# REA PO PRE 09.10.2018

**Dear Aspirants,**

**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): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions.**

**In a Building 12 Persons M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, K, L, I, and J are from 6 different Floors i.e.22, 23, 25, 28, 31 and 38. Each floor is colored with 6 different colors Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White, and Violet. Each floor has allocated different numbers i.e. 10A, 13B, 11D, 6C, 20E, and 18B. Only 2 persons live on each floor. The Color of floor 25 is not white. T is from floor 22, whose color is blue. M, I are from even numbered floor. O, S, L are from odd numbered floor. The number of floor 38 is 11D. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25. R is from floor 31 with P. K’s floor number is 13B and color is yellow while P’s floor number is 18B and color is green. M and N are from same floor. L is not from floor 25. I’s floor number is 10A. Q is from floor 23, whose color is red. K is from even numbered floor.**

**Q1. Who among the following is a floor-mate of P and what is color of floor 31?**

L, White

K, Yellow

I, Green

R, Green

None of these

Solution:

(iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

(i) From given
conditions M, I are from even numbered floor. O, S, L are from odd numbered
floor. Q is from floor 23, whose color is red. T is from floor 22, whose color
is blue. R is from floor 31 with P. P’s floor number is 18B and color is green.

(ii) K’s floor number is
13B and color is yellow. K is from even numbered floor. The number of floor 38
is 11D, hence K is from floor 28. M and N are from same floor, so M and N are
from floor 38. I’s floor number is 10A, so I is from floor 22. (iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

**Q2. Floor of J is allocated which among the following number?**

18B

6C

13B

20E

None of these

Solution:

(iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

(i) From given conditions M, I are from even numbered floor. O, S, L are from odd numbered floor. Q is from floor 23, whose color is red. T is from floor 22, whose color is blue. R is from floor 31 with P. P’s floor number is 18B and color is green.

(ii) K’s floor number is 13B and color is yellow. K is from even numbered floor. The number of floor 38 is 11D, hence K is from floor 28. M and N are from same floor, so M and N are from floor 38. I’s floor number is 10A, so I is from floor 22. (iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

**Q3. O is from which of the following floor and what is the color of O’s floor?**

23, Red

22, Blue

25, Violet

28, Yellow

None of these

Solution:

(iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

(i) From given conditions M, I are from even numbered floor. O, S, L are from odd numbered floor. Q is from floor 23, whose color is red. T is from floor 22, whose color is blue. R is from floor 31 with P. P’s floor number is 18B and color is green.

(ii) K’s floor number is 13B and color is yellow. K is from even numbered floor. The number of floor 38 is 11D, hence K is from floor 28. M and N are from same floor, so M and N are from floor 38. I’s floor number is 10A, so I is from floor 22. (iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

**Q4. Who among the following is a floor-mate of T?**

S

I

O

P

None of these

(iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

**Q5. Floor 22 is allocated which among the following number?**

10A

20E

6C

18B

None of these

(iii) L is not from floor 25, so L is from floor 23. Only one place is remaining for S, so S is from floor 25. 20E is a number of an odd numbered floor but it is not floor 25, hence 20E is a number of floor 23 and 6C is a number of floor 25. It will be fixed that O is from floor 25 and J is from floor 28. Color of floor 25 is not white, so white is a color of floor 38. Violet color will be fixed for floor 25 and we will get final answer.

**Directions (6-10): In these questions, the relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer**

**Q6. Statements:**

**A ≥ B > C, D ≤ A < P**

**Conclusions:**

**I. P > C**

**II. D < P**

if only conclusion I is true.

if only conclusion II is true.

if either conclusion I or II is true.

if neither conclusion I nor II is true.

if both conclusions I and II are true.

Solution:

I. P > C (True) II. D < P (True)

**Q7. Statements:**

**A ≤ B < C, C ≥ M > N**

**Conclusions:**

**I. M > C**

**II. B < N**

if only conclusion I is true.

if only conclusion II is true.

if either conclusion I or II is true.

if neither conclusion I nor II is true.

if both conclusions I and II are true.

Solution:

I. M > C (False) II. B < N (False)

**Q8. Statements:**

**M = N ≥ O > P < R**

**Conclusions:**

**I. M < R**

**II. R ≥ M**

if only conclusion I is true.

if only conclusion II is true.

if either conclusion I or II is true.

if neither conclusion I nor II is true.

if both conclusions I and II are true.

Solution:

I. M < R (False) II. R ≥ M (False)

**Q9. Statements:**

**A ≥ B > C, D ≤ A < P**

**Conclusions:**

**I. B > P**

**II. P > B**

if only conclusion I is true.

if only conclusion II is true.

if either conclusion I or II is true.

if neither conclusion I nor II is true.

if both conclusions I and II are true.

Solution:

I. B > P (False) II. P > B (True)

**Q10. Statements:**

**F ≥ G = H ≥ M ≥ C**

**Conclusions:**

**I. F ≥ M**

**II. G = C**

if only conclusion I is true.

if only conclusion II is true.

if either conclusion I or II is true.

if neither conclusion I nor II is true.

if both conclusions I and II are true.

Solution:

I. F ≥ M (True) II. G = C (False)

**Directions (11-13): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:**

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K and I are 11 family members, there are only two married couples in a family and only 3 generations in a family. A is married to D. Each female has two sons and one daughter except one female. H is a nephew of A’s brother. A is grandfather of I. B who is daughter of D, is married. I is daughter of B and has no child. There are only 3 females in a family. C and E are brothers and both are child of G. K is a brother-in-law of A. F is not brother of A.

**Q11. Who among the following is a niece of J?**

A

H

F

B

None of these

**Q12. How is J related to I’s grandmother?**

Son-in-law

Brother-in-law

Daughter

Son

None of these

**Q13. Who among the following is a nephew of H?**

I

A

G

C

None of these

**Directions: (14-15): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and answer-**

**Q14. P is shorter than X and Q is taller than Z. Who is the shortest among them?**

**Statements: I. X is taller than Q.**

**II. Z is taller than X.**

If the data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question while the data in statement II are not sufficient to answer the question.

If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question while the data in statement I are not sufficient to answer the question.

If the data in either statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

If the data even in both statement I and statement II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

If the data in both statement I and statement II together are necessarily to answer the question.

Solution:

X > P
Q > Z

From statement I, X > Q (Either P or Z is shortest)

From statement II, Z>X (P is shortest among them)

From statement I, X > Q (Either P or Z is shortest)

From statement II, Z>X (P is shortest among them)

**Q15. What is the code for ‘Grey’ in the code language?**

**Statements: I. ‘ja fi lo’ means ‘grey yellow golden’, ‘do lu ja’ means ‘blue yellow pearl’ ‘lu fi fu’ means ‘golden or blue’**

**II. ‘na pk la’ means ‘hard yellow pearl’, ‘fi ni la’ means ‘grey is hard’, ‘fi la fa’ means ‘it is hard’**

If the data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question while the data in statement II are not sufficient to answer the question.

If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question while the data in statement I are not sufficient to answer the question.

If the data in either statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

If the data even in both statement I and statement II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

If the data in both statement I and statement II together are necessarily to answer the question.

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