96 63 78 house
Step IV: deep 38 forest 63 gain 96 78 house
Step V: deep 38 forest 63 gain 78 96 house
Step VI: deep 38 forest 63 gain 78 house 96
and Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

1. Input : train 59 47 25 over burden 63 sky
Which of the following steps will be the last but one?
(1) VI
(2) V
(3) IV
(4) VII
(5) None of these

2. Input : service 46 58 96 over there desk 15
Which of the following will be step VI?
(1) desk 15 over service 46 58 96 there
(2) desk 15 over 46 service there 58 96
(3) desk 15 over 46 service 58 there 96
(4) desk 15 over 46 service 58 96 there
(5) There will be no such step

3. Step ll of an input is : below 12 93 house floor 69 57 task
Which of the following will definitely be the input?
(1) 93 house 69 57 below task floor 12
(2) 93 house below 69 57 task floor 12
(3) 93 house floor 69 57 task below 12
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

4. Step III of an input is : art 24 day 83 71 54 star power
Which of the following steps will be the last?
(1) V
(2) VIII
(3) IX
(4) VII
(5) None of these

5. Step II of an input is : cold 17 wave 69 never desk 52 43
How many more steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
(1) Six
(2) Five
(3) Four
(4) Three
(5) None of these

### IBPS Clerical CWE Preliminary and Main Examination Preparation 2016

Directions (6— 10) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting around a circle facing at the centre. T is second to the left of P and third to the right of V. S is second to the right of W who is to the immediate right of T. Q is third to the right of U.

6. In which of the following pairs is the third person sitting in between the first and the second persons?
(1) USP
(2) VRU
(3) TQW
(4) WPS
(5) None of these

7. Who is to the immediate left of T?
(1) Q
(2) W
(3) R
(5) None of these

8. Who is second to the right of P?
(1) S
(2) V
(3) U
(4) Q

9. What is R's position with respect to W?
(1) Third to the left
(2) Fourth to the left
(3) Sixth to the right
(4) Fifth to the left
(5) None of these

10. Who is fourth to the left of R?
(1) U
(2) P
(3) S
(4) W
(5) None of these

Directions (11 — 15) : In the following questions, the symbols *, δ, %, @ and © used with the following meaning as illustrated below :
‘P % Q‘ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q‘.
‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P @ Q‘ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q‘.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is / are definitely true and given your answer accordingly.

11. Statements:
R δ K, K * M, M @ J
Conclusions :
III. R * J
(1) Only l and II are true
(2) Only II and III are true
(3) Only I and III are true
(4) All I, II and III are true
(5) None of these

12. Statements:
Z @ M, M © K , K * F
Conclusions :
II. K * Z
(1) None is true
(2) Only I is true
(3) Only II is true
(4) Only III is true
(5) Only II and III are true

13. Statements:
B * J, J % W, W © M
Conclusions :
I. M * J
II. W * B
(1) None is true
(2) Only I is true
(3) Only II is true
(4) Only III is true
(5) Only l and III are true

14. Statements:
V % H, H @ F, F δ E
Conclusions:
I. F @ V
II. F * V
III. E % H
(1) Only either I or II is true
(2) Only III is true
(3) Only I and II are true
(4) All I, II and III are true
(5) Only either I or II and III are true

15. Statement:
W © T, T δ N, N % D
Conclusions :
I. D * T
III. D @ T
(1) None is true
(2) Only I is true
(3) Only II is true
(4) Only III is true
(5) Only I and II are true

Directions (16 — 20) : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/ symbols numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the following coding system and the conditions that follow and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, marks (5) i.e. ‘None of these’ as your answer.

Letters : P M K E A I Z T R U B F N V D
Digits / Symbol Code: \$ 3 1 4 @ 2 5 © 8 7 δ 6 % # 9
Conditions
(i) lf the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant both are to be coded as *.
(ii) If the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel their codes are to be interchanged.
(iii) If both the first and the last letters are vowels both are to be coded as the first letter.

16. IFNVDE
(1) 26%#92
(2) 46%#92
(3) 46%#94
(4) *6%#9*
(5) None of these

17. KEIMPD
(1) 9423\$1
(2) 1423\$9
(3) 9423\$9
(4) 1423\$1
(5) None of these

18. UBTIZN
(5) None of these

19. BAEFNP
(1) δ@46%δ
(2) \$@46%δ
(3) *@46%*
(4) \$@46%\$
(5) None of these

20. RKPZFI
(1) 81\$562
(2) 81\$568
(3) 21\$562
(4) 21\$568
(5) None of these
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