Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Prelims

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): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Seven people N, K, T, B, M, W and R have their weekly offs on different days of the week i.e. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday not necessarily in that order. Each of them has a liking for different cuisine i.e. Indian, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Spanish, Continental and Thai, not necessarily in that order. K likes Thai food and gets his weekly off on Thursday. B likes Italian food and does not have off on Sunday. M has weekly off on Saturday and R has his weekly off on Tuesday. W likes continental food whereas the one who has weekly off on Monday likes Mexican cuisine. T does not like Spanish cuisine and has weekly off on Wednesday. The one who likes Indian food does not have a weekly off on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Q1. Who has a weekly off on Friday?
(a) T
(b) R
(c) W
(e) None of these

Q2. What cuisine does R like?
(a) Continental
(b) Indian
(c) Italian
(d) Spanish
(e) None of these

Q3. On which day does N have weekly off ?
(a) Tuesday
(b) Friday
(c) Monday
(d) Sunday
(e) None of these

Q4. Who likes Chinese cuisine?
(a) T
(b) B
(c) R
(d) N
(e) None of these

Q5. On which day does W have weekly off?
(a) Monday
(b) Sunday
(c) Wednesday
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): In each question below are given two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take 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 logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer
(a) if only conclusion I follows.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follow.

Q6. Statements:
Some vegetable are mango.
No mango is a potato.
Conclusions:
I. Some vegetable are not potato.
II. Some potato are not mango.

Q7. Statements:
No orange is sweet.
All grape are sweet.
Conclusions:
I. Some sweet are grape.
II. some grape are not orange.

Q8. Statements:
All school are coaching.
Some coaching are class.
Conclusions:
I. All class being school is a possibility.
II. All class are school.

Q9. Statements:
Some set are book.
All book are copy.
Conclusions:
I. All set are copy.
II. some copy are set.

Q10. Statements:
All ring are circle.
Some circle is square.
Conclusions:
I. Some ring are square.
II. All square are ring.

Q11. How many such pairs of letters are there in the meaningless word “EMPLOYE” each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(a) none
(b) two
(c) three
(d) one
(e) more than three

Q12. A, B, C, D and E are travelling to a station. Each of them reaches there at a different time. C reaches only after A, and B reaches only before E. Who among them is the third to reach the station?
(a) E
(b) B
(c) D
(d) C
(e) A

Q13. What should come in place of question mark(?) in the following series?
CX DW EV FU GT ?
(a) KM
(b) HS
(c) IR
(d) IJ
(e) None of these

Q14. How many such pairs of letters are there in the meaningless word “MANAGER” each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet ?
(a) none
(b) two
(c) three
(d) one
(e) more than three

Q15. In a certain code GOLD is written as’54%©’ and BLUE is written as ‘2%@3’. How is BOLD written in that code ?