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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): Study the following information carefully to answer the following questions:

Eight boxes are placed one above another in a stack. More than 4 boxes are placed between box D and box G. Box D is not below box G. Three boxes are between boxes H and B. Box B is immediate above box G. Box E is adjacent to box H. Box A is above box C but below box F. The number of boxes between box D and box F is one less than the number of boxes between box G and box F.

Q1. How many boxes are between box D and Box H?
1
2
3
4
None
Solution:

Q2. Which of the following box is immediate below box G?
A
B
C
D
None
Solution:

Q3. How many boxes are between the box immediate below box D and box immediate above Box C?
1
2
3
4
None of these
Solution:

Q4. Which of the following box is immediate above H?
A
B
E
D
None of these
Solution:

Q5. How many boxes are above box F?
1
2
3
4
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-9): Each question consists of three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. Consider 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 conclusion logically follow from the given statements using all statements together.

Q6. Statements:
All bricks are stones
Some stones are rocks
All rocks are mountains
Conclusions:
I. Some mountains are bricks
II. No rock is brick is a possibility
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
Solution:

Q7. Statements:
All sixes are scores
All boundaries are fours
No boundary is score
Conclusions:
I. All sixes are fours is a possibility
II. All scores are six.
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
Solution:

Q8. Statements:
Some cars are mobiles
All mobiles are phones
All cars are trucks
Conclusions:
I. Some cars are not phones
II. All trucks are phones is a possibility
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
Solution:

Q9. Statements:
Some husbands are fathers
All fathers are parents
Some husbands are not mothers
Conclusions:
I. All mothers are husband is a possibility
II. All husbands are parents is a possibility
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow
Solution:

Directions (10-12): The following questions are based on the six words given below:
ROCK      MOCK      TONE      FROM      TURN      EACH

Q10. If the given words are arranged in the order as they would appear in a dictionary from right to left, which of the following will be the fourth from the left?
TONE
ROCK
MOCK
FROM
None of these
Solution:
After rearranging all the word, we have –
TURN      TONE      ROCK      MOCK      FROM      EACH
4th from the left is MOCK.

Q11. If in each of the words, all the alphabets are arranged in the reverse order of English alphabet within the word, how many words will begin with a vowel?
Three
Four
Five
Six
None of these
Solution:
After rearranging all the alphabets in reverse order of English alphabet, they become-
ROKC    OMKC     TONE     ROMF     UTRN     HECA
We can see that OMKC and UTRN Words are begin with vowel, So two words will begin with vowel.

Q12. If in each of the given words, the first alphabet is changed to the previous letter in the English alphabetical order, how many words thus formed will be meaningful?
One
Two
Three
Four
None of these
Solution:
After rearrangment,1st alphabet of each words change to previous letter, they become-
QOCK     LOCK     SONE     EROM     SURN     DACH
The meaningful word is LOCK

Directions (13-15): Symbol @, ©, #, \$ and % are used with following meaning:

‘P©Q means ‘P is either greater than or equal to Q’
‘P%Q’ means ‘P is either smaller than or equal to Q’
‘P@Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’
‘P#Q’ means ‘P is smaller than Q’
‘P\$Q’ means ‘P is greater than Q’

Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true and accordingly give answer-

Q13. Statements:
S\$Q, R%P, P#S
Conclusions:
I. P#Q
If only conclusion I is true
If only conclusion II is true
If either conclusion I or II is true
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true
If both conclusion I and II are true
Solution:

Q14.Statements:
C@D, D#E, E%F
Conclusions:
I. C%D
II. C\$E
If only conclusion I is true
If only conclusion II is true
If either conclusion I or II is true
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true
If both conclusion I and II are true
Solution:

Q15. Statements:
Conclusions:
II. R\$M
If only conclusion I is true
If only conclusion II is true
If either conclusion I or II is true
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true
If both conclusion I and II are true
Solution:

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