Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Reasoning For IBPS/BOM Exams

Dear Readers,



We have started the 56 days Study Plan for IBPS PO Prelims.  This study plan is to efficiently utilise time and hard work to channelise it towards smart work. From now quizzes on Bankersadda will be according to the given study plan and this will help you prepare important topics in limited time. 

Today is DAY 39 of the study plan and in Reasoning today’s chapter is Revision of chapters 13-15 (Syllogism).

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

Q1. Statements:
All kites are birds.
No bird is an animal.
All animals are clouds.
Conclusions: 
I. At least some birds are clouds.
II. All clouds being birds is a possibility. 
(a) Only conclusion II is true
(b) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(c) Both conclusions I and II are true
(d) Either conclusion I or II is true
(e) Only conclusion I is true

Q2. Statements:
Some forces are energies. 
All energies are powers.
All powers are strengths.
Conclusions: 
I. At least some forces are strengths.
II. All energies are strengths.
(a) Only conclusion II is true
(b) Either conclusion I or II is true
(c) Only conclusion I is true
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(e) Both conclusions I and II are true

Q3. Statements:
Some circles are rectangles.
All squares are rectangles.
Conclusions: 
I. At least some squares are circles.
II. All rectangles are circles.
(a) Only conclusion I is true
(b) Either conclusion I or II is true
(c) Both conclusions I and II are true
(d) Only conclusion II is true
(e) Neither conclusion I nor II is true

Q4. Statements:
Some forces are energies.
All energies are powers.
All powers are strengths.
Conclusions: 
I. All forces being powers is a possibility.
II. All powers are energies.
(a) Only conclusion I is true
(b) Either conclusion I or II is true
(c) Only conclusion II is true
(d) Both conclusion I and II are true
(e) Neither conclusion I nor II is true

Q5. Statements:
All kites are birds.
No bird is an animal.
All animals are clouds.
Conclusions: 
I. No kite is an animal.
II. All kites being clouds is a possibility.
(a) Either conclusion I or II is true
(b)Only Conclusion I is true
(c) Both conclusion I and II are true
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(e)Only conclusion II is true

Directions: (6-11): In each question two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II have been given. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. 

Q6. Statements:
All drivers are swimmers.
Some swimmers are athletes.
No athlete is a banker. 
Conclusions: 
I. All swimmers being bankers is a possibility.
II. No driver is a banker. 
(a) Both conclusion I and II are true
(b)Either conclusion I or II is true
(c)Only conclusion II is true
(d)Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(e) Only conclusion I is true

Q7. Statements:
All frogs are amphibians.
Some turtles are amphibians.
All turtles are reptiles. 
Conclusions:
I. At least some amphibians are reptiles.
II. No frog is a turtle. 
(a) Either conclusion I or II is true
(b) Only conclusion II is true
(c) Both conclusion I and II are true
(d) Only conclusion I is true
(e) Neither conclusion I nor II is true

Q8. Statements:
All kings are warriors.
Some dukes are kings.
Conclusions: 
I. All kings are dukes.
II. At least some dukes are warriors. 
(a) Both conclusion I and II are true
(b) Only conclusion II is true
(c) Either conclusion I or II is true
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(e) Only conclusion I is true

Q9. Statements:
Some plants are trees.
All trees are weeds.
All weeds are shrubs.
Conclusions: 
I. All plants are weeds.
II. Some plants are weeds.
(a) Both conclusion I and II are true
(b) Only conclusion II is true
(c) Either conclusion I or II is true
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(e) Only conclusion I is true

Q10. Statements:
All frogs are amphibians.
Some turtles are amphibians.
All turtles are reptiles.
Conclusions: 
I. All frogs being turtles is a possibility. 
II. No reptile is a frog.
(a) Only conclusion I is true
(b) Either conclusion I or II is true
(c) Both conclusion I and II are true
(d) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(e) Only conclusion II is true

Q11. Statements:
Some plants are trees.
All trees are weeds.
All weeds are shrubs.
Conclusions: 
I. All trees are shrubs.
II. All shrubs being plants is a possibility.
(a) Only conclusion II is true
(b) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(c) Only conclusion I is true
(d) Either conclusion I or II is true
(e)Both conclusion I and II are true

Directions (12-15): In each question below give three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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. 

Q12. Statements:
Some keys are doors.
No lock is a key.
All doors are windows.
Conclusions: 
I. At least some keys are definitely windows.
II. At least some doors are not locks.
III. No window is a door.
(a) Only I follow
(b) Only I and II follow
(c) Only III follows
(d) None follows
(e) None of the above

Q13. Statements: 
All teachers are professors.
Some writers are professors.
No doctor is a teacher.
Conclusions: 
I. Some teachers are definitely not writers.
II. At least some professors are writers.
III. Some doctors are professors. 
(a) Only II follows
(b) Only III follows
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) Only II and III follow
(e) None of the above

Q14. Statements: 
All ducks are birds.
No swan is a duck.
No crow is a bird.
Conclusions: 
I. No duck is a crow.
II. No duck is a swan.
III. At least some birds are not swans.
(a) Only II and III follow
(b) Only I follow
(c) All I, II and III follow
(d) None follows
(e) None of the above

Q15. Statements: 
No plate is a bowl.
Some bowls are spoons.
All glasses are spoons.
Conclusions: 
I. Some spoons are not plates.
II. At least some bowls are plates.
III. No bowl is a glass.
(a) Only I follow
(b) Only I and II follow
(c) Only II follows
(d) All I, II and III follow
(e) None of the above









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