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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 on 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:

Seven female friends E, F, G, H, I, J and K live on seven different floors of a building, but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one; the one above it is number two and so on till the topmost floor is number seven. Each of them also likes deodorants of different brands i.e. Dove, Nivea, secret temptation, Jovan, Spinz, Eva and Nike but not necessarily in the same order. Only one person lives between the one who likes Spinz deodorant and the one who likes Eva deodorant. H does not like Spinz deodorant. K does not like Dove deodorant. I lives on one of the floors below F, but does not live on the lowermost floor. The one who lives on 7th floor is immediate above the one, who lives immediate below the one who likes Dove deodorant. There are three persons live between F and I. The one who likes Jovan deodorant lives on one the odd-numbered floors below J. E lives immediately above J and does not like Secret temptation deodorant. Only one person lives between F and the one who likes Secret temptation deodorant. Only two persons live between K and the one who likes Secret temptation deodorant. The one who likes Nivea deodorant lives on one of the even-numbered floors above the one who likes Secret temptation deodorant. The one, who likes Nike deodorant lives immediately above K, who does not like Jovan deodorant. H lives on one of the floors above G.

Q1.Who among the following person likes Secret temptation deodorant?
G
J
H
I
F
Solution:
It is given that I does not live on first floor and there are three persons live between F and I so there can be two possibilities. It is given that the person who lives on 7th floor likes Dove deodorant.

It is given that there is only one person lives between the floor of F and the one who likes secret temptation deodorant. There are only two floors between the floor of K and the floor on which the person who likes secret temptation deodorant lives. The one who likes Nivea deo lives on one of the even-numbered floors above the one who likes Secret temptation deo. E lives immediately above J and does not like Secret temptation deodorant. K does not like Dove deodorant. The one who likes Jovan deo lives on one the odd-numbered floors below J. The one who likes Nike deodorant lives immediately above K.K does not like Jovan deodorant .

It is given that only one person lives between the one who likes Spinz deodorant and the one who likes Eva deodorant, so Case-1 will be eliminated. H lives on one of the floors above G. H does not like Spinz deodorant so the final arrangement is-

Q2. Who lives on immediate above the one who likes Eva deodorant?
The one who likes Secret temptation deodorant
Both (a) and (e)
H
F
E
Solution:
It is given that I does not live on first floor and there are three persons live between F and I so there can be two possibilities. It is given that the person who lives on 7th floor likes Dove deodorant.

It is given that there is only one person lives between the floor of F and the one who likes secret temptation deodorant. There are only two floors between the floor of K and the floor on which the person who likes secret temptation deodorant lives. The one who likes Nivea deo lives on one of the even-numbered floors above the one who likes Secret temptation deo. E lives immediately above J and does not like Secret temptation deodorant. K does not like Dove deodorant. The one who likes Jovan deo lives on one the odd-numbered floors below J. The one who likes Nike deodorant lives immediately above K.K does not like Jovan deodorant .

It is given that only one person lives between the one who likes Spinz deodorant and the one who likes Eva deodorant, so Case-1 will be eliminated. H lives on one of the floors above G. H does not like Spinz deodorant so the final arrangement is-

Q3. Who among the following person likes Nike deodorant?
F
E
K
I
None of these
Solution:
It is given that I does not live on first floor and there are three persons live between F and I so there can be two possibilities. It is given that the person who lives on 7th floor likes Dove deodorant.

It is given that there is only one person lives between the floor of F and the one who likes secret temptation deodorant. There are only two floors between the floor of K and the floor on which the person who likes secret temptation deodorant lives. The one who likes Nivea deo lives on one of the even-numbered floors above the one who likes Secret temptation deo. E lives immediately above J and does not like Secret temptation deodorant. K does not like Dove deodorant. The one who likes Jovan deo lives on one the odd-numbered floors below J. The one who likes Nike deodorant lives immediately above K.K does not like Jovan deodorant .

It is given that only one person lives between the one who likes Spinz deodorant and the one who likes Eva deodorant, so Case-1 will be eliminated. H lives on one of the floors above G. H does not like Spinz deodorant so the final arrangement is-

Q4. How many persons live between the one who likes Jovan deodorant and the one who likes Eva deodorant?
None
Three
Two
Can’t be determined
None of these
Solution:
It is given that I does not live on first floor and there are three persons live between F and I so there can be two possibilities. It is given that the person who lives on 7th floor likes Dove deodorant.

It is given that there is only one person lives between the floor of F and the one who likes secret temptation deodorant. There are only two floors between the floor of K and the floor on which the person who likes secret temptation deodorant lives. The one who likes Nivea deo lives on one of the even-numbered floors above the one who likes Secret temptation deo. E lives immediately above J and does not like Secret temptation deodorant. K does not like Dove deodorant. The one who likes Jovan deo lives on one the odd-numbered floors below J. The one who likes Nike deodorant lives immediately above K.K does not like Jovan deodorant .

