The reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question. To Practice more with these new pattern Reasoning Question for IBPS PO and Clerk Exam 2017.

Directions (1–5): In each question below are four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the four 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 follows from the four gives statements disregarding commonly known facts. Then decide which of the answers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is correct and indicate it on the answer sheet.

Q1. Statements:
All pillows are lights.
Some lights are softs.
All softs are mats.
Some mats are cars.
Conclusions:
I. Some mats are lights.
II. Some mats are pillows.
III. Some cars are lights.
IV. Some lights are pillows.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I, III and IV follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q2.Statements:
Some wires are cables.
Some cables are fibers.
All fibers are copper.
All copper are irons.
Conclusions:
I. Some copper are wires.
II. Some irons are cables.
III. Some copper are cables.
IV. Some irons are fibers.
(a) Only I, II and III follow
(b) Only II, III and IV follow
(c) Only I, III and IV follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Q3.Statements:
All dots are spots.
All spots are darks.
All darks are lights.
All lights are brights.
Conclusions:
I. Some brights are darks.
II. All spots are lights.
III. Some lights are dots.
IV. All dots are brights.
(a) Only I, II and III follow
(b) Only I, II and IV follow
(c) Only II, III and IV follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Q4.Statements:
Some birds are parrots.
Some parrots are crows.
Some crows are fishs.
Some fishs are tigers.
Conclusions:
I. Some tigers are parrots.
II. No tiger is parrot.
III. Some fishs are birds.
IV. No fish is bird.
(a) Only either I or II follows
(b) Only either III or IV follows
(c) Only either I or II and either III or IV follow
(d) Only I and III follow
(e) None of these

Q5.Statements:
All mirror are reflectors.
No reflector is real.
Some reals are truths.
All truths are falses.
Conclusions:
I. Some falses are reals.
II. Some reflectors are mirror.
III. Some truths are reflectors.
IV. Some reals are mirror.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I & II follow
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only IV follows

Directions (6-10): Read the following passage carefully and answers the questions given below it—

Eight friends J, K, L, M, N, P, R and S like different movies  – Ironman , Superman, Batman, Titanic, Jungle book, Avenger, Fantastic four and Joker. All of them are seated around a square table (two on each side) facing the center.

L sits third to the right of K. K likes Batman. R is sitting second to the left of P. P is not an immediate neighbor of L or K. The one who likes Ironman is an immediate neighbor of P. Three people sit between K and the person who likes Avenger.

K, L and also their immediate neighbor do not like Titanic. Only one person sits between the person who likes Titanic and M. The persons who like Jungle book and Joker are the immediate neighbor of each other. L likes neither Joker nor Jungle Book. Only one person sits between J and the person who likes Superman. J does not like Titanic or Jungle book. N does not like Titanic.

Q6. Which of the following is true regarding R?
(a) R likes the Superman
(b) S and M are immediate neighbours of R
(c) One person sits between R and the person who likes Joker
(d) R sits second to the right of J
(e) None of these

Q7. Who amongst the following likes movie Jungle book?
(a) L
(b) R
(c) M
(d) N
(e) Cannot be determined

Q8. How many persons sit between S and the person who likes Joker, when counted in clockwise direction from the person who likes Joker?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Q9. Which of the following is true?
(a) Only one person is sitting between the person who likes Joker and Fantastic four.
(b) S likes Titanic.
(c) The person who likes Jungle book is an immediate neighbor of K.
(d) One person sits between K and the person who likes Titanic.
(e) None is true

Q10. Who amongst the following represents immediate neighbour of M?
(a) J, N
(b) P and the person who likes Titanic
(c) K and the person who likes Fantastic four
(d) P, R
(e) J, S

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answers the questions given below.

Eight people viz. A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a straight line facing North. Each one of them has passed a recruitment exam and must join the office on different months viz. January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August but not necessarily in the same order.

1. G sits third to the right of the person who joins in May. The person who joins in August sits second to the right of G. A and E are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither A nor E is an immediate neighbour of G.

2. H sits third to the right of the person whose joining date is in January. Neither A nor E has joining dates in January' H's joining date is not in August.

3. Only two people sit between E and the person whose joining date is in July. The person whose joining date is in February sits to the immediate left of D.

4. Only one person sits between E and B. C joins on one of the months before July. E joins after April. G joins after A.

5. Neither C nor F sit at any of the extreme end. C sits second to the right of A. A sits at an extreme left end of the row.

Q11. On which of the following months does H join the office?
(a) April
(b) June
(c) July
(d) February
(e) March

Q12. Who amongst the following sits exactly between E and B?
(a) The person whose joining date is in May
(b) The person whose joining date is in January
(c) D
(d) A
(e) The person whose joining date is in August.

Q13. 'H' is related to 'July' in a certain way based on the above arrangement. 'B' is related to 'June' following the same pattern. How is related to 'May' following the same pattern.
(a) F
(b) G
(c) A
(d) D
(e) C

Q14. Which of the following is true regarding D?
(a) Only two people sit to the left of D
(b) D is sitting third to the right of the person whose joining date in July
(c) E and B are immediate neighbours of D
(d) D's joining date is in May
(e) None of these

Q15. Who amongst the following has joining date in June?
(a) F
(b) E
(c) G
(d) D
(e) C

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