Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

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 about what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): Each of the questions below consists of question and two statements numbered I, and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.
(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question while the data in statement II are not sufficient to answer the question .
(b) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question while the data in statement I are not sufficient to answer the question.
(c) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) If the data in both statement I and statement II are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) If the data in both statement I and statement II are sufficient to answer the question.

Q1. Who among the following five i.e. M, N, O, P and Q is sitting on the middle of the row (all are facing north direction)?
I. Q sit 2nd to the left of N and on the immediate right of P. N sits on the immediate left of O, who sits on the right end.
II. M sits 2nd to the right of O, who sits on left end of the Row. Q is not the immediate neighbour of M.

Q2. How is M related to N?
I. S is the sister M. N is the only son of S, who is married to Q.
II. S is married to Q. Q is the father of N, who is brother of M.

Q3. Who among the M, O, P, Q, R and S is the tallest in height?
I. O is smaller than P and Q but taller than M. R is taller than M, but not the tallest.
II. S is taller than R and O. P is smaller than only Q.

Q4. Who among the A, B, C, D and E have the highest annual salary?
I. A’s annual salary is more than C and D. A does not earns the highest salary.
II. B earns more salary than A. E earns 200000 lac rupees more than D.

Q5. In which direction does point M is with respect to point T?
I. P point is 5m west of point T, which is 10m north of point N. Point M is in the north-east direction of point N.
II. Point M is in the south of point N. Point N is in the south of point P. Point T is in the west of point N.

Q6.In a certain code ‘ke pa lo ti’ means ‘lamp is burning bright’ and ‘lo si ti ba ke’ means ‘bright light is from lamp’. Which of the following is the code for ‘burning’ in that language?
(a) si
(b)pa
(c)ti
(d)ke
(e) None of these

Q7. Town D is towards East to town F. Town B is towards North of town D. Town H is towards South of town B. Towards which direction is town H from town F?
(a) East
(b) South-East
(c) North-East
(e) None of these

Directions (8-10): Question consists of five statements followed by five conclusions. Consider the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions does not logically follow from the given statements using all statements together.

Q8. Statements: All book are copy. Some copy are kite. No kite are hour. Some hour are time. All time are month.
Conclusions:
(a) Some month are hour.
(b) All book being kite is a possibility.
(c) Some copy is not hour.
(d) Some book is not hour.
(e) All hour being month is a possibiity.

Q9. Statements: Some fly are high. No high is world. All world is large. Some large is Note. All note is pen.
Conclusions:
(a) All high being large is a possibility.
(b) All fly being world is a possibility.
(c) Some pen is large.
(d) All world being pen is a possibility.
(e) Some fly is not world.

Q10. Statements: Some mobile is network. Some network is word. Some word is file. Some file is tax. All tax are joy.
Conclusions:
(a) All mobile being word is possibility.
(b) All word being tax is a possibility.
(c) Some joy is file.
(d) Some network being joy is a posibility.
(e) Some network is a file.

Direction (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are Eight persons M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T who are sitting around a circular table facing towards the centre of the table but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them has a different Profession i.e. Scientist, Economist, Manager, Priest, Wrestler, Doctor, Magician and Engineer but not necessarily in the same order. Magician sits third to right of N. N is not the Wrestler. O, sits to the immediate right of the Manager. M is not the Manager. R is not an immediate neighbour of M. S is not an immediate neighbour of the Scientist. M sits third to right of the Engineer. Only two people sit between the Engineer and T when counted clockwise direction from Engineer. Economist and the Wrestler are immediate neighbors of each other. Neither M nor T is a Wrestler or a Economist. Wrestler is not an immediate neighbour of the Engineer. Scientist sits second to left of Q. Q is not an immediate neighbour of T. The Scientist is an immediate neighbour of both Doctor and the Magician.

Q11. Who amongst the following sits 2nd to the left of Manager?
(a)The Scientist
(b) O
(c) W
(d) The Teacher
(e) U

Q12. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) T-Scientist
(b) S-Wrestler
(c) N-Economist
(d) P-Priest
(e) R-Doctor

Q13. Who amongst the following is the Doctor?
(a) T
(b) M
(c) P
(d) O
(e) R

Q14. Which of the following is false with respect to the given seating arrangement?
(a) The Scientist is an immediate neighbour of the Magician.
(b) R sits second to right of P.
(c) The Priest and the Wrestler are immediate neighbors of each other.
(d) The Manager sits to the immediate left of the Engineer.
(e) The Economist sits second to the left of Q.

Q15. Which of the following is the profession of P?
(a) Priest
(b) Magician
(c) Wrestler
(d) Scientist
(e) None of these