Practice Reasoning Questions For IBPS 2017 Exams (Syllogism)

Practice Reasoning Questions For IBPS 2017 Exams (Syllogism):

Dear Readers, Important Practice Reasoning Questions with explanation for IBPS Exams 2017 was given here with explanation, candidates those who are preparing for Banking and all other Competitive exams can use this practice questions.



Directions: (1-5) In each question below, there are three or four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements.

1). Statements:
Some dogs bark.
All dogs bite.
All bats bite.
Those animals who bark are not dangerous.
I. Even those dogs who do not bark bite.
II. Those dogs who do not bark, do not necessarily bite.
III. All those dogs which are of white colour, bite is a possibility
IV. Some dogs are bats.

Only II and III follow
Only II follows
Only III follows
Only I and III follow
None of these

1). Answer: D

2). Statements: Some bikes are buildings.
All buildings are bottles.
Some bottles are trucks.
I. Some bikes are trucks.
II. Some bikes are bottles.
III. Some bottles are buildings.
IV. No truck is a bike.

None of the above
II and III only follow
Either only I or II and III and IV follows
Either only I or IV and II and III follows
All of the above

2). Answer: D

3). Statements:
Some bags are cats.
All cats are dogs.
No dog is a cycle.
All cycles are bulls.
I. No dog is a bull.
II. Some dogs are bulls.
III. Some dogs are bags.
IV. Some bulls are bags.

None follows
All follows
Only either I or II and III follow
Only I and III follow
Only I, II and III follow

3). Answer: C

4). Statements:
No cards are lines.
All copies are cards.
All cards are telephones.
No radios are telephones.
I. Some lines are not copies.
II. Some copies are neither cards nor telephones.
III. Some telephones are neither copies nor cards.
IV. Some copies are not radios.

Prinitha and Divya
Kishore and Akshaya
Divya and Anu
Samitha and Prinitha
Sharmi and Akshaya

4). Answer: C

5). Statements:
Some soldiers are famous.
Some soldiers are intelligent.
All soldiers are honest.
All honest and famous persons are kind-hearted.
I. Some soldiers are either famous or intelligent.
II. Some soldiers are neither famous nor intelligent.
III. All intelligent persons are kind hearted.
IV. Some intelligent persons are not kind-hearted.

All follow
Only I and II follow
Only I, II and III follow
Only either I or II follows
None of these

5). Answer: E

6). Among Suresh, Dinesh, Ganesh, Ramesh and Lokesh each having a different height, Ganesh is taller than Suresh and Lokesh but shorter than Ramesh and Dinesh. Suresh is not the shortest. Who among them is the tallest?

Suresh or Lokesh
Data inadequate
6). Ganesh> Suresh, Lokesh
Ganesh Suresh>Lokesh
Ramesh, Dinesh>Ganesh> Suresh>Lokesh
So, either Ramesh or Dinesh is the tallest.
Answer: E)

7). Among Dhanvi, Dhanya, Dhithi, Dhriti and Dhuthi, Dhriti is older than Dhithi but not as old as Dhuthi; Dhanya is older than only Dhanvi. Who among them is the youngest?

Cannot be determined
None of these
7). Dhuthi>Dhriti>Dhithi>Dhanya>Dhanvi
Dhanvi among them is the youngest
Answer: A)

8). Priya is 18th from the left end and Saranya is 11th from the right end of a row of 40 children. How many children are there between Priya and Saranya in the row?

None of these
8). 17 + *
* - Priya
# + 10
# - Saranya
Number of boys between Priya and Saranya = 40 – 18 – 11 - 1 = 11
Answer: D)

9). In a row of thirty-seven boys facing South, Arafath is eighth to the right of Mishra who is fourteenth to the left of David. How many boys are there between David and Arafath in the row?

Data inadequate
None of these
9). David 1 2 3 4 5 Arafath 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Mishra
There are five boys between David and Arafath.
Answer: E)

10). Among Kaushika, Kaveri, Kavini, Kavita and Kavya each having a different weight, Kavita is heavier than Kaushika and Kavya and Kaveri is lighter than Kavini. Who among them is the heaviest?

Data inadequate
None of these
10). Kavita>Kaushika, Kavya and KaveriThe heaviest among them can’t be determined.
Answer: D)



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