Friday, 13 November 2015

IBPS CLERK & RBI 'B' Possible - Reasoning Quiz - 35

Directions (1-5) : In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.


Q.1.  Statements :
        All coins are glasses
        Some glasses are cups
        Some cups are boxes
        All boxes are pins
        Conclusions :
        I. Some coins are cups
        II. Some pins are glasses
        III. Some cups are pins
(a)     None follows
(b)     Only I follows
(c)     Only III follows
(d)     Only II and III follow
(e)     None of these


Q.2.   Statements :
        Some pens are pencils
        All pencils are caps
        All caps are buses
        Some buses are trains
        Conclusions :
        I. Some trains are caps
        II. Some pens are buses
        III. Some pencils are trains
(1)   Only I follows
(b)   Only II follows
(c)   Only I and III follow
(d)   None follows
(e)   All I, II and III follow


Q.3.   Statements :
        All shirts are skirts
        All skirts are banks
        All banks are roads
        All roads are brushes
        Conclusions :
        I. All banks are skirts
        II. All roads are banks
        III. Some brushes are shirts
a)   Only I follows
b)   Only III follows
c)    Only I and III follow
d)    All I, II and III follow
e)    None follows               

Q.4.    Statements :
        Some fishes are plates
        Some plates are spoons
        Some spoons are plants
        All plants are crows
        Conclusions: I. Some plates are crows
        II.    Some crows are spoons
        III. Some plants are spoons
a)    Only I follows
b)    Only I and II follow
c)    None follows
d)    Only II and III follow
e)    Either I or III follow

Q.5.    Statements :
         Some eggs are hens
         Some hens are ducks
         All ducks are pigeons
         All pigeons are sparrows
         Conclusions :
         I. All ducks are sparrows
        II. No egg is duck
       III. Some sparrows are hens
a)    Only I follows  
b)    Only I and II follow
c)    Only III follows
d)    Only I and III follow
e)    All I, II and III follow


Directions (6-9) : In the following questions , the symbols @, ©, $, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below :
P©Q means 'P is not smaller than Q
P * B means P is not greater than Q
P©Q means P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q
P$Q means P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q
P%Q means P is neither greater than nor equal to Q
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the conclusions I, II, III and IV given below them is/are definitely true and give your answers accordingly.

Q.6.  Statements : K© L,  L% O, O  @  M,  M*N
       Conclusions : I. N © O
                                II. M $ L
                               III. K * N
                              IV. L @ N
a)    Only II is true
b)    Only I and II are true
c)    Only I is true
d)    Either I or II is true
e)    None is true


Q.7.    Statements    : A * B, B $ C, C%D, D © E
          Conclusions : I.    D$A
                                    II.    B$D
                                   III.    E%C
                                   IV.   A @ E
a)    Only I is true
b)    Only either I or II is true
c)    Only I and IV are true
d)    None is true
e)    Only IV is true


Q.8.  Statements    : F$P, P @ R,  R © S,  S % T
       Conclusions : I.    R % F
                                  II.     S * P
                                 III.     P  © T
                                 IV.    S %  F
a)    Only I, II and III are true
b)    Only I and II are true
c)    Only III and IV are true
d)    Only I, II and IV are true 
e)    All are true


Q.9.    Statements   : G % H, H * I, I $ J, J @ K
          Conclusions :  I. G % I
                                  II.  G % J
                                 III.   K $ I
                                 IV.  H * J
a)    Only I is true
b)    Only II is true 
c)    Only I, II and III are true
d)    Only either I or II and III are true
e)    All is true



Read more IBPS PO Solved Quiz Reasoning Test Papers
Answers :
Ans 1: (c)  Some cups are boxes -> Particular Affirmative (I-type)
                   All boxes are pins     -> Universal Affirmative (A- type)
                   I + A => I-type of Conclusion ; some cups are pins
                   This is Conclusion III.


Ans : 2 (b)  Some pens are pencils -> I type
                   All pencils are caps -> A type
                   I+A => I-type of conclusion; some pens are caps
                  All pencils are caps
                  All caps are buses
                   A +A => A-type of conclusion "All pencils are buses"
                  Some pens are caps
                   All caps are buses
                   I+A => I-type of conclusion "Some pens are buses ". This is conclusion II


Ans : 3 (b)  All shirts are skirts
                 All skirts are banks
                A+A => A -type of Conclusion "All shirts are banks".
                All skirts are banks
                All banks are roads
                A+A => A-type of conclusion  "All skirts are roads".
                All banks are roads (A-type)
                All roads are brushes
                A+A => A-type of conclusion "All shirts are brushes".
                Conclusion III is Converse of it.


Ans : 4 (d)    Some spoons are plants (I-type)
                    All plants are crows (A-type)
                    I+A => I-type of conclusion
                    "Some spoons are crows".
                    Conclusion II is Converse of it
                    Conclusion III is Converse of the third Premise


Ans : 5 (d)    Some hens are ducks (I-type)
                 All ducks are pigeon   (A-type)
                   I+A => I-type of conclusion
                   "Some hens are pigeons".
                All ducks are pigeons  (A-type)
                All pigeons are sparrows
                A+A => A-type of conclusion "All ducks are sparrows". This is conclusion I
                Some hens are pigeons (I -type)
                All pigeons are sparrows (A-type)
                I + A = >  I - type of conclusion
                "Some hens are sparrows ".
                Conclusion III is converse of it.


Ans : 6 (b)
Ans : 7 (d)
Ans : 8 (d)
Ans : 9 (a)

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