Reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. Practice with these new pattern reasoning question for NABARD Grade B Exam.

Directions (1-3): Each of the following questions consists of six statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the options that indicate a combination where the third statement can be logically deduced from the first two statements and that option will be your answer.
Q1.
i. Some orange is apple.
ii. All apple is mango.
iii. Some mango is tree.
iv. All tree is orange.
v. All apple is banana.
vi. Some banana is tree.
(a)[i,iv,iii]
(b)[v,vi,iii]
(c)[iii,ii,i]
(d)[iv,i,vi]
(e)None is correct

S1. Ans. (e)
Sol. None of these.

Q2.
i. Some moon is light.
ii. Some sun is star.
iii. Some star is sky.
iv. Some moon is sun.
v. All sky is earth.
vi. All light is sun.
(a)[i,iv,vi]
(b)[ii,iii,v]
(c)[iii,ii,vi]
(d)[i,vi, iv]
(e)None is correct

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol.

Q3.
i. Some pen is book.
ii. Some paper is note.
iii. Some pen is not paper.
iv. Some note is not book.
v. No book is paper.
vi. Some book is note.
(a)[ii,v,vi]
(b)[vi,v,iv]
(c)[i,v,iii]
(d)[iii,i,v]
(e)None is correct

S3. Ans. (c)
Sol.

Directions (4-5): In the questions below are given some conclusions followed by five set of statements. You have to choose the correct set of statements that logically satisfies given conclusions definitely. Assume the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.

Q4. Conclusions:
Some T is R. Some U is P.
Statements:
(a) Some P is Q. All Q is R. No Q is S. All S is T. Some S is U.
(b) Some P is R. All R is Q. No R is S. Some S is T. All T is U.
(c) Some P is S. All S is Q. No S is R. Some R is T. All T is U.
(d) Some P is U. All U is Q. No U is R. Some R is S. All S is T.
(e) None of these.

S4. Ans. (d)
Sol.

Q5. Conclusions:
Some B is E. No E is F.
Statements:
(a) Some A is C. All C is D. No D is E. Some E is B. All B is F.
(b) Some A is F. All F is C. No C is D. Some D is E. All E is B.
(c) Some A is E. All E is B. No B is D. Some D is F. All F is C.
(d) Some A is D. All D is F. No F is E. Some E is C. All C is B.
(e) None of these.

S5. Ans. (d)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
There are eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are living on eight storey building. The ground floor is numbered one and next floor is numbered two and so on. They all belong to different city of Uttar Pradesh viz. Noida, Agra, Jhansi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Jaunpur and Sultanpur but not necessarily in the same order. They also like different colour viz. Red, Blue, White, Black, Pink, Violet, Yellow and Green but not necessarily in the same order.
There are three floors between the person A and who likes green colour, both of them living on even number floor but none of them living on top floor. F lives on 3rd floor and belongs to Varanasi. H belongs to Noida and live immediately below A. B belongs to Agra. There are gap of two floors between B and H. There is only one floor between B and G, who belongs to Jhansi. C lives immediately above D, who likes Yellow colour. There are gap of two floors between the person who like yellow colour and violet colour. The one who likes pink colour belongs to Sultanpur but he does not live on odd number floor. The one who belongs to Kanpur lives on of the below floor on which the person who likes red colour. There are as many as person lives between the one who belongs to Varanasi and the person who likes black colour and as between the person who likes black colour and the person who likes white colour. The one who likes green color lives above A. The one who likes blue colour lives below the floor on which the person who belongs toKanpur lives.There are as many as floor between C and E, who belongs to Lucknow and as between A and who like red colour.

Q6. Who among following lives on top floor?
(a) B
(b) E
(c) G
(d) D
(e) C

Q7. Who among following likes blue colour?
(a) E
(b) B
(c) F
(d) A
(e) H

Q8. Who among following belongs toJaunpur?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) G
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q.9If C is related to red colour and E is related to black colour, then in the same way B is related to?
(a) Red
(b) Yellow
(c) Green
(d) Blue
(e) None of these

Q10.E lives on which of the following floor?
(a) Third
(b) Fourth
(c) Fifth
(d) Sixth
(e) Second

Solutions (6-10):

S6. Ans. (e)
Sol..

S7. Ans. (e)
Sol.

S8. Ans. (d)
Sol.

S9. Ans. (d)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol.

Q11. Sharwan went in his car to his coaching center. He drove 30m towards North and then turned his left and moves 40m. He then turned to left and covered 80m. Further he turned to his left and moved 50m. Finally he turned left and drove 10m and then turned left to travel 10m. How far is he from the starting point?
(a) 40m.
(b 25m.
(c) 30m.
(d) 35m
(e) None of these

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Directions (12-13): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
Point H is 6 km towards the East of point G. Point R is 8 km North of point G. Point Q is exactly midway between point R and point G. Point K is 10 km to the South of point Q. Point L is 3 km towards the East from point Q. Point S is exactly midway between point G and point H.

Q12. What is the distance between Point L and Point S?
(a) 3km
(b) 4km
(c) 5km
(d) 6km
(e) Cannot be determined

Q13. Point L is in which direction from point K?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) North-east
(d) South-east
(e) None of these

Solution(12-13):

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. 4km

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol.

Directions (14-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
(i) P × Q means ‘P is the mother of Q’.
(ii) P + Q means ‘P is the sister of Q’.
(iii) P ÷ Q means ‘P is the father of Q’.
(iv) P – Q means ‘P is the brother of Q’.

Q14. Which of the following means ‘M is niece of R’?
(a) M – T ÷ J – R
(b) T ÷ M – K
(c) K– T ÷ M – R
(d) R + T ÷ M + K
(e) None of these

S14. Ans.(d)
Sol.

Q15. Which of the following means ‘J is maternal grandfather of W’?
(a) W ÷ T ÷ J
(b) J ÷ T × W
(c) J × T × W
(d) J × T ÷ W
(e) None of these

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol.

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