Sunday, 16 August 2015

Banking Pathway: Reasoning Quiz

Directions: Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statement and give answer.

1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data in both the statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both the statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

1. Who among A, B, C, D and E is the tallest?
I. B is taller than C and D. E is taller than only A.
II. Only three people are shorter than C. The height of B is 2 cm more than C.


2. Are all the five friends viz. P, Q, R, S and T are seated around a circular table facing the centre?
I. P sits third to the left of Q. Q faces the centre. S and T are immediate neighbours of each other. R sits second to the right of T.
II. S sits second to the right of R. R faces the centre. Both T and P are immediate neighbours of S. Q sits second to the right of P.

3. In a college five different sports viz. Hockey, Football, Tennis, Cricket and Badminton are played in five different days of the same week, and week starting from Monday and ending on Friday. Is Football played on Wednesday?
I. Two sports are played between cricket and Badminton. Badminton is played before Cricket. Football is played immediately next to the day when Hockey is played. Tennis is not played on Friday.
II. Three sports are played between Tennis and Cricket. Badminton is played immediately before Hockey.

4. Is F the grandson of B?
I. B is the mother of N. N is the brother of U. U is the father of F.
II. T is the daughter of F. W is the son of F. S is the sister of U.

5. 'P' is in which direction with respect to 'Q'?
I. M is to the West of T, which is to the North of Q. P is to the South of M.
II. R is to the south of P and to the west of Q.

Directions: In these questions, a relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer :

1) if only conclusion I is true. 
2) if only conclusion II is true
3) if either conclusion I or II is true. 
4) if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
5) if both conclusion I and II are true.

6. Statements: 
P>= Q <= R
R < S
S > T

Conclusion: 
I. T > Q 
II. P > S

7. Statements: 
A <= B < C
D = B, C < R

Conclusion: 
I. R > A 
II. R < D

8. Statements: 
K > L, K <= J < I  
J <= M

Conclusion: 
I. M < I II. L < M

9. Statements: 
R > T
Q > S
R = Q < P

Conclusion: 
I. T > S 
II. T< P

10. Statements: 
K> I = F
H = G < F < E

Conclusion: 
I. E < K 
II. K > H




Answers:
81. 3;
From I;
B > C, D > E > A
i.e. B > C > D > E > A
or B > D > C > E > A . B is the tallest.

From II; B > C > _ > _ > _
B is the tallest.

2. 2; From I;

No, all of them are not facing the centre.

3. 3

Or,

4. 4

As the gender of F is not given. Both I and II together are not sufficient.

5. From I

I is not sufficient
From II;

P is in North-west direction from Q.
Hence, II alone is sufficient to answer the question.

6. 4;

Cannot compare between Q and T & P and S.

7. 1

8. 2

9. 2

10. 2




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