Saturday, 15 October 2016

Inequalities and Puzzle quiz for IBPS PO and Clerk 2016


Directions (1-5): In the following questions, assuming the given statement/s to be true, find which of the conclusion among given conclusions is/are definitely true and then give your answers accordingly.

1. Statements: P≤Q; Q≤D; D<S; L=M; M≥D; D>T
    Conclusions: 
(i) M>S
(ii) L<D
(iii) S<D

(A) None is true
(B) Only I and II are true
(C) Only II and III are true
(D) Only III and I are true
(E) All are true

2. Statements: A<B; B≤C; O>C; C≤K; B≥F
    Conclusions:
(i) O>B
(ii) O>F
(iii) K>A
(A) None is true
(B) Only I and II are true
(C) Only II and III are true
(D) Only III and I are true
(E) All are true

3. Statements: M≥Q; Q≠A; A≥S; Z<A; T≥A; U>T
    Conclusions:
(i) Q=S
(ii) M>A
(iii) A>T

(A) None is true
(B) Only I and II are true
(C) Only II and III are true
(D) Only III and I are true
(E) All are true

4. Statements: Z≥X >K, D=K<P
    Conclusions:             
(i) D≤Z
(ii) X=P
(iii) D<X

(A) Only I is true
(B) Only II is true
(C) Only III is true
(D) Both I and III are true
(E) None of these

5. Statements: A<J=E≤M, E≥K≥R, A≥L
    Conclusions:
(i) M≥R
(ii) E>L
(iii) A<E≥R

(A) Only I is true
(B) Only II is true
(C) Only I and II are true
(D) All I,II and III are true
(E) Only II and III are true

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Ashish, Bindia, Chahat, Dinesh, Emli and Faizal are six friends seated in a circle facing the centre. Ashish and Chahat are seated adjacent to each other and Emli and Bindia are also seated adjacent to each other. Bindia is to the immediate left of Faizal. There are two persons between Dinesh and Emli. Ashish is not seated adjacent to Emli.

6. How many persons are seated between Faizal and Emli if we go anticlockwise from Faizal to Emli?
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these
7. Who is to the immediate left of Emli?
(A) Chahat
(B) Bindia
(C) Faizal
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these

Directions (Q. 8-10): Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group ?
8.
(A) Bindia Ashish
(B) Bindia Dinesh
(C) Chahat Faizal
(D) Dinesh Emli
(E) Faizal Chahat
9.
(A) Bindia Emli Chahat
(B) Chahat Ashish Dinesh
(C) Faizal Dinesh Ashish
(D) Dinesh Faizal Bindia
(E) Ashish Dinesh Faizal
10.
(A) Ashish Chahat
(B) Emli Bindia
(C) Chahat Emli
(D) Ashish Faizal
(E) Dinesh Ashish

Answers with Solutions

Directions (1-5):

1. (A)
2. (E)
3. (A)
4. (C)
5. (D)

Directions (6-10)
On the basis of given information following seating arrangement can be made:

6. (C); There are three persons Dinesh, Ashish and Chahat between Faizal and Emli, if we go anticlockwise from Faizal to Emli.
7. (A); Chahat is sitting to the immediate left of Emli.
8. (B); In all others there are two persons between the first and the second person. While in Bindia Dinesh, only one person is sitting.
9. (C); Except in Faizal Dinesh Ashish, in all others the three persons are seated in clockwise.
10. (D); Except Ashish Faizal, all other pairs indicate the persons seated adjacent to each other.

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