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Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

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 to answer the given questions:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers and all are arranged as per some logic based on the value of the number.)

Input: win 56 32 93 bat for 46 him 28 11 give chance
Step I: 93 56 32 bat for 46 him 28 11 give chance win
Step II: 11 93 56 32 bat for 46 28 give chance win him
Step III: 56 11 93 32 bat for 46 28 chance win him give
Step IV: 28 56 11 93 32 bat 46 chance win him give for
Step V: 46 28 56 11 93 32 bat win him give for chance
Step VI: 32 46 28 56 11 93 win him give for chance bat
Step VI is the last step of the arrangement the above input.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: fun 89 at the 28 16 base camp 35 53 here 68

Q1. Which of the following would be step II?
(a) 89 fun at 28 16 base camp 35 53 here 68 the
(b) 35 53 28 68 16 89 the here fun camp base at
(c) 16 89 at fun 28 camp base 35 53 68 the here
(d) 53 28 68 16 89 35 the here fun camp base at
(e) None of these

Q2. Which word/number would be at seventh position from the left end in step IV?
(a) base
(b) at
(c) 35
(d) the
(e) 53

Q3. Which step number would be the following output?
‘53 28 68 16 89 at 35 the here fun camp base’
(a) There will be no such step.
(b) III
(c) II
(d) V
(e) IV

Q4. In which step the elements ‘35 the here’ found in the same order?
(a) Step V
(b) Step IV
(c) Step I
(d) Step II
(e) Step III

Q5. Which element is exactly between ‘89’ and ‘base’ in Step IV?
(a) at
(b) 28
(c) here
(d) fun
(e) none of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code,
“its all about for”  is written as ‘N6R  N1T  Q1L  I9S ’
“among success necessary works” is written as’K23S  J14Y  Z19S  N1G’
“who tells you the” is written as ‘U23O  Q20S  U20E N25U’

Q6.What is the code for ‘light’ in the given code language?
(a) V12V
(b) U12V
(c)T12V
(d)V12T
(e)None of these

Q7.What is the code for ‘proximity' in the given code language?
(a)U16T
(b)Y16T
(c)T16Y
(d)V16T
(e)None of these

Q8.What may be the possible code for ‘methods’ in the given code language?
(a) V13S
(b)U13S
(c) W13T
(d) T13S
(e)None of these

Q9.What may be the possible code for ‘fifth stifled’ in the given code language?
(a)W6H  Z7S
(b)X6H  Z7S
(c)W6H W19D
(d) U6H  Z7S
(e)None of these

Q10.What is the code for ‘Selection' in the given code language?
(a) Z19N
(b) Y19N
(c) X19N
(d) Z19M
(e)None of these

Directions (11-15): Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people P, Q, R, S, T, U and V live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of them belongs to different state, viz UP, Assam, Bihar, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Nagaland but not necessarily in the same order. Only three people live above the floor on which P lives. Only one person lives between P and the one belongs to Manipur. U lives immediately below the one who belongs to Assam. The one belongs to Assam lives on an even-numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones belongs to Manipur and Bihar. T lives immediately above R. T does not belong to Bihar. Only two people live between Q and the one who belongs to Goa. The one who belongs to Goa lives below the floor on which Q lives. The one who belongs to UP does not live immediately above or immediately below Q. S does not live immediately above or immediately below P. V does not belong to Punjab.

Q11. Which of the following is true with respect to V as per the given information?
(a) The one who lives immediately below V is belong to Assam.
(b) V lives on floor no. 7.
(c) V lives immediately below T.
(d) V lives on the lowermost floor.
(e) V belongs to Manipur.

Q12. Who among the following lives on floor no. 3?
(a) The one who belongs to Punjab
(b) The one who belongs to Goa
(c) R
(d) V
(e) T

Q13. Who lives on the floor immediately above T?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) S
(d) V
(e) U

Q14. S belongs to which of the following states?
(a) Assam
(b) Manipur
(c) Bihar
(d) Goa
(e) Punjab

Q15. How many people live between the floors on which S and the one who belongs to Assam live?
(a) None
(b) Two
(c) One
(d) More than three
(e) Three

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