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Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO 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 PO 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 exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-
Seven persons i.e. R, B, O, W, E, G and M live in a nine storey building. There are two vacant floors, both are on even numbered floor. Ground floor is numbered as first floor and top most floor is numbered as ninth floor. They like different sports i.e. Hockey, Badminton, Football, Boxing, Kabaddi, Tennis and Cricket and wears different colored T-shirt. These colors are Black, White, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow and Pink, but not necessarily in the same order. The one, who wears Green T-shirt, lives on 8th floor. The one, who likes Tennis, lives on even numbered floor. There are two floors between the one who likes Tennis and G who wears White T-shirt. There is one vacant floor just above the floor on which G lives. E likes Hockey and lives just below the floor on which W lives. There are only three people living between W and O who likes Badminton. M, who does not wear Pink T-shirt but lives on 5th floor and below W, who does not live on odd numbered floor. The one, who likes Kabaddi lives on even numbered floor but just below the one, who likes football. There is only one person living between the one who wears Black and the one who wears Yellow T-shirt. The one, who likes Cricket lives just above the floor on which R, who lives on even numbered floor, lives. One of the vacant floor is somewhere between the floor on which W and M lives. The one, who wears Black T-shirt lives just above the floor on which O lives. B wears Red T-shirt.

Q1. Who among the following wears Blue T-shirt?
W
B
M
G
R
Solution:
First of all, all the given condition is placed in a table, like, M who does not wear Pink T shirt, lives on 5th floor and below W who does not live on odd numbered floor. E likes Hockey, lives just below the floor on which W lives. One of the vacant floor is somewhere between the floor on which W and M lives. The one who wears Green T-shirt lives on 8th floor. According to these conditions, W lives on 8th floor since E lives just below W. So, W can’t be live on 6th floor. And vacant floor will be 6th floor.
The one who likes Tennis, lives on even number floor. There are two floors between the one who likes Tennis and G who wears White T shirt. There is one vacant floor just above the floor on which G lives. For this condition, the one who likes Tennis, can’t live at 2nd floor since, G can’t live at 5th floor. So, the one who likes Tennis lives on 4th floor. Then 2nd floor is vacant floor. There are only three people living between W and O who likes Badminton, then the one who likes Badminton lives on 3rd floor. The one who likes Kabaddi lives on even numbered floor but just below the one, who likes football. The one who likes Cricket lives just above the floor on which R who lives on even numbered floor, lives. The one who wears Black T-shirt lives just above the floor on which O lives. B wears Red T shirt.
Now, there is only one person live between the one who wears Black and the one who wears Yellow T- shirt. And M does not wear Pink T shirt, So he will wear Blue T shirt and O will wear Pink T-shirt. And one sport left is Boxing which G likes. So final Table is

Q2. Who among the following lives just above the floor of the one, who likes Badminton?
O
G
M
R
W
Solution:
First of all, all the given condition is placed in a table, like, M who does not wear Pink T shirt, lives on 5th floor and below W who does not live on odd numbered floor. E likes Hockey, lives just below the floor on which W lives. One of the vacant floor is somewhere between the floor on which W and M lives. The one who wears Green T-shirt lives on 8th floor. According to these conditions, W lives on 8th floor since E lives just below W. So, W can’t be live on 6th floor. And vacant floor will be 6th floor.
The one who likes Tennis, lives on even number floor. There are two floors between the one who likes Tennis and G who wears White T shirt. There is one vacant floor just above the floor on which G lives. For this condition, the one who likes Tennis, can’t live at 2nd floor since, G can’t live at 5th floor. So, the one who likes Tennis lives on 4th floor. Then 2nd floor is vacant floor. There are only three people living between W and O who likes Badminton, then the one who likes Badminton lives on 3rd floor. The one who likes Kabaddi lives on even numbered floor but just below the one, who likes football. The one who likes Cricket lives just above the floor on which R who lives on even numbered floor, lives. The one who wears Black T-shirt lives just above the floor on which O lives. B wears Red T shirt.
Now, there is only one person live between the one who wears Black and the one who wears Yellow T- shirt. And M does not wear Pink T shirt, So he will wear Blue T shirt and O will wear Pink T-shirt. And one sport left is Boxing which G likes. So final Table is

Q3. How many people live between both vacant floors?
One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Solution:
First of all, all the given condition is placed in a table, like, M who does not wear Pink T shirt, lives on 5th floor and below W who does not live on odd numbered floor. E likes Hockey, lives just below the floor on which W lives. One of the vacant floor is somewhere between the floor on which W and M lives. The one who wears Green T-shirt lives on 8th floor. According to these conditions, W lives on 8th floor since E lives just below W. So, W can’t be live on 6th floor. And vacant floor will be 6th floor.
The one who likes Tennis, lives on even number floor. There are two floors between the one who likes Tennis and G who wears White T shirt. There is one vacant floor just above the floor on which G lives. For this condition, the one who likes Tennis, can’t live at 2nd floor since, G can’t live at 5th floor. So, the one who likes Tennis lives on 4th floor. Then 2nd floor is vacant floor. There are only three people living between W and O who likes Badminton, then the one who likes Badminton lives on 3rd floor. The one who likes Kabaddi lives on even numbered floor but just below the one, who likes football. The one who likes Cricket lives just above the floor on which R who lives on even numbered floor, lives. The one who wears Black T-shirt lives just above the floor on which O lives. B wears Red T shirt.
Now, there is only one person live between the one who wears Black and the one who wears Yellow T- shirt. And M does not wear Pink T shirt, So he will wear Blue T shirt and O will wear Pink T-shirt. And one sport left is Boxing which G likes. So final Table is

