IBPS PO Race 2015- Practice Reasoning Questions (Mixed) Set-13

    IBPS PO Race 2015- Practice Reasoning Questions
    IBPS PO Race 2015- Practice Reasoning Questions (Mixed) Set-13:
    Important Practice Reasoning Questions with explanation for Upcoming IBPS PO-V Exam was given here with explanation, candidates those who are preparing for those exams can use this practice questions.

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    Directions (01-05): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.
    A group of people has six family members and an advocate. These are L, M, N, O, P, Q and R and having different professions. Each one of them is a journalist, businessman, architect, doctor and pilot but not necessarily in this order. There are three males and three females in the family out of which there are two married couples. M is a businessman and is the father of P. N is a housewife and is daughter-in-law of O.L is neither a pilot nor a journalist. R is an advocate. N is not the mother of P and O is not married to M. No lady is a journalist.
    1).Which of the following groups represents the three ladies in the group?
    a)   N, P, L
    b)   P, L, N
    c)   L, N, O
    d)   O, P, L
    e)   None of these

    2).Who is married to Q?
    a)   N
    b)   O
    c)    L
    d)   Can’t be determined
    e)   None of these

    3).Who among the following family members is an architect?
    a)   L  
    b)   O
    c)   P
    d)   Can’t be determined
    e)   None of these

    4).Which of the following is the profession of P?
    a)   Architect  
    b)   Pilot
    c)   Architect or pilot
    d)   Journalist
    e)   None of these

    5).How is Q related to O?
    a)   Father 
    b)   Mother
    c)   Mother-in-law
    d)   Son-in-law
    e)   None of these

    Directions (06-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow:
    At a party, A, B, C, D and E are sitting in a circle. The group comprises a professor, an industrialist and a businessman. The businessman is sitting in between the industrialist and his wife D.A, the professor is married to E, who is the sister of B. The industrialist is seated to the right of C. Both the ladies are unemployed.
    6).What is A to B?
    a)   Brother
    b)   Uncle
    c)   Brother-in-law
    d)   Can’t be determined
    e)   None of these

    7).A is sitting to the right of
    a)   The industrialist 
    b)   His wife
    c)   D
    d)   Can’t be determined
    e)   None of these

    8).Who is the industrialist?
    a)   D
    b)   A
    c)   B
    d)   Can’t be determined
    e)   None of these

    9).Who in the group is unmarried?
    a)   Professor
    b)   Industrialist
    c)   Businessman  
    d)   Can’t be determined
    e)   None of these

    10).Who among them must be graduate?
    a)   B
    b)   A
    c)   C
    d)   E
    e)   None of these


    Answers:                         
    1).c ) 2). b) 3). a) 4). d) 5).e ) 6). c) 7).d ) 8).c ) 9). d) 10).b )
    Check Here Explanation for above Reasoning Questions:

    Directions (1-5):
    The given information can betabulated as follows
    Person
    Sex
    Relationship
    Profession
    L
    Female
    Wife of M
    Architect
    M
    Male
    Father of p
    Businessman
    Husband of L
    Son of Q and O
    N
    Female
    Daughter-in-law of O and Q
    House Wife
    O
    Female
    Wife of Q
    Pilot
    P
    Male
    Son of m and L
    Journalist
    Q
    Male
    Grandfather of P
    Doctor
    Husband of Q
    Father of M
    R
    Advocate
    Two married couples: LM and QO.

    Directions(6-10) :


    A, the professor is married to E and E is the sister of B. The wife of the industrialist is D. The Industrialist is seated to the right of C. Thus, A and C cannot be industrialists. Therefore, B is the industrialist and C is the business man. Now, we come to the following deductions:
    A-Professor            
    B-Industrialist             
    C-Businessman
    D-Female, hence unemployed      
    E-Female, hence unemployed

    6). A is the husband of E and E is the sister of B. Hence, A is the brother-in-law of B.
    7). It cannot be determined, as no information has been provided in the paragraph about the sitting position of A.
    8). As deduced earlier, B is the industrialist.
    9). It cannot be determined whether the businessman is married or unmarried.
    10). As A is a professor, he must be a graduate.                     

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