Reasoning Ability Quiz 31 for IBPS PO

Direction (Q. 1–5): In each questions below are given three or four 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 :
1) If only conclusion II follows. 2) If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
3) If both conclusion I and II follow. 4) If only conclusion I follows.
5) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

1. Statements : Every doctor is MBBS. At least doctors are Phd. Each Phd is Scholars.
Conclusion: I. All MBBS being Phd is a possibility. II.Some doctors are Scholars.

(Q. 2 – 3) : Statements : Every people is social. A few people are smart. Every smart are intelligent. No people are fool.

 

2. Conclusion:- I.Some smart are social. II.Some smart are not fool.

3. Conclusion:- I.Some intelligent are not fool. II.No fool is a social.

4. Statements : Every cricketer are champions. Some cricketers are winner. No cricketer is loser.
Conclusion:- I.Some champions are not losers. II.Some champions are cricketers.

5. Statements :- Only people are kind. Some youth are faithful. Some youth are kind.
Conclusion:- I.All faithful being kind is a possibility. II.Some people are youth.


Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions: A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input : shop 17 table 20 53 oven desk 39
Step I : 17 shop table 20 53 oven desk 39
Step II : 17 table shop 20 53 oven desk 39
Step III : 17 table 20 shop 53 oven desk 39
Step IV : 17 table 20 shop 39 53 oven desk
Step V : 17 table 20 shop 39 oven 53 desk
and Step Vis the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

6. Input:89 bind 32 goal house 61 12 joy How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement?
1) Four 2) Five 3) Six 4) Seven 5) None of these

 

7. Step II of an input is: 15 yes 62 51 48 talk now gone Which of the following will be step VI ?

1) 15 yes 48 talk 51 now gone 62
2) 15 yes 48 talk 51 62 now gone
3) 15 yes 48 talk 51 now 62 gone
4) There will be no such step.
5) None of these

 

8. Step III of an input is : 21 victory 30 joint 64 47 all gone How many more steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
1) Three 2) Four 3) Five 4) Six 5) None of these


9. Input:win 92 task 73 59 house range 34 Which of the following will be step IV of the above input?
1) 34 win 59 task 73 range 92 house
2) 34 win 92 59 task 73 house range
3) 34 win 92 task 73 59 house range
4) There will be no such step.
5) None of these


10. Input:save 21 43 78 them early 36 for Which of the following steps will be the last but one?
1) VI 2) VII 3) VIII 4) V 5) None of these

 

Answers :-

 

1. 3; Every doctor is MBBS (A) +At least doctor are phd (I) = A+I= No conclusion. But possibility exist is I. hence conclusion I follows. Again, At least doctors are phd (I) + Each phd is scholars (A) = I+A=I = some doctor are scholars, hence conclusion II follows.

2. 1; Every people is social –> conclusion –>  some social are people (I) + A few people are smart (I)=I+I= No conclusion, Hence conclusion I does not follow. Again, A few people are smart  conclusion –>  some smart are people (I) + No people are fool (E)=I+E=O= some smart are not fool. hence conclusion II follows.

3. 4; A few people are smart (I) + Every smart are intelligent (A)=I+A= I= some people are intelligent –>  conclusion –> some intelligent are people (A) + No people are fool (E) = I + E = O = some intelligent are not fool. Hence conclusion I follows. Again, Every people is a social–> conclusion–> some social are people (I) + No people are fool (E) = I + E = 0 = some social are not fool. Hence conclusion II does not follow.

4. 3; Every cricketer are champions (A) –> conclusion –> some champions are cricketer (I). Hence conclusion II follows, Again,some champions are cricketer (I) + No cricketer is a looser (E) = I + E = O = some champions are not looser, Hence conclusion I follows.


5. 4; There is no negative statement, hence conclusion
I follows, Again, only people are kind (A) + some kind are youth (conversion of third statement, = A = I = No conclusion, Hence conclusion II does not follows. Again, From I and III – Only people are kind (A) + Some youth  are  kind  (I)  = A  +  I  =  No  conclusion.  Hence, conclusion II does not follow.

 

(Q.6 –10):In the first step, the smallest number comes to
the leftmost position and the remaining line shifts rightward.
In the next step, the word that comes last in the alphabetical
order  occupies  the  second  position  from  the  left  and  the
remaining line shifts rightward. This goes on alternately till
all the numbers are arranged in ascending order and all the
words in reverse alphabetical order at alternate positions.

6.3;
Input:89 bind 32 goal house 61 12 joy
Step I:12 89 bind 32 goal house 61 joy
Step II:12 joy 89 bind 32 goal house 61
Step III:12 joy 32 89 bind goal house 61
Step IV: 12 joy 32 house 89 bind goal 61
Step V:12 joy 32 house 61 89 bind goal
Step VI:12 joy 32 house 61 goal 89 bind

7.3;
Step II: 15 yes 62 51 48 talk now gone
Step III:15 yes 48 62 51 talk now gone
Step IV:15 yes 48 talk 62 51 now gone
Step V:15 yes 48 talk 51 62 now gone
Step VI :15 yes 48 talk 51 now 62 gone

8.5;
Step III:21 victory 30 joint 64 47 all gone
Step IV:21 victory 30 joint 47 64 all gone
Step V:21 victory 30 joint 47 gone 64 all
5 - 3 = 2 more steps will be required.

9.5;
Input:win 92 task 73 59 house range 34
Step I:34 win 92 task 73 59 house range
Step II:34 win 59 92 task 73 house range
Step III:34 win 59 task 92 73 house range
Step IV:34 win 59 task 73 92 house range

10.5;  Input:  save 21 43 78 them early 36 for
Step I:21 save 43 78 them early 36 for
Step II:21 them save 43 78 early 36 for
Step III:21 them 36 save 43 78 early for
Step IV:21 them 36 save 43 for 78 early
Hence step III will be the last but one.

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