# IBPS Clerk Main: Reasoning Day 17

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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 chairs are tables. Some chairs are almirahs. All almirahs are sofas. No sofa is seat.
Conclusions:
I. All seats are chairs is a possibility.
II. No chair is seat.
III. Some sofas are tables
A) Only I follow
B) Only I and III follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) Only II follow
E) None follow
A) Only I follow
Explanation:

I is a possibility.
II and III are not definite.

2. Statements: All stems are trees. Some trees are wood. Some woods are roots. All roots are plants.
Conclusions:
I. Some plants are not trees.
II. Some trees being root is a possibility.
III. Some woods are plants.
A) Only III follow
B) Only I and II follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) Only II follow
E) Only I follow
C) Only II and III follow
Explanation:

All plants are trees is a possibility, so I does not follow.
II is a possibility. III is definite.

3. Statements: All squares are rectangles. All rectangles are triangles. Some triangles are circles. Some circles are spheres.
Conclusions:
I. Some circles are not triangles.
II. Some triangles are squares.
III. Some spheres are triangles.
A) All follow
B) Only I and II follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) Only II follow
E) Only III follow
D) Only II follow
Explanation:

All circles are triangles is a possibility, so I does not follow
II is definite because all squares are triangles.
III is not definite.

4. Statements: Some views are reviews. Some reviews are mails. Some mails are styles. Some forests are fonts.
Conclusions:
I. Some fonts are views.
II. All fonts being mails is a possibility.
II. No font is a view.
A) Only I follow
B) Only I and III follow
C) Only either I or III and II follow
D) Only II follows
E) All follow
C) Only either I or III and II follow
Explanation:

Either or in I and III because both are false, subject and predicate same and form a complementary pair.
II is a possibility.

5. Statements: All mountains are forests. No forest is river. Some rivers are lakes. Some sites are forests.
Conclusions:
I. All rivers being sites is a possibility.
II. All sites being lakes is a possibility.
III. No river is mountain.
A) Only I and II follow
B) Only I and III follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) All follow
E) None of these
D) All follow
Explanation:

I and II are a possibility.
No river is mountain is correct because if any seat is river, some forests will be rivers.

6. In a certain code language PERMUTATION is coded as QGUQZZHBRYY, then in the same code language COMBINATION would be coded as?
A) DQPENTJBRYY
B) DQPFNTHARYY
C) DQPFMTHBRYY
D) DQPFNTHBRYY
E) DQPFNTHBRYZ
D) DQPFNTHBRYY
Explanation:

P+1 = Q, E+2 = G, R+3 = U, M+4 = Q, ….

7. In a certain code language SERENDIPITY is coded as UIXMXPWFANU, then in the same code language NOTTINGHILL would be coded as?
A) PSZBTZUXAFH
B) PSZBSZUXAFH
C) PSZBSZUYAFH
D) PSZBSZUXZFH
E) PSZBSYUXBFH
B) PSZBSZUXAFH
Explanation:

S+2 = U, E+4 = I, R+6 = X, E+8 = M, ….

8. Ramesh start walking in east direction. After walking for 5 m, he turned to his right and walked another 5 m. After this he turned to his right again and walked 3 m, then again he turned right and walked 12 m. Again he turns right and stops finally after walking 12 m. What is the distance between this point and the starting point?
A) 7 m
B) 14 m
C) 35 m
D) 7√5 m
E) None of these
D) 7√5 m
Explanation: PQ = √142 + 72

Directions (9-10): Study the following information and answer the questions:
‘P × Q’ means ‘P is sister of Q’
‘P + Q’ means ‘P is mother of Q’
‘P – Q’ means ‘P is father of Q’
‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘P is brother of Q’

1. Which of the following represents ‘W is grandfather of H’?
A) W + T – H
B) W ÷ T – H
C) W × T + H
D) W ÷ T + H
E) None of these
E) None of these
Explanation:

Check all options. In A W is female, in C also female

2. Which of the following represents ‘M is nephew of R’?
A) M ÷ T – R
B) R ÷ T – M
C) R × T – M
D) R × T + M + J
E) None of these
E) None of these
Explanation:

Check all options. In A M is uncle of R. in B, M can be nephew or niece

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