Reasoning Quiz (Puzzle, DS) | 11th december 2018

Reasoning Questions and Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Reasoning , IBPS Clerk Reasoning , IBPS RRB Reasoning ,SBI exam Reasoning , and other competitive exams.

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

T, Q, G, A, S, I and C are seven friends working in three different organizations, i.e. X, Y and Z. Not more than three or less than two work in any of the organizations. Two of them have specialization in Finance and two in Marketing and one each in Computers, Electronics Engineering and HR. Three of them are females, one in each organization. The persons with same specializations don’t work together in any of the organizations.

(i)         S works in organization Y and has specialized in Computers.

(ii)        I works in organization X and has specialized in Finance.

(iii)       None in organization Z has specialized in Finance.

(iv)       Q works in organization Z with only C.

(v)        G and A don’t work together.

(vi)       T works with neither I nor G.

(vii)      T has specialized in Marketing whereas her friend C has specialized in Electronics Engineering.

(viii)     One of the females is an HR specialist. Q is not an HR specialist.

(ix)       None of the females has specialized in Electronics Engineering.

  1. Who work in organization Y?

(a) S, G         

(b) S, T, G

(c) T, S, I

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

  1. Who have specialized in Finance?

(a) I, T          

(b) G, I

(c) A, G

(d) I, A

(e) None of these

  1. Who has specialized in HR?

(a) Q

(b) A

(c) G

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

  1. Who are the three females among the friends?

(a) T, G, Q

(b) T, C, I

(c) C, A, T

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

  1. What is the specialization of Q?

(a) Finance

(b) Marketing

(c) HR

(d) Data inadequate 

(e) None of these

Directions (6 to 10): Each of the following questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered 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 in answer the question.

(b) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(c) If the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) If the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

(e) If the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.

6. Who amongst P, Q, R, S and T is the tallest?

I. P is taller than Q. T is not the tallest.

II. R is taller than P. S is not the tallest.

7. In which direction is point E, with reference to point S?

I. Point D is to east of point E. Point E is to the south of point F.

II. Point F is to the north-west to point S. Point D is to the north of point S.

8. In which month of the year did Raman go abroad for a vacation?

I. Raman correctly remembers that he went for a vacation in the first half of the year.

II. Raman’s son correctly remembers that they went for a vacation after 31st March but before 1st May.

9. On which day of the same week is Rudra’s exam scheduled (Monday being the first day of the week)?

I. Rudra correctly remembers that his exam is scheduled on a day after Tuesday, but before Thursday of the same week.

II. Rudra’s father correctly remembers that Rudra’s exam is scheduled on the third day of the week.

10. How may marks has Sujit scored in the test?

I. Sujit scored two-digit marks. His marks were less than or equal to 20.

II. Sujit scored more than 9 marks in the test.

Solution

Directions (1 to 5):

PERSONS

ORGANIZATION

SPECIALIZATION
  X Y Z
T (F) Marketing
Q (F) Marketing
G (F)        H.R
A (M)        Finance
S (M)        Computer
I (M)         Finance
C (M) Electronics engg.
  1. (e)
  2. (d)
  3. (c)
  4. (a)
  5. (b)
  6. (e)

From I: P> Q, but T is not the tallest.

       From II: R> P, but S is not the tallest.

       From I and II: R > P > Q. Neither S nor T can be the tallest. Hence R is the tallest.

  1. (e)

From II:

2-7

From I and II:

3-7

Point E is to the north-west of Point S.

  1. (b)

From I: Possible months: January, February, March, April, May or June.

        From II: Raman’s son correctly remembers that his father went on vacation after 31st March but before 1st May.

So his father went on vacation in the month of April.

Hence only II is sufficient.

  1. (c)

Sol. From I: The possible day of exam is Wednesday.

       From II: The third day of the week is Wednesday.

Hence, either statement I alone or statement II alone is sufficient.

  1. (d)

From I: Two-digit marks is less than or equal to 20.

Possible marks: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20.

From II:Sujit scored more than 9 marks.

Possible marks: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20.

Hence, statement I and II together are not sufficient.

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