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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): Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.
Eight friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table for dinner such that some of them are facing towards the centre of the table and some of them are facing outside the centre of the table. They all lives in a same apartment such that the ground floor is numbered 1 and above it second floor and so on till the topmost floor which is numbered 8. R does not faces outside of the centre. Q sits third to the right of P, who lives on an even number floor and both face same direction. The one who lives on eighth floor sits third to the left of P and 2nd to the right of the one who lives on 3rd floor. N and S faces same direction. R, who lives on fifth floor sits third to the right of N, who lives on an even numbered floor but not on 2nd or 6th floor. R is one of the neighbour of P and sits third to the right of M, who faces inside. Q does not live on third floor. The one who lives on 7th floor lives opposite to the one who lives on 6th floor. S sits second to the right of the one who lives on 1st floor. O lives on second floor and faces the same direction as R.

Q1. Who lives on the third floor?
(a) S
(b) M
(c) N
(d) R
(e) T

Q2. Who among the following sits third to the right of O?
(a) The one who lives on 3rd floor.
(b) T
(c) The one who lives on 8th floor
(d) Both (a) and (b)
(e) M

Q3. M lives on which of the following floor?
(a) 3rd Floor
(b) 7th Floor
(c) 1st Floor
(d) 5th Floor
(e) None of these

Q4. Who among the following lives on 1st Floor?
(a) T
(b) R
(c) Q
(d) M
(e) N

Q5. How many persons lives between S and the one who lives on 5th Floor?
(a) Three
(b) Two
(c) One
(d) More than three
(e) No one

Directions (6–10): In each of the question below is given three or four statements followed by three or four conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically  does not follow from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6.Statements: Some hours are seconds.
Some seconds are minutes.
All minutes are Round.
Conclusions
I. Some Round are not Hours.
II. Some Second are Round.
III. All round can be hours.
IV. Some hours are minutes.
(a) Only I
(b) Only II
(c) Only I and IV
(d) None follows
(e) All follows

Q7. Statements:  No Book is copy.
No Copy is Register.
Some Register are File.
Conclusions
I. Some file are not copy.
II. All Books are File is a possibility.
III. All file being copy is a possibility.
IV. No Book is register
(a)  Only III
(b) Only I
(c) Only II
(d) III and IV
(e) All follow

Q8.Statements: Some Lenovo are Motto.
No MI is a Motto.
Some MI are Micromax.
Conclusions:
I.  At least some Motto are MI.
II. Some Micromax are Motto.
III. Some Lenovo are not MI.
IV. At least some Micromax are not Lenovo
(a) Only II
(b) Only III and II
(c) I and II
(d) All of these
(e) only I, II and IV

Q9.Statements: All Nike are Reebok.
All Reebok are Puma.
No Puma is Skechers.
Some Skechers are Wildcraft.
Conclusions
I. No Nike is a Skechers.
II. All puma are not wildcraft.
III. Some Wildcraft are not Reebok.
IV. Some reebok are skechers.
(a) Only I and II
(b) None of these
(c)  Only III and IV
(d) Only II and III
(e) Only III

Q10. Statements: All Wheels are bag.
Some Bag are Briefcase.
Some Briefcase are Blue.
All blue is black.
Conclusion:
I. All Blue being wheels is a possibility
II. Some black being bag is a possibility.
III. Some Briefcase are Black.
IV. Some  Briefcase are not Wheels.
(a) Only IV
(b) Only I and II
(c) Only II
(d) Only III or IV
(e) None of the above

Direction (11-15): Each of the questions below consists of a 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 alone 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 alone 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 statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Q11. There are five persons A, B, C, D and E sitting in a circle facing towards outside. Who is on the immediate right of D?
I. B sits 2nd to the right of A. C sits third to the right of D
II. C sits between B and A.

Q12. What is the shortest distance between two points `M' and `N’?
I. ‘M’  is 5 m North from point ' S', which is to the west of  ‘N’ at a distance of 4 m.
II. A point 'R' is in the West of ‘N' at a distance of 6 m and to the North of 'M' at a distance of 8 m.

Q13.  Who is R's Brother?
I. M is son-in-law of A, who is married to B. B is the mother of R
II. M is the father of A. S is mother R, and  is married to M.

Q14. Who among the five friends A, B, C, D and E is the oldest?
I.  E is older than three of them but A is younger than C.
II.  B is older than D and E.

Q15. Who among the following is the shortest in height?
I.  There are five student A, B, C, D and E in a class. A is taller than both B and D  but not the tallest.
II. C is taller than A. E shorter than B and D

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