Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Prelims: 20th September 2018

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Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Prelims: 9th September 2018

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 on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.




Directions (1-5): In the following questions the symbols $, #, @, % and * are used with the following meanings illustrated as below: 
‘A $ B’ means ‘A is not smaller than B’. 
‘A # B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’. 
‘A @ B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’. 
‘A % B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’. 
‘A * B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor smaller than B’. 
In each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the three conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true and indicate your answer accordingly. 

Q1. Statements: D *Q, Q @ L, L $ B, B # G
Conclusions: I. D @ B      II. B * D
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:
D = Q > L ≥ B < G
Conclusions I. D > B: True    II. B = D: Not True

Q2. Statements: Z @ Y, Y # K, K % M, M @ T
Conclusions: I. Z @ M          II. Y @ T
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:

Z > Y < K ≤ M > T
Conclusions I. Z > M: Not True      II. Y > T: Not True

Q3. Statements: P # M, M % R, R * T, T # L
Conclusions: I. P # R      II. P * R
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:

P < M ≤ R = T < L
Conclusions I. P < R: True   II. P = R: Not True

Q4. Statements: F @ H, M % H, M $ R, G * M
Conclusions: I. F $ R      II. F @ R
If only conclusion I follow
If only conclusion II follow
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:

F > H ≥ M ≥ R, G = M
Conclusions: I. F ≥ R: Not True    II. F > R: True

Q5. Statements: K @ T, T # D, D*F, F % G
Conclusions: I. G @ F       II. G *D
If only conclusion I follow
If only conclusion II follow
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:
K > T < D = F ≤ G
Conclusions I. G > F: Not True    II. G = D: Not True

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

Seven persons are living in a seven floor building namely J, K, L, M, N, O and P but not necessary in the same order. They have different designation of the same company viz. GM, Manager, Business Head, MD, Team Leader, CEO and HR but not necessary in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, then the next floor is numbered 2 and till numbered 7. L lives on one of the odd number floors below the floor number 4. The person who lives on 4th floor is the Team Leader and L is not the GM and CEO. The person who is The Business Head lives on an even number floor but not on the top floor. There are two persons live between L and K. J is the CEO and lives on an odd numbered floor but not on the lowermost floor. There is only one person lives between K and O who is not the Business Head. There are three persons live between the person who is the Business Head and the person who is the MD. The person who lives on topmost floor is not the GM. There is only one person lives between L and M who is HR and lives below the person who is the Team Leader. There is only one person lives between P and the person who is the Team Leader. P lives below the person who is the Team Leader and P is not MD. There are same number of persons who live between K and O and between K and P. J lives on one of the floors above N.

 Q6. On which floor does M live?
Third
Fourth
Fifth
First
Seventh
Solution:



Q7. How many floors are below the floor on which L lives?
Three
Four
Five
Six
None
Solution:



Q8. Who among the following lives on the second floor when all the persons are arranged alphabetically from top to bottom?
K
M
N
O
P
Solution:



Q9. What is the designation of N?
Manager
GM
Team Leader
HR
Business Head
Solution:



Q10. Which of the following is true regarding O?
O is the Manager and lives on 4th floor
O is the GM and lives on 8th floor
O is the Business Head and lives on 4th floor
O is the Team Leader and lives on 7th floor
None of these.
Solution:


Direction (11-15): In the following questions, the symbols #, &, @, *, $, % and © are used with the following meanings as illustrated below. Study the following information and answer the given questions: 
A@B- A is the father of B. 
A©B- A is the mother of B 
A%B- A is sister of B 
A&B- A is husband of B 
A$B- A is brother of B 
A*B- A is wife of B 
A#B- A is son of B 

Q11. Which of the following means ‘R’ is son in law of P’?
P @ Q % T $ R * S
P © Q % T $ R & S
P © Q % T $ S & R
P © Q % T $ S * R
None of these
Solution:



Q12. If G © A @ T # J % O $ L @ P is true, then how is J related to A?
Uncle
Brother-in-law
daughter-in-law
Aunt
None of these
Solution:



Q13. If P © Q % T $ S * R is true, then how is P related to T?
Mother
Mother-in-law
sister-in-law
daughter-in-law
None of these
Solution:



Q14. If P © Q % T $ R & S % U # V is true, then how is V related to R?
Father
Father in law
mother in law
CND
Brother
Solution:


Q15. If G © A @ T # J % O $ L @ P is true, then how is L related to A?
 Mother
brother-in-law
sister-in-law
daughter-in-law
None of these
Solution:


               


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