Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk
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 like IBPS Clerk Prelims 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.

Watch Video Solution

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below. When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and its rearrangement.

Input: movement 06 49 traffic 73 june 91 clasic
Step I: movement 06 49 73 june 91 clasic traffic
Step II: 73 movement 06 49 june clasic traffic 91
Step III: clasic 73 movement 06 49 traffic 91 june
Step IV: 06 clasic 73 movement traffic 91 june 49
Step IV, is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input:12 salary increments 83 58 incentive 37 delay

Q1. In which of the following step the elements ’12 salary 58 delay’ found in the same order?
Step I
Step IV
Step V
Step II
none of these
Solution:
The machine rearranges words and numbers in alternative steps. In odd steps words are arranged while in even steps numbers are arranged.
For words- The words are arranged at both the ends according to the number of letters such that the word containing highest number of letter is arranged from left and the 2nd highest on right end and so on.
For numbers- First prime numbers are arranged in ascending order from both ends (left to right) followed by composite numbers are in next step.

Input: 12 salary increments 83 58 incentive 37 delay
Step I: increments 12 salary 83 58 37 delay incentive
Step II: 37 increments 12 salary 58 delay incentive 83
Step III: salary 37 increments 12 58 incentive 83 delay
Step IV: 12 salary 37 increments incentive 83 delay 58

Q2. What is the difference between the element which is fourth from left in Step III and first from right in Step IV?
12
27
15
46
None of these
Solution:
The machine rearranges words and numbers in alternative steps. In odd steps words are arranged while in even steps numbers are arranged.
For words- The words are arranged at both the ends according to the number of letters such that the word containing highest number of letter is arranged from left and the 2nd highest on right end and so on.
For numbers- First prime numbers are arranged in ascending order from both ends (left to right) followed by composite numbers are in next step.

Input: 12 salary increments 83 58 incentive 37 delay
Step I: increments 12 salary 83 58 37 delay incentive
Step II: 37 increments 12 salary 58 delay incentive 83
Step III: salary 37 increments 12 58 incentive 83 delay
Step IV: 12 salary 37 increments incentive 83 delay 58

Q3. In step II, ‘37’ is related to ‘12’ and ‘increments’ is related to ‘salary’. In the same way ‘delay’ is related to?
incentive
12
83
58
None of the above
Solution:
The machine rearranges words and numbers in alternative steps. In odd steps words are arranged while in even steps numbers are arranged.
For words- The words are arranged at both the ends according to the number of letters such that the word containing highest number of letter is arranged from left and the 2nd highest on right end and so on.
For numbers- First prime numbers are arranged in ascending order from both ends (left to right) followed by composite numbers are in next step.

Input: 12 salary increments 83 58 incentive 37 delay
Step I: increments 12 salary 83 58 37 delay incentive
Step II: 37 increments 12 salary 58 delay incentive 83
Step III: salary 37 increments 12 58 incentive 83 delay
Step IV: 12 salary 37 increments incentive 83 delay 58

Q4. Which element is exactly between ‘increments’ and ‘58’ in step IV of the given arrangement?
delay
12
83
incentive
salary
Solution:
The machine rearranges words and numbers in alternative steps. In odd steps words are arranged while in even steps numbers are arranged.
For words- The words are arranged at both the ends according to the number of letters such that the word containing highest number of letter is arranged from left and the 2nd highest on right end and so on.
For numbers- First prime numbers are arranged in ascending order from both ends (left to right) followed by composite numbers are in next step.

Input: 12 salary increments 83 58 incentive 37 delay
Step I: increments 12 salary 83 58 37 delay incentive
Step II: 37 increments 12 salary 58 delay incentive 83
Step III: salary 37 increments 12 58 incentive 83 delay
Step IV: 12 salary 37 increments incentive 83 delay 58

Q5. How many steps are required for the final arrangement?
6
none of these
4
7
5
Solution:
The machine rearranges words and numbers in alternative steps. In odd steps words are arranged while in even steps numbers are arranged.
For words- The words are arranged at both the ends according to the number of letters such that the word containing highest number of letter is arranged from left and the 2nd highest on right end and so on.
For numbers- First prime numbers are arranged in ascending order from both ends (left to right) followed by composite numbers are in next step.

Input: 12 salary increments 83 58 incentive 37 delay
Step I: increments 12 salary 83 58 37 delay incentive
Step II: 37 increments 12 salary 58 delay incentive 83
Step III: salary 37 increments 12 58 incentive 83 delay
Step IV: 12 salary 37 increments incentive 83 delay 58

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three Conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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 statements and then decide which of the given Conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6.Statements:
All Mays are April.
Some April are June.
Some July are June.
Conclusions:
I. Some April are Mays.
II. All June are Mays is a possibility.
III. Some June are not april.
Only I follows
Only II follows
Only I and II follow
Only III follows
None follows
Solution:

Q7.Statements:
Some May are April.
Some April are Junes.
All Junes are July.
Conclusions:
I. Some July are May is a possibility.
II. Some July can be April.
III. All Junes are not April.
Only II follows
Only II and III follow
Only I and III follow
Only I and II follow
None of these
Solution:

Q8.Statements:
All May are April.
All April are June.
All July are June.
Conclusions:
I. Some Aprils can be July.
II. Some June are not May.
III. All May are June.
Only I follows
Only II follows
Only III follows
Only I and III follow
None of these
Solution:

Q9.Statements:
Some May are April.
All April are June.
All June are July.
Conclusions:
I. Some May are July.
II. Some June are not April.
III. No June are May is a possibility.
Only I follows
Only II follows
Only III follows
Only I and II follow
None of these
Solution:

Q10.Statements:
Some May are April.
Some May are June.
Some July are April.
Conclusions:
I. Some May can be July.
II. Some May are not June.
III. Some May are July.
Only I and III follow
Only I follows
Either I or III follow
Only III follows
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions:

Ten cars are i.e. M, N , O , P , Q , U, V, X, Y and Z parked in two parallel rows (not necessarily in same order). In 1st row M, N, O, P and Q cars are parked facing south. In 2nd row, U, V, X, Y and Z are parked facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each car parked in a row faces another car of the other row. All cars are of different brands i.e. Honda amaze, Bolero, Tata safari, Nano, Celerio, Alto, I10, Swift, Wagon R, and Tiago (not necessarily in same order).

Car M is not nano and Car P is celerio. Car Y is parked third to the left of Car U, which is i10. Car M faces the car which is next of Car Y, which is bolero. The one which is wagon R is parked at extreme end. Car O is parked second to the right of Car M. The one which is honda amaze faces the one which is swift but Car M is not swift. Only one car is parked between Car N and Car P. Car V and Car Z are parked next to each other. Car Z does not face Car M and Car N, which is not tiago. The one which faces Car U is alto. The one which faces car next to Car Y is nano.

Q11. How many cars are parked between Car N and alto?
None
One
Two
Three
None of these
Solution:

Q12. Which among the following faces Car P?
U
The one which is swift
X
N
The one which is tiago
Solution:

Q13. Which of the following is true regarding Car M?
Car N and Car X are next to Car M
Car M is parked at one of the extreme ends of the april.
Car M is celerio.
Car P is parked immediate left of Car M
None of these
Solution:

Q14. Which among the following pair of car is parked exactly in the middle of the rows?
M, Z
P, Y
None of these
U, N
M, V
Solution:

Q15. V is which of the following brand?
Nano
Swift
Celerio
Alto
None of these
Solution:

You may also like to Read: