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): Some statements are given followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the following conclusions if any, follow from the given statements:

Q1. Statements: All caps are hat.
Some hat are round
Some  cat are round
No cat is caps
Conclusion: (I) Some hat are not cat
(II) All cat being hat is a possibility
(III) some rounds are not caps
(a) Only (I) and (III) follow
(b) only (III) follow
(c) Only (I) and (II) follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Q2. Statements: Some girls are beautiful
Some cute are beautiful
Some cute are men
No men is beautiful
Conclusion: (I) All cute being beautiful is a possibility
(II) Some girls are not men
(III) All girls being men is a possibility
(a) Only (I) and (III) follow
(b) only (III) follow
(c) Only (I) and (II) follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Q3. Statements: All kings are royal
No king is interesting
Some kings are important
No important is interesting
Conclusion: (I) All important being royal is a possibility
(II) All interesting being royal is a possibility
(III) Some royal are not interesting
(a) Only (I) and (III) follow
(b) only (III) follow
(c) Only (I) and (II) follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Q4. Statements: All chicken are muttons
No Mutton is fish
Some fish are useless
Some useless are chicken
Conclusion: (I) All useless being mutton is a possibility
(II) All useless being fish is a possibility
(III) Some useless are not fish
(a) Only (I) and (III) follow
(b) only (III) follow
(c) Only (I) and (II) follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Q5. Statements: All sweets are laddu
All barfi is jalebi
Some jalebi is sweets.
Conclusion: (I) Some jalebi is not laddu
(III) All laddu being sweets is a possibility
(a) Only (I) and (III) follow
(b) only (III) follow
(c) Only (I) and (II) follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below, a group of digits is given followed by four combinations of letters/ symbols numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). You have to find out which of the four combinations correctly represents the group of digits based on the letter/ symbol codes and the conditions given below. If none of the four combinations represents the group of digits correctly, give (e) i.e. ‘None of these’ as the answer.

SOLUTIONS (6-10)
S6. Ans.(a)
Sol.  None of the conditions are applied.
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Condition (i) Applies.
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Condition (ii) applies
S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Condition (iii) applies.
S10. Ans.(e)
Sol. Condition (i) applies.

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners while four sits in the middle of each of the four sides. The one who sit at the four corners face the centre while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside (Opposite to the centre). G sits second to the right of C. C sits in the middle of one of the sides of table. Only two people sit between G and B. D is one of the immediate neighbours of B. E sits second to the left of D. A sits second to the left of F. G is not an immediate neighbour of F

Q11. How many people sit between C and E when counted from the right of C?
(a) None
(b) Four
(c) One
(d) Three
(e) Two

Q12. Which of the following is true regarding A?
(a) Both E and C are immediate neighbours of A
(b) Only three people sit between A and D.
(c) A sits at middle of one of the sides
(d) H sits second to the left of A
(e) None of the given options is true.

Q13. What is the position of G with respect to B?
(a) Second to the left
(b) Third to the right
(c) Second to the right
(d) Fifth to the right
(e) Fourth to the left.

Q14. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group, who among the following does not belong to that group?
(a) B
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) G

Q15. Who sits second to the left of H?
(a) E
(b) F
(c) G
(d) D
(e) B

S12. Ans.(d)

S13. Ans.(b)

S14. Ans.(a)

S15. Ans.(e)