## Monday, 10 October 2016

### Reasoning For IBPS/BOM Exams

We have started the 56 days Study Plan for IBPS PO Prelims. This study plan is to efficiently utilize time and hard work to channelize 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 51 of the study plan and in Reasoning today’s chapter is Practice Mock-5 and Analysis

Q1. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word OVERSEAS each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Five
(e) Other than those given as options

Directions (2-6): In these questions, a relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer
(a) If only conclusion I is true.
(b) If only conclusion II is true.
(c) If either conclusion I or II is true.
(d) If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
(e) If both conclusion I and II are true.

Q2. Statement: L < P  G  E = O < U
Conclusions:  I. O  P II. L < U

Q3. Statement: N > S > E  Q, C  D < J = N
Conclusions: I. D > S II. C  E

Q4. Statement: G  T = E < D, N > L  G
Conclusions: I. D > N II. L  E

Q5. Statement: T  Q = S < P, T  R  E
Conclusions: I. P > T II. E < Q

Q6. Statement: S > P  V = D < W  H = B
Conclusions: I. W > P II. D  B

Directions (7-10): In each question below are given two or three statements 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 with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follow from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. 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 conclusion I and II follow.

Q7. Statements:  No ball is a bat.
All sticks are bamboos.
Some bamboos are bats.
Conclusions:  I.  Some bamboos are not balls.
II. Some sticks are bats.

Q8. Statements:  No ball is a bat.
All sticks are bamboos.
Some bamboos are bats.
Conclusions: I. All sticks are not balls.
II. All bats being sticks is a possibility.

Q9. Statements:  All doctors are teachers.
No teacher is a student.
Conclusions: I. No doctor is a student.
II. All students are not teacher.

Q10. Statements:  Some capitals are country.
No city is a country.
All cities are states.
Conclusions:  I. Some capitals are not cities.
II. Some states are not cities.

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Nine persons Smith, Pollock, John, Watson, Cook, Prince, Martin, Taylor and Chris are sitting in a straight line. Only two of them are facing south while other is facing north. Martin is third to the right of Pollock. Watson sits at one end of the row and second to the right of Smith, who is second to the right of Martin. Cook is third to the right of Taylor and is not an immediate neighbor of Watson. John is third to the right of Prince, who is fourth to the right of Chris. The one who is an immediate neighbor of Smith and Watson is not facing north. Prince sits third to the left of Smith.

Q11. Who among the following are immediate neighbours of Pollock?
(a) Taylor, Prince
(b) John, Taylor
(c) Martin, John
(d) Prince, Martin
(e) None of the above

Q12. Who among the following is third to the left of Prince?
(a) Smith
(b) Cook
(c) Pollock
(d) John
(e) None of the above

Q13. Who among the following sit at extreme ends of the row?
(a) Watson, Pollock
(b) John, Chris
(c) John, Watson
(d) Taylor, Watson
(e) None of the above

Q14. Who among the following sits on the immediate left of Chris?
(a) Watson
(b) Smith
(c) Martin
(d) Taylor
(e) None of the above

Q15. Which of the following pairs of persons are not facing north?
(a) Prince, Taylor
(b) John, Taylor
(c) Prince, Chris
(d) John, Chris
(e) None of the above

SOLUTIONS

Solution(11-15):

S11. Ans.(b)

S12. Ans.(a)

S13. Ans.(c)

S14. Ans.(a)

S15. Ans.(c)