Reasoning Ability Quiz for Syndicate Bank PGDBF 2017 - Direction Test, Inequalities | Set 4

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Directions: Set of 5 questions – Read the following information and answer the questions(1-5) carefully.

Five friends –Sonali, Shaurya, Subham, Siddharth, Somesh go to a garden and decide to play hide and seek. Everyone uses different spots to hide during their turns except two who hide at same spot. In the first turn. Subham started walking 2 metres east then took 4 metres to his right and then turned 5 metres to his left and found Siddharth hiding in his spot. After Siddharth was caught, it was his turn to search for others. He started from his hiding spot waked 4 meters to the west , then he saw something in the bushes few distance away , thinking it to be one of his friends, he turned left went 3 metres to the bush. From the bush he had to run another 7 metres to the south and then turn left and walk 4 meters and caught Sonali. In the next turn , Sonali starts from the bush at which Siddharth first halted while finding her . She walked 2 metres to the west and then turned right and walked 6 metres and after turning left she walked 5 metres  and  caught Shaurya and Somesh.

1. In which direction was Siddharth hiding from Subham’s starting point?
1) Southeast
2) Northeast
3) Southwest
4) South
5) None

2. What is the direction of Sonali ‘s  starting point with respect to the hiding spot of Siddharth ?
1) Southwest
2) North
3) West
4) East
5) None

3. What is the direction of Subham’s starting point from the bush?
1) West
2) Northeast
3) Southwest
4) Northwest
5) Southeast

4.Somesh is in which direction with respect to Sonali’s hiding spot?
1) Northwest
2) West
3) Southeast
4) East
5) None

5. What is the crowfly distance and direction of Sonali’s hiding point from the bush?
1) √65 metres Southeast
2) √65 metres northeast
3) √63 metres north
4) 13 metres east
5) Cannot be determined

Directions: Set of 2 questions – Read the following information and answer the questions (6-7) carefully.

A is a retired army officer. He has three children. His two sons – C and E have only 1 sister D. X and Y are the sister-in-laws of D,E and C,D respectively. X and D have two children each. The grandchildren of A and B are P,Q,R and S. P is the male sibling of Q. Q is the cousin sister of R,S. S is the husband of O.O has only one daughter Z. U,V are siblings( one male , one female). V is the cousin sister of Z. P and R are unmarried.

6. If M is the father of V, how is he related to X?
1) son-in-law
2) son
3) great grandson-in-law
4) Cousin
5) Cannot be determined.

7. If V grows up and gets married and has a baby girl K, then K will belong to which generation of  the family starting from A?
1) Third
2) Fifth
3) Fourth
4) Second
5) None

Directions: Set of 5 questions – Read the following information and answer the questions(8-12) carefully.

In the following questions the symbols #, *, @. $ and = are used with the following meanings:
X # Y means X is greater than Y.
X * Y means X is greater than or equal to Y.
X @ Y means X is equal to Y.
X $ Y means X is lesser than Y.
X= Y means X is lesser than or equal to Y.

Give answer.
1) if only conclusion I is true
2) if only conclusion II is true
3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II is true
4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true
5) if both conclusions I and II are true.

8. Statements: A # B, C $ A, C * O
1. B # C
 2. B $ C

9. Statements: A = B, D @ C, C # A
1. D = B
2. B *D

10. Statements: A @ B, L @ M, A # L
1. B # M
2. M $ A

11. Statements: A # M # L, L# N @ B, B $ S @ C
1. C @ M
2. L @ C

12. Statements: A * B, B@ D, D * L
1. B # L
2. D # A


  1. Ans-1
  2. Ans-1
  3. Ans-4
  4. Ans-1
  5. Ans-1
  6. Ans-1
  7. Ans-3
  8. Ans-4
  9. Ans-4
  10. Ans-5
  11. Ans-4
  12. Ans-4

Detailed Solutions:


8. A>B   C<A      C≥O

 O≤C< A>B

9. A≤B   D=C   C>A

10. A=B   L=M   A>L


11. A>M >L    >N=B<S=C

12. A≥B=D≥L



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