IBPS Clerk Main: Reasoning Day 18

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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: All plants are trees. No tree is a stem. All roots are stems. All stems are leaves.
    Conclusions:
    I. Some leaves are trees.
    II. Some roots are plants is a possibility.
    III. Some trees are not leaves.
    A) Only I and III follow.
    B) Only II and III follows
    C) Only I follows
    D) None follows.
    Answer & Explanation
    D) None follows.
    Explanation:

    I is not definite
    II – if any root is plants, then some stems will be trees which is not possible.
    III – does not follow because all trees are leaves is a possibility.
  2. Statements: Some squares are rectangles. All rectangles are triangles. No triangle is a circle. All cones are circles.
    Conclusions:
    I. All squares are cones is a possibility.
    II. No cone is rectangle.
    III. No triangle is square
    A) Only II and III follow
    B) Only I and II follow
    C) Only II follow.
    D) All follow.
    Answer & Explanation
    C) Only II follow.
    Explanation:

    I – if all squares are cones, then some circles will be triangles which is not possible.
    II – is true because if any cone is rectangle, then some circles will be triangles which is not possible.
    III – is false, because, some triangles are definitely squares.
  3. Statements: Some lions are tigers. All tigers are dogs. Some dogs are cats. All cats are rats.
    Conclusions:
    I. Some tigers are rats
    II. Some cats are not lions
    III. All cats being tigers is a possibility.
    A) Only III follow
    B) Only I and II follow
    C) Only either I or II and III follow
    D) None follows.
    Answer & Explanation
    A) Only III follow
    Explanation:

    I is not definite
    II – does not follow because all cats are lions is a possibility
    III is a possibility.
  4. Statements: All reds are blues. Some yellows are blues. All whites are yellows. No green is yellow
    Conclusions:
    I. No green is white
    II. Some whites are blues.
    III. All greens are blues is a possibility.
    A) All follows
    B) Only I and III follow
    C) Only II and III follow.
    D) None follows
    Answer & Explanation
    B) Only I and III follow
    Explanation:

    I is definite. II is not definite
    III is a possibility.
  5. Statements: All views are styles. No style is a symbol. All symbols are types. Some symbols are reviews.
    Conclusions:
    I. All styles being types is a possibility
    II. Some reviews are views.
    III. No type is view
    A) Only II and III follow.
    B) Only I and III follow
    C) All follows.
    D) Only I follow
    Answer & Explanation
    D) Only I follow
    Explanation:

    I is a possibility
    II and III not definite.
  6. In a class of 40 students, what is the rank of Shipra from the top?
    I. Sheena who is 30th from the bottom is 4 ranks below Shipra.
    II. Anuj is 4 ranks above Shipra and is 12 ranks above Sheena.

    A) 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.
    B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
    C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    D) If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    E) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Answer & Explanation
    A) 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.
    Explanation:

    From I: Shipra is at 6th rank.
    From II: Since fixed position of none is given, rank of Shipra cannot be found.
  7. How will ‘REVIEW’ be coded?
    I. All the vowels have to be coded as the alphabet that follows them in the English alphabet series.
    II. C, R, and N are coded as B, Q, and M respectively and O, U and I are coded as P, V and J respectively and a similar logic is followed for other alphabetical letters.
    A) 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.
    B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
    C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    D) If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    E) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Answer & Explanation
    B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I: only it is known that how vowels will be coded.
    From II: consonants will be coded as one before in the English alphabet and vowels as one after the in the English alphabet. So REVIEW – QFUJFV
  8. Which direction is Ramesh facing?
    I. Shilpa is facing west and when she will turn 90o to her left, she will face same direction as Ramesh.
    II. Sheena is facing east and when she will turn 90o to her left, she will face exactly opposite direction as Ramesh.

    A) 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.
    B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
    C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    D) If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    E) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Answer & Explanation
    C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I: Sunny after turning to her left will face south, so will Ramesh.
    From II: Sheena after turning will face north, opposite to Ramesh, so Ramesh will face south.
  9. Which among P, Q, R S and T is the tallest?
    I. Q is taller than R and S. T is taller than only P.
    II. Only three people are shorter than R. The height of Q is 152 cm which is 2 cm more than that of R.

    A) 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.
    B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
    C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    D) If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    E) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Answer & Explanation
    C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I: order is Q R/S T P, so Q is tallest.
    From II: order is Q R P/S/T, so Q is tallest.
  10. Is P the granddaughter of A?
    I. A is the father of M. M is the sister of F. F is the mother of P.
    II. Q is the son of P. L is the daughter of P. K is the brother of T.

    A) 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.
    B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
    C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    D) If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    E) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Answer & Explanation
    D) If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I: It says either P is grandson or granddaughter of A
    From II: No relation between A and P, and also not able to find out sex of P