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Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams like IBPS PO is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:

There are eight persons namely- P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each person belongs to different states i.e. Andhra, Bengal, Bihar, Sikkim, Punjab, Rajasthan, Kerala and Karnataka and also likes different colours viz. - Red, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Purple, Violet, Pink and Black, but not necessarily in the same order.

The person who belongs to Kerala sits second to the right of S, who belongs to neither Rajasthan nor Punjab. U sits second to the right of the one, who belongs to Rajasthan. The one who likes Purple sits second to the left of the one, who belongs to Bengal. Two people sit between the one, who belong to Punjab and Q. T belongs to Bengal. S likes pink. V and the one, who belongs to Sikkim are immediate neighbours of each other. Persons who like Orange and Violet are adjacent to the one who belongs to Sikkim. The person who likes Orange sits immediate left of the one who belongs to Bengal. Q does not like Pink and Black. The one who likes Black sits second to the right of the one who likes Pink. R and T are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of both Q and the one who belongs to Rajasthan. Q does not belong to Sikkim. The one who belongs to Bengal sits second to the left of the one who belongs to Karnataka. Person who likes Yellow sits fourth to the right of the one who likes Blue. The one who likes Pink is not an immediate neighbour of the one who belongs to Rajasthan. P likes Black. Only one person sits between R and the one who belongs to Andhra. W doesn’t like yellow and sits third to the left of the one who belongs to Bihar.

Q1. What is the position of Q with respect to the one, who belongs to Bengal?
Second to the left
Second to the right
Sixth to the left
Third to the right
Both (b) and (c)
Solution:

Q2. Which of the following colour does Q like?
Purple
Red
Yellow
Blue
None of these
Solution:

Q3. Who sits opposite to P?
The one who belongs to Rajasthan
The one who belongs to Bengal
The one who belongs to Sikkim
The one who belongs to Bihar
None of these
Solution:

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
S
The one who likes Black
The one who belongs to Bengal
The one who belongs to Sikkim
The one who likes Orange
Solution:

Q5. U belongs to which of the following state?
Bihar
Kerala
Punjab
Bengal
Sikkim
Solution:

Direction (6-10): In each question below are given 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 and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer-

Q6. Statements:
Some aniket are neeraj.
Some neeraj are panda.
No panda is bikki.
Conclusions:
I. All bikki being neeraj is a possibility.
II. No bikki is a panda.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q7. Statements:
All rohit are raj.
All raj are rahul.
Some rahul are roshan.
Conclusions:
I. At least some roshan are raj.
II. All raj being rohit is a possibility.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q8. Statements:
Some trees are plants.
All plants are chair.
All chairs are table.
Conclusions:
I. Some plants are table.
II. Some trees are chair.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

(9-10): Statements:
All guavas are papaya.
Some papayas are mango.
No mango is a banana.

Q9. Conclusions:
I. Some guavas are mango.
II. No guava is a papaya.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q10. Conclusions:
I. Some bananas being mango is a possibility.
II. Some papayas are guavas.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Directions (11-15): 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”

Q11. Which of the following is the code of ‘Theory’?
zt
bk
jo
pu
either ‘zt’ or ‘bk’
Solution:

Q12. The code ‘li ri to ve’ may represent
serial order theory only
only idea state order
state logical serial order
serial theory state the
only the idea logical
Solution:

Q13. Which of the following may represent ‘logical idea is only order’?
jo na ri ge ve
ve na ri jo pu
ri ve na zt bk
bk to pu jo ve
na ve su li pu
Solution:

Q14. Which of the following is the code of ‘logical’?
su
jo
na
ri
cannot be determined
Solution:

Q15. Which of the following is code of ‘serial’?
pu
to
ve
su
cannot be determined
Solution: