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Complex Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions.
1. How is Vijay related to Priya? (Priya is a girl.)
I. Vijay is the only child of Priya’s sister’s grandfather.
II. Vijay is the only son-in-law of Madhu’s maternal grandfather. Madhu is Priya’s younger sister.
III. Shiva is the only son of Vijay.
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Either II or III
4) Any two of them
5) Either I or II
2. Ritu is in which direction of Neetu?
I. Tony is to the north of Neetu, Tinku is to the east of Tony and Ritu is to the south of Tinku.
II. Neetu is to the east of Tony and Tony is to the west of Ritu.
III. Tony is to the west of Tinku.
1) Only I
2) Only II
3) Both I and II
4) Both I and III
5) All I, II and III even together are not sufficient
3. How is ‘year’ written in a code language?
I. ‘best wishes of new year’ is written as ‘ti ga ba pic dic’.
II. ‘lucky year for me’ is written as ‘chi pic da ye’.
III. ‘how fast year passes’ is written as ‘vo mo pic ki’.
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only I and III
4) Any two of them
5) All I, II and III are required to answer the question.
4. How many students are there between Ravi and Anuj in a row of sixty students?
I. Raj is twentieth from the left end and Ravi is five places away from Raj.
II. Ravi is twenty-second from the left end and Anuj is twenty-seventh from the right end.
III. Anuj sits at an end.
1) Only I
2) Only II
3) Only III
4) Only I and II
5) Only I and III
5. Among A, B, C, D, E and F, who is the tallest?
I. B is taller than A and E.
II. F is taller than B but shorter than D who is not the tallest.
III. A is not the shortest.
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only I and III
4) All I, II and III
5) II and either I or III
Directions (Q. 6-8): In the questions given below, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by four conclusions. You have to decide which conclusion definitely follows from the statement.
6. Statements: P < Q, R > T, W > X, Q > W, X = R
Conclusions:
I.       P < Q
II.     Q > R
III.   T > W
IV.   W > P
1) Only I and IV
2) Only I and II
3) Only III and IV
4) Only II
5) Only I
7. Statements: A > B, E > F, D = E, B > C, C > D
Conclusions:
I.     F > D
II.    C > E
III.   F < A
IV.   E < B
1) Only I and IV
2) Only II and III
3) Only III and IV
4) Only II and IV
5) None of these
8. Statements: P > C, Q > G, F > M, M < G, C > F
Conclusions:
I.       M < P
II.      Q > M
III.    P > Q
IV.    M = G
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only III and IV
4) Only I and IV
5) None of these
Directions (Q. 9-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
A + B means ‘A is brother of B’.
A × B means ‘A is father of B’.
A – B means ‘A is sister of B’.
A ÷ B means ‘A is mother of B’.
9. Which of the following represents ‘A is cousin of C’?
1) A ÷ X + Y × C
2) D ÷ A + B + C
3) D ÷ A + Q × R + C
4) C + P × Q – A
5) None of these
10. What will come in place of question mark(?) if A is paternal grandfather of R?
A × Q + T ? O + R
1) +
2) –
3) ×
4) ÷
5) None of these
Directions (Q. 11-15): In each question below are given two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at 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. Give answer
1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or II follows
4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.
11. Statements: No mango is a tomato.
All tomatoes are potatoes.
No potato is sugarcane.
Conclusions:
I. No mango is sugarcane.
II. All potatoes being sugarcane is a possibility.
12. Statements: All mangoes are tangos.
Some tangos are charlies.
No charlie is a sweet.
Conclusions:
I. No sweet is a tango.
II. Some tangos being sweets is a possibility.
13. Statements: No book is a paper.
Some papers are pens.
Conclusions:
I. Some books being pens is a possibility.
II. All pens being books is a possibility.
14. Statements: No book is a rough.
No rough is a pen.
Conclusions:
I. No book is a pen.
II. Some pens being books is a possibility.
15. Statements: All pens are columns.
Some columns are inks.
No ink is a copy.
Conclusions:
I. Some columns are copies.
II. No copy is a column.


Answers:

  1. 5
  2. 5
  3. 4
  4. 2
  5. 5
  6. 4
  7. 5
  8. 1
  9. 5
  10. 3
  11. 4
  12. 2
  13. 1
  14. 2
  15. 3
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