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Reasoning Ability Quiz For IBPS Clerk Prelims 2022- 28th July

Directions (1-5): Answer the questions based on the information given below.
There are eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H who live in a building having four floors such that the ground floor is numbered as 1 and the floor immediately above the ground floor is numbered as 2 and so on up to the top floor is numbered as 4.
Each of the floors consists of two types of flats i.e., flat-A and flat -B. Flat-A of floor 2 is immediately above the flat – A of floor 1 and immediately below flat – A of floor 3 and in the same way flat -B of floor 2 is immediately above the flat – B of floor 1 and immediately below the flat-B of floor 3 and so on. Also, flat -A is in the west of flat-B. Only one person lives in each flat. Each of the flats is of the same dimension.
G lives in flat-B. H lives to the west of F. H and A live in the same type of flat. A lives above H. C and B live on the same floor. B lives below the floor of D and both live in the same type of flat. E lives above G. E and G do not live in the same type of flat. There is one floor between G and F’s floor. E lives on an even-numbered floor.

Q1. Who among the following lives in Flat A of floor 3?
(a) D
(b) A
(c) G
(d) B
(e) None of these

Q2. Who lives immediately above G in same type of flat as G lives?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) A
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q3. Who among the following lives in Flat A of floor 2?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) C
(d) None of these
(e) E

Q4. Who lives exactly between G and F in the same type of flat?
(a) D
(b) A
(c) B
(d) Either E or D
(e) E

Q5. Which of the following statement is true?
(a) D lives below F in the same type of flat
(b) A lives above D
(c) E and H live on consecutive floors
(d) D lives west of E
(e) B and F live in same type of flat

Directions (6-10): Answer the questions based on the information given below.
Ten boxes M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, and V are kept above one another such that the bottommost box is 1 and the box above it is 2 and so on. Three boxes are kept between Box V and Box S. Box Q is kept just above Box U and both the boxes are kept above Box V. Four boxes are kept between Box Q and Box N. Three boxes are kept between Box T and Box R which is not kept above Box N. Three boxes are kept between Box M and Box O. At most 2 boxes are kept below O. The number of boxes kept below Box O is same as the number of boxes kept above Box V.

Q6. Which of the following statements is/are true?
(a) Two boxes are kept between box U and box T
(b) Box M is kept just above Box N
(c) Box R is bottommost box
(d) Box U is topmost box
(e) None of the above

Q7. Which box is kept just above box P?
(a) O
(b) R
(c) M
(d) S
(e) Either O or M

Q8. How many boxes are kept between Box M and Box P?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) Five

Q9. Which of the following box is the bottommost box?
(a) R
(b) T
(c) P
(d) S
(e) None of these

Q10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that doesn’t belong to that group?
(a) Box Q and V
(b) Box V and T
(c) Box T and S
(d) Box S and R
(e) Box O and R

Directions (11-13): In the following questions assuming the given statement to be true, find which of the conclusion(s) among given conclusions is/are definitely true and then give your answers accordingly.

Q11. Statement: X = P ≥ Q = R > S, S < T ≤ U = V < W
Conclusions: I. X > S
II. R < W
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Either I or II is true
(d) Neither I nor II is true
(e) Both I and II are true

Q12. Statement: C = A ≥ D > B, B < E ≥ F > G > H
Conclusions: I. C > G
II. H < E
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Either I or II is true
(d) Neither I nor II is true
(e) Both I and II are true

Q13. Statement: I < J ≤ K, K = L ≥ M, M > N ≥ O > P
Conclusions: I. P < K
II. L > O
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Either I or II is true
(d) Neither I nor II is true
(e) Both I and II are true

Q14. Which of the following symbols will replace the blanks in the given expression in order to make the expression U < V & X > Y definitely true?
Z > V ≥ W _____ Y = U _____ X
(a) =, <
(b) =, >
(c) <, >
(d) >, <
(e) None of the above

Q15. Which of the following symbols will replace the blanks in the given expression in order to make the expression E ≥ H & F > J definitely true?
D > E = F ≥ G _____ H > I _____ J
(a) >, =
(b) <, =
(c) ≥, ≥
(d) ≤, ≤
(e) None of the above

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