# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO

 Reasoning Quiz

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 given in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. Read both the statements and given answer-

1. 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.
2. 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.
3. If the data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4. If the data in statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5. If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

1. Who among Sunil, Amir, Priyanka, Salman and Vidya is the first to take the award?

I. Sunil takes award before Amir and Salman but not before Vidya.
II. Priyanka is not the first to take the award and Amir is not the last to take the award.

2. How is Arun related to Atul?

I. Arun's son is the brother of only sister of Atul.
II. Asha is the only daughter of Arun and has two brothers.

3. In which direction is Kamal with respect to Mohit.

I. Mohit is to the East of Sachin, who is to the North of Kamal.
II. Ravi is to the North of Kamal, Ravi is to the west of Mohit.

4. How is 'Summer' written in a code language?

I. 'This summer is host' is written as 'li wo ne hi' and 'Purchase AC this summer' is written as 're hi li po'.
II. 'Coolest summer ever' is written as 'li ga na' and 'Hottest month of this summer' is written as 're jo hi yo li'.

5. Who is the lightest among five Friends - S, P, B, R and Q.

I. P is lightest than R only.
II. Q is heavier than B but lighter than P.

Directions (Q.6-10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken the improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

Give answer: a) If only I follow.
Give answer b) If only II follows.
Give answer c) If either I or II follows.
Give answer d) If neither I nor II follows.
Give answer e) If both I and II follow.

6. Statement: A very large number of people gathered outside the local police station to submit a memorandum on behalf of the residents highlighting police inaction in curbing incidents of theft and burglary in the neighborhood for the past few months.

Courses of action:
I. The police authority should form team of officers to talk to the representatives of the residents and assure them that proper steps will be taken to stop the menace.
II.The police authority should advise the people gathered outside the police station to disburse and promise them quick action.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

7. Statement: At least five students were killed due to a stampede in one city school as the students tried to leave the school building, fearing short circuit.

Course of action:
I. The principal of the school should be arrested immediately.
II.The Govt should immediately order closure of the school permanently.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

8. Statements
: Two local passenger trains collided while running opposite directions on the same track as the signaling system failed for a brief period.

Course of action:
I. The services of the motormen of the trains should immediately be terminated.
II.The Govt should immediately constitute a task force to review the functioning of the signaling system.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

9. Statement: Almost ninety per cent of the flights of one of the private airline companies were cancelled for the fourth consecutive day as the pilots refused to join their duties in protest against sacking of two of their colleagues by the airline management.

Course of action:
I. The management of the airline company should be ordered by the Govt to immediately reinstate the sacked pilots to end the crisis.
II.The Govt should immediately take steps to end the impasse between the management and the pilots to help the hapless passengers.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

10. Statement: A major part of the local market in the city was gutted due to a short circuit causing extensive damage to goods and property.

Course of action:
I. The Govt should issue strict guidelines for all establishments regarding installation and maintenance of electrical fittings.
II.The Government should relocate all the markets to the outskirts of the city.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

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2-1
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4-2
5-4
6-5
7-4
8-2
9-2
10-1