# Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Exams 2017

Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Exams 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams Reasoning Ability Practice Quiz Section. The following quiz consists of Seating Arrangement (5 Questions), Syllogism (5 Questions), Inequalities (5 Questions), Blood Relations (3 Questions), Directions (2 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight friends sitting around a circular table. Four of them are facing away from the centre and four of them are facing towards the centre. Each of them have a different car- Ford, Toyota, Audi, Nissan, Fiat, Datsun, Ferrari and Bentley but not necessarily in the same order. All the given car is of different colour viz. White, Blue, Orange, Pink, Green, Purple, Yellow and Red but not necessarily in the same order.
E faces towards the centre and have a White colour car. Both the immediate neighbors of E face away from the centre and have either Orange or Pink colour car. D faces away from the centre and he has a Ford car. Both the immediate neighbours of D do not face away from the centre. E sits third to the right of F, who has a green colour car and faces away from the centre. C sits third to the left of F. The one who has an Orange colour car sits opposite to F. The one who has Blue colour car is not the immediate neighbour of F and faces away from the centre. A sits second to the left of C and he have neither Yellow nor Red colour car. The one who has a Yellow colour car sits between H and F. B faces away from the centre, and have Toyota car which is not of Blue colour. E has Ferrari car. The person who has Nissan car sits opposite to D. Audi car is of purple colour. The person who has Bentley car is not near to G or E. C faces the person who has Datsun car.
1. Who among following has Purple colour car?
(a) E
(b) F
(c) B
(d) D
(e) A
2. Who among following has Orange colour car?
(a) B
(b) H
(c) F
(d) D
(e) None of these
3. F has which of the following car?
(a) Fiat
(b) Ferrari
(c) Dastun
(d) Nissan
(e) Toyota
4. Who among following have pink colour car?
(a) B
(b) H
(c) F
(d) D
(e) None of these
5. Which of the following is D’s position with respect to E?
(a) Fourth to the left
(b) Third to the right
(c) Second to the left
(d) Second to the right
(e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): In the following questions, only one Conclusion is given and five statements are given as a), b), c), d) and e). From this you have to take the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given statement logically follows.
6. Conclusions:
Some chains are stores is a possibility
Some chains are sticks
Some sticks are stores is a possibility
a) Statements: Some stores are baskets; Some baskets are sticks; Some sticks are chains
b) Statements: All stores are baskets; Some baskets are sticks; All sticks are chains
c) Statements: All stores are baskets; Some baskets are sticks; Some sticks are chains
d) Statements: All stores are baskets; All baskets are sticks; Some sticks are chains
e) Statements: All stores are baskets; Some baskets are sticks; No sticks are chains
7. Conclusions:
Some ropes are desks
Some walls are desks is a possibility
Some ropes are chairs
Some chairs are walls is a possibility
a) Statements: Some desks are chairs; Some chairs are ropes; Some ropes are walls;
b) Statements: All desks are chairs; Some chairs are not ropes; All ropes are walls
c) Statements: Some desks are chairs; Some chairs are ropes; All ropes are walls
d) Statements: Some desks are chairs; All chairs are ropes; Some ropes are walls
e) Statements: All desks are chairs; Some chairs are ropes; Some ropes are walls
8. Conclusions:
Some cars are rooms
Some cars are wires
Some wires are rooms
a) Statements: All rooms are wires; Some wires are roads; All roads are cars
b) Statements: Some rooms are wires; Some wires are roads; Some roads are cars
c) Statements: All rooms are wires; No wires are roads; All roads are cars
d) Statements: All rooms are wires; All wires are roads; Some roads are cars
e) Statements: All rooms are wires; All wires are roads; All roads are cars
9. Statements:
Some dogs bark.
All dogs bite.
All bats bite.
Those animals who bark are not dangerous.
Conclusions:
I. Even those dogs who do not bark bite.
II. Those dogs who do not bark, do not necessarily bite.
III. All those dogs which are of white colour, bite is a possibility
IV. Some dogs are bats.
A) Only II and III follow
B) Only II follows
C) Only III follows
D) Only I and III follow
E) None of these
10. Statements: Some bikes are buildings.
All buildings are bottles.
Some bottles are trucks.
Conclusions:
I. Some bikes are trucks.
II. Some bikes are bottles.
III. Some bottles are buildings.
IV. No truck is a bike.
A) None of the above
B) II and III only follow
C) Either only I or II and III and IV follows
D) Either only I or IV and II and III follows
E) All of the above
Directions (11 – 15): In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions.
(A) If only Conclusion I is true
(B) If only Conclusion II is true
(C) If either Conclusion I or II is true
(D) If neither Conclusion I nor II is true
(E) If both conclusions I and II is true
11. Statements   H ≥ I = J > K ≤ L
Conclusions:
I.   K < H
II.  L ≥ I
12. Statements S > C ≥ O, P < C
Conclusions:
I.  O < P
II. S > P
13. Statements A = B ≤ C, A > R
Conclusions:
I.  B > R
II. R < C
14. Statements D > E ≤  F, J < F
Conclusions:
I.  D > J
II. E < J
15. Statements P < Q > T, R ≥ Q
Conclusions:
I.  R > P
II. T < R
Directions (16 – 18): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
P is the daughter of Q. R has only two children – P and S. T is the brother of U. S is married to V. R has only two daughters. W is the mother of Q. T is married to P. W is married to X. R is the son of Y.
16. Who among the following is the father of Q?
A) W
B) Y
C) R
D) X
E) None of these
17. Who among the following is the sister-in-law of U?
A) S
B) P
C) Q
D) W
E) Y
18. How is R related to T?
A) Father-in-law
B) Mother-in-law
C) Father
D) Mother
E) Brother
Directions (19 – 20): Bala walked 25km towards west, took a left turn and walked 15km. He again took a left turn and walked 30km. He then took a right turn and stopped.

19. Now he was facing which direction ?
A) West
B) East
C) South
D) North
E) None of these
20. Instead of turning right at the end if he took left and walked 20km, what is the shortest distance to his starting point?
A) 3√7km
B) 2√5km
C) 7√2km
D) 5√2 km
E) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. E)   2. A)   3. A)   4. B)   5. E)
11. A) Conclusions
I. K < H  is True
II. L ≥ I  is False
Only Conclusion I is True
12. B) Conclusions
I. O < P  is False
II. S > P  is True
Only Conclusion II is True
13. E) Given that, A = B ≤ C
and             A > R
On combining the statement we will get : R < A = B ≤  C
Conclusions
I. B > R  is True
II. R < C  is True
Both the conclusions are True
14. D) Given that, D > E ≤ F
and             J < F
On combining the statement we will get : D > E ≤ F  > J
Conclusions
I. D > J  is False
II. E < J  is False
Both Conclusions are False
15. E) Given that, P < Q > T
and             R ≥  Q
On combining the statement we will get :
P < Q ≤ R and R ≥ Q > T
Conclusions
I. R > P  is True
II. T < R  is True
Both Conclusions are True
(16 – 18):

16. D)   17. B)   18. A)
(19 – 20):

19. C)
20. D) X^2 = 5^2 + 5^2 => X = √50 = 5√2