Saturday, 3 September 2016

Reasoning For RBI/IBPS 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 14  of the study plan and in Reasoning today’s chapter is Syllogism.

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions two/three statements are given 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 from commonly known facts. Read both the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically and definitely follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q1. Statements:
All beans are pulses.
All pulses are crops.
No crop is seed.
Conclusions:
I. All corps are pulses.
II. All beans are crops.
(a) Only conclusion II follows
(b) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
(c) Either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
(d)Only conclusion I follow
(e) Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow

Q2. Statements:
No fruit is vegetable.
All potatoes are vegetables.
Some fruits are apples.
Conclusions:
I. Some apples are potatoes.
II. Some potatoes being fruits is a possibility.
(a) Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
(d) Only conclusion I follow
(e) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

Q3. Statements:
All books are journals.
All diaries are journals.
Conclusions:
I. All journals are books.
II. Some diaries being books is a possibility.
(a) Either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
(b) Only conclusion I follow
(c) Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
(d) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
(e) Only conclusion II follows

Q4. Statements:
No fruit is a vegetable.
All potatoes are vegetables.
Some fruits are apples.
Conclusions:
I. No fruit is a potato.
II. At least some apples are fruits.
(a) Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
(b) Either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
(c) Only conclusion II follows
(d) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
(e) Only conclusion I follow

Q5. Statements:
All beans are pulses.
All pulses are crops.
No crop is a seed.
Conclusions:
I. No seed is a bean.
II. No bean is a pulse.
(a) Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
(b) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
(c) Only conclusion I follow
(d) Either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
(e) Only conclusion II follows

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions below, two/three statements are given followed by conclusions/group of conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume all the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given two conclusions logically from the information given in the statements. Give answer 
(a) If only conclusion I follows
(b) If only conclusion II follows
(c) If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows 
(d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows 
(e) If both conclusion I and II follow 

Q6. Statements:
Some squares are circles.
No circle is a triangle.
No line is a square.
Conclusions: 
I. All squares can never be triangles.
II. Some lines are circles.

Q7. Statements:
Some squares are circles.
No circle is a triangle.
No line is a square.
Conclusions:
I. No triangle is a square.
II. No line is a circles.

Q8. Statements:
All songs are poems.
All pomes are rhymes.
No rhyme is a paragraph.
Conclusions:
I. No song is a paragraph.
II. No poem is a paragraph.

Q9. Statements:
All songs are poems.
All poems are rhymes.
No rhyme is a paragraph.
Conclusions: 
I. All rhymes are poems.
II. All songs are rhymes.

Q10. Statements:
Some dews are drops.
All drops are stones.
Conclusions:
I. At least some dews are stones.
II. At least some stones are drops.

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to assume everything in the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the four given conclusions logically follows from the statements, disregarding commonly known facts, and select the appropriate answer.

Q11. Statements:
Some numbers are digits.
All digits are alphabets.
No alphabet is a vowel.
All consonants are vowels.
Conclusions:
I. No digit is a vowel.
II. No alphabet is a consonant.
III. No vowel is a number.
IV. All vowels are numbers.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II and IV follow
(c) Only I and II follow
(d) Only I, II and III follow
(e) Only I, II and either III or IV follow

Q12. Statements:
 All documents are files.
Some files are papers.
All papers are certificates.
No certificate is a manuscript.
Conclusions: 
I. At least some documents are papers.
II. No manuscript is a document.
III. At least some certificates are files.
IV. No paper is a document.
(a) Only I, II and III follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) Only III follows
(e) None of the above

Q13. Statements:
No group is people.
All people are animals.
All animals are plants.
All plants are roots.
Conclusions:
I. No group is a plant.
II. All people are plants.
III. At least some groups are plants.
IV. All plants are groups.
(a) Only II follows
(b) Only I and IV follow
(c) Only II and II follow
(d) Only III and IV follow
(e) None of the above

Q14. Statements:
Some jobs are vacancies.
All jobs are works.
No work is a trade.
All professions are trades.
Conclusions: 
I.At least some works are jobs.
II. No vacancy is a trade.
III. No profession is a work.
IV. At least some works are professions.
(a) All I, II, III and IV follow
(b) Only II, III and IV follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) None follows
(e) Only I and III follow

Q15. Statements:
All marks are grades.
No grade is a score.
All letters are scores.
All scores are characters.
Conclusions: 
I. At least some letters are grades.
II. At least some scores are grades.
III. At least some characters are marks.
IV. Some characters are letters.
(a) Only II and IV follow
(b) Only IV follows
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) All I, II, III and IV follow
(e) None follows










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