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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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Q1. Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark (?) in the given expression in order to make the expressions A > B definitely true and E> B definitely false?

A ≥ C ? B < D ? E

≥, ≤
>, =
<, >
≥ , >
none of these

Q2. Which of the following should be placed in the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that makes the expression A > E as well as E ≤ R definitely true?

H _ A _ R _ S _ E

=, =, ≥, ≥
>, ≥, =, >
>, <, =, ≤
>, =, >, ≥
>, >, ≥, =

Q3. Which of the following symbols should be placed in the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that makes the expression H > S and A > E definitely false?

H _ A _ R _ S _ E

<, <, <, =
<, =, =, >
>, =, =, <
>, =, =, ≥
>, >, =, <
Solution:
H < A < R < S = E
In this expression H > S and A > E both are false.

Q4. Which of the following words should be placed in the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that makes the expression H > S and A > E definitely true?

_ < _ < _< _=_

H,A,R,S,E
H,R,A,S,E
E, S, R, A, H
E, H, R, A, S
None of these

Q5. How many pairs of letters are there in the word “ANSHIKA” each of which have as many letters between them (in both forward and backward direction) in the word as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions below is given 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.

Q6. Statements:

No day is night.
All night is bright.
All bright are star.
Conclusions:
I. All day are star.
II. Some bright is not day.
None follows
Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Q7. Statements:
Some steel is cup.
All steel is metal.
Some metal is iron.
Conclusions:
I. All cup is metal.
II. Some metal are not steel.
None follows
Only I follow
Only II follows
Either I or II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Q8. Statements:
Some gold is iron.
Some iron is silver.
No silver is black.
Conclusions:
I. Some iron is not black.
II. some gold is not black.
None follows
Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Q9. Statements:
All blue is pink.
Some red is green.
No green is blue.
Conclusions:
I. All red not being pink is a possibility.
II. Some pink is blue.
None follows
Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Q10.Statements:
Some wild is lion.
Some bird is animal.
No animal is wild
Conclusions:
I. Some bird is not wild.
II. Some lion is bird.
None follows
Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follow
Both I and II follow
Solution:

Direction (11-15): Study the information carefully and answer the following questions.

Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H have weekly off on different days of the week starting from Sunday . A has week off either on the 2nd day from the starting or on 2nd day from the last. B has week of immediate after or immediate before A. Only one person has week off between B and F. E has week off on Wednesday. C doesn’t has off before E. More than 3 persons have off between B and D.

Q11. Who among the following has off on Friday?

A
B
C
D
None of these
Solution:

Q12. How many persons have off after D?
1
2
3
4
none
Solution:

Q13. How many persons have off between F and the one who has off immediate before C?
1
2
3
4
none
Solution:

Q14. Who among the following has off immediate before E?
A
B
C
D
None of these
Solution:

Q15. Which of the statement is not true regarding D?
A has off before D.
B has off before D.
Only one person has off between C and D.
D has off immediate after G.
All are true
Solution: