Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2016 - Set 4

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Directions (Q. 1-7): Read the information given below and answer the questions that follow.
A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven members of a family. Each member of the family belongs to a different profession. There is a blogger, a teacher, a reporter, a singer, an entrepreneur, an engineer and a cricketer in the family. All are sitting around a circular table facing the centre of the table. No spouse is sitting together. In the family, there are four generations and three couples. D’s son is a reporter whose daughter is C, a singer. The father of cricketer is not sitting next to any male. E and F belong to the same gender and F, the spinster, is a cricketer. A, the eldest person in the family, is a blogger but the spouse of A is not a teacher. The person who is an entrepreneur is sitting second to the right of the father of the person who is a singer. G, who is son-in-law of the teacher, is an engineer. F is daughter of the engineer. The reporter is second to the right of the person who is a spinster. The son-in-law of the reporter is not an immediate neighbour of the cricketer or the reporter.

1. What is the relation of A with respect to the Engineer?
1) Father-in-law
2) Mother
3) Mother-in-law
4) Father
5) None of these

2. Who is the unmarried person in the family?
1) Teacher
2) Singer
3) Cricketer
4) Engineer
5) Can’t be determined

3. In a certain manner four of the five are alike. Find the odd one out.
1) FAE
2) DGC
3) BAD
4) EGF
5) GED

4. Which of the following statements is true?
1) The cricketer is not an immediate neighbour of a male.
2) The reporter is a male and son of a teacher.
3) The singer is two places away from females.
4) B, D and G are male members in the family.
5) None is true

5. If all the persons are asked to sit in an alphabetical orders, starting from A in an anticlockwise direction, the position of how many will remain unchanged (excluding A)?
1) Five
2) Four
3) Three
4) Two
5) Six

6. Who is the daughter-in-law in the family?
1) Reporter
2) Cricketer
3) Engineer
4) Singer
5) Teacher

7. In the given statements one/ more than one statement is/are true. Give answer.
(A) The teacher is mother of the engineer, who sits second to the left of his/her child.
(B) The gender of the entrepreneur and the blogger is not known.
(C) D is mother-in-law of E, who is mother-in-law of G, who is mother of F.
(D) There are two males who sit only next to females.
(E) F is granddaughter of B, who is son of an entrepreneur.
1) Only (A) and (E)
2) Only (B) and (C)
3) Only (C)
4) Only (D)
5) Only (E)

Solutions -

Directions (Q. 8-12): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
In a certain code language ‘firefighters are armymen’ is written as ‘tee mee kee’, ‘courageous people are armymen’ is written as ‘kee loo nee tee’, ‘courageous being enthusiastic’ is written as ‘loo pee jee’, ‘people are enthusiastic’ is written as ‘kee nee pee’ and ‘positive people are unpleasant’ is written ‘nee kee dee see’.

8. What is the code for ‘being’?
1) loo
2) jee
3) kee
4) pee
5) None of these

9. Which of the following may be the possible code for ‘unpleasant firefighters are positive’?
1) dee see tee mee
2) dee see kee mee
3) see tee mee kee
4) dee see jee lee
5) None of these

10. What does ‘pee’ stand for?
1) courageous
2) positive
3) army men
4) enthusiastic
5) None of these

11. Which of the following is represented by the code ‘see jee tee pee dee kee loo’?
1) unpleasant armymen enthusiastic being are positive firefighters
2) unpleasant armymen enthusiastic courageous positive are being
3) unpleasant armymen being enthusiastic are positive people
4) unpleasant armymen being are enthusiastic people.
5) None of these

12. Which of the following is the code for ‘firefighters armymen belongs to positive people’?
1) tee kee cee que loo dee
2) mee cee loo dee kee see
3) mee tee cee loo dee kee
4) mee tee kee cee que dee
5) Can’t be determined

Solutions - firefighters are armymen ® tee mee kee ... (i)
courageous people are armymen ® kee loo nee tee ... (ii)
courageous being enthusiastic ® loo pee jee ... (iii)
people are enthusiastic ® kee nee pee ... (iv)
positive people are unpleasant ® nee kee dee see ... (v)
From (i), (ii) and (iv) are ® kee
From (i) and (ii) armymen ® tee
From (i) firefighters ® mee
From (iii) and (iv) enthusiastic ® pee
From (ii), (iv) and (v) people ® nee
From (ii) and (iii) courageous ® loo
From (iii) being ® jee
From (v) positive/unpleasant ® dee/see 


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