# Reasoning Test for IBPS PO 2018 Prelim Exam Set – 2

Directions (1-5): Eight students from different colleges viz. M1 , M2 , M3 , M4 , M5 , M6 , M7 and M8 are sitting in two parallel rows containing four students each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent students. In row-1 W , X , Y and Z are seated and all of them are facing south. In row-2 C , D ,E and F are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. Y sits second to right of the person from M8. E is an immediate neighbour of the person who faces the person from M8. Only one person sits between E and the person for M4. Immediate neighbour of the person from M4 faces the person from M3. The person from M1 faces the person from M6. E is not from M6. C is not from M4. C does not face the person from M8. D faces the person from M5. The one who faces F sits to the immediate left of W. X does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. The person from M8 does not face the person from M2.

1. Which of the following is true regarding W?
W sits opposite to F
The student from college M3 is an immediate neighbour of W
W is from college M8
W sits at one of the extreme ends
All are true
Option B 2. Who is seated between E and the student from college M4?
D
Y
W
F
Cannot be determined
Option D

3. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
W
D
Y
F
None of these
Option C

4. Who amongst the following faces the student from college M8?
The one from college M6
W
Both d and e
The one from college M7
F
Option C

5. C is related to College M5 in the same way as X is related to College M4 based on the given arrangement. To whom amongst the following is Z related to following the same pattern?
College M1
College M6
College M4
None of these
College M7
Option E

6. Directions (6-8): In each question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer:

7. STATEMENTS:
a)All F are P.
b) No P is a C.
c)No C is a A.
CONCLUSIONS:
a) Some F are not C.
b) No P is a A.

Only a follows
Only b follows
Either a or b follows
Both a and b follows
Neither a nor b follows
Option A

8. STATEMENTS:
a)All C are S.
b)All F are C.
c)Some S are P.
CONCLUSIONS:
a) All F being P is a possibility.
b) All F are not S.

Only a follows
Only b follows
Either a or b follows
Both a and b follows
Neither a nor b follows
Option A

9. STATEMENTS:
a)Some F are R.
b)No R is D.
c)All D are L.
CONCLUSIONS:
a)Some F are definitely not D.
b)Some L are definitely not R.

Only a follows
Only b follows
Either a or b follows
Both a and b follows
Neither a nor b follows
Option D

10. Directions(9-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered a and b given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements. Give answer:

11. In which year was Simran born?
a)Simran at present is 25 years younger to his mother.
b) Simran’s cousin, who was born in 1964, is 35 years younger to his mother.

If the data in statement a alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement b alone are not sufficient to answer the question
If the data in statement b alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement a alone are not sufficient to answer the question
If the data either in statement a alone or in statement b alone are sufficient to answer the question
If the data in both statements a and b together are not sufficient to answer the question
If the data in both statements a and b together are necessary to answer the question
Option E

12. In which direction was the flight Air India running?
a)A person ‘Raghav’ sitting in the flight saw that his shadow fell exactly on his right. The shadow of his brother ‘Raman’ sitting opposite him fells on his left.
b)The flight was not moving towards South.

If the data in statement a alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement b alone are not sufficient to answer the question
If the data in statement b alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement a alone are not sufficient to answer the question
If the data either in statement a alone or in statement b alone are sufficient to answer the question
If the data in both statements a and b together are not sufficient to answer the question
If the data in both statements a and b together are necessary to answer the question
Option D