# Reasoning Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains: 25th December

**Dear Aspirants,**

### Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2019

**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 Mains**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): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**Fourteen persons are sitting in two parallel rows such that each row contains seven persons. Either M or B sits at one of the ends. The persons in row 1 faces south and sit exactly opposite to the persons in row 2. F sits at one of the ends and sits diagonally opposite to G. E and I face north. Three persons sit between K and L. A does not face E. C sits exactly in the middle of one of the rows. M is 2nd to the left of B, who does not sit in the same row as N. J faces L. M and D sit in different rows. E sits 2nd left of the one who faces D. H is immediate right to the one who faces C. Two person sit between G and N. Neither J nor L is neighbor of B.**

**Q1. Who among the following faces K?**

J

L

M

B

none of these

**Q2. What is the position of G with respect to D?**

3rd to the left

3rd to the right

4th to the left

5th to the right

none of these

**Q3. Four of the following belongs to a group find the one that does not belong to that group?**

A

F

G

B

E

**Q4. Who among the following faces E?**

J

L

M

B

none of these

**Q5. How many persons sit between I and F?**

Two

One

Three

Four

None of these

**Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below some statements are followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from 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:**

Some blue is sky.

All sky is white.

Some Marbles are blue.

**Conclusions:**

I. Some blue is white.

II. Some white is marbles.

III. All blue is white.

Only II is true

Only I is true

Only III is true

Both I and III is true

None of these

**Q7. Statements:**

All mountains are snow.

Some desert is mountain.

No beach is mountain.

**Conclusions:**

I. Some desert is not beach.

II. All beach is snow is a possibility.

III. No desert is snow.

Only I is true

Both I and II is true

Only II is true

Both II and III is true

None of these

**Q8. Statements:**

Some orange is yellow.

Some yellow is violet.

No pink is yellow.

**Conclusions:**

I. No violet is pink.

II. Some orange is not pink.

III. All violet is not orange.

Both I and II is true

Only I is true

Only II is true

Only III is true

None true

**Q9. Statements:**

All mango is apple.

Some apple is cranberry.

Some grapes is mango.

**Conclusions:**

I. Some grapes is apple.

II. Some mango is cranberry is a possibility.

III. All grapes can be apple.

Only III is true

Only II is true

Both I and III is true

Only I is true

All true

**Q10. Statements:**

Some tables are chairs.

All chairs are almirah.

All tables are almirah.

No chairs is sofa.

**Conclusions:**

I. Some almirah is not sofa.

II. All chairs are sofa.

III. Some sofa is tables.

Only II is true

Only I is true

Only III is true

None true

All true

**Directions (11-15): Study the given information and answer the questions:**

**When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and its rearrangement.**

Input: 25 Inbox 11 Starred 48 Draft 31 Sent 23 Mail

Step I: Draft 25 Inbox Starred 48 31 Sent 23 Mail 11

Step II: 23 Draft 25 Starred 48 31 Sent Mail 11 Inbox

Step III: Mail 23 Draft 25 Starred 48 Sent 11 Inbox 31

Step IV: 25 Mail 23 Draft Starred 48 11 Inbox 31Sent

Step V: Starred 25 Mail 23 Draft 11 Inbox 31Sent48

Step V, is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps find out the appropriate steps for the given input:

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

**Q11. Which element is exactly between ‘Assam’ and ‘Uttarakhand’ in step III of the given arrangement?**

Mizoram

58

51

22

None of the above

Solution:

In this input output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step.

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

**Q12. Which element is 6th to the right of the one which is 4th from left in step I?**

35

62

22

56

None of these

Solution:

In this input output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step.

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

**Q13. In which of the following step the elements “Mizoram 58 61” found in the same order?**

Step I

Step IV

Step III

Step II

No such step

Solution:

In this input output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step.

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

**Q14. What is the difference between the element which is sixth from left in Step IV and 2nd from right in Step II?**

32

19

40

46

None of these

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

**Q15. In step VI, ‘Uttarakhand’ is related to ‘61’ and ‘62’ is related to ‘Odisha’. In the same way ‘Manipur’ is related to?**

35

None of these

56

22

Uttarakhand

Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step a word and a number is arranged simultaneously

For words- they are arranged in alphabetical order in odd steps they are arranged at left end and in even steps they are arranged at right end.

For numbers- they are arranged in increasing order of the difference between the two digits. In odd step the number is arranged at right end and in even step they are arranged at left end.

Input :- 35 Odisha 22 Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 Assam 62 Uttarakhand

Step I: Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram 56 Meghalaya 58 Manipur 61 62 Uttarakhand 22

Step II: 56 Assam 35 Odisha Mizoram Meghalaya 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur

Step III: Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha Mizoram 58 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35

Step IV: 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam Odisha 61 62 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram

Step V: Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 61 Uttarakhand 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62

Step VI: 61 Odisha 58 Meghalaya 56 Assam 22 Manipur 35 Mizoram 62 Uttarakhand

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