It is given that only one person lives between the one who likes Spinz deodorant and the one who likes Eva deodorant, so Case-1 will be eliminated. H lives on one of the floors above G. H does not like Spinz deodorant so the final arrangement is-

Q5.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?
The one who likes Jovan
The one who likes Nike
The one who lives on 5th floor
The one who lives on 6th floor
The one who likes Dove
Solution:
It is given that I does not live on first floor and there are three persons live between F and I so there can be two possibilities. It is given that the person who lives on 7th floor likes Dove deodorant.

It is given that there is only one person lives between the floor of F and the one who likes secret temptation deodorant. There are only two floors between the floor of K and the floor on which the person who likes secret temptation deodorant lives. The one who likes Nivea deo lives on one of the even-numbered floors above the one who likes Secret temptation deo. E lives immediately above J and does not like Secret temptation deodorant. K does not like Dove deodorant. The one who likes Jovan deo lives on one the odd-numbered floors below J. The one who likes Nike deodorant lives immediately above K.K does not like Jovan deodorant .

It is given that only one person lives between the one who likes Spinz deodorant and the one who likes Eva deodorant, so Case-1 will be eliminated. H lives on one of the floors above G. H does not like Spinz deodorant so the final arrangement is-

Directions (6-10): 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 with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6. Statements:
Some tiffin are lunch.
Some lunch are gas.
All gas are fire.
Some breakfast are fire.

Conclusions:
I. Some gas are not breakfast.
II. Only Fire are lunch.
III. Some gas being tiffin is a possibility.
IV. No tiffin is a fire.
None follows
II and IV follow
II and III follow
Only III follows
Only II follows
Solution:

Q7. Statements:
Some cup are mug.
Some mug are white.
All plates are white.
All glass are mug.

Conclusions:
I. Some plate being glass is a possibility.
II. All cups are white.
III. At least some glass are plate.
IV. No glass is a white.
None follows
II and IV follow
III and IV follow
Only I follows
None of these
Solution:

Q8. Statements:
Some tool are flower.
All tool are water.
Some water are card.
No flower is a card.

Conclusions:
I. All flowers being tool is a possibility.
II. No tool is a card.
III. Some flowers are not water.
IV. At least some card are tools.
None follows
I and either II or IV follow
II and IV follow
Only III follows
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Statements:
Some copy are exam.
Some exam are paper.
All pen are exam.
Some book are copy.

Conclusions:
I. At least some paper are book.
II. Some pen are definitely copy.
III. No paper is book.
IV. All pen being paper is a possibility.
All follow
II and IV follow
Only III follows
Either I or III and IV follow
None of the above
Solution:

Q10. Statements:
All square are rectangle.
Some rectangles are circle.
Some circles are cuboids.

Conclusions:
I. At least some cuboids are rectangle.
II. All circles are not square.
III. Only square are cuboids.
IV. Some cuboids are not square.
All follow
None follows
I, II and III follow
Only IV follows
Either III or IV follows
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the information carefully answers the questions given below.
@ means either hour hand or minute hand is at 8
\$ means either hour hand or minute hand is at 12
? means either hour hand or minute hand is at 5
& means either hour hand or minute hand is at 2
% means either hour hand or minute hand is at 3
> means either hour hand or minute hand is at 10
Note: if two symbols are given then by default first symbol is consider as an hour hand and second one is consider as minute hand. And all time are considered as AM. If time is given in hrs take it as AM e.g.- 5 hrs will be considered as 5 AM. For e.g. ?& = 5:10 AM.

Q11. A person left from Delhi to reach Dehradun. For 2 hours, he travelled at the rate of 70 km/hr. After that, he reduced his speed to 40 km/hr. If the distance between two cities is 380 km, find the total time at which the person covers the distance between both cities?
@>
\$@
@\$
@%
None of these
Solution:
Distance covered in 2 hours = 70 x 2 = 140 km
Time taken to cover the remaining distance = 380-140 = 240km
Time= 240/40= 6hrs
Total time= 6+2= 8 hrs= @\$

Q12. Amit started his journey at ‘?&’ Raman started his journey after 1hr of Amit’s journey from point A, Raman took 2:15 hrs to reach at point B. Find the time at which Raman reached at point B?
?@
@&
@?
\$@
None of these
Solution:
8:25= @?

Q13. How much time a person will take to cover a distance between station A and station B at the speed of 25km/hr if the distance between station A and B is 50000m?
\$&
&@
&%
&\$
None of these
Solution:
T=D/S = 50000m/25 km/hr×1000m
T= 2hrs
2:00 hrs = &\$

Q14. Ravi takes 1hr 15mins to complete a job, and 1hr 45mins to complete another job then how much time he will take to complete both the jobs?
\$%
%\$
@\$
None of these
\$@
Solution:
Ravi will take 3hrs = %\$ to finish all tasks.

Q15. A took 4 hrs to finish a work, he started a work at ‘>&’ and B is 100% more efficient than A. If both started a work at same time then at what time B will finish a work?
\$@
@\$
&\$
\$&
None of these
Solution:
B will take 2hrs to finish a work, as he is 100% more efficient than A. He started his work at >& = 10:10, it means he will finish a work at 12:10 = \$&.

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