# IBPS Clerk Prelims: Reasoning Day 15

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a club seven males and seven females participated in a dance programme. A, B, C, D, E, F, and G were the male participants while, P, Q, R, S, T, U, and V were the female participants. All the fourteen persons were divided into seven groups. Each group consisted of one male. After the end of the programme each group was assigned a grade according to its performance. For the purpose of grading seven letters were used, i.e. K, L, M, N, O, P and Q indicating descending order.
F’s group got grade L. Group B’s grade was better than at least three groups while Group C’s grade was better than at least four. E’s partner was T. R’s partner was not D. S’s group got grade K. A, D, C were not partners of U, V, P respectively. Grade of one group was the same as the name of a member of that group. Grades of Q’s group and U’s group were better than U’s group and V’s group respectively.
Grade of B’s group was better than C’s. Grades of E’s and A’s groups were neither P nor Q. T’s group did not get grade O. R’s group got the grade Q.

1. Grade O assigned to which person’s group?
A) Can’t say
B) Q
C) S
D) T
E) None of these
E) None of these
Explanation:
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 Males Females Grades A V O B S K C U M D P P E T N F Q L G R Q

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2. Who among the following was the partner of C?
A) Can’t say
B) V
C) U
D) P
E) None of these
C) U

3. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
Females         Partners
A)         P                   D
B)         Q                   E
C)         R                   B
D)        S                    G
E)         T                    A
A) P-D

4. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A)           A                             O
B)           B                             K
C)           G                            Q
D)          D                             P
E)           E                             M
E) E-M

5. Which of the following statement is/are true?
I. P’s group got the grade P
II. Q’S group got the grade Q
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Either I or II
D) Can’t say
E) None of these
A) Only I

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 beaks are trees. All trees are flowers. All flowers are fruits.
Conclusions:
I. All trees are fruits.
II. Some fruits are flowers.
(E) both 1st and 2nd
Explanation:

II follows from 3rd statement.

2. Statements: Some trains are radios. Some radios are rackets. All rings are rackets.
Conclusions:
I. Some trains are rackets.
II. No train is racket.
(C) either 1st or 2nd
Explanation:

Both conclusions are wrong. Subject and predicate in both conc. is same. One is positive and the other negative. So either of two follows.

3. Statements: No toys are bugles. All bugles are windows. Some tigers are toys
Conclusions:
I. All windows are toys is a possibility
II. All toys are windows is a possibility
(B) only 2nd follows
Explanation:

If all windows are toys then all bugles will be toys which is not possible, so I does not follow.

4. Statements: Some roses are flowers. Some flowers are buds. All buds are leaves. No leaf is plant.
Conclusions:
I. Some buds are plants
II. No roses are buds.
(D) neither 1st nor 2nd
Explanation:

If some buds are plants, then some leaves will be plants which is not possible. So I does not follow
II is not definite.

5. Statements: Some doors are walls. All walls are floors. All floors are rooms. Some rooms are ceiling.
Conclusions:
I. Some ceilings are not doors.
II. Some floors are ceilings.
(D) neither 1st nor 2nd
Explanation:

All ceilings are doors is a possibility, so I does not follow.
II is not definite

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