IBPS PO Mains: Reasoning Quiz

Directions(1-5): In each of the questions below are given two statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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 follow(s) from the given disregarding commonly known fact.

a. Some cruel animals are papers
b. No paper is tree
c. All trees are ways
I. No cruel animal is tree
II. Some ways are trees.
III. Some papers are cruel animals.
IV. Some cruel animals are trees.

a) I and II only
b) II, III and IV only
c) Only either I or IV and III
d) I, II and III only
e) None of these

a. All buildings are windows
b. No toy is building
c. Some tigers are toys
I. Some tigers are buildings.
II. Some windows are tigers.
III. All toys are tigers.
IV. Some windows are toys.

a) All follow 
b) None follows
c) Only I and II follow 
d) Only III and IV follow
e) Only I and III follow

a. No house is a school
b. All colleges are schools
c. All schools are teachers
I. No house is a teacher
II. All colleges are teachers
III. Some teachers are not houses
IV. No college is a house

a) Only II, III and IV follow
b) Only either I or IV follows
c) Only either I or IV and III follow
d) None follows
e) All follow

4. Statements: 
a. Some towers are flowers
b. All flowers are cats
c. Some cats are dogs
I. Some dogs are flowers
II. Some cats are flowers
III. Some cats are towers
IV. Some dogs are towers

a) All follow
b) Only II follows
c) Only III follows
d) Only either III or IV follows
e) None of these

a. Some leaves are flowers
b. No flower is fruit
c. Some fruits are branches
d. Some branches are stems
I. Some leaves are stems
II. All leaves are either stems or fruits
III. All stems are either branches or fruits

a) Only I follows 
b) Only II & III follow
c) Only III follows 
d) All follow
e) None follows

Directions (5-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions :

6 lectures are scheduled in a week starting from Monday and ending on Sunday of the same week. Computer Science is not on Tuesday or Saturday. Psychology is immediately after Organisational Behaviour. Statistics  is not on Friday and there is one day gap between Statistics and  Research Methods. One day prior to the schedule of Economics there is no lecture ( as that day is the ‘off’ day is the and Monday is not the ‘off’ day.)

6.Which day is the ‘off’ day?
(a) Tuesday
(b) Wednesday
(c) Friday
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) saturday

7.Which of the following is the last lecture scheduled?
(a) Statistics
(b) Research Methods
(c) Psychology
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

8.Which lecture is scheduled on Friday?
(a) Economics
(b) Psychology
(c) Computer science
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

9.Which day is Computer Science scheduled?
(a) Monday
(b) Wednesday
(c) Thursday 
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

10.If someone wants to attend only two lectures out of Psychology, Research Methods and Computer Science but wants the two days to be successive (one after the other) then which lecture-combination may be selected?
(a) Research Method, Computer Science
(b) Psychology, Computer Science
(c) Psychology, Research Methods
(d) Any two of the three is possible
(e) With the condition of successive day it is not possible


1.  e
2.  b
3.  a
4.  e
5.  e
6.  e
7.  e
8.  e
9.  c

10. a