Reasoning Ability Quiz 3 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): In these questions relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by three conclusions. Read both the statements and then decide which of the  conclusions follows from the given statements.

1. Statements: :  A < B, D < C, B = C
Conclusions: I.  D < B II.  A = B III.  C > A
1) Only II follows 2) Only I and III follow 3) Only I follows 4) Only III follows 5) None follows

2. Statements: E < D, F = G, E ≥F
     Conclusions: I. G≤E II.  F < D III.  D > G
1) Only I and II follow 2) Only II and III follow 3) Only I and III follow 4) None follows 5) None of these


3. Statements: H≤I, I ≥H G = H
          Conclusions: I.J > G II. H≤J III.  I≥G
1) Only II follows 2) Only I and II follow 3) Only III follows 4) Only II and III follow 5) None of these


4. Statements: J≤K, K≥L, L = M
          Conclusions: I. J ≤L II. M > K III.  M ≥J
1) Only I follows 2) Only II follows 3) Only III follows 4) None follows 5) All follow


5. Statements: M = N, N > O, O≥P
          Conclusions: I.  M > P II.  P < N III.  O < M
1) Only I and II follow 2) Only II and III follow 3) Only III follows 4) All follow 5) None of these

 

Directions (Q. 6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. Read all the three statements and give answer


6. There are seven letters, C, O, R, T, Y, I and V. What is the word formed after performing the following operations using these seven letters only?

I. R is placed fifth to the right of V. C and T are not placed immediately next to either R or V.
II. I is placed to the immediate left of C but is not an immediate neighbour of R. O is placed second to the left of Y.
III. Both I and O are placed immediately next to R.


1) Only I and III are sufficient to answer the question.
2) Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.
3) Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.
4) All I, II and III are required to answer the question.
5) Question cannot be answered even with all, I, II and III.

7. How is ‘season’ coded in a code language?
I. ‘rainy season is too beautiful’ is coded as ‘lo ke pe zo go’ and ‘climate too cool’ is coded as ‘ke  al me’.
II. ‘winter season is chilling’ is coded as ‘zo go ye te’ and ‘winter chilling’ is coded as ‘te ye’.
III. ‘enjoy the weather’ is coded as ‘be ce da’ and ‘weather are beautiful’ is coded as ‘da fe pe’.
1) Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.
2) Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.
3) Only III and I are sufficient to answer the question.
4) All I, II and III are required to answer the question.
5) Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III.


8. Six friends, M, N, O, P, Q and R are sitting around a circular table and they are facing towards the centre of the table. Who sits between M and O?

I. M is facing N and O is facing R, who is on the immediate left of M.
II. Q is on the immediate left of O, who is not an immediate neighbour of M. P is an immediate neighbour of N and R.
III. P is facing Q and O is facing R. O is on the immediate right of P and second to the left of M, who is adjacent to P.
1) Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.
2) Only II is sufficient to answer the question.
3) Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.
4) All I, II and III are required to answer the question.
5) Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III.

 

9. On which date in August was definitely Anjali’s father’s birthday?
I. Anjali correctly remembers that her father’s birthday is before nineteenth but after thirteenth August.
II. Anjali’s brother correctly remembers that their father’s birthday is after fifteenth but before eighteenth August.
III. Anjali’s father’s birthday falls on an even date.
1) Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.
2) Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.
3) Only I and III are sufficient to answer the question.
4) Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III.
5) All I, II and III are required to answer the question.


10. Six plays, M, N, O, P, Q and R were organised in a week from Monday to Saturday, with one play on each day. On which day was Play N organised?
I. Play P was organised before Thursday but after Monday. Play O was not organised on the first day.
II. Play Q was organised on Saturday. Play M was organised on Tuesday.
III. Play N was organised on the next day of Play O.
1) Only I and III are sufficient to answer the question.
2) All I, II and III are required to answer the question.
3) Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.
4) Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.
5) Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III.

 

Answers :-

1. (2)

2. (5)

3. (3)

4. (4)

5. (4)

6. (2)

From I:V_T C _ R _ ........... (a)
or V _ C T _ R _ ............. (b)
or, _V_C T _ R ............ (c)
or, _ V _ T C _ R ............ (d)
From II: I C ..................... (a)
O _ Y ............................. (b)
Neither IR nor RI ............................... (c)
From III.IRO or ROI
I (a) is ruled out by II (a)
I (d) is ruled out by II (a), (c)
I (c) is ruled out by II (c)
Thus, from I (b) and II (a) (b)
VICTORY
Hence, V I C T O R Y is the word.
From I and II: Thus, word is VICTORY

7. (5)

From I: rainy season is too beautiful
lo ke pe zo go ... (a)
climate too cool ke al me ... (b)
too  ke
From II:winter season is chilling
zo go ye te ... (a)
winter chilling te ye ... (b)
winter ‘te’ or ‘ye’
chilling ‘ye’ or ‘te’
From III:enjoy the weather  be ce da
weather are beautiful da fe pe
weather da

From I (a) and II (a):
rainy season is too beautiful lo ke pe zo
go
winter season is chillingzo go ye te
season ‘go’ or ‘zo’
is ‘zo’ or ‘go’
Thus, the question cannot be answered even with
the help of I, II and III

8. (2)

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9. (1)

From I.14th, 15th, 16th or 18th August.
From II.According to Anjali brother, her father’s birthday is on 16th, 17th in month of August.
From III.Anjali’s father’s birthday falls on even date.
From II and III. Father’s birthday is 16th August.

10. (2)

From I. Monday – O(×)
Tuesday – P
Wednesday – P
From II. Saturday – Q
Tuesday – M
From III.Play N is organised on the next day of O.
From I, II and III.
Monday – R
Tuesday – M
Wednesday – P
Thursday – O
Friday – N
Saturday – Q
Thus, N was staged on Friday. All are sufficient to
answer the question.

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