Reasoning Ability Quiz 84 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1) : Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below: Eight people P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. Each  of them is drinking a different beverages - Tea, Coffee, Juice, Mineral Water, Lemonade, Cola, Coconut Water and Milk, but not necessarily in the same order. Q is sitting second to the left of U. The person drinking milk is an immediate neighbour of U. Only o ne person sits between the person drinking mineral water and P. The person drinking coffee is on the immediate right of the person drinking mineral water. W is second to the right of U. S is drinking milk. R and T are immediate neighbours. Neither R nor T is  drinking mineral water. The person drinking lemonade is on the immediate left of Q. The person drinking cola is second to the right of person drinking coffee. The person drinking coconut water is an immediate neighbour of the person drinking mineral water. R is second to the right of the person drinking tea.

1. Which of the following statements is true according to the given arrangement ?
1) The person drinking cola is sitting second to the left of the person drinking Juice.
2) P is an immediate neighbour of the person drinking Lemonade.
3) S sits exactly between Q and R.
4) Only four people sit between W and Q.
5) All of the given statements are true

Direction (Q. 2-7): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given blow it. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both statements and give answer :-

1) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
2) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone is not sufficient.
3) If the data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) If the data in statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

2. Who among S, R, K, V and P was the first to reach the station ?
I) R, who reached earlier than P, S and K was not the first to reach.
II)S, who reached earlier than P and K could not reach earlier than V.

3. Who among P, Q, R, S and T is the smallest ?
I) Q is taller than T and S is taller than P but smaller than T.
II) S is not the tallest and R is not the smallest.

4. What is the difference in the ages of Arun and Sunil ?
I) Arun is 20 years older than Mohan.
II) Mohan is 2 years younger than Rohan.

5. How is Richa related to Nisha ?
I) Richa's father is brother of Nisha's mother.
II) Nisha is the daughter of Richa's grandfather's only daughter.

6. How many children are there in the row ?
I) Varun who is third from the left end is sixth to the left of Gayatri. Who is 10th  from the right end.
II) Amit is third to the left of Manoj, who is fifth from the right end and 14th  from the left end.

7. In which direction is Sunita with respect to Sachin ?
I) Suresh is to the east of Sachin, who is to the south of Amit.
II) Sunita is to the south of Amit.

Directions (Q. 8-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the question that follow  :-In absence of a policy, street vendors are harassed by municipal inspectors and police. The fear of  losing their livelihood hounds street vendor's everyday lives in stress as police and municipal authorities regularly seize their goods worth lakhs of rupees on charge of illegally occupying public spaces.
A) Streets vendor's have illegally occupied public land across the city.
B) Streets vendor's will not be allowed to sell.
C) Today notice must be given before eviction.
D) There is no town vending committees.
E) There is absence of vending law.
F) Resident complains vendors occupied every lane.

8. Which of the statements numbered A), B), D) and E) may be the reason behind the authorities to seizevendor's goods?
1)  Only A 2)  Only D 3) Both A and E 4) Both B and D 5) None of these

9. Which of the following among A), B), C), E) and F) may be a strong argument in favour of vendors whose goods are seized ?
1) Both A and E 2) Both C and E 3)  Only C 4)  Only F 5) Both A and B

 

10. Which of the following among (A), (B), (D) and (E) can be inferred from the given information ?
1)  Only B 2) Both D and A 3)  Only E 4) Both A and D 5)  Only F

 

Answers :-

1.1

2.  1; From I, V > R > P, S and K
Thus, statement I is sufficient
From II, R and V > S > P and K
Thus, statement II alone is not sufficient.

3.5; From I, Q > T > S > P
Thus, I alone is not sufficient
From II, S is not tallest and R is not smallest
So, II alone is not sufficient.
From I and II, Q > T > S > P and R is not smallest.
Thus, P is the smallest among them. Hence, both
I and II a necessary to answer.

4.4; From I, nothing is mentioned about Sunil.
Form II, nothing is mentioned about Arun and Sunil.

5.3; From I,

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8.1; Authorities seized the vendors good because they are illegally occupying public areas.

9.3; This is only valid argument in favour of vendors whose goods are seized.

10.3; It is clear that there is no proper policy or law for vending

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