Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Reasoning For SBI/IBPS/UIIC 2016




Directions (Q.1-5): In each question three are three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. 

 1. Statements: 
All railways are trains 
No train is a station. 
Some stations are platforms. 
Conclusions: 
I. All railways being platforms is a possibility.
II.No railways is a station
Only Conclusion I follows
Only conclusion II follows
Both conclusions I and II follow
Either conclusion I or II follows.
Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

Solution:
2. Statements:
All erasers are sharpeners. 
All sharpeners are pencils. 
Some pencils are pens. 
Conclusions: 
I. No eraser is a pen. 
II.All pencils are sharpeners.
Only conclusion I follows
Only conclusion II follows
Either conclusion I or II follows
Neither conclusion I nor II follows
Both conclusions I and II follow

Solution:
3. Statements: 
All winters are summers.
Some summers are springs. 
No spring is an autumn. 
Conclusions: 
I. At least some winters are springs. 
II.Some autumns being summers is a possibility.
Either conclusion I or II follows
Both conclusion I and II follow
Only conclusion I follows
Neither conclusion I nor II follows
Only conclusion II follows

Solution:
4. Statements: 
All erasers are sharpeners. 
All sharpeners are pencils. 
Some pencils are pens. 
Conclusions:
I. At least some sharpeners are pens. 
II.No sharpener is a pen.
Either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
Both conclusions I and II follow
Only conclusion I follows.
Neither conclusion I nor II follows
Only conclusion II follows

Solution:
5. Statements 
All winters are summers. 
Some summers are springs. 
No spring is an autumn. 
Conclusions: 
I. All summers can never be autumns. 
II.At least some summers are winters.
Either conclusion I or II follows
Both conclusion I and II follow
Neither conclusion I nor II follows
Only conclusion I follows
Only conclusion II follows

Solution:
Directions (Q.6-10): In this question are given four statements followed by five conclusions, one of which definitely does not logically follow (or is not a possibility of occurrence) from the given statements. That conclusion is your answer. (Note: You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically does not follow from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.)

6. Statements: 
No toy is a doll. 
All guns are toys. 
All houses are dolls. 
All dolls are baskets. 
Conclusions:
All baskets are toys
No gun is a house
All guns being baskets is a possibility
All houses are baskets
No doll is a gun

Solution:
7. Statements:
Some logics are reasons. 
All reasons are arguments. 
All arguments are fights. 
No fight is a discussion. 
Conclusions:
All discussions being logic is a possibility
No discussion is an argument
All logics being discussion is a possibility
All reasons are fights
No reason is a discussion

Solution:
8. Statements: 
All references are mails. 
All mentions are references. 
All comments are mentions. 
No mail is a declaration. 
Conclusions:
No reference is a declaration
All comments are mails
No mention is a declaration
All declarations being comments is a possibility
At least some mails are mentions

Solution:
9. Statements: 
Some moments are flashes. 
All moments are seconds. 
All flashes are instances. 
No instance is an hour. 
Conclusions:
All hours being seconds is a possibility
No second is a flash
No hour is a flash
At least some moments are instances
At least some seconds are instances

Solution:
10. Statements: 
All circles are spheres. 
All spheres are rectangles. 
No rectangle is a pyramid. 
No pyramid is a triangle. 
Conclusions:
At least some circles are pyramids
All triangles being circles is a possibility
All rectangles being triangles is a possibility
At least some rectangles are circles
No pyramid is a sphere

Solution:

     







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