Reasoning Quiz for IBPS CLERK Prelims: 11th October 2018

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Reasoning Quiz for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 24th September 2018
Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018
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.




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

B C C B D E E B B F G H B V K L A A C M N O B P P Q B R S T U B C V Q X Y Z Z 

Q1. Which letter is 11th to the right of 10th letter from the left end?
A
M
N
C
None of these
Solution:
11th to right of 10th from left= 10+11= 21st from left= N

Q2. Which letter is 13th to the left of 15th letter from the right end?
L
K
B
V
None of these

Q3. Which letter is 11th to the left of 10th letter from the right?
N
M
O
C
None of these
Solution:
11th to left of 10th from right= 10+11=21st from right= C

Q4. How many letters are in between the one which is 10th from left end and 15th from right end in the given series?
14
15
18
13
None of these
Solution:
14 letters are in between the alphabets which are10th from left and 15th from right end.

Q5. Which letter is exactly in the middle between the eighteenth letter from the right end and eighteenth letter from the left end in the given alphabet series?
N
C
M
P
None of these
Solution:
A C M N O Therefore, M is exactly middle of A and O.

Directions (6-10): Each of the following questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer. 

Q6. Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the center. Who is opposite to A?
 I. D sits second to right of F and opposite to E. A is an immediate neighbor of B and C. 
II. G sits third to right of E, who sits second to right of A.
if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:

Q7. Who among D, E, F, G, H and J got the highest marks in an exam?
I. D’s marks was more than G and J and E’s marks was less than that of F. 
II. E scored less than G. J scored more than G and H. No one scored marks between F and G or F and H.
 if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
 if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From statements I- D>G,J ; F>E
From statement II- either J>H>F>G>E or J>G>F>H>E
From statement I and II both- D>J>H>F>G>E or D>J>G>F>H>E
Hence D got maximum marks.

Q8. Among V, W, X, Y and Z, seated in a straight line facing south, who sits at the left extreme end of the row? 
I. W sits second to right of V. Z is not immediate neighbor of Y. 
II. V sits third to left of Y. W sits on the immediate right of X.
 if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
 if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:

Q9. How is S related to E ? 
I. W is father of X and P is grandson of E, who is wife of W. 
II. G is mother of S and daughter in law of W.
 if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
 if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
Because gender of S is not defined so I and II together are not sufficient to answer.

Q10. Among five friends P, Q, R, S and T having different heights, who is the tallest? 
I. R is taller than only one friend. Only one friend is taller than T. P is not shortest. 
II. R is shorter than three persons. Only one person is taller than T. P is neither the tallest nor the shortest in the group. Q is the shortest in group.
 if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
 if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
 if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
By statement II-
S>T>P>R>Q

Directions (11-15): 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 

Q11. Statements: 
No air is a fire.
Some water are air.
All soil are fire.
Conclusions: 
I. All water being fire is a possibility.
II. All air being soil is a possibility.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q12. Statements: 
No air is a fire.
Some water are air.
All soil are fire.
Conclusions: 
I. Some fire are not water.
II. No soil is a air.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q13. Statements: 
Some carbon are hydrogen.
Some nitrogen are oxygen.
All oxygen are hydrogen.
Conclusions: 
I. All carbon being oxygen is a possibility.
II. Some hydrogen are not nitrogen is a possibility.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q14. Statements: 
All lotus are rose. 
All lily are cactus. 
Some rose are not cactus. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some rose are not lily. 
II. No lotus is a cactus.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q15. Statements: 
No life is a money.
Some life are happy.
All money are time.
Conclusions: 
I. All money being happy is a possibility.
II. Some time are not life.
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

               

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