Thursday, 23 June 2016

Reasoning For SBI and IBPS Exams



Directions (Q.1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer 
(a) 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.
(b) 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. 
(c) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question. 
(d) If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question. 
(e) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question. 

1. Who amongst A, B, C, D and E is the tallest? 
I. A is taller than B but shorter than C. D is not the tallest. 
II.Two people are taller than C.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

2. Which direction is Ali facing? 
I. If Ken, who is currently facing East, turns 90° towards his right, he would face a direction exactly opposite to the direction which Ali is facing . 
II.If Priya, who is currently facing South, turns left, walks 1 m and then takes a left turn again, she would face the same direction as Ali.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

3. Did 300 candidates appeared for the written examination for admission into College X? 
I. The principal of the college correctly mentions that the number of candidates who had appeared for the examination was more than 200. 
II.According to a statistical report, only 175 candidates could qualify the examination.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:
Even by using both the statements together we can only determine that number of candidates appeared was more than 200.

4. How far is point P from Point Q? (All the points lie on a straight line.) 
I. Point T is exactly midway between points P and Q. Point T is 5 km towards west of point R. 
II.Point Q is 2 km towards the east of point R.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

5. How many brothers does A have? 
I. A, who is B’s brother, has two siblings. 
II.D is brother of A and is youngest in the family.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:
Even by using both the statements together we cannot determine the gender of B. So A can have one or two brothers.

Directions (Q.6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer 
(a) 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. 
(b) 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. 
(c) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question. 
(d) If the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question. 
(e) If the data in both statements I and II even together are necessary to answer the question. 

6. How is J related to K? 
I. J’s father P is the brother of N. N is K’s wife. 
II.J is the son of P. P is the brother of N. N is K’s wife.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

7. On which floor of the building does G stay? (The building has five floors 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.) 
I. Only the even-numbered floors are occupied and G does not stay on the second floor. 
II.G does not stay on an odd-numbered floor.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:
I. Using I only we can determine that G stays on 4th floor. II. Using II alone, we cannot determine if G stays on 2nd or 4th floor.

8. How many days did Raju take to complete his assignment? 
I. Mohit correctly remembers that Raju took more than 3 days but less than 9 days to complete his assignment. 
II.Mohit correctly remembers that Raju took more than 7 days but less than 11 days to complete his; assignment.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:
I. Raju can take 4 to 8 days to complete the work. II. Raju can take 8 to 10 days to complete the work. Using both the statements together, we can determine that Raju took 8 days to complete the work.

9. How is the word ‘GATES’ coded in the code language? 
I. ‘BRICK’ is coded as ‘LDJSC’ and ‘PIN’ is coded as ‘OJQ’. 
II.‘WATER’ is coded as ‘SFUBX’ and ‘DISH’ is coded as ‘ITJE’.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:

10. Among A, B, C and D, which school has the highest number of students? 
I. School A has fewer students than school D. 
II.School C has fewer students than school D.
a
b
c
d
e
Solution:
Even by using both the statements together we cannot determine whether B has higher number of students or D.

               






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