Previous Year Questions of Reasoning for IBPS Exams 2016

Directions (1-5): In these questions are given four statements followed by five conclusions, one of which definitely logically follow (or is not a possibility of occurrence) from the given statements. That conclusion is your answer.
Given 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 follow.

Q1. Statements:
All politicians are corrupt.
Some politician are honest.
No leader is honest.

I. Some politicians are not leaders.
II. All honest being corrupt is a possibility.

Q2. Statement: 
Some people are intelligent.
All intelligent are honest. 
No intelligent is smart.

I. Some honest are not smart.
II. All people being honest is a possibility.

Q3. Statement:
Some writer are poets.
All poets are singers.
Many singers are actors.
No singer is a dancer.

I. Some writers are singers.
II. Some actors are not dancers.

Q4. Statement:
Some writer are poets.
All poets are singers.
Many singers are actors.
No singer is a dancer.

I. All poets being actors is a possibility.
II. No poet is a dancer.

Q5. Statements:
No American is Indian.
Some Indians are Pakistani.
All Indians are honest.

I. Some Pakistani are honest
II. No American is a Pakistani

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

In a certain code language, “only in serial order” is written as “ve pu na to”, “order in the state” is written as “li ve su pu”, “the logical idea only” is written as “su na ri jo” and “in idea or theory” is written as “zt jo bk pu”

Q6. Which of the following is the code of ‘Theory’?
(a) zt
(b) bk
(c) jo
(d) pu
(e) either ‘zt’ or ‘bk’

Q7. The code ‘li ri to ve’ may represent
(a) serial order theory only
(b) only idea state order
(c) state logical serial order
(d) serial theory state the
(e) only the idea logical

Q8. Which of the following may represent ‘logical idea is only order’?
(a) jo na ri ge ve
(b) ve na ri jo pu
(c) ri ve na zt bk
(d) bk to pu jo ve
(e) na ve su li pu

Q9. Which of the following is the code of ‘logical’?
(a) su
(b) jo
(c) na
(d) ri
(e) cannot be determined

Q10. Which of the following is code of ‘serial’?
(a) pu
(b) to
(c) ve 
(d) su
(e) cannot be determined

Q11. In a certain code, DESIGN is written as FCUGIL, how is REPORT written in the code?   
(e)None of these

Q12. Varun walks 10m. towards west, then turn to his right and walks 5 meter and turns to his left and walks 2 m. and meet his friend. Then, again turns to his left and walks 5m. What is the shortest distance between his starting point and where he meets his friend ?
(a) 12 m. 
(b) 13 m. 
(c) 11 m. 
(d) 14 m. 
(e) None of these

Q13. Deepika is sister of Kumud. Mohit is brother of Kumud. Tina is mother of Reena, who is sister of Mohit. Pramod is father of Kumud. At least how many daughter does Pramod have?
(a) One 
(b) Two 
(c) Three 
(d) Four 
(e) None of these

Q14. Which of the following expression will be true if the expression A ≤ G = Q < S ≤ B > C > I is definitely true?
(a) Q>C 
(b) I > G 
(c) G = S
(d) Q < B 
(e) None of these

Q15. Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark (?) in the given expression in order to make the expressions A>C as well as B > D definitely true?
P ≤ B = T > A ? D ≥ C
(a) < 
(b) ≤ 
(c) > 
(d) Either (b) or (c) 
(e) None of these