# Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 – Set 29

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Directions (Q. 1 – 5): Each of the questions below consists of a question
and two statements marked I and II given below it. You have to decide whether
the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read
both the statements and give answer:

(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to
(b) If the data in statements I alone are not sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer
the question.
(c) If the data either in statement I or in statement II
alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) If the data even in both the statements I and II
together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) If the data in both statements I and II together are
needed to answer the question.
1. What is Virat’s
rank in a class of 50 students?
I. Suraj, whose rank is 17th in the class, is ahead of Ghana
by 8 ranks. There are 7 persons between Ghana and Virat.
II. Sivramesh is 20 ranks ahead of Virat and Malala is 6
ranks behind Virat. Sangita stands exactly in the middle of Malala and
Sivramesh.

Solutions – As Suraj is ahead of Ghana by eight ranks, there are seven
persons between Suraj and Ghana. Hence,

Virat is eight ranks behind Ghana by which his rank is 33rd
in the class. Hence, I is sufficient. Statement II
does not indicate the position of Virat.
2. How many daughters
does Y have?
I. E and Q are the only daughters of Z.
II. D is brother of Q and son of Y.

Solutions -By combining both the statements it is clear that E and Q
are the only two daughters of Y. Hence, both

the statements are required.

3. What does
“De” stands for in the code language?
I. “Pa Ni Nok De” means “better late than
never” and “Ri Nok De Pam” means “never be so late” in
that code language.
II. “Mi De Mo Nam” means “being late is
lazy” and “De Mok Sac Li” means “Late moves spoil plans”
in that code language.

Solutions – From Statement II, “late” is the only common word
which is indicated by “De”. Hence, only II is

sufficient.
4. Who amongst P, Q,
R, S, T and U, who are at different weights, is the heaviest?
I. P is lighter than only R.
II. Only R is heavier than P.

Solutions – From Statement I, R >P. Hence, R is the heaviest. From
Statement II, R is the heaviest person. Hence,

either I or II is sufficient.
5. Towards which
direction is A from Z?
I. A is exactly to the south east of M.
II. Z is exactly to the south of M.

Solutions – It cannot be determined as only the direction is given but
distance between A and M as well as that of

between Z and M is not given. Hence, neither I nor II is
sufficient.
Directions (Q. 6-10):
Observe the statements carefully and choose the option by finding out the
validity
of the given conclusions:
6. Statements:
All Rats are Cats.
Some Cats are planets.
All planets are Tiles.
Conclusions:
I. Some Tiles are Rats.
II. No Rat is a Tile.
III. All Tiles being planets is a possibility
(a) Only I, II and III follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only III with Either I or II follows
(d) I and III follow
(e) None of these

Solutions -As all the given statements are affirmative, there is a
possibility of “some Rats are Tiles”. Hence, both

the conclusions form a complementary pair. Answer is
“Only III with either I or II” follows.
7. Statements:
All Fans are bats.
All bats are rats.
All rats are cots.
Conclusions:
I. Some cots are not bats
II. All cots are bats
III. All those rats which are fans must be bats
(a) Only II and III follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Either I or II and III follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Solutions -As all the given statements are affirmative, there is a
possibility of “All cots are bats”. Hence, both the

conclusions form a complementary pair. Answer is “Only
III with Either I or II” follows.
8. Statements:
All curtains are rods.
Some rods are sheets.
Some sheets are pillows.
Conclusions:
I. Some pillows are rods.
II. Some rods are curtains.
III. Some pillows which are sheets need not necessarily be rods.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Either I or III and II follows
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Solutions -Clearly, only II and III conclusion are valid.

9. Statements: No
wall is roof.
All pens are walls.
All doors are roofs.
Conclusions:
I. Some doors are walls.
II. No roof is wall
III. No any Pen is door
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Either I or II and III follows
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Solutions -“No roof is wall” is a valid conclusion as the
statement given is “No wall is roof”. No pen is door is also

valid. Hence, conclusion II and III follow
10. Statements:
All switches are plugs.
Some plugs are bulbs.
All bulbs are sockets.
Conclusions:
I. At least Some sockets are plugs
II. Some plugs are switches.
III. All sockets can never be switches
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) All follow
(c) Either I or III and II follows
(d) None follows
(e) None of these

Solutions -Clearly, both I and II conclusions are valid. All sockets
can be switches. Hence, conclusion III is not valid.

Regards

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