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 information and answer the given questions:
Eight persons S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z lives on eight storey building with ground floor being numbered one and the next floor is number 2 and so on. They have their birthday on different months viz. August, May, September, November, July, December, June, and October but not necessarily in same order.
Y lives on an odd floor immediately above V. Four people live between the one whose birthday is in December and the one whose birthday is in November. The one whose birthday is in December lives on one of the floors above the one whose birthday is in November. T lives immediately above Z. V’s birthday is not in August. The number of floor between U and the one whose birthday is in October is less than 3. S lives on an even numbered floor above the fourth floor. Two people live between the floors on which S lives and the one whose birthday is in July. Four people live between the floors of U and X. U lives on an even numbered floor above X. The one whose birthday is in May lives on an odd numbered floor above the one whose birthday is in July and below the floor on which S lives. The number of floor between the one whose birthday is in July and S, is two more than the number of floor between the one whose birthday is in May and U. T’s birthday is not in May. As many people live between the one whose birthday is in June and October as between the one whose birthday is in May and T. The one whose birthday is in June lives on one of the floor above the one whose birthday is in October and lives on an even number floor below 8th floor but not on 4th floor. Y’s birthday is not in July.

Q1.V was born in which of the following month?
(a) July
(b) October
(c) November
(d) September
(e) None of these

Q2. T was born in which of the following month?
(a) June
(b) July
(c) October
(d) November
(e) None of these

Q3.How many floor are there between Z and S?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Two
(d) Five
(e) None of these

Q4. S lives on which of the following floor ?
(a) First
(b) Fifth
(c) Seventh
(d) Eight
(e) None of these

Q5. In some way S is related to W and Y is related to V, in the same way T is related to?
(a) Z
(b) Y
(c) V
(d) X
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
In a certain code language,

‘banks take tougher steps’ is written as ‘GT#5  LS#7   ZF@4   ZT#5 ’

‘ordinance to amend the’ is written as ‘ SF#3   NE#5  LP@2  IF#9 ’

‘deal with specific stressed’ is written as ‘ GE@8   KD@8  RI@4   VM@4’

Q6. What is the code for ‘empowered’ in the given code language?
(a) KE#9
(b) KE#81
(c) KE@9
(d) EK@9
(e) None of these

Q7. What is the code for ‘banking regulation’ in the given code language?
(a) ZH#7 VO@15
(b) YH#7 VO@10
(c) ZH#7 OO@10
(d) ZH#7 VO@10
(e) None of these

Q8. What is the code for ‘tougher steps’ in the given code language?
(a) LS#8 GT#5
(b) LS#7 GT#5
(c) LS#7 GT#10
(d) LS#17 GT#5
(e) None of these

Q9. What is the code for ‘financial year’ in the given code language?
(a) RN#9 VS@4
(b) RM#9 VS@14
(c) RM#9 VS@4
(d) RM#19 VS@4
(e) None of these

Q10. What is the code for ‘bankruptcy’ in the given code language?
(a) ZZ@15
(b) ZX@10
(c)YZ@10
(d) ZZ@10
(e) None of these

Directions (11-12): Study the following information and answer the given question:
Point F is 10 m to the south of E. Point G is 3 m to the east of F. Point H is 5 m to the south of G. Point I is 6 m to the west of H. Point J is 10 m to the north of I. Point K is 6 m to the east of J. Point L is 5 m to the north of K.

Q11. If there is any point Z which is between J and K such that Z is in north-west from point F, then Z is in which direction with respect to E?
(a) south-east
(b) north-west
(c) south-west
(d) south
(e) north-east

Q12. If there is any point Y which is between I and H such that Y is in also the south-east direction from point J, then Y is in which direction from point E?
(a) south-east
(b) north-west
(c) south-west
(d) Cannot determined
(e) north-east

Q13. A certain amount was distributed among six persons– A, B, C, D, E and F. B received more than only A. F received more than B. F received less than C. E received more than C but he did not get the highest amount. Who among the following received the second most amount?
(a) F
(b) A
(c) B
(d) C
(e) None of these

Q14. Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark (?) in the given expression in order to make the expressions P > A as well as T ≤ L definitely true?
P > L ? A ≥ N = T
(a) ≤
(b) >
(c) <
(d) ≥
(e) Either ≤ or <

Q15. Which of the following should be placed in the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that makes the expression B > N as well as D ≤ L definitely true?
B _ L _ O _ N _ D
(a) =, =, ≥, ≥
(b) >, ≥, =, >
(c) >, <, =, ≤
(d) >, =, =, ≥
(e) >, =, ≥, >