Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Reasoning For SBI/IBPS/UIIC 2016



Directions (Q.1-5): In each question below are given two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. 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 given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer 
(a) If only conclusion I follows. 
(b) If only conclusion II follows. 
(c) If either conclusion I or II follows. 
(d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows. 
(e) If both conclusions I and II follows. 

1. Statements: 
All flowers are petals. 
Some petals are not leaves. 
Some leaves are trees. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some flowers are trees. 
II. Some trees are not petals.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:


2. Statements: 
Some drawers are desks. 
All desks are tables. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some tables are drawers. 
II. At least some tables are desks.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

3. Statements: 
All books are novels. 
All papers are books. 
Some novels are pages. 
Conclusions: 
I. All papers are novels. 
II. All books are pages.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

4. Statements: Some starts are suns. All suns are moons. No moon is earth. Conclusions: I. Some starts are moons. II. Some suns are earths.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

5. Statements: Some starts are suns. All suns are moons. No moon is earth. Conclusions: I. No earth is a moon. II. Some suns are not earths.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

Direction (Q.6-10): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. 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. 6. Statements: Some doctors are lawyers. All teachers are lawyers. Some engineers are lawyers. All engineers are businessmen. Conclusions: I. Some teachers are doctors. II. Some businessmen are lawyers. III.Some businessmen are teachers. IV. Some lawyers are teachers.
None follows
Only II follows
Only III follows
Only II and IV follow
None of the above
Solution:

7. Statements: All plastics are glasses. Some sponges are glasses. All sponges are clothes. All clothes are liquids. Conclusions: I. All liquids are sponges. II. Some plastics are clothes. III.All glasses are plastics. IV. All liquids are clothes.
None follows
Only either II and IV follows
Only IV follows
Only III and IV follow
None of the above
Solution:

8. Statements: All stands are beaches. All shores are beaches. Some beaches are trees. All trees are hotels. Conclusions: I. Some shores are hotels. II. All beaches are shores. III.Some beaches are hotels. IV. Some shores are trees.
None follows
Only II follows
Only either I and III follows
Only IV follows
None of the above
Solution:

9. Statements: All parrots are pigeons. Some crows are pigeons. Some sparrows are crows. All sparrows are koels. Conclusions: I. Some koels are crows. II. Some parrots are crows. III.Some sparrows are pigeons. IV. No crow is parrot.
Only I follows
Only III follows
Only I and either II or IV follow
Only either I or III follows
None of the above
Solution:

10. Statements: All chairs are tables. All tables are cushions. Some cushions are trolleys. All trolleys are lamps. Conclusions: I. Some lamps are tables. II. Some trolleys are chairs. III.Some cushions are lamps. IV. All chairs are cushions.
Only I follows
Only III and IV follow
Only either I or II follows
All follow
None of the above
Solution:

               







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