Night Class: Reasoning Quiz for RBI/IBPS Exam

Directions(1-5): Each of the questions below starts with a few statements, followed by four conclusions numbered 1, 2, 3 and 4. You have to consider every given statement as true, even if it does not conform to the accepted facts. Read the conclusions carefully and then decide which of the conclusion(s) logically follow(s) from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q1. Statements:
I. Some biscuits are sweets
II. Some puddings are biscuits
III. All sweets are marshmallow
1. Some sweets are biscuits
2. Some sweets are not biscuits
3. Some marshmallow are biscuits
4. Some puddings are sweets
(a) 1 and 3 follow
(b) 1, 3 and 4 follow
(c) Either 1 or 2 and 3 follow
(d) All of the above
(e) None of these

Q2. Statements:
I. All temples are preacher
II. All preachers are Renaissance
III. All Renaissance are courts
1. Some courts are temples
2. All preachers are courts
3. Some Renaissance are temples
4. All preachers are temples
(a) Only 1 and 2 follow
(b) Only 1 and 3 follow
(c) Either 1 or 4 follow
(d) Only 1,2 and 3 follow
(e) None of these

Q3. Statements:
I. Some diligence are temper
II. All temper are emotions
III. Some emotions are love
1. Some temper are love
2. Some love are diligence
3. All emotions are temper
4. Some emotions are diligence
(a) Only 3 follows
(b) Only 4 follows.
(c) Only 3 and 4 follows
(d) All of the above
(e) None of these

Q4. Statements:
I. Some barbers are fake
II. No fake are businessmen
III. Some businessmen are tourist
1. No fake are tourist
2. Some tourist are not fake
3. Some fake are tourist
4. Some barbers are not businessmen
(a) All follow
(b) Either 1 and 4 or 3 and 4 follow
(c) Either 1 and 2 or 3 and 2 follow
(d) Either 1 or 3 and 2 and 4 follow
(e) None of these

Q5. Statements:
I. Some books are schools
II. Some teachers are books
III. All schools are observers
1. Some schools are books
2. Some schools are not books
3. Some observers are books
4. Some teachers are schools
(a) Either 1 or 2 and 3 follow
(b) 1, 3, and 4 follow
(c) 1 and 3 follow
(d) All of the above
(e) None of these

Directions(6-10): Study the following information and answer the questions given below it.

Eight friends Amber, Bryan, Candace, Douglas, Emily, Florence, Gale and Harry are sitting around a circle facing the centre. Emily is third to the left of Gale who is to the immediate right of Bryan who is third to the left of Amber. Harry is second to the left of Florence who is not an immediate neighbour of Emily. Douglas is not an immediate neighbour of Bryan.


Q6. Who is second to the right of Bryan?
(a) Florence
(b) Amber
(c) Harry
(d) Douglas
(e) None of these

Q7. Which of the following pairs has the first person to the immediate left of second person?
(a) Gale Bryan
(b) Amber Florence
(c) Candace Emily
(d) Harry Douglas
(e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following is the correct position of Bryan with respect to Douglas?
(a) Second to the right
(b) Second to the left
(c) Third to the right
(d) Third to the left
(e) None of these

Q9. Who sits between Amber and Douglas?
(a) Florence
(b) Emily
(c) Gale
(d) Bryan
(e) Harry

Q10. What is Emily's position with respect to Candace?
(a) To the immediate right
(b) To the immediate left
(c) Second to the right
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q11. Lisa said to Tina, “You are the daughter-in-law of the grandmother of my father’s only son.” How is Lisa related to Tina?
(a) Aunt
(b) Sister
(c) Mother
(d) None of these
(e) Cannot be determined

‘My father’s only son’ is my (Lisa’s) brother. Tina is daughter-in-law of grandmother of
(Lisa’s) brother. Tina thus can be their mother (wife of grandmother’s only son). However as it is not mentioned that the grandmother has only one son, Tina can be wife of grandmother’s other son i.e. Tina could also be their aunt.

Q12. Pointing to a person in a photograph, Arthur said, “His only brother is the father of my daughter’s father”. How is the gentleman related to Arthur?”
(a) Uncle
(b) Brother-in-law
(c) Father
(d) Grandfather
(e) None of these

‘Father of Arthur’s daughter’s father means-Arthur’s father. Thus, the man’s brother is Arthur’s father or the man is the brother of Arthur’s father i.e. Uncle of Arthur.

Q13. Pointing at a person, Abhishek said, ‘His mother is the wife of my father’s son.
Brothers and sisters I have none’. How is the person related to Abhishek?
(a) His cousin
(b) His nephew
(c) His uncle
(d) His son
(e) None of these

My (Abhishek’s) father’s son will be Abhishek himself as he has no brother or sister. Abhishek’s wife is mother of the person in the portrait. The portrait is thus of Abhishek’s own son.

Q14. Amber said to Sonia, ‘Your only brother’s son is my wife’s brother’. How is Sonia related to the Amber’s wife?
(a) Daughter
(b) Sister in law
(c) Sister
(d) Aunt
(e) Mother

Sonia is Amber’s wife’s father’s sister. i.e. “Aunt”.

Q15. Pointing to a photograph, Abby said, “I have no brother or sister but that man’s father is my father’s son.” Whose photograph was it?
(a) His son’s
(b) His father’s
(c) His nephew’s
(d) His own
(e) None of these

Since Abby has no brother or sister so his father’s son is the man himself and so the man who is talking is the father of the man in the photograph i.e. the man in the photograph is his son.