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### Reasoning Questions for IBPS SO 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 SO 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): In each of these questions the symbols @, #, \$, % and * are used with different meanings as follows.

I. ‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
II. ‘P # Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
III. ‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’.
IV. ‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
V. ‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
In each question, four statements showing relationships have been given, which are followed by four conclusions I, II, III and IV. Assuming that the given statements are true, find out which conclusion(s) is/are definitely true.

Q1. Statements:

K # N * O @ P \$ Q
Conclusions:
I. Q * O
II. Q # O
III. K * O
IV. Q \$ K
I and III are true
II and III are true
III and IV are true
I and II are true
None of the above
Solution:

Q2. Statements:
A \$ B @ F @ C, R * F % J * E
Conclusions:
I. J @ C
II. E # F
III. B % J
IV. A % J
None is true
I and II are true
III and IV are true
I, II and III are true
All are true
Solution:

Q3. Statements:
K @ M \$ N * Q * P # D % F
Conclusions:
I. M % F
II. Q @ K
III. N # F
IV. K * P
Either I or III is true
Either II or IV is true
II and III are true
Either I or III and either II or IV are true
None is true
Solution:

Q4. Statements:
G % B # C @ D \$ E
Conclusions:
I. E*C
II. G @ C
III. G * C
IV. B \$ D
Either II or III is true
Only I is true
Only IV is true
I and II are true
None of the above
Solution:

Q5. Statements:
C # T % U @ V \$ Y, V * Z # X
Conclusions:
I. T @ V
II. C % V
III. X @ C
IV. Y % Z
I and III are true
II and III are true
II and IV are true
All are true
None Follows
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the following question:
Eight persons live in a multi storey building having eight floors in such a way that ground floor is numbered one and the topmost floor is numbered eight. Only one person lives on each floor. Only three person live between C and G. Only one person is between D and A. D lives on one of the even numbered floor above B. Two person lives between E and F. H live immediate below F. H lives above G but not immediate above. B lives on even numbered floor. Both E and F live above B. More than one person live between D and C.

Q6. Who among the following lives on floor number 2?

B
F
C
E
none of these
Solution:

Q7. How many persons live between B and A?
Two
Three
One
Four
None of these
Solution:

Q8. On which of the following floor does D lives?
1st
4th
8th
2nd
none of these
Solution:

Q9. Four of the following belongs to a group find the one that does not belong to that group?
E
G
C
B
H
Solution:

Q10. Who among the following lives just below G?
E
D
C
B
no one
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

6   4   2   5   2   8   5   2   6   4   1   3   9   1   8   1   2   5   8   6   3   5   1   4   9   4   7   3   2   7   2   5   9

Q11. How many 4s are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a digit which has a numerical value of more than four?

None
One
Two
Three
More than three

Q12. Which of the following is seventh to the left of the twentieth from the left end of the above arrangement?
3
9
2
7
1

Q13. If all the even digits are deleted from the above arrangements, which of the following will be tenth from the right end of the arrangement?
9
5
1
3
7

Q14. How many such 5s are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by an odd digit and immediately followed by an even digit?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three

Q15. How many such 1s are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a perfect square?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three