Data Sufficiency for IBPS RRB Prelims: 27th July 2018

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Reasoning Questions for IBPS RRB 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 RRB 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 study plan and the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): 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 statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements. Give answer-

(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 in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
  
Q1. How is Ritika related to Ritesh? 
I. Ritika who has two children is daughter of Radhika. Radhika has only one grandson named Ritesh.
II. Paras who is brother of Ritika has only one child named Ridhi.

Q2. Who stays at 4th floor of the building having 5 floors (1st is the bottommost floor and 5th is the topmost floor, also ground floor is empty)?
I. Madhuri stays on an odd-numbered floor.
II. Akshay stays three floors above Madhuri.

Q3. What is the distance between points X and Y? 
I. Point P is 10 m west of point C. Point D is 5 m north of point X which is 5 m west of point C.
II. Point D is equidistant from points X and Y.

Q4. How is ‘great’ written in that code? 
I. In a certain code, ‘great are those days’ is written as ‘ki vo tu mpi’ and ‘those days were good’ is written as ‘ki fo mpi ta’
II. In a certain code, ‘many days passed’ is written as ‘ti mpi dis’ and ‘those good years’ is written as ‘ko ki ka’.

Q5. On which day is Nikita’s birthday? 
I. Shruti remembers that Nikita’s birthday falls in February. Preeti remembers that Nikita’s birthday falls on either 29 or 30.
II. Krish remembers that Nikita’s birthday occurs in the last week of a month.

Solutions (1-5): 

S1. Ans.(d) 
Sol. The data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
Since it is not known that how many children does Radhika has, it cannot be answered. Ritesh can be son or nephew of Ritika.

S2. Ans.(d) 
Sol. The data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
From both I and II:
Madhuri can stay at either 3 or 5. Akshay to be at 3 floors above Madhuri, which is not possible in either of the case.

S3. Ans.(d) 
Sol. The data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
Point D is 5 m north of X, so Y is also 5 m from D, but it is not necessary that Y is in straight distance to X through D, so can’t be determined.

S4. Ans.(d) 
Sol. The data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
From both, the code for ‘those’ and ‘days’ can be find out. But ‘great’ and ‘are’ only present in I statement, so can’t be determined.

S5. Ans.(a) 
Sol. The data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question.
From I: Nikita’s birthday is on 29 Feb, Since Feb has no 30 date.

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 statements are sufficient to answer the question.

(a) If statements I alone is sufficient to answer the question, but statement II alone is not sufficient to answer the question. 
(b) If statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question, but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
(c) If statement either I or II is sufficient to answer the question.
(d) If both the statements I and II taken together are not sufficient to answer the questions.
(e) If both the statements I and II taken together are sufficient to answer the questions. 

Q6. What is Sonali’s position from the left end of a row? 
I. There are 4 students between Gauri and Sonali. Bhavna is 6th to the right of Gauri.
II. Gini is 6th to the left of Sonali and is 2nd from the left end.

Q7. How many students are sitting between P and Q? 
I. P is 5th to the right of R and 6th to the left of S. Q is 6th to the right of R.
II. In a row of 25 students, P is 5th from left end and Q is 20th from the right end.

Q8. Among G, H, I, J and K who has got the marks in middle position? 
I. G has got 1 mark less than H and has got greater marks than K.
II. I and J have got greater marks than G.

Q9. How is N related to Q? 
I. C is daughter of Q, who is also the mother of D.
II. B is brother of C and N is the wife of D.

Q10. Who has got highest marks among A, B, C, D and E? 
I. D has got greater marks than A and less than C. Also, B has got greater marks than A and less than E.
II. E has got less marks than C and greater than B and D. A has got the lowest marks.

Solutions (6-10): 

S6. Ans.(b) If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.
From I: It is given that Gauri is 5th to Sonali but not given left or right
From II: Gini is 2nd from left end, and then Sonali is 6th to right of Gini, so Sonali is 8th from left end.

S7. Ans.(c) If the data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
From either statement, it says that there is no one between P and Q, or 0 students between P and Q.

S8. Ans.(d) If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
From both:
H has got 1 marks greater than G, and I and J have marks greater than G, it can be possible that either of I or J have 0.5 marks greater than G. middle position can’t be determined.

S9. Ans.(e) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
From both N is grand daughter-in-law of Q.


S10. Ans.(b) If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.
From I: C>D>A
E>B>A
From II: C>E>B/D, and A got the lowest marks.

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 statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements. 
Give answer-

(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 in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
(e) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question  

Q11. How is ‘duster’ written in a code language?
I. ‘Buy three dusters get one free’ is written as ‘dd ee jj oo tt yy’ in that code language.  
II. ‘Purchase one sharpener get three free’ is written as ‘dd ee ll oo ww yy’ in that code language. 

Q12. L is in which direction of M?
I. C is towards East of L and towards North-East of M. 
II. C is towards North of D, which is towards South-East of L, which is towards west of C.

Q13. Amongst G, H and I, who scored the highest number of runs in the series XYZ?
I. Strike rate of G was less than H but higher than I in the series. 
II. Number of total centuries and fifties made by H were higher than G and I both, in the series.

Q14. P, Q, R, S, T and V are sitting in a circle, facing towards the center of the circle. Who is sitting on the immediate right of Q?
I. P is facing S. Only R is between P and Q. V is between T and P. 
II. V is on the immediate left of T. Only S is between Q and T. R is not adjacent to V. 

Q15. Among A, E, I, O and U, which book is the costliest? 
I. Price of the book E is more than those of A and U only and the prices of the books I and O are not equal.   
II. Number of pages in the books A, E, I, O and U are 800, 700, 600, 500 and 400, respectively. 

Soltions (11-15):

S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. From I: Buy three dusters get one free
dd ee jj oo tt yy
From II: Purchase one sharpener get three free
dd ee ll oo ww yy
From I and II code for ‘dusters’ is either jj or tt. Thus, none of the statement is sufficient.

S12. Ans.(d)
   From I:

In the above figure of statement I, M can be placed at any point towards South-west of C. so we cannot get the specific position of M. We can’t answer the question. Again, statement II alone is not sufficient because it there is no information regarding M.
From I & II, we get:

Thus, it data direction of L with respect to M cannot be determined.

S13. Ans.(d) 
Sol. Comparisons of strike ratio and centuries along with fifties are not enough to answer the question. 

S14. Ans.(b) 
Sol. From I: The person who is sitting right of Q cannot be find.


S15. Ans.(d)
Sol. From I: 

Still we need more information to answer the question.
From II: the information given in it does not help us to answer.
Thus, none is sufficient.

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