Q4. Who among the following likes Kabaddi?
W
B
M
G
R
Solution:
First of all, all the given condition is placed in a table, like, M who does not wear Pink T shirt, lives on 5th floor and below W who does not live on odd numbered floor. E likes Hockey, lives just below the floor on which W lives. One of the vacant floor is somewhere between the floor on which W and M lives. The one who wears Green T-shirt lives on 8th floor. According to these conditions, W lives on 8th floor since E lives just below W. So, W can’t be live on 6th floor. And vacant floor will be 6th floor.
The one who likes Tennis, lives on even number floor. There are two floors between the one who likes Tennis and G who wears White T shirt. There is one vacant floor just above the floor on which G lives. For this condition, the one who likes Tennis, can’t live at 2nd floor since, G can’t live at 5th floor. So, the one who likes Tennis lives on 4th floor. Then 2nd floor is vacant floor. There are only three people living between W and O who likes Badminton, then the one who likes Badminton lives on 3rd floor. The one who likes Kabaddi lives on even numbered floor but just below the one, who likes football. The one who likes Cricket lives just above the floor on which R who lives on even numbered floor, lives. The one who wears Black T-shirt lives just above the floor on which O lives. B wears Red T shirt.
Now, there is only one person live between the one who wears Black and the one who wears Yellow T- shirt. And M does not wear Pink T shirt, So he will wear Blue T shirt and O will wear Pink T-shirt. And one sport left is Boxing which G likes. So final Table is

Q5. On which floor does O live?
2nd
3rd
4th
1st
7th
Solution:
First of all, all the given condition is placed in a table, like, M who does not wear Pink T shirt, lives on 5th floor and below W who does not live on odd numbered floor. E likes Hockey, lives just below the floor on which W lives. One of the vacant floor is somewhere between the floor on which W and M lives. The one who wears Green T-shirt lives on 8th floor. According to these conditions, W lives on 8th floor since E lives just below W. So, W can’t be live on 6th floor. And vacant floor will be 6th floor.
The one who likes Tennis, lives on even number floor. There are two floors between the one who likes Tennis and G who wears White T shirt. There is one vacant floor just above the floor on which G lives. For this condition, the one who likes Tennis, can’t live at 2nd floor since, G can’t live at 5th floor. So, the one who likes Tennis lives on 4th floor. Then 2nd floor is vacant floor. There are only three people living between W and O who likes Badminton, then the one who likes Badminton lives on 3rd floor. The one who likes Kabaddi lives on even numbered floor but just below the one, who likes football. The one who likes Cricket lives just above the floor on which R who lives on even numbered floor, lives. The one who wears Black T-shirt lives just above the floor on which O lives. B wears Red T shirt.
Now, there is only one person live between the one who wears Black and the one who wears Yellow T- shirt. And M does not wear Pink T shirt, So he will wear Blue T shirt and O will wear Pink T-shirt. And one sport left is Boxing which G likes. So final Table is

Directions (6-9): Following questions are based on the information given below.
‘P + Q’ means ‘P is daughter of Q’
‘P - Q’ means ‘P is son of Q’
‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘P is mother of Q’
‘P × Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’
‘P # Q’ means ‘P is wife of Q’
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is father of Q’

Q6. In the expression A ×D ÷ F # Q × Z - M, how is M related to F?
Granddaughter
Son in law
Daughter in law
CND
None of these
Solution:

Q7. In the expression A #B – M × R ÷ S, how is A related to M?
daughter in law
Son in law
Cousin
Grandson
None of these
Solution:

Q8. In which of the following expression A is the niece of E is definitely true?
A #B – C × E ÷ D
A ×D ÷ F # E × B - C
A ×B +C × E - D
B ×A +C × E - D
None of these
Solution:

Q9. In which of the following expression D is the mother in law of B is definitely true?
A #B – C × E ÷ D
A * B × C # D
A ×B +C × E - D
B ×A +C × E - D
None of these
Solution:

Directions (10-12): Each of these questions is based on the following information:

There are eight members in a family A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H, among them only two are married couples. C is mother in law of E. A is grandfather of B. H is brother in law of E. A has only two sons. D has no son. F and A are siblings. D has no son. F is the uncle of D. B and G are siblings.

Q10. Who among the following is C’s brother in law?
F
A
B
C
None of these
Solution:

Q11. How is D related to G’s mother?
Wife
Daughter
Son
None of these
Husband
Solution:

Q12. How is B related to H?
Nephew
aunt
Niece
None of these
Son
Solution:

Directions (13-15): 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 and give answer.

Q13. Five friends J, K, L, M and N sit on the row facing towards north direction. What is the position N with respect to K?
I. K is second from either side and N is at the extreme end of the row.
II. J and M sits adjacent to K. J does not sit left of the K.
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.
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.
if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:

Q14. Who among A, B, C, D, E and F is the smallest? I. D and C are smaller than A but both taller than E. E is not the smallest. II. F is shorter than B.
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.
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.
if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
Therefore, from both the statements we can come to a conclusion that F is the smallest.

Q15. If all persons are facing same direction, then how many persons are sitting in a row? Statements: I. A is on 15th position from the right end of the row. B is on 9th position from the right end of the row. II. M is 7th to the right of A and 4th to the left of B.
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.
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.
if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:

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