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# Previous Year Reasoning Questions | 25.07.2017

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Previous year questions give guidance to us and provide a base for the preparation of any competitive exam. It is always good to have an experience of how the level of exam varies from year to year. For every subject like in Reasoning Ability, we come to know the pattern of questions must be followed to prepare the examination.

IBPS PO MAINS – MEMORY BASED – 2016

Directions (1-5): Each question consists of two/three or four statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. Consider 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 follow from the given statements using all statements together.

(a) If only conclusions I follows

(b) If only conclusions II follows

(c) If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

(d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusions II follows

(e) If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow

1. Statements: All cake are biscuit

Some pastries are cake Some biscuits are chips

Conclusions: I. All pastries being chips is a possibility

II. Some cake are definitely not chips.

2. Statements: Some blues are greens

Some reds are blues All greens are whites

Conclusions: I. Some reds are neither blues nor whites is a possibility

II. All greens are reds is a possibility

3. Statements: All floor are roof

No window is roof All windows are wall

Conclusions: I. Some roof which are wall are also floor.

II. No wall is floor

4. Statements: All cake are biscuit

Some pastries are cake Some biscuits are chips

Conclusions: I. Some biscuit which are pastries are also a part of chips.

II. All chips if they are pastries then they must be a part of cake

5. Statements: Some blues are greens

Some reds are blues All greens are whites

Conclusions: I. Some whites are not reds

II. Some reds which are white are blue.

SOLUTION

Direction (1-5):–

1. (a)

2. (e)

3. (d)

4. (d)

5. (d)

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