# IBPS Clerk Prelims: Reasoning Day 12

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code language, ‘heavy rain leads to rivers full’ is written as ‘nip tip vo ki su da’, ‘full enjoy in rain’ is written as ‘chi su pit tip’, ‘all rivers in danger’ is written as ‘zo pit nip kho’, and ‘rain leads all cool’ is written as ‘vo su phi kho’.

1. What is the code for ‘danger’ ?
A) nip
B) kho
C) pit
D) zo
E) Either pit or zo
D) zo
Explanation:

danger present in only – ‘all rivers in danger’ is written as ‘zo pit nip kho’. And also ‘zo’ present in only this one code.

2. What does ‘chi’ stand for?
A) full
B) leads
C) enjoy
D) cool
E) None of these
C) enjoy
Explanation:

Chi only in – ‘full enjoy in rain’ is written as ‘chi su pit tip’. And also enjoy

3. Which is the code for ‘all enjoy heavy rain’?
A) chi kho ki su
B) su da kho chi
C) vo kho su chi
D) Either (a) or (b)
E) None of these
D) Either (a) or (b)
Explanation:

enjoy – chi
‘all’ present in last two codes so all = kho
‘rain’ present in first two and last, from these three codes rain = su

4. What does ‘ki zo kho da’ stands for?
A) to danger cool enjoy
B) heavy danger to all
C) all cool danger to
D) full heavy to cool
E) None of these
B) heavy danger to all
Explanation:

From 3rd ques., kho = all
‘zo’ is danger from 1st ques.
‘ki’ or ‘da’ is ‘heavy’ or ‘to’

5. Which of the following maybe the code for ‘mostly rivers in cool’?
A) phi nip wi pit
B) pit nip yo chi
C) wi nip yo kho
D) nip zo phi pit
E) None of these
A) phi nip wi pit
Explanation:

From 1st and 3rd code, rivers = nip
From 2nd and 3rd code, in = pit
From last code, cool = phi
mostly not present anywhere, and also wi not present in any code

Directions (6 – 10):
(A) only 1st follows
(B) only 2nd follows
(C) either 1st or 2nd
(D) neither 1st nor 2nd
(E) both 1st and 2nd

1. Statements: All rings are circles. All squares are rings. No ellipse is a circle.
Conclusions:
I. Some circles are squares.
II. Some rings being ellipses is a possibility
(A) only 1st follows
Explanation:

If some rings are ellipses, then some circles will be ellipses, which is not possible acc. to 3rd statement.

2. Statements: Some hotel are airport. All airports are cameras. Some cameras are caps.
Conclusions:
I. All camels being hotels is a possibility.
II. Some cameras are hotels.
(E) both 1st and 2nd
Explanation:

There is no negative statement, so possibility statement follows definitely.

3. Statements: All gliders are parachutes. No parachute is an airplane. All airplanes are helicoptes.
Conclusions:
I. No helicopter is a glider.
II. Some parachutes are not helicopters.
(D) neither 1st nor 2nd
Explanation:

All parachutes being helicopters is a possibility, so Some parachutes are not helicopters does not follow

4. Statements: No stone is metal. Some metals are papers. All papers are glass.
Conclusions:
I. Some stones are not papers.
II. Some papers are not stones.
(B) only 2nd follows
Explanation:

All stones are papers is a possibility, so I does not follow.
There is no possibility that all papers are stones(because this will make some stones are metals – not possible), so II follows.

5. Statements: Some bats are balls. All footballs are balls. No hockey is a bat.
Conclusions:
I. Some balls are not hockey.
II. All footballs being hockey is a possibility.
(E) both 1st and 2nd
Explanation:

All balls being hockey is not a possibility, so I follows.

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