IBPS Clerk Prelims: Reasoning Day 20

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Directions (1 – 5):
(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 A are B. Some A are C. All C are D.
    Conclusions:
    I. No B is D
    II. Some B are D.
    Answer & Explanation
    (B) only 2nd follows
    Explanation:

    II is definite so it follows and I does not follow
  2. Statements: Some whales are mammals. No mammal is an insect. All insects are kites.
    Conclusions:
    I. No mammal is kite.
    II. Some kites are not mammals
    Answer & Explanation
    (B) only 2nd follows
    Explanation:

    I is not definite
    All kites are mammals is not a possibility, so II follows
  3. Statements: Some governors are directors. All directors are managers. No manager is chief.
    Conclusions:
    I. All governors are managers is a possibility.
    II. All chiefs are directors is a possibility.
    Answer & Explanation
    (A) only 1st follows
    Explanation:

    I follows.
    II – If all chiefs are directors, then all chiefs will be managers which is not possible according to third statement.
  4. Statements: Some pens are erasers. No eraser is pencil. All pencils are books.
    Conclusions:
    I. All erasers are books is a possibility.
    II. Some books are not erasers.
    Answer & Explanation
    (D) both 1st and 2nd
    Explanation:

    I is a possibility
    All books are erasers is not a possibility, so II follows.
  5. Statements: Some stars are planets. No planet is moon. All planets are universe.
    Conclusions:
    I. Some universes are moons.
    II. No universe is moon.
    Answer & Explanation
    (C) either 1st or 2nd
    Explanation:

    Both statements are incorrect. Both have same subject and predicate. I is positive, II is negative. So either follows.

Directions (Q.6 – 10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Nine people, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and J stay in a building, not necessarily in the same order. The building has nine floors and only one person stays on one floor. All of them own one car each, and each car is of a different color, i.e. blue, grey, white, black, yellow, green, red, orange and pink, not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2, and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 9.
H owns a black-colored car and stays on an even numbered floor. A stays on any even-numbered floor below the floor on which H stays. The one who owns an orange-colored car stays on the fourth floor. E stays on the second floor and owns a white-colored car. The one who owns a pink-colored car stays on the third floor. A does not own a green-colored car. There are two floors between the floors on which the people owning the red and the black-colored cars stay. C owns a grey colored car. There are three floors between the floors on which C and G stay. D stays on a floor immediately above J’s floor and J does not own orange colored car. There is one floor between the floors on which F and G stay. F does not own the pink-colored car. The one who owns the blue car stays on the topmost floor. F does not stay on the ground floor.

  1. Who among the following owns the green-colored car?
    A) D
    B) F
    C) J
    D) G
    E) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    B) F
    Explanation:

    ColorPerson
    9BlueB
    8BlackH
    7GreenF
    6YellowA
    5RedG
    4OrangeD
    3PinkJ
    2WhiteE
    1GreyC
  2. Who amongst the following stays on the topmost floor?
    A) F
    B) G
    C) D
    D) C
    E) None of these
    Answer
    E) None of these
  3. A owns a car of which of the following colors?
    A) Yellow
    B) Pink
    C) Blue
    D) Orange
    E) None of these
    Answer
    A) Yellow
  4. Who stays on the floor which is exactly between the floor on which H stays and the floor on which A stays?
    A) B
    B) G
    C) C
    D) F
    E) None of these
    Answer
    D) F
  5. How many floors are there between the floor on which J stays and the floor on which C stays?
    A) One
    B) Two
    C) Three
    D) More than three
    E) Data inadequate
    Answer
    A) One