Reasoning Questions for RBI Assistant Mains

The 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 about what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
During a meeting, there are eight presidents A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H of eight different countries viz. India, Brazil, Denmark, Russia, Japan, Canada, South Africa and Italy are present but not necessarily in the same order. They all are seated around a circular table facing towards the centre at an equal distance.
H is seated third to the left of A and immediate near to the president of Russia and South Africa. The president of Denmark is seated third to the right of D. B is seated second to the right of the president of Canada, who is not near to A. The president of Russia is seated third to the right of C and opposite to the president of Italy. There are only two presidents between E and D . President of India is seated immediate to the left of G. The president of Brazil is seated second to the right of E but not near to B.

Q1. Who is immediate right of C?
(a) President of South Africa
(b) President of India
(c) President of Japan
(d) President of Denmark

Q2. Who is the president of Japan?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) A
(d) H
(e) E

Q3. If ‘A’ is related to ‘South Africa’ and ‘F’ is related to ‘Italy’ in a certain way, which of the following would ‘C’ be related to in the same pattern?
(a) Japan
(c) Denmark
(d) Brazil
(e) Russia

Q4. Which of the following statement is true with respect to the given information?
(a) There is exactly one President between E and the President of Russia
(b) F is third to the right of the president Denmark
(c) A is seated immediate right of the president of Brazil
(d) The president of Canada is sitting fourth to the right of President of Italy
(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following pair of presidents is sitting opposite to each other?
(a) F and the president of Denmark
(b) E and F
(c) The president of Russia and Brazil
(d) The president of India and President of Japan
(e) None of these

Solution(1-5):

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): In each question below are given three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. 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 follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6. Statements:
a. All lifts are pulleys.
b. Some pulleys are chains.
c. All chains are bells.
Conclusions
I. Some bells are lifts.
II. No bell is lift.
III. Some pulleys are bells.
IV. All chains are pulleys.
(a) None follows
(b) Only either I or II follows
(c) Only III and IV follow
(d) Only either I or II and III follow
(e) None of these

Q7. Statements:
c. No television is a magazine.
Conclusions:
I. No pager is a magazine.
II. No radio is a magazine.
III. Some radios are not magazines.
IV. Some pager are televisions.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I and II follow
(c) Only either I or II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) None of these

Q8. Statements:
a.Some doors are windows.
b. All windows are white.
c. Some white are brown
Conclusions:
I. Some windows are brown.
II. All doors are white.
III. Some doors are white.
IV. No window is brown.
(a) Only II follows
(b) Only III follows
(c) Only IV follows
(d) Only either I or IV and III follow
(e) None of these

Q9. Statements:
a.Some ants are insects.
b. All ants are butterflies.
c. All insects are snakes.
Conclusions:
I. Some snakes are ants.
II. Some butterflies are insects.
III. Some snakes are butterflies.
IV. Some insects are ants.
(a) None follows
(b) Only either I or III follows
(c) All follow
(d) Only IV follows
(e) None of these

Q10. Statements:
a. Some pages are papers.
b. Some papers are cars.
c. No car is white.
Conclusions
I. Some papers are not white.
II. No papers are white.
III. Some papers are white.
IV. Some pages are white.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only I and IV follow
(c) Only I, III and IV follow
(d) Only either II or III follows
(e) None of these

Solution (6-10):

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S7. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Directions (11-15): 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–

Q11. On which day in April is P's birthday?
I. P was born exactly 28 years after his mother was born.
II. His mother will be 55 years 4 months and 5 days on August 18 this year.
(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question
(b) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
(c) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question
(d) If the data in both the statements together are needed.
(e) If the data in neither I nor II is sufficient.

Q12. How many visitors saw the exhibition yesterday?
I. Each entry pass holder can take up to three persons with him/her.
II. In all, 243 passes were sold yesterday
(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question
(b) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
(c) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question
(d) If the data in both the statements together are needed.
(e) If the data in neither I nor II is sufficient.

Q13. In a code, 'lee pee tin' means 'Always keep smiling'. What is the code for smiling?
I. 'tin lut lee' means 'Always keep left'.
II. 'dee pee' means 'Rose smiling.
(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question
(b) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
(c) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question
(d) If the data in both the statements together are needed.
(e) If the data in neither I nor II is sufficient.

Q14. M, P, Q and K are four friends. Who among them is the heaviest ''
I. P is heavier than M and K but lighter than Q.
II.M is lighter than P and Q but heavier than K.
(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question
(b) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
(c) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question
(d) If the data in both the statements together are needed.
(e) If the data in neither I nor II is sufficient.

Q15. Among K, L, M, N, O and P each has different age, who is the youngest among them?
I.L is younger than only K, and P. N is neither the oldest nor the youngest
II.M is older than N but not the oldest
(a) Only I
(b) Only II
(c) Both I and II
(d) Either I or II
(e) Neither I nor II

Solutions(11-15):

S11. Ans. (d)
Sol. Clearly, the birthday of P's mother can be found out from II and then P's birthday can be determined using the fact given in I. Thus, both the statements are required.

S12. Ans. (e)
Sol. From the two statements, we find that maximum (243 x 3)  i.e, 729 visitors saw the exhibition, But the exact number cannot be determined.

S13. Ans. (c)
Sol.  'pee' represents 'smiling'
We can find the answers by Either the statement I or II alone.

S14. Ans. (a)
Sol. From I, Q > P > M/K > M/K

S15. Ans. (c)
Sol.  From both statement I and II- K/P >K/P>L>M>N>O