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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 (1-2): In the following questions the symbols #,*, @, \$ and © are used with the following meanings:

1) A # B means A is greater than B.
2) A * B means A is greater than or equal to B.
3) A @ B means A is equal to B.
4) A \$ B means A is less than B.
5) A © B means A is less than or equal to B.

Now in each of the following questions, assuming the three statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are true. Give answer.

Q1. Statements: P # Q, R \$ P, R * 0
Conclusions: I. Q # R
II. Q \$ R
if only conclusion I is true
if only conclusion II is true
if either conclusion I or II is true
if neither conclusion I nor II is true
if both conclusions I and II are true..
Solution:
I. Q # R (false)              II. Q \$ R (false)

Q2. Statements: P © Q, T @ R, R # P
Conclusions: I. T # Q
II. Q * T
if only conclusion I is true
if only conclusion II is true
if either conclusion I or II is true
if neither conclusion I nor II is true
if both conclusions I and II are true
Solution:
I. T #Q (false)                   II. Q * T (false)

Q3. Pointing to a photograph, Rahul said “She is the wife of my grandfather’s only child” then how Rahul is related to the photograph?
Son
Husband
Daughter
Can’t be determined
Father
Solution:

Q4. Rahul is walking on an empty road after a while he noticed that his shadow is falling to his right. In which direction Rahul is walking?
North
West
South
None of these
Either a or c
Solution:
There are two possible cases when the boy walking towards north and sun is in west direction than the shadow

Q5. There are five sticks i.e. A, B, C, D and E all are of different length, B’s length is greater than only D. A’s length is greater than B and C but A is not the lengthiest. Then which stick is the lengthiest among them?
E
B
A
D
C
Solution:
As it is given that B is greater than only D (B >D). And A is greater than B and C but A is not the lengthiest, hence we can deduce the following results from the given statements
E > A > C > B > D

Directions (6-10): In each of the question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. 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: Some cars are bus.
Some buses are Caravan.
Some Caravan are Trucks.
Conclusions: I. All car are Bus.
II. Some cars are not Caravan.
III. All Caravans are bus.
IV. No bus is caravan.
Only I follows
Only II follows
Only either I or III follows
Only either III or IV follows
None of these
Solution:

Q7. Statements: Only Pen are copies
Some pencils are pen
No Pencil are Stationary
Some copy are stationary
Conclusions: I. some copy are not pencil
II. Some stationary being pencil is a possibility
III. All Pen being stationary is a possibility
IV. All copies are pen
Only either I or III follows
Only II follows
Only I and IV follows
None of these
None Follows
Solution:

Q8. Statements: Some rooms are curtains.
Some windows are Doors.
Only Doors are Curtains.
No Door is Varanda.
Conclusions: I. All Windows are Varanda.
II. No Room is varanda.
III. No varanda is Window.
IV. Some Room are not varanda.
Only I and III follows
Only IV follows
Only I and IV follows
None of these
Only IV and either I or III follows
Solution:

Q9. Statements: Only Coffee is Tea.
Only Tasty is Tea.
Some Coffee is Sugar.
No Sugar is Tasty.
Conclusions: I. Some sugar is Tea
II. No Tea is Sugar.
III. Some Tasty are Coffee.
IV. Some tasty are Tea.
Only I and III follows
Only IV follows
Only II, III and IV follows
All Follows
Only IV and either I or II follows
Solution:

Q10. Statements: Some keyboards are mouse.
All monitor is screen.
No keyboard is a screen.
Conclusions: I. Some mouse is not monitor.
II. Some keyboards are monitor.
III. All Mouse being Monitor is a possibility.
IV. All Monitor being Mouse is a possibility.
Only either I or III follows
Only II follows
Only I and IV follows
None of these
None Follows
Solution:

Eight actors A, B, C, D, E, F, G, & H play for three different stage shows Dance 3+, DID and IGT and all of them wear eight different clothes viz. Sari, Hanfu, Kimono, Habnok, Sherwani, Tembel Hat, Sarong and Thawb not necessarily in the same order. At least two and not more than three actors play for the same stage show. B plays for DID and wears Sari. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+. No one from IGT wears Thawb. The only other person in same stage show with B wears Kimono. E wears Thawb and F wears Hanfu. H does not wear Kimono and plays for the same stage show with E. A and G both play for IGT. The one who plays for IGT does not wear Tembel Hat. G does not wear Sarong.

