Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Mains and Clerk 2016


Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven Student O, L, U, C, N, X and S play different sports on different days of the week, i.e. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, not necessarily in that order. Each of them has a liking for different sport, i.e. Volleyball, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Cricket, Soccer, Rugby and Kabbadi, not necessarily in that order. L likes Kabbadi and gets his weekly off on Thursday. C likes Table Tennis and does not have off on Sunday. N has weekly off on Saturday and S has his weekly off on Tuesday. X likes Rugby whereas the one who has weekly off on Monday likes Lawn Tennis sport. U does not like Soccer and has weekly off on Wednesday. The one who likes Volleyball sport does not have a weekly off on Tuesday or Wednesday.
1. Who has a weekly off on Friday?
(A) U
(B) S
(C) X
(D) Data inadequate
(E) None of these

2. What sport does S like?
(A) Rugby
(B) Volleyball
(C) Table Tennis
(D) Soccer
(E) None of these

3. On which day does O have weekly off?
(A) Tuesday
(B) Friday
(C) Monday
(D) Sunday
(E) None of these

4. Who likes Cricket sport?
(A) U
(B) C
(C) S
(D) O
(E) None of these

5. On which day does X have weekly off?
(A) Monday
(B) Sunday
(C) Wednesday
(D) Data inadequate
(E) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A Group of Twelve friends L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were born in different months of the same year. L was born in the month of April and R was born in the month of August. U was born in the month immediately preceding the month in which V was born and immediately succeeding the month in which N was born. U was not born in the month of October nor in February. There is a gap of two months between the birthdays of W and M. There were 30 days in the month in which W was born. O was born in the month immediately after the month in which T was born. There were 31 days in the month in which O was born. There is a gap of one month between the birthdays of M and Q. P and S were born in that months which had 31 days each.
6. In which of the following months M was born?
(A) December
(B) June
(C) March
(D) November
(E) September

7.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
(A) W
(B) L
(C) U
(D) V
(E) M

8. Who among the following was born in the month of February?
(A) U
(B) W
(C) P or S
(D) N
(E) T

9. How many friends did celebrate their birthdays after Q?
(A) None
(B) Three
(C) Four
(D) Five
(E) Six

10. If T is related L and M is related to U on the basis of months in which they were born, then with which of the following W is related on the same basis?
(A) R
(B) L
(C) V
(D) P
(E) S

Answers with Solutions:

Directions (1 – 5):

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

Directions (6 – 10):

6. (D)
7. (D)
8. (C)
9. (A)
10. (B)


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