Reasoning Quiz-01″ 7min ” (IBPS PO, RRB PO, RRB CLERK)

Exam- IBPS PO Pre, RRB PO Mains, RRB Clerk mains

Time: 10min

Cutoff- 7

Directions (1 to 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Seven members of the family namely L, M, N, O, P, Q and R live in eight different floors of building. One of the floors in the building is vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight. Each one of them likes different colours, namely Purple, Pink, Brown, Red, Orange, Green and Blue (but not necessarily in the same order).

The one who likes Orange colour lives immediately below to Q .P lives on an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. There are three people live between R and the vacant floor. There are only three floors between N and the one who likes Red colour.There are only four floors between Q and L. The one, who likes Green colour lives immediately above the one who likes Purple colour. The number of floors above P is same as the number of floors between P and N. M lives immediately above the one who likes Brown colour. The number of floors between P and the one who likes Pink colour is only one. The one, who likes Pink colour lives immediately below the vacant floor. The floor number of the vacant floor is even-numbered. Only two floors are there between the one who likes Green colour and Red colour. M lives immediately below the vacant floor. M neither lives on floor number 5 nor floor number 2. The one, who likes Pink colour, lives on one of the floors below the floor number 4. N likes blue colour.

1. The one who likes Green colour lives on which of the following floor?

(a) First

(b) Eighth

(c) Second

(d) Fourth

(e) None of these

2. Who among the following person lives immediate above the one, who likes Pink colour?

(a) P

(b) L

(c) M

(d) It is a vacant floor

(e) None of these 

3. Which of the following pair represents the persons, who live immediate below and above the vacant floors?

(a) P – O

(b) None of these

(c) Q – R

(d) M – P

(e) N – M

4. Which of the following colour does N likes and lives on which of the following floor?

(a) Green- 3rd floor

(b) Orange- 6th floor

(c) Blue-1st  floor

(d) Red- 7th floor

(e) Orange- 7th floor

5. Four of the given five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of them does not belong to that group?

(a) Q

(b) Red

(c) L

(d) 3rd floor

(e) Blue

 

Directions (6 to 8): In each question below are given statements followed by some conclusions. You have to assume everything in the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then find out which of the five given conclusions does not logically follow from the statements, disregarding commonly known facts

6. Statements: Some headphone are bluetooth.

                                                No bluetooth is a wireless.

                                                All wireless are charger.

Conclusions:                     

(a) Some headphone are not wireless.

(b) No wireless is a bluetooth.

(c) Some charger are not bluetooth.

(d) Some headphone are charger.

(e) Some charger are wireless.

7. Statements: All gift are card.

                                                Some card are voucher.

                                                All voucher are chocolate.

Conclusions:                     

(a) All gift being chocolate is a possibility.

(b) some gift are voucher.

(c) some chocolate are card.

(d) Some card are gift.

(e) All voucher being gift is a possibility.

8. Statements:                    All P are Q.

                                                All Q are R.

                                                Some R are S.

Conclusions:                     

(a) All P being S is a possibility.

(b) Some Q are R.

(c) All R being P is a possibility

(d) Some P are R.

(e) No Q is a P.

Directions (9 to 10): These questions are based on the following information.

‘P@Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’

‘P$Q’ means ‘P is the husband of Q’

‘P#Q’ means ‘P is the sister of Q’

‘P*Q’ means ‘P is the son of Q’.

9. If Q # M * C $ B @ O, then which of the following is definitely true?

(a) O is the brother of Q

(b) Q is the sister of O

(c) Q is the brother of M

(d) O is the brother of M

(e) None of these

10. Which of the following indicates the relationship ‘A’ is the daughter of M’?

(a) A # Z * N @ M

(b) A # Z * N $ M

(c) M @ N # A * Z

(d) M @ N # Z * A

(e) None of these

Solutions

(1 to 5):- It is given that P lives on an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four so there can be two possibilities-

Case 1-When P lives on 7th floor.

The one, who likes Pink colour lives immediately below the vacant floor. M lives immediately below the vacant floor so M likes Pink colour. The one, who likes Pink colour, lives on one of the floors below the floor number 4 so there can be another two possibilities-

Case 1(i)- When M lives on the ground floor but it is given that M lives immediately above the one who likes Brown colour so this case will be eliminated.

Case 1(ii)- When M lives on the 3rd floor, Fourth floor will be a vacant floor. There are three people live between R and the vacant floor so R lives on 8th floor. The number of floors above P is same as the number of floors between P and N so N lives on 5th floor. There are only three floors between N and the one who likes Red colour. Only two floors are there between the one who likes Green colour and Red colour but it cannot be possible as 4th floor is vacant.

                                                         

Floor Persons Colours
8 R  
7 P  
6    
5 N  
4
3 M Pink
2   Brown
1   Red

 

Case 2- When P lives on 5th floor.

The number of floors above P is same as the number of floors between P and N so N lives on 1st  floor. According to the condition given in the first case, M lives on 3rd floor and likes pink colour, P likes red colour so fourth floor will be vacant. The person who lives on top floor likes green colour. There are three people live between R and the vacant floor so R lives on top floor. There are only four floors between Q and L. The one who likes Orange colour lives immediately below to Q.Q lives on 7th floor and L lives on 2nd floor. O lives on 6th floor. L likes Brown colour. Q likes purple colour. N likes blue colour.  The final arrangement is-

Floor Persons Colours
8 R Green
7 Q Purple
6 O Orange
5 P Red
4
3 M Pink
2 L Brown
1 N Blue
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  6. (d)

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7. (b)

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8. (e)

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9. (b)

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10. (b)

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