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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.

Directions (1-2): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

If ‘A × B’ means ‘A is son of B’
If ‘A + B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’
If ‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is wife of B’
If ‘A – B’ means ‘A is father of B’

Q1. What will come in the place of the question mark (?) to establish that Q is mother of N in the expression ‘N + O – P? Q’ ?
(a) +
(b) ×
(c) –
(d) ÷
(e) Either (a) or (b)

Q2. Which of the following relations are true based upon the relations given in the equation ‘S ÷ T × V – W + Y?’
(a) T is brother of Y
(b) S is daughter-in-law of W
(c) S is daughter-in-law of Y
(d) Y is daughter of V
(e) None is true

Q3. While going to his office P meets a man Q who is related to P, because P has R, a son, who is married to T. T is the daughter of Q. T has daughter A. How is P related to A?
(a) Grandfather
(b) Grandmother
(c) Uncle
(d) Father-in-law
(e) None of these

Q4. In a class of 36 students Ravi’s rank from the top is 12. Radhika ranks three places above Ravi. What is Radhika’s rank from the bottom?
(a) 27
(b) 28
(c) 26
(d) 29
(e) None of these

Q5. A boy from his home first walks 14 m in north-west direction & then 16 m in south-west direction. Next, he walks 14 m south-east direction. Finally he turns towards his house. In which direction is he moving?
(a) South-east
(b) North-east
(c) South-west
(d) North-west
(e) CND

Directions (6-10): In these questions, a relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions.  Give answer
(a) If only conclusion I is true
(b) If conclusions II is true
(c) If either Conclusion I or II is true
(d) If neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true
(e) If both Conclusions I and II are true.

Q6. Statements: M < R, R = F, F ≤ L
Conclusions: I. M < L
II. R<L

Q7. Statements: T > J, J < V, V ≤ W
Conclusions:   I. T = W
II. T < W

Q8. Statements: J < D, D > L, L ≤ N
Conclusions: I. J ≤ L
II. J > L

Q9. Statements: R > M, M ≥ H, H > F
Conclusions: I. R ≥ F
II. M > F

Q10. Statements: K > H, H ≥ I, I = F
Conclusions: I. K > I
II. H ≥ F

Directions (11-15):These questions are based on the following arrangement. Study it carefully and answer the questions.

G % 3 7 M E 4 # 6 L A @ K 1 S  F O 2 N \$ I 5 9

Q11. Which element is sixth to the right of fifteenth from the right end?
(a) S
(b) 
(c) F
(d) 1
(e) None of these

Q12.  Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
(a) I2
(b) OS
(c) 2
(d) \$2
(e) 5N

Q13. How many such symbols are in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a number but not immediately preceded by another number?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Q14. If all the symbols are dropped from the above arrangement which element will be ninth from the left end?
(a) L
(b) 6
(c) 4
(d) A
(e) None of these

Q15. What will come in place of the question mark in the following series based on the above arrangement?
7M3   4#E   LA6 ?
(a) K@A