Night Class Reasoning Questions for IBPS RRB and IBPS PO Mains 2017

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The more you practice, the better you get. So, to let you practice and ace the score in the Reasoning Section of all the Banking Examinations, Bankersdda is proving you with Reasoning Questions and Answers on various topics. Try to attempt these question yourself to score in upcoming IBPS RRB PO Mains, IBPS RRB Clerk, IBPS Clerk, other banking and insurance exams.

Direction(1-5): Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:
Seven animals Tiger, Lion, Elephant, Fox, Horse, Panda and Cheetah have been collected from different forest to Indian museum for 1 week show. These animals belongs to different dangerous forest i.e. Crooked Forest, Black Forest, Rata Forest, Goblin Forest, Otzarreta Forest, Hallerbos Forest and Tsingy Forest. And all seven animals have show on a different days of the week from Monday to Sunday and all these animals are national animal of different countries- America, China, India, Africa, Spain, France and Germany but not necessarily in the same order.
Elephant belongs to crooked forest but do not have show on Tuesday. Cheetah has show on Monday but not belongs to Rata Forest and Tsingy Forest. Panda belongs to Otazarreta Forest. The one who belongs to crooked forest, is national animal of Spain. Lion belongs to Goblin Forest and has show on Wednesday. Two animal have show on the days between the days on which national animal of Spain has show and national animal of France has show. Fox, which is national animal of France and does not belong to Crooked Forest or Rata Forest and has show on the next day on which Horse has show, who belongs to Hallerbos Forest. Animal which is national animal of Africa has show on the day just before the day on which elephant has show and three people have show between the days on which the America’s national animal and the Germany’s national animal has show. The one who is national animal of China has show just before the day on which the America’s national animal has show. The one who is national animal of India has show after the day on which America’s national animal has show.

1.Which of the following combinations of animal-forest-day and country is correct?
(a) Cheetah-Black Forest-Wednesday-India 
(b) Tiger-Black Forest-Monday-America 
(c)Cheetah-Rata Forest - Monday-Spain 
(d) Cheetah- Tsingy Forest-Sunday-France
(e) None of These

2.Elephant have shown at Indian Museum on which day?
(a) Saturday 
(b) Sunday 
(c) Tuesday 
(d) Thursday 
(e) None of These

3.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group? 
(a) Cheetah 
(b) Black Forest 
(c) Rata Forest
(d) Panda
(e) Otzarreta Forest

4.Which of the following animal is national animal of China?
(b) Fox 
(c) Panda
(d) Elephant
(e) Cheetah

5.If Cheetah is related to elephant and lion is related to horse. In the same way elephant is related to?
(a) tiger 
(b) cheetah
(c) Panda 
(d) Fox
(e) None of these


S1. Ans.(e)

S2. Ans.(d)

S3. Ans.(c)

S4. Ans.(e)

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Fox

Directions (6-8): Below in each question are given two statements (A) and (B). These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or of a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
Mark answer
(a) if statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.
(b) if statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.
(c) if both the statement (A) and (B) are independent causes.
(d) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes.
(e) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause.

Q6. A. State Govt has ordered immediate ban on airing of certain movie channels on television.
B. A few social activists have come together and demanded ban on telecasting ‘Adult’ movies on television.

Q7. A. Government has tightened security checks at all important places and also at various public places.
B. Incidences of terrorist attacks are increasing day by day.

Q8. A. There is an outbreak of several epidemics in the country.
B. There was a worst flood situation ever experienced in the past in most parts of the country.


S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. The pressure of the social activists has led to the banning.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. The large number of terrorist attacks has led to tightened security checks.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. The flood has led to epidemics.

Q9. The condition of the roads in the city has deteriorated considerably during the first two months of monsoon and most of the roads have developed big potholes. 
Which of the following can be a possible effect of the above cause?
(a) The municipal corporation had repaired all the roads in the city before the onset of monsoon with good quality material.
(b) A large number of people have developed spine-related injuries after regularly commuting long distances by road within the city.
(c) The municipal corporation has been careful in choosing the contractors for repairing roads in the past.
(d) People always complain about potholed roads during the monsoon months.
(e) None of these

Q10. It has been reported in many leading newspapers that the current year’s monsoon may be below the expected level as many parts of the country are still not getting adequate rainfall.
Which of the following can be a possible fallout of the above situation?
(a) People from those affected areas with less rainfall may migrate to urban areas.
(b) Govt. may announce ex gratia payment to all the farmers affected in these areas.
(c) Govt. may declare these areas as drought-affected.
(d) People may blame the govt. and agitate for not getting adequate water for cultivation.
(e) None of these


S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Big potholes on a road may affect with spine-related injuries commute long distances by road within the city.

S10. Ans.(c)

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

Q11.Who among A, B, C, D and E was the first to reach the station?
I.B reached earlier than E. Neither A nor C was the first one to reach the station.
II.A reached earlier than both C and E, but could not reach earlier than D, who was at the station before B.
III.C didn’t reach just after A
(a)only I and II
(b)only II and III
(c)only II
(d)All are required
(e)none of these

Q12.On which day of the week did Yogesh arrive? (The week starts from Monday)
I.Archit correctly remembers that Yogesh did not arrive on Thursday.
II.Sunil correctly remembers that Yogesh arrived before Saturday but after Tuesday.
III.Namah remembers that Yogesh did not arrive a day before Saturday.
(a)only I and II
(b)only III
(c)all of them
(d)Only II
(e)none of these

Q13.How many students are there between Amar and Anuj in a row of sixty students?
I.Aman is twentieth from the left end and Amar is five places away from Aman.
II.Amar is twenty-second from the left end and Anuj is twenty-seventh from the right end.
III.Anuj sits at an end
(a)Only I
(b)Only II
(c)Only III
(d)Only I and II
(e)none of these

Q14.How many pens does A have?
I.A has 12 pens less than what B have
II.C has 18 pens more than what B what
III.D has eight pens, which are forty percent of what B has
(a)Only I
(b)Only II
(c)Both I and II
(d)Both II or III
(e)Both I and III

Q15.In a five-floor building, on which floor does Mr.Ravi live? (Starting from first floor going up to fifth floor) 
I.Mr. Ravi lives exactly above Ram’s flat, whose flat is exactly above Vinay’s flat.
II.Shiva lives on top floor.
III.Rohan lives exactly above Mr. Ravi’s flat. Vinay lives on the first floor.
(a)Only I
(b)Only II
(c)Both II and III
(d)Both I and III
(e)Data inadequate

Solution (11-15):

Sol.From I. E>B (B takes less time than E) and A and C are not first
From II.C,E > A (A reached earlier than C and E) and also A>D (D is earlier than A) and B>D (D was at station before B ) so we get D is first to reach the station
From III. We can’t say anything.


Sol. From second it is clear that,
(21 students) Amar (11 students) Anuj (26 students)

Sol. From I and III, D =8 B = 8*100/40 = 20; A = 20-12 = 8

Sol. From-I and III, Ravi lives in 3rd floor.

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