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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 of the questions below. Some statements are given followed by conclusions / group of conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume all the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts and then decide which of the given two conclusions logically follows from the information given in the statements.

Q1. Statements:
Some apples are mangoes.
Some Mangoes are oranges.
No orange is apple
Conclusions:
I. Some mangoes that are organges are apples.
II. Some apple that are mangoes are oranges.
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 conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:

Q2. Statements:
Some birds are animals.
All animals are black.
No black is a white.
Some whites are birds.
Conclusions:
I. Some birds which are black are not white.
II. All animals which are black are necessarily bird.
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 conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:

Q3.Statements:
All scooters are buses.
All bikes are buses.
50% buses are trains.
Conclusions:
I. All buses are either bikes or scooters.
II. Some scooters are train 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 conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:

Q4.Statements:
All apples which are red are tasty.
Most reds are apples.
Some balls are red.
Most apples are balls.
Conclusions:
I. Some reds are tasty.
II. Some apples are neither red nor ball.
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 conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:

Q5.Statements:
All cups are plates.
Some plates are bowls.
Conclusions:
I. Some bowls if they are cups, are also plates.
II. Some cups are plates.
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 conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:

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

Eight students M, N, O, P , U, V, W and X 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 4 corners face the centre and others facing outside.

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

Q6. Which one does not belong to that group out of five ?
N
O
U
P
M
Solution:

Q7. Which will come in the place of ? NOU UXM MWP ?
PVN
PWM
POW
POV
None of these
Solution:

Q8. What is the position of W with respect to O ?
Third to the right
Second to the left
Second to the right
Fourth to the right
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Who sits third to the left of N ?
X
M
W
V
None of these
Solution:

Q10. Which is true from the given arrangement?
W faces the centre
N faces outside
X faces inside
M faces the centre
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15):Answer the following questions referring to the symbol-letter-number sequence given below:

Q11. Which of the following is exactly midway between the tenth element from the right and fifth element from the left end?

Q12. How many letters are there in the above sequence which are immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a consonant?
None
one
Two
Three
None of these

Q13. What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following sequence?
5&D
CPN
ZP5
5&Q
None of these

Q14. Which of the following is the eleventh element to the right of the second element from the left end in the above sequence?
9
1
M
4
None of these

Q15. If both the halves of the above sequence are written in reverse order, which will be the sixth element to the right of the sixteenth element from the right end?
4
+
O
N
None of these

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