Reasoning Ability Quiz 8 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each question below are given some statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three 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 disregard ing commonly known facts. Give answer
1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

1. Statements: Some tigers are panthers. All lions are tigers.
Conclusion: I. Some panthers, which are not tigers, are also lions.
II. All panthers, which are not tigers, are also not lions.

2. Statements: Some motors are scooters. No scooter is vehicle.
Conclusion: I. There is possibility that a motor will never be a vehicle.
II. A few vehicles may not be scooters.

3. Statements: All stars are planets. No planet is a moon.
Conclusion: I. There is a possibility of stars being a moon.
II. At least moons are not planets.

4. Statements: All roses are flowers. Some roses are red.
Conclusion: I. All flowers being red is a possibility.
II. Many flowers are not red.

5. Statements: Some institutes are banks. All institutes are academics.  All academics are school.
Conclusion: I. Some institutes are not schools.
II. All academies being bank is a possibility.

Directions: (Q. 6-10) Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row - 2 P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing north. In row-1, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing south. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.

A sits third to the right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not on immediate neighbour of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. Two persons sits between R and Q. R is not an immediate neighbour of T.C does not face V.P is not an immediate neighbour of R.

6. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
1) B, E 2) S, T 3) P, R 4) B, F 5) None of these

7. Who amongst the following faces A?
1) R 2) T 3) P 4) Q 5) S


8. How many persons are seated between T and S?
1) One 2) Two 3) Three 4) Four 5) None of these

9. P is related to V in the same way as C is related to F. To which of the following is E related following the same pattern?
1) B 2) D 3) C 4) A 5) None of these

10. Which of the following is true regarding F?
1) F sits second to the right of C    2) F is not an immediate neighbour of A
3) F sits third to the left of B    4) F sits at one of the extreme ends of the line  5) F faces V


Answers :-




6. (3) PR

7. (5)  S-A

8. (2) Two

9. (1) E-B

10. (5) F faces V



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