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# 12 January 2020 IBPS Clerk Mains Reasoning Daily Mock: Circular Puzzle, Blood Relation, Logical

IBPS Clerk Mains exam is going to take place on 19th January 2020, which is just a few days away from now. Today’s reasoning quiz based on the important topics- Circular Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relation and Logical. Practice more and more quizzes provide on bankersadda and follow the study plan for IBPS Clerk Mains 2020.

Direction (1-5): Study the following information and answer the given questions:
Eight persons are sitting around a circular table in such a way some are facing inside while some are facing outside. All persons are different ages and likes different colours.
F sits third to the left of G who likes yellow colour. A is third oldest person and sits second to the right of the second oldest person who likes pink colour. The one who likes blue colour sits immediate right of the one who likes white colour. Two persons sit between B and E who is an immediate neighbour of G. F sits third to the right of A. D is older than only three persons. H sits second to the left of the one who likes olive colour. C is younger than F but older than D. Neither B nor E likes olive colour. Second youngest person likes green colour. The one who likes magenta colour sits immediate right of the oldest person. E is older than G but younger than H who faces inside. The one who likes purple sits third to the left of the one who likes white colour. B and A faces each other. D and E facing same direction but opposite to G. B is younger than H.

Q1. Who among the following person sits second to the left of third youngest person?
(a) the one who likes white colour
(b) the youngest person
(c) the one who sits second to the right of A
(d) G
(e) None of these

Q2. Who among the following person likes Olive colour?
(a) F
(b) A
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following statement is not true about D?
(a) D likes purple colour
(b) the one who likes Blue colour is younger than D
(c) D is older than E
(d) D sits second to the right of F
(e) All are true

Q4. How many persons sits between H and G, when counted right of G?
(a) One
(b) Three
(c) None
(d) Two
(e) More than four

Q5. Which of the following colour likes by third oldest person?
(a) Blue
(b) White
(c) Magenta
(d) Pink
(e)None of these

Directions (6-10): 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
(a) 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.
(b) 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.
(c) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Q6. Five Persons A, B, C, D and E, are going to vacation on five different days of the same week, starting from Monday to Friday. Who goes on Thursday?
I. Only two person goes to vacation in between E and C. More than two person goes to vacation between C and A.
II. E goes to vacation immediately before D. Only one person goes to vacation between D and C. A goes before B.

Q7. P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting in a circle, facing towards the centre of the circle. Who is sitting on the immediate right of Q?
I. P is facing S. Only R is between P and Q. U is between T and P.
II. U is on the immediate left of T. Only S is between Q and T. R is not adjacent to U.

Q8. Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F lives on a six storey building such as ground floor is numbered as 1 and top floor numbered as 6. How many persons live between A and C?
I. C lives on an even numbered floor. Only two persons live between F and C. A lives below F.
II. Four persons live between B and D. No one lives between B and C. E lives immediately above F. B lives above D.

Q9. What does ‘Me’ mean in the code language?
I. ‘Me Bo Ta’ means ‘Economy Prime Factor’ and ‘Xz Se Me’ means ‘Best Prime Study’ in that code language.
II. ‘La Me Ta’ means ‘Hard Study Group’ and ‘Lz Me Ta’ means ‘Find Study Group’ in that code language.

Q10. How is S related to N?
I. S’s husband is the only son of N’s mother. N is a female.
II. S’s brother is husband of N’s mother.

Direction (11-13): 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 child of B.
A©B- A is the parent of B
A%B- A is father-in-law of B
A&B- A is brother-in-law of B
A\$B- A is brother of B
A*B- A is wife of B
A#B- A is sister-in-law of B

Q11. If P@R%S\$Q*U©T, then how is S is related to T?
(a)Brother
(b)Aunt
(c)Uncle
(d)Sister
(e)None of these

Q12. If G*J\$K©Y@V\$C, then how G is related to V?
(a) Sister
(b) Mother
(c) Sister-in-law
(d) Brother
(e) None of these

Q13. If ‘E#D*G©L\$K@D’ is true, then how E is related to K?
(a) Aunt
(b) Uncle
(c) Nephew
(d) Mother
(e)Can’t determine

Directions (14-15): In each question below is given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
(a) if only conclusion I follows;
(b) if only conclusion II follows;
(c) If either I or II follows;
(d) if neither I nor II follows; and
(e) if both I and II follow.

Q14. Statement: Only good singers are invited in the conference. No one without sweet voice is a good singer.
Conclusions: I. All invited singers in the conference have sweet voice.
II. Those singers who do not have sweet voice are not invited in the conference.

Q15. Statement: No country is absolutely self-dependent these days.
Conclusions: I. It is impossible to grow and produce all that a country needs.
II. Countrymen in general have become lazy.

Solution:

Solution (1-5):

S1. Ans.(c)
S2. Ans.(a)
S3. Ans.(b)
S4. Ans.(d)
S5. Ans.(b)

S6. Ans.(e)
Sol. By combining both the statement we can find B goes on Thursday.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. By statement II we can find R sits immediate right of Q.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol.Both statements are insufficient to give answer.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. By using first statement we can find code of ‘Prime’ is ‘Me’.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. By using first statement we can find S is sister-in-law of N.

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S12. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S14. Ans. (e)
Sol. The statement asserts that a good singer always has a sweet voice and only good singers are invited in the conference. This implies that all those invited in the conference have sweet voice and those who do not have sweet voice are not invited. So, both I and II follow.

S15. Ans. (a)
Sol. Clearly, only I provides a suitable explanation to the given statement. So, only I follows.

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