# Reasoning Question: Mixed Questions Set 4

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Q (1-5). Each of the questions below has few statements followed by three conclusions I, II and III. You have to consider every given statement as true. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the conclusions can be logically derived.

1. Statements:
All mobiles are laptops.
No tablet is a mobile.
No laptop is a computer.

Conclusions:
I: All computers being mobiles is a possibility.
II: Some tablets are not laptops
III: Some laptops are not tablets

1.Only I follows
2.Only II follows
3.Only III follows
4.Both I and III follow
5.Both II and III follow
Explanation :

2. Statements:
All pens are pencils.
No eraser is a pen.
No pencil is a slate.

Conclusions:
I: All erasers are slates is a possibility
II: No slate is an eraser
III: Some slates are erasers

1.Only I follows
2.Only II follows
3.Only III follows
4.Both II and III follow
5.I and Either II or III follows
Answer – 5.I and Either II or III follows
Explanation :

3. Statements:
Some squares are triangles.
All triangles are rectangles.
Some rectangles are circles.
All circles are polygons.

Conclusions:
I: Some triangles are polygons
II: some circles are not squares
III: All circles being triangles is not a possibility

1.Only I follows
2.Only II follows
3.Only III follows
4.Both I and III follow
5.None follows
Explanation :

4. Statements:
All lions are tigers.
No tiger is a rabbit.
No tiger is whale

Conclusions:
I: Some whales are not lions
II: Some lions are not rabbits
III Some rabbits are whales

1.Only I follows
2.Only II follows
3.Only III follows
4.Both I and II follow
5.Both II and III follow
Answer – 4.Both I and II follow
Explanation

5. Statements:
Some squares are circles.
No square is a cone.
All circles are spheres.

Conclusions:
I: Some circles are cones
II: Some circles are not cones
III: No circle is cone

1.Only I follows
2.Only II follows
3.Only III follows
4.II and Either I or III follows
5.All I, II and III follow
Answer – 4.II and Either I or III follows
Explanation :

6. Cause:
What will be the effects if Rs.2000 note is demonetized now?
Effect:
I. People deposit their Rs.2000 notes in bank as usual
II. Political parties revolt against the current government
III. People express their consent over the government decision

1.Only I is effect
2.Only II is effect
3.Both I and II are effects
4.Both I and III are effects
5.All I, II and III are effects
Answer – 3.Both I and II are effects
Explanation :
People generally donâ€™t give their consent but they are hopeless and deposit their money as usual

7. Statement:
You are hereby appointed as Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee with a period of one year in SBI and your performance will be reviewed at end of the period for confirmation.
Assumptions:
I. The capability of the trainee can assess by the bank during the training period.
II. Merely empanelment to a job doesnâ€™t conform to get a job unless training period is completed successfully.

1.Only assumption I is implicit
2.Only assumption II is implicit
3.Either I or II is implicit
4.Neither I or II is implicit
5.Both I and II are implicit
Answer – 5.Both I and II are implicit
Getting appointment letter doesnâ€™t guarantee a job and companies assess capabilities and strengths of the trainee during the probation period. So both are implicit

8. Statement:
Should retirement age of government employees is to be reduced to 50 years?
Arguments:
I Yes, life expectancy in India is reduced drastically in present generation
II No, they cannot survive after retirement

1.Only Statement I is strong
2.Only Statement II is strong
3.Either I or II is strong
4.Neither I or II is strong
5.Both I and II is strong
Answer – 4.Neither I or II is strong
Both the arguments are not strong because decreasing retirement age to 55 years is too risible and moreover they get a pension to survive after retirement.

9. Q(9-10). Answer the questions based on the information given below
â€˜@â€™- Either North or East
â€˜#â€™ â€“ Either South or West
â€˜\$â€™ â€“ Either 2 Km or 4 Km
â€˜%â€™ â€“ Either 3 Km or 5 Km

Lavanya starts from her house towards point P which is at a distance of â€˜%â€™. From point P she took left turn walked towards point Q which is at a distance of â€˜\$â€™, She then walks in the direction â€œ#â€™ from that point for a distance of â€˜\$â€™ to reach point R. If her house is in southwest direction to the Point R then in which direction she started initially from her house?
1.East
2.West
3.North
4.South
Cannot be determined

10. Q(9-10). Answer the questions based on the information given below
â€˜@â€™- Either North or East
â€˜#â€™ â€“ Either South or West
â€˜\$â€™ â€“ Either 2 Km or 4 Km
â€˜%â€™ â€“ Either 3 Km or 5 Km

Lavanya starts from her house towards point P which is at a distance of â€˜%â€™. From point P she took left run walked towards point Q which is at a distance of â€˜\$â€™, She then walks in the direction â€œ#â€™ for a distance of â€˜\$â€™ to reach point R. If her house is southwest direction to Point R then what will be the distance between Q and R if she walked 3 km initially?
1.2 Km
2.3 Km
3.4 Km
4.5 Km
5.Cannot be determined