# Reasoning Questions for IDBI PO Exam 2017

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below is given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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.
Q1. Statements:
All stars are poles.
All poles are darks.
Some darks are nets.
All nets are days.
Conclusions:
I. Some nets are stars.
II. some darks are stars.
III. Some days are darks.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) All I, II and III follow
(e) None of these

Q2. Statements:
Some moons are weeks.
Some weeks are years.
All years are boxes.
All boxes are trains.
Conclusions:
I. Some trains are weeks.
II. Some boxes are weeks.
III. Some trains are moons.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) All, I, II and III follow
(e) None of these
Q3. Statements:
Some stones are rocks.
All rocks are rivers.
All rivers are points.
Some points are cards.
Conclusions:
I. Some cards are stones.
II. Some rivers are stones.
III. Some cards are rivers.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only II and III follow

Q4. Statements:
All wolfs are rats.
All rats are glasses.
Some glasses are plates.
Some plates are carpets.
Conclusions:
I. Some plates are wolfs.
II. Some glasses are wolfs.
III. Some carpets are rats.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only I and II follow
Q5. Statements:
All times are jungles.
All jungles are hours.
All hours are buildings.
All buildings are villages.
Conclusions:
I. Some villages are hours.
II. Some buildings are jungles.
III. Some hours are times.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) All I, II and III follow
(e) None of these
Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them lives on a different floor in the same building which is numbered from 1st to 7th.
B sits fourth to the left of the person living on the 6th floor. Either B or the person living on the 6th floor sits at the extreme ends of the line.
Only one person sits between B and G. G lives on the 3rd floor. The person living on the 1st floor sits third to right of D. D is not an immediate neighbour of G. Only one person lives between E and the person who lives on the 2nd floor.
A and C are immediate neighbours of each other. A does not live on the 6th floor. One who lives on the 5th floor sits third to right of the one who lives on the 7th floor.
Q6. Who amongst the following lives on the 4th floor?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) F
Q7. On which of the following floors does E live?
(a) 1st
(b) 2nd
(c) 5th
(d) 6th
(e) 7th
Q8.Who lives floor number 6th?
(a) E
(b) C
(c) D
(d) B
(e) A
Q9. Which of the following is true with respect to the given arrangement?
(a) The one who lives on the 5th floor is an immediate neighbour of D.
(b) F lives on the 1st floor.
(c) E sits second to the left of the person who lives on the 2nd floor.
(d) C and F are immediate neighbours of each other.
(e) The one who lives on the 4th floor sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
Q10. If all the persons are made to live in alphabetical order from the bottom-most floor to the topmost floor (i.e. A lives on the 1st floor, B lives on the 2nd floor and finally G lives on the 7th floor), who would still live on the same floor as the original arrangement?
(a) C
(b) F
(c) G
(d) E
(e) D
Directions (11-12): Study the following information and answer the questions given:

Sharwan walked 5 m towards north from point A and reached point B. He took a right turn from point B and walked 7 m and reached point C. He took a right turn from point C and walked 10m to reach point D. He took another right turn from point D and walked 6 m to reach point E.Sharwan took a right turn from point E and walked 5 m to reach point F.
Q11. How far and in which direction is point F from point A?
(a) 1m towards east
(b) 1m towards south
(c) 1m towards north
(d) 1m towards west
(e) Point A coincides with point F
Q12. What was the total distance that Sharwan walked?
(a) 35m
(b) 38m
(c) 32m
(d) 31m
(e) None of these
Directions (13-14): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:
Each of the five friends P, Q, R, S and T travel different distances to their workplaces. P travels more than Q but less than T. S travels more than only R. The only who travels the most, travels 30 km. Q travels 15 km to his workplace.
Q13. Who amongst the following possibly travels 5 km to the workplace?
(a) P
(b) R
(c) S
(d) T
(e) Either R or S
Q14. Who amongst the following possibly travels 20 km to his workplace?
(a) P
(b) R
(c) S
(d) T
(e) Either P or S
Q15. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word MODERN, each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

(e) More than three