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Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Prelims: October 2018

Directions (1-2): In the following questions the symbols #,*, @, \$ and © are used with the following meanings:

1) A # B means A is greater than B.
2) A * B means A is greater than or equal to B.
3) A @ B means A is equal to B.
4) A \$ B means A is less than B.
5) A © B means A is less than or equal to B.

Now in each of the following questions, assuming the three statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are true. Give answer.

Q1. Statements: P # Q, R \$ P, R * 0
Conclusions: I. Q # R
II. Q \$ R
if only conclusion I is true
if only conclusion II is true
if either conclusion I or II is true
if neither conclusion I nor II is true
if both conclusions I and II are true..

Q2. Statements: P © Q, T @ R, R # P
Conclusions: I. T # Q
II. Q * T
if only conclusion I is true
if only conclusion II is true
if either conclusion I or II is true
if neither conclusion I nor II is true
if both conclusions I and II are true

Q3. Pointing to a photograph, Rahul said “She is the wife of my grandfather’s only child” then how Rahul is related to the photograph?
Son
Husband
Daughter
Can’t be determined
Father

Q4. Rahul is walking on an empty road after a while he noticed that his shadow is falling to his right. In which direction Rahul is walking?
North
West
South
None of these
Either a or c

Q5. There are five sticks i.e. A, B, C, D and E all are of different length, B’s length is greater than only D. A’s length is greater than B and C but A is not the lengthiest. Then which stick is the lengthiest among them?
E
B
A
D
C

Directions (6-10): In each of the question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
Q6. Statements: Some cars are bus.
Some buses are Caravan.
Some Caravan are Trucks.
Conclusions: I. All car are Bus.
II. Some cars are not Caravan.
III. All Caravans are bus.
IV. No bus is caravan.
Only I follows
Only II follows
Only either I or III follows
Only either III or IV follows
None of these

Q7. Statements: Only Pen are copies
Some pencils are pen
No Pencil are Stationary
Some copy are stationary
Conclusions: I. some copy are not pencil
II. Some stationary being pencil is a possibility
III. All Pen being stationary is a possibility
IV. All copies are pen
Only either I or III follows
Only II follows
Only I and IV follows
None of these
None Follows

Q8. Statements: Some rooms are curtains.
Some windows are Doors.
Only Doors are Curtains.
No Door is Varanda.
Conclusions: I. All Windows are Varanda.
II. No Room is varanda.
III. No varanda is Window.
IV. Some Room are not varanda.
Only I and III follows
Only IV follows
Only I and IV follows
None of these
Only IV and either I or III follows

Q9. Statements: Only Coffee is Tea.
Only Tasty is Tea.
Some Coffee is Sugar.
No Sugar is Tasty.
Conclusions: I. Some sugar is Tea
II. No Tea is Sugar.
III. Some Tasty are Coffee.
IV. Some tasty are Tea.
Only I and III follows
Only IV follows
Only II, III and IV follows
All Follows
Only IV and either I or II follows

Q10. Statements: Some keyboards are mouse.
All monitor is screen.
No keyboard is a screen.
Conclusions: I. Some mouse is not monitor.
II. Some keyboards are monitor.
III. All Mouse being Monitor is a possibility.
IV. All Monitor being Mouse is a possibility.
Only either I or III follows
Only II follows
Only I and IV follows
None of these
None Follows

Eight actors A, B, C, D, E, F, G, & H play for three different stage shows Dance 3+, DID and IGT and all of them wear eight different clothes viz. Sari, Hanfu, Kimono, Habnok, Sherwani, Tembel Hat, Sarong and Thawb not necessarily in the same order. At least two and not more than three actors play for the same stage show. B plays for DID and wears Sari. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+. No one from IGT wears Thawb. The only other person in same stage show with B wears Kimono. E wears Thawb and F wears Hanfu. H does not wear Kimono and plays for the same stage show with E. A and G both play for IGT. The one who plays for IGT does not wear Tembel Hat. G does not wear Sarong.

Q11. Which cloth does G wear?
Sarong
Sherwani
Tembel Hat
None of these
Cannot be determined

Q12. Who wears Kimono?
D
G
H
D or G
None of these

Q13. Which stage show has only two of the eight actors?
Dance 3+
IGT
DID
IGT or Dance 3+
Cannot be determined

Q14. Which of the following group of actors play for IGT?
D, A, G
A, G, F
A, C, E
A, C, G
None of these

Q15. Which of the following combinations of stage show, actor & cloth is correct? (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
IGT – A – Tembel Hat
DID – B – Kimono
Dance 3+ – H – Sari
Dance 3+ – G – Sherwani
None of these

SOLUTIONS

1.D
2.C
3.D
4.E
5.A
6.E
7.C
8.B
9.C
10.C
11.B
12.A
13.C
14.D
15.E

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