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 55 of the study plan and in Reasoning today’s chapter is Practice Mock-9 and Analysis

Directions (1-2): Study the following information and answer the questions:
L has only two daughters - U and P. P is married to K. K is father of S. S is son-in-law of Y. U is married to Q.

Q1. If Z is daughter-in-law of P, then how is Z related to S?
(a) Mother
(b) Mother-in-law
(c) Sister
(d) Niece
(e) Can’t be determined

Q2. How is Q related to L?
(a) Brother-in-law
(b) Brother
(c) Son
(d) Nephew
(e) Son-in-law

Directions (3-7): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are seven members - L, M, N, P, Q, R and S - who work in seven different banks - BOI, OBC, Dena Bank, SBI, Axis Bank, BOB and ICICI Bank, but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them likes a different colour - Red, Black, Blue, White, Orange, Green and Yellow, but not necessarily in the same order.
• N works in BOI and he likes neither Rednor Orange colour.
• P likes White he works in OBC.
• Q and R do not work in Dena Bank and neither of them likes Orange colour
• M works in SBI and likes Yellow colour.
• The one who works in BOB likes Blue colour.
• S works in ICICI Bank and likes Green colour.
• Q does not work in Axis Bank.

Q3. Which of the following statements is/are true?
(a) N likes White colourand works in BOI
(b) Q works in Axis Bank and likes Blue colour
(c) L works in Dena Bank and likes Orange colour
(d) All of the above are true
(e) None of the above

Q4. Who among the following likes Red colour?
(a) R
(b) Q
(c) N
(d) L
(e) None of the above

Q5. N likes which of the following colour?
(a) Blue
(b) Black
(c) Red
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q6. Which of the following combinations is/are true?
(a) N-BOI-Black
(b) R-Axis-Red
(c) S-ICICI-Green
(d) All of the above are true
(e) None of the above

Q7. Q works in which of the following banks?
(a) BOB
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) OBC
(e) None of the above

Directions (8-11): In each question three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III 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 conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q8. Statements:
No cube is a circle.
Some circles are squares.
All rectangles are cubes.
Conclusions:
I.At least some squares are circles.
II.No rectangle is a circle.
III.Some squares are cubes.
(a) Only I follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and II follow
(d) All I, II and III follow
(e) None of the above

Q9. Statements:
Some riceare pulses.
All fruits are vegetables.
Some fruits are pulses.
Conclusions:
I.All vegetables being rice is a possibility.
II. At least some riceare not fruits.
III.Some pulses are vegetables.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and II follow
(d) All I, II and III follow
(e) None of these

Q10. Statements:
All forests are towns.
No village is a forest.
Some states are villages.
Conclusions:
I. Some towns are not forests.
II.At least some towns are not villages.
III. At least some forests are states.
(a) Only I follow
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) None follows
(e) None of the above

Q11. Statements:
Some cups are bottles.
No bottle is a plate.
All buckets are bottles.
Conclusions:
I. At least some cups are plates.
II. All plates being bottles is a possibility.
III.At least some buckets are plates.
(a) Only I follow
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) None follows
(e) None of the above

Directions (12-13): Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions:
Five people A, B, C, D and E won different number of competitions. Only two people won more number of competitions than E. B won more competitions than D but fewer than A. C won more competitions than D. A won neither the maximum number of competitions nor the second lowest number of competitions. The one who won the second lowest number of competitions won 8 competitions.

Q12. If the difference between the number of competitions won by B and A is 16, then which of the following may possibly represent the number of competitions won by E?
(a) 5
(b) 25
(c) 7
(d) 24
(e) 23

Q13. Who among the following won the second highest number of competitions?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) D
(d) B
(e) A

Q14. Statement: Major car makers Hyundai, Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti and Honda have decided to increase the prices of their cars from 1st April 2016.
Which of the following may be a probable reason for the increase in price of their vehicles?
(a) Rise in the price of raw material
(b) Increase in the excise duty in the Budget of 2016-17
(c) Less demand of cars in the international market
(d) Devaluation of Rupee in the International market
(e) Only (a) and (b)

Q15 .Statement: Thousands of people have been caught traveling without tickets in trains by the TTE.
Which of the following course of action should be taken against the people travelling without ticket in the trains?
(a) All the people travelling in the train without ticket should be put behind the bars for 7 years
(b) All the people should be left without charging them any fine
(c) All the people should be left after charging nominal fine and issuing strict warning by the railways magistrate
(d) All of the people should be told to board down at the next station
(e) None of the above