Mixed Reasoning Questions – Set 17

Miscellaneous Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO/Clerk, NIACL, NICL, RBI Grade B, Dena Bank PO PGDBF, BOI, OBC SO, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams

Directions (1-2): A is brother-in-law of E. G is daughter of B. F is brother of G. D is father of A. H is sister of A. C is mother of H and grandmother of F. G is niece of E. C has only 2 children. Only one of D’s children is married.

  1. How is B related to E?
    A) aunt
    B) sister
    C) daughter
    D) sister-in-law
    E) mother
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     Option B
    Solution:
    Since C has only 2 children and she is grandmother of F. So A is married to B. and B is sister of E. (A is brother-in-law of E.)
  2. How is G related to H?
    A) wife
    B) sister
    C) niece
    D) no direct relation
    E) None of these
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     Option C
  3. There are 5 boxes, all different in color- red, yellow, orange, green and white. There is different number of chocolates in each of the box. All boxes are kept one above the other.
    The box containing 9 chocolates is just above the red box. There are 2 boxes between the ones having 9 and 20 chocolates. There is one box between red and orange boxes. Also, there are two boxes between white and red boxes. The green box contains 10 chocolates. Which colored box is at top?
    A) red
    B) white
    C) green
    D) yellow
    E) orange
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     Option D
    Solution:
    Order from top:: yellow(9), red, green(10), orange(20), white

Directions (4-5): There are 7 people – A, B, C, D, E, F, and G having different heights. B is taller than A but shorter than F. F is not the tallest. D is just below A height wise. C is shorter than B. G is shorter than C. F has height equal to 146 cm. The one who is second shortest has height 130 cm. D is not the shortest.

  1. Who is the shortest of all?
    A) C
    B) G
    C) E
    D) Cannot be determined
    E) None of these
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     Option B
    Solution:
    Two possibilities:
    E > F > B > A > D > C > G OR E > F > B > C > A > D > G
    Both gives G the shortest.
  2. If height of A is 131 cm, what could be the possible height of C?
    A) 135 cm
    B) 126 cm
    C) 129 cm
    D) 119 cm
    E) 120 cm
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     Option A
    Solution:
    A = 131 cm, so D = 130 cm so becomes second shortest. So
    E > F > B > C > A > D > G   becomes true.  So C’s height > 131 cm

Directions (6-7): In each of the questions below, statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements.

  1. Statements: Some mango are apple. All apple are grapes. No grapes is lemon. All lemon are orange.
    Conclusions:
    I. All apple are orange is a possibility
    II. No mango is lemon
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follow
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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     Option A
  2. Statements: All mango are apple. Some grapes are mango. No grapes is lemon. All orange are lemon.
    Conclusions:
    I. All mango are orange is a possibility
    II. Some apple are lemon
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follow
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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     Option D
  3. Point A is 6 m west of point P. Point D is 5 m east of point R. Point D is 6 m north of point C. point P is 8 m north of point R. Point C is 3 m east of point B.
    A person starts walking from point A in south direction. He walks for 10 m and takes a left turn. Then he walks for 3 m and takes a right turn. Walks for another 4 m and stops and point Z. Find distance BZ.
    A) 4 m
    B) 8 m
    C) 7 m
    D) 2 m
    E) 5 m
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     Option E
    Solution:

  4. Point A is 7 m to the east of point P. Point R is 6 m north of point D. point D is 4 m west of point S. Point A is 4 m to the south of point B. Point R is 8 m to the east of point B. Point E is 7 m to the south of point S. Point E is 6 m to the east of point F. Find distance AF.
    A) 3√13 m
    B) 4√7 m
    C) 3√11 m
    D) 4√13 m
    E) 3√7 m
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     Option A
    Solution:

    AF = √(62 + 92) = 3√13 m
  5. In the following arrangement, four of the five options are alike in a certain way, which does not belong to the group? 
    E ^ D G 3 & N A 2 9 Q @ * C R 1 ) S I 4 H $ ! Z M 5 © K L U
    A) [email protected]
    B) [email protected]
    C) M5$
    D) SI1
    E) ZMH
    View Answer
     Option D  

     

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