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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 questions given below:
Seven persons, A, B, C, D, E, F, G live in a building having 7 floors, lowermost is numbered 1 and topmost is numbered 7 (but not necessarily in the same order.) All of them like different colors i.e. White, Red, Green, Yellow, Sky Blue, Pink, and Sea Green, also they belong to different countries i.e. Australia, India, Myanmar, Japan, China, France, and Uganda (but not necessarily in the same order). E lives just above B and not from India. F doesn’t belong to Australia and Uganda but likes sky blue. The one who likes sea green lives below but not immediately below the one who likes yellow, who doesn’t live on even numbered floor. C lives on odd numbered floor below A and likes pink. There are 3 floors gap between the one who belongs to Japan and the one who likes white. There are more than 3 floors gap between the one who likes green and the one who is from Australia. B is not from France but the one who is from France lives on odd numbered floor. A lives on odd numbered floor but not on top floor and is from Japan. G is from Myanmar lives on even numbered floor above A but not on 4th floor. The one who likes red is from India and lives on odd numbered floor.

Q1. Who among the following lives just above C?
E
B
F
Other than those given as options
A
Solution:
(i) A lives on odd numbered floor but not on top floor and is from Japan. C lives on odd numbered floor below A and likes pink, A lives either 5th or 3rd floor. There are 3 floors gap between the one who belongs to Japan and the one who likes white.
(ii) The one who likes red is from India and lives on odd numbered floor. G is from Myanmar lives on even numbered floor above A but not on 4th floor. 2 possible cases will be there.

(iii) E lives just above B and not from India, from this condition; case-2 will be eliminated.
(iv) F doesn’t belong to Australia and Uganda but likes sky blue. B is not from France but the one who is from France lives on odd numbered floor. F is from China because only one country is remaining for F.
(v) The one who likes sea green lives below but not immediately below the one who likes yellow, who doesn’t live on even numbered floor. There are more than 3 floors gap between the one who likes green and the one who is from Australia, so B is from Australia.

Q2.Who among the following belongs to China?
The one who likes sky blue
B
A
F
Both (a) and (d)
Solution:
(i) A lives on odd numbered floor but not on top floor and is from Japan. C lives on odd numbered floor below A and likes pink, A lives either 5th or 3rd floor. There are 3 floors gap between the one who belongs to Japan and the one who likes white.
(ii) The one who likes red is from India and lives on odd numbered floor. G is from Myanmar lives on even numbered floor above A but not on 4th floor. 2 possible cases will be there.

(iii) E lives just above B and not from India, from this condition; case-2 will be eliminated.
(iv) F doesn’t belong to Australia and Uganda but likes sky blue. B is not from France but the one who is from France lives on odd numbered floor. F is from China because only one country is remaining for F.
(v) The one who likes sea green lives below but not immediately below the one who likes yellow, who doesn’t live on even numbered floor. There are more than 3 floors gap between the one who likes green and the one who is from Australia, so B is from Australia.

Q3. Who among the following lives on 2nd floor?
B
C
A
None of these
E
Solution:
(i) A lives on odd numbered floor but not on top floor and is from Japan. C lives on odd numbered floor below A and likes pink, A lives either 5th or 3rd floor. There are 3 floors gap between the one who belongs to Japan and the one who likes white.
(ii) The one who likes red is from India and lives on odd numbered floor. G is from Myanmar lives on even numbered floor above A but not on 4th floor. 2 possible cases will be there.

(iii) E lives just above B and not from India, from this condition; case-2 will be eliminated.
(iv) F doesn’t belong to Australia and Uganda but likes sky blue. B is not from France but the one who is from France lives on odd numbered floor. F is from China because only one country is remaining for F.
(v) The one who likes sea green lives below but not immediately below the one who likes yellow, who doesn’t live on even numbered floor. There are more than 3 floors gap between the one who likes green and the one who is from Australia, so B is from Australia.

