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### Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk 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.

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Directions (1-5): 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:

Q1. Statements:
No guide is a software.
Some softwares are antivirus
All applications are softwares
Conclusions:
I. No applications is a guide.
II. Some guides are applications.
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:

Q2. Statements:
All wings are plastic.
No metals is wing.
All metals are fibres.
Conclusions:
I. Some fibres are metals.
II. Some fibres if they are wings must be plastic.
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:

Q3. Statements:
Some frames are circular.
Some rectangles are frames.
Conclusions:
I. Some frames being circular is a possibility.
II. Some rectangles are circular.
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:

Q4. Statements:
All seniors are experienced.
All seniors are educated.
Conclusions:
I. Some experienced are educated.
II. Some seniors being not educated 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:

Q5. Statements:
No logic is right.
Some wrong are right.
No solution is wrong.
Conclusions:
I. No logic is a solution.
II. No right is a solution.
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:

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions

Eight students Z, U, N, K, V, P, C and T are sitting around a square table in such a way four of them sit at four corners while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The one who sit at the four corners face the centre and others facing outside.

Z who faces the centre sits third to the left of P. V who faces the centre is not an immediate neighbour of P. Only one person sits between P and C. K sits second to right of U. U faces the centre. N is not an immediate neighbour of Z.

Q6. Who among the following does not belong to the group?

U
N
V
K
Z
Solution:

Q7. Who sits to the immediate left of N?
U
N
V
K
Z
Solution:

Q8. What is the position of C with respect to N?
Third to the right
Second to the left
Second to the right
Fourth to the right
third to the left
Solution:

Q9. Who sits third to the left of U ?
T
Z
C
P
None of these
Solution:

Q10. Which is true from the given arrangement?
C faces the centre
U faces outside
T faces centre
Z faces the centre
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): The following questions are based on the five three – digit numbers given below:

964   457   645   718   567

Q11. If 3 is added to the second digit of each of the numbers how many numbers thus formed will be divisible by three?

None
One
Two
Three
None of these
Solution:
Only 645 and 567 will be divisible by 3 when added 3 to second digit of each number.

Q12. If all the digits in each of the numbers are arranged in descending order within the number, which of the following will be the highest number in the new arrangement of numbers ?
964
457
645
718
567

Q13. What will be the resultant number if the third digit of the second highest number is divided by the third digit of the highest number?
2
3
0
1
4
Solution:
8÷4=2

Q14. If 3 is added to the first digit and 1 is added to the last digit of each of the numbers then which of the following numbers will be the second highest number?
964
457
645
718
567

Q15. If in each number the first and the third digits are interchanged then which will be the highest number?
964
457
645
718
567

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