Reasoning Ability Quiz 6 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions: 6 lectures are scheduled in a week starting from Monday and ending on Sunday of the same week. Computer Science is not on Tuesday or Saturday. Psychology is immediately after Organisational Behaviour. Statistics is not on Friday and there is one day gap between Statistics and Research Methods. One day prior to the schedule of Economics there is no lecture (as that day is the ‘off’ day) and Monday is not the ‘off’ day.

1. Which of the following is the last lecture scheduled?
1) Statistics 2) Research Methods 3)  Psychology 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

2. IF Wednesday is the ‘off’ day, the code would be 2-4, if Thursday was the ‘off ‘ day, the code would be 3-3. Taking into account the ‘off’ day which of the following code is correct?
1) 2 - 4 2) 3 - 3 3) 4 – 2 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

3. Which lecture is scheduled on Friday
1) Economics 2)  Psychology 3) Computer Science 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

4. How many lectures were scheduled between Economics and Psychology?
1) One 2) Two 3) Three 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

5. Which day is Computer Science scheduled?
1) Monday 2)  Wednesday 3) Thursday 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): In these questions, relationship between elements is shown in the Statements. The Statements are followed by Conclusions I & II. 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 II is true.
5) if both Conclusions I and II are true.

6. Statements: L < U, U > G, G  S
Conclusions: I. L > S II. G < L

7. Statements: A ≤U, U = L, L < J
Conclusions: I. J > A II. J > U

8. Statements: C≤S, S < D, D > M
Conclusions: I. D > C II. S > M

9. Statements: Y < G, G ≥H, H = R
Conclusions: I. R = G II. R < G

10. Statements: P≥Q, D > P, S = D
Conclusions: I. S= P II. S > P


Answers :-


1. (5) Economics

2. (5) 5-1

3. (3)

4. (3)

5. (4)   L < U ....(i); U > G ....(ii);  S  ≥G  ...(iii) Combining (ii) and (iii), we get S > G ≥ U   ....(iv) 6.  Now from (i) and (iv), we do not get any specific relation between L and S. Hence conclusion I (L > S) is not true. On a similar basis conclusion II (G < L) is also not true

7. (5)  A  ....(i), U = L ....(ii), J > L ...(iii) Combining (i), (ii) and (iii), we get J > U =  A≥ L ==>    J > A and J > U. Hence, both the conclusions are true

8. (1)  C ≤S ...(i); S < D ...(ii); D > M ...(iii) Combining (i) and (ii), we get C ≥S ≥D  ....(iv) From  (iv) we  get D  > C.  Hence, Conclusion  I is  true. From  (iii)  and (iv),  we  do  not get  any specific  relation

between S and M. Hence, conclusion II is not true





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