Q4. What is the position of F with respect to C?
Immediate below
Immediate above
2 floors above C
Can’t be determined
Other than those given as options
Solution:
(i) A lives on odd numbered floor but not on top floor and is from Japan. C lives on odd numbered floor below A and likes pink, A lives either 5th or 3rd floor. There are 3 floors gap between the one who belongs to Japan and the one who likes white.
(ii) The one who likes red is from India and lives on odd numbered floor. G is from Myanmar lives on even numbered floor above A but not on 4th floor. 2 possible cases will be there.

(iii) E lives just above B and not from India, from this condition; case-2 will be eliminated.
(iv) F doesn’t belong to Australia and Uganda but likes sky blue. B is not from France but the one who is from France lives on odd numbered floor. F is from China because only one country is remaining for F.
(v) The one who likes sea green lives below but not immediately below the one who likes yellow, who doesn’t live on even numbered floor. There are more than 3 floors gap between the one who likes green and the one who is from Australia, so B is from Australia.

Q5. G likes which colour?
red
yellow
white
green
None is true
Solution:
(i) A lives on odd numbered floor but not on top floor and is from Japan. C lives on odd numbered floor below A and likes pink, A lives either 5th or 3rd floor. There are 3 floors gap between the one who belongs to Japan and the one who likes white.
(ii) The one who likes red is from India and lives on odd numbered floor. G is from Myanmar lives on even numbered floor above A but not on 4th floor. 2 possible cases will be there.

(iii) E lives just above B and not from India, from this condition; case-2 will be eliminated.
(iv) F doesn’t belong to Australia and Uganda but likes sky blue. B is not from France but the one who is from France lives on odd numbered floor. F is from China because only one country is remaining for F.
(v) The one who likes sea green lives below but not immediately below the one who likes yellow, who doesn’t live on even numbered floor. There are more than 3 floors gap between the one who likes green and the one who is from Australia, so B is from Australia.

Directions (6-10): In the given questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the given four conclusions I, II, III and IV is/are definitely true and give your answers accordingly.

Q6. Statements : M < B = C < J > P ≤ Y ≥ Q
Conclusions
I : C < Y
II : M < J
III : B > J
IV : Q > C
Only II and IV are true
None is true
Only II is true
Only I and II are true
Only IV is true

Q7. Statements: R ≥ A> V > Z > L =Y
Conclusions
I : R > Y
II : Z ≥ Y
III : L < R
IV : A > L
None is true
Only I and II are true
Only IV is true
Only I, III and IV are true
Only II is true

Q8. Statements: X < B < Z < G ; G > I = H
Conclusions
I : X > I
II : B > H
III : H < G
IV : G < X
Only III is true
None is true
Only I and III are true
Only II and III are true
Only IV is true

Q9. Statements: P > Q > U < B ≥ D < G ≥ H
Conclusions
I : D < U
II : B ≥ H
III : P < D
IV : D ≥ U
All I, II, III and IV are true
Only I, II and III are true
Either I or IV is true
Only I and either II or IV are true
Only I and II are true

Q10.Statements: M ≥ N ≥ P > Q ; P ≥ X ; P > O >Z
Conclusions
I : N > Z
II : Q ≤ O
III : Z = N
IV : M > O
Only II is true
Only III is true
Only IV and either I or III are true
Only either I or III are true
Only I and IV is true

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below are given some statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if it seems 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. Give answer-

Q11. Statements:
Some A are B.
All C are B.
Some D is C.
No A is C.

Conclusions:
I. Some A is D
II. Some D is B
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Solution:

Q12. Statements:
No M is P.
Some R is P.
Some M is R.
Some O is R.

Conclusions:
I. Some P is O.
II. Some R is not O.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Solution:

Q13. Statements:
All A are D.
Some A are X.
No Y is A.
Some Y is Z.

Conclusions:
I. Some D is X.
II. Some Z is not A
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Solution:

Q14. Statements:
Some D is G.
All G is B.
Some B is E.
All E is F.

Conclusions:
I. Some G is E
II. No E is G
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Solution:

Q15. Statements:
Some R is S.
All R is T.
No U is S.
All U is V.

Conclusions:
I. Some T is S
II. Some V is not S.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Solution:

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