Saturday, 5 November 2016

Previous Year Questions of Reasoning for IBPS Exams 2016

Reasoning-Questions-for-IBPS-PO-Mains-Exam-2016

Directions (1-15): In each of the questions below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and answer which logically follows from the given statements (disregarding commonly known facts).

Q1. Statements : 
All cups are bottles
Some bottles are jugs
No jug is plate
Some plates are tables
Conclusions :
I. some tables are bottles
II. some plates are cups.
III. No table is bottle
IV. some jugs are cups.

(a) only I follows
(b) only II follows
(c) only III follows
(d) only IV follows
(e) only either I or III follows

Q2. Statements : 
All birds are horses 
All horses are tigers
Some tigers are lions
Some lions are monkeys
Conclusions :
I. some tigers are horses.
II. some monkeys are birds.
III. some tigers are birds.
IV. No monkeys are Lions.
(a) only I and III follow
(b) only I follow
(c) only III and IV follow
(d) only II follow
(e) none of these

Q3. Statements : 
Some chairs are handles
All handles are pots
All pots are mats
Some mats are buses
Conclusions :
I. some buses are handles.
II. some mats are chairs.
III. No bus is handle.
IV. some mats are handles.
(a) only I, II and IV follow
(b) only II, III and IV follow
(c) only either I or III and II follow
(d) only either I or III and IV follow
(e) only either I or III and II and IV follow

Q4. Statements : 
Some sticks are lamps
Some flowers are lamps
Some lamps are dresses
All dresses are shirts
Conclusions :
I. some shirts are sticks.
II. some shirts are flowers.
III. some flowers are sticks.
IV. some dresses are sticks.
(a) none follows
(b) only I follows
(c) only II follows
(d) only III follows
(e) only IV follows

Q5. Statements : 
Some benches are walls
All walls are houses
Some houses are jungles
All jungles are roads
Conclusions :
I. some roads are benches.
II. some jungles are walls.
III. some houses are benches
IV. some roads are houses.
(a) only I and II follow
(b) only I and III follow
(c) only III and IV follow
(d) only II, III and IV follow
(e) none of these

Q6. Statements : All kites are trapeziums. All kites are quadrilaterals. Some quadrilaterals are squares.
Conclusions : 
I. Some kites are quadrilaterals. 
II. Some trapeziums are quadrilaterals. 
III. Some kites are squares.
IV. Some quadrilaterals are not squares.
(a) IV only
(b) I and IV only 
(c) II and III only  
(d) I, ii and III only 
(e) I and II only

Q7. Statements : Some bulls are wools. Some wools are drills. No hook is a bull.
Conclusions :
I. Some wools are hooks. 
II. Some wools are not hooks.
III. Some wools are not drills.
IV. All hooks are bulls.
(a) Either I or II
(b) II only 
(c) Either III or IV and II
(d) III only
(e) None of these

Q8. Statements : All cheques are drafts. No coin is a draft. Some notes are cheques.
Conclusions : 
I. Some notes are coins. 
II. Some notes are drafts. 
III. Some coins are not notes.       
IV. Some notes are not coins.
(a) Only II and III follow 
(b) Only II and IV follow 
(c) Either I or IV follow 
(d) Only IV follows 
(e) None of these

Q9. Statements:
All flowers are roses.
No rose is a lily.
Some lily are plants.
Conclusions:
I.  All roses being flowers is a possibility.
II. All plants being lily is a possibility.
III. Some lily are not roses.
a) Only I and III follow
b) All, I, and II follow
c) Only III follows
d) All follows
e) None of the above follow

Q10. Statements:
All trees are branches.
Some branches are seeds.
No fruit is a tree.
Conclusions:
I.   Some branches are not fruits.
II.  Some seeds are branches.
III. Some seeds being trees is a possibility.
a) Only I and II follow
b) Only III follows
c) Only II follows
d) Only II and III follow
e) All follow

Q11. Statements:
No fan is AC
No AC is cooler.
All lights are coolers.
Conclusions:
I.  No fan is a cooler.
II. No AC is a light.
III. No cooler is a AC.
a) Only I and II follow
b) Only II follows
c) Only II and III follow
d) Only III follow
e) None of the above follow

Q12. Statements:
Some school are colleges.
All colleges are universities.
Some classes are school.
Conclusions:
I.   Some classes are colleges.
II. Some universities are colleges.
III. At least some classes are universities.
a) Only II follow
b) Only II and III follow
c) Only III follow
d) All follow
e) None of the above follow

Q13. Statements:
All red are blue
All blue are yellow
No green is yellow
Conclusions:
I.   All yellow being red is a possibility
II. Some blue are yellow
III. NO red is green
a) Only III follow
b) Only II and III follow
c) All I, II and III follow
d) I and II follow
e) None of the above follow

Q14.Statements: 
Some honey are tears.
All sweets are honey.
All tears are waters.
No sugar is sweet.
Conclusions: 
I. All sugars being waters is a possibility.
II. Some sugars can never be tears.
(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 II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follows.

Q15.Statements: 
Some honey are tears.
All sweets are honey.
All tears are waters.
No sugar is sweet.
Conclusions:
I. All waters being honey is a possibility.
II. All sugars, if they are sweets, cannot be waters.
(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 II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follows.


   







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