# IBPS Clerk Main: Reasoning Day 2

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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 trees are plants. All trees are houses. No plant is pot. All tools are pots.
Conclusions:
I. Some plants are tools is a possibility.
II. All trees are tools is a possibility.
III. No tool is plant.
A) Only III follow
B) Only I and III follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) Only II follow
E) None follow
A) Only III follow
Explanation:

If some plants are tools, then some plants will be pots too which is not possible.
If all trees are tools, then also some plants will be pots too which is not possible.
No tool is plant because if plant is tool, then some plants will be pots also which is not possible.

2. Statements: All trees are plants. All houses are trees. Some pots are plants. All tools are plants.
Conclusions:
I. Some plants are not houses.
II. Some tools being trees is a possibility.
III. Some tools 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
D) Only II follow
Explanation:

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

3. Statements: Some roofs are figures. All figures are lions. All lions are goats. No tool is lion.
Conclusions:
I. Some tools are figures is a possibility.
II. All tools being goats is a possibility.
III. Some roofs are lions.
A) All follow
B) Only I and III follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) Only II follow
E) Only III follow
C) Only II and III follow
Explanation:

If some tools are figures, then some lions will be tools which is not possible.
II is a possibility. III is definite.

4. Statements: No photo is frame. All frames are sites. Some buckets are photos. Some sites are buckets.
Conclusions:
I. No photo is site.
II. All buckets being frames is a possibility.
II. All sites being photos is a possibility.
A) Only I and II follow
B) Only I and III follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) Only II follow
E) None follow
E) None follow
Explanation:

I is not definite, some photos are sites is a possibility.
If all buckets are frames, then some frames will be photos which is not possible.
If all sites are photos, then all frames will be photos which is not possible.

5. Statements: All seats are covers. No cover is bun. Some buns are roofs. Some sites are covers.
Conclusions:
I. All buns being sites is a possibility.
II. All sites being roof is a possibility.
III. No bun is seat.
A) Only I and II follow
B) Only I and III follow
C) Only II and III follow
D) Only II follow
E) None of these
E) None of these
Explanation:

I and II are a possibility.
No bun is seat is correct because if any seat if bun, some covers will be buns.

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a week starting from Monday and ending on Sunday, 7 conferences on – Badminton, Gymnastics, Chess, Hockey, lawn Tennis, Table Tennis and Cricket were held each on different day not but necessarily in the same order. The conferences were held at 7 different cities – Jaipur, Shimla, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Varanasi, Srinagar, and Lucknow but necessarily in the same order.
Conference on Lawn Tennis was held in Chandigarh on Friday. Only one conference was held between conference on Lawn Tennis and Gymnastics. Conference on Table Tennis was held immediately after Chess but immediately before Cricket. Conference on Table Tennis was not held in Lucknow. The conference held on Monday was held in Bangalore. Only one conference was held between conference on Cricket and the conference held in Jaipur. The conference on Chess was not held in Jaipur. Conference in Shimla was held immediately before conference in Lucknow. Conference on Hockey was not held on Monday. Conference in Srinagar was not held after conference in Jaipur.

1. If Srinagar is related to Lucknow and Badminton is related to Table Tennis in a certain way, then to which of the following Cricket is related to?
A) Chess
B) Gymnastics
C) Lawn Tennis
D) Hockey
E) None of these
D) Hockey
Explanation:
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 Day Conference Place Monday Badminton Bangalore Tuesday Chess Srinagar Wednesday Table Tennis Shimla Thursday Cricket Lucknow Friday Lawn Tennis Chandigarh Saturday Hockey Jaipur Sunday Gymnastics Varanasi

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2. In which of the following cities was conference on Hockey held?
A) Varanasi
B) Bangalore
C) Jaipur
D) Shimla
E) Chandigarh
C) Jaipur

3. How many conferences were held between conferences on Chess and Gymnastics?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four
E) Five
D) Four

4. On which of the following days was the conference on Table Tennis held?
A) Sunday
B) Wednesday
C) Saturday
D) Monday
E) Tuesday
B) Wednesday

5. Which of the following conferences was held on Sunday?
A) Cricket
B) Chess
C) Hockey
D) Gymnastics