IBPS Clerk Main: Reasoning Day 14

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Directions (1 – 5): In each of the questions below, statements are given 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 a variance with 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.

  1. Statements: Some pages are plants. All pages are sheets. No plant is style. All clips are styles.
    Conclusions:
    I. Some plants are clips is a possibility.
    II. All pages are clips is a possibility.
    III. No clip is plant.
    A) Only I and III follow
    B) Only III follow
    C) Only II and III follow
    D) Only I follow
    E) None follow
    Answer & Explanation
    B) Only III follow
    Explanation:

    If some plants are clips, then some plants will be styles too which is not possible.
    If all pages are clips, then also some plants will be styles too which is not possible.
    No clip is plant because if plant is clip, then some plants will be styles also which is not possible.
  2. Statements: All squares are circles. All triangles are squares. Some pots are circles. All suits are circles.
    Conclusions:
    I. Some circles are not triangles.
    II. Some suits being squares is a possibility.
    III. Some suits are pots.
    A) Only III follow
    B) Only I and II follow
    C) Only II and III follow
    D) Only II follow
    E) Only I follow
    Answer & Explanation
    D) Only II follow
    Explanation:

    All circles are triangles is a possibility, so I does not follow.
    II is a possibility. III is not definite.
  3. Statements: Some plants are trees. All trees are flowers. All flowers are petals. No stem is flower.
    Conclusions:
    I. Some stems are trees is a possibility.
    II. All stems being petals is a possibility.
    III. Some plants are flowers.
    A) None follow
    B) Only I and III follow
    C) Only I follow
    D) Only II follow
    E) Only II and III follow
    Answer & Explanation
    E) Only II and III follow
    Explanation:

    If some stems are trees, then some flowers will be stems which is not possible.
    II is a possibility. III is definite.
  4. Statements: No square is rectangle. All rectangles are circles. Some triangles are squares. Some circles are triangles.
    Conclusions:
    I. No square is circle.
    II. All triangles being rectangles is a possibility.
    II. All circles being squares is a possibility.
    A) Only I follow
    B) All follow
    C) Only I and II follow
    D) Only II follow
    E) None follow
    Answer & Explanation
    E) None follow
    Explanation:

    I is not definite, some squares are circles is a possibility.
    If all triangles are rectangles, then some rectangles will be squares which is not possible.
    If all circles are squares, then all rectangles will be squares which is not possible.
  5. Statements: All views are reviews. No review is space. Some spaces are roofs. Some mails are reviews.
    Conclusions:
    I. All spaces being mails is a possibility.
    II. All mails being roof is a possibility.
    III. No space is view.
    A) Only III follow
    B) Only I and III follow
    C) Only II and III follow
    D) Only II follow
    E) All follow
    Answer & Explanation
    E) All follow
    Explanation:

    I and II are a possibility.
    No space is view is correct because if any view if space, some reviews will be spaces.
    So all follow here.

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Each of the 6 friends – A, B, C, D, E, and F wears a different branded shirt among Polo, Reebok, Adidas, Gap, Milan and Lava of six different colors among Red, Blue, Green, White, Pink and Black not necessarily in the same order.
C wears a red color short which is neither Polo nor Lava. A wears Reebok shirt which is neither black nor pink in color. Either E or F wears white shirt. B wears Gap shirt which is not pink in color. D wears either Adidas or blue shirt. E wears blue shirt which is not Lava.

  1. Who wears black shirt?
    A) B
    B) D
    C) F
    D) B or D
    E) Data inadequate
    Answer & Explanation
    A) B
    Explanation:

    PersonColorBrand
    AGreenReebok
    BBlackGap
    CRedMilan
    DPinkAdidas
    EBluePolo
    FWhiteLava
  2. Of which brand is F’s shirt?
    A) Milan
    B) Adidas
    C) Polo
    D) Lava
    E) Data inadequate
    Answer
    D) Lava
  3. Which of the following is true?
    A) C wears Adidas
    B) Lava is in white color.
    C) Adidas is not in pink color
    D) D wears blue.
    E) None above is true
    Answer
    B) Lava is in white color.
  4. Which of the following is correctly matched?
    A) Blue – Adidas
    B) Pink – Reebok
    C) Red – Milan
    D) Black – Lava
    E) Red – Polo
    Answer
    C) Red – Milan
  5. The Gap shirt is in which color?
    A) Green
    B) White
    C) Blue
    D) Data inadequate
    E) None of these
    Answer
    E) None of these