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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.

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

Meenakshi, Monika, Akshay, Maya, Rohit, Sonali, Saurabh and Rohan are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.
Two females sit in the middle of the sides and two at the corners. Meenakshi sits second to the left of Saurabh. Saurabh sits in the middle of one of the sides. Akshay sits fourth to the right of his wife and his wife is not an immediate neighbour of Meenakshi or Saurabh. Monika sits third to the right of her husband. Monika does not sit at any of the corners. Only Maya sits between Monika and Rohan. Rohan is the husband of Meenakshi. Rohit is a male.

Q1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement ?
No two males are immediate neighbours of each other
Saurabh and Rohan are immediate neighbours of each other
Rohit and Maya are immediate neighbours of each other
Sonali is a male and sits diagonally opposite to Rohit
Meenakshi sits in the centre of one of the sides of the square table
Solution:

Q2. Who amongst the following is Monika's husband?
Akshay
Rohan
Rohit
Sonali
cannot be determined
Solution:

Q3. How many people sit between Monika and Akshay when counted in anti-clockwise direction from Monika?
None
One
Two
Three
Four
Solution:

Q4. Who amongst the following is the wife of Akshay?
Maya
Sonali
Monika
Meenakshi
cannot be determined
Solution:

Q5. What is the position of Rohit with respect to Akshay?
Immediate left
Second to the left
Third to the right
Immediate right
Second to the right
Solution:

Directions(6–10): In this question two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II have been given. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6. Statement:
No flower is a tree.
All leaves are trees.
Some garden are leaves.
Conclusions:
I. No leaves is a flower.
II. At least some garden are trees.
Only conclusion I is true
Neither conclusion I nor II is true
Only conclusion II is true
Both conclusions I and II are true
Either conclusion I or II is true
Solution:

Q7. Statements:
Some movie are actor.
Some actor are director.
Conclusions:
I. Some director are definitely not actor.
II. Some director being movie is a possibility.
Only conclusion I is true
Both conclusions I and II are true
Either conclusion I or II is true
Neither conclusion I nor II is true
Only conclusion II is true
Solution:

Q8. Statements:
Some hills are Mountains.
No Mountains is a valley.
All valley are River.
Conclusions:
I. At least some River are Mountains.
II. No valley is a hills.
Both conclusions I and II are true
Only conclusion II is true
Only conclusion I is true
Neither conclusion I nor II is true
Either conclusion I or II is true
Solution:

Q9. Statements:
Some teachers are students.
All students are friends.
Some friends are parents.
Conclusions:
I. All teachers being friends is a possibility.
II. All friends are students.
Either conclusion I or II is true
Both conclusions I and II are true
Only conclusion II is true
Neither conclusion I nor II is true
Only conclusion I is true
Solution:

Q10. Statements:
Some America are Japan
All Japan are China.
Some China are Vietnam.
Conclusions:
I. At least some China are America.
II. No Vietnam is America.
Only conclusion II is true
Only conclusion I is true
Either conclusion I or II is true
Neither conclusion I nor II is true
Both conclusions I and II are true
Solution:

Directions (11-15): These questions are based on the following set of numbers.

389   476   635   847   568

Q11. Which number will be the smallest if the first and the last digits are interchanged in all the numbers?
389
476
635
847
568

Q12. If in all the numbers first two digits are interchanged and then the number are arranged in ascending order, which number will be the second smallest?
389
476
635
847
568

Q13. The sum of the digits of which of the above numbers is the least?
389
476
635
847
568

Q14. If in each number 1 is subtracted from the middle digit and then the first and the second digits are interchanged which number will be third arranged in descending order?
389
476
635
847
568

Q15. If in all the number 1 is subtracted form the last digit and 1 is added to the first digit which number will be the smallest?
389
476
635
847
568

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