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### Reasoning Questions for IBPS SO 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 SO Prelims 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 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 from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements.

Q1. Statements:

Some engineers are architect.
All architects are doctors.
Some doctors are not professor.
Conclusions:
I. All engineers can never be professors.
II. Some doctors are architect.
III. Some professors are not doctors.
Only I follows
Only II follows
Only I and II follow
Only III follows
None follows
Solution:

Q2. Statements:
Some engineers are architect.
All architects are doctors.
Some doctors are not professor.
Conclusions:
I. Some architect are professor is a possibility.
II. Some engineers are not professor.
III. Some doctors are engineer.
Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Only I and III follow
None follows
Solution:

Q3. Statements:
No book is paper.
Some paper are library.
All library are pens.
Conclusions:
I. Some library are not books.
II. Some books are not pens
III. Some paper are pens.
Only I follows
Only II and III follow
Only I and III follow
None follows
None of these
Solution:

Q4. Statements:
No book is paper.
Some paper are library.
All library are pens.
Conclusions:
I. All pens can never be books
II. Some pens are not books
III. No library is paper.
Only I follows
Only II and III follow
Only I and III follow
All follow
None of these
Solution:

Q5. Statements:
No earth is sky.
Some sky are colours.
No colour is rainbow.
Conclusions:
I. Some sky are rainbow.
II. Some colours are not earth.
III. Some sky are not rainbow.
Only I follows
None follows
Only II and III follow
All follow
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table, four of them sit at four corners while four sit at the middle of the sides. The one who sit at the corners face the centre while who sit at the middle face outside. Also, each person belongs to different countries i.e. Austria, India, China, Japan, Switzerland, Australia, England, and Italy (not necessarily in the same order).
The one who belongs to China sits third to the left of D. There are only two persons sit between D and E. The one who belongs to Japan sits opposite to the one who belongs to India. C belongs to Australia and doesn’t face the same direction as E faces. The ones who belong to England and Italy sit opposite to each other. A sits third to the right of the one, who belongs to Austria. E and G face opposite direction of each other. E does not belong to China. The one who belongs to India sits immediate right of E. D doesn’t belong to Japan and E doesn’t belong to Italy. H doesn’t face the centre and F doesn’t belong to Italy. B doesn’t sit just near to D.

Q6. How many persons sit between H and the one who belongs to Australia when counted anticlockwise from C?

Three
Two
None of these
None
Four
Solution:

Q7. Who among the following sits diagonally opposite to the one who is from Switzerland?
B
A
C
H
D
Solution:

Q8. Who among the following sits exactly between F and E?
C
G
D
H
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Which of the following is true regarding the one who belongs to Austria?
F doesn’t belong to Austria.
None of these
The one who belongs to Austria faces inside the centre
The one who belongs to Switzerland sits just near to the one who is from Austria
G is not an immediate neighbour of the one who is from Austria
Solution:

Q10. According to the given sitting arrangement if G is related to D and A is related to C, then D will be related to whom?
C
A
Both (b) and (d)
The one who belongs to Japan
The one who belongs to Italy
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statement are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and Given answer-

Q11. Who among A, B, C, D, F and E is the tallest person?

I. D is shorter than F and taller than only two persons. D is not as tall as A.
II. E is taller than F but not the tallest person.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From both the statements I and II we can find that A is tallest person. A>E>F>D>C/B>C/B

Q12. Some persons are sitting in a row, all are facing north. How many persons sit to left of D?
I. D sits immediate left of G, who sits fourth to the right end of the row.
II. D doesn’t sit at any of the extreme ends of the row. E sits immediate left of D.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
By combining both the statements together we cannot find that how many persons sit to the left of D.

Q13. How is ‘can’ written in a code language?
I. ‘can you read’ is written as ‘xm nu zx’ and ‘you will fine’ is written as ‘zx zy iz’ in that code language.
II. ‘can I read’ is written as ‘xm nu zm’ in that code language.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From statement I- code of ‘can’ may be xm/nu. From statement II- we cannot find exact code of ‘can’.

Q14. Point P is towards which direction from point Q?
I. Z is in south of Q and west of S, which is in north of M.
II. M is south of S and west of P.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:

Q15. P, Q, R, S, T, U are sitting in a circular table. How many persons are facing to the centre?
I. Only two persons sit between P and Q. P is facing to the centre. R sits 2nd left of U. Q, S, and T don’t face the same direction as U faces.
II. R sits immediate left of P. S, who sits 3rd place away from R and T are immediate neighbours of Q. Q sits 4th right of R.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution: