Reasoning Questions for Indian Bank PGDBF

Directions (1-5): In each of the question-sets below are two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

(a) if only conclusion I follows.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
(e) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

Q1. Statements:
All softy are bags.
Some bags are points.
No points is a calls.
Conclusions:
I. All softy being points is a possibility.
II. No calls is a bags.



Q2.Statements:
All softy are bags.
Some bags are points.
No points is a calls.
Conclusions:
I. All calls being softy is a possibility.
II. At least some bags are softy.

Q3.Statements:
All softy are bags.
Some bags are points.
No points is a calls.
Conclusions:
I. At least some calls are bags.
II. No calls is a softy.

Q4.Statements:
Some ponds are bowls.
All bowls are earns.
Conclusions:
I. At least some ponds are earns.
II. All earns being ponds is a possibility.

Q5.Statements:
Some ponds are bowls.
All bowls are earns.
Conclusions:
I. No earns is a ponds.
II. All bowls being ponds is a possibility.

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, $ and © are used with the following meaning as illustrated below:

‘P # Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is neither equal to nor smaller than Q’.
‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’.
‘P $ Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q6.Statements: X @ Y Y © W, B $ W
Conclusions: I. W # X II. B © Y III. W $ X
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only III is true
(d) Only either I or III is true
(e)All are true

Q7.Statements: A $ B, B % M, K © M
Conclusions: I. K © B II. M @ A III. A © K
(a) Only I and III are true
(b) Only II and III are true
(c) Only I and II are true
(d) All are true
(e)None of these

Q8.Statements: K # T, T $ X, X@ Y
Conclusions: I. Y $ T II. K # X III. T $ Y
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only I and II are true
(d) Only II and III are true
(e)All are true

Q9. Statements: A # F, R @ F, B © R
Conclusions: I. A # R II. F # B III. B © A
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only III is true
(d)Only either I or III is true
(e)All are true

Q10.Statements: A © R, R % B, B @ N
Conclusions: I. A © N II. N $ R III. A© B
(a) Only I and II are true
(b) Only II and III are true
(c) Only I and III are true
(d) All are true
(e)None of these

Directions (11-15): Each of the following 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.
(a) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
(b) 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.
(c) if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.

Q11.Who amongst A, B, C, D and E is the tallest?
I. A is taller than B. E is not the tallest.
II. C is taller than A. D is not the tallest.

Q12.In which direction is point A, with reference to point B?
I. Point D is to the east of point A. Point A is to the south of point F.
II. Point F is to the north-west to point B. Point D is to the north of point B.

Q13.In which month of the year did Akshit go abroad for a vacation?
I. Akshitcorrectly remembers that he went for a vacation in the first half of the year.
II. Akshit’s son correctly remembers that they went for a vacation after 31st March but before 1st May.

Q14.On which day of the same week is Mohit’s exam scheduled (Monday being the first day of the week)?
I. Mohit correctly remembers that his exam is scheduled on a day after Tuesday, but before Thursday of the same week.
II. Mohit’s father correctly remembers that Mohit’s exam is scheduled on the third day of the week.

Q15.How many marks has Shubhi scored in the test? (Maximum marks 20)
I. Shubhi scored two-digit marks. Her marks were not in decimals.
II. Shubhi scored more than 9 marks in the test.