Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Reasoning Ability Quiz 144 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the following questions a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the question along with the statements and decide the information given in which statements(s) is sufficient to answer the questions:

1. Among P, Q, R, S, T and U, who is smaller than only the tallest ?
I) Q is taller than P  and T.
II) U is smaller than R and S but taller than Q.
III) T is smaller than R, who is not the tallest.
1) Only I and II 2) Only I and III 3)  Only II and III 4)  All I, II and III are necessary 5) None of these

2. How is P related to Q ?
I) R, S and Q are siblings.
II) R is the only maternal aunt of U, who is the only daughter of S.
III) S's father is married to P's wife, who has three children.
1) Only I and II 2) Only I and III 3)  Only II and III 4)  All I, II and III are necessary 5) None of these

3. Who among A, B, C and D is in white shirt ? Each of them is wearing a shirt of different colour viz.Red, Yellow, White and Green but not necessarily in the same order ?
I) A is not wearing Red shirt.
II) B is in Yellow shirt but C is neither in Red nor in Green shirt.
III) D is either in Red or Yellow shirt.
1)  Only I 2)  Only II 3) Only I and III 4) Only I and II 5)  Only II and III

4. How many students are there between X and Y in a column of 50 students ?
I) Y is twenty first from the last and X is twenty second from the top.
II) X is two places away towards last from Z, who is sixth from the top, and Y is second from the la st.
III) Y is sixteen places away from V, who is sixteen from the last.
1)  Only I 2)  Only II 3)  Only III 4) Both I and II 5)  Either I or II

5. In a certain code language 'you are fine' is written as 'no la so'. How is 'fine' written in that code language ?
I) ' A fine dramatic story' is written as 'la jo ni da'.
II) 'Fine creative art' is written as 'qa la yo'.
III) 'New wonderful fine illusion' is written as 'chi su la tic'.
1)  Only I 2)  Only II 3)Only III 4)  Only I and II 5)  Any of I, II and III is sufficient

Direction (Q. 6-10): In the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true find out  which conclusion(s) is/are definitely true and give answer:
1) If only conclusion I is true. 2) If only conclusion II is true. 3) If either conclusion I or II is true. 4) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true. 5) If of both conclusion I and II are true.

6. Statement:  K < L, L = Q, Q > S
Conclusion: I.K < S II.S > K

7. Statement:  N > O, R ≥ T, O ≤ R
Conclusion: I.N > R II.O ≥T

8. Statement:  Q < S, S = M, M ≤U
Conclusion: I.M > Q II.Q < U

9. Statement:  D = E, E ≤ Q, L > Q
Conclusion: I.D ≤ Q II.E < L

10. Statement:  D > E, E = N, N < M
Conclusion: I.D = N II.M < D


Answers :-

1.  4; From I : Q > P > T or Q > T > P
From II : R > S > U > Q or S > R > U > Q
From III : R > T, but R is not the tallest.
From I, II and III : S > R > U > Q > T > P  Or   S > R > U > Q > P > T

2.2; From I : R, S, Q are siblings.
From II : R is the only maternal aunt of U and S is either mother of father of U.
From III : P is S’s father and has three children.
From I and III: P is father of R, S and Q.

3.2; From: A – > Red
From II: B  – > Yellow
C  – > Red or Green. Clearly C is in White shirt.
From III :  D   – >  Either Red  or Yellow.  II alone  is sufficient.

4.5; From I: Number of student between X and Y = 50 – (21 + 22) = 7
From II : Number of student between X and Y = 50 – ( 8 + 2) = 40
From III : Nothing is given about Y.
So, Either I alone or II alone is sufficient.

5.5; You are fine – > no la so ............. (i)
From I: a fine dramatic story – > la jo ni da .............. (ii)
From II: fine creative art – > qa la yo................ (iii)
From III: new wonderful fine illusion  – >  chi su la tic ............... (iv)
from (i) and (ii) fine  la ( I alone is sufficient).
from (i) and (iii) fine  la (II alone is sufficient).
from (i) and (iv) fine  la (III alone is sufficient).


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