# Complex Reasoning Quiz for IBPS Clerk Main

Directions (Q. 1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and X are eight persons. Each is a professor of a different subject, viz Maths, Physics, Hindi, English, Geology, Zoology, Botany and History. Each of them pursues a different hobby, viz Singing, Music, Poetry, Shayari, Painting, Tracking, Cooking and Swimming, but not necessarily in the same order.P, who likes Cooking, is a professor of neither History nor Geology. Q is a professor of English and does not like either Singing or Poetry.
The one who is a professor of Maths likes Shayari. The one who likes Swimming is a professor of Physics and the one who is a professor of Botany likes Music. X doesn’t like Painting. T and V like Music and Tracking, though not necessarily in the same order. S likes Swimming. W is a professor of Zoology and doesn’t like Singing. The one who is a professor of Geology likes Tracking. R is not a professor of History. The one who is a professor of Hindi doesn’t like either Poetry or Painting.

1.Who among of the following likes Singing?
1) X
2) W
3) S
4) T
5) None of these

2.Who among of the following is a professor of History?
1) S
2) T
3) X
4) W
5) None of these

3.R is a professor of which of the following subjects?
1) Maths
2) Geology
3) Zoology
4) Hindi
5) None of these

4.Which of the following combinations is definitely correct?
1) R–Maths–Music
2) V–Botany–Music
3) S–Zoology–Singing
4) Q-English–Painting
5) None is correct

5.Which of the following combinations is incorrect?
1) S–Swimming
2) P–Hindi
3) W–Tracking
4) R–Shayari
5) None of these

6.Which of the following is W’s hobby?
1) Painting
2) Cooking
3) Singing
4) Poetry
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 7-11): 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.

7.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

8.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

9.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.

10.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

11.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

Answers :-

1. 1
2. 3
3. 1
4. 4
5. 3
6. 4
7. 5
8. 5
9. 4
10. 2
11. 5

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