Q11. Which cloth does G wear?
Sarong
Sherwani
Tembel Hat
None of these
Cannot be determined
Solution:
First of all, place all the given condition according to their actors. B plays for DID and wears Sari. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+. The only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. E wears Thawb and F wears Hanfu. A and G both play for IGT.

Now, the only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. That means, only two artist  plays in DID. H does not wear Kimono and plays for the same stage show with E. Now, we know DID is full, we have only two option for H and E that is either Dance 3+ or IGT but there is a condition that at least two and not more than three actors play for the same stage show and No one from IGT wears Thawb. So, H and E plays in Dance 3+. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+ that means he plays for IGT. The one who plays for IGT does not wear Tembel Hat that means H wears Tembel Hat. G does not wear Sarong then A wears Sarong and G wears Sherwani. Now only one artist is left who plays for DID, is D.

Q12. Who wears Kimono?
D
G
H
D or G
None of these
Solution:
First of all, place all the given condition according to their actors. B plays for DID and wears Sari. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+. The only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. E wears Thawb and F wears Hanfu. A and G both play for IGT.

Now, the only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. That means, only two artist  plays in DID. H does not wear Kimono and plays for the same stage show with E. Now, we know DID is full, we have only two option for H and E that is either Dance 3+ or IGT but there is a condition that at least two and not more than three actors play for the same stage show and No one from IGT wears Thawb. So, H and E plays in Dance 3+. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+ that means he plays for IGT. The one who plays for IGT does not wear Tembel Hat that means H wears Tembel Hat. G does not wear Sarong then A wears Sarong and G wears Sherwani. Now only one artist is left who plays for DID, is D.

Q13. Which stage show has only two of the eight actors?
Dance 3+
IGT
DID
IGT or Dance 3+
Cannot be determined
Solution:
First of all, place all the given condition according to their actors. B plays for DID and wears Sari. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+. The only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. E wears Thawb and F wears Hanfu. A and G both play for IGT.

Now, the only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. That means, only two artist  plays in DID. H does not wear Kimono and plays for the same stage show with E. Now, we know DID is full, we have only two option for H and E that is either Dance 3+ or IGT but there is a condition that at least two and not more than three actors play for the same stage show and No one from IGT wears Thawb. So, H and E plays in Dance 3+. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+ that means he plays for IGT. The one who plays for IGT does not wear Tembel Hat that means H wears Tembel Hat. G does not wear Sarong then A wears Sarong and G wears Sherwani. Now only one artist is left who plays for DID, is D.

Q14. Which of the following group of actors play for IGT?
D, A, G
A, G, F
A, C, E
A, C, G
None of these
Solution:
First of all, place all the given condition according to their actors. B plays for DID and wears Sari. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+. The only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. E wears Thawb and F wears Hanfu. A and G both play for IGT.

Now, the only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. That means, only two artist  plays in DID. H does not wear Kimono and plays for the same stage show with E. Now, we know DID is full, we have only two option for H and E that is either Dance 3+ or IGT but there is a condition that at least two and not more than three actors play for the same stage show and No one from IGT wears Thawb. So, H and E plays in Dance 3+. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+ that means he plays for IGT. The one who plays for IGT does not wear Tembel Hat that means H wears Tembel Hat. G does not wear Sarong then A wears Sarong and G wears Sherwani. Now only one artist is left who plays for DID, is D.

Q15. Which of the following combinations of stage show, actor & cloth is correct? (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
IGT – A – Tembel Hat
DID – B – Kimono
Dance 3+ – H – Sari
Dance 3+ – G – Sherwani
None of these
Solution:
First of all, place all the given condition according to their actors. B plays for DID and wears Sari. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+. The only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. E wears Thawb and F wears Hanfu. A and G both play for IGT.

Now, the only other person in same stage show with B, wears Kimono. That means, only two artist  plays in DID. H does not wear Kimono and plays for the same stage show with E. Now, we know DID is full, we have only two option for H and E that is either Dance 3+ or IGT but there is a condition that at least two and not more than three actors play for the same stage show and No one from IGT wears Thawb. So, H and E plays in Dance 3+. C wears Habnok but do not play for Dance 3+ that means he plays for IGT. The one who plays for IGT does not wear Tembel Hat that means H wears Tembel Hat. G does not wear Sarong then A wears Sarong and G wears Sherwani. Now only one artist is left who plays for DID, is D.