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Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

There are seven students, namely P, Q, R, S, T, U and V. They go to coaching by different bike namely Hero, Royal Enfield, Bajaj, Kawasaki, Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki, but not necessarily in the same order, starting from Monday to Sunday (of the same week). T goes to coaching on Thursday.  Only one student goes to coaching between T and the one who goes to coaching by Honda bike. P goes to coaching immediately after the one who goes to coaching by Honda bike. Only three students go to coaching between P and the one who goes to coaching by Bajaj bike. Only two students go to coaching between the one who goes to coaching by Bajaj bike and U. The student, who goes to coaching by Suzuki bike, goes to coaching before U, but after Thursday. More than two students go to coaching between the one who goes to coaching by Suzuki bike and R. The one who goes to coaching by Hero bike goes to coaching immediately before the one who goes to coaching by Yamaha bike. The one who goes to coaching by Kawasaki bike, goes to coaching immediately before Q. V does not go to coaching on Tuesday.

Q1. Who among the following goes to coaching by Royal Enfield ?
(a)R
(b)S
(c)P
(d)T
(e)V

Q2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?
(a)R-Tuesday
(b)T-Monday
(c)Q-Sunday
(d)P-Friday
(e)U-Saturday

Q3. Which of the following is true about S?
(a)S goes to coaching immediately after R.
(b)S goes to coaching by Bajaj.
(c)Only two people go to coaching between S and R.
(d)All the given statements are true
(e)S goes to coaching on Sunday.

Q4. T has which of the following bike?
(a) Bajaj
(b) Hero
(c) Yamaha
(d) Kawasaki
(e)Suzuki

Q5. As per the given arrangement Q is related to the one who goes to coaching by Bajaj bike in a certain way and P is related to the one who goes to coaching by Suzuki, in the same way, U is related to?
(a) The one who goes to coaching by Royal Enfield.
(b) The one who goes to coaching by Kawasaki.
(c) The one who goes to coaching by Bajaj.
(d) The one who goes to coaching by Hero.
(e) None of these.

Directions (6-7): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

(a) if only assumption I is implicit
(b) if only assumption II is implicit
(c) if either assumption I or II is implicit
(d) if neither assumption I nor II is implicit
(e) if both assumption I and II are implicit

Q6. Statement: Many people feel ill after consuming meal at a wedding reception and were rushed to the nearby government and private hospitals.
Assumptions:
I. The relatives of the affected people may refuse to take them to the government hospitals.
II. The nearby hospitals may be able to attend to all the affected people.

Q7. Statement: The college administration has instructed all the students to stop using cell phones within the college premises.
Assumptions:
I. The students may stop using cell phones in the college premises.
II. The students continue to use cell phones in the college premises.

Directions (8-10): In each question is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem policy etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true and then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing.

(a) If only course of action I follows
(b) If only course of action II follows
(c) If either course of action I or course of action II follows
(d) If neither course of action I nor course of action II follows
(e) If both course of action I and II follow

Q8. Statements: An increasing number of graduates produced by Indian universities are unemployable.
Course of action:
I. Colleges and institutes of higher learning should be given greater autonomy to decide course content.
II. World class foreign universities should be encouraged to set up campuses in India.

Q9. Statements: Heavy rains hit the state during October, just before the State Assembly elections and caused heavy damage to standing crops in most parts of the state.
Course of action:
I. Elections should be postponed to give candidates the opportunity to campaign.
II. The Government should announce a relief package for those who are affected.

Q10. Statements: A huge rally was organized by the people in the localit, on a religious occasions and the police was informed accordingly.
Course of action:
I. Adequate police force should be deployed to oversee the procession of the rally.
II. Vehicles on the road should be advised a diversion to avoid traffic congestion.

Directions (11-15): Question consists of Six 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.

Q11. Statements: Some earth are tree. All tree are forest. No tree is carbon. All carbon are air. Some carbon are oxygen. No oxygen is ozone.
Conclusions:
(a) Some earth are forest.
(b)Some earth is not carbon.
(c) All earth being ozone is a possibility.
(d) All oxygen being tree is a possibility.
(e) Some forest is not carbon

Q12. Statements: All moon are star. All star are bright. Some bright is dark. Some forest is blue. No blue is kite. All kite is machine.
Conclusions:
(a) All moon being forest is a possibility.
(b) All moon being blue is a possibility.
(c) Some forest is not kite.
(d) All blue being machine is a possibility.
(e) All forest being kite is a possibility.

Q13. Statements: Some finger is hair. No hair is leg. All hand is leg. No hand is eye. Some eye is nose. All nose are elbow.
Conclusions:
(a)No hair is hand.
(b)Some finger is not leg.
(c) Some nose is not hand.
(d)Some eye is elbow.
(e) All finger being leg is a possibility.

Q14. Statements: Some book are pen. All book are copy. All pen are pencils. No pencils is paper. Some paper is bag. No bag is box.
Conclusions:
(a)Some book is pencil.
(b)Some paper is box.
(c) Some pen is not paper.
(d) Some bag is not pencil.
(e) Some bag is  paper.

Q15. Statements: Some man is not white. All white is black. Some black is not brown. Some brown are red. All red are yellow. No yellow is orange.
Conclusions:
(a) All man being black is possibility.
(b) All white being man is a possibility.
(c)  Some yellow is brown.
(d)Some brown is not orange.
(e) None of these

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