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Reasoning Ability For IBPS CWE
  • 2016-11-10
Reasoning Ability For IBPS CWE
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Directions (Q.1-5): Each of the 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

 1. How is P related to Q?

Statements:

I. Mother of P is daughter of R

II. R is sister of Q

(a) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question;421

(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 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 are not sufficient to answer the question;

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

 

2. Among five friends A, B, C, D and E who is the youngest?

Statements:

I. B and D are older than C and E

II. C is older than only E

(a) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question;421

(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 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 are not sufficient to answer the question;

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

 

3. Tower R is in which direction with respect to Q?

Statements:

I. M is to the East of Q and to the North of R.

II. L is to the West of R and to the South of Q.

(a) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question;421

(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 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 are not sufficient to answer the question;

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

 

4. How many children are there in the row of children facing North?

Statements:

I. Kavita is twelfth from the left end of the row and is seventh to the right of Nisha.

II. Nisha is twentieth from the right end of the row.

(a) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question;421

(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 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 are not sufficient to answer the question;

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

 

5. How many sons does ā€˜Dā€™ have?

Statements:

I. R is the only sister of T and M who are sons of D.

II. T and M are only brothers of R who is daughter of D.

(a) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question;421

(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 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 are not sufficient to answer the question;

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


ANSWER:

1-d       2-b       3-c       4-e       5